Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 17, 2009
NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCES AND FEELINGS
Recently a television reporter followed up on the people who survived that air travel incident in which a huge section of the plane simply tore off, somewhere near Hawaii. You may remember that there was some kind of metal fatigue and a whole section of the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 15, 2005
Most remarkable are the NDEs [Near Death Experiences] of little children. Diane Komp, an oncologist and professor of pediatrics at Yale University, did not start her adult life as a believer. “When I was in medical school,” she told Life magazine, “I was hanging out somewhere on that nebulous
Contributed by Richard Sharp on May 13, 2007
Ill- Charles Wesley, near His death - while in pain he attempted to speak with all of his might.
He shouted that which can be faintly heard, “The Best of All is, GOD IS WITH US.” Again, he said it as a radiant glow came from his face.
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Dec 12, 2007
Many people talk about near death experiences: Some people have even experienced near death experiences and they find themselves in a dark tunnel approaching a marvellous light. Many medical experts will debunk and explain these near death experiences as mere neurological actions of the brain and
Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Feb 22, 2009
As D. L. Moody was nearing death, he told a friend, "Someday you will read that D. L. Moody is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it. At that moment I shall be more alive than I am now. I shall have gone higher. .. . I was born in the flesh in
1837; I was born of the Spirit in 1856; That which is
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 2, 2009
Near Death, Missionary Allen Gardiner Overwhelmed by God’s Goodness
One of God’s faithful missionaries, Allen Gardiner, experienced many physical difficulties and hardships throughout his service to the Savior. Despite his troubles, he said, “While God gives me strength, failure will not daunt me.”
Contributed by Bruce Lee on Jun 8, 2015
Acts 17:27 says, "He is not far from each of us." A little boy and his sister were playing outside. The boy said something ugly to his sister. She said, "God hears what you say." The boy said, "No, God didn’t hear me He is to far away." That’s how many people think of God. So, we rely upon our own
Contributed by Jeffrey Rowe on Dec 28, 2012
In Psalm 23, death is described as casting a shadow. Let’s look at that for a moment.
Have you ever been enjoying a nice sunny day when all of a sudden a dark cloud hides the sun? All of a sudden you’re in this shadow!
What does the shadow do? It hides the light. It makes it more difficult to
IN LATE WINTER DURING THE FIFTY-NINTH YEAR of his life, John Donne braved the weather and rough roads of the English countryside to keep his final preaching engagement before the king in London. He had spent most of that winter, what would be his last, battling “consumption,” and on several
Contributed by Sean Smuts on Jan 28, 2003
"Your death and my death are mainly of importance to ourselves. The black plumes will be stripped off our hearses within the hour; tears will dry, hurt hearts close again, our graves grow level with the church-yard, and although we are away, the world wags on. It does not miss us, and those who
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
DEATH. Death is like the sailing of a ship. The watcher on the seashore sees her spread her white sails to the morning breeze and start for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. We stand and watch her until at length she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where the sea and
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 13, 2009
DEATH OR DISABILITY? AMERICANS CHOOSE DEATH
52% of people in the U.S. would rather be dead than disabled says a Disaboom study, a website for disabled people. 63 % of younger Americans chose death over disability. 56% of Americans 65 and older would rather die than live with a disability. Those
Contributed by Shane Hart on Jan 12, 2006
There is an organization near Chicago with approximately 12,000 members
It requires each one of its members to give up one day’s earnings every week which averages out to about $110 per person equaling about $1.3 mil a week to further their cause.
When a person joins this organization they must
Contributed by David Dewitt on Mar 31, 2001
In Hampton Court near London, there is a grapevine under glass; it is about 1,000 years old and has but one root which is at least two feet thick. Some of the branches are 200 feet long. Because of skillful cutting and pruning, the vine produces several tons of grapes each year. Even though some
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
“For 51 years Bob Edens was blind. He couldn’t see a thing. His world was a black hall of sounds and smells. He felt his way through five decades of darkness. And then, he could see. A skilled surgeon performed a complicated operation and, for the first time, Bob Edens had sight. He found it
Contributed by Loyd C. Taylor on Dec 13, 2022
Christmas Must Be Near
When soft snowflakes fill childish dreams,
And Missy hangs the mistletoe.
Then gift shoppers show up in streams,
And Mike the mailman is bending low.
When the generosities astound,
Then through the air, we hear the sound
Of joy-bells ring…
Contributed by Chris Jordan on Dec 13, 2007
QUOTE –GOD CAME NEAR:
“They were too busy. The day was upon them. The day’s bread had to be made. The morning’s chores had to be done. There was too much to do to imagine that the impossible had occurred. God had entered the world as a baby. Yet, were someone to chance upon the sheep stable on the
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 24, 2010
One of my favorite riddles is this one
Q: What did the near-sighted porcupine say when it backed into a cactus?
A: Pardon me, honey!
If you are near-sighted, you see objects that are near, but distant objects are blurry or unclear. To put is simply, you are equipped to
VITICULTURE IN THE NEAR EAST
The vine has been cultivated in Pal. from the earliest times. The climate of Pal. is peculiarly adapted to viticulture with the country's bright sunshine and the heavy dew of the late summer nights (Tenney Pg. 882)
The cultivation of the vine