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  • Confession

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007

    Illustration- Confession A man told his pastor he had done a terrible thing and could find no rest for his conscience. The pastor asked him, “Have you confessed it to the Lord?” And the man replied, “Pastor, I’ve confessed that sin a thousand times.” The wise pastor said, “That is 999 more

  • Confessing ...

    Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 10, 2010

    Confessing Christ. Some would say that this is too simple. Nothing could be finalized on word of mouth! Yet that is exactly what happens in a wedding. The simple confession “I do” seals the union, bonds two into one, causes the children to leave father and mother and to cleave to one another. more

  • Confession  PRO

    Contributed by Joel Sumagaysay on Mar 5, 2013
    based on 3 ratings

    CONFESSION A dying man said to his wife, "I am about to die but before I die I would like to confess to you that I am not faithful to you as a husband. I have lots of women in my life. Please forgive me." The more

  • Babysitter Confession  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 5, 2002
    based on 4 ratings

    BABYSITTER CONFESSION "The one thing I’ve never admitted to any baby-sitter, because I’ve barely admitted it to myself, is that I don’t want her to be everything to my children that I am. I want her to be more than I am and everything I am not. I want her to be consistently cheerful and more

  • Confession Of Sin  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Jersey Village Baptist Church in Houston, Texas was reminded of this on February 26, 1995. The congregation began their evening service at 6:30 p.m. expecting a routine worship service. However, During the invitation, a young girl walked the aisle, confessed her sins to the Lord, and sought more

  • A Marriage Confession  PRO

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Oct 3, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    A Marriage Confession I have a confession to make this morning. I am really not sure how to say this to you. I am embarrassed, ashamed, and really fearful of what you might think of me once you know the truth. I must confess to you this morning that my wife, Ronda, and I have irreconcilable more

  • Confession And Contrition

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 28, 2009

    CONFESSION AND CONTRITION Metro News (Ottawa). It tells how in 2008, 22 people died from eating cold cuts processed by Maple Leaf Foods. To his credit, Michael McCain, the Maple Leaf CEO, owned up to the fact that the meats were contaminated with listeria at his company's plant in North York. more

  • Luther's Confessions

    Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Dec 8, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    LUTHER'S CONFESSIONS Before writing, "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God," before becoming a leader of the Reformation, before his 95 Theses, Martin Luther was a Catholic priest. One thing that did not change for him was a passionate conviction that Christians must repent and confess their sins. more

  • Frederick And The Confession

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 18, 2011

    FREDERICK AND THE CONFESSION Truth is we can't please God, that is, not on our terms. Nor does it do any good to try and hide our sin. Like Isaiah, we can only be used by God when we're willing to admit, "I am a person of unclean lips." It reminds me of the story of KING FREDERICK II, an more

  • A Confession Of Stealing

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 3, 2011

    A CONFESSION OF STEALING Jack removes the envelope from the small pile of mail and draws in a deep breath. It is from his former employer. He has lost sleep waiting for it. What he is about to read could lead to his exoneration or to imprisonment. He had written to this man two weeks ago, more

  • 91% Of All Americans Confessed That They ...

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Aug 6, 2003
    based on 1 rating

    91% of all Americans confessed that they regularly lied. 79% had given out false phone numbers or invented new identities when meeting strangers on airplanes. 20% said they couldn’t get through even one day without going along with a previously manufactured lie. Now here’s what I found more

  • Four Preachers Confess  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Aug 4, 2001
    based on 148 ratings

    Illus.: Four Preachers Confess Four preachers met for a friendly gathering. During the conversation one preacher said, “Our people come to us and pour out their hears, confess certain sins and needs. Let’s do the same. Confession is good for the soul.” In due time all agree. One of them said more

  • Yet Membership In A Confessing Body Is ...  PRO

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Nov 26, 2001
    based on 6 ratings

    Yet membership in a confessing body is fundamental to the faithful Christian life. Failure to do so defies the explicit warning not to forsake "our assembling together." His understanding of this prompted Martin Luther to say, "Apart from the church, salvation is impossible." Not that the church more

  • The Candid Citizen Must Confess That If The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007

    "The candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the government upon vital questions affecting the whole people is to be irrevocably fixed by the decisions of the Supreme Court,the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that more

  • Confession: Sin Hurts God

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 7, 2009

    CONFESSION: SIN HURTS GOD If you’re part of a big family, you probably remember those times when a little nephew would come up and slug his older uncles. The nephew’s mother probably chided him, but I can almost hear the uncle say, "No! That’s all right. The kid’s got to flex his muscles once in more

  • It Is Always Easier To Confess The Sins Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    "It is always easier to confess the sins of others than to acknowledge our own faults, and to point out the delinquencies of others than to mend our own nets. Men, like water, more

  • The Confession Of Evil Works Is The Beginning Of ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007

    The confession of evil works is the more

  • Confession Without Change

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 28, 2009

    CONFESSION WITHOUT CHANGE Four preachers met for a friendly gathering. During the conversation one preacher said, "Our people come to us and pour out their hearts, confess certain sins and needs. Let's do the same. Confession is good for the soul." In due time all agreed. One confessed he more

  • Confession Is Good For You

    Contributed by Jerry Blaxton on Mar 12, 2010

    CONFESSION IS GOOD FOR YOU We’ve all heard the old saying, "Confession is good for the soul." Even in non-Christian and non-spiritual circles, people believe that to be true. Psychologists or psychiatrists would say that when we confess our wrong actions, words, and thoughts, it’s like a burden more

  • The Importance Of Public Confession

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2011

    THE IMPORTANCE OF PUBLIC CONFESSION There's a parable about an ancient philosopher who came to a city to save its people from its sins. The inhabitants of the city, who at first listened to the philosopher, gradually turned away. One day a child asked the learned man why he went on - did he more