Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
“There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream - whatever that dream might be.” - Pearl S. Buck
Everybody has a dream. What’s your dream? What was your dream when you were young and full of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2005
MY NAME IS LEGION
"Within my earthly temple there’s a crowd;
There’s one of us that’s humble, and one of us that’s proud.
There’s one that’s broken-hearted for his sins,
There’s one that unrepentant sits and grins.
There’s one that loves his neighbor as himself,
And one that cares for
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 21, 2008
I think of the familiar story of the little boy who made him a toy sailboat. He carried the little boat out to the pond and began watching it float on the water. However, the wind pulled the little boat away from shore, and all the broken-hearted boy could do was watch it be blown out of reach and
Contributed by Bruce Howell on May 9, 2001
Have you ever been in a service where the music and the message were so powerful, so uplifting that you sensed the glory of His presence? A.H. Ackley wrote about it once:
In my failure, sin, and sorrow, brokenhearted,
crushed and torn,
I have felt His presence near me, He has all
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 27, 2002
MY NAME IS LEGION
"Within my earthly temple there’s a crowd; There’s one of us that’s humble, and one of us that’s proud.
There’s one that’s broken-hearted for his sins, There’s one that unrepentant sits and grins.
There’s one that loves his neighbor as himself, And one that cares for
Contributed by Timothy Brown on Feb 14, 2010
God's Cures/Remedies for...
* Worry: John 14:1, "Let not your heart be troubled, ye believe in God, believe also in me..."
* A broken heart: Psalm 147:3-6, "He heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds. He counts the stars and calls them all by name. How great is our Lord! His
Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Nov 6, 2006
There’s the true story of a young married man who was accepted as an African Missionary. It was the great ambition of his young life. He reported to New York harbor with his wife and soon arrived in Africa. It wasn’t long, however, that he found his wife could not physically tolerate the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
During the conversation the tramp said, ’I wish there were more people like you in the world." Whereupon his mother replied, "Oh, there are. But you must look for them." The old man simply shook his head, saying, "But, lady, I didn’t need to look for you. You looked for me."
When that mother
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Apr 6, 2009
I read a story of a pastor whose son began to drift away from God in high school. The son started to hang out with the wrong crowd changing his actions and attitude. The parents, of course, were broken-hearted. They were embarrassed. But they didn’t hide this. They cried out to God with God’s
Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 14, 2009
An interesting thing happened one day in a church where the great American businessman Samuel Colgate was a member. During an evangelistic campaign a prostitute came forward and confessed her sins. She was broken-hearted and wept openly. She asked God to save her soul and expressed a desire to join
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 13, 2009
MOVING THE FENCE
Millard Erickson wrote, "The church is the repository of grace...it possesses the gospel, the good news of salvation"
During World War II, some American soldiers took the body of their buddy to a local cemetery. The priest stopped them saying, "You can't bury your friend here
LOVED, TO BE LOVE
One of the neatest gifts I've ever received was this little, hand towel. I was given this during my seminary commencement, and have cherished it ever since. The towel has a little saying on it: "Blessed to be a blessing" Isaiah 61:1. Isaiah 61:1-2 says: "The Spirit of the
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Dec 12, 2003
(Elapsed time: Measured from the beginning of the opening credit, this scene begins at 01:46:50 and ends at 01:49:00. Content: In Love and War is rated PG-13 for sensuality and graphic portrayal of war injuries.)
The movie In Love and War is based on the WWI experiences of author Ernest
Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 2, 2004
Ann along with her two small sons, went to live with her parents in Texas for the duration of World War II, while her Air Force husband was busy in Europe. It was Christmas time and mother and grandparents were making great plans for the boys. The tree was up and decorated. Gifts were bought and
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Dec 22, 2008
The Gospel According to… Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown cannot catch a break. He is the stereotypical American loser. Whenever he tries to kick the football that Lucy is holding, every time she pulls it away at the last second and he misses it, flying through the air to land flat on his back. His
Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 20, 2009
THE STORY OF FRIDA
Frida Gashumba tells something of her story in her book Frida: Chosen to Die, Destined to Live, a miraculous escape from the Rwandan genocide. Frida was born in 1980. She was a Tutsi, one of the tribes 'created' during colonial rule based primarily upon height, head size,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 3, 2002
MORTALLY WOUNDED- COMMUNION MEDITATION
"On the 19th of November 1967, in the vicinity of Dak To, Viet Nam Chaplain Charlie Waters was moving with one of the companies of his Battalion when it engaged a heavily armed enemy battalion. As the battle raged and the casualties mounted, Chaplain
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 3, 2005
Several years ago the American Heart Association published the results of a remarkable scientific study. In 1998 Dr. Randy Bird did a study of 393 coronary care patients at Duke University Hospital. Dr. Bird is not a Christian and this is not a Christian study. But it asked the question: “Does
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
EVEN IF IT’S DARK
He was a strong man facing an enemy beyond his strength. He young wife had become gravely ill, then suddenly passed away, leaving the big man alone with a wide-eyed, flaxen-haired girl, not quite five years old.
The service in the village chapel was simple, and heavy with
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 19, 2009
THE GIFT OF THE SKATES
So how do we recognize His authority in our lives? How do we express our faith and our love to Him? By committing ourselves to His mission. Jesus doesn’t say anything about saving sinners and getting them into heaven. The primary priority of his mission is to preach good