Contributed by J. Allen Lucas on Mar 17, 2008
Just hours before His crucifixion, Jesus showed His love once again for mankind by sitting down and serving His disciples. While they bickered among themselves as to who was the greatest among them, Jesus set about the task of ministry.
It was not a glorious position of preaching or standing in
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on May 25, 2008
WHAT IS THE LARGEST ANCESTRY IN THE WORLD? HOW FAR CAN WE GO BACK?
WELL, WIKIPEDIA THE ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA STATES: THE LONGEST FAMILY TREE IN THE WORLD IS THAT OF THE CHINESE PHILOSOPHER AND EDUCATOR CONFUCIUS (551-479 BC). THE TREE SPANS MORE THAN 80 GENERATIONS, AND INCLUDES MORE THAN 2
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Dec 6, 2008
ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE BIBLE
John McRay wrote the handbook on Biblical archaeology. He studied at Hebrew University, Vanderbilt University of Divinity and University of Chicago. He now is a professor of N.T. archaeology at Wheaton Collage. In His masterpiece "Archaeology and the New Testament," he
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Jan 17, 2009
George Gallup states, "This is the most crucial decade in history. Designer, a la carte religion flourishes as traditional
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 28, 2009
The late great American jurist, judge, author, and Christian apologist, Simon Greenleaf (1783 - 1853), once said:
"There should be a readiness on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Feb 18, 2009
INTELLIGENCE ISN'T ALWAYS SMART
A French nuclear submarine and an English nuclear submarine ran into each other without knowing it this week. Clearly, having modern technology and intelligence does not mean you are smart. You would think with all the technology and intelligence in the world,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2009
Ravi Zacharias: "A correct philosophy must be logically consistent, empirically adequate and experientially relevant; all answers must individually correspond to reality, all answers must be coherent with each other."
A philosophy must address origin,
Contributed by Sean Harder on Jun 24, 2009
This is not going to be a debate about creation or evolution, but I do want to share a quote from a well known pastor named Randy Croft:
Astrophysicists have found that there are over 60 criteria that are necessary for life on earth. For you and me to live. Life could not exist or form if any
Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Aug 11, 2009
COLLEGE STUDENTS CAN'T DEFEND THEIR FAITH
It has been indicated that 80 percent of college-bound students who profess to be Christians leave for school and return home no longer believing as they did. Why? It was found that students were incapable of
Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Aug 11, 2009
WHAT AMERICANS BELIEVE
In the Barna Report: What Americans Believe, 1991, George Barna, the church statistician, states that there is "a great deal of ambivalence among Americans with regard to their beliefs. For instance, while 62 percent of the respondents said they have made a personal
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2009
CHOOSING TO BELIEVE WHAT'S IMPOSSIBLE
Evolutionists say that life arose as a result of spontaneous generation; that it all began as inorganic matter, or pre biotic soup, a puddle of green slime. They call it a "fortuitous concourse of atoms." Doesn’t that sound intellectual? A flash of lightning
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 15, 2010
PROPHECY IN THE BIBLE
Hundreds of Bible prophecies have been fulfilled, specifically and meticulously, often long after the prophetic writer had passed away.
For example, Daniel the prophet predicted in about 538 BC (Daniel 9:24-27) that Christ would come as Israel's promised Savior and Prince
Contributed by John Murphy on Mar 23, 2010
Simply cleansing the Temple was not Jesus' goal. This was just days before the Passover, and every house had to be cleaned from all leaven. The Temple
Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 30, 2010
Lee Strobel, former atheist turned apologist said, “Because we are limited people with limited minds, we can’t understand everything about our unlimited God. So there are bound to be some
Contributed by Thomas Donelan on Jun 1, 2010
To tolerate means I can disagree with you while still respecting you.
One person is a Republican, another Democrat. We put aside our differences and get along.
One person is a (Florida) Gator, another a (FSU) Seminole. We put aside our differences and get
Contributed by Rob Culler on Mar 21, 2001
A little girl asked her mother, “Mommy, why do you cut the ends off the meat before you cook it?” The girl’s mother told her that she thought it added to the flavor by allowing the meat to better absorb the spices, but perhaps she should ask her grandmother since she always did it that way. So
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Apr 7, 2001
As a Pharisee Paul had dedicated his life to the scrupulous observance of his religion. John Wesley would have had much in common with Paul. When he was a young man at Oxford University he founded the "Holy Club" with the intention that he and his friends should live well-ordered lives in God’s
Contributed by Robert Galasso on Mar 16, 2002
About 1930, the Communist leader Bukharin journeyed from Moscow to Kiev. His mission was to address a huge assembly. His subject, atheism. For a solid hour, he aimed his heavy artillery at Christianity, hurling arguement and ridicule. At last he was finished and viewed what seemed to be the
Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Mar 26, 2002
The second law of Thermodynamics, in basic lay-people terms says that, the most probable state for any natural system is one of disorder.
All natural systems degenerate when left to themselves. “Things fall apart.”
According to this law, the universe should fall apart – but it does not! What
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 19, 2001
Two men who lived in a small village got into a terrible dispute that they could not resolve. So they decided to talk to the town sage. The first man went to the sage’s home and told his version of what happened. When he finished, the sage said, "You’re absolutely right." The next night, the second