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  • Playing Church

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Aug 10, 2008
     | 784 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Oprah Winfrey Show

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Aug 19, 2008
     | 619 views

    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 ...read more

  • Who Is Ed Hochuli? He Is A Veteran Nfl Referee ...  PRO

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Sep 17, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 845 views

    Who is Ed Hochuli? He is a veteran NFL referee who made a terrible call in a Chargers - Broncos game. Instead of hiding or covering up his mistake, he fully admitted it and apologized. Matthew J. Darnell on Yahoo Sports said, "It's hard to hate a guy who knows he screwed up and feels bad ...read more

  • I Watched One Of My Favorite Movies Last Night. ...

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Sep 29, 2008
     | 650 views

    I watched one of my favorite movies last night. It is an old comedy called "The God's Must Be Crazy." It is about a bush tribe that lives in the Kalahari Desert; they have no earthly possessions. They are happy, content, and self sufficient. A bush plane flies overhead (which they mistake for a ...read more

  • What Else Did He Tell You?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 544 views

    WHAT ELSE DID HE TELL YOU? A police officer pulled a guy over for speeding and had the following exchange: Officer: May I see your driver’s license? Driver: I don’t have one. I had it suspended when I got my 5th DUI. (Driving Under the Influence) Officer: May I see the owner’s card for this ...read more

  • Confession: Sin Hurts God

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 7, 2009
     | 653 views

    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 ...read more

  • Not "Why?" But "What?"

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jul 22, 2009
     | 548 views

    NOT "WHY?" BUT "WHAT?" I remember a particular counseling session years ago where three of us were trying to encourage a change of personality and a change of behavior in a spouse. Dr. Jay Adams, in his book on direct, biblical counseling, said the purpose is not to find out why a person ...read more

  • Current Example Of Negligence

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 18, 2009
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    CURRENT EXAMPLE OF NEGLIGENCE The NFL football team called the Tennessee Titans have a mascot named T-Rack. And T-Rack is a giant raccoon (made so after the state animal of Tennessee) who rides onto the field on a four-wheeler while flying off of a ramp, the pictures make it look pretty ...read more

  • Confession Without Change

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 28, 2009
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    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 ...read more

  • Confession And Contrition

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 28, 2009
     | 669 views

    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. ...read more

  • Confession Is Good For You

    Contributed by Jerry Blaxton on Mar 12, 2010
     | 706 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Fruit Of Your Words (Spanish And English)

    Contributed by Mayor Gerardo Balmori on Mar 22, 2010
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    THE FRUIT OF YOUR WORDS (Spanish and English) Seremos lo que decimos ser. Las palabras tiene poder. Llevan poder. Crean imágenes. Y así Usted puede crear lo bueno y lo malo. Dios dice yo creo el fruto de tus labios. Yo creo todo lo que hables. Piense en el fruto de sus labios. Sabe muchas veces, ...read more

  • I Was Interested To Read A Comment By The Golfer ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Mar 26, 2010
     | 592 views

    I was interested to read a comment by the golfer Tiger Woods this week. As we all know Tiger Woods had a spectacular fall from grace, so to speak. One minute he was this squeaky clean, highly paid sports star, the toast of the golfing world and the next it was revealed he was a serial adulterer, ...read more

  • Facing The Truth: Beverly Sills

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Apr 26, 2010
     | 710 views

    fACING THE TRUTH: BEVERLY SILLS Confession is admission of something; it is an act of disclosure. Here's a story in the Ladies’ Home Journal as once quoted in The Reader’s Digest: Being general director of the New York opera took a toll on Beverly Sills; she ballooned into obesity. "It made ...read more

  • Not "If"

    Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 8, 2010
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    NOT "IF" Wiersbe tells of a counselor who 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 1 John 1:9 and suggested that the man confess his sins to God. "O ...read more

  • Make It Right

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 5, 2010
     | 861 views

    MAKE IT RIGHT The great evangelist D.L. Moody told a story of a lady in the north of England who said that every time she got down before God to pray, five bottles of wine came up before her mind. She had taken them wrongfully one time when she was a housekeeper, and had not been able to pray ...read more

  • Frederick And The Confession

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 18, 2011
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    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 ...read more

  • Deceiving Ourselves: The Pentium Cover-Up  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,160 views

    DECEIVING OURSELVES: THE PENTIUM COVER-UP Intel learned that its Pentium processing chip had a flaw. The chip would occasionally give wrong answers for division problems using large numbers. Intel believed this was a minor flaw, something they felt would affect the average user once every ...read more

  • There's An App For That

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Feb 10, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 888 views

    THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT So is your sin and guilt getting the better of you? Well, now "There’s an app for that." CBS News reports (February 9, 2011) a new application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch called the "Confession Booth app. All you do is confess to your iPhone! It sells for ...read more

  • Never, Never Be Late  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 17, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,154 views

    NEVER, NEVER BE LATE A local priest was being honored at his retirement dinner after 25 years in the parish. A leading local politician and member of the congregation was chosen to make the presentation and to give a little speech at the dinner. However, he was delayed so the priest decided to ...read more