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
Contributed by Paul Steen on Dec 24, 2018
A woman had been diagnosed with cancer and had been given three months to live. Her doctor told her to start making preparations to die. So she contacted her pastor and had him come to her house to discuss certain aspects of her final wishes. She told him which songs she wanted sung at the service,
WISHING FOR PASCAL'S BRAIN
Biblical Education is the process by which Godly character is formed, strength of clear conscious and sound mind is amplified, and understanding is sharpened, as a result of which one can walk in divine wisdom.
Someone once approached Blaise Pascal, the famous
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 Sermoncentral on Aug 4, 2011
AIMING AT THE RIGHT TARGET
Some of our deeds are of great value, especially those done in dependence upon God for His glory and honor. Some of our deeds are worthless. They accomplish nothing of eternal value and will be quickly forgotten after we are gone.
Matt Emmons had the gold medal in
Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jul 3, 2011
C. S. Lewis in The Problem of Pain: "Our Father refreshes us on the journey with some pleasant inns, but will not
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 19, 2011
I CAN'T REMEMBER
An elderly man moved into a retirement community. It wasn't long until he had made a number of friends among the other residents. There was one lady he was especially attracted to and she was attracted to him, also. They spent a lot of time together. Finally one evening he
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 5, 2011
COME SWEET DEATH
The picture is indelibly etched on my memory, I'm sure because at the time the incident seemed so bizarre, so peculiar. The scene was an elementary school talent show; all of us had been groomed and polished and persuaded that we had some talent or another to display before our
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 19, 2011
Years ago, I heard Pastor Anthony Mangun tell a story at Because of the Times that I have never forgotten. . . .
The story is told of a young man by the name of Monty, who was the son of an itinerant horse trainer, who would go from stable to stable, race track to race track,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2010
Following God Ordained Passions, like Wilson Bentley the Snowflake Photographer
I want to die the same way Wilson Bentley died.
Wilson grew up on a farm in Jericho, Vermont, and as a young boy he developed a fascination with snowflakes. Obsession might be a better word for it. Most people go
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 14, 2009
Christian Walk Compared to Learning How to Pitch Horseshoes
When I married into Charlotte’s family I married into a really close family that liked to spend a lot of time together. Almost every Sunday was spent at Charlotte’s Mom and Dad’s house. There were football or baseball games to watch or
When a Dream Dies
When a dreams dies, the world is not the same
You realize in an instant everything has changed
Tomorrow will be different
The plans will all be new
For the dream that you were chasing
No longer lives inside of you.
To know the race is over and you’ve been left
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
A Thanks Offering For Heaven
Philippians 3:20 says, "But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables Him to bring everything under His control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like His
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow that flies
Contributed by Steve Malone on Jan 26, 2005
Bill Broadhurst was a great runner and he entered a 10k race in Omahu, a race that Bill Rodgers would win in less than 30 minutes.
Bill Broadhurst had a handicap, he was paralyzed on his entire left side from an aneurism early in life. But he still loved to run and for him to be in the same race
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 Sermoncentral 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 Sermoncentral 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 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 Paul Fritz on Jul 21, 2002
You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-term