Contributed by Michael West on Oct 2, 2008
The Lord of Hosts (the God of the Armies)
Approximately thirty different occasions the Lord unites His eternal nature to the human need of His servant. However, there is one name that stands apart from these and occurs around 290 times in the Bible. That's almost ten times the sum of all the
Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
Fathers Protect Their Nests
There was a hunter on a hunting expedition in the Amazon. It was the last day of the trip. He rose early in the morning to enjoy one more day in the jungle. As he was watching the sun rise, he noticed a family of large birds. The mother bird is tending to the baby
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 9, 2008
There was excitement all through the orphanage, for a lady had come to take little Jane home with her. The girl was sort of nervous about the thought of becoming the kind ladies child, "Do you want to go with me and be my child?" the lady asked her in a gentle tone.
The little girl said,” I
Contributed by Charles Jones on Oct 21, 2008
The phrase "He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay…" indicates that God did not just see what David was going through and He did not just listen as David talked; He did
Contributed by Todd Brock on Nov 13, 2008
TO HEAR MY HEAD RATTLE
My grandpa had a saying that always made me laugh. When he felt like we were not listening to him he would say, "I'm not talking to hear my head rattle!"
Can I tell you God doesn't speak to hear His head rattle! When He says something He means it and everything He
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2009
WHO IS GOD THE FATHER?
In 2006, a sociologist at Baylor University released a study done by the Gallup organization that identified four views people had of God.
31.4 percent believe in an "Authoritarian God," a God who is angry at humanity’s sins.
23 percent believe in a "Benevolent God"
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 2, 2009
My children are gone this week. They will be back in a few days. I know what Zane will do. When he comes home, he will find me and tackle me and put his arms around me and say, "Daddy!"
This should be our attitude toward God our Father. And one day, very soon, we will
Contributed by Louis Pantelis on May 21, 2009
GO GET YOUR OWN
One day a group of scientists got together and decided that man had come along way and no longer needed God. So they picked one scientist to go and tell Him that they were done with Him.
The scientist walked up to God and said "God, we’ve decided that we no longer need you;
Contributed by Louis Pantelis on May 21, 2009
GOOD GOD ALMIGHTY
I am reminded of the story of the fellow that always fell asleep during the pastor’s sermon. The wife had decided to keep him awake - so she took a large hair pin with the intention of sticking him with it when he nodded off. Sure enough, right in the middle of the pastor’s
Contributed by Chris Surber on Jun 15, 2008
THE FATHER LOVES YOU
The memory of one particular evening when my wife and I lived in Florida remains fresh in my mind. We were invited by some friends to listen to their children's contemporary Christian band play some of their new songs at the "Coffee Spot" in New Port Ritchie, Florida.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009
Have you heard about Pocket God? It’s one of the top-selling video game applications for Apple’s iPhone. Here’s the game description found on iTunes:
"What kind of god would you be? Benevolent or vengeful? Play Pocket God and discover the answer within yourself. On a remote island,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 12, 2009
A Michigan factory worker, earning less than ten thousand dollars a year, was an unknowing heir to a half-million dollars. When located by an investigator some years after his benefactor’s death, the worker explained that he had neither returned home nor kept in touch with
Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 18, 2009
In my opinion, the best sportscaster today is an ESPN football guy named Chris Berman. When he does his TV show called Prime Time, he shows highlights and announces guys by nicknames that he created, here are some:
David "Green" Akers
Steve "Chariots of" Fireovid
Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 31, 2009
I’ll never forget an experience I had with my son Ethan.
When Ethan was about 2 years old, he had been playing and had fallen and cut open his chin. It was bad enough for Nicole and I to take him to A.I. DuPont Hospital for children. After the doctors examined his cut they
Contributed by Chris Surber on Nov 14, 2009
On my recent pilgrimage to Israel one of the many profound experiences occurred on the airplane prior to even leaving JFK International in New York.
After I was seated on the huge double Decker airplane which took us directly to Tel Aviv, I noticed a large Orthodox Jewish family making their way
Contributed by Chris Jordan on Dec 5, 2009
I WILL NOT VEX MY FATHER
"There is the story of half-a-dozen boys who had severe fathers, accustomed to beat them within an inch of their lives. Another boy was with them who was well beloved by his parents, and known to do so. These young boys met together to hold a council of war about robbing
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2008
WE CARVE WHAT WE ALREADY SEE
I heard the story once of a great Cherokee wood carver. He took logs and sat them on a stump outside his back door and sat in front of that log sometimes for hours just staring at it. Finally, he would pick up his carving tools and start carving the most beautiful of
Contributed by David Hodgin on Jun 24, 2009
REMEMBER WHO YOUR DADDY IS
George Foreman is famous for many things: boxing champion, pitchman, grill guru, television celebrity, and, he named all five of his sons, George. When asked why he gave all his sons the same name, he usually quips something like, "If you’d been hit in the head as many
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jun 24, 2009
THE GRACE-FILLED FATHER
Six-year-old Brandon decided one Saturday morning to fix his parents pancakes. He found a big bowl and spoon, pulled a chair to the counter, opened the cupboard, and pulled out the heavy flour canister, spilling it on the floor. He scooped some of the flour into the
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Nov 7, 2002
Many years ago, a captain of an English ship sailing near Turkey was caught in a storm. As there was no harbour nearby he let down the anchor, but the wind blew so fiercely that it began to drag the anchor. It couldn’t get a grip on the sandy seabed and so the ship began to drift. Another anchor