THE AUTHORITY OF THE BODY
When Preacher John Wesley was a student at Oxford Unversity, he was shocked by the amount of drinking done by the students. (Wonder what he would think about college students today?)
After writing to his mother, Susanna Wesley, for her counsel, he received the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 11, 2009
Food For Body And Soul!
A theology professor at a Southern seminary, a master at the pithy, memorable saying, uses this table blessing at meals, "Lord, I thank you for food: food for the body and food for the soul: may we never lack for either and give us an appetite for both!"
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Apr 26, 2008
THIS IS MY BODY
"It was natural then, and it is natural today, to point to a representation of something and say that the representation is the thing. For example, I look at a photograph of our house and say, 'This is our house.' It would not enter anyone’s mind to think I mean that the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
The Resurrected Body is Free From the Restriction on Lifespan
42 So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable;
I read with interest Internet accounts on how long living creatures live. Let’s start with creepy crawlies. The
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 10, 2007
ILLUSTRATION : Unity: Members of the body of Christ are truly dependant on one another.
Three Indonesian mothers, Eti , Rebekka, and Ratna, were imprisoned two years ago for teaching Muslim children in their Sunday School.
Prison was shocking, discouraging and very hard at first. One of the
Contributed by Alan Tison on Feb 27, 2008
To have strong relationships in the body of Christ we must deal with our brokenness.
How do we deal with brokenness?
Individually – Realize we are all broken people.
In many stores you find merchandise in a certain section marked with a 2 word phrase. This 2 word phrase is a is a tip off about
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
THE MIRACULOUS HUMAN BODY
The average human heart pumps over 1,000 gallons a day, over 55 million gallons in a lifetime. This is enough to fill 13 super tankers. It never sleeps, beating 2.5 billion times in a lifetime.
The lungs contain 1,000 miles of capillaries. The process of exchanging
Contributed by David Yarbrough on Nov 26, 2001
Yet membership in a confessing body is fundamental to the faithful Christian life. Failure to do so defies the explicit warning not to forsake "our assembling together." His understanding of this prompted Martin Luther to say, "Apart from the church, salvation is impossible." Not that the church
Contributed by Michael Gibney on Mar 30, 2002
The Body of B. Franklin, Printer
Like the Cover of an old Book
Its contents torn out,
And stript of its Lettering and Guilding,
Lies here, Food for Worms,
But the Work shall not be wholly lost:
For it will, as he believ’d,
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 5, 2006
“Their bodies lie molding in the ground. Their bodies lie rotting in the earth. Their blood has been spilt in the sand, but their souls are alive and conscious in heaven. They speak and they know what is happening here on earth, and they live and speak unto God. Human
Contributed by Tony Abram on Sep 9, 2006
The body is a masterpiece of exquisite design. Beautifully "engineered," it is governed by several hundred systems of control -- each interacting with and affecting the other. His brain has 10 billion nerve cells to record what he sees and hears. His skin has more than 2 million tiny sweat glands
Contributed by Kraig Pullam on Oct 22, 2006
- The church is a body, not just a building and a budget.
- The church is not an
Contributed by Tony Abram on Jan 29, 2007
Your body contains about:
1. Enough iron to make a small nail,
2. Enough salt to fill an ordinary shaker
3. Enough sugar to fill a small bowl
4. Enough lime to whitewash a small chicken coop
5. Enough phosphorus to make a dozen matches
6. Enough fat to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
“It is not the body’s posture, but the heart’s attitude that counts when we
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"The body is a thing of shreds and patches, borrowed unequally from good and bad
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 18, 2012
THOUGHTS ON THE BODY OF CHRIST
Here are some thoughts on The Church from a few 30 on down in age individuals from the book "The Relevant Church":
Brian Kay, "It is impossible to be a follower of Christ and not be part of a local church!"
"No one can have God as Father who does not
Contributed by Bret Toman on Oct 31, 2012
THE BODY: THE IMAGE OF GOD
Paul Brand writing about what it means to be in the image of God in his book In His Image:
"We will not explore the psychological and mental attributes in each one of us that might reflect the image of God. Instead, we will center on a community, that group of God’s