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  • Symbol Of Atonement

    Contributed by David Tack on May 6, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    SYMBOL OF ATONEMENT "The cross is a fitting symbol of the atonement, for it represents the intersecting of two attributes or facets of God’s nature. Here it is that the love of God meets the holiness of God. The holiness requires payment of the penalty, and the love provides that more

  • Pursued By The Atoning Love  PRO

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 6, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    Pursued by the Atoning Love One evening a woman was driving home when she noticed a huge truck behind her that was driving uncomfortably close. She stepped on the gas to gain some distance from the truck, but when she sped up the truck did too. The faster she drove, the faster drove the truck. Now more

  • The Atonement In Jesus Christ's Blood Is ...  PRO

    Contributed by David Tack on Nov 24, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    "The atonement in Jesus Christ’s blood is perfect; there isn’t anything that can be added to it. It is spotless, impeccable, flawless. It is perfect as God is perfect." Ref: Tozer, A.W. The Radical more

  • When We Think Of The Atonement We Are Apt To ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007

    When we think of the atonement we are apt to think only of what man gains. We must remember what it cost God and what more

  • Many Clearly Biblical, Crucial Beliefs Are Under ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 3, 2011

    Many clearly Biblical, crucial beliefs are under assault these days. One of those beliefs is our conviction that Christ died as our substitute, that he took our sins upon himself when he died on the cross, and that he paid the penalty for our sins and offered himself as a sacrifice to the Father, more

  • Sin Is A Damnable Thing. Sin Has Temporal ...

    Contributed by David Tack on Sep 19, 2010

    Sin is a damnable thing. Sin has temporal consequences with an eternal abode in hell as its final demise. This horrendous demise is what initiates unquestionable need for more

  • Humaita Prison

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 3, 2009

    HUMAITA PRISON Charles Colson, Director of Prison Fellowship and former Counsel to the President of the United States Richard Nixon, who himself went to prison as a result of the Watergate affair wrote this: "Humaita Prison in Brazil is a remarkable place. Almost twenty years ago, it was a more

  • Elf

    Contributed by James Tilley on Dec 1, 2009

    ELF Story of a child who stows away. He is raised as an elf. They dress him like an elf and treat him like an elf. They teach him to make toys like an elf. As time passes it becomes clear that he is not an elf. One major clue is that he grows six feet tall. Anther is how slowly he makes toys. more

  • A Problem Worthy Of God

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Jan 18, 2010

    A PROBLEM WORTHY OF GOD Martin Luther says the fact that a moral and just God can let the guilty go unpunished is "a problem worthy of God." Any judge who sets a guilty person free with no punishment is immoral and unjust. Suppose a Judge has a man before him who is guilty, but has truly had a more

  • The Candle

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Feb 7, 2010

    The Candle We light this candle the Easter vigil service each year as a reminder that the light of Jesus has defeated the darkness of sin. Now if you notice, this candle isn't as tall as it was. What has happened to all that wax? (take answers) As the candle gives more

  • Imagine I Took $10,000 To Buy A New Car. I Paid ...

    Contributed by Kerry O'neill on Mar 9, 2010

    Imagine I took $10,000 to buy a new car. I paid for it and then went to the car and vacuumed the inside and dumped the contents in a shoe box. Then I emptied the ashtray into the box and I found a couple of old French fries in the back seat and some other garbage in the trunk. I put it all in more

  • Crushed For Our Iniquities

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 22, 2010

    CRUSHED FOR OUR INIQUITIES Think about the Lord's instructions for worship in the Old Testament tabernacle. Some of the ingredients of the holy anointing oil had to be crushed before they were used, because until they were crushed their fragrance could not be released. The crushing of the incense more

  • What Was The Point?

    Contributed by Ray Mckendry on Apr 1, 2010

    WHAT WAS THE POINT? Alan Scholes, a former agnostic, testifies from his experience: "I had often heard my religious friends say, 'Jesus died for our sins' or 'Jesus died to save the world.' I could see how the good example of Jesus’ actions might possibly influence some men and women to live more

  • He Paid I Debt He Did Not ...

    Contributed by Ray Mckendry on Apr 1, 2010

    "He paid I debt He did not owe, I owed a debt I could not pay, I needed someone to wash my sins away And now I sing a brand new song, Amazing Grace! Christ Jesus paid the debt that I could never more

  • Only The Original Builder Can Restore It

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 30, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    ONLY THE ORIGINAL BUILDER CAN RESTORE IT In a remote Swiss village stands a beautiful church - Mountain Valley Cathedral. It has high pillars and magnificent stained glass windows, but what makes it special is the most beautiful pipe organ in the whole region. People would come from far off lands more

  • Dirty Laundry

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Mar 15, 2011

    DIRTY LAUNDRY I have to admit, I dislike washing the laundry, but I detest wearing filthy clothes even more. Okay, truth be told, I don’t usually have to wash the clothes. My wife does most of it, and she does it well. I’m thankful, though, she doesn’t toil in the same manner as our more

  • The Origin And Cause Of Our Redemption Is The ...

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Mar 21, 2011

    The origin and cause of our redemption is the [inexpressible] love of God the Father, who willed to redeem us by the blood of His own Son; the grace of the Son, who freely took our curse upon Him, and imparts His blessing and merits to us; and the Holy Spirit, who communicates the love of the more

  • A Man Under Deep Conviction By The Holy Spirit ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 3, 2011

    A man under deep conviction by the Holy Spirit caught up to an evangelist as he was boarding a train. He said, "How can I be saved?" The evangelist said, "Turn to Isaiah more

  • C.s. Lewis Defends The Faith

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Apr 5, 2011

    C.S. LEWIS DEFENDS THE FAITH C. S. Lewis is probably best known today as the author of The Chronicles of Narnia because that series of children's books have been made into movies. Lewis wrote many other books, including one entitled, Mere Christianity. In that book he tries to explain and more

  • Lewis Sperry Chafer Wrote: "The Sufferings Of ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 25, 2011

    Lewis Sperry Chafer wrote: "The sufferings of Christ were infinite. They came from two sources...what Christ suffered from the Father, in which no other can share...[and] more