Contributed by Jesse Roncales on Mar 12, 2010
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson, a noted New Testament scholar, tells of his visit in Britain, where he observed that British people love dogs as their pets. During his stay he noticed three kinds of dogs which he relates to people in reference to freedom.
The first are those dogs who have law but no freedom.
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 1, 2002
"The first duty of every soul is to find not its freedom but its Master".
Warren W. Wiersbe, The Integrity
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 12, 2002
One of the most touching moments in sports came at the end of the 1980 Winter Olympic Games, in which the US hockey team beat the Russians. It was an incredible feat. All during the games the cameras focused on goalie Jim Craig, one of the heroes of the team and on his father in the stands. Craig’s
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 19, 2004
Once we were in bondage Satan and sin. But Jesus set us free.
A story told by Paul Lee Tan illustrates the meaning of redemption. He said that when A.J. Gordon was pastor of a church in Boston, he met a young boy in front of the sanctuary carrying a rusty cage in which several birds fluttered
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2002
My liberty as a Christian should always be supremely shackled by the love I am commanded to have towards
Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 2, 2001
"A Christian man is the most free lord of all, and subject to none; a Christian man is the most dutiful servant of all, and subject to every one."
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 13, 2009
LIBERTY IN LIMITS
Tom Landry, former Hall of Fame Coach of the Dallas Cowboys and a great man of faith in Christ, once had this to say:
"Most successful football players not only accept rules and limitations but, I believe, they need them. Players are free to perform at their best only when they
Contributed by Scott Bayles on May 21, 2009
THE LIBERTY BELL: PROCLAIM LIBERTY
One of the most prominent symbols of freedom in the United States is the Liberty Bell, which hangs today in the historic district of Philadelphia. It’s been called an icon of liberty and justice. It’s most famous ringing was on July 8, 1776, when the sound of the
Contributed by Tony Abram on Jan 29, 2008
A. We must make Jesus Lord of our lives.
B. Since we fight for the liberty to worship, should we not make more use of that liberty?
C. When we recognize Jesus’ kingship, we’ll give him our worship.
D. A person may be worthy of admiration, but Christ alone is worthy of adoration.
E. When we submit
Contributed by Richard Tow on Oct 31, 2021
Emergencies' have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded. By Friedrich August von Hayek.
Quoted in a
THE LIBERTY BELL
One of the most, iconic symbols of our national heritage --the Liberty Bell --hangs magnificently in the city of brotherly love. In 1751, the Pennsylvania Assembly ordered the bell to commemorate the commonwealth's fiftieth anniversary of William Penn's 1701 Charter of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 24, 2009
LIBERTY = VIGILANCE
In 1790 John Philpot Curran said, "The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime and the punishment of his guilt."
Thomas Jefferson condensed Curran’s advice with the
In the book, Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan describes how the pilgrim realizes his guilt and lostness. Saddled to his back is a heavy burden of sin and shame. "I fear that this burden upon my back will sink me lower than the grave," he says, staggering under its weight.
But then he approaches a
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jan 23, 2010
TO MANY PROFESSING CHRISTIANS LEAVE CHRIST AND OUR CHURCHES FOR WHAT? FOR ANYTHING AT ALL THAT THIS WORLD HAS TO OFFER? IS LIKE BEING DUPED BY A DODGY CAR SALESMAN INTO TRADING IN YOUR TOP OF THE RANGE ROLLS ROYCE FOR A CLAPPED OUT ROBIN RELIANT, YOU WERE PROMISED SO MUCH FROM THE
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 25, 2002
GIVE ME LIBERTY!!
"If we wish to be free...we must fight! I repeat it, sir, we must fight! An appeal to arms, and to the God of hosts, is all that is left us...It is vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace--but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next
Contributed by Michael Gibney on Aug 6, 2002
GIVE ME LIBERTY
March 23, 1775. A man with his eternal perspective addressed the House of representatives and said,
“ No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism, as well as abilities, of the very worthy gentlemen who have just addressed the House. But different men often see the same
Contributed by Chris Hughes on Aug 12, 2004
The Statue of Liberty was concieved by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi to ommemorate America’s 100th birthday
It was a Joint effort between France & US France – Statue; The United States had the responsibility for raising the money to build the base and France raised the money for the actual
Contributed by Ray Searan on Feb 20, 2007
The statue of Liberty was built in the late 1800’s. The craftsmen who worked on it paid as much attention to the details on the top of the stature as they did to the rest of the statue though at that time there was no way for anyone to ever notice it; no planes flew at that time, no high rises,