Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Jun 1, 2011
GOD’S GLORY AT MARANATHA
At the 2009 Kansas high school state track championship, an unusual thing happened. The team that won the girls 3,200-meter relay was disqualified. But what happened next was even more unusual. The team that was awarded the state championship by default turned right around
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
THE FOLLY OF GLORY
Some men become proud and insolent because they ride a fine horse, wear a feather in their hat or are dressed in a fine suit of clothes. Who does not see the folly of this? If there be any glory in such things, the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 8, 2011
VISIONS OF GLORY
Chan Gailey, who just began his second season as head coach for the Buffalo Bills, got his start coaching football at Alabama's Troy State University. In 1984, with a 12-1 record, he led the Troy State Trojans to a Division II NCAA national championship. A week before the big
Contributed by Todd Catteau on May 29, 2023
Don’t you just love spring? It’s simply glorious. Trees blooming. Plants blossoming. It’s all so beautiful. Unless of course you were looking at my front yard earlier this year.
Last summer we bought three bushes that looked so promising. The leaves were supposed to turn all kinds of spectacular
THE GLORY OF AGING
A woman nearly 100 years old wrote:
This old shell in which I dwell
Is growing old, I know full well,
But I am not the shell.
What if my hair is turning gray,
Gray hair is honorable, they say.
What if my sight is growing dim,
I still can see to follow Him.
What should I care
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"The promise of glory is the promise, almost incredible, and only possible by the work of Christ, that some of us, that any of us who
Contributed by Chris Jordan on Apr 4, 2008
QUOTE: Charles Spurgeon, A View of God’s Glory.
“Now, what attribute is God about to show to Moses? His petition is, “Show me thy glory.” Will God show him his justice? His holiness? His wrath? His power? No. Hear the still small voice – “I will make all my goodness pass before you.” Ah!
Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 19, 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 23, 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 12, 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 "Jesus
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 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 emotion.
Contributed by Ken Henson on Jun 24, 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 pray
GOD'S GLORY AND OUR HAPPINESS
Jonathan Edwards writes:
God in seeking his glory seeks the good of his creatures, because the emanation of his glory ... implies the ... happiness of his creatures. And in communicating his fullness for them, he does it for himself, because their good, which he
Contributed by Michael Grant on Sep 2, 2016
What if God, wanting to show His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath prepared for destruction, and that He might make known the riches of His glory on the vessels of mercy, which He had prepared beforehand for glory, even us whom He called, not
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Jan 28, 2007
“If we consider the greatness and the glory of the life we shall have when we have risen from the dead, it would not be difficult at all for us to bear the concerns of this world. If I believe the Word, I shall on the Last Day, after the sentence has been pronounced, not only gladly have suffered
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 27, 2008
STEALING HIS GLORY
Recently, we heard about what happened in the capital in Washington State.
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- An atheist group unveiled an anti-religion placard/sign in the state Capitol, joining a Christian Nativity scene and "holiday tree" on display during December.
The atheists' sign was
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 28, 2010
THE WEIGHT OF GLORY IN A HUMAN SOUL
Truth: Christ and the cross unify the church when they are kept the priority of the church.
In his great message given at Oxford University Church in 1941, C.S. Lewis spoke about the weight of glory within each human soul. "There are no ordinary people," said