Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
John Stott The Cross of Christ
I have entered many Buddhist temples in different Asian countries and stood respectfully before the statute of Buddha, his legs crossed, arms folded, eyes closed, the ghost of a smile playing round his mouth, a remote look on his face, detached from the agonies of the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"The weightiest end of the cross of Christ that is laid upon you, lieth
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
All heaven is interested in the cross of Christ, all hell is terribly afraid of it, while men are the only beings who more or
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God
Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 14, 2014
John MacArthur: "The reason that Jesus Christ was born was to die. It greatly concerns me today that there are some who are always talking about the fact that Jesus was a wonderful person who through a set of circumstances got Himself into a mess and wound up getting crucified. However, the Word
Contributed by Dean Courtier on Mar 18, 2010
"The Church confronts the world with a message the world craves for but resents, because it comes through the
WORLD OF JAMESES AND JOHNS
John R. W. Stott says in his book The Cross of Christ that our world "(and even the church) is full of Jameses and Johns, go-getters and status-seekers, hungry for honor and prestige,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 15, 2001
IRONY AT THE CROSS
Only at the cross of Christ does man see fully what it is that separates him from God; yet it is here alone that he perceives that he is no longer separated from God. Nowehere else does the inviolable holiness of God, the impossibility of overlooking the guilt of man stand out
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 6, 2002
ULTIMATE LOVE, COMPLETE HUMILITY
Only one act of pure love, unsullied by any taint of ulterior motive, has ever been performed in the history of the world, namely the self-giving of God in Christ on the cross for undeserving sinners. That is why, if we are looking for a definition of love, we
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Dec 2, 2005
John Stott said about this in his book “The Cross of Christ” that “only one act of pure love, unsullied by any taint of ulterior motive, has ever been performed in the history of the world, namely the self-giving of God in Christ on the cross for undeserving sinners. That is why,
Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 30, 2012
THE CROSS OF VICTORY
John Stott is his book The Cross of Christ, wrote, "It is impossible to read the New Testament with being impressed by the atmosphere of joyful confidence which pervades it, and which stands out in relief against the rather jejune (superficial) religion that often passes for
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2008
During World War II’s Battle of Britain, the Royal Air Force’s valiant defense of the skies over Britain foiled Hitler’s plans for an invasion of the British Isles, prompting Prime Minister Winston Churchill to say in the House of Commons, “Never in the history of mankind have so many owed so much
Contributed by Tony Abram on May 1, 2008
Martin Luther had a dream in which he stood on the day of judgment before God Himself, and Satan was there to accuse him. When Satan opened his books full of accusations, he pointed to transgression after transgression of which Luther was guilty. As the proceedings went on, Luther's heart sunk in
Contributed by Sean Smuts on Jan 15, 2003
He Chose the Nails by Max Lucado (Dust Jacket)
Much has been said about the gift of the cross itself, but what of the other gifts? What of the nails, the crown of thorns? What about the garment taken? What about the garments given? Have you taken the time to open these gifts?
Contributed by Guy De Swardt on Apr 2, 2010
Its like this story of a frightened soldier who was running from sniper bullets.
He dove into a bunker thinking that he was alone.
To his surprise another soldier crawled into the bunker as well.
The second soldier happened to be wearing a cross around his neck.
“Thank goodness you’re here”,
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 11, 2015
Several years ago I read a story written by a preacher in the Philippine Islands. One day he was passing a large church on Good Friday when he spotted many selling incense, candles, veils and rosaries. He also saw several small boys who were running about selling crosses. He heard them calling,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 27, 2009
SO MANY OWED SO MUCH TO ONE
During World War II’s Battle of Britain, the Royal Air Force’s courageous defense of the skies over Britain foiled Hitler’s plans for an invasion of the British Isles. Afterward, Prime Minister Winston Churchill said in the House of Commons, "Never in the history of
Contributed by Todd Catteau on Dec 18, 2008
You’ve heard the term “on the bubble.” It refers to a team that may or may not be eligible for a tournament. So many times we feel as if we’re on the bubble. We’re not. We’re in!
A lot of controversy lately about College Football – the BCS. Now you Oklahoma fans have no problem with it.
Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 10, 2006
At the beginning of the 1900’s, Charles Evans Hughes was a prominent figure in Washington and nationally. He was narrowly defeated by Woodrow Wilson for the presidency in 1916, and later he was named chief justice of the Supreme Court. When he came to live in Washington, he became a member of a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 31, 2002
THE MARK OF SUFFERING
In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it? I have entered many Buddhist temples in different Asian countries and stood respectfully before the statue of the Buddha, his legs crossed, arms folded, eyes closed, the ghost of a smile playing