Contributed by Fred Sigle on Oct 18, 2000
A husband went through the heartache of seeing his dearly loved wife die an EXCRUCIATING death. His response was a common statement under the circumstances. He said, ’Well, I must accept it. It’s the WILL of God.; The IRONY of that statement surfaces when we look at the FACTS.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
Ann Kimball had a marvelous way of talking about Jesus. She was the dean of women at Eastern Nazarene College in Boston, and she would speak all over the country. She was flying from Boston to San Francisco to speak, and she said she was just so tired from the week that she sat down in
Charles Swindoll from his book The Mystery of Gods Will (pgs 44-51) gives us the following insight in how we can know:
1. God leads us through His written Word.
2. God leads us through the inner prompting of the HS.
3. God leads us through the counsel of wise, qualified
WHAT IS THE LITTLE AMONG SO GREAT A NEED?
JESUS ALREADY KNEW WHAT HE WAS GOING TO DO!
JESUS JUST WANTED TO SEE WHAT KIND OF FAITH PHILIP HAD?
PHILIP HAD THE FAITH --- BUT THEY LET GO OF THE FAITH --- THEN GOD!
A. THERE IS MORE TO THE TEST THAN JUST REALIZING PEOPLE ARE HUNGRY!
Contributed by Todd Leupold on Aug 4, 2008
Things that compete with peace are like the weeds competing with your flowers to dominate the space, nutrients, sunlight, water and character of your garden or lawn.
Weeds so easily spread, multiply and thrive because they are at their best when they are most shallow. You see,
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
“Intercession for Our Armed Forces”
Psalm 33:16-18 says “No king is saved by the size of his army; no warrior escapes by his great strength. A horse is a vain hope for deliverance; despite all its great strength it cannot save. But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
George W. Truett said: "To know the will of God is the greatest knowledge! To do the will of God is the greatest achievement!" –(quoted in "Toolkit," Cell Church, Winter, 1996, p.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 29, 2002
KNOWING GOD, HEARING GOD
God has not bowed to our nervous haste nor embraced the methods of our machine age. The man who would know God must give time to Him.
SOURCE: A.W. Tozer as quoted
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 6, 2002
GOD'S WORK IN GOD'S WAY
Missionary statesman Hudson Taylor had complete trust in God’s faithfulness. In his journal he wrote: Our heavenly Father is a very experienced One. He knows very well that His children wake up with a good appetite every morning...He sustained 3 million Israelites in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 13, 2009
GOD’S WILL IS GOD’S WORD
Jimmy is a professional fisherman. He makes his living fishing on the BASS (Bass Angler Sportsman Society) circuit. He is also a devout Christian and belongs to the FBC Keys, Oklahoma.
This year, BASS made a ruling that to be eligible for the fisherman of the year
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 12, 2009
GOD IS A JEALOUS GOD
A few years ago, I was working in Qatar installing a newsroom set for Al-Jazeera TV. I’d been there for nearly a month and was ready to go home. I can’t describe for you how badly I missed my family.
We were nearly finished with the set, and the last thing to be done was
MY GOD, MY GOD
Jesus' lonely cry of, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me!" is a desperate cry of loneliness. I believe this was the worst and the most horrible part of the crucifixion for Jesus. I believe it was worst than the beatings, the betrayal of Judas, the desertion of the
Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 13, 2010
GOD'S WOOD AND GOD'S IRON
Famed evangelist, Billy Kelly, received a donation of some Jack Daniel's aging barrels. He used them to make lemonade at his Greer Baptist Camp Meeting. He quipped that he didn't know if where from the Spirit or the spirits, but that they sure had enjoyed wonderful
Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Jul 14, 2008
"Your God is God" from wingclips.com
In 1994, Heidi and Rolland Baker arrived in Mozambique amidst the hard times following the Mozambique Civil War. Even the Red Cross trucks were not safe and were bombed. During the hard times, sometimes even threatened by death, Heidi and
“God’s work, done God’s way, will receive God’s
Contributed by Richard Wafford on Oct 18, 2007
What God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit endeavored to do in the Garden of Eden has come full circle.
It wasn’t that God made a mistake in the garden and just corrected it.
No, he brought to himself created beings who withstood the evil and temptations of this sinful world to
Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
God’s design is for a man and woman to enter into a permanent, intimate relationship with one another. A relationship like Eddie and Mary enjoy. Let me read you a letter that Eddie wrote to Ann Landers:
Dear Ann Landers:
On Aug. 14, 1945, the war ended in the South Pacific. That was the
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Sep 7, 2001
[God’s Power in Creation, Citation: Christianity Today (4-23-99), reprinted in "To Illustrate Plus," Leadership Journal (21.1), p. 69]
Patrick O’Boyle recalls the late-1940s Hyde Park "Speakers’ Corner" appearances of Frank Sheed, the Catholic author and publisher:
Sheed could be devastating with
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Nov 11, 2002
Waiting for God is not laziness. Waiting for God is not going to sleep. Waiting for God is not the abandonment of effort. Waiting for God means, first, activity under command; second, readiness for any new command that may come;