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  • No Enemies

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 21, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    NO ENEMIES A reporter was interviewing an old man on his 100th birthday. "What are you most proud of?" he asked him. "Well, " said the man, "I don't have an enemy in the world." "What a beautiful thought! How inspirational!" said the more

  • There Is The Enemy!

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 4, 2021

    Stedman illustrates this point noting that "As the Battle of Trafalgar was about to begin, Admiral Nelson came across two officers of his own flagship who were arguing hotly and about to take sword to each other. Nelson stepped between them and said, "Stop." Then, pointing to the more

  • Hugging The Enemy  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 6, 2003
    based on 15 ratings

    HUGGING THE ENEMY Barbara Brown Taylor tells the story of her nephew Will’s first birthday party. The family was gathered around for the usual traditions of birthdays, the cake. And the presents. Will let them know how pleased he was by doing his new dance-a slow twirling movement that he had more

  • In The Midst Of Enemies

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Jan 14, 2003
    based on 1 rating

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote; Jesus Christ lived in the midst of his enemies. At the end all his disciples deserted him. On the cross he was utterly alone, surrounded by evildoers and mockers. For this cause he had come, to bring peace to the enemies of God. So the more

  • The Enemy Is Over There

    Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Oct 17, 2010

    Before Andrew Jackson became the seventh president of the United States, he served as a major general in the Tennessee militia. During the War of 1812 his troops reached an all-time low in morale. As a result they began arguing, bickering, and fighting among themselves. It is reported that Old more

  • The Enemy Is Real  PRO

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 6, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    THE ENEMY IS REAL I am learning some things about the FIRST WORLD WAR. Things like it was a TRENCH WAR in which both sides just looked at each other from trenches for most of the war. Often they did not see one another as enemies. The French would not fire on the Germans when they saw their more

  • The Invisible Enemy

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 7, 2011

    THE INVISIBLE ENEMY "Good night, sleep tight, and don't let the bed bugs bite" has been spoken by loving mothers to their children for decades as they gently tucked their little ones to sleep and wished them a good night. The phrase itself carries within it the gentle reminder of a younger age more

  • For The Life Of An Enemy  PRO

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Feb 14, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    FOR THE LIFE OF AN ENEMY A Baptist pastor named Peter Miller was from a small town in Pennsylvania who lived during the American Revolution. And there was another man who lived there named Michael Wittmann, an evil-minded sort who did all that he could to oppose and humiliate the pastor. He made more

  • The Enemy Is Not In Here

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    THE ENEMY IS NOT IN HERE There’s an old story of two American soldiers in Vietnam. While eating lunch in the mess hall, they exchanged harsh words. And they got into a big fight. But the sergeant was there. And he grabbed those two soldiers by the collars. He took them outside. Pointed out more

  • Recognition Of An Enemy  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Recognition of an Enemy Romans 8:12-14, "Therefore, brothers, we have an obligation--but it is not to the sinful nature, to live according to it. For if you live according to the sinful nature, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live, more

  • A Hungry Enemy  PRO

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 27, 2002
    based on 23 ratings

    A HUNGRY ENEMY A woman wrote to "Pulpit Helps" to explain a miraculous lesson her family experienced. During one of their family Bible readings as new Christians, they ran across the verse, "If your enemy is hungry, feed him" (Romans 12:20 RSV). She writes: Ours sons, 7 and 10 at the more

  • On The Enemy: Be Encouraged

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Jul 7, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    ON THE ENEMY: BE ENCOURAGED 1. When the devil brings up your past, bring up his future. 2. The man who is fully surrendered to the Lord will never deliberately surrender to the Enemy. 3. When adversity is most ready to strike us, God is most ready to strengthen us. 4. The devil is an equal more

  • Do Not Fear The Enemy, For Your Enemy Can Only ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007

    "Do not fear the enemy, for your enemy can only take your life. It is far better that you fear the media, for they will steal your honor. That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who more

  • The Enemy Still Lives  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 27, 2002
    based on 12 ratings

    THE ENEMY STILL LIVES PBS Special covering the events that led up to the "Battle of the Bulge" in WWII revealed some interesting insights. It was the autumn of 1944 and Germany had been beaten back behind its borders. The Nazi war machine was in tatters and repeated bombing raids by the Allies more

  • Good Is The Enemy Of Great. And That Is One Of ...

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004

    “Good is the enemy of great. And that is one of the key reasons why we have so little that becomes great. We don’t have great schools because we have good schools. We don’t have great government, principally because we have good government. Few people attain great lives, in large part because more

  • Forgiving My Enemy

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    ILLUSTRATION: FORGIVING MY ENEMY Ronald Reagan’s attitude after the 1982 attempt on his life made an impression on his daughter, Patti Davis who shared this about that time: “The following day my father said he knew his physical healing was directly dependent on his ability to forgive John more

  • In The Presence Of Mine Enemies  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 9 ratings

    IN THE PRESENCE OF MINE ENEMIES Richard Wurmbrand tells the story of a church leader he met while imprisoned in Romania. He was sentenced to 22 years for his goodness. The man, his wife, and six small children were eating breakfast when the police burst into his home. They had just read more

  • Love My Enemies  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 6, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    LOVE MY ENEMIES Richard Wurmbrand, who spent fourteen years suffering in a Communist prison, reminds all believers with less than ideal circumstances that “if the heart is cleansed by the love of Jesus Christ, and if the heart love Him, you can resist all tortures.” He says, “God will not judge more

  • Forgiving My Enemies  PRO

    Contributed by Gordon Kroeker on Aug 16, 2002
    based on 5 ratings

    FORGIVING MY ENEMIES Growing up in the Congo as a missionary kid, we were caught in the middle of the 1964 Communist rebellion. I was 8 years old at the time, and remember it well. When we received word that the rebels, (who were anti-white and anti-missionary) had burned out the bridge on one more

  • There Are Three Great Enemies Of The Christian: ...

    Contributed by John Shearhart on Sep 22, 2006

    “There are three great enemies of the Christian: the world, the flesh, and the devil. The world is against us. Our flesh is an enemy. As if that were not enough, we have a powerful foe in Satan, who is described […] as a ‘roaring lion looking for someone to devour.’ There are many things against more