**Christ is **
He is our God
We should worship him
He should be our icon
He should be the one we weep for not man
We should buy his book
Listen to his music
Come from far and wide to worship him
We need to praise God not man
The way of life not death
With us in spirit and truth
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
CHRIST WITH NO HANDS
During World War II, a church building in Strasburg was destroyed. After the bombing, the members surveyed the area to see what damage was done. They were pleased that a statue of Christ with outstretched hands was still standing… because it had been sculpted centuries
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 11, 2001
[Parable of Christ’s Sacrifice, Citation: Brad Walden, senior minister with the Tates Creek Christian Church, Lexington, KY; true story told by Mark’s grandfather at Westwood Cheviot Church of Christ, Cincinnati, OH]
The mother of a nine-year-old boy named Mark received a phone call in the middle
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"Brothers, you are Christ to the world. Christ has no hands but your hands to touch and bless and heal, no feet but your feet to lead men in the path of truth, no arms but your arms to gather the scattered, no tongue but your tongues
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jul 9, 2001
Illus.: “Adopted by Christ”
John was born into a family of 12 children. They were very poor. He was the youngest. He never remembered his father eating a meal with the rest of the family. He had to work long hours to feed his family. One day his father ran off with another woman, leaving his
Contributed by David Fox on Nov 11, 2001
George Gallup reports:
Less than 10 % of Americans are deeply committed Christians. These committed Christians are far, far happier than the rest of the population. Committed Christians are more accepting of others than the average American, more involved in charitable activities, and are
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
THE CASE OF CHRIST
[Richard] Bandler tells one story about visiting a mental institution and dealing with a man who insisted he was Jesus Christ - not metaphorically, not in spirit, but in the flesh. One day Bandler walked in to meet this man. "Are you Jesus?" he said. "Yes, my son," the man
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Sep 23, 2002
THE LOVE OF CHRIST
I want to tell you of a modern day Damascus road experience that some of you may find hard to believe. It is reported in an article by Fred Markert in the current issue of Pray Magazine. Fred is the International Director of YWAM’s Strategic Frontiers, a group that focuses
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2002
Dr. S.M. Lockridge was the Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, San Diego CA from 1953 - 1993. He entered heaven in 2000. He is well-known for a passage out of his sermon titled “He’s My King”:
“He’s enduringly strong, He’s entirely sincere, He’s eternally steadfast.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 7, 2003
CHRIST WITH ME
Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me,
Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me,
Christ on my right, Christ on my left,
Christ when I lie down, Christ when I sit down,
Christ in the heart of every man who thinks of me,
Christ in the mouth of every man
A- for the Architect, Jesus is beautiful beyond discription.
B- For the Builder, Jesus is the Rock.
C- For the Carpenter, Jesus is the firm foundation.
D- For the Disciple, Jesus the Master.
E- For the Engineer, Jesus is the blueprint of God.
F- For the Fisherman, Jesus is the
AIKIDO FOR CHRIST
The lessons and teaching of the Holy Spirit came each day and through various ways. When we were doing a tent revival on Penn and Plymouth, the Holy Spirit taught me a lesson about dying to myself and letting go of my natural abilities like strength and fighting to resolve
THE BEAUTY OF CHRIST
Just as we are attracted to the loveliness of a sunset, of the Grand Canyon, of the intricate order of a mariposa leaf or esperanza blossom, we are awed by the deeds of power in the Old Testament and New. But we are also attracted by the beauty of the words of Christ, words
Contributed by Bill Butsko on Sep 10, 2009
THE UNIQUE CHRIST
His birth was contrary to the laws of life. His death was contrary to the laws of death.
He had no cornfields or fisheries but He could spread a table for five thousand and have bread and fish to spare. He walked on no beautiful carpets or velvet rugs, but He walked on the
CHRIST AND THE SPIRIT
Luke's Gospel places an huge emphasis on the Holy Spirit. As the the third century Bible teacher St. Origen puts it:
"Christ is born; the Spirit is his forerunner.
Christ is baptised; the Spirit bears him witness.
Christ is tempted; the Spirit leads
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2010
FOCUS ON CHRIST
This bit of strange news was released by the Associated Press this past week:
RIVERTON, Wyo. -- Officials say a magnifying glass set on a stand in a sunny room started a small blaze in a Wyoming home. UPS worker Buddy Armstrong was delivering a package to 84-year-old Thomas
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 14, 2010
Tomb, thou shalt not hold Him longer;
Death is strong, but Life is stronger;
Stronger than the dark, the light;
Stronger than the wrong, the right;
Faith and Hope
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
THE COAT OF CHRIST
Many years ago, an evangelist by the name of Jakov arrived at a village in Serbia. He met an elderly man there named Cimmerman, and Jakov began to talk to him of the love of Christ. Cimmerman abruptly interrupted Jakov and told him that he wished to have nothing to do with
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
CHRIST IN ONE
What is a Christian? In the LETTER TO DIOGNETUS, which dates back to the second century A.D., an anonymous writer describes a strange people who are in the world but not of the world.
"Christians are not differentiated from other people by country, language, or customs; you