Contributed by Ken Henson on Nov 3, 2018
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and do not rely on your own understanding for support.
6 In all your habits acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight
7 Don’t look at yourself as wise—fear God and leave evil
8 It will bring health to umbilical cord and refreshment
Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
"There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose." - Hubbard, Kin American Journalist (1868-1930)
I once knew a woman who grew up in Oklahoma in a very poor family. She contracted
Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
“Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.”
- Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
In the early hours of a January morning in Texas years ago, a man was jolted awake to a nightmare; his friend was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2011
TRUST IN GOD
"Trust in yourself and you are doomed to disappointment
Trust in money and you may have it taken from you;
But trust in God, and you are never to be confounded in time or eternity." --D.L.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 6, 2011
An old Model T Ford was pulled off to the side of the road with its hood up, and a young man was trying desperately to get it running. He had been working at it for a long time without any success when a beautiful, chauffeur-driven limousine stopped behind him, and a well-dressed man
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 12, 2011
DO YOU HAVE THE NERVE OF A SQUIRREL?
A young writer with a very uncertain income went into a quiet park to contemplate a serious problem. For four years he had been engaged, but felt he did not have enough money to get married. He wanted to live and write in Paris, Rome, Vienna,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 9, 2010
Trust the One Who Can See Over the Crowd
In a time of fear and uncertainty, Jesus disciples were very careful to do exactly what He told them to do. and That’s what we must do if we want to survive and thrive in these days of fear and uncertainty.
Anne Graham Lotz says that when she and her
PLAN YOUR LIFE
A famous British writer George Bernard Shaw once visited a sculptor Sir Jacob Epstein at his studio. The visitor noticed a huge block of stone standing in one corner and asked what it was for. "I don’t know yet. I’m still making plans."
Shaw was astounded. "You mean you plan your
Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jun 28, 2008
A man in Kansas City was severely injured in an explosion. The victim’s face was badly disfigured, and he lost his eyesight as well as both hands. He was just a new Christian, and one of his greatest disappointments was that he could no longer read the Bible.
Then he heard about a lady in
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 28, 2008
DO YOU KNOW HOW TO PRAY
I heard a story of a ship that was sinking in the middle of a storm, and the captain called out to the crew and said, "Does anyone here know how to pray?"
One man stepped forward and said, "Yes sir, I know how to pray."
The captain said, "Wonderful, you pray
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
ONE FAMOUS BUSINESS MAN: ABOUT A 100 PLUS YEARS AGO A YOUNG MAN HAD TO LEAVE HOME BECAUSE HIS FAMILY COULD NOT AFFORD TO FEED AND HOUSE HIM. ON HIS WAY TO HIS FUTURE HE MEET AN OLD FRIEND WHO WAS CAPTAIN OF A CANAL BOAT. THE CAPTAIN ASKED WHERE HE WAS OFF TO. HE REPLIED, “I DON’T KNOW.” HE TOLD HIM
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
• You go to a doctor whose name you cannot pronounce and whose degrees you have never verified.
• He gives you a prescription you cannot read.
• You take it to a pharmacist you have never met.
• He gives you a chemical compound you do not understand.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. He who is endowed with it may perform very good or very bad actions; all
Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 20, 2003
Back in 1995 I was having a difficult time understanding what God was doing in my life. As God so often does, He used something simple to teach me a great truth. I was taking my cat to the sink to give it a bath. Our cat Madeline had a skin condition that required weekly baths. She hated them
Contributed by Steven Dow on Jul 17, 2002
THE LAW OF THE PENDULUM
In college a student was asked to prepare a lesson to teach his speech class. He was to be graded on creativity and ability to drive home a point in a memorable way. The title of his talk was, “The Law of the Pendulum.” He spent twenty minutes carefully teaching the
Contributed by Jon Sigler on Jun 20, 2001
It seems the pastors small son was told by his mother that he should wash his hands because there were germs living in all that dirt. He refused and complained: "Germs and Jesus! Germs and Jesus!