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  • God And...

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Jul 5, 2010

    "GOD AND..." The Heidelberg Catechism puts it succinctly (Q&A #95): Idolatry "…is TO IMAGINE, CLING TO, OR TRUST IN SOMETHING OTHER THAN OR IN ADDITION TO THE ONE TRUE GOD WHO HAS BEEN REVEALED IN GOD’S WORD." Notice that this definition strikes where most of us are – we like to worship 'God and…' more

  • Evil Will Not Compromise  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 14, 2002
    based on 19 ratings

    EVIL WILL NOT COMPROMISE Neville Chamberlain was known for his policy of appeasement. As the prime minister of Britain before World War II, he knew that the country was still weary from the first World War, and wanted to avoid a European war at all costs. The problem was that at the same time more

  • The Greatest Evil  PRO

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 5, 2000
    based on 133 ratings

    C.S.Lewis said it quite well: “The greatest evil is not done in those sordid dens of evil that Dickens loved to paint... but is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried and minuted) in clean, carpeted, warmed, well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white more

  • They That Know No Evil

    Contributed by David Insell on Jul 22, 2003

    They that know no evil will suspect more

  • The Look Of Evil

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 16, 2003
    based on 2 ratings

    THE LOOK OF EVIL “The greatest evil is not done in those sordid dens of evil that Dickens loved to paint... but is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried and minuted) in clean, carpeted, warmed, well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white collars and cut fingernails and smooth-shaven more

  • Evil Rasputin

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Feb 1, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Evil Rasputin Gregory Rasputin, the “Mad Monk of Russia” managed to get a strong hold on the royal family of his day. Some believe the corrupting power he exerted was a contributing factor in the takeover of communism. By currying the favor of the court he was able to influence many decisions more

  • Of Two Evils...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 9, 2006

    “Of two evils, choose neither” Charles more

  • Evil In Us ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 20, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    EVIL IN US ALL In 1960, Israeli undercover agents kidnapped one of the worst killers in Hitler’s army from his hideout in South America. His name was Adolf Eichmann. They took him to Israel to stand trial for crimes against humanity. Prosecutors called a long list of witnesses who had either seen more

  • Overcoming Evil  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 26, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    OVERCOMING EVIL Overcoming locked gates, tall fences and snapping dogs presents a challenge for us meter readers in rural Oklahoma, where we are required to read all meters: no estimates are allowed. One time a co-worker succeeded in getting past a particularly vicious watchdog tied to a chain more

  • No Hate For Evil

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 9, 2010

    NO HATE FOR EVIL Story taken from Dr. David Jeremiah: The Ortiz family ministers to a small congregation in Ariel, about 40 miles north of Jerusalem. On the Feast of Purim, gifts of food and drink are sent to friends. As if in celebration of the holiday, a gift basket was delivered to the Ortiz more

  • The Evil In Ourselves

    Contributed by Steven Ferber on Apr 9, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    THE EVIL IN OURSELVES A few weeks ago Americans were stunned by the news that an American soldier in Afghanistan apparently killed 17 Afghan civilians. Friends and teachers of Robert Bales describe him as caring, gregarious and self-confident before he just "snapped." One childhood friend told the more

  • The Farmhand (And Forgiveness)  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 24, 2002
    based on 19 ratings

    THE FARMHAND (AND FORGIVENESS) Forgiveness was the most important lesson best selling author Tony Hillerman learned as a kid. His story goes: I was 14 when Mr. Ingram knocked on our farmhouse door in Sacred Heart, Okla. (pop. 38). The old sharecropper lived about a mile down the road and more

  • And, Driver, Hurry Please  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 25, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    AND, DRIVER, HURRY PLEASE If you think using cellphones is a distraction while driving a car, just imagine how affected a woman was while traveling on an intercity bus in northern Greece last weekend. As we pick up the story, the passenger was so deep in conversation when the driver reached her more

  • An Invitation (And A Rejection Form)  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 17, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    AN INVITATION (AND A REJECTION FORM) Dearest (your name), You are cordially invited to come and enjoy the delicious banquet of my salvation. Serving will begin at My House and will continue for eternity. I’d love for you to come and get to know Me personally–and join my Family. This feast is more

  • Seeing—and Believing

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Sep 9, 2010

    SEEING--AND BELIEVING Two children were playing on a hillside, when they noticed that the hour was nearing sunset, and one said, wonderingly: "See how far the sun has gone! A little while ago it was right over that tree, and now it is low down in the sky." "Only it isn’t the sun that moves; it’s more

  • The Lost (And Found) Baptistery

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 20, 2011

    THE LOST (AND FOUND) BAPTISTERY Supposedly, it was constructed around 1828; sometime between then and about 1930 it was forgotten and unused till discovered in May of 2002. No one knows for certain when the open air baptistery of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Fort Gaines, Georgia, was last used. more

  • The Knowledge Of Good And Evil  PRO

    Contributed by Lalachan Abraham on Jan 7, 2014
    based on 2 ratings

    THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL Viktor Frankl in his book, "Man's Search for Meaning," describes the reactions of two brothers with the same heredity, the same environment, in the same concentration camp under the Nazis. One became a saint and the other a swine. Frankl tells us the reason why. He more

  • Adams, Coolidge And Roosevelt On The Bible  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 11, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    ADAMS, COOLIDGE AND ROOSEVELT ON THE BIBLE The late great 6th President of the United States of America, John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848), once said, "The [Holy] Bible is the Book of all others to be read at all ages and in all conditions of human life...I speak as a man of the world to men [and, more

  • An Observation About Aging—and Baseballs

    Contributed by Jonathan Spurlock on Jul 6, 2022

    Introduction: You just can’t change some facts. Aging is one of those facts! Text: Ecclesiastes 12:1, KJV: 1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them; Thoughts: Like most good more

  • And, Finally, We Are To Apply Christ In ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 7, 2003
    based on 99 ratings

    And, finally, we are to apply Christ in everything we do and say so that others will be pointed to the first part of the resolution and come to know Christ as their Savior. Your witness is more far reaching than you will ever know. This past week on Dr. Dobson’s Focus On The Family I heard this more