Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 24, 2009
AMERICA IS GREAT BECAUSE AMERICA IS GOOD
French writer Alexis de Tocqueville, after visiting America in 1831, said, "I sought for the greatness of the United States in her commodious harbors, her ample rivers, her fertile fields, and boundless forests -- and it was not there. I sought for it in
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Dec 6, 2008
NO CHURCH, NO AMERICA
This week I received a letter in the mail from the Reverend Barry W. Lynn, the executive director of the organization "Americans United for Separation of Church and State."
There would no America if there was no Church. This country was discovered, founded and populated
Contributed by Rob Morton on Jun 5, 2001
Divorce in America
In 1993 2.3 millions couples married and 1.3 million couples divorced.
In 1993 the Bureau of the Census projected that 4 of 10 first marriages will end in divorce.
People between the ages of 25 to 39 make up 60% of all divorces.
Over one million children are affected by
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 1, 2002
Tonight, 40% of all American children will go to sleep in a house in which their fathers do not live.
Before the age of eighteen, more than 50% of our children will spend a significant portion of their childhood living apart from their fathers.
A generation ago, an
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 24, 2002
ONLY IN AMERICA
1- Only in America can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance.
2- Only in America are there handicap parking places in front of a skating rink.
3- Only in America do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 14, 2011
Here is how Max Lucado rates us as a society:
"Call us a fast society, an efficient society, but don’t call us a personal society. Our society is set up for isolation. We wear ear buds when we exercise. We communicate via e-mail and text messages. We enter and exit our
“If America upholds God's eternal standards and follows His unchanging ways, then it will be blessed with His favor...His protection...His prosperity....but if America should depart from the ways of God, if it should disregard His eternal standards, then the smiles of heaven, the blessings of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 12, 2004
LOST IN AMERICA
According to the North American Mission Board Research Division, there are 192 million lost people in America today and that number is growing by almost 2 million
Contributed by Brian Mccutchen on Jan 26, 2001
Grantland Rice, America’s first great sportswriter said it this way: “When Jesus comes to judge us, he will not be so concerned about
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on May 17, 2001
Sixty-five percent of America’s high school students say that they would cheat on an important exam. Fifty-three percent of them said that they would lie to protect a friend who vandalizes school property. All this is based on a LOU HARRIS poll of more than
Contributed by Mark Haines on Dec 8, 2000
In 1864, one of America’s great poets, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, wrote the poem which became the well-known carol, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.
When I first heard this song, I wondered, “Why does he suddenly shift from joy at hearing the Christmas bells into such deep despair?” It starts
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2008
82% of the U.S. population increase between 2005 and 2050 will be due to immigrants and their U.S.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2008
Today 56% of Americans believe freedom to worship applies to all religious groups vs. 72%
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2008
97% of Americans say the right to practice one’s religion is “essential” or
Contributed by Davon Huss on May 26, 2008
Advice and instructions taken from actual military sources. Some of these guys must have had a sense of humor.
"When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend." --U.S. Marine Corps
"Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. The bombs are guaranteed to always hit the ground."
Contributed by Ronnie Knight on May 26, 2008
Freedom is a concept that is built into the DNA of our being. This fact is true to the extent that our souls cry out when we find ourselves bound under the weight of tyranny. This truth is expressed clearly in our own past as a people. When found under the tyrannical control of the British crown we
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Jun 28, 2008
Chuck Colson writes, “Societies are tragically vulnerable when the men and women who compose them lack character. A nation or a culture cannot endure for long unless it is undergirded by common values such as valor, respect for others and for the law; it cannot stand unless
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Jul 5, 2008
RELIGION & LAW
James Wilson spoke more times than any other Founding Father on the floor of the Convention (168 times). Later he was appointed as a Justice on the original Supreme Court by George Washington. He said, "Far from being rivals
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Jul 12, 2008
Australia Prime Minister John Howard finally had enough of being told what Australia should do by Muslims who want to live under Sharia Law! He spoke out last week on television saying…
"Immigrants, not Australians must adapt. Take it or leave it. I am tired of this nation worrying about