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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 a 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

  • 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

  • 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 is 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 liked more

  • Confession

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    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

  • 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. As a 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 that more

  • When Our Lord Commands Us To "Confess Our Sins ...

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Aug 25, 2007

    When our Lord commands us to “confess our sins and pray for each other so that we may be healed,” He is promising us healing to the whole person—physically, spiritually, emotionally, and in of our broken relationships with others. The Holy Spirit moves in small groups such as the Academy for more

  • Simple Confession, Profound Forgiveness  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
    based on 164 ratings

    SIMPLE CONFESSION, PROFOUND FORGIVENESS In 1818 one out of six women who had children died of something called "childbirth fever." A doctor’s daily routine back then started in the dissecting room, where he performed autopsies, and from there he made his rounds to examine expectant mothers. No one more

  • A Counselor Was Trying To Help A Man Who Had Come ...  PRO

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 8 ratings

    A counselor was trying to help a man who had come forward during an evangelistic meeting. "I’m a Christian," the man said, "but there’s sin in my life, and I need help." The counselor showed him I Jn. 1:9 and suggested that the man confess his sins to God. "Oh Father," the man began, "if we have more

  • There Was A Daughter Of Wealthy Parents Who Got ...

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jan 10, 2004

    There was a daughter of wealthy parents who got saved in one of Billy Graham’s crusade. The mother was so embarrassed by her daughter’s actions. Her mother said you are a sweet girl you don’t need this. The daughter looked her mother in the more

  • A Muslim In Africa Became A Christian, And Some ...

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Jul 19, 2004
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    A Muslim in Africa became a Christian, and some friends asked him, “Why have you done such a thing?” He answered, “Well, it’s like this: Suppose you were going down the road and suddenly the road forked in two directions. You didn’t know which way to go; and there at the fork were two men - one more

  • Barna Research Reports Evangelicals Comprise Just ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 27, 2006

    Barna Research reports evangelicals comprise just 7% of the U.S. adult population, 40% of U.S. adults are born again. more

  • The Rabbi And The Tailor

    Contributed by Eric Ferguson on May 16, 2008

    THE RABBI AND THE TAILOR There's an old story about a Jewish tailor who met a rabbi on his way out of the synagogue: Rabbi: Well, and what have you been doing in the synagogue? Tailor: I was saying my prayers Rabbi. Rabbi: Fine, and did you confess your sins? Tailor: Yes, Rabbi, I confessed my more

  • Playing Church

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Aug 10, 2008

    PLAYING CHURCH Some years ago I met Johnny Moore. Johnny is the lead singer for "His Glory". He tells his story of how he was on his way home one night before he got serious with the Lord. He’d been kinda "playing church." He was on his way home from a Wednesday night prayer meeting, and he more

  • The Oprah Winfrey Show

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Aug 19, 2008

    Ranai Carlton said: During Sunday school I was trying to teach the children that we all need God’s forgiveness. After the Bible story I asked on of the girls, "Lisa, when is a time you might need God’s forgiveness?" Her blank stare prompted a response from my son. "It’s okay, Lisa. You don’t have more