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  • Our Lives Should Always Be The First Things To ...

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 3, 2008
     | 1,464 views

    "Our lives should always be the first things to speak; and if our lips speak more than our lives, it will avail very little. So often the tragedy has been that people proclaim the gospel in words, but their whole life and demeanor has been a denial of it. The world does not pay much attention to ...read more

  • It Is Said Of Robert Murray Mccheyne, A Godly ...

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 3, 2008
     | 1,247 views

    It is said of Robert Murray McCheyne, a godly Scottish minister of the last century, that his face carried such a hallowed expression that people were known to fall on their knees and accept Jesus Christ as Savior when they looked at him. Others were so attracted ...read more

  • Until People Receive You, They Cannot Receive ...

    Contributed by David Ibeleme on Jun 30, 2008
     | 1,329 views

    Until people receive you, they cannot receive ...read more

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

    Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Jul 11, 2008
     | 1,029 views

    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 ...read more

  • God In Real Life

    Contributed by Jerry Blaxton on Aug 3, 2008
     | 828 views

    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 ...read more

  • The White Stone

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 29, 2008
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     | 878 views

    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 ...read more

  • Does He Show Through?  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,031 views

    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?" ...read more

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

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Oct 7, 2008
     | 654 views

    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 ...read more

  • I Like Christ, I Don't Like Christians

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 9, 2008
     | 1,043 views

    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 ...read more

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

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 21, 2008
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     | 805 views

    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 ...read more

  • People Need To Be Scared

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Nov 12, 2008
     | 868 views

    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 ...read more

  • What Does Your Family Portrait Look Like?

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Nov 12, 2008
     | 750 views

    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 ...read more

  • What's That Smell?

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Nov 12, 2008
     | 905 views

    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 ...read more

  • Everybody Smells Us  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Nov 12, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 858 views

    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 ...read more

  • Thou Wast A Bond-Man

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jan 18, 2009
     | 714 views

    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 ...read more

  • John Newton: Infidel Restored  PRO

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jan 18, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,058 views

    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 ...read more

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

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jan 22, 2009
     | 852 views

    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 ...read more

  • Ashamed Of Myself

    Contributed by Robert Drake on Feb 21, 2009
     | 978 views

    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 ...read more

  • Standing Out

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Feb 23, 2009
     | 712 views

    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 ...read more

  • You Remember The Gatorade Commercial With ...

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 9, 2009
     | 823 views

    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 ...read more