Contributed by Marcus Rosa on Sep 20, 2004
How in the world did Lot end up in such a mess?
—Something each of us has in common. Every single day... every single moment we make choices.
—What to eat. What to wear. What to say. What to do. How to act.
—You’ve made a thousand choices before you arrived here this
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 16, 2009
CHOICE AS A DISCIPLINE
Your will enables you to choose. Choose wisely. He who marries the spirit of the age will soon find himself a widower.
God asks no one whether he will accept life. This is not the choice. The only choice you have as you go through life is how you will live it.
Contributed by Tim Hinrichs on Mar 22, 2012
Mary Khoury, 17 from Damour, Lebanon and her family were forced to their knees before their home. The leader of the Muslim fanatics who had raided their village waved his pistol carelessly before their faces. His hatred for Christians burned in his eyes. "If you do not become a
Contributed by Mark Wood on Feb 18, 2006
A.W. Tozier said:
The man or woman who is wholly and joyously surrendered to Christ can’t make a wrong choice –
Rev. Billy Graham, who died at his home in North Carolina on 21st February 2018 Wednesday at the age of 99, was among the most influential religious leader of the 20th Century. He said “Someday you will read or hear that Billy Graham is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it. I shall be more alive
Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 12, 2007
The Consequences of Wrong Choices
Traci stood before the church, tears in her eyes, head bowed to the floor, her mother at her side. It must have been the most difficult situation she had ever been in in her short fifteen years. Yet it was necessary for her to take this important step in her
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Feb 5, 2008
THE CHOICE BETWEEN TWO EVILS
should we pay taxes to Caesar?
Jesus answer defies their logic. In His answer, “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s” He easily moves past their dilemma. To Jesus their dilemma isn’t a dilemma at all, is it? The question sets up a
"Forgiveness is a choice and it is not based on feelings."
June Hunt in her book How to Forgive When You Don’t Feel Like it. She notes: “Clearly, not a single person on earth is immune from hurt and heartache. Still, that doesn’t mean we have to stay forever distressed, devastated by the
Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 10, 2008
ILLUSTRATION… Choice Contemporary Stories & Illustrations For Preachers, Teachers, & Writers
Craig Brian Larson, Baker Books, p. 166.
Ruth Ryan, wife of Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan, had one moment she looked forward to in every one of her husband’s games. In Covering Home, she writes:
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 20, 2009
DEMAND VS. CHOICE
A demand masked as a request is worse than a demand. Like giving kids a choice when there is no choice. "Would you like to go to Gramas?" implies of the option of choosing either way, and it is
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2009
CHOICE DETERMINES CHARACTER
Years ago the Douglas Aircraft Company was competing with Boeing to sell Eastern Airlines its first big order of jets. War hero, Eddie Rickenbacker, the head of Eastern Airlines, reportedly told Donald Douglas that the specifications and claims made by Douglas Company
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jan 12, 2010
"There is a choice involved in obeying God, and building an Ark. And there is a choice involved in worshiping God and building an altar. No ark, no altar. You won’t know what it’s like to worship, until you appreciate what it’s like to be saved, and then your worship will never be
Contributed by Gregg Barbour on Feb 8, 2010
Fear: A Weapon of Choice
Black Bart was a professional thief whose very name struck fear as he terrorized the Wells Fargo stage line. From San Francisco to New York, his name became synonymous with the danger of the frontier. Between 1875 and 1883 he robbed 29 different stagecoach crews.
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 10, 2010
WILLIAM JAMES ON CHOICES
William James: "When you have to make a choice and don't make
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
SON GETS THEIR CHOICE IN WILL
A testator left all his estate to a monastery on condition that on the return of his only son, then abroad, the worthy fathers should give him "whatever they should choose."
When the son returned home he went to the monastery, and received but a small share,
Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Nov 27, 2012
THE CHOICE OF SHEEP AND GOATS
I tried and tried to think of a common example that could be used to illustrate this separation of the sheep from the goats but was unable to do so because this situation is so unique and the reason it is so unique is because the sheep and the goats have chosen
Contributed by Tim Spear on Dec 3, 2012
Pilate made a choice. Rather than ask for God's grace, he asked for a bowl. Rather than invite Jesus to stay, he sent him away. Rather than hear Christ's voice, he heard the
BILLY GRAHAM: CHOICES
Billy Graham said, "The strongest principle of life and blessings lies in our choice. Our life is the sum result of all the choices we make, both consciously and unconsciously. If we can control the process of choosing, we can take control of all aspects of our life. We can
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 15, 2005
The words of Eleanor Roosevelt ring true:
One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words. It is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 20, 2001
THE CHOICES WE MAKE
Every single day we make choices that show whether we are courageous or cowardly. We choose between the right thing and the convenient thing, sticking to a conviction or caving in for the sake of comfort, greed or approval. We choose either to take a carefully thought-out