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  • The Great American Evangelist Of The 19th Century ...

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 25, 2008
     | 496 views

    The great American evangelist of the 19th Century D.L. Moody was challenged by a minister in a prayer meeting in Bristol, England who said: "The world has not ...read more

  • An Angel Inside

    Contributed by Samuel Wilder on Nov 10, 2008
     | 918 views

    AN ANGEL INSIDE I’ve read that Michelangelo, the great sculptor and painter, was pushing a heavy rock up a small incline to his work area so that he could do some sculpting. A neighbor watched him for over an hour as he worked to get this rock in place. Finally he asked, "Michelangelo, why do ...read more

  • Ideas Of Other People

    Contributed by Samuel Wilder on Nov 10, 2008
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    IDEAS OF OTHER PEOPLE Thomas A. Edison, the great inventor, was talking one day with the governor of North Carolina, and the governor complimented him on his inventive genius. "I am not a great inventor," said Edison. "But you have over a thousand patents to your credit, haven’t you?" asked ...read more

  • God Summons Us To Seek Our Best Creative ...

    Contributed by Samuel Wilder on Nov 10, 2008
     | 621 views

    "God summons us to seek our best creative selves. He calls us to become artists of life, seers of truth, creators of new possibilities, and innovative problem solvers. Perhaps by looking at Jesus' life and seeing His creative spirit at work, we can begin to awaken ...read more

  • A Death Blow To Self-Centered False Gospels  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Wiley on Nov 12, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 652 views

    John MacArthur writes: This passage...strikes a death blow to the self-centered false gospels that are so popular in contemporary Christianity. It leaves no room for the gospel of getting, in which God is considered a type of utilitarian genie who jumps to provide a believer's every whim. It ...read more

  • Fair-Weather Christians  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Dec 9, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 513 views

    FAIR-WEATHER CHRISTIANS During the American Revolution, farmers who joined the Continental Army during the spring and summer went AWOL in the fall and winter. They were known as "summer soldiers". They signed up with the Army after their crops were planted, they fought the British over the ...read more

  • I Love Bumper Sticker Theology. It May Not ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2008
     | 338 views

    I love bumper sticker theology. It may not always be the most sound theological statements, but they generally at least have the ability to make you think. The one in particular that I am thinking about said, "God is my Co-pilot." Do you remember the sticker? It took a great deal of heat. Perhaps ...read more

  • Vacation: Willing To Follow

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2008
     | 819 views

    VACATION: WILLING TO FOLLOW In a movie classic - National Lampoon's Vacation - Chevy Chase - otherwise known as Clark Griswold - leads his family across the country to their dream vacation at Wally World. Along the way, Clark gets lost several times. One time happened to be in St. Louis. As time ...read more

  • The Person God Blesses

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
     | 556 views

    THE PERSON GOD BLESSES First, what do we notice about the Person God blesses. A. The person God blesses has had a conversion to God's ways. Where do I get this concept? I get it from Abram’s name change. When we first meet him he is known as "Abram." After an encounter with God (Gen. 17:5) he ...read more

  • The Quartz Hill Football Team Won The Cif ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Dec 15, 2008
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    The Quartz Hill football team won the CIF Championship. The head coach, Pat Degnan, told his team all year, "Its not the X's and the O, but the Jimmy's and the Joe's." In other words, plays don't win football games; players do. In the same way, church doctrines and programs do ...read more

  • Howard Snyder, Former Pastor And Missionary, ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Dec 15, 2008
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    Howard Snyder, former pastor and missionary, seminary professor, wrote: "Church growth enthusiasts sometimes neglect to ask what the church really is…in two thousand years the church has not noticeably improved on the gospel or the Biblical picture of ...read more

  • Macarthur Told About A Time That He And His ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
     | 695 views

    MacArthur told about a time that he and his family came back from vacation to find a large giant sunflower plant growing right in the middle of their garden, but he said they never even had the thought, that it came from any other seed than a giant sunflower seed. "You sow a thought and you ...read more

  • I Love Bumper Sticker Theology. It May Not Always ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
     | 398 views

    I love bumper sticker theology. It may not always be the most sound theological statements, but they generally at least have the ability to make you think. The one in particular that I am thinking about said, "God is my Co-pilot." Do you remember the sticker? It took a great deal of heat. Perhaps ...read more

  • Didn't You Get My Letters?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
     | 459 views

    DIDN'T YOU GET MY LETTERS? Let's play “Let's Pretend". Let's pretend that you work for me. In fact, you are my executive assistant in a company that is growing rapidly. I'm the owner and I’m interested in expanding overseas. To pull this off, I make plans to travel abroad and stay there until a ...read more

  • A.d. 110. Ignatius, Overseer Of The Church In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 470 views

    A.D. 110. Ignatius, overseer of the church in Antioch, was arrested and sent to Rome for preaching Christ. Facing martyrdom, he wrote this to the church at Rome. "Now I begin to be a disciple. I care for nothing of visible or invisible things so that I may but win Christ. Let fire and the cross, ...read more

  • Are You Sure, Lord?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
     | 604 views

    ARE YOU SURE, LORD? In a movie classic - National Lampoon's Vacation - Chevy Chase - otherwise known as Clark Griswold - leads his family across the country to their dream vacation at Wally World. Along the way, Clark gets lost several times. One time happened to be in St. Louis. After several ...read more

  • Teach Him To Walk, But Not Where  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 870 views

    TEACH HIM TO WALK, BUT NOT WHERE A rehabilitation counselor took an early retirement to spend the rest of his life preaching. One day, while addressing an audience, he told of how - early in his career - he found a young boy with several birth defects. He arranged financial and medical help. ...read more

  • Knowing Your Way To Heaven

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 502 views

    KNOWING YOUR WAY TO HEAVEN The little church in the suburbs suddenly stopped buying from its regular office supply dealer. So, the dealer telephoned Deacon Brown to ask why. "I'll tell you why," said Deacon Brown, "Our church ordered some pencils from you to be used in the pews for visitors to ...read more

  • Very Hard Work

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 605 views

    VERY HARD WORK A favorite book for children is Frog And Toad Together by Arnold Lobel. Frog had a garden that Toad admired, and he wanted one too. So Frog told him: "It is very nice, but it was hard work." When he gave Toad some flower seeds, Toad quickly ran home and planted them. "Now seeds," ...read more

  • One Life

    Contributed by Bledar Valca on Dec 29, 2008
     | 900 views

    ONE LIFE One single life has value and is important to God. Think of how God saved the world (or His people) through one person: Noah found favor in the eyes of God when the whole world thought evil all the time. God raised Joseph from the prison to save the world from famine. God used ...read more