Contributed by Keith Foskey on Apr 4, 2005
“The Protection of the Bible”
Martin Luther made this statement: “Mighty potentates have raged against this book, and sought to destroy and uproot it – Alexander the Great and princes of Egypt and Babylon, the monarchs of Persia, of Greece and of Rome, the Emperors Julius and Augustus – But have
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 13, 2009
THE LEGEND OF MOMO
Back in 1971 and 1972 around Louisiana, MO there was a story that stirred up the nation. It is the legend of MOMO the Missouri Monster.
Witnesses claim to have seen a huge, hairy, hulking creature stalking the woods and lonely country roads. The creature is similar to the
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jul 28, 2002
Two years before my father died, my parents once again opened the box containing all the love letters which they had written each other while my father was away during World War II in the Army Air Corps. They decided that each evening they would open the box and read each other a letter they had
Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jul 9, 2002
Ruth E. Van Reken: Our human reasoning alone isn’t enough to discern truth from error. The best protection against deception
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 483
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 20, 2002
Unless we know the difference between flowers and weeds, we are not fit to take care of a garden. It is not enough to have truth planted in our minds. We must learn and labor to keep the ground clear of thorns and briars, follies and perversities,
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Oct 12, 2002
J. P. Moreland, in his book Apologetic Reasoning and the Christian Mind, tells of an experience that illustrates the importance of truth: “One afternoon I was sharing the gospel in a student’s dorm room at the University of Vermont. The student began to espouse ethical relativism: ‘Whatever is
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 26, 2006
Apologetics Hot, Thom Rainer, Dean of Billy Graham School of Missions says Christian apologetics is a coming hot book genre during CBA’s Independents Day event Cultural conflicts between religions, heightened by the war on terrorism, will drive churches to understand other faiths while defending
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jun 5, 2001
The system of chapters was introduced in A.D. 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro, while the verse notations were added in 1551 by Robertus Stephanus, after the advent of printing.
According to statistics from Wycliffe International, the Society of Gideons, and the International Bible
Numbers of the Bible”
The number one is for God. We must begin with number one or we cannot have number two or any other number. Mathematically speaking we cannot get anywhere without the number one. We must begin with God.
The number two is for man. Man as an individual. God made
Dirty lifes grow from dusty Bibles.
We buy tapes, CD’s, video’s and books
to tell us how to live and we never invest time
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 7, 2005
Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible?
A. Noah. He was floating his stock while everyone else was in liquidation.
Q. Who was the greatest female financier in the Bible?
A. Pharaoh’s daughter. She went down to the bank of the Nile and drew out A little prophet.
The Bounty’s Bible
The English ship Bounty, commanded by Lt. William Bligh, journeyed to the South Pacific in 1787. Many signed on considering the voyage a trip to paradise. Bligh appointed a young friend, Fletcher Christian, to the post of second in command. The Bounty stayed in Tahiti for 6
Contributed by Eric Ferguson on May 11, 2008
The Valuable Bible
A story was told of a man who loved old books. He met an acquaintance who had just thrown away a Bible that had been stored in the attic of his ancestral home for generations.
“I couldn’t read it,” the friend explained. “Somebody named Guten-something had printed it.”
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 22, 2008
Washing in the Bible
A worship station is set up. There are two but they are the same thing. Water is a powerful cleansing agent and symbol. In the temple, the priests washed their hands and their feet every time they led worship to symbolize their initial baptism when they were set apart for
The Pitcairn Bible
The story of the Mutiny on the Bounty has been told many times and has been made glamourised by the 1962 film starring Trevor Howard and Marlon Brando in the lead roles. But the one part of the story that is not so well known is the transformation on Pitcairn Island of the
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Dec 5, 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 Johnny Wilson on Feb 8, 2009
BIBLE BY THE NUMBERS
The number 40 is an important spiritual symbol in the Bible.
Noah’s flood -- 40 days and nights
Moses on the mountain -- 40 days and nights
Elijah in the wilderness headed for Sinai/Horeb to hear the still, small voice -- 40 days
Jesus tempted in the wilderness for 40 days
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 12, 2009
Americans are among the world’s most ’Bible-literate’ people with Spaniards, French and Italians among the least, claims a Catholic Biblical Federation study. The 9-country poll (U.S., Britain, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Russia, Italy, Spain and Poland) found Americans are