Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2002
The Unbaptized Arm
Ivan the Great was the tsar of all of Russia during the Fifteenth Century. He brought together the warring tribes into one vast empire--the Soviet Union. As a fighting man he was courageous. As a general he was brilliant. He drove out the Tartars and established peace across
Contributed by Eugene Morell on Feb 24, 2012
There was a teenager who didn’t want to be seen in public with her mother, because her mother’s arms were terribly disfigured. One day when her mother took her shopping and reached out her hand, a clerk looked horrified. Later, crying, the girl told her how embarrassed she was.
Contributed by Tom Doubt on Jul 14, 2003
There was a statue of Jesus, arms extended, at the cross-roads in the French countryside [Knight’s Treasury of 2000 Illustrations, p 440]. A fierce battle occurred there during WWI. The hands of the statue were blown away in the fighting. Afterwards, someone placed a plaque on the pedestal:
Contributed by Don Hawks on Nov 26, 2003
AN ARM AROUND ME
This is a great story that I read in Prevention magazine last month. It is written by Dr. Ned Hallowell, a child and adult psychiatrist.
“When I was in the first grade, I had trouble reading. Back then, if you had trouble reading, you could easily be dismissed as stupid, or
Contributed by David Browne on Dec 9, 2000
On the Australian coat of arms is a picture of a emu and a kangaroo. These animals were chosen because they share a characteristic that appealed to our forefathers. Both the emu and kangaroo can move only forward, not back. The emu’s three-toed foot causes it to fall if it tries to go backwards,
WITH OUR ARMS ABOUT THEIR KNEES
“Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you are not saved yourself. Be sure of that…. The saving of souls, if a man has once gained love to perishing sinners and his blessed Master, wil be an all-absorbing passion to him. It will so carry him away, that he
Contributed by Andy Grossman on Dec 9, 2008
A PLACE IN HIS ARMS
Monday I went to Redding to do my weekly shopping and to see my daughter, Monica and the grandkids. Monica is a single mom and works so hard at the bank, then has to come home and cook a meal for the kids and then entertain and care for them until bed time. Then she starts
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 12, 2009
RECONCILIATION: CHANCING ONE’S ARM
A. The oldest Christian site in Ireland is said to be St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. (Slide Of St Patrick’s)
1. It is a beautiful edifice, but it also has a interesting piece of history involving one of its doors– it is known as the "Door of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 1, 2003
AN ARM AROUND ME--COMMUNION MEDITATION
Jackie Robinson was the first black person to play major league baseball. Breaking baseball’s color barrier, he faced jeering crowds in every stadium. Players would stomp on his feet and kick him.
While playing one day in his home stadium in Brooklyn,
Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Feb 3, 2002
The Australian coat of arms pictures two creatures--the emu, a flightless bird, and the kangaroo.
The animals were chosen because they share a characteristic that appealed to the Australian citizens. Both the emu and kangaroo can move only forward, not back. The emu's three-toed foot causes it to
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 9, 2006
"The joy of the Lord will arm us against the assaults of our spiritual enemies and put our mouths out of taste for those pleasures with which
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"The love of God, with arms extended on a cross, bars the way to hell. But if that love is ignored, rejected and finally refused, there comes a time when love can only weep while man pushes past into
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 10, 2010
WHY CIRCUMCISION? Why not a tattoo on the arm or something similar? Circumcision was a hidden sign. It seems to me it has something to do with the promise of Abraham having many descendants, being fruitful and multiplying. The sign reaffirms God's promise right at the very place where the sexual
Contributed by Glenn Hickey on Jun 9, 2003
Woodson Armes was pastor of Polytechnic Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas during my seminary years. At a seminary chapel service he told this story from his growing up as a teenager in rural Texas.
“As a teenager growing up I really gave my parents a lot of grief. On one particular occasion I
Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Jan 7, 2003
Art thou sunk in depths of sorrow where no arm can reach so low?
There is One whose arms almighty reach beyond thy deepest woe.
God th’Eternal is thy refuge, let it still thy wild alarms;
Underneath thy deepest sorrow are the everlasting arms.
Underneath us—Oh, how easy! We have not to mount
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"We have no government armed with power capable of contending with passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2008
300,000 adolescents have been involved in armed conflict in more than 30