Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 25, 2001
Gary Ingrid, who has written extensively on friendship, tells the tale of some parents on the East coast who got a telephone call from their son during the Korean War. They were thrilled, because they hadn’t heard from him for many months. He said he was in San Francisco on his way home.
It¡¦s so easy to criticize what others are doing. If you look diligently enough you can find something wrong with everything. A farmer¡¦s neighbor was so negative, criticizing everything and anything. The farmer bought a new plow, the neighbor said it would rust soon. The farmer remarked how it
Contributed by Jim Kane on Jul 16, 2001
Great Reasons To Be A Guy
· Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat.
· You can kill your own food.
· Three pairs of shoes are way more than enough.
· You can quietly watch a game with your buddy for hours without ever thinking, "He must be mad at me."
· Wedding dress: $2,000. Tuxedo
Contributed by Ken Pell on Jul 3, 2007
Can you imagine what it was like for the church in Smyrna as they watched their beloved and aged pastor burn at the stake? Polycarp was his name. he was a disciple of Jesus’ disciple, the Apostle John. One could tell it immediately because he possessed the same tenderness
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 27, 2015
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are
Contributed by Hansel Young on Nov 15, 2007
John Stott wrote, “I could never believe in God, if it were not for the cross… In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it? I have entered many Buddhist temples in different Asian countries and stood respectfully before the statue of Buddha, his legs crossed, arms
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Mar 29, 2005
“Our Jacob’s Ladder!” John 20:19-31 Key verse(s) 19:“On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you!.’”
It’s hard to keep your mind on hope when you are
Contributed by Pat Cook on Oct 7, 2005
I’m told of a turkey farmer who was always experimenting with breeding to perfect a better turkey. His family was fond of the leg portion for dinner and there were never enough legs for everyone. After many frustrating attempts, the farmer was relating the results of his efforts to his friends at
Contributed by Paul Steffens on Dec 11, 2007
Jesus wasn’t knocking on the door of the Brewery...
He wasn’t knocking on the door of the Brothel...
He wasn’t knocking on the door of the Night Club...
He wasn’t knocking on the door of the Casino...
He wasn’t knocking on
Contributed by Fred Sigle on Jun 7, 2007
In June 1839, a Spanish schooner left the shore of Havana, Cuba and set SAIL for Porta Prince, another part of the ISLAND. The CARGO in the BOWELS of La Amistad (the name of the BOAT, which ironically means, The Friendship) was 53 Africans KIDNAPPED from the Mendi village of West Africa and
The Spirit of Power that we receive is not like the human power that we recognize as strong. It’s a power unlike anything we can do on our own.
A young man growing up in the wrong part of Houston became a bully. He would get in fights in school, in the neighborhood, and began mugging people to