Contributed by Sermoncentral 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 Troy Borst on Aug 24, 2004
CONCLUSION... The Matrix (http://www.ozsermonillustrations.com/frames/truth_&_error_frameset.htm)
One of the great films of 1999 was The Matrix, starring Keanu Reeves. It’s a futuristic sci-fi movie, where the world has been taken over by computers. The computers need the energy that comes from
Contributed by Joe Fornear on Oct 20, 2004
Tammy Faye Baker in one of those TV reality series went to a book signing and several other celebrities were with her – She was asked “What advice would you give to a parent who first finds out their child is gay?” – She responded, “Love them anyway – love them unconditionally” – she blew everyone
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2005
You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death. It is easy to say you believe a rope to be strong as long as you are merely using it to cord a box. But suppose you had to hang by that rope over a precipice.
Contributed by David Thompson on Dec 28, 2005
Oliver Wendell Holms once said , “ sin has many tools but, a lie is the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 3, 2006
Church Attendance According to ABC News, 40% of Americans attend church in a typical week. Polls indicate 95% profess belief in the existence of God or a universal spirit. Americans gave $88 billion to religious
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 Owen Bourgaize on Jul 6, 2008
George Whitefield was preaching and noticed an old man settling down for his accustomed sermon-time nap. Suddenly he paused. His cheerful expression changed, and changed again, until a thundercloud sat on his brow. ‘If,’ he said in measured, deliberate words, ‘I had come to speak to you in my
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jul 12, 2008
A new believer was on a plane with an intellectual (a man educated beyond his intelligence). He sneered at her reading the Bible and asked if she believed it?
"Jonah and the whale story?" (A great fish)
"How did it happen?"
"Don't know, but I'll find out when I
Contributed by Sermoncentral 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 Steve Smith on Jan 25, 2009
READ THE INSTRUCTIONS
Debbie's laptop broke several months ago, causing some frustration. We couldn't afford right now to put it in the shop, so we decided to attempt repair. We found a hard drive for really a great price, so we purchased and installed it into the drive bay.
Suppose I failed
Contributed by C Vincent on Feb 14, 2009
VALENTINE'S GAME FOR CHILDREN
Children run and find hidden hearts; written on them are scriptures relating to God’s love for us. Hide 10
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 Anne Benefield on Feb 14, 2008
The idea of sacrifice seems to have been lost. We have been praying for my Uncle Bruce and Aunt Julie. They are the kind of people who know what it means to sacrifice. Daddy’s youngest sister,
Even though my Uncle Bruce was only 16 when his father died, he made a promise to get his sister
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