Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Oct 24, 2002
God does prefer one way of living over another. And that which He prefers is based on a bedrock commitment to His word and His ways. And the results are always supernatural.
A TV camera crew was on assignment in Southern Florida filming the widespread destruction of Hurricane Andrew. In one
Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Oct 26, 2002
I was reminded of just how much God does to preserve his TRUTH this week. A wee little voice on the telephone answering machine said, “I think you’ll want to read the Newspaper today. There’s a front-page story that you don’t want to miss. Here it is – on the front page of the San Antonio
Contributed by Steven Platt on Nov 1, 2002
According to Peter Kendall in the Chicago Tribune, Ruben Brown, age sixty-one, was known on the south and west sides of Chicago, as the friendly neighborhood cockroach exterminator with "the Mississippi stuff." The Mississippi stuff was a pesticide Brown had bought hundreds of gallons of in the
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Nov 11, 2002
The empire of Caesar is gone; the legions of Rome are smouldering in the dust; the avalanches that Napoleon hurled upon Europe have melted away; the prince of the Pharaohs is fallen; the pyramids they raised to be their tombs are sinking every day in the desert sands; Tyre is a rock for bleaching
Contributed by Dana Chau on Jan 20, 2003
Charles Swindoll lists what he calls the "four spiritual flaws":
Flaw #1: Because you are a Christian, all your problems are solved. (Please do tell non-Christian this.)
Flaw # 2: All the problems you will ever have are addressed in the Bible. (When your computer crashes, please don’t go
Contributed by S Henriques on Jan 27, 2003
Once the Devil was walking along with one of his cohorts. They saw a man ahead of them pick up something shiny. "What did he find?" asked the cohort. "A piece of the truth," the Devil replied.
"Doesn’t it bother you that he found a piece of the truth?" asked the cohort. "No," said the Devil,
Contributed by Stephen Wright on Apr 13, 2003
Many years ago, while on a visit to England, a wealthy Chinese businessman was fascinated by a powerful microscope. Looking through its lens to study crystals and the petals of flowers, he was amazed at their beauty and detail. So he decided to purchase one of these devices and take it back to
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Oct 15, 2003
Theologians tell a story to illustrate how Christ?s triumph presently benefits our lives:
Imagine a city under siege. The enemy that surrounds the city will not let anyone or anything leave. Supplies are running low, and the citizens are fearful. But in the dark of the night, a spy sneaks
There are according to Tenney, three concepts of truth painted by the Bible. (827,828)
1. Moral Truth - Truth is an attribute of God and speaks of His trustworthiness, His faithfulness and men are to have this attribute.
2. Ontological Truth - Arises from the concept of one who is
Contributed by Tylor Cates on Jan 24, 2004
Remember Your Sword
Prop: Butter Knife and large Sword
First let me say I collect and sell swords for a living so it wasn’t hard for me to get a real sword you may have to make a prop sword. Be careful if you bring a real one and make sure no one gets near it.
In our church we have a 5
Contributed by Danny Dye on Feb 24, 2004
Bob Russell tells in his book God Builds a Church about his son Rusty speaking to a high school world religions class. He told them about Jesus’ claim that he is the way, the truth, and the life. "Most of the students still
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Aug 3, 2001
[Worship in Spirit and in Truth, by Leann Gabel of Amarillo, TX]
In Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman, it didn’t take long before their conversation turned to worship.
I would guess that was as hot a topic then as it is today.
The woman’s question was sincere, "I know there are two ways
Trying to destroy or defend the Word of God is like having two men push with toothpicks on opposite sides of the Rock of Gibraltar. While one is trying to push it over with his toothpick, the other is trying to hold it up
Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Sep 4, 2001
Evangelish Robert Sumner told the story:
When George Gibson Polley was a boy in Richmond, he hit a baseball onto the roof of a six-story building. Since with most sandlot games, it was the only ball the boys had, George promptly climbed up the outside of the building and retrieved it. This was the
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 14, 2001
ILL. I like the story about a rather legalistic Seminary student who wanted to have a scriptural basis for everything he did. He felt he was on solid ground if he could quote Bible book, chapter & verse to okay his actions.
He did all right with that until he began to fall in love with a
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Nov 27, 2001
At the turn of the century the world’s most distinguished astronomer was Sir Percival Lowell. He was esteemed for his study of the solar system and had a particular fascination with Mars.
He was certain that he had determined that there were CANALS on the surface of the Red Planet and that
Contributed by Mark Hensley on Dec 9, 2001
There is a tale told of that great English actor Macready. An eminent preacher once said to him: "I wish you would explain to me something." "Well, what is it? I don’t know that I can explain anything to a preacher."
"What is the reason for the difference between you and me? You are
Contributed by David Whitten on Dec 17, 2001
In 1877, a stone called the Fresco Inscription was found in Bethphage. The picture on the stone depicts two mean untying a donkey and its colt. Matthew 21:2 verifies that two of Jesus disciples want into Bethphage and untied a donkey and its
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 26, 2002
The little girl was sitting with her grandmother, who had presented her with her first little children’s Bible, in an easy-to-read translation, when she was very young.
Now, a decade or so later, the elderly lady was ready to spend a few sweet moments handing down the big old