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  • Fresh ...

    Contributed by Shawn Kelly on Oct 19, 2008

    FRESH START Colossians 3:12 - 17 12Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. more

  • If You Build It, Will The Football Come?

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jan 6, 2009

    IF YOU BUILD IT, WILL THE FOOTBALL COME? In downtown San Antonio sits the Alamodome, a 65,000-seat facility that opened in 1993 for a cost of 186 million. Following the field of dreams philosophy, the city, eager to have a professional football franchise pushed to complete the Texas size more

  • Real Faith

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jan 6, 2009

    REAL FAITH The classic test an atheist will give to prove there is no God is this: "If there is a God, let him kill me right now". When nothing happens, they will confidently claim, "See there is no God, for I am still alive and well." Now if we were to ask the atheist, "What if someone came up more

  • The Water Jug Of The Prophet Joel

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Apr 13, 2009

    THE WATER JUG OF THE PROPHET JOEL So, I’m walking through the Museum of Biblical Archeology in Jerusalem, and I’m walking through an area with various kinds of pottery on display, and there in front of me is this absolutely perfectly preserved water jug. It stopped me cold. Now understand, more

  • My Faith Is Not The Means Of My Salvation. It Is ...

    Contributed by David Tack on May 2, 2009
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    "My faith is not the means of my salvation. It is only the means in which I secure [appropriate] more

  • All Hail The Power

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on May 7, 2009

    ALL HAIL THE POWER E. P Scott was a pioneer missionary to India who One day found himself surrounded by a murderous band of tribesmen. On impulse, he took out his violin and began to play and sing, "All Hail The Power Of Jesus Name." When he reached the stanza "let every kindred and every tribe" more

  • Fresh Faith, Fresh Gospel

    Contributed by Rickey Bennett on Aug 16, 2009

    FRESH FAITH, FRESH GOSPEL The dictionary defines "fresh" as that which is newly made or obtained; that which does retain the original properties without any degradation. Conversely, "staleness" is defined as: having lost the freshness, effervescence, or palatability; lacking originality or more

  • Seeing In The Glory Of God

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Aug 23, 2009
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    SEEING IN THE GLORY OF GOD Tom Long, professor of Homiletics at Candler School of Theology, tells the story of striking up a conversation with a man on a plane. He said they shared the normal kind of nice chit chat, sharing what they each did for a living and sharing pictures of their families. more

  • Brain: Permanent Files

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Sep 3, 2009

    BRAIN: PERMANENT FILES Dr. Earl Radmacher says: "The brain is capable of an incredible amount of work and it retains everything it takes in. You never really forget anything; you just more

  • Adhesive Oxymoron

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jan 3, 2010
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    ADHESIVE OXYMORON Why can’t we all just coexist? You believe what you believe, I believe what I believe. Whatever you believe is whatever you believe. Have you seen those "Coexist" bumper stickers? I always laugh when I see a "Coexist" bumper sticker. You know, the ones where a symbol more

  • Facts And Faith

    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 more

  • Faith In The C Of E

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 21, 2010

    FAITH IN THE C OF E * The bishop's car ran out of petrol, * But much to his relief his wife remembered passing a garage half a mile back down the road. * He searched the boot for a container, * But he could only find his baby grandson's potty, so it had to do! * He trudged to the more

  • The Bird's Return

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010

    THE BIRD'S RETURN The great Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (Ro-ald Amun-son) was the first to discover the magnetic meridian of the North Pole and the first to discover the South Pole. On one of his trips, Amundsen (Amun-son), took a homing pigeon with him. When he had finally reached the top more

  • I Can See You.

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010

    "I CAN SEE YOU." One night a house caught fire and a young boy was forced to flee to the roof. The father stood on the ground below with outstretched arms, calling to his son, "Jump! I'll catch you." He knew the boy had to jump to save his life. All the boy could see, however, was flame, more

  • Believing The Ancient Record

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010

    BELIEVING THE ANCIENT RECORD On January 6, 1822, Heinrich Schliemann was born. He would one day achieve world renown and great wealth. When Heinrich Schliemann was seven years old, a picture of ancient Troy in flames captured his imagination. Contrary to what many people believed, Heinrich more

  • Fact Vs. Faith

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
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    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 more

  • Furtick On Audacious Faith

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Feb 18, 2011

    FURTICK ON AUDACIOUS FAITH "We set a goal of reaching over one thousand people in our first year of ministry. Since the average church size in America is fewer than one hundred and twenty, and the first rule of goal setting is attainability, I guess we were overshooting it a bit. But we wanted more

  • The Lion And The Book

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Mar 20, 2011

    THE LION AND THE BOOK Two explorers were on a jungle safari when suddenly a ferocious lion jumped in front of them. "Keep calm," the first explorer whispered. "Remember what we read in that book on wild animals? If you stand perfectly still and look the lion in the eye, he will turn and more

  • Higher Ground

    Contributed by John Putty on Apr 5, 2011
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    HIGHER GROUND The old hymn, “Higher Ground” is a spiritual declaration of one determined man Johnson Oatman, Jr. put to music! While some refuse to believe that our personal faith plays any real role in our spiritual growth and in experiencing Christian victory, in all my 20 years of preaching more

  • Oré Por Fe, Y Pensé Que Un Día La Fe Habría De ...

    Contributed by Ed Garcia on May 23, 2011

    "Oré por fe, y pensé que un día la fe habría de venir y me golpearía como el relámpago. Pero parecía que la fe no vendría. Un día leí en Romanos 10 que “la fe es por el oir, y el oir, por la palabra de Dios”. Yo había cerrado mi Biblia y había orado por fe. Ahora abrí mi Biblia, y comencé a more