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  • A Father's Love

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jun 13, 2009
     | 1,322 views

    A FATHER'S LOVE A father had told his son he would send him to sleep in the attic with only bread and water for his supper if he disobeyed. Well, the boy disobeyed and was sent to the attic. But the father couldn’t eat. He had his son on his mind and his heart. His wife said, “I know what ...read more

  • Knowing The Father's Love

    Contributed by Rickey Bennett on Aug 19, 2009
     | 829 views

    KNOWING THE FATHER'S LOVE Consider an illustration of two children and two fathers. One child feels like he’s just a tenant in the house, a servant doing what he’s commanded to do. He doesn’t know his father very well or his father’s love. He just knows what he’s been commanded to do. The ...read more

  • Faith In A Father's Love  PRO

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Nov 26, 2003
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,059 views

    FAITH IN A FATHER'S LOVE Here’s how the story of Finding Nemo develops in the movie: Nemo’s father loved him very much. He watched over Nemo and protected him from every evil. Nemo and his dad were best friends. There are reasons why so many people enjoy the blockbuster hit Finding Nemo. It ...read more

  • The Father Loves You

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Jun 15, 2008
     | 755 views

    THE FATHER LOVES YOU The memory of one particular evening when my wife and I lived in Florida remains fresh in my mind. We were invited by some friends to listen to their children's contemporary Christian band play some of their new songs at the "Coffee Spot" in New Port Ritchie, Florida. ...read more

  • In His Book Sons: A Father's Love Bob Carlisle ...  PRO

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Jun 18, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 357 views

    In his book Sons: a Father’s Love Bob Carlisle shares this incident that happened with his Father. “When I was 12, a surprising thing happened. Dad asked me to go fishing with him. He was a busy executive, rarely around on weekends. We got along but never had a serious conversation unless I was ...read more

  • Our Maker So Designed Us That Our Nature Finds ...

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jan 25, 2003
     | 450 views

    Our Maker so designed us that our nature finds final satisfaction and fulfillment only in a relationship of responsive Godlikeness—which means, precisely, that state of correspondence between our acts and God’s will which we call ...read more

  • The Visitation Of ...

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 4, 2010
     | 286 views

    The Visitation of God Revival is the visitation of God, which brings to life Christians who have been sleeping and restores a deep sense of God’s near presence and holiness. Thence springs a vivid sense of sin and a profound exercise of heart in repentance, praise, and love, with an ...read more

  • #8230; The Assertion [that Human Brings ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 3, 2001
    based on 75 ratings
     | 521 views

    “… the assertion [that human brings were made in the image of God] confirms the genuineness of each man’s freedom. Experience tells us that we are free, in the sense that we make real choices between alternatives and could have chosen differently, and theology agrees. Self-determining freedom of ...read more

  • J.i. Packer Shows How Paul Expresses His ...  PRO

    Contributed by Keith Andrews on Jun 5, 2002
    based on 1 rating
     | 821 views

    J.I. Packer shows how Paul expresses his humility. Paul says I am the least of the apostles. 1 Corinthians 15:9 I am the very least of all the saints. Ephesians 3:8 I am the foremost of sinners. 1 Timothy ...read more

  • Revival Is The Visitation Of God Which Brings To ...  PRO

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 17, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 481 views

    Revival is the visitation of God which brings to life Christians who have been sleeping and restores a deep sense of God’s near presence and holiness. Thence springs a vivid sense of sin and a profound exercise of heart in repentance, praise, and love, with an evangelistic ...read more

  • For Israel There Were The Canaanite Baals, Those ...  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 785 views

    For Israel there were the Canaanite Baals, those jolly nature gods whose worship was a rampage of gluttony, drunkenness, and ritual prostitution. For us there are still the great gods Sex, Shekels, and Stomach (an unholy trinity constituting one god: self), and the other enslaving trio, Pleasure, ...read more

  • Servant' In Our English New Testament Usually ...  PRO

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Feb 14, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 920 views

    “’Servant’ in our English New Testament usually represents the Greek doulos (bondslave). Sometimes it means diakonos (deacon or minister); this is strictly accurate, for doulos and diakonos are synonyms. Both words denote a man who is not at his own disposal, but is his master’s purchased ...read more

  • What Other Gods?

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Mar 2, 2009
     | 631 views

    WHAT OTHER GODS? What other gods could we have besides the Lord? Plenty. For Israel there were the Canaanite Baals, those jolly nature gods whose worship was a rampage of gluttony, drunkenness, and ritual prostitution. For us there are still the great gods Sex, Shekels, and Stomach (an unholy ...read more

  • Always In The Light

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 2, 2009
     | 1,039 views

    ALWAYS IN THE LIGHT In his book The Best Is Yet To Be, Henry Durbanville told the story of a little girl in London who won a prize at a flower show. Her entry was grown in an old cracked teapot and had been placed in the attic window of a rundown tenement house. When someone asked how she ...read more

  • What Other Gods?

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 24, 2010
     | 427 views

    WHAT OTHER GODS? What other gods could we have besides the Lord? Plenty. For Israel there were the Canaanite Baals, those jolly nature gods whose worship was a rampage of gluttony, drunkenness, and ritual prostitution. For us there are still the great gods Sex, Shekels, and Stomach (an unholy ...read more

  • Unconditional Love

    Contributed by Marc Carr on Aug 7, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,395 views

    Unconditional Love Floyd Landis, embroiled in a doping scandal since winning this year’s Tour de France, raised a Mennonite in Pennsylvania, leans on his mother for support. “She’s the one that no matter what happens, to me or to anyone else in life, she will remain unchanged,” he said. ...read more

  • Do You Remember The Movie "Hook" From The Early ...

    Contributed by Scott Brewer on Aug 7, 2007
     | 609 views

    Do you remember the movie “Hook” from the early 1990’s? According to Stephen Spielberg, when Peter Pan grew up he became a self-absorbed, ladder climbing, workaholic baby boomer. So goes the story line of the movie. In some early scenes Peter promises his son numerous times that he would come ...read more

  • Other Gods

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 10, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,003 views

    OTHER GODS J.I. Packer described the propensity to Other Gods: "What other gods could we have besides the Lord? Plenty. For Israel there were the Canaanite Baals, those jolly nature gods whose worship was a rampage of gluttony, drunkenness, and ritual prostitution. For us there are still the ...read more

  • He Took The Lashes  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 872 views

    HE TOOK THE LASHES Cliff Barrows tells of the time his two young children did something wrong. Although they were gently warned, they repeated the offense and needed to be disciplined. Cliff's tender heart was pained at the thought of having to punish the ones he loved. So he called Bobby ...read more

  • My Wife And I Waited 15 Years For A Child That ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 8, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 585 views

    My wife and I waited 15 years for a child that never came by the natural way. However we were approached one day with a lead of a newborn not yet born. I remember standing in front of the judge on our day of adoption. He pointed his finger and asked of me, “Is anyone coercing you to adopt this ...read more