Contributed by Tylor Cates on Jan 24, 2004
Prop: A television remote control
Summary: A remote control is used to demonstrate prayers made by faith.
Look at what I brought with me today. Do you know what this is? [a television remote control] I’ve always wondered how these things work. You just click on this button
Contributed by Bret Toman on Jan 2, 2010
When I’m at the pizza buffet and I’ve already had more than enough to eat, and I know there’s a good chance another slice will make me miserable for the next 3-4 hours and I eat it anyway .... I lack self control.
When I decide to stay up late and play video games or surf the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 7, 2011
CAPTURE AND CONTROL
Craig Larson talks about being at a lunch party on a warm, Chicago day in early September with a dozen of his fellow workers. The windows were left open, and soon a bee found its way in. After buzzing around for a while, it landed on some food on the table. Then someone took
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 14, 2011
Daniel Akst in a secular article called, "Whose in Charge Here?" wrote:
"Life in modern Western cultures is like living at a giant all-you-can-eat buffet offering more calories, credit, sex, intoxicants, and just about anything else one could take to excess than our
GOD WAS IN CONTROL
In June 2010, my wife and I and another Pastor and his wife and three young adults travelled to Kenya for a two week Mission Trip. As I led this trip, I was praying each day and night that all will be well and safe. The team never travelled to Africa before and were all
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jun 2, 2010
What thought? Every thought. The one I have about the Ford Mark One Zephyr that I would like to one day own, the one about how angry I get with repeating a request that someone shuts the door behind them, the thought about how I’d like that last slice of chocolate cake that is
Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 16, 2013
Dave Navarro has written an article entitled, "The 5 People Who Secretly Control Your Life." In it, he says, what you may not realize is just how many people influence your life, feeding you ideas about what is "right," "wrong," "good," "bad," and practically every other subjective decision-making
POPULATION CONTROL STATS
The God of Israel stood apart in the ancient world as the One and Only God who cares about even the most helpless little infant. Exodus 1:20 says that God rewarded these brave midwives by giving them families of their own. You see, our God sees babies as blessings!
Contributed by John Shearhart on Mar 30, 2006
According to the Centers for Disease Control domestic violence affects more than 32 million Americans, that is more than 10% of the U.S. population
A woman is battered at least once every 15 seconds in the U.S.
Battering is the single largest cause of injury to women in the U.S.
3 to 4
Contributed by Rick Stacy on May 13, 2002
MIXING MUSIC WITH SELF-CONTROL
James Schaefer of the University of Minnesota did a ten-year study of a bar in Missoula, Montana. (He followed it up with a three-year study of 65 bars around Minneapolis.) His startling conclusion: country-western tunes and alcohol go together.
He found that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2001
It is foolish to replace self-control with abstinence: the latter is
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
A government that seizes control of the economy for the good of the people ends up seizing control of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 30, 2009
DEBT OUT OF CONTROL
Nearly - 80 percent of all divorced couples between the ages of 20 and 30 list financial difficulties as the primary cause of their separation and divorce.
From Money-zine.com the following statistics paint the picture of America’s improper handling of their
Contributed by Bill Butsko on Aug 5, 2010
WHEN CHRIST IS IN CONTROL
Martin Luther was often very graphic in his description of the activities of the Devil. Asked one time how he overcame the Devil, he replied, "Well, when he comes knocking upon the door of my heart, and asks 'Who lives here?' the dear Lord Jesus goes to the door and
In the book, The Three Edwards, Thomas Costain described the life of Raynald III, a 14th century duke in what is now Belgium. Grossly overweight, Raynald was commonly called by his Latin nickname, Crassus, which means "fat."
After a violent quarrel, Raynald's younger brother Edward led a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 6, 2006
The Centers for Disease Control says employers can make work less stressful for employees. It recommends employers match workloads to workers’ capabilities and resources, define each worker’s role clearly and share
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 16, 2006
Brands that mass customize, take control of their distribution and understand the impact of emerging technologies will do well. “Those that create undifferen-tiated products and sell anything that walks will eventually go out of business,” says Scott Bedbury, CEO of Brand-stream. Frederich
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Women control 80% of purchase decisions. They not only buy for themselves, they buy for others. (Foster
LOSING CONTROL, ONE MISTAKE AT A TIME
"According to the Associated Press, on December 14, 1996, a 763-foot grain freighter, the Bright Field, was heading down the Mississippi at New Orleans, Louisiana, when it lost control, veered toward the shore, and crashed into a riverside shopping mall. At