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  • We Know That Jesus Rose From The Dead. The ...

    Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Jul 11, 2008

    We know that Jesus rose from the dead. The resurrection is a historical event, not a myth or story. We know this from the empty tomb and the people who saw Christ physically alive. First, the women, and then the apostles, and then over five hundred people saw Christ alive after he rose from the more

  • God In Real Life

    Contributed by Jerry Blaxton on Aug 3, 2008

    GOD IN REAL LIFE There is this Christian comedian who was sharing his testimony. He came to a point in his life when he was drinking, doing some drugs, had some money issues, his relationship with his wife was falling apart, and he said that he had even beat his small child for crying. When all more

  • The White Stone

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 29, 2008
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    The White Stone The overcomers at Pergamos were given a white stone, and in the stone a new name written.The people of Pergamos were familiar with a number of customs involving the use of a white stone. They used a voters urn in which if you approved of a candidate you placed a white stone more

  • Does He Show Through?  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
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    Does He Show Through? One Sunday on their way home from church, a little girl turned to her mother and said, "Mommy, the preacher’s sermon this morning confused me." The mother said, "Oh? Why is that?" The little girl replied, "Well, he said that God is bigger than we are. Is that true?" more

  • Who Taught You How To Fish? Hunt? Whittle? Skip A ...

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Oct 7, 2008

    Who taught you how to fish? Hunt? Whittle? Skip a rock? You didn’t learn those things as a child by yourself Someone older taught you how And we are to do that in the church as well And how does Paul introduce this more

  • I Like Christ, I Don't Like Christians

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 9, 2008

    I Like Christ, I Don’t Like Christians There was a story told concerning former Prime Minister of India Gandhi. Years ago a British missionary asked the former Prime Minister of India Dr. Gandhi if he would consider becoming a Christian. Gandhi said no. The missionary said why. Ghandi had more

  • Author Jill Briscoe In "Here Am I Lord, Send ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 21, 2008
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    Author Jill Briscoe in "Here Am I Lord, Send Somebody Else" writes of this subject, "God transports us to a situation. There is no such thing as happenstance in the life of a child of God. His intent is to use fallible people to give out His infallible truth to a world living in error. He wants to more

  • People Need To Be Scared

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Nov 12, 2008

    PEOPLE NEED TO BE SCARED As Christians today we tend to blend in with the world. We don’t want to be seen as a fanatic. We should want to be considered a fanatic. The shorten form of the word fanatic is fan, Which in sports or entertainment is a compliment. We are not ashamed to be considered more

  • What Does Your Family Portrait Look Like?

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Nov 12, 2008

    WHAT DOES YOUR FAMILY PORTRAIT LOOK LIKE? Looking at a family portrait, can you easily determine if the family is a happy, joyful family? The answer is no, we are all far to good actors in those photographs. If we were to take a true family portrait, the kids would have their hands around each more

  • What's That Smell?

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Nov 12, 2008

    WHAT'S THAT SMELL? What are some of the things we experience as we walk through a cow pasture? Usually we see cows, hay, and cow patties. The cow pasture is a place full of sights, sounds and smells. What is that smell? Some would say that the cow pasture really stinks While others would more

  • Everybody Smells Us  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Nov 12, 2008
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    EVERYBODY SMELLS US You ever met someone that had no sense of smell? I have, and actually, an estimated 2.7 million people in the United States have an impaired or absent sense of smell. It's known as chronic olfactory dysfunction. Most people I know can smell when there is a certain powerful more

  • An Atheist Defends Evangelism In Africa

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Dec 31, 2008
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    AN ATHEIST DEFENDS EVANGELISM IN AFRICA I would like to conclude by reading you an article – that Andrew sent to me - from the Sunday Times dated 27th December 2008 written by Matthew Parris: December 27, 2008 (full article) As an atheist, I truly believe Africa needs God Missionaries, more

  • Thou Wast A Bond-Man

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jan 18, 2009

    Thou Wast a Bond-Man John Newton, the former slave-ship captain, was so grateful for God’s gracious dealings with him that when the vicarage at Olney was refurbished he had two sentences from Isaiah 43:4 and Deuteronomy 15:15 painted over the fireplace of his study: ’Since thou wast precious in more

  • John Newton: Infidel Restored  PRO

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jan 18, 2009
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    John Newton: Infidel Restored John Newton continued his ministry into his old age, turning a deaf ear to friends who urged him to accept retirement, as by the time he reached 80 he was almost blind and partially deaf. "I cannot stop" he replied. "What! Shall the old African blasphemer stop while more

  • A Pious Church Member, Who Thought Himself To Be ...

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jan 22, 2009

    A pious church member, who thought himself to be a great Christian, visited the junior department of the Sunday school. The Superintendent asked him to say a few word to the boys and girls. He stood pompously before them and asked, "Why do you think people call me a Christian?" There was an more

  • Richest Man In Town

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 16, 2009

    RICHEST MAN IN TOWN In 1972, a young Egyptian businessman named Farahat lost an $11,000 watch. He was stunned when a garbage man dressed in filthy rags found it and returned it to him. Farahat asked him why he didn’t just keep the watch. The garbage man said, "My Christ told me to be honest more

  • Ashamed Of Myself

    Contributed by Robert Drake on Feb 21, 2009

    ASHAMED OF MYSELF A young man got up to give his testimony for Christ at a tent meeting. He was not very accustomed to speaking in public, and he stumbled over his words quite a bit. An atheist in the back of the crowd yelled, "You should be ashamed of yourself, standing up there and talking more

  • Standing Out

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Feb 23, 2009

    STANDING OUT I remember an experience as a 16-year-old, Salvation Army soldier. I was walking to the church from my house for Bible study. In those days, soldiers wore uniforms to every church function. On route to the church, there were 12 or 15 peers hanging outside the pool hall that I had to more

  • You Remember The Gatorade Commercial With ...

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 9, 2009

    You remember the Gatorade commercial with Michael Jordan and the tagline, "Be like Mike." Well, our goal as Christians should be to "be like Jesus." 1 John 2:5-6 puts it this way, "This is how we know more

  • Light In The Darkness

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 11, 2009
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    LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS I remember a story told to me by a friend who flew combat choppers in Viet Nam. He was radioed to a secret mission one night which required him to fly in total darkness, totally by instruments. Hovering above a jungle under heavy cloud cover, he told me that it seemed you more