Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 17, 2006
In his little book Illustrations of Bible Truth, H.A. Ironside pointed out the folly of judging others. He related an incident in the life of a man called Bishop Potter. "He was sailing for Europe on one of the great transatlantic ocean liners. When he went on board, he found that another passenger
Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Nov 21, 2007
----ILL>Years ago in a Coca Cola commercial on t.v., Pittsburgh Steeler linebacker Mean Joe Green is shown heading into the players’ tunnel to his dressing room after a hard game. A young fan gets his attention, then gives him a Coke. He takes the Coke and turns away to walk on down the tunnel,
"A church that does not listen for God in the Bible and treat the Bible as the unique touchstone of truth about God and about us is losing its identity, it’s raison
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 21, 2008
"According to the Rabbis, the Books of Numbers and Deuteronomy are complementary to each other (comp. Tithe, Biblical Data); consequently there can be no contradiction between them. Thus there were three kinds of tithes: (1) that given to the Levites as stated in Num. xviii. 21 et seq., and termed
Contributed by Dean O'bryan on Jun 23, 2008
I don’t know much about Samuel Clements -- Mark Twain -- when it comes to his faith. But he said something once which was dead on. He said, “Some people worry about the passages in the Bible they don’t
Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 2, 2008
The Scriptures were not given for our information, but for our transformation.
(Source: D.L. Moody. From a sermon by
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Sep 17, 2008
Boat Without Oars
One day I was goofing off with a friend at the lake shore and we found a boat. It was a sixteen foot long metal tub with no identifying marks on it. The thing had apparently come loose from its moorings somewhere around the lake and come up against the eastern shore.
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Sep 17, 2008
When we cannot, by searching, find the bottom, we must sit down at the brink and adore
Contributed by Donny Granberry on Nov 17, 2008
GRAHAM'S FLAME IN HIS HAND
Billy Graham said this,
"When I was a young biblical study major in college, I had questions that many young believers have. I struggled with what I thought were inconsistencies in the word of God, and therefore I had little power in my ministry. My anointing was
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Feb 25, 2009
Is The Bible really the inspired Word of God?
Some Bible Facts…
• Contains 66 books,
• Written by 40 different authors,
• Over 1500 years,
• In 3 different languages,
• On 3 different continents,
• With no
WHO TOLD YOU IT'S THE WORD OF GOD?
A young woman who was soundly converted immediately began to read her Bible. A friend who disbelieved the Scriptures and took delight in ridiculing them asked her, "Why do you spend so much time reading a book like that?"
"Because it’s the Word of God,"
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Mar 3, 2009
Both George Gallup and George Barna, eminent pollsters and close church observers, have noted declining biblical literacy in the church. The majority of born-again Christian do not believe in absolute truth. 60% of Americans can’t name five of the Ten Commandments. 50% of high
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Mar 16, 2009
Some years ago, a fearful railroad wreck took a dreadful toll of life and limb in an eastern state. A train, loaded with young people returned from school, was stalled on a suburban track because of what is known as a "hot-box." Another limited train was soon due, but a flagman was
THE BIBLE LEAF
A little boy opened the big family Bible at home. He was fascinated as he fingered through the old pages. Suddenly something fell out of the Bible. He picked up the object and looked at it closely. What he saw was an old leaf that had been pressed in between the pages.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2009
LOOKING FOR ANSWERS
Sometimes we look in the wrong places to find answers. The story is told of a drunk who was seen by a police officer looking for something. The drunk was down on his hands and knees and explained in slurred speech to the police officer that he was looking for his wallet.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2009
THE BIBLE AS HOLY
The Bible is deemed a holy book by 84% of the U.S. public. Although 84% of Barna Research respondents described themselves as Christian, 7% did not consider the Bible to be sacred, while 38% of adults who do not consider themselves Christian categorized it as such. Most
One of my favorite things to do at the beach is to just sit or stand on the beach right where the waves wash up under my feet. The waves are refreshing, but I like most what happens as the waves retreat. As the waves retreat, the water takes the sand around and under my feet
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 28, 2009
Dr. Myron Houghton wrote, "To affirm the inspiration and inerrancy of the original writings while casting doubt on the authority of the Bible that is available to us is just plain silly. Can you really imagine someone seriously saying, 'I have good news and I have bad news: the good news is that
Contributed by Charles Worth on Aug 7, 2009
GOD SAID IT, THAT ENDS IT
One of my pet peeves is a bumper sticker. It reads; "God said it, I believe it and that ends it."
Now many of you may think that is a reasonable statement. I, on the other hand, have a problem with it--you see, once God says it, THAT ends it. THAT makes it truth.