RENEWED LIKE THE EAGLE
When the Psalmist mentions the renewal of the eagle, he may be referring to the "molting process" in an eagle’s life. As eagles age, their beaks and talons become encrusted with calcium. Thus, neither is as sharp as they once were. When this happens the aging eagle cannot
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 19, 2011
THANKFUL PEOPLE ARE HAPPY PEOPLE
I read a news story once of a woman who was getting ready to jump off a 44 story building in New York City.
Witnesses said that she did not look like the type of person who would do such a thing. She was very distinguished and well dressed.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 3, 2009
A woman fell out of a second-floor window and landed in a slow-moving garbage truck. Half-buried in the litter, she tried without success to get the truck-driver’s attention. A foreign diplomat standing on the sidewalk saw her and quipped, "Another example of how wasteful
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 28, 2009
Several years ago Bob Sheffield of the Navigators told a moving story picturing the essence of what it means to receive God’s forgiveness.
Before he became a Christian, Bob played professional hockey in Canada. He was tough, loved to fight and found himself in jail one night
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 17, 2006
Inasmuch as the great Father has given us this year an abundant harvest of Indian corn, wheat, peas, beans, squashes, and garden vegetables, and has made the forests to abound with game and the sea with fish and clams, and inasmuch as he has protected us from the ravages of the savages, has spared
Contributed by Billy Kryger on Nov 11, 2002
Poem: Praise The Lord
Praise Him when the sun is shining,
When the winds of trouble blow,
When you see no silver lining,
On the clouds that hand so low.
Praise illumines clouds of sorrow,
Turns the gray skies into gold,
Giving promise of a ‘morrow
Bright with blessings
Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 26, 2002
THE DISTANCE BETWEEN EAST AND WEST
The Bible says in Psalm 103 that God removes our sins as far as the east is from the west. Do you understand how far that is?
Let me just give you a hint. If you were to travel north from anywhere, at what point would you begin going south? At the north
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 9, 2001
There is an old story about a man in China who was walking on a rain slick road. He lost his footing & fell into a ditch filled with mud. He kept sinking deeper & deeper in the mud. The more he struggled to get out of the ditch, the deeper he sank.
As he was sinking in the mud Buddha came