DOES YOUR GOD BLEED?
A little boy went up to a missionary Sunday School leader in another country. The boy said, "I like what you say about the God of the Bible but I can’t see him. But if I go to the temple I can see my God."
The missionary said to the little boy, "Son, may I ask you a
Main Idea: The only thing that can wash away sin is the blood of Jesus.
Verse: “But we are all like an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are like filthy rags” (Isaiah 64:6 NKJV).
Illustration: A smelly man came to visit me. He needed a bath so bad. He wanted to hug me and talk to
In the Supreme Court case between Humanity and Satan, proceedings took on a surprising turn, in the court room when Judge God read out the charge against the defendant (humanity).
Sin was the main charge with a list of violations being read out, some minor & seemingly insignificant while others
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 9, 2006
“Although believers by nature, are far from God, and children of wrath, even as others, yet it is amazing to think how nigh they are brought to him again by
Contributed by David Simpson on Apr 20, 2020
I (David Simpson) grew up as part of the spiritual family of Hardwick Christian Church. Along with my parents and sisters, I learned about Jesus and Bible there. I don’t ever remember a Sunday throughout my childhood and into my teen years when I was not in that church building and doing life with
Contributed by Vernon Price on Apr 10, 2012
NOTHING BUT THE BLOOD
One night in a church service a young woman felt the tug of God at her heart. She responded to God's call and accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior.
The young woman had a very rough past, involving alcohol, drugs, and prostitution. But, the change in her was evident. As
Contributed by J. Allen Lucas on Mar 17, 2008
After Pilate realized Jesus was innocent of the charges brought before him, he wanted to let Jesus go, but when he told the people what he wanted to do, they got upset.
They didn’t want justice, they wanted death! They wanted blood! They wanted the blood of Jesus and they got it!
If you want the
Contributed by Donny Granberry on Aug 10, 2008
J. W. Tucker did not save anyone in the Republic of the Congo of Africa. As a matter of fact he was murdered by the Congan people and his body thrown in the Congo River and fed to the crocodiles.
But today, through the blood that Jesus shed, and the martyrdom of Bro. Tucker, the
Contributed by Peter Lobmiller on Apr 28, 2008
• We believe the Bible in its entirety to be the inspired Word of God and the infallible rule of faith and conduct.
• We believe in the resurrection of the dead, the eternal happiness of the saved, and the eternal punishment of the lost.
Contributed by Richard White on Jan 3, 2002
LIKE FILTHY RAGS
Jeff Bridges says, "Christians can never in themselves
merit salvation through their personal holiness."
Our Righteousness is like a filthy rag before a holy
God. One of the early church fathers
Contributed by Ed Wood on Feb 18, 2003
Earl Allen’s book, Sign of the Star, relates the Suffering Servant to the Christmas story. Allen wrote: “Near the cradle of Bethlehem stands the cross, God’s Christmas tree—you can’t make anything else out of it. The blood of Jesus Christ has been the red ribbon strung from that first coat of skins
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 28, 2008
TONY EVANS ON GETTING UN-STUCK
Tony Evans, a popular black preacher from down in Texas, spoke of being on an elevator in a high-rise building. He said he’d never been particularly comfortable on such elevators. There was something about riding up and down in a little box several hundred feet off
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Mar 3, 2009
Re: Heb 10:20
The word “new” in vs 20 is, in the original language, “freshly slain”. In other words, God sees the shed blood of His Son, the perfect sacrifice, as fresh always. It is as though JUST NOW, Jesus died for us. It is as though JUST NOW He bore the stripes on His back and the thorns
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
In a dream, Martin Luther found himself being attacked by Satan. The devil unrolled a long scroll containing a list of Luther's sins and held it before him. On reaching the end of the scroll Luther asked the devil, "Is that all?"
"No," came the reply, and a second scroll was
Contributed by Tony Abram on May 1, 2008
Martin Luther had a dream in which he stood on the day of judgment before God Himself, and Satan was there to accuse him. When Satan opened his books full of accusations, he pointed to transgression after transgression of which Luther was guilty. As the proceedings went on, Luther's heart sunk in
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 12, 2001
A preacher was once holding a revival in an old tent. One night a man walked in an old shirt and cut off overalls. When the alter call was given he walked down the isle and got saved. After he finished praying through, the preaher asked him, "sir what was it that i said in my message that caused
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 1, 2010
LUTHER’S INK STAIN
Some of you may know someone who has visited the WARTBURG CASTLE in Eisenach, German. The tour guide regularly points out to the black spot on one of the walls of the room which Luther occupied during his benevolently intended imprisonment. Let me share the legend connected
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Apr 2, 2007
Reformation’s Two Martins
At the beginning of the Reformation, Martin of Basle came to a knowledge of the truth, but, afraid to make a public confession, he wrote on a leaf of parchment: "O most merciful Christ, I know that I can be saved only by the merit of thy blood. Holy Jesus, I acknowledge
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2008
The Good News: We are freed from all things; from which we could not be freed.
In a dream, Martin Luther found himself being attacked by Satan. The devil unrolled a long scroll containing a list of Luther's sins, and held it before him. On reaching the end of the scroll Luther