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  • In The Dark  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jan 29, 2005
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    Illustration: “In the Dark” A young soldier and his commanding officer got on a train together. The only available seats were across from an attractive young lady who was traveling with her grandmother. As the four engaged in conversation, the soldier and the young lady kept eyeing one another, ...read more

  • Out Of The Darkness

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
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    OUT OF THE DARKNESS Phillip Brooks wrote in 1837, "Out of the hillsides of humiliated pride, deep in the darkness of crushed despair, in the fretting and dusty atmosphere of little cares, in the hard cruel contacts that man has with man; wherever souls are being tried and ripened, in whatever ...read more

  • Light In The Darkness

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 11, 2009
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    LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS I remember a story told to me by a friend who flew combat choppers in Viet Nam. He was radioed to a secret mission one night which required him to fly in total darkness, totally by instruments. Hovering above a jungle under heavy cloud cover, he told me that it seemed you ...read more

  • Through The Darkness

    Contributed by Ray Mckendry on Feb 14, 2011
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    THROUGH THE DARKNESS (John 1:1-14) It’s a dark night and even though your car headlights are on and shining brightly, you notice how dark it is outside: it’s a dark night. You have been driving through the night, a long way from your home, but you will soon be home. Even after your long ...read more

  • A Light In The Darkness  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 4, 2011
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    A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS In 1963, my grandfather was serving as the Senior Minister of West End United Methodist Church in Nashville. West End is situated right across the street from Vanderbilt University, and has always been a wealthy, predominately white church. One communion Sunday, a ...read more

  • Light In The Darkness  PRO

    Contributed by Steven Angus on May 20, 2013
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    LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS Some of you may be familiar with the name Catherine Marshall. She was a wonderful Christian author who wrote such classics as Christy, which became a television series. There was an occasion in her life when she felt as if the flame of God’s love had gone out. It ...read more

  • Light In The Dark

    Contributed by Nicki Imperato on Feb 3, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 464 views

    Imagine a scenario in which you are lost in a forest during a cloudy night where the moon cannot give you its light. You don’t have your smartphone to be used as a flashlight. It is so dark that you cannot see the hand in front of your face. There is simply no light to be found. As you are ...read more

  • Living In Darkness  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Nov 5, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,057 views

    CHILREN’S SERMON I once heard about a confrontation between a young boy and his mother. The mother asked her son, "Young man, there were two cookies in the pantry this morning! May I ask how it happened that there’s only one now?" The boy didn’t flinch but said, "It must’ve been so dark I ...read more

  • Light In The Darkness

    Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
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    LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS Have you ever been in on one of those guided tours of any of a number of caves around our country ... like Ruby Falls, or Carlsbad Caverns or another one. Our family went to the Carlsbad Caves in New Mexico years ago. And as they do in so many places, they’ll turn out the ...read more

  • Darkness Cannot Drive Out Darkness; Only Light ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
     | 1,747 views

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out ...read more

  • A Light In Dark Places

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 1, 2008
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    A LIGHT IN DARK PLACES A young girl once consulted with her minister. "I cannot stick it out any longer. I am the only Christian in the factory where I work. I get nothing but taunts and sneers. It is more than I can stand. I am going to resign." "Will you tell me," asked the minister, "where ...read more

  • There Is A Scene In The Dark Knight (Available ...

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 10, 2008
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    There is a scene in The Dark Knight (available from wingclips.com) where Bruce Wayne and Alfred discuss Batman's previous nights escapades. Batman had gotten beat up a little. Alfred ...read more

  • In The Darkness Of The Catacombs, In The Filth ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 22, 2008
     | 1,076 views

    "In the darkness of the catacombs, in the filth of underground sewers, in the shadows of a thousand Roman nights, these phrases were searched by tired faces. These pages were held in trembling hands. These words sent the light of hope into the hearts of God's people. It was a message straight from ...read more

  • Light In Dark Places

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,835 views

    Light in Dark Places A young girl once consulted with her minister. "I cannot stick it out any longer. I am the only Christian in the factory where I work. I get nothing but taunts and sneers. It is more than I can stand. I am going to resign." "Will you tell me," asked the minister, "where ...read more

  • Dark And Stormy Night

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Mar 16, 2010
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    DARK AND STORMY NIGHT In the Peanuts comic strips, Snoopy often tries to be an author. In one particular strip He's shown on his doghouse typing a novel. He begins his story with, "It was a dark and stormy night." That's the way he always begins his stories. Lucy comes and bluntly shouts, "You ...read more

  • Falling After Dark

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2011
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    FALLING AFTER DARK There is a story told about a construction worker. This construction worker was employed on a high-rise building project, which required him and others to work after dark. He was busy on the edge of one of the walls which was many stories high, when he suddenly lost his ...read more

  • Even If Its Dark

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 18, 2017
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    A young man’s wife became very ill and died, leaving him alone with his four-year old daughter. The funeral service was simple and heavy with grief. After the burial, his neighbors gathered around him and invited them to bring his little girl and stay at one of their homes this first night. They ...read more

  • The Baby Chased Away The Darkness

    Contributed by Daniel King, D. Min. on Jul 25, 2018
     | 726 views

    Main Idea: Jesus was a baby that changed the whole world. Verse: “But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman…” (Galatians 4:4 NKJV). Illustration: Once upon a time there was a village. In the village there lived many men. They were always mad at each ...read more

  • Alone In A Dark Cave

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Feb 14, 2019
     | 437 views

    Alone in the dark in the Cave Back in my teenage years we would go exploring caves. One day five of us went cave exploring, we only had two flashlights but being young , we thought that was enough. We were deep inside the cave and I decided to climb up a shelf, while the others waited and held the ...read more

  • Hell Is Described As A Place Of Darkness Or ...  PRO

    Contributed by Larry Schoonover on Mar 13, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,162 views

    Hell is described as a place of darkness or blackness. The only way I can imagine the total isolation broght on by such complete darkness is the blackness felt deep inside a cavern. I have toured a number of caverns in the United States. Almost every tour I have been on will at some point bring the ...read more