"The Existence of God"
One day a 6-year girl was sitting in the classroom. The teacher was going to explain evolution to the children.
The teacher asked a little boy:
Teacher: Tommy do you see the tree out side?
Teacher: Tommy, do you see the grass out
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 22, 2006
Erwin McManus says, “Truth exists because God is trustworthy. The biblical understanding of truth is that all truth comes from God. Our experience of an objective reality is the result of the very character and nature of God. The integrity of the cosmos is an extension of the personhood of its
The famed Austrian psychologist Carl Jung once wrote about a life without God:
“Those psychiatrists who are not superficial have come to the conclusion that the vast neurotic misery of the world could be TERMED a neurosis of emptiness.
Men cut themselves off from the root of their being, from God
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"An act of goodness, the least act of true goodness, is indeed the best
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
The kingdom of God does not exist because of your effort or mine. It exists because God reigns. Our part is to enter this kingdom and bring
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 3, 2006
Church Attendance According to ABC News, 40% of Americans attend church in a typical week. Polls indicate 95% profess belief in the existence of God or a universal spirit. Americans gave $88 billion to religious
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jul 29, 2007
Reginald Bibby, the Canadian guru of statistical study, tells us in his book, “Restless Gods” that “People from British Columbia to Newfoundland are providing some interesting evidence of the existence of God, on something of an unconscious level. These kinds of findings point to a great
Contributed by Bob Joyce on Sep 6, 2007
The creation is a testimony to the existence of God. A young man told his mother one day he was an atheist, that he didn’t believe in God any more. She quietly responded, "If there is no God, who made the world? He replied, "Nobody made it, it just happened." A few days later he came home from
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Dec 29, 2007
“Without these five confessional statements – Scripture alone, Christ alone, grace alone, faith alone, and glory to God alone – we do not have a true church, and certainly not one that will survive for very long. For how can any church be a true and faithful church if it does not stand for
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 17, 2006
Does God Exist? 73% of Americans are classic true believers, convinced beyond a doubt God exists. 87% are basic believers, saying either they are convinced God exists or He probably exists and they have only a little doubt. 92% tilt toward the existence of God, stating that at the least they think
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 3, 2006
Belief In Life After Death, like the existence of God, is widely embraced by American adults. According to a new Barna Research poll 81% believe in an afterlife of some sort. Another 9% say they are not certain. Just 10% contend there is no form of life after death. 79% agree, “Every person has a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 27, 2006
Religion Pays: Economist Jonathan Gruber has found a statistical correlation between attending church and a Better Economic Outcome. Published in a National Bureau of Economic Research paper, he finds a household with double the normal rate of religious attendance has 9.1% more income. That extra
When I was younger, I would mow the lawn with ear mufflers on. It was a time to be with God and my own thoughts. Quiet time with lawnmower accompaniment. Once–just once and barely for a minute–I had a very quiet Epiphany. I remember it as if it were yesterday. I had turned a corner on the
GOD IN MOTION (FROM A 4TH GRADE TEXTBOOK)
For centuries, scientists have debated whether the physical objects that make up the universe are naturally at rest or naturally in motion. If physical objects are naturally at rest, then any object in motion is made so by something else. This view
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 10, 2009
TOO MUCH EVIDENCE FOR ATHEISM
Patrick Glynn, a former arms-control negotiator for the Regan Administration, began his journey to atheism in grade school when he encountered evolution and became a confirmed atheist by the time he received his doctorate from Harvard University in the 1970’s.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2006
Have you not heard of the madman who lit a lamp in the bright morning and went to the marketplace crying ceaselessly, "I seek God! I seek God!" There were many among those standing there who didn’t believe in God so he made them laugh. "Is God lost?" one of them said. "Has he gone astray like a
Contributed by Bret Toman on Jan 7, 2010
It was approaching Thanksgiving and Dave's family was together. He was in the construction supply business and business was good. In response to hearing about how well things were going, Dave's daughter said "We sure have a lot to be thankful for!" But instead of agreeing, Dave snapped "I worked
Contributed by Davon Huss on Feb 23, 2009
By 1934, alcoholic Bill Wilson had ruined a promising Wall Street career because of his constant drunkenness. He was introduced to the idea of a spiritual cure by an old drinking buddy Ebby Thacher. While in a hospital, Wilson underwent what he believed to be a spiritual
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Sep 30, 2009
This morning when you came into the citadel you found the seats up against the wall, confusing, a bit of a nuisance? This was used to illustrate what life without God’s Grace is like, it is confusing, it’s not ordered, each of us as individual’s are lost and in turmoil, we do foolish things we are
THE GOSPEL IS OFFENSIVE
There is something about the gospel that is inherently offensive. I don’t like saying that, and you may not like hearing it. But it is incontestable. The gospel puts some people off.
Take David and Roland, two high school friends of mine. David was what you might call