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  • Sort Of Dead To Sin  PRO

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Oct 24, 2003
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,056 views

    Sort of Dead to Sin] In a classic Leadership cartoon by Mary Chambers, two couples are seated in a living room engaged in Bible study. One of the women is speaking. "Well," she says, "I ...read more

  • Dead To Sin, Remade In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 21, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 778 views

    DEAD TO SIN, REMADE IN CHRIST When Standard Oil Company began to refine petroleum, there was a black substance, a by-product, that no one knew what to do with. It was black, sticky, and stinky. It couldn’t be buried because it would just find its way to the surface again. It couldn’t be burned ...read more

  • When Paul Speaks Of Being Dead To Sin, He's ...

    Contributed by David Baeder on Nov 8, 2008
     | 500 views

    When Paul speaks of being dead to sin, he’s using a figure of speech. He is not referring to literal physical death. What does he mean? He means that sin is off limits. How many of you who are married can remember your wedding vows? When you got married did you pledge to “forsake all others”? ...read more

  • I Have Always Loved Blackberries. When I Was A ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 15, 2005
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,477 views

    I have always loved blackberries. When I was a child, my grandmother would take me out blackberry picking so that she could make one of her famous blackberry cobblers. If you have ever picked blackberries, you know that they are heavily protected by very thorny vines. Grandma and I would prepare ...read more

  • In 1665 The Residents Of London Were Dying By ...  PRO

    Contributed by on Jan 27, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 725 views

    In 1665 the residents of London were dying by the thousands each day. The bubonic plague was spreading from house to house because of the unsanitary conditions. Rats and fleas spread the germs throughout the city. Almost 30,000 people died, almost a third of London’s population at the time. This ...read more

  • Lazarus The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 21, 2008
     | 669 views

    LAZARUS THE DOG There is a true story of a family in New Mexico who had a pup named Brownie. Brownie got out of the yard one Saturday afternoon and, like all good animals he went exploring. Unfortunately, Brownie ventured out in the street and got struck by a passing car. The family tearfully ...read more

  • Under New ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 21, 2008
     | 712 views

    UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT I am reminded of a story where a salesman was driving through town and became hungry. He saw a sign for a restaurant and parked his car and went in. The first thing he noticed was how dirty the windows were, and then he saw how dirty the table tops were. The waitresses were ...read more

  • Circumcise Your Sin

    Contributed by Stephen Smarowsky on Jul 22, 2008
     | 944 views

    CIRCUMCISE YOUR SIN Thousands of years ago, before Christ was even born, devout Jewish parents would practice rituals or customs when having a child. The first of the customs was that the child be circumcised; the cutting of the skin. This symbolized that you were a part of the family of ...read more

  • It Comes Back To ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2008
     | 568 views

    IT COMES BACK TO YOU A preacher was making his rounds to his parishioners on a bicycle when he came upon a little boy trying to sell a lawn mower. "I’ve been needing a lawn mower. How much do you want for it?" asked the preacher. "I just want enough money to go out and buy me a bike," said ...read more

  • Dead To Garlic

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Jul 20, 2011
     | 748 views

    DEAD TO GARLIC The problem is we are so accustomed to sin we do not recognize it's gravity. I once read the news account of the two Lake Worth, Florida, high school boys. They were suspended from school because they ate so much garlic that no one could stand to have them around. They had ...read more

  • The Deadly Disease Of Sin  PRO

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 11, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,982 views

    THE DEADLY DISEASE OF SIN The Bible is very blunt about sin – it doesn’t matter how YOU grade your sin, if you don’t accept that you’ve sinned… you can’t fix the problem. It’s like a man having a deadly disease. He experiencing distressing physical problems but doesn’t KNOW he’s going to die ...read more

  • John Mcarthur Said, "We Live In A Culture That ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Mar 3, 2009
     | 378 views

    John McArthur said, “We live in a culture that has elevated pride to the status of a virtue. Self-esteem, positive feelings, and personal dignity are what our society encourages people to seek. “At the same time, moral responsibility is being replaced by victimism, which teaches people to ...read more

  • Dr. Paul Tripp Tells Of A Night In Which He Got ...

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Sep 17, 2008
     | 547 views

    Dr. Paul Tripp tells of a night in which he got home late from work after counseling all day and teaching an evening class at Westminster Seminary. He was tired and desperately wanted some relaxation time to read the paper, drink a diet coke and hit the remote control. Tripp had a plan for the ...read more

  • Andrée Seu (Pronounced, Ahn'-Dray Soo) Wrote ...

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Sep 17, 2008
     | 720 views

    Andrée Seu (pronounced, Ahn’-dray Soo) wrote about it in an article in World Magazine a couple of weeks ago: “I was accustomed to thinking of discouragement as something that happens to a person. But on closer examination…I have been taken aback by how volitional or ‘active’ it is. To go around ...read more

  • The Apostle's Teaching Is That Life For The ...

    Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Jun 2, 2009
     | 756 views

    The apostle’s teaching is that life for the non-Christian is a living death. He is spiritually dead […] There is no stronger term than ‘death’. How categorical he is! You cannot say anything beyond saying that a man is dead. It is not ‘almost dead’, he is actually dead; it is not desperately ‘ill’, ...read more

  • John Stott On Temptation

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Oct 30, 2010
     | 1,369 views

    JOHN STOTT ON TEMPTATION "The command to get rid of troublesome eyes, hands and feet is an example of our Lord’s use of dramatic figures of speech. What he was advocating was not a literal physical self-maiming, but a ruthless moral self-denial...to reject sinful practices so resolutely that ...read more

  • A Man Purchased A White Mouse To Use As Food For ...  PRO

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,484 views

    A man purchased a white mouse to use as food for his pet snake. He dropped the unsuspecting mouse into the snake’s glass cage, where the snake was sleeping in a bed of sawdust. The tiny mouse had a serious problem on his hands. At any moment he could be swallowed alive. Obviously, the mouse needed ...read more

  • When The First Federal Income Tax Was Being ...  PRO

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Dec 14, 2001
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,192 views

    When the first federal income tax was being debated in the US Senate in 1913, a senator speaking in opposition to the bill stated: "If we allow this 1 percent ...read more

  • There Used To Be A Show On Cable Television ...  PRO

    Contributed by Rob Clifton on May 23, 2001
    based on 125 ratings
     | 1,699 views

    There used to be a show on cable television called, "Tales from the Darkside." The title sounds a little more sinister than the series really was, because I’m not one to watch scary movies and such. It was more like the old show, "The Twilight Zone." In one episode, there was an old man who ...read more

  • Why The Dead ...

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Jul 11, 2009
     | 893 views

    “Why the Dead Sea?” We have heard of dead people, dead beasts, dead trees and dead flowers, but is there such a thing as a dead sea? There is and they call it dead because it receives all and gives nothing. This body of water – the most remarkable in the world – is at the southern end of the ...read more