Contributed by Tony Abram on Mar 28, 2019
20 Beautiful One-liners you can use.
1. Give God what's right - not what's left.
2. Man's way leads to a hopeless end - God's way leads to an endless hope.
3. A lot of kneeling will keep you in good standing.
4. He who kneels before God can stand before anyone.
5. Are you
Contributed by Matt Neace on Oct 5, 2018
Describing the new movie, Venom, Greg Morse writes:
He was a journalist once. Eddie Brock investigated corruption, fought on behalf of the oppressed, and tried to make a difference in the world. He was trying to take down evil - until he was "taken" by it.
An alien, a symbiote, a hungry
Corrie Ten Boom’s father was being pursued by German authorities for housing Jews, which was a punishable crime under Hitler. He had to hurry away from the home one evening after packing his bag for a long, unknown trip to hide away. At the train station and in the middle of a highly tense
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2014
The story is told of a farmhand who had worked for a married couple for several years. As time went on, the couple grew older and older and they couldn't do as much they had and the farm was beginning to look a little shabby. The paint on the barn was peeling. The fences had holes in them and slats
Contributed by Bruce Ball on Nov 13, 2012
PRAYER AND THE MOTORCYCLE
There was a woman at work when she received a phone call that her daughter was very sick with a fever. She left work and stopped by the pharmacy to get some medication for her daughter.
She returned to her car to find that she had locked the keys inside the car
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 27, 2012
NOTHING BUT SLAG
I read a story told by Russell Conwell about a young man who lived in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania years ago. It just so happened that he inherited an iron furnace after his grandfather and father had passed away. He was a young man who had inherited a passel of wealth and as many have
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 27, 2012
THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE OF 1872
In the great Boston fire of 1872, sixty-five acres of land was destroyed. The damage totaled up to $75 million but in our day would be somewhere in the neighborhood of $3 billion. Hundreds of businesses were destroyed. Someone came along and wrote a message on a rough
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 15, 2012
There's a story about a girl who was the daughter of one of the royal families of Europe. She had a big, round nose that destroyed her beauty in the eyes of others--and especially in her own eyes. She grew up with this terrible image of herself as an ugly person.
So her family
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Mar 14, 2012
SPURGEON'S POOR SERMON
Mr. Spurgeon once preached what in his judgment was one of his poorest sermons. He stammered and floundered, and when he got through felt that it had been a complete failure. He was greatly humiliated, and when he got home he fell on his knees and said, "Lord, God, thou
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Feb 7, 2012
BILLY GRAHAM'S ARENA DREAMS
Billy Graham, in his book "Nearing Home: Life, Faith, and Finishing Well" (pp. 2-3, Thomas Nelson) writes:
I have remained a baseball fan, not necessarily of one team over another but of the game itself--the teamwork, the strategy, and the challenge of defeating
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 28, 2011
GOD REDEEMS A CHILD'S DEATH
These are bad things God allows in order to reveal Himself and accomplish some larger good that supersedes or overcomes the bad.
Imagine the following scenario: Three little boys walk into a large electrical compound in Okinawa when the workmen momentarily walks to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 3, 2011
GOD'S WORD HAS POWER
In an interview about his book The Folly of Prayer (IVP, 2009), author and pastor Matt Woodley shared a story about his friend Theresa. She had married the man of her dreams, but soon after that dropped into the pit of a deep depression. Everything went dark in her mind and
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 6, 2011
WHO IS THE SHEPHERD?
Keith Miller writes, "Years ago, when our daughters were very young, we'd drop them off at our church's children's chapel on Sundays before the eleven o'clock service. One Sunday, just as I was about to open the door to the small chapel, the minister came rushing up. He said
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2011
THE BLACK DEATH AND THE GREAT FIRE
In 1665 the residents of London were dying by the thousands each day. The bubonic plague was spreading from house to house because of the unsanitary conditions. Rats and fleas spread the germs throughout the city. Almost 30,000 people died, almost a third of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 27, 2010
Post-it® Notes--Success from Failure
Everyone knows what Post-it® Notes are. They're those great little self-stick notepapers. Most people have Post-it® Notes. Most people use them. Most people love them. But Post-it® Notes were not a planned product.
No one got the idea and then stayed up
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Oct 1, 2010
"IS HE LIKE BILL?"
Bill was a drunk, converted at a city mission. Before his conversion he had gained a reputation as a tramp and alcoholic for whom there was no hope. But when he was converted everything changed. He became the most caring person at the mission. He spent all his days there doing
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 29, 2010
Elie Wiesel Asks, "Where Is God?"
Elie Wiesel, a Nobel Prize winner and survivor of the Holocaust, tells of his time in the concentration camp. He and a few others were forced to witness the hanging of two Jewish men and one Jewish boy. The two men died right away, but the young boy struggled on
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 1, 2010
John W. Peterson Learns A Valuable Lesson After Vocal Chords Damaged
In Robert J. Morgan’s book, The Promise, he tells the story of John Peterson. When John was a teenager he had a remarkable singing voice and was in high demand as a performer. His greatest ambition was to become a famous
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 31, 2009
The Role of Prayer in Revival
A U.S. Lutheran bishop tells of visiting a parish church in California and finding a stirring red and orange banner on the wall. "Come Holy Spirit. Hallelujah!" it declared in words printed under a picture of a fire burning. The bishop was also interested in the sign
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2009
WWII VET'S BLOOD SAVES GRANDMOTHER
And I think it is also what Paul was talking about in Romans 8:28 when he says, "...in all things God works for the good of those who love Him..."
Kim Huffman tells this story: World War II was over, and my father, along with thousands of others had been