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  • Bible Influence?

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Jul 8, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    BIBLE INFLUENCE? 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 which more

  • The Bible's Influence On American History

    Contributed by Sermon Central 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 more

  • To The Influence Of The Bible We Are Indebted ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    "To the influence of the Bible we are indebted for the progress made in civilization, and to this we more

  • Bible Facts  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 69 ratings

    BIBLE FACTS: 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 Bible more

  • Bible Riddles  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 8, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    Bible riddles Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible? A. Noah. He was floating his stock while everyone else was in liquidation. Q. Who was the greatest female financier in the Bible? A. Pharaoh’s daughter. She went down to the bank of the Nile and drew out A little prophet. Q. What more

  • My Bible

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    I was never out of my Bible. more

  • Augustine And The Bible  PRO

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Mar 3, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    AUGUSTINE AND THE BIBLE For 2,000 years the Bible, often unaided by any human intervention, has transformed the lives of those who read it, many times dramatically so. St. Augustine is a good example. For most of his life he was a famed academic in the Roman Empire. He was very successful in more

  • The Bible Is A Survivor

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 6, 2010

    THE BIBLE IS A SURVIVOR The inspiration of the Bible is seen in its unique survival. All through history it has been a hated book for certain people because of its claim to be the word of the living God. But in spite of all attempts at times by emperors, dictators and totalitarian governments to more

  • The Bible Is The Blueprints

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Aug 5, 2011

    THE BIBLE IS THE BLUEPRINTS Can you build a real house without blueprints? Sure you can throw up a square storage shed maybe without them, but do you not need to have some kind of visual plan of the dimensions, how many rooms, where the rooms go, and so on in order to start building an actual more

  • The Bible And The Bounty

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 15, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    THE BIBLE AND THE BOUNTY The English ship Bounty, commanded by Lt. William Bligh, journeyed to the South Pacific in 1787. Many signed on considering the voyage a trip to paradise. Bligh appointed a young friend, Fletcher Christian, to the post of second in command. The Bounty stayed in Tahiti for more

  • The Bible Treasure

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 26, 2011
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    THE BIBLE TREASURE Kathleen Norris tells the story of a South Dakota rancher and his bride who received a leather-bound Bible as a wedding gift from the groom's grandfather. They wrote a thank-you note and stowed the Bible away on a closet shelf, out of the way. As time passed, the grandfather more

  • The Bible Is A Compass

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Nov 18, 2011

    THE BIBLE IS A COMPASS Just before the outbreak of the First World War, a small ship named the Endurance set sail from Briton with a crew intent on being the first to cross the South Pole. The ship reached Antarctica, but became ice bound in the Weddle Sea. Soon they had to abandon their ship and more

  • The Bible's On The Moon

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Dec 7, 2011

    THE BIBLE'S ON THE MOON "Fly Me to the Moon" was a song written by Bart Howard and made popular by Frank Sinatra. If we could fly to the moon, we would discover there is a microfilm packet containing Gen. 1:1 in sixteen more

  • Is The Bible Relevant?

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 19, 2013

    IS THE BIBLE RELEVANT? "As far as reliability is concerned, it's only fair to note that the Bible contains the best documented text of any volume in human history. Perhaps the most amazing support comes from the Dead Sea scrolls which were discovered in 1947 after lying in the Qumran caves for more

  • The Village That Lives By The Bible  PRO

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 9, 2003
    based on 66 ratings

    The Village that lives by the Bible by Clarence W. Hall It was early in 1945 when, as a war correspondent on Okinawa, I first came upon Shimabuku, the strangest and most inspiring community I ever saw. Huddled beneath its groves of banyan and twisted pine trees, this remote village of some 1000 more

  • Bible Statistics: Kjv  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 111 ratings

    BIBLE STATISTICS: KJV Number of books in the Bible: 66 Chapters: 1,189 Verses: 31,101 Words: 783,137 Letters: 3,566,480 Number of promises given in the Bible: 1,260 Commands: 6,468 Predictions: over 8,000 Fulfilled prophecy: 3,268 verses Unfulfilled prophecy: 3,140 Number of questions: more

  • The Greatest Missionary Is The Bible In The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 9, 2006

    "The greatest missionary is the Bible in the mother tongue. It needs no furlough and is never more

  • The Bible Changes Lives

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 13, 2009

    THE BIBLE CHANGES LIVES Research consistently shows what a person believes translates into behavior. A major survey of more than 3,700 teens involved in evangelical churches reveals that, compared to teens who possess a solid, biblical belief system, young people who lack such basic biblical more

  • For Bible Knowledge (The ...

    Contributed by Timothy Brown on Jan 23, 2010

    Illustration for Bible Knowledge (The Apostles’ Doctrine/Teaching) - Think of the Scriptures as an absolutely accurate map. A map tells you how to get to a certain destination. But just looking at a map won't automatically transport you to Arizona or England or Peru. Getting to those places means more

  • Bible: Life Support

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Oct 29, 2010

    BIBLE: LIFE SUPPORT I didn’t always go to church; in fact, I didn’t start attending anywhere regularly until I was in the ninth grade. But I wasn’t exactly a stranger to church. Occasionally, this friend or that one would invite me to go to Sunday School. I remember one time -- I must have been more