Contributed by Shine Thomas on Aug 2, 2017
Martin Luther who brought the protestant reformation out of the Catholic church questioned the doctrine and practices of the Catholic church in a thesis called ‘The Ninety-Five Theses’ in October of 1517. The Roman Catholic church wanted Martin Luther to recant his view. The Diet of Worms of 1521
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2012
IMPACT OF SCRIPTURE MEMORIZATION: PSALM 119
Scripture memorization is a great challenge to a modern day saints. But in the old days, many of the saints of God would memorize large portions of Scripture because they were devoted to God.
One such man was John Ruskin. He lived in the nineteenth
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 24, 2011
DR. R. G. LEE ON THE BIBLE
The late Dr. R. G. Lee, former pastor of the Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis TN expressed the value of God’s Word in this way:
"The Bible is a book beyond all books as a river is above and beyond a rivulet. The Bible is a book beyond all books as the sun is above
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
MEMORIZING VS. APPLYING SCRIPTURE
Dave Veerman, Campus Life, Wheaton, IL, related this story:
A while ago our family began to memorize Scripture, one verse a week. Because my daughters were ages ten and six, I thought this was about the right speed. We keep the verses on cards in the middle
Contributed by Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010
A Nation of Bible Illiterates
George Barna wrote The State of the Church in 2002. Barna conducted a survey of self-pronounced Christians and here’s what he found about their knowledge of the Bible. These are Christians.
• 48% could not name the four Gospels.
• 52% cannot identify more
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 16, 2009
THOMPSON CHAIN-REFERENCE: 100 YEARS
The Thompson Chain-Reference Bible turns 100 this year. Published by Kirkbride Bible Co., the Bible was developed by Frank Charles Thompson with the goal of linking verses to help readers study Scripture without the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2006
Memorizing & Studying Bible Low Priorities George Barna Research reports "Our most recent surveys indicate that about half of all adult Amerocans listen to preaching or Bible teaching in a typical week." Although 1 out of 3 read the Bible during the week, only 1 out of 10 claim to study the Bible