1) Christian life is not my responsibility but rather only a response to His ability.
2) God would not condemn anyone for being born a Sinner but would condemn only those who die as one, having accepted Christ in their lives throughout their lifetime.
3) On theJudgment
Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 23, 2004
Ultimately let me share what I believe is at stake. In 1947, sociologist and historian Dr. Carle Zimmerman studied the deterioration and ultimate disintegration of various cultures. He found that in each society the disintegration of the culture was preceded by the disintegration of the family. He
Contributed by Johnny Palmer on Dec 8, 2011
J. P. MORGAN'S WILL
When Mr. J. P. Morgan, the American financier, the multimillionaire, died some years ago, it was found that the year before his death, he had made his will. It consisted of about 10,000 words and contained thirty-seven articles.
He made many transactions--some
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 11, 2008
A Wall Street clerk went for a tuna sandwich one snowy noon and returned to work and found $37.1 million in negotiable certificates of deposit in a pouch dropped by a courier. The clerk turned them over to his supervisor, who notified the securities company. The man received a $250
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 24, 2002
Some years ago at a drawing-room function, one of England’s leading actors was asked to recite for the pleasure of his fellow guests. He consented and asked if there was anything special that his audience would like to hear. After a moment’s pause, an old clergyman present said: "Could you, sir,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Warren Wiersbe explains to us how profound the use of this word was:
The word tetelestai is unfamiliar to us, but it was used by various people in everyday life in those days. A servant would use it when reporting to his or her master, "I have completed the work assigned to me" (see
Contributed by Billy Kryger on Jun 19, 2003
THE PERSON OF THE BOOK
GENESIS: Promised Seed
EXODUS: Passover Lamb
NUMBERS: Brazen Serpent
DEUTERONOMY: Great Lawgiver
JOSHUA: Prophet, Priest and King
JUDGES: Judge of All the Universe
RUTH: Kinsman Redeemer
SAMUEL: Anointer of Kings
KINGS: King of
Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 24, 2002
THE CROSS HAS BEEN SAVED--Communion Meditation
Art Toalston in The Baptist Press - Nov. 15, 2001 reported from New York and he wrote:
“The cross has been saved. That’s the cross of steel beams uncovered as workers in New York cleared away debris at the World Trade Center.
Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Sep 14, 2009
As a family we recently made use of a disposable barbeque. We’ve owned proper barbeques in the past but we haven’t had one for a few years so when my wife suggested a few weeks ago that I should barbeque some burgers in the garden I remembered that we had a few disposable barbeques in the garage.
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Salt of the Earth
Matthew 5:13 says to Christians, "You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men."
Our Lord is telling His disciples