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 Don Jones on Apr 1, 2009
During my days in New England, I heard of a teacher who quizzed a group of college-bound high school juniors and seniors on the Bible. The quiz preceded a Bible-as-literature course he planned to teach at the Newton (Massachusetts) High School, generally considered one of the
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
Contributed by Sean Harder on Jun 24, 2009
A BOY AND THE BIBLE
A little boy opened the big old family Bible. He was fascinated as he fingered through the pages. Suddenly something fell out. It was an old leaf that had been pressed between the pages.
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 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
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Nov 10, 2010
Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible, and every verse in it, excepting two, Psalm 119:122 and Psalm 119:132, contains a reference to the Word of God.
The shortest chapter is Psalm 117; shortest verse, John 11:35.
In the New Testament, there are about 180 direct
Numbers of the Bible”
The number one is for God. We must begin with number one or we cannot have number two or any other number. Mathematically speaking we cannot get anywhere without the number one. We must begin with God.
The number two is for man. Man as an individual. God
Dirty lifes grow from dusty Bibles.
We buy tapes, CD’s, video’s and books
to tell us how to live and we never invest time
Contributed by Sermon Central 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
The Bounty’s Bible
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 6
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
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 15, 2011
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
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 15, 2011
THE MICROSCOPE AND THE BIBLE
Many years ago, while on a visit to America, 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
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 26, 2011
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
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
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
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 12, 2013
"Bad men or devils would not have written the Bible for it condemns them and their work. Good men and angels could not have written it, for in saying that it was from God when it was their own invention, they would have been guilty of a falsehood and could not
Contributed by Eric Ferguson on May 12, 2008
The Valuable Bible
A story was told of a man who loved old books. He met an acquaintance who had just thrown away a Bible that had been stored in the attic of his ancestral home for generations.
“I couldn’t read it,” the friend explained. “Somebody named Guten-something had printed
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 23, 2008
Washing in the Bible
A worship station is set up. There are two but they are the same thing. Water is a powerful cleansing agent and symbol. In the temple, the priests washed their hands and their feet every time they led worship to symbolize their initial baptism when they were set apart for