Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 31, 2009
THE NOAHIDE COMMANDS
A Pagan could become > An Alien Believer > A God-fearer > A Jew (proselyte)
A pagan would be an idolater or worship many gods, or one not serving the true God.
An alien believer would be a gentile who wanted to be saved, repented from his sins and turned to the God
Contributed by David Owens on Jul 18, 2011
HEED THE COMMANDS
In July of 1976, Israeli commandos made a daring raid at an airport in Uganda, in which 103 Jewish hostages were freed. In less than 15 minutes, the soldiers had killed all 7 of the kidnappers and set the captives free.
As successful as the rescue was, however, three of the
Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 26, 2006
ILLUSTRATION... Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins [may need Buzz L toy to explain]
I was watching a cartoon with my kids the other day and a great example of unity piped into my home through the TV. The cartoon was Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (one of Nate and Ian’s favorite
Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 3, 2004
As an infantry company commander in Vietman in 1967, I saw Viet Cong soldiers surrender many times.
As they were placed in custody, marched away, and briefly interrogated, their body language and facial expressions always caught my attention. Most hung their heads in shame, staring at the ground,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"The character that takes command in moments of crucial choices has already been determined by a thousand other choices made earlier in seemingly unimportant moments. It has been determined by all the 'little' choices of years pastby all those times when the voice of conscience was
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Oct 13, 2007
The Ten Commandments in Verse
Above all else love God alone;
Bow down to neither wood nor stone.
God’s name refuse to take in vain;
The Sabbath rest with care maintain.
Respect your parents all your days;
Hold sacred human life always.
Be loyal to your chosen mate;
Contributed by John Cuddeford on Nov 1, 2007
Captain Mitsuo Fuchida was the commander of the squadron that bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. After the war he became a hero in Japan. Yet he felt his life was empty. Then he heard the amazing story of one of the American pilots, Jacob DeShazer, who had been captured and put in prison in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Ten Commandments, Children
It’s like one little Sunday School boy who knew nothing of forgiveness…
A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six-year-olds After explaining the commandment to "honor" your Father and Mother, she asked,
"Is there a commandment
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
The Ten Commandments are like an Operators Manual from the factory. Its instructions are fundamental
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2002
THE VALENTINE’S DAY TEN COMMANDMENTS
I. I am thy Main Squeeze; thou shalt have no other squeeze before me.
II. Thou shalt not take the name of thy Squeeze in vain, nor badmouth him/her behind him/her back.
III. Remember our Anniversary, and keep it holy--or else.
IV. Honor MY mother
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 5, 2002
MOM’S TEN COMMANDMENTS
Sick people belong in bed.
Thank-you notes, thank-you notes, thank-you notes.
Everyone needs a nap everyday.
Get your hair off your face.
Stand up staight.
Look people in the eye when you meet them.
Good table manners are important in case you get
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 9, 2002
The ultimate violation of the Fifth Commandment is soberly brought to light by nationally known cases of children murdering their parents. One example is the much publicized Eric and Lyle Menendez trials of 1993. The brothers admitted to killing with premeditation both their parents with a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
TEN COMMANDMENTS: STATUTES OF LIBERTY
In The Gospel and the American Dream, historian Bruce Shelley writes, "In one hand Liberty holds the torch of freedom and in the other the tablet of law. The torch challenges the forces of darkness and tyranny. The tablet of law reminds us that liberty
“The posting of the Ten Commandments is unconstitutional, for if students were to see the Ten Commandments, they would be induced to read, meditate upon, perhaps to venerate (respect) or obey them and this would be unconstitutional.” Stone v.
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 10, 2008
TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR SPOUSES
I. Thou shalt not wrap thy husband’s sandwiches in magazine articles about a man’s responsibility to love his wife.
II. Thou shalt not leave Scripture verses about submission taped to they wife’s hairdryer.
III. If thou teachest Sunday School, thou
Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 12, 2010
"A great commitment to the great commandment and the Great Commission will create a great church."
(Source: Aubrey Malphurs, Developing A
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jan 28, 2011
MASTER AND COMMANDER: HOLD FAST
You may have seen that Russell Crowe film, Master and Commander, Now there’s a battle scene in it, (pp) where one of the old salts just prior to boarding the enemy ship puts his knuckles out in front of him and the young midshipmen looking on is greatly