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  • An Ambassador Is A Person Who, Having Failed To ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,837 views

    "An ambassador is a person who, having failed to secure an office from the people, is given one by the Administration ...read more

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

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 3, 2008
     | 2,363 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

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

    Contributed by David Ibeleme on Jun 30, 2008
     | 2,258 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
     | 1,766 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
     | 1,663 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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    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

  • I Like Christ, I Don't Like Christians

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 9, 2008
     | 2,192 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
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,951 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
     | 1,848 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
     | 1,383 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

  • Thou Wast A Bond-Man

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jan 18, 2009
     | 1,687 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
     | 3,679 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
     | 1,872 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

  • Richest Man In Town

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 16, 2009
     | 2,251 views

    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 ...read more

  • Ashamed Of Myself

    Contributed by Robert Drake on Feb 21, 2009
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    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

  • High Cost Is Expected

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Mar 12, 2009
     | 1,476 views

    HIGH COST IS EXPECTED In the past missionaries boarded ship not expecting to ever see their homeland again. Some even sold themselves into slavery because that was the only way other slaves could have a chance to hear the gospel. High cost and sacrifice was something expected of the body of ...read more

  • I Am One Of Them

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 13, 2009
     | 1,384 views

    I AM ONE OF THEM As a third-century man was anticipating death, he penned these last words to a friend: "It’s a bad world, an incredibly bad world. But I have discovered in the midst of it a quiet and holy people who have learned a great secret. They have found a joy, which is a thousand ...read more

  • Finishing Well

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
     | 2,938 views

    FINISHING WELL Dr. J. Robert Clinton, professor at Fuller Seminary, did a study of male leadership in the Bible and determined that only 30% of them finished well. Wow! The odds are against us! Consider also this next example. The World Cup is over. Italy beat France in a shootout, 5-3, in ...read more

  • Does He Show?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,266 views

    DOES HE SHOW? One Sunday as they drove home from church, a little girl turned to her mother and said, "Mommy, there’s something about the preacher’s message this morning that I don’t understand." The mother said, "Oh? What is it?" The little girl replied, "Well, he said that God is bigger ...read more

  • Bad Experiences With Christians

    Contributed by Nigel Heath on Apr 4, 2009
     | 1,234 views

    BAD EXPERIENCES WITH CHRISTIANS A few weeks ago, I had a conversation with the Rt. Hon. Adam Ingram MP. I dared to ask him about something I had heard to see if it was true. I had been told that Adam Ingram as a young man had attended the BTI (Bible Training Institute) Bible College in Glasgow. ...read more