Contributed by Billy Kryger on Jun 19, 2003
THE PERSON OF THE BOOK
GENESIS: Promised Seed
EXODUS: Passover Lamb
NUMBERS: Brazen Serpent
DEUTERONOMY: Great Lawgiver
JOSHUA: Prophet, Priest and King
JUDGES: Judge of All the Universe
RUTH: Kinsman Redeemer
SAMUEL: Anointer of Kings
KINGS: King of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 22, 2004
HOW DID I SPEND MY 75 YEARS?
Statisticians tells us that the average life span is now around 75 years. If you’re under 30 then you think that is a long time. If you’re around my age, you’re beginning to realize that’s not really very long at all.
A few years ago, someone went to the trouble
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 22, 2004
REMEMBERING MY PURPOSE
The Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful and costly tombs ever built, but there is something fascinating about its beginnings.
In 1629, when the favorite wife of Indian ruler Shah Jahan died, he ordered that a magnificent tomb be built as a memorial to her. The shah
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jan 24, 2005
“The Land of Beginning Again!” Philippians 3: 12-14 Key verse(s): 13-14:“Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me
Contributed by David Browne on Dec 9, 2000
On the Australian coat of arms is a picture of a emu and a kangaroo. These animals were chosen because they share a characteristic that appealed to our forefathers. Both the emu and kangaroo can move only forward, not back. The emu’s three-toed foot causes it to fall if it tries to go backwards,
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 14, 2001
"When Chances Come" BY Willo Lou Clark
If you had been a lowly shepherd who heard the angels sing,
Would you have left your sheep alone to find the baby King?
If you had been the innkeeper - pressed & hurried since the dawn,
Would you have done the best you could, or told them to move
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 25, 2002
GLITZY GRAMMY GIFTS
The New York Post reports that producers of the 2002 Grammy ceremony showered each of the show’s stars with a personalized gift basket said to be worth $16,000 each.
Britney Spears got a pair of $1,900 diamond earrings, a Blackberry pager, an iPod MP3 player, a free
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 21, 2002
You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-term
Contributed by Jay Winters on Jan 10, 2008
For many of us, our New Years resolutions seem to resemble carbon dating – where we can establish the date of our resolution by how many “half lives” it has had. Here are some examples:
2003: I will read at least 10 books a year.
2004: I will read 5 books a year.
2005: I will finish Portals of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 27, 2006
Church Tech: 9 out of 10 Protestant pastors have Internet access, and about half of all Protestant churches maintain a church Web site, according to a recent Ellison Research study. While 90% of ministers are online, only a third of those use a content filter on their church office computer. 88%
Contributed by Steve Miller on Feb 12, 2006
The following letter appeared in the Ann Lander’s newspaper column a few years ago. It is a great image of what marital love is like.
"Dear Ann Landers: I’m going to tell you about a love story that I witness every time I go to the nursing home to see my husband
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow that flies
From the pages of “The Essence of True Leadership (Be a Leader and not a Boss)” V.Balu, D.B. Jain College, Chennai - 600 096. T. Nadu, S. India…
The legendary Russi Modi of Tata Steel in India, was a phenomenal success with thousands of his company's employees. Revealing the
Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Oct 8, 2017
Commentator Gordon Fee recalls the famous “miracle mile,” the first time two milers ran under four minutes in the same race. Roger Bannister and John Landy competed in Vancouver, B.C. in 1954. Landy had led all the way, but coming off the final turn toward the finish line he looked over his
Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Feb 7, 2019
Drifting Along (Philippians 3:12-21)
Intro: The two trappers
In the mid 1800’s their were two trappers that had been trapping muskrat and beaver all summer and fall. They had been working their traps in the Cumberland Plateau area of Tennessee. With their packs full of furs
REMEMBER FAILURE MAY BE BUT AN OPPORTUNITY----
GEORGE CAMPBELL MORGAN, 12/9/1863. He died May 16, 1945. He preached his first sermon at 13 years of age. In 1888 a young man named CAMPBELL MORGAN had made application to the WESLEYAN SCHOOL of ministry. Campbell was one of 150 men to apply
John R. Scott gives a modern example of one who suffered for the gospel observing that…
"Few men of this century have understood better the inevitability of suffering than Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He seems never to have wavered in his Christian antagonism to the Nazi regime, although it meant for
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 9, 2009
CLARION CALL OF ONE
The actions of a few are often a clarion call to courage. It requires radical sacrifice and radical commitment to accomplish these things. All that it takes is for one man to refuse to surrender!
Anyone who is familiar with Winston Churchill understands that he was such a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 12, 2009
Kentucky Thunderstorm Wipes Out Historic Family Pear Tree
John Claypool tells the story of a thunderstorm years ago that swept through Southern Kentucky at the farm where his ancestors had lived for 6 generations. There was an old pear tree that had been there for about as long as anyone could