Contributed by Allan Kircher on Jun 22, 2008
There are seasons when doubts and fears abound, and so suffocate us with their fumes that we cannot even raise a cry. Then the indwelling Spirit represents us, speaks for us, and makes intercession for us, crying in our name, and making intercession for us according to the will of God. The cry
5 Storms in my life changed me intensely.
Sometimes a storm will follow a great spiritual event just like these disciples had witnessed. … Many years ago, I was having great difficulties, and that is when I turned to Christ, and then I knew that everything in the bible was true, that Jesus was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 20, 2001
THE CHOICES WE MAKE
Every single day we make choices that show whether we are courageous or cowardly. We choose between the right thing and the convenient thing, sticking to a conviction or caving in for the sake of comfort, greed or approval. We choose either to take a carefully thought-out
Contributed by W F on Sep 4, 2005
According to a recent poll of 997 adults (for Britain’s Woolwich building society), 34 per cent of women think an investment in bricks and mortar is the best measure of a secure long-term relationship. Only 13 per cent still believed in the merits of an engagement ring.
We want to be secure and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"It takes so little to make us sad, Just a slighting word or a doubting sneer, Just a scornful smile on some lips held dear; And our footsteps lag, though the goal seemed near, And we lose the courage and hope we had So little it takes to make us sad. It takes so little to make us glad, Just a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
“Like a mighty army moves the church of God” may be the blueprint in a familiar hymn, but it has not always been observed. In fact, someone wrote a parody of this particular verse of “Onward, Christian Soldiers,” and it runs like this:
Like a halting caravan
Moves the church of Christ;
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
A tiny girl was taking a long journey and in the course of the day her train was obliged to cross a number of rivers. The water seen in advance always awakened doubts and fears in the child. She did not understand how it could safely be crossed.
As they drew near the river, however, a bridge
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Jan 17, 2009
Dr. Walter Martin states with such clarity:
"Into this whirlpool of stagnant human philosophy and perverted revelation came the Son of God who, through His teachings and example, revealed that there was such a thing as divine humanity, and through His miraculous powers, vicarious death and
Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 19, 2001
When all the world is looming dark
And things seem not so clear,
When shadows seem to hover ’round
Lord, may I persevere.
When it seems everything’s been tried
And there’s no way to go,
Just let me keep remembering
Sometimes the journey’s slow.
I may just need to stop
Contributed by Steve Malone on Dec 15, 2004
In an article called, ‘The Energy Of Money,’ Maria Nemeth writes;
Money is an uncomfortable subject for most of us. Many people would rather talk about their sex lives than about their bank balance. We love money, and we hate it. We can’t live with it, and we can’t live without it. Money can be
Contributed by Vanita George on Apr 20, 2005
I’d like to finish by reading this little excerpt I picked from TD Jakes’ book called “God’s Leading Ladies” and it goes as below:-
To become a leading lady, you must raise the curtain and step forward. You must extend yourself beyond the self-imposed limits, external pressures, and patriarchal
Contributed by Rick Crandall on Sep 14, 2009
WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HANDS
Sam Cathey became a Southern Baptist evangelist in 1967. That first year, he had to rush back from a revival, because his daughter had gone in the hospital with acute appendicitis. They thought it might be ruptured.
Sam got on a plane in Los Angeles about 2:30 in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 14, 2009
Trapped Coal Miners Discover Old Passage
In one of the coal mines of the north, the top of the pit fell in while a considerable number of the miners were down below, and the shaft was completely blocked. Those who were in the mine gathered to a spot where the last remains of air could be breathed.
Contributed by Paul Dietz on Sep 12, 2008
Preschool; Kindergarten; primary and elementary education; Middle School and Junior High; High School and Technical/Trade School; College and University; and postgraduate work are all the American Way of learning. From 3 – 4 years of age through the teenage years into early adulthood and sometime
Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 25, 2014
“A weak faith is weakened by predicaments and catastrophes, whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them.” – Victor Frankl
Rain poured down and thunder boomed one dark night in September in Western Oklahoma. It had been a quiet, pleasant evening at the nursing center, and nurses and residents
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 28, 2012
LEANING OVER A CLIFF
Writer Parker Palmer tells of his first experience on an Outward Bound course in his book, The Active Life. He says, "I took the course in my early forties, and in the middle of that course I was asked to confront the thing I had fears about since I had first heard about