Contributed by Michael Milton on Jul 26, 2002
Shortly before I left Savannah, the headlines in the Savannah News were all about Baby Grace. Baby Grace was a newborn girl discovered in a dumpster by a garbage worker. Amidst the refuse of a ghetto area of Savannah, lying in pornography, in the green broken glass of discarded cheap wine bottles,
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 19, 2001
A certain medieval monk announced he would be preaching next Sunday evening on "The Love of God." As the shadows fell and the light ceased to come in through the cathedral windows, the congregation gathered. In the darkness of the altar, the monk lighted a candle and carried it to the crucifix.
Contributed by Karl Eckhoff on Aug 26, 2002
For Joachim Neander praise was evoked by life-changing memories from his youth. To say he was a rebel is probably an understatement. Most of his youth was spent with little regard for God and His Word. Sometimes he even outrightly mocked the Word of God and those who preached it. Neander and
Though none of us deserve it, God wants to help us. Jesus did what the law could not do. The law protected the community from contamination as mentioned earlier. But, Jesus as he defied the law’s ban not to touch those who were lepers. He reached out and touched the untouchable. That is how great
Contributed by Rick Labate on Feb 19, 2003
Let me tell you of the story of a dog named “Gelert.” Gelert’s master was a prince from North Wales who lived in the 13th century in the town of Beddgelert.
The prince returned from a hunt, walked into his bedroom and found his infant son missing and his crib bathed in blood. There by the
THE DOG GONE STORY!
Many years ago before airplanes and the great jets of today, people had to travel by ships.
These great ocean going vessels were very slow sailing across long distances.
The King of Greece made the decision to travel to the USA. The King had heard of the vast land and
Contributed by Mark Mccool on Apr 21, 2003
Some years ago in south Louisiana, on the I-10 bridge between Baton Rouge and Lafayette, there were two men who had seen an 18 wheeler veer off the bridge, breaking through the railing, and plunging off into the bayou below. As they drove near it, they pulled over to the side of the highway and
Contributed by Tom Doubt on Jun 30, 2003
A man went fishing on the Susquehanna River, near Harrisburg, PA. in the spring time. The water was raging, so rather than rowing, he tied his boat to a tree and let the rope out so the boat could get offshore. The line untied from the tree and the boat was swept away, only to be dashed to pieces
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Dec 22, 2005
When Martin Luther was printing his translation of the Bible in Germany, pieces of the printed Scripture fell to the floor. A young girl picked one of them up and read the phrase of our text, “For God so loved the world that he gave”. The rest of the sentence was missing. That moment for her was
Contributed by Brian Eatock on Jan 23, 2006
When God was about to create man, according to a Jewish legend, He took into His counsel the angels that stood about his throne. “Create him not,” said the angel of Justice, “for if Thou dost he will commit all kinds of wickedness against his fellow men; he will be hard and cruel and dishonest and
Contributed by Bo Dunford on Jan 25, 2006
An anonymous story which I have read several times is a supreme example of sacrifice!
* It has challenged me and blessed my life and I’d like to pass it on to you to close this message.
B) In a very large city there was a little newspaper boy, whose name was Johnny!
* Early one chilly spring
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2006
"The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us; just as the roof of a sunhouse does not attract the sun because it is bright,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2006
"The Scotch catechism says that man’s chief end is ’to glorify God and enjoy Him forever.’ But we shall then know that these are the same thing. Fully to enjoy is to glorify. In commanding us
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Feb 24, 2006
The Bible tells us this about love, “So we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. (1 John 4:16) In the very same epistle we find that Scriptures warn us with, “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.” (1
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Mar 15, 2006
In 1915, Colonel T. E. Lawrence was traveling across the desert with some Arabs. Things were desperate. The food was almost gone, and the water was down to its last few drops. Their hoods over their heads to shelter them from the wind which was like a flame, and which was full of the stinging
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2004
As a Pastor I have preached many times on how much we are loved. I have an illustration that was shared with me that I use quite often as I preach. I would like to share it so that others may see that indeed we are truly loved. We know that no greater love has ever been shown than Jesus giving His
Contributed by Gregory Fisher on Jul 1, 2004
When I lived in Ghana I remember hearing about a certain man. He lived in a village near Kumasi that is known for the production of kinte cloth. You know these Ghanaians dress very smartly in their kinte cloth. This particular man was very talented at cloth weaving, and designed and wove a very
Contributed by Richard Arnold on Dec 7, 2004
Private First Class Milton L. Olive III was born November 7, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois. He died on October 22, 1966, just shy of his 20th birthday in Phu Cuong, Vietnam. The citation for his Medal of Honor reads as follows:
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life
Contributed by Frank Zerbel on Feb 4, 2005
I remember setting in the church office working on a sermon when I heard something in the sanctuary. As I got out there I saw a ragged young man stepping out the door. I caught up with him and asked if I could help him. He was crying and proceeded to tell me who he was and that he felt something