Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2008
FACT OR FICTION?
The London Daily Mail reports that one in four Britons don’t believe Prime Minister Winston Churchill actually existed. They suspect he is a mythical character rather than a historical one. Likewise, they think historical figures such as Florence Nightingale, Sir Walter Raleigh,
Contributed by Rolando Delgado on Sep 22, 2010
FACTS AND FAITH
Un pastor estaba hablando a su congregación sobre la relación de los hechos y la fe. Y les decía: "Que ustedes estén sentados aquí delante de mi, es un hecho. Que yo estoy aquí detrás del púlpito hablándole, es un hecho. Que yo crea que alguien me este prestando atención, es
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jun 6, 2001
The system of chapters was introduced in A.D. 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro, while the verse notations were added in 1551 by Robertus Stephanus, after the advent of printing.
According to statistics from Wycliffe International, the Society of Gideons, and the International
Contributed by Scott Sharpes on May 29, 2002
FACTS AND FIGURES
Revolutionary War (1775-1783)
Served: No Data
War of 1812 (1812-15)
Battle Deaths: 2,260
Swindoll highlights the fact that the world is filled with mysteries beyond our knowledge.
1. And how about the immeasurable spaces above us? Who can unravel the mysterious yet vast movement of the perfectly synchronized planets and stars displaying the most accurate timepiece in existence? Even a
Contributed by Richard Goble on Feb 17, 2008
The Bible is a universe of revelation facts which have no meaning for us until we are born from above; when we are born again we see in it what we never saw before. We are lifted into the realm where Jesus lives and we begin to see what he sees. Oswald Chambers (1874-1917). Edythe Draper, Draper’s
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
IT IS A WELL KNOWN FACT, THAT HOLLYWOOD IS FIXATED ON A WORLD ENDING SCENARIO, EVIDENCED IN THE 1998 MOVIE: ARMAGEDDON, WHICH CHARACTERIZES GOOD AND EVIL AS AN ASTEROID TWICE THE SIZE OF TEXAS, AND BRUCE WILLIS, THE GOOD GUY, WHO SAVES THE WORLD FROM DESTRUCTION.
H. ARMAGEDDON GROSSED
"Every celebration of the Eucharist, in fact, is led by the Bishop, "either in person or through priests who are his helpers."(160) He is helped by a deacon, who has specific duties during the celebration: he prepares the altar, assists the priest, proclaims the Gospel, preaches the homily from
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 28, 2009
CHRIST'S PRESENCE: A FACT, NOT A PROMISE
Dr. G. Campbell Morgan told about an experience in his early Christian life. He would visit several ladies once a week to read the Bible to them. When he came to the end of Matthews Gospel, Morgan read, "Lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the
Evangelizing is in fact the grace and vocation proper to the Church, her deepest identity.
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
FACT VS. FAITH
A pastor was speaking to his people on the relationship between fact and faith.
He said, "That you are sitting before me in this church--is fact. That I am standing here, speaking from this
Contributed by David Taylor on Apr 23, 2003
There is little doubt to the fact that every person here has most likely heard the old adage, “Seeing is believing.” In a world filled with insatiable claims it has become commonplace for a person to respond, “I won’t believe it, until I see it.” It is this very principle that brought Robert
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 14, 2004
“The fact of Jesus’ birth is the final and immeasurable proof that God
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2005
HOW GOOD ARE THE FACTS?
I claim to be an historian. My approach to Classics is historical. And I tell you that the evidence for the life, the death, and the resurrection of Christ is better authenticated than most of the facts of ancient history . . .
~E. M. Blaiklock, Professor of Classics
Contributed by James Tidwell on Aug 7, 2005
Death Row Facts
• As of December 31, 1999, the death penalty was authorized by 38 states and the Federal Government.
• There are five methods of execution in the United States: lethal injection, electrocution, lethal gas, hanging, and firing squad.
• 3,581 offenders were under sentence of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 24, 2002
Feeling, Faith & Fact
Three men were walking on a wall,
Feeling, Faith and Fact,
When feeling got an awful fall,
and faith was taken back.
So close was faith to feeling,
he stumbled and fell too,
But fact remained and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
10 Sobering Workplace Facts
(1) Half of all Americans today say they are satisfied with their jobs, down from nearly 60% in ’95. But among the 50% who are content, only 14% are “very satisfied.” (2) Job satisfaction has declined across all income brackets in the last 9 years. While 55% of workers
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 3, 2006
Christian Shopper Facts:
George Barna’s 2003 Update: Christian Bookstore Shopping reports:
· 14% of all U.S. women are frequent Christian-store shoppers.
· 15% of Boomers (born between ’46 and ’64) are Christian-store frequent shoppers.
· Evangelical’s account for 69% of the most active
Christmas is a matter of fact, not feeling.
In the famous musical Mame, there is a production number that continually repeats the refrain, "we need a little Christmas, right this very minute." And that refrain expresses the feelings of many people as the Christmas holiday is so quickly