HOW DO WE VALUE THINGS AND PEOPLE IN LIFE? ARE WE INVINCIBLE?
THE RMS TITANIC… WE DON’T NEED LIFE BOATS WE ARE UNSINKABLE?
Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
THE RMS TITANIC… WHAT? I
God designs valleys for His sheep to grow and sometimes He has to "make us lie down" there to teach us how to trust Him.
Here are 5 facts about valleys we need to remember:
1. Valleys are INEVITABLE. Jesus promised valleys would come in this world (John 16:33).
2. Valleys are
THE SILENT SERMON
A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending Services regularly, stopped going.
After a few weeks, the preacher decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The preacher found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire.
Guessing the reason
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 1, 2010
Missionary Paralyzed Learns How To Thrive in Suffering
Scott Larson shared a personal encounter. “Annette and her husband were missionaries in Western Europe when she began to have pain in her back. When the pain became so unbearable that she could no longer function, even with muscle relaxants,
Contributed by Tony Abram on May 1, 2010
The next time you feel like God can’t use you,
NOAH was a drunk....
ABRAHAM was too old...
ISAAC was a daydreamer....
JACOB was a liar...
LEAH was ugly...
JOSEPH was abused...
MOSES had a stuttering problem...
GIDEON was afraid...
SAMPSON had long
Contributed by Paul Green on Feb 5, 2010
Open Our Eyes...?
I have a book called 'Tall Tales of a Big God' written by a man called Maurice Smith. Maurice is (or at least was) an international Christian Speaker travelling all over the UK, and Europe and particularly the USA. And his book is a compilation of some of the most
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 3, 2009
A Farmer Plants Sour Apples Near Edge of Orchard To Camouflage The Sweet Ones in the Middle
A farmer repeatedly invited his neighbor to come over to his orchard and pick some apples and make fresh, sweet apple cider. The neighbor kept turning down the offer. Finally, the farmer asked why the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 3, 2009
Painter Andrew Wyeth’s Understanding of What Doesn’t Show on the Canvas Helps Him Better Draw What Does
Andrew Wyeth painted picture of General Lafayette’s quarters near Chadds Ford, Pa., with a sycamore tree behind the building. When his brother first saw the painting, Andrew wasn’t finished with
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2009
Sinners Need Restoration like Cast Sheep Need Rescued
One of the dangers facing a sheep is that it becomes ‘cast’ and one of the challenges facing a shepherd is to make sure that his sheep do not become cast. A cast sheep is one that has turned over on its back and is, become of it lack of agility
Contributed by Larry Moyer on Aug 5, 2009
THE LORD IS YOUR SHEPHERD, AND THAT’S ENOUGH
One time there was a newspaper office in that always had a practice that if the pastors in that city would call in and give them texts and titles to their messages, they would print them in the paper so all the people in the city would know on what
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 14, 2009
HE LEADETH ME
When Joseph Gilmore was just out of seminary, he filled in a couple of weeks at FBC in Philadelphia, PA. And he gave this testimony:
"At the mid-week service, on the 26th of March, 1862, I set out to give the people an exposition of the 23rd Psalm, which I had given before on
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 10, 2009
ALL I NEED TO KNOW
A Sunday school teacher gave his class an assignment to learn the 23rd Psalm by next Sunday, because each was going to recite it to the whole church. A little boy named Bobby, just couldn’t get it all in his head, he struggled all week long.
Finally Sunday comes and the
Contributed by Charles Hines on Jun 12, 2007
I love the 23rd Psalms where it says "Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me. all the days of my life." I imagine two angels, one named goodness and one named mercy, and everywhere I go they follow me, and protect me. I had the chance to experience this first hand. I was travelling to
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in
Max Lucado (Angels were Silent)
Describes how in a similar way we cry out for something to cut through the clutter of life, turning to faith and religion to give us simplicity, instead finding things just as complicated:
Enter, religion. We Christians have a solution for the confusion don’t
Contributed by Edward Hardee on Jun 8, 2006
The secure man’s 23rd Psalm says…
I am my provider, I shall not be in want
I have stored up hay if the grass is not green in the valley
I have a big canteen just incase the waters are dried up
I have a map so I can find the right path
Even if I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I
Contributed by Jim Kane on Oct 5, 2004
Recently someone in our congregation shared a photocopy of an article from the May 13, 1955 (that’s right, 1955) issue of Housekeeping Monthly entitled The Good Wife’s Guide that feature tips on how to please their husbands when they come home from work. Here are some excerpts:
• Have dinner
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 21, 2003
In April 1865, the Civil War was coming to a close. Robert E Lee had surrendered to US Grant. Lee later begged the southern states to join the Union and be one nation again. Johnson finally surrendered to Sherman, leaving only one major Confederate general to surrender, which he eventually did.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 15, 2002
Music is major influence for "mosaic" generation
On a recent edition of the radio program "For Faith and Family", pollster George Barna discussed the significant cultural influence music exerts on the Mosaic generation (those born between 1984 and 2002): "Music is really interesting because
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 17, 2002
It was a case of rags to riches and back to rags again for a Thai street hawker who briefly became a millionaire when a computer glitch on a popular TV game show fed her the answers intended for the host.
Lertrak Panjanawaporn, 44, stunned the producers of the popular "Who Wants