Contributed by Mike Hamilton on Apr 2, 2003
The Baton Rouge Gideon Camp sponsored a Gideon Day at Angola Penitentiary. They took Bibles into the cells of prisoners to tell them about the love of God. One of these Gideons was named Luther. When he walked into Charlie Frazier’s cell, the prisoner started cursing him. Charlie Frazier was a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 6, 2006
Gideons International celebrated 100 years on 7/1, with 870 million Bibles and New Testaments distributed since its founding. (Foster
Introduction: Phurah, Gideon’s servant, is only mentioned twice in the entire Bible—here in this passage—but what he did certainly speaks volumes.
Text, Judges 7:9-11, KJV: 9 And it came to pass the same night, that the LORD said unto him, Arise, get thee down unto the host; for I have delivered
Contributed by Troy Borst on Mar 2, 2001
The Gideons tell the true story about a taxi driver who was quite a scoundrel. His name is Herbie and he lived ad worked in Manilla in the Philippines. He, like many people, wanted to learn English, but for the purpose of being able to swindle his customers out of their money. He grabbed the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2009
Gideons International has distributed 1.4 billion Bibles and New Testaments since July
Contributed by Greg Bond on Dec 28, 2009
And Gideon said unto him, Oh my Lord, if the LORD be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt? but now the
Story: When I was younger, I used to wonder why on earth Matthew and Luke recorded the genealogies of Christ. That is until I met Gideon Miller.
Gideon Miller was an extraordinary man. He was about 5’6” and had size 16 shoes. He was married to a German woman who had been a member of the Hitler
Contributed by George Rennau on Mar 30, 2003
We heard the story of a man who asked for a Gideon Bible …He said the paper is very fine and perfect for rolling his cigarettes. The Gideon gave him the Bible on the condition that he before using the pages that he read them front and back. The man proceeded to smoke his way through Matthew,
The Angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon while he was busy threshing wheat to hide it from the midianites. And said to Gideon, the Lord is with you mighty man of Valour. The one who reside in you is bigger that your dilemma. Gideon did not realise his potential until the angel appeared to him and
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2009
Approximately 2,300 people are potentially exposed to every Gideon-distributed hotel Bible every 6
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Mar 4, 2009
The news told of a hotel in California trying to be as "green" as possible. So they took out Gideon bible from the rooms, and put
Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Dec 8, 2009
In the spring of 1851, he accepted a newly created teaching position at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), in Lexington, Virginia. He became Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy and Instructor of Artillery. Despite the high quality of his work, he was not popular as a teacher. His
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Sep 24, 2006
John N. Oswalt, professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages, Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore, Kentucky): “Isaiah calls to mind historic events which would give credence to the eschatological [last times, end times, judgement] hope. Gideon and his people, faced by an oppressive horde,
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 14, 2001
Paul Harvey made this comment on one of his radio programs. He said, "You know, in every Ramada Inn in the U.S. there is an AIDS prevention kit in the drawer of the night-stand." Then he repeated it. He said, "In every Ramada Inn in the U.S., in the drawer
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Aug 21, 2007
“The church, especially in the realm of evangelicalism, has over history bounced between two extremes. On the one hand isolationism, which makes us very sure of what we have to say but there’s no one to talk to, on the other an absorption by the culture, which gives us someone to
Noah was a drunk.
Abraham was too old.
Isaac was a daydreamer.
Jacob was a liar.
Joseph was abused.
Moses had a stuttering problem.
Gideon was afraid.
Sampson was a womanizer.
Rahab was a prostitute.
Jeremiah and Timothy were too young.
David had an affair and was a murderer.
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jun 6, 2001
The system of chapters was introduced in A.D. 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro, while the verse notations were added in 1551 by Robertus Stephanus, after the advent of printing.
According to statistics from Wycliffe International, the Society of Gideons, and the International
Contributed by Troy Mason on Sep 9, 2002
ILLUS p. 800 – It is observable that God has often called men to places of dignity and honor when they have busy and honest employment of their vocation. Saul was seeking his father’s donkeys and David his father’s sheep when called to the Kingdom. The shepherds were feeding their flocks when
Contributed by Curt Cizek on Sep 18, 2007
On June 1, 1953 a boy named David was born in New York. 22 years In 1975, however, I met some guys at a party who were, I later found out, heavily involved in the occult.
Witchcraft, Satanism, occult, horror and Satanic movies, Satanic bible, occult rituals and incantations. Began to kill. David
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2006
The end result of all of this is sadly illustrated in the book, Reforming Fundamentalism, by George A. Marsden, which informs that 85% of the students in one of America’s largest evangelical seminaries stated that they do not believe in the inerrancy of Scripture. Beyond that, a poll of 10,000