Contributed by James Wilson on Mar 2, 2001
For thirteen extraordinary days in October of 1962, the world stood on the brink of an unthinkable catastrophe. Across the globe, people anxiously awaited the outcome of a harrowing political, diplomatic and military confrontation that threatened to end in an apocalyptic nuclear exchange between
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jun 21, 2001
~ Astronaut: "Nearer My God, To Thee"
~ Baker: "I Need Thee Every Hour"
~ Barber: "A Parting Hymn We Sing"
~ Baseball Batter: "Seek Thee First"
~ Builder: "How Firm A Foundation" and "The Church’s One Foundation"
~ Canoeist: "Flow, River, Flow"
~ Carpenter: "The Nail
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Aug 2, 2004
Rick Warren says, "Worry is the warning light that God is really not first in my life at this particular moment." Because worry says that God is not big enough to handle my troubles. Jesus says in Mt. 6:33: "Set your heart first on God’s kingdom and His goodness.." And He
Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 10, 2004
According to the Bureau of Standards in Washington, a dense fog covering seven city blocks to a depth of 100 feet is composed of less that one glass of water. That amount of water is divided into about 60 billion tiny droplets. Yet when those minute particles settle over a city or the countryside,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
Forgetfulness: a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their
‘Whereas, it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, humbly implore his protection and favor…” (1st
Dr. Don Colbert wrote a book called Stress Less in which he tackles the problem of stress in our society. Listen to a few observations he has made as a Medical Doctor. “Did you know that 75 to 90 percent of all visits to a primary care physician’s office are related to stress disorders? That’s
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2010
"I SIMPLY CAME TO GIVE..."
In the middle of President Lincoln’s Presidency, an elderly lady made an appointment to see him. As she entered his office, he inquired, "How can I be of service to you, Madam?"
The lady answered, "Mr. President, I know you are a very busy man, and I have not come
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 13, 2010
Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might then a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 13, 2010
HANGING ONTO THE "BOMB"
For four hours he held the cylinder, waiting for rescue or an immediate death. After digging up what appeared to be an unexploded WWI bomb, David Page held on to it, afraid that letting go would detonate the device.
While holding the bomb, the terrified 40-year-old
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 20, 2011
VANCE HAVNER ON WORRY
Vance Havner: Worry is like a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it won’t get you anywhere!
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2011
FALLING AFTER DARK
There is a story told about a construction worker. This construction worker was employed on a high-rise building project, which required him and others to work after dark. He was busy on the edge of one of the walls which was many stories high, when he suddenly lost his
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 25, 2009
SLEEPING THE NIGHT BEFORE YOUR EXECUTION
In 1555, Nicholas Ridley was burned at the stake because of his witness for Christ. On the night before Ridley’s execution, his brother offered to remain with him in the prison chamber to be of assistance and comfort. Nicholas declined the offer and
"Powerful prayer is not so much learning how to get what we want from God; it is learning from God how to want what we
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 26, 2009
Dale Carnegie’s Solution to Worry--Prayer
We can forget about what tomorrow brings - we can quit worrying - because if we love Almighty God and have faith in Him, everything will work out for our good! Down through the centuries, many who have tried Him have found that to be true!
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 12, 2011
In a 2006 article in Time magazine called "Why We Worry About the Things We Shouldn’t" Jeffrey Kluger, writes:
As human beings, we pride ourselves on being the only species that understands the concept of risk. Yet we have a confounding habit of worrying about mere possibilities
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 11, 2011
FACE YOUR FEARS, DON'T RUN FROM THEM
A few years ago, a canoeing friend of mine and I went to a talk one evening at the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Center. I could hardly wait to hear the couple that was to speak. It was Verlen and Valerie Kruger. They had recently completed a 21,000
Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Feb 23, 2012
FOR BLESSINGS ALREADY RECEIVED
"Returning thanks for blessings already received increases our faith and enables us to approach God with new boldness and new assurance. Doubtless the reason so many have so little faith when they pray is because they take so little time to meditate upon and thank
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 28, 2012
"GOD, YOU'RE IN MY WAY."
A California pastor, Kyle Idleman, talks about his last move in his book, Not a Fan. In that move, he saved the heaviest piece of furniture for last -- the desk from his office. And as he was pushing and pulling the desk with all his might, his four-year-old son came
Contributed by Troy Borst on May 31, 2012
"I WORRY TOO MUCH"
I was perusing the Internet this week and found ExperienceProject.com that has an entire section of the website called "I worry too much." Worry must be one of those universal emotions and conditions that all of us deal with. These are some of the comments left by