Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
When I was on holiday in the Canadian Rockies, I came across a notice board stating that on this spot was the division between two river systems - a raindrop would flow either to the Pacific or to the Atlantic Ocean. When we’re confronted with the claims of
Contributed by Lewis Petrie on Jan 3, 2001
Peter V. Deison, in his book The Priority of Knowing God, tells about Ramad, a man of India who was a member of a gang of robbers. On one occasion, while burglarizing a house, Ramad noticed a small black book containing very thin pages just right for making cigarettes. So he took it.
Contributed by Steve Heartsill on Oct 25, 2000
A pastor was called to a new church. The first Sunday the pastor was there, his message was taken from John 3:16. The message was entitled, "How to Be Born Again." The
message was well received, but no decisions were made. The second Sunday, the pastor’s message was taken from John 3:16 and was
Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Martin Luther said “A religion that does nothing, that saves nothing, that gives nothing, that cost nothing,
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 31, 2001
.V. McGee estimates that 75% of the members of the average church might not be genuinely saved.(religious club) Billy Graham states that 80% of those who make salvation
Contributed by Wayne Burnett on Feb 26, 2001
"...They who wish to be saved must imitate those who take a city by storm-- rush into it
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Mar 15, 2001
It’s not that Christianity has been tried and found wanting: rather it has not
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 28, 2001
Illus.: “A Rabbi’s Conversion”
Rabbi Slostowski, a professor at a seminary in Tel Aviv, hated the Lord Jesus Christ. So great was his resentment that he sharply criticized a young student who was reading a Hebrew New Testament. The young man replied by giving him the copy. That night, the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 3, 2001
There were 3 preachers in a Barnie’s Coffee shop were discussing the time when life began. They each gave their opinion of when life begins.
One preacher said "Life begins when the child takes his/her first breath."
The other said "NO," then he finished, "It begins when the child is
Contributed by Tom Dooley on May 14, 2001
I heard about an 83 year old man the other day who had lived his entire
life as a bachelor. One day this man gathered his four nephews and
announced that he was planning to be married. His nephews were in
shock. One spoke up and said, "Uncle are you getting married because
this woman is
Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Feb 10, 2001
The Bible says, "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts." How do I know if I am hearing his voice you say?
One time, I made a homemade kite. I used about a thousand yards of my grandmothers crochet thread for the string. I let that kite out as far as I could on that string. So
Contributed by Paul Berkley on Oct 9, 2001
In 1863 the Emancipation Proclamation was proclaimed in America. The word spread from Capitol Hill down into the valleys of Virginia, and the Carolinas, and evens into the plantations of Georgia, Mississippi, and Alabama. The headlines read, ’Slavery Legally Abolished!’ However, the greater
In England, there is a paper factory that makes the finest stationery in the world. One day, a man touring the factory asked what it was made from. He was shown a huge pile of old rags and told that the rag content was what determined the quality of the paper. The visitor couldn’t believe
Contributed by Greg Yount on Oct 28, 2001
London businessman Lindsay Clegg told the story of a warehouse property he was selling. The
building had been empty for months and needed repairs.
Vandals had damaged the doors, smashed the windows, and strewn trash around the interior.
As he showed a prospective buyer the property, Clegg
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveller, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could.
To where it bent in the undergrowth,
Then I took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better
Contributed by David Fox on Nov 19, 2001
“ The sense is, it is the Lord alone that saves and blesses: and even though the whole mass of all evils should be gathered together in one against a man, still, it is
Contributed by Greg Yount on Nov 30, 2001
A Soapmaker, who was not saved, walked along the road with a preacher one day. He said to
the preacher, “The gospel you preach has not done much good. There is still a lot of wickedness in the
world, and wicked people, too.” Quietly they walked on. The preacher did not reply to his
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2001
WASHINGTON BUREAU: Terry Mattingly’s religion column for 11/07/2001
It’s hard to miss the Big Idea when an artist puts it right on a painting in bold letters.
"He That Believeth Not Shall Be Damned. Not A Crown But Hellfire And Brimstone," wrote Howard Finster, using his unorthodox spelling
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2001
World Series Co-MVP Randy Johnson Seeks God’s Glory
In 1996, 2001 World Series co-MVP Randy Johnson said:
About three years ago, I had a traumatic experience in my
life—my dad passed away. I was on the brink of becoming a
Christian anyway, but when my dad passed away, I