Main Idea: Putting your faith in Jesus is more than just believing Jesus once lived.
Verse: “You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble!” (James 2:19 NLJV)
Illustration: Have you ever heard of George Washington or Abraham Lincoln? They were both
Contributed by Charles Salmon on Aug 17, 2003
"We have to be continually reminded of what we believe. Neither the belief in Christ nor any other will automatically remain alive in the mind. It must be fed, and as a matter of fact, if you examined a hundred people who had lost their faith in Christianity, I wonder how many of them would turn
Contributed by Greg Gordon on Jun 18, 2008
Leonard Ravenhill said he could read Hebrews eleven everyday and weep over it. “Of whom the world was not worthy!” they wandered around, sojourning as a different race of men. “Not accepting deliverance!” Oh the stubbornness of their testimony and belief in Christ, they were not willing to accept
Contributed by Eric Peloquin on Dec 15, 2007
Christianity is a very personal religion. (“I”...“I”...“I”; “I have sinned and I have been saved.”) Belief in Christ is a personal thing.
A sinner needs a Saviour—not a teacher or encourager, or perfect Guide to teach to do better next time.
Once after a missionary trip, we decided to swim on a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2002
St. Stephen suffered the next in order. His death was occasioned by the faithful manner in which he preached the Gospel to the betrayers and murderers of Christ. To such a degree of madness were they excited, that they cast him out of the city and stoned him to death. The time when
A. Wang Ming Dao served was the preacher of Peking’s largest church. During Communistic persecution, he was thrown into prison because of his testimony and ministry. At the hands of his perpetrators, he was tortured for his faith. Fearing even greater suffering, Dao recanted his belief in Christ
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
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Thy Great Salvation
“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes…” (Romans 1: 16)
Christians, like the apostle Paul, are not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ. God has chosen to offer a
Contributed by Benjamin Karner on Sep 18, 2009
40 MEN DIE FOR CHRIST
One such story took place in 328 B.C. in a city high in the icy mountains of Armenia.
It was a bitterly cold winter and in the middle of that winter an order came from the Roman emperor that every man, woman, and child under the rule of his empire must bow down