Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 10, 2004
“Linchpin for Disaster!” Romans 13: 8-14 Key verse(s): 13: “Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy.”
In the recent heavy rains that struck the state this past spring, of chief
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2000
Richard Foster has said that “The Disciplines are best exercised in the midst of our relationships with our husband or wife, our brothers and sisters, our
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 14, 2001
ILL. Are you familiar with Bill Cosby’s book, "Time Flies"? In it, Cosby says that something happens to you when you turn 50 years old.
When his father turned 50, Cosby says that for the first time he remembers noticing his father’s "love handles," those rolls of fat which develop around your
Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jun 17, 2002
Nicky Gumbel tells us of a man who sent a check to the government for back taxes with a note attached that said:
“I felt so guilty for cheating on my taxes I had to send you
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 2, 2002
Dr. George Sweeting once estimated that "more than a fourth of the Bible is predictive prophecy...Both the Old and New Testaments are full of promises about the return of Jesus Christ. Over 1800 references appear in the O.T., and seventeen O.T. books give prominence to this theme. Of the 260
Years ago a farmer owned land along the Atlantic seacoast. He constantly
advertised for hired hands. Most people were reluctant to work on farms
along the Atlantic. They dreaded the awful storms that raged across the
Atlantic, wreaking havoc on the buildings and crops. As the farmer
Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 5, 2002
I heard about an old farmer that had a grandfather clock that went haywire and chimed fourteen times one midnight. He jumped up and said, “Wake up, Nellie, it’s later than it’s ever been before.” I want to tell you folks, it’s later than it’s
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Mar 3, 2009
AUGUSTINE AND THE BIBLE
For 2,000 years the Bible, often unaided by any human intervention, has transformed the lives of those who read it, many times dramatically so. St. Augustine is a good example. For most of his life he was a famed academic in the Roman Empire. He was very successful in
WE MUST LEARN THE BATTLE IS BEFORE US...
I HAVE ANOTHER HERO: HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF WALTER PAYTON?
Walter Jerry Payton from the state of Mississippi. Payton lived from July 25,1954
until November 1, 1999. He was 45 years old when he died of a liver disease. Mike Ditka
was Payton's coach
Contributed by Matthew Redder on Sep 21, 2018
The story of Augustine's conversion is an inspiring and amazing one. In my opinion it is a miraculous account of God grabbing the attention of Augustine and speaking directly into his heart through the power of a perfectly timed scripture.
This could be a great illustration about the power of
Contributed by B H Grace on Sep 7, 2021
I am afraid that if Paul Revere rode through our towns crying, "The evil is coming! The evil is coming" Church folks would go back to sleep instead of rising to arms and in the morning have him arrested for disturbing the peace. The same works for revival. The call may come and God