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  • Crime Scene Investigation

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2009

    CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION It was September 18, 1910 on a Saturday at the Hiller home in Chicago. Clarence Hiller had spent the day painting his house. By early evening everyone was in bed asleep. The Hillers woke up in the early morning and noticed. Clarence went to investigate why a gas light more

  • Amazed By Jesus

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 9, 2009

    AMAZED BY JESUS Many years ago – in the confines of a barracks room, a young sailor decided not to go out partying with his friends. He invested that evening reading the Bible - very specifically – reading the Gospel of John. The room was mostly dark except for the light of the little study desk more

  • It Is Finished

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Apr 10, 2009

    IT IS FINISHED Scholar and Statesman, John R.W. Stott notes the phrase comes from the Greek ["tetelestai"] meaning, "it has been and will for ever remain finished." Jesus did not more

  • What Aspect Of The Gospel Differentiates It From ...

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 5, 2009

    What aspect of the Gospel differentiates it from every philosophy or doctrinal statement of mankind? It is that it comes directly from God. It is otherworldly. It more

  • They Are Who We Thought They Were

    Contributed by Timothy Dolan on Nov 10, 2009

    THEY ARE WHO WE THOUGHT THEY WERE How many have heard the apparently new cliché: "They are who we thought they were"? "Normally quiet Arizona Cardinals coach Dennis Green first uttered this trademarked phrase during a swear-filled, post-game tirade in 2006. When he was asked what he thought more

  • Good Without God

    Contributed by John Sears on Jul 20, 2011
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    GOOD WITHOUT GOD An atheist organization recently got into hot water when it put up a billboard that crossed over onto church property. The message on the billboard read, "I can be good without God." What do you think? The funny thing is I agree, I think they are right! They have hit more

  • King Tut Vs. William Borden

    Contributed by Bret Toman on Jan 31, 2012

    KING TUT VS. WILLIAM BORDEN In 1922 Howard Carter discovered the burial chamber of King Tutankhamen. King Tut had died at around age 19 and his tomb had been untouched for over 3000 years. Buried with him were solid gold chariots and thousands of golden artifacts. His gold coffin was found more

  • The Ultimate

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Feb 1, 2012

    THE ULTIMATE In the early 1970s the Dallas Cowboys had a star running back named Duane Thomas who was kind of a head case. One year the Cowboys made it to the Super Bowl and someone asked Duane Thomas what he thought about playing in the "ultimate game." He replied "If this is the Ultimate Game, more

  • Was Jesus Married?

    Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Sep 22, 2012

    WAS JESUS MARRIED? “Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly.” 1 Timothy 4:7 “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.” 1 Peter 3:15 Popular characters tend to be more

  • Life Of Pi  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Mar 28, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    LIFE OF PI The movie "Life of Pi" is a deeply religious film. The story opens with a discussion between a writer and a man from India who shares a fascinating story. The man has come to Pi because a friend told him that "Pi has a story that will make you believe in God." Pi tells the story of more

  • Fredrick The Great Of Germany, Was A Scoffer, But ...  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on May 30, 2002
    based on 2 ratings

    Fredrick the Great of Germany, was a scoffer, but his great general, Von Zealand, was a devout Christian. One day at a gathering, the king was making coarse jokes about Jesus and the whole place was ringing with laughter. Von Zealand arose stiffly and said, “Your majesty, you know I have not more

  • Atheists Decry 9/11 Cross Memorial

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2002
    based on 39 ratings

    ATHEISTS DECRY ’9/11 CROSS’ MEMORIAL A campaign to incorporate Ground Zero’s "miracle debris" steel cross into the design of a planned permanent memorial has been targeted by atheists who say it would be "unconstitutional, inappropriate and insulting." According to "The New York Daily News," more

  • I Sometimes Like To Ask Skeptics Of The ...

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Dec 26, 2002
    based on 6 ratings

    I sometimes like to ask skeptics of the Christ-story what percent of the knowledge available in the world they have: "Do you think you know even one percent of all there is to be known in the universe?" Invariably they reply they don’t know even one percent. Then I’ll ask, "Is it possible that more

  • The Chance Of Fulfilled Prophechy  PRO

    Contributed by David Parks on Jan 30, 2003
    based on 12 ratings

    THE CHANCE OF FULFILLED PROPHECHY The Old Testament contains over 300 references to the Messiah that were fulfilled in Jesus. What chance did Jesus or any other man have of fulfilling these prophecies? The mathematical laws of probability can give us a clue. In his book Evidence That Demands more

  • A Group Of Bible Scholars Have Unanimously ...

    Contributed by Davon Huss on May 26, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    A group of Bible scholars have unanimously agreed that Jesus had a human father, but they are uncertain who it was. Thus, according to these scholars, Jesus was not born of a virgin, was not conceived by the Holy Spirit, was and is not literally the Son of God, but is in the same category with more

  • The Clear Implications Of Jesus Saying He's The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Mar 4, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    “The clear implications of Jesus saying he’s the way, the truth, and the life are that, first, truth is absolute, and second, truth is knowable.”* *Lee Strobel. "The more

  • Scientists Came To A Conclusion ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Illustration: Scientists came to a conclusion that through science they could accomplish anything. Because of this they decided they didn’t need God. One scientist was elected to be their spokesperson to tell God he wasn’t necessary anymore. The scientist told God “Mankind doesn’t need you any more

  • Spurgeon: Jesus Christ Struck His Hands In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    Spurgeon: Jesus Christ struck his hands in sacred suretyship long ere the first of the stars began to shine and it was in Him that the elect were ordained unto eternal life. Thus in the divine purpose a most blessed covenant union was established between the Son of God and His elect more

  • I Am Sure All Of Us Had Our Fair Share Of Being ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    I am sure all of us had our fair share of being disrupted, disparaged or discouraged by rude behavior such as insults, curses, or gossip. Three pastors went to the pastor’s convention and were all sharing one room. The first pastor said, “Let’s confess our secret vices one to another. I’ll start more

  • You May Recall That On Easter Sunday I Made ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    You may recall that on Easter Sunday I made reference to Charles Schulz’s comic strip PEANUTS. The fact that I have to identify it as “Charles Schulz’s comic strip PEANUTS” just shows you how much things have changed. In the circles where I grew up, you could quote “PEANUTS” with no more more