Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 1, 2002
Malcolm, a man with a terrible temper, was playing a round of golf with his pastor. After leaving three straight putts on the edge of the cup, Malcolm exploded. "I missed!" he screamed. "How could I miss?" With that he heaved his putter into a nearby lake, kicked a wheel on the golf cart and drove
Contributed by Dana Chau on Jan 20, 2003
Supreme Court Justice Horace Gray once said to the man who escaped conviction on a technicality: "I know that you are guilty and you know it, and I wish you to remember that one day you will stand before a better and wiser Judge, and
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 11, 2003
The following incident is vouched for by a Church of England clergyman who knew all the circumstances.
A young woman, who had been brought up in a Christian home and who had often had very serious convictions in regard to the importance of coming to Christ, chose instead to take the way of the
Contributed by Dana Chau on Jul 21, 2003
SIZE ME UP
When Tom Haggai went off to college, his dad said to him:
"Remember, son, God is more interested in you than anything you’ll do, but whatever you do, do it well, for you never know when
Contributed by Brad Beaman on Jul 24, 2003
In the fifteen hundreds there was a protestant reformer in England by the name of Hugh Latimer. He was known as a great preacher of his day and he had many opportunities to preach. One of his opportunities was to preach before the King Henry VIII of England. He thought about his great
Contributed by Pat Cook on Nov 2, 2003
Once there was a pastor who was such a golf addict that one Sunday he called in sick and went golfing instead. Two angels were above him on the golf course, discussing the situation. One angel said, “You just wait. I’m gonna punish him good for this.” The other angel just floated back to see what
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Feb 28, 2005
Henry Blackaby -On Tsumani
Blackaby says natural disasters can point to God’s judgment
By Ken Walker
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The author of the bestselling "Experiencing God" study thinks divine retribution was at work in the tsunami that struck southern Asia in late December.
Contributed by Bill Sullivan on May 25, 2005
Paul knew that the wisdom and scope of God’s plan, which had been outlined in the verses prior to this verse, as well as in the previous chapter, was brought about by His amazing power.
Not necessarily just the power we can see, but perhaps even more often in the power we cannot see at work,
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Feb 26, 2002
“His One Mistake”
He brushed his teeth twice a day. The doctor examined him twice a year. He wore rubbers when it rained. He slept with the windows opened. He stuck to a diet with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. He golfed—but never more than 18 holes at a time. He got at least 8
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2002
Back in May of 1969 a national magazine told the story of Port Royal, Jamaica…. “Cities have been smothered with volcanic ash, leveled by hurricanes, shaken apart by earthquakes. But no disaster quite matches the one that struck Port Royal, Jamaica, at 11:43 a.m., on June 7,
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 15, 2002
An Indianapolis patrolman ran into trouble while investigating a routine traffic mishap. His problem began after he had interviewed witnesses, arrested one of the drivers, and written up the accident report. He suddenly noticed that the offending motorist was chewing on something that wasn’t gum.
Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Apr 27, 2002
I was not one of his fans personally, but for many NASCAR fans, the death of racing legend Dale Earhardt at the 2001 Daytona 500 is still fresh in their minds. On the final lap of the race, he crashed into the wall at a speed of around 180 miles per hour after being tapped from behind. I remember
Contributed by Martin Wiles on May 9, 2002
Emperor Julian of Rome professed Christianity in his early years of power but later turned savagely against Christians and vowed to exterminate them. One day as a Roman soldier was whipping a Christian, Julian the Apostate, as he became known, said, ’ Where is your Carpenter of Nazareth now?’ The
Contributed by Wayne Major on Jun 7, 2002
GOT IT COMIN'
Clint Eastwood Westerns are great movies. One of his later movies is titled “Unforgiven.” In the movie, Eastwood plays the part of an aging gunfighter who lost his taste for killing many years before. He and his old partner, played by Morgan Freeman, are lured by the rumor of a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 9, 2002
WE SHOULD HAVE BEEN QUIET
In the summer of 1959, my father left his two sons on the side of a South Dakota road with only their comic books. They had been fighting and screaming in the back seat and despite repeated warnings they continued to be boys.
I remember the feeling of watching the
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 10, 2002
Rudyard Kipling wrote, “Lo, all the pomp of yesterday, is one with Ninevah and Tyre. Judge of the nations, spare
Contributed by David Parks on Aug 15, 2002
No One Expected Me!
I dreamed death came the other night
And heaven’s gate swung wide.
With kindly grace an angel fair
Ushered me inside.
And there, to my astonishment
Stood folks I’d known on earth.
Some I’d judged and labeled as
“Unfit”, “Of little worth”.
Indignant words rose
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 13, 2002
Because of a minor infraction, a shipmate of mine aboard the USS Reeves, bound for Japan, was busted one rank, fined and given extra duty for three weeks.
Looking forward to celebrating his 21st birthday on July 22, he consoled himself every night during his extra duty by
After a three-month summer recess, on October 3,1994, the Supreme Court of the United States opened its 1994-95 term. According to the New York Times News Service, the court’s legal business for that first day could be summed up with one word: no. The court announced it had refused to hear more