Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Feb 2, 2008
Gregory Rasputin, the “Mad Monk of Russia” managed to get a strong hold on the royal family of his day. Some believe the corrupting power he exerted was a contributing factor in the takeover of communism. By currying the favor of the court he was able to influence many decisions
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 21, 2008
EVIL IN US ALL
In 1960, Israeli undercover agents kidnapped one of the worst killers in Hitler’s army from his hideout in South America. His name was Adolf Eichmann. They took him to Israel to stand trial for crimes against humanity.
Prosecutors called a long list of witnesses who had either
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 10, 2010
NO HATE FOR EVIL
Story taken from Dr. David Jeremiah:
The Ortiz family ministers to a small congregation in Ariel, about 40 miles north of Jerusalem. On the Feast of Purim, gifts of food and drink are sent to friends. As if in celebration of the holiday, a gift basket was delivered to the
Contributed by Steven Ferber on Apr 10, 2012
THE EVIL IN OURSELVES
A few weeks ago Americans were stunned by the news that an American soldier in Afghanistan apparently killed 17 Afghan civilians. Friends and teachers of Robert Bales describe him as caring, gregarious and self-confident before he just "snapped." One childhood friend told
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 6, 2000
C.S.Lewis said it quite well:
“The greatest evil is not done in those sordid dens of evil that Dickens loved to paint... but is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried and minuted) in clean, carpeted, warmed, well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white
Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 15, 2002
EVIL WILL NOT COMPROMISE
Neville Chamberlain was known for his policy of appeasement. As the prime minister of Britain before World War II, he knew that the country was still weary from the first World War, and wanted to avoid a European war at all costs. The problem was that at the same time
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 27, 2002
Overcoming locked gates, tall fences and snapping dogs presents a challenge for us meter readers in rural Oklahoma, where we are required to read all meters: no estimates are allowed. One time a co-worker succeeded in getting past a particularly vicious watchdog tied to a chain
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 17, 2003
THE LOOK OF EVIL
“The greatest evil is not done in those sordid dens of evil that Dickens loved to paint... but is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried and minuted) in clean, carpeted, warmed, well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white collars and cut fingernails and smooth-shaven
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Feb 5, 2008
THE CHOICE BETWEEN TWO EVILS
should we pay taxes to Caesar?
Jesus answer defies their logic. In His answer, “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s” He easily moves past their dilemma. To Jesus their dilemma isn’t a dilemma at all, is it? The question sets up a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 1, 2008
DID GOD CREATE EVIL?
Does evil exist? The university professor challenged his students with this question. Did God create everything that exists? A student bravely replied "Yes, he did!"
"God created everything?" The professor asked.” Yes sir", the student replied.
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Jun 9, 2008
PASTOR AVOID THE APPEARANCE OF EVIL
Personally and professionally, my wife Kendra knows that there are some things that I need to be very careful of violating as her husband and as a pastor. For example, being alone with member of the opposite sex is something I am very careful about not doing.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
DOES EVIL EXIST?
Romans 8:28 We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him...
Sometimes we just want things to turn out well--especially in a bad situation.
Before Tom left for deployment to Iraq, he prayed that God will guide him in doing good in a land full of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 18, 2010
OVERCOMING EVIL WITH GOOD
Watchman Nee, the Chinese evangelist, tells this true story.
A poor, Christian Chinese farmer had rice fields high in the mountain. Every day he spent hours pumping water into the rice paddies; but when he returned to the fields the next morning, he would find that
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 12, 2011
DELIVER US FROM EVIL
Dr. Thomas Dooley gave a chilling example related to this prayer. It came from his experience in Southeast Asia between 1954 and 1960. Dr. Dooley authored three books about conditions there, the most well-known being 'Deliver Us from Evil', published in 1956. The subject was
Contributed by Brad Henry on Sep 13, 2011
PERFECT DAY FOR EVIL
As I gave the opening prayer at Charlotte Motor Speedway to Honor 9/11, I met this man in a Fireman’s’ uniform with a New York accent. The Speedway had flown in three men who had been First Responders that day 10 years ago. This man gave me a chilling account of his day.
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 9, 2012
OVERCOMING EVIL WITH GOOD
Stuart Holden (1874-1934), the author of "Prevailing Intercessory Prayer", was in Egypt and met a sergeant in a Highland regiment. "How were you brought to Christ?" he asked this bright Christian.
The sergeant responded: "There was a private in the same company as
THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL
Viktor Frankl in his book, "Man's Search for Meaning," describes the reactions of two brothers with the same heredity, the same environment, in the same concentration camp under the Nazis. One became a saint and the other a swine. Frankl tells us the reason why. He
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 24, 2001
LIVE: spelled backwards is ’evil’. Today men and women are living their lives backwards and the result is a society with unspeakable evil. Something needs to happen to get