Contributed by Richard Wafford on Oct 18, 2007
What God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit endeavored to do in the Garden of Eden has come full circle.
It wasn’t that God made a mistake in the garden and just corrected it.
No, he brought to himself created beings who withstood the evil and temptations of this sinful world to
Corrie Ten Boom’s father was being pursued by German authorities for housing Jews, which was a punishable crime under Hitler. He had to hurry away from the home one evening after packing his bag for a long, unknown trip to hide away. At the train station and in the middle of a highly tense
Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
PRAYER - Relay for Life Prayer – Road Atlanta- Hall County, Georgia Relay – June 1, 2012
You are our rock, our fortress, our strength… especially in the most difficult struggles of life. For all those gathered here today, bless them with your comforting peace and your reassuring
Contributed by Tony Abram on Nov 18, 2003
After my conversion, we moved to Vernon, British Columbia. Desiring to attend Sunday School, my six-year-old sister and I ventured out to find the church, which we were told, was only three blocks away. However, we soon discovered that we were lost and on the main street of the city.
Contributed by Larry Turner on Jul 15, 2012
DECLARATION OF DEPENDENCE
Today I make this day my Dependence Day by making this declaration;
Declaration of Dependence
"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for an individual to dissolve the sinful bond which has connected them to a sinful ruler; they should declare the
Dr Ravi Zacharias came up with a true witty story of a New Zealand Shepherd who was happy on a Christmas morning, sad in the afternoon but once again happy in the evening. What exactly contributed to his mood swings? Here goes…in the morning two of his ewes’ “A” and “B” gave birth to two lambs “a”
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 2, 2009
Boy Survives in Wilderness by Obeying Father’s Instructions
More than ninety people conducted an ALL-NIGHT SEARCH for an eight-year-old boy named Dominic. While on a skiing trip with his father, this little boy apparently had ridden a new lift and skied off the run without realizing it. They hoped
PARALLELS BETWEEN ISAAC AND JESUS
There is no clearer picture of the Cross and the sacrifice the Father made for us in Christ than Genesis chapter 22. Notice the powerful parallels between Isaac and Christ.
1.Both fulfilled promises:
Isaac was the long-promised son to Abraham (Genesis
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
God's Promise to Christ
There are many truths to grasp in Isaiah 53. A truth worth grasping today is found in Isaiah 53:10, "But the Lord was pleased to crush Him, putting Him to grief. If He would render Himself as a guilt offering. He will see His offspring, He will prolong His Days, and
1.- Cherish your time with them.
When we adopted our first child, we decided that it was outright important for the child to have a mom and a dad that were there for them. My wife quit her job and became a stay at home mother. She is amazing! And I also had to find a job that
Contributed by Mary Lewis on May 11, 2001
Jeannette George tells a story about an experience she had on a short flight from Tucson to Phoenix. Across the aisle from her sat a young woman and her baby, both dressed in white pinafores. The baby had a little pink bow where there would eventually be hair. The mother was smiling, as the baby
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Sep 14, 2005
Just Passing Through! (09.16.05--Heavenly Citizens!--John 8:51)
How disturbing it would be to take a trip and every time you came to a town or city you were compelled to stop and investigate every facet of where you were; to taste and see everything there was everywhere you went. So inclined you
Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Mar 18, 2010
ANTIVIRUS: HOLY SPIRIT
Jesus said in verse 7 of John 16, "For if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you."
Jesus was God in the flesh, of course. He could have spoken this world out of existence at any given time, but, I would like to use
Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 2, 2014
Ben Patterson- When Lauretta and I were first married, we were very poor. The three necessities of food, clothing, and shelter weren’t quite within our grasp. We could manage only 2 out of 3- not bad as a batting average, but miserable if you’re trying to live. My employment was selling swimming
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Apr 4, 2001
A THIRD GRADERS EXPLANATION OF GOD
Written by Danny Dutton, age 8, from Chula Vista, California, for his third grade homework assignment to "Explain God."
One of God’s main jobs is making people. He makes them to replace the ones that die so there will be enough people to take care of things on
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
A Father's Legacy
Jim Berg wrote about the state of the family: "The family, which should be the greatest refuge for the child, has become a domestic battlefield where a child is often caught in the crossfire of his parents' warfare. The time and energy that should be spent giving him the
Contributed by Chris Surber on Feb 20, 2007
A couple of weeks ago Christina and I were invited by some friends of ours, who are contemporary Christian musicians, to go to a sort of undercover church to hear them play some of their new songs. They were playing a place called the “Coffee Spot” in New Port Ritchie, Florida. It’s a little
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 9, 2002
John Powell, a professor at Loyola University in Chicago writes about a student named Tommy in his Theology of Faith class:
Some twelve years ago, I stood watching my university
students file into the classroom for our first session
in the Theology of Faith. That was the day I first saw
Contributed by Jeff Skinner on Dec 4, 2005
Illustration:Tommy finding God
John Powell a professor at Loyola University in Chicago writes about a student in his Theology of Faith class named Tommy: Some twelve years ago, I stood watching my university students file into the classroom for our first session in the Theology of Faith.
Contributed by Kent Wise on Mar 25, 2007
Father John Powell, professor at Loyola University in Chicago, writes about a student in his Theology of Faith class named Tommy:
Some twelve years ago, I stood watching my university students file into the classroom for our first session in the Theology of Faith.