Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 20, 2010
Mark is a young businessman who does business in China. Each time he has gone to China, he has asked God to reveal to him whom he might speak to on behalf of Jesus. What might happen if every one of you went to work praying for God to reveal to him whom he might speak to on behalf of Jesus. You’re
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
BACH AND THE GLORY OF GOD
J. S. Bach said, "All music should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the soul's refreshment; where this is not remembered there is no real music but only a devilish hub-bub."
He headed his compositions: "J. J." "Jesus Juva" which means "Jesus help
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 13, 2010
BACH: THE GLORY OF GOD
Johann Sebastian Bach said, "All music should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the soul's refreshment; where this is not remembered there is no real music but only a devilish hub-bub."
He headed his compositions: "J. J." "Jesus Juva" which means
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2011
HAYDN GIVES GLORY TO GOD
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) was present at the Vienna Music Hall, where his oratorio The Creation was being performed. Weakened by age, the great composer was confined to a wheelchair. As the majestic work moved along, the audience was caught up with tremendous
Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Aug 23, 2009
SEEING IN THE GLORY OF GOD
Tom Long, professor of Homiletics at Candler School of Theology, tells the story of striking up a conversation with a man on a plane. He said they shared the normal kind of nice chit chat, sharing what they each did for a living and sharing pictures of their families.
"The stars are God's fingerprints. The sun is a mere smidgen of His radiance. The moon is to remind us that He doesn't sleep at night. The vastness of space proclaims the infinity of His wisdom, while the sand pebble indicates His thoroughness with the puniest details. The lion hints
Contributed by Ken Henson on Jun 25, 2012
GLORY TO GOD FIRST
A man came to Pastor Chuck, the church that I went to for several years while in California, and he said to the pastor that he wanted to make a large donation - about one million dollar donation. The pastor said to that, "Wow -- that is a lot of money. Let me go first and
BEFORE YOU CAN KNOW GOD’S WILL....
When we are asked about knowing the will of God, we usually hurry to Romans 12:1-2 and give info about the "perfect will of God." But we may be missing something if that is the case. The New Testament was originally written in letters, not in chapter formats.
Contributed by Ken Pell on Jul 3, 2007
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Johann Sebastian Bach was born into the musical family of Bachs in 1685. By the age of ten, both of his parents were dead. Early in his friction-filled life, young Johann determined he would write music … music for the glory of God … and this he did.
A young preacher in Ft. Worth, Texas was trying to make an impression on a Pastor Search Team who had come to his church to hear him preach. The young man was preaching on the time in the Old Testament when God had enough with His disobedient people and finally said to them, "Ichabod!", which
THE FINGERPRINTS OF GOD
The stars are God's fingerprints. The sun is a mere smidgen of his radiance. The moon is to remind us that he doesn't sleep at night. The vastness of space proclaims the infinity of his wisdom, while the sand pebble indicates his thoroughness with the puniest details.
IS YOUR GOD TOO SMALL?
"If God were small enough to be UNDERSTOOD........He would not be big enough to be
"Worship is a feast in which God is the host, the cook, the waiter, and the meal
FAMISHING FOR HIS PRESENCE
"The world is perishing for lack of the knowledge of God, and the church is famishing for
-John Piper wrote a paper--written years ago (1995)--on how Christian leaders should avoid sexual sin. Piper lists ten potential pitfalls and proposes ten protections against them:
• PITFALL: Falling in love with the present world.
PROTECTION: Think long and hard about the deadly poison of
“If you don't see the greatness of God, then all the things that money can buy become very enticing. If you can't see the sun, you will be impressed with a street light. If you've never felt thunder and lightning, you'll be impressed with fireworks. And, if you turn your back on
Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Mar 7, 2002
Definition of Stewardship. "Stewardship is the proper management of one’s
So what did I discover about this term glory from the Bible:
* I discovered that in many Old Testament references we are told by Scripture to give God the glory that is due His name.
* I discovered that heaven is filled with the glory of God and the angels sing about it.
* I discovered that
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
Praise is like a plow set to go deep into the soil of believers' hearts. It lets the glory of God
Contributed by Davidson Goh on Aug 7, 2007
Worship is never meant to serve any other purpose except the glory of