Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 6, 2010
A GOOD EXAMPLE OF A BAD EXAMPLE
In 1989 the unthinkable happened. After seventy years of communism and forty years of the Cold War, the Iron Curtain fell and the brutal, sadistic power of the U.S.S.R. began to disintegrate. Russia for seven decades had been repressed, murdered, and brutalized by
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
Several years ago, there was an article in the Virginia Medical Monthly about a lady who regressed in her life development. This lady had three children. When her husband died, she started regressing in her development. Initially she started dressing like a twenty-year-old.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 29, 2009
Examples of Perseverance:
George Washington, USS Squalus, Ben Hogan
The tragedy of life is not the wound because life is so constituted that the wound is inevitable! The tragedy comes when we quit or give up on life because of the wound - when we fall down and we can’t get up! There are times,
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jun 29, 2010
EXAMPLE OF HOSPITALITY
Jan and Darryl have always been openly generous people. They make you feel as if they are honoured to have you in their home and nothing is too much trouble for them. Which is just as well because they are our connect group leaders.
Every fortnight people in our Connect
AN EXAMPLE OF GRACE
I just received a letter from a friend who just initiate a prison ministry in my home church, Viorica Negosanu… The first inmate she encountered was a lady, a doctor who murdered her best friend, cut her in pieces and spread them all over the city. She got life sentence. Now
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 12, 2011
A SAVIOR, NOT AN EXAMPLE
D.M. Stearns was preaching in Philadelphia. At the close of the service a stranger came up to him and said, "I don’t like the way you spoke about the cross. I think that instead of emphasizing the death of Christ, it would be far better to preach Jesus, the teacher and
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 11, 2007
Illustration: Jesus, as an example
D. M. Stearns was preaching in Philadelphia. At the close of the service a stranger came up to him and said, “I don’t like the way you spoke about the cross. I think that instead of emphasizing the death of Christ, it would be far better to preach Jesus, the
Contributed by Nathan Parker on Mar 10, 2007
Life Examples: Jesus: Example or Sacrifice (Mt. 26:39)
Some believe that Jesus came to show us how to live a good life-and to be sure, He is our example of righteousness. We are to become like Him. But that isn’t the reason Jesus came. Jesus came to die, to become the sacrificial,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 26, 2007
Oscar Cervantes is a dramatic example of Christ’s power to transform lives. As a child, Oscar began to get into trouble. Then as he got older, he was jailed 17 times for brutal crimes. Prison psychiatrists said he was beyond help. But they were wrong! During a brief interval of freedom, Oscar met
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"Just as America stands as an example to the world of the inestimable benefits of freedom and democracy, so too an America with the capacity to project her power for the purpose of protecting and expanding
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"From the example of the past, the man of the epresent acts prudently so as
Contributed by Larry Jacobs on Jul 22, 2005
TAKE THIS EXAMPLE: There is the account of Charles Schwab, the wealthy industrialist. In one incident he went to court and won a nuisance suit at age 70. After the trial he was given permission by the judge to speak to the audience, he made the following statement: "I’d like to say here in a
Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Jul 24, 2006
As an example, in the local church the smallest network are those involved in “where two or three are gathered together”. The next level of network could be those connected to the same home group or ministry team (e.g. worship team, dance team). This is followed by
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 2, 2008
Let me give you a human example of faith.
• You go to a doctor who you do not know. This doctor is a human, made of flesh and blood.
• This doctor gives you a prescription you cannot read.
• You take that prescription to a pharmacist you have never met.
• The pharmacist gives you a chemical
The apostles were a great example of the difficulties of loving one another, and Jesus knew it.
There’s a scene in the epic Franco Zefferelli movie, Jesus of Nazareth, in which Jesus arrives at the house of Matthew, the tax collector, for dinner as he told Matthew he would. Peter and the other
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Abraham Lincoln personified this example of patience on numerous occasions but one sticks out in particular. Their was a man who treated Lincoln with more cruelty than anyone ever had. His name was Edwin Stanton and he said of Lincoln that he was a low cunning clown and had nothing but venom to say