Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 14, 2009
GUIDANCE IN LIFE
It makes a difference who your leader is! When we were kids going on summer vacation, I don’t ever remember my dad getting lost. -- But Eric Ritz writes:
When I was a young boy, our family always vacationed together. It was my mother and father and five kids in an old Ford
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Mar 9, 2010
Robert Smith wrote in "Doctrine That Dances":
"When I meditated on the word 'Guidance,' I kept seeing 'dance' at the end of the word. I remember reading that doing God's will is a lot like dancing. When two people try to lead, nothing feels right. The movement doesn't flow with
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 6, 2011
WE NEED A GUIDE, NOT GUIDANCE
I opened a concordance to look up the word "guidance," expecting to find a long list of verses promising guidance from God. Guidance wasn’t there, but instead the word "guide" and a number of verses promising that God Himself would be the guide of His people.
My wife and I occasionally balance our diets with some good old Chinese food! Besides, every cook deserves at least one day off and I plan on doing this for my favorite gal as often as I can!
One of the best things about these restaurants is wondering what kind of "fortune" we'll
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 30, 2012
GUIDANCE BEHIND ENEMY LINES
Every Monday night, when I was not sacking groceries at the Piggly Wiggly, we would go to the library in Dothan. One Monday evening, I “accidentally” found a paperback copy of William C. Anderson’s book, BAT-21. It was a story about Iceal "Gene" Hambleton, a U.S. Air
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
Peter Drucker offers insightful guidance to the church when he calls leadership a peak performance by one who is "the trumpet that sounds a clear sound of the organizations’ goals." His five requirements for this task are amazingly reliable and useful for those who dare to lead churches:
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2008
When Seeking Inspirational Guidance, people prefer to consult the following sources: 23% talk or listen to an inspirational person, 27% read an inspirational book, 17% go to church, 4% watch an inspirational
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Feb 11, 2004
Writing about God’s sure guidance, British pastor Frank W. Boreham recounted a time when a minister visited his home in New Zealand. Being young and inexperienced, Boreham sought the counsel of his guest. He said that one morning they were sitting on the veranda, looking out over the golden plains
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jul 20, 2007
How do we navigate the guidance of God in our lives?
Consider if you will you’ve pulled up at the traffic lights in your car and the lights have just turned to red, here you need to stop. Red means when it comes to God’s guidance means we always need to stop and consider the objective truth of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
Have you seen those new GPS guidance systems that you can get for your car? Some are built in (for several thousand dollars) and some are portable. You can plug them into your lighter or cell phone connection in your car. Then you can touch the screen and tell it where you would like to go and it
Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 29, 2007
How do some people seek guidance from God?
> Signs – like a falling star, a chance meeting between people, something in a fortune cookie…
Here’s something that I think would be good for a fortune cookie:
“Stop trying to find your fortune in a cookie and go get a job!”
> Random Bible
Contributed by Robert Harmon on Aug 9, 2009
A friend of mine shared this with me a few days ago after suffering the loss of his beloved wife. She sent this to him the day she was involved in a serious car accident. He has found a great deal of peace from the words...
G U I D A N C E
When I meditated on the
Contributed by Tim Smith on May 28, 2015
Craig von Buseck tells of serving as an associate pastor in Pennsylvania. After more than five years on staff, he began sensing that the Lord wanted him to leave this church to complete his ministry training. Relations were beginning to become strained between himself and the senior pastor. While
Contributed by Tim Smith on May 28, 2015
I was driving home one Sunday from Trinity of Gentilly, where I was serving. I was on Napolean headed toward the river and had just passed Pascale Manales when I saw Covenant Presbyterian Church at the corner of St. Charles Ave. I then had a vision of younger families in the Uptown and Garden
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 16, 2021
Three young women escaped the sinking Mercedes-Benz SUV after the vehicle's GPS directed them down a boat launch and into the Mercer Slough in Bellevue, Washington.
The driver thought she was on a road while following her GPS unit just after midnight, but she was actually heading down the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 31, 2008
DON'T TRUST FEELINGS
I read of a helicopter pilot who flew from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific told this story. He said, "I was flying the helicopter back to the ship when a blinding fog rolled in. Flying at a low altitude, I knew that a single mistake would plunge my crew and me into the
Contributed by Elicia Roy on Mar 17, 2021
LIGHT IN THE DARK
We have been jolted,
Tested and tried,
Our times have been dark,
With some comforts denied.
Things that we clung to,
And thought our security,
Were ripped from our hold,
Caused feelings of unsurety.
“What will tomorrow bring?”
“Is there hope for this dark time?”
“Is there any
Contributed by Bruce Emmert on May 22, 2001
Just before the outbreak of the First World War, a small ship named the Endurance set sail from Briton with a crew intent on being the first to cross the South Pole. The ship reached Antarctica, but became ice bound in the Weddle Sea. Soon they had to abandon their ship and the 28-man crew took
Contributed by Kenneth Henes on Jun 5, 2002
HAVING A GUIDE
In A Slow and Certain Light, Elizabeth Elliot tells of two adventurers who stopped by to see her, all loaded with equipment for the rain forest east of the Andes. They sought no advice, just a few phrases to converse with the Indians. She writes, "Sometimes we come to God as the
Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jul 29, 2007
I can remember my cousin Jenny as a joyful, delighted-with-life little girl who wasn’t like the rest of us, but could make the grumpiest of grumps smile because her love of life and underlying happiness was so infectious.
The message here is that all of us have opportunity to give sacrificially