Contributed by Shine Thomas on Aug 2, 2017
In 1984, Avianca Airlines, Spanish airline 707, had a crash, hit a mountain. They went into the rubble, everybody died, the plane is all over the place. Finally, they found little black box which has the cockpit recorder on it so they can get the dialogue that’s going on in the cockpit just before
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2011
J. C. RYLE ON ZEAL
Recently I found a book by Bishop J.C. Ryle, the first bishop of Liverpool, England on the subject of zeal. He wrote:
"Zeal is a burning desire to please God, to do His will, and to advance His glory in the world in every possible way. A zealous man is preeminently a man
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 4, 2010
Philip Yancey’s Wife Shares the Suffering of an Elderly Man
Philip Yancey- My wife worked with some of the poorest people in the city of Chicago, directing a program of a church that intentionally seeks out lonely and abandoned senior citizens no one else cares for. Many times I have seen her pour
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 Loyd Taylor on Oct 29, 2008
HE’S NO STRANGER
He’s the wisest man in the church
There’s nothing he can’t do
If you turn down your ministry
He’ll be there to do it for you.
He’s also a very faithful member
And shows up right on time
If you don’t honor your commitment
He’ll cover you every time.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 6, 2002
LOVE MY ENEMIES
Richard Wurmbrand, who spent fourteen years suffering in a Communist prison, reminds all believers with less than ideal circumstances that “if the heart is cleansed by the love of Jesus Christ, and if the heart love Him, you can resist all tortures.” He says, “God will not judge