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  • The Fire  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 1, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,847 views

    THE FIRE H. A. Ironside told the story of pioneers who were making their way across one of the central states to a distant place that had been opened up for homesteading. They traveled in covered wagons drawn by oxen, and progress was necessarily slow. One day they were horrified to note a ...read more

  • The Fire

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
     | 731 views

    Illustration: The Fire H. A. Ironside told the story of pioneers who were making their way across one of the central states to a distant place that had been opened up for homesteading. They traveled in covered wagons drawn by oxen, and progress was necessarily slow. One day they were horrified to ...read more

  • Sitting By The Fire

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 5, 2008
     | 762 views

    Sitting by the Fire An old man sat by an open fire and dreamed the years away, While, outside in the battle of life, many perished in the toils of day. He never did any good, nor did he ever do any wrong. He just sat by the open fire and dreamed the whole day long. Now he’s left a vacant ...read more

  • Celebration Fires

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 724 views

    CELEBRATION FIRES During the dark winter of 1864, at Petersburg, Virginia, the Confederate army of Robert E. Lee faced the Union divisions of General Ulysses S. Grant. Late one evening one of Lee's generals, Major General George Pickett, received word that his wife had given birth to a beautiful ...read more

  • The Spirituality Of Fire

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 25, 2010
     | 577 views

    THE SPIRITUALITY OF FIRE The pagans thought of a cycle of destruction by fire and renewal, destruction by fire and renewal. The monotheistic Zoroastrians thought of fire strictly as a purification. But the Jews and early Christians associated fire with the destruction of the ...read more

  • Sermon Fire

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 22, 2010
     | 535 views

    SERMON FIRE Preacher who asked his wife: "Should I have put more fire into my sermon?" Wife replied: "You should ...read more

  • Consuming Fire

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Dec 4, 2010
     | 756 views

    CONSUMING FIRE Every year there is at least one story or a wildfire born of carelessness quickly spreads, consuming the thick, dried-out vegetation and almost everything else in its path. What was once a forest becomes a virtual powder keg of untapped fuel. In a seemingly instantaneous burst, ...read more

  • Church On Fire

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Jun 15, 2011
     | 2,114 views

    CHURCH ON FIRE Here's an interesting article that goes well with Pentecost. The article’s title read, "Fireworks Blamed for Church Fire." The story begins, "Fireworks were blamed for a fire that tore through a church in Brush Prairie, on Monday... . The church's roof collapsed as the fire ...read more

  • Fire Of Discipleship

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Jul 26, 2011
     | 1,326 views

    FIRE OF DISCIPLESHIP I love to make a campfire. Many years ago I remember going on a fishing trip in the mountains of Arizona. There were about 10 men from our church and it was a great time of fellowship. It was my duty to get the fire going. Well get it going I did. I had it so hot in that ...read more

  • The Lord's Fire

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 22, 2011
     | 480 views

    THE LORD'S FIRE The Lord’s fire will either consume us from the inside out or ...read more

  • Fire In The Hole  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,302 views

    FIRE IN THE HOLE Centralia was a small mining town in the eastern part of Pennsylvania with about 1000 residents making their income off of the coal dug just underneath the crust. The town had existed the same way for over a century when pre-Civil War settlers moved out to dig up the anthracite ...read more

  • Hearts On Fire

    Contributed by Richard Francis on Sep 12, 2011
     | 793 views

    HEARTS ON FIRE As the streets in the UK burn during the recent riots. I cannot help but think this country needs Christians with hearts on fire for Christ, for their nieghbours and community. Lets walk with the dejected disiples on their way from ...read more

  • The Boat Is On Fire  PRO

    Contributed by Jerry Thorpe on Mar 8, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,028 views

    THE BOAT IS ON FIRE Robert E. Lee pleasure boat. Steamed out of Vicksburg. Hundreds of people were aboard. After midnight the boat caught fire. The captain discovered it and told his first mate to rush down through the saloon and down every corridor to wake everyone up. He didn't have time ...read more

  • The Refiner's Fire  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Harrison on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 297 ratings
     | 2,963 views

    THE REFINER'S FIRE The story is told of a group of women that met for Bible study. While studying in the book of Malachi, chapter three, they came across verse three which says: "He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver." This verse puzzled the women and they wondered how this statement ...read more

  • Where's The Fire?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
     | 728 views

    WHERE’S THE FIRE? In a small town, the volunteer fire department’s telephone was answered by the policeman on duty, who would in turn sound the fire whistle to rally the volunteers to duty. One Saturday morning, the town chief of police, had just come on duty when the fire department phone rang. ...read more

  • Firing People Is A Lot Like Being In A Firing ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
     | 558 views

    "Firing people is a lot like being in a firing squad. Obviously, its very traumatic pulling the trigger but ...read more

  • Object Talk: On Fire For God

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 15, 2008
     | 555 views

    Object Talk: On Fire for God [We had a display made of wooden stick matches; they pictured a fairly elaborate cross. People would take a matchstick with them and pray if they desired.] I want to give you something. It is a symbol to remind you to give God control of the spiritual area of your ...read more

  • Where The Fire Has Been

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 27, 2008
     | 694 views

    WHERE THE FIRE HAS BEEN H. A. Ironside told the story of pioneers who were making their way across one of the central states to a distant place that had been opened up for homesteading. They traveled in covered wagons drawn by oxen, and progress was necessarily slow. One day they were horrified ...read more

  • How To Start A Fire

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 767 views

    HOW TO START A FIRE The great Chicago fire of October 8-10, 1871, reportedly began when a cow kicked over a lantern in Mrs. O'Leary's barn. Indeed, there was a cow in the barn belonging to Patrick and Catherine O'Leary of De Koven Street, Chicago, and fire did start in that barn. Why did the ...read more

  • The Tallest Tree Draws The Fire  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 11, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 522 views

    THE TALLEST TREE DRAWS THE FIRE 1991 U.S. Open – Hazeltine National Golf Course, just outside Minneapolis, MN. A peaceful, calm day. Gray clouds rush swiftly overhead within minutes. Lightning is spotted; a golfer’s worst nightmare. Storm sirens soon blast as a fierce thunderstorm blows ...read more