Contributed by Sean Harder on Jul 8, 2009
Emperor Menelik II was an African ruler who defeated the Italian army at Adwa in 1896 and established the nation of Ethiopia. He believed that the Bible had the power to cure illness, and he would eat a few pages of it anytime he got sick. He suffered a stroke in 1913, after
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2011
THE BIBLE'S INFLUENCE ON AMERICAN HISTORY
Pastor Jack Graham tells of a speaking engagement in Philadelphia he made recently and slipping downtown to Independence Hall to reflect on the founding of our nation. He said, "As you move around the historical sites of that city you see the Word of God
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jun 6, 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
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jun 6, 2001
BIBLE STATISTICS: KJV
Number of books in the Bible: 66
Number of promises given in the Bible: 1,260
Predictions: over 8,000
Fulfilled prophecy: 3,268 verses
Unfulfilled prophecy: 3,140
Number of questions:
*Bob Russell shared that several months before they moved into their new church building in 1998, their ministry staff met at the new site for a special staff meeting. Most of the building still wasn’t carpeted, and some of the rooms still had no drywall. They handed out hard hats, magic markers,
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 16, 2002
G. Hastings- People for two millennia have been refuting and overthrowing this book, and yet it stands today as solid as a rock. Its circulation increases, and it is more loved and cherished and read today than ever before. People make about as much impression on this book as a man with a tack
Contributed by Steve Steve on Mar 9, 2002
“It was here before you, it was here during you, and it will be here after you”.-Al Mcguire on Kentucky Basketball.
Contributed by Troy Borst on Mar 2, 2001
The Gideons tell the true story about a taxi driver who was quite a scoundrel. His name is Herbie and he lived ad worked in Manilla in the Philippines. He, like many people, wanted to learn English, but for the purpose of being able to swindle his customers out of their money. He grabbed the
Contributed by Tim George on Mar 7, 2001
Charles Spurgeon once told of sitting in a nice restaurant. As he ate he kept noticing a rather angry looking man across the dining room who scowled at him every time he looked his way. Finally Spurgeon decided to go over and speak to the man to see what his problem was. However, as he stood he
Contributed by Joel Pankow on Aug 30, 2001
“Is not my word like fire,” declares the LORD, “and like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces?” For those of you who have gone camping, you know how important a fire is at night. On a cold night it keeps you warm. In the dark it gives light. The smoke chases off the bugs. You can grill hot
Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 15, 2004
Before I go on to the third way to feed on the Word of God, let me just share with you the story of a young girl named Mary Jones, who in the late 1790's wanted more than anything to own a Bible.
Unfortunately, they were not as available as they are today, and they were very expensive. So she
Contributed by Bill Sullivan on May 24, 2004
There are all kinds of warnings in life.
Most products we purchase have labels warning about improper use. I found a great list of these kinds of warnings. Believe it or not, these are all real.
- a label on a snow sled which says: "Beware: sled may develop high speed under certain snow
Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 2, 2004
As Jack Hayford describes,
Consider the one thing this world which you and I can touch that has "eternity" written into its fabric. It’s the Word of God. Every time I take a Bible in hand, I hold eternity, because the life-force inherent in that Word exceeds
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Aug 7, 2004
It is recorded that during the coronation of Edward VI, after various ceremonial swords had been brought to him, the king said to his nobles: "There is one sword yet lacking, the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God. Without that sword we are nothing and we can do nothing!" To what the
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 18, 2004
Folks, the Word of God produces spiritual life, as the following story illustrates:
The true story of the Mutiny on the Bounty has often been retold. One part that deserves retelling was the transformation wrought by one book. Nine mutineers with six native men and twelve native (Tahitian)
How many of you remember what it was like back in the “old day” when color computer monitors were outrageously expensive and therefore rare — when pretty much everyone used simple black and white displays? If someone wanted to play a trick on someone — and I think this happened to me once (either
Contributed by Fernando Ocampo on Sep 14, 2004
La semana pasada fui con mi esposa a la librería “Mitchells” a buscar unos materiales que necesitábamos.
Cuando estábamos pagando la cajera que nos estaba atendiendo dijo: “en las próximas semanas vamos a tener descuentos sobre todo libro que tenga escrito la palabra Amor”. Pensé por un momento
Contributed by Warren Curry on Sep 21, 2004
When you buy a new tool, appliance or even certain toys for kids, what one item will you most likely find accompanying the new item.
This manual is here to instruct you as to what pieces are inside, how to assemble and how to operate the item.
Now most men, don’t necessarily need
Contributed by Martin Kim on Oct 25, 2004
There was a military officer who happened to stop by an island in the South Pacific. The military officer discovered that the island was inhabited by cannibals. Cannibals are humans who eat other humans. One day he came cross an old tribal chief. He saw the chief reading the Bible in the