Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2003
FREEDOM TO FIND GOD
Every president invokes God and asks his blessing. Every president promises, though not always in so many words, to lead according to moral principles rooted in Biblical tradition. The English writer G. K. Chesterton called America a “nation with the soul of a church,” and
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 Anne Benefield on Jan 19, 2009
Finding God in Hardship
A dear friend of mine has been out of regular work for a couple of years. She has found enough temporary work to stay a float, but it has sometimes been a week-to-week challenge to pay the bills.
As we were talking the other day, she said to me, "I am walking
Contributed by Ronnie Knight on May 9, 2008
Finding God’s will with a mentalist: Pick a number between one and ten. Multiply that number by two. Add eight to the new number. Divide that number by two. Now subtract your original number from this result. Remember that number. If
Contributed by Donn Heinrich on Feb 11, 2002
"Success is finding God’s will for your life and doing it" (Dr. Bob Jones, Sr., Founder of Bob Jones
Henry Blackaby said, "You never find God asking persons to dream up what they want to do for Him...Without doubt, the most important factor in each (Biblical) situation was not what the individual wanted to do for God. The most important factor was what God was about to do." (Experiencing God, page
Contributed by Jack Kale on May 10, 2016
Cobia, Bigfoot, and God
I’ve been three times now and I’m starting to lose hope. I keep hearing rumors about these tasty leviathans that meander just off the second sandbar on their annual pilgrimage around the Gulf of Mexico. I’ve heard rumors of folks catching them off the pier and even
Feeling better has become more important to us than finding God. --
Contributed by Jack Kale on Apr 6, 2016
Easter Eggs and the Bloodhound in Your Soul
The rain forced us inside for our annual family Easter egg hunt, but we had a blast anyway. The kids started by hiding 120 eggs in the kitchen and den while the adults played cards in the dining room. Gangee, Pap-Pap, Uncle Paul, Aunt Kathryn, my
One difference between Christianity and other world religions. Christianity teaches us that we are lost persons and can not find God by ourselves (e.g. the parables of the lost sheep and lost coin). So God’s Son, Jesus Christ came to find us out. In other world
Contributed by Paul Kuzma on Feb 19, 2002
It is good to learn early enough that suffering and God are not a contradiction but rather a unity, for the idea that God himself is suffering is one that has always been one of the most convincing teachings of Christianity. I think God is nearer to suffering than to happiness, and to find God in
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Dec 24, 2003
A mother of a five-year-old girl was startled to find her going through a new Bible storybook and circling the word "God" wherever appeared on the page. Stifling her first reaction to reprimand the child for defacing a book, she quietly asked, "Why are doing that?" The
Contributed by Todd Catteau on Jan 19, 2009
The ultimately lost person is the person who cannot want God. Who cannot want God to be God. Multitudes of such people pass by every day, and pass into eternity. The reason they do not find God is that they do not want him or, at least, do not want him to be
Contributed by Ryan Johnson on Mar 6, 2002
The story is told of a young student who went to his spiritual teacher and asked the question, "Master, how can I truly find God?" The teacher asked the student to accompany him to the river, which ran by the village and invited him to go into the water. When they got to the middle of the stream,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2010
Selling Anti-aging Products is Big Business
Americans spend more than $20 billion annually on various anti-aging products that claim to cure baldness, remove wrinkles, build muscle, and renew the powers of youth. Can those products deliver what they promise? Dr. Thomas Perls of Boston University
FOCUS ON GOD'S PURPOSES, NOT YOURS
Blackaby states in Experiencing God, "You never find God asking persons to dream up what they want to do for Him" (28, workbook)
He adds, "To live a God–centered life, you must focus your life on God’s purposes, not your own plans. You must seek to see from
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
The mother of seven-year-old Karen was startled to find her going through a new Bible storybook and circling the word "God" wherever it appeared on the page. Stifling her urge to reprimand the child for defacing the book, the mother quietly asked, ’Why are you doing that?"
THIS IS PRETTY AMAZING
What is the shortest chapter in the Bible?
Answer - Psalms 117
What is the longest chapter in the Bible?
Answer - Psalms 119
Which chapter is in the center of the Bible?
Answer - Psalms 118
Fact: There are 594 chapters before Psalms 118