Contributed by Dr Kory Letoa on Sep 4, 2011
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
Charles de Gaulle
Action should not be confused with haste.
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2009
SPRINGING INTO ACTION
On the day President Obama was inaugurated, Eliot Swainson happened to be in Washington, D.C. The city authorities had expected record numbers of people to attend the inauguration, so they asked for assistance from other cities to help with crowd control. Metro Officer
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 27, 2010
LOVE IS ACTION
I took Helen (eight years old) and Brandon (five years old) to the Cloverleaf Mall in Hattiesburg to do a little shopping.
As we drove up, we spotted a Peterbilt eighteen-wheeler parked with a big sign on it that said, "Petting Zoo." The kids jumped up in a rush and asked,
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Dec 13, 2012
FATE AND ACTION
G.K. Chesterton noted, "I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Sep 6, 2004
Forgiveness in Action
Pastor Hayes a man in his middle forties, was well-loved by his congregation, and faithful to God and to his family. He enjoyed a successful ministry in an exuberantly vital, growing church. Just when everything seemed to be going well, a cloud came over this man and his
Contributed by Scott Sharpes on Apr 12, 2006
April 26, 2003, started as a routine Saturday of climbing for Aron Ralston, an avid outdoorsman and mountain climber. He planned to spend the day riding his mountain bike and climbing the red rocks and sandstone just outside the Canyonlands National Park in southeastern
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Feb 1, 2007
FAITH IN ACTION
‘You see things as they are, and ask ”why?” But I dream things that never were, and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2001
LOVE IS ACTION
In his book, Dad, The Family Coach, Dave Simmons tells of an act of sacrificial love that occurred in a shopping mall. One day he took his eight year old Helen and five year old Brandon to the Cloverdale Mall. He needed to buy some tools in Sears.
When they pulled
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 18, 2002
THE ACTION OF KARMA
The teaching of karma (literally translated the word means “action”) indicates that karma is something negative, the acting is wrong. Karma is something you must be released from. Karma is the reason for the poverty of the beggar; the illness of the sick, and the hopeless
Contributed by Dennis Fite on Nov 27, 2014
I once heard Dr. Robert Jeffress express his advice to those not ’feeling’ thankful.
"I have found that it is a lot easier to act yourself into a feeling than it is to feel yourself into an action."
From his wise statement I have surmised that the very act of giving thanks or expressing
Contributed by John Shearhart on Mar 19, 2006
“Sow a thought, reap an action. Sow an action, reap a habit. Sow a habit, reap a character. Sow a character, reap a destiny.”
Contributed by Scott Berry on Aug 14, 2009
MARRIAGE AND DISCIPLESHIP: LOVE IN ACTION
If a groom said ‘I wanna scrap that ‘forsake all others bit’, I’ll have a few affairs but it’ll be ok – I’ll come home to you most nights’ - its not acceptable.
Marriage is not about emotion or what you get from the other – its a commitment, a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2009
THE BEST COMMENT ON FAITH IS ACTION
The Apostle Paul spoke of "faith working through love" (Gal. 5:6). The apostle John wrote "If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? Dear Children, let us not love with words or
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no
ACTION SPEAKS LOUDER
A minister was being shown through a large weaving mill where one of his parishioners worked. Mentioning that particular employee to the foreman, the pastor said, "I suppose that John is one of your best workers." The foreman responded, ’No, I’m sorry to say he isn’t. The
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2002
SERVICE REQUIRES ACTION
A man fell into a pit and couldn’t get himself out.
A subjective person came along and said, "I feel for you down there."
An objective person walked by and said, "It’s logical that someone would fall down there."
A Pharisee said, "Only bad people fall into