Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Heart of Temptation
“When tempted, no one should say, ‘God is tempting me.’ For God… does [not] tempt anyone; but each one is tempted when, by his own evil desire, he is dragged away and enticed. Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2010
The Heart of a Mouse
There was a story; it happened in a fantasy world. A mouse was playing under the bushes when a cat spotted it, and chased it all the way to the fields. The mouse was scared to death that it called out for its fairy godmother and asked that it be transformed to a cat. So, the
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 1, 2010
A Heart for Praise
Louis Albert Banks tells of an elderly Christian man, a fine singer, who learned that he had cancer of the tongue and that surgery was required. In the hospital after everything was ready for the operation, the man said to the doctor, “Are you sure I will never sing again?”
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jun 24, 2009
We say "I give you my heart..." Maybe we should say, "God, give me Your heart." Let my heart beat with the heartbeat of God...Let my heart be broken by what breaks his heart..." God is chasing you...will you come to Him?
You need a heart transplant - He
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
The Heart of Mary: Circumcised Heart
"A man is not a Jew if he is only one outwardly, nor is circumcision merely outward and physical. No, a man is a Jew if he is one inwardly; and circumcision is circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the written code..." (Romans
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2006
"The neglected heart will soon be a heart overrun with worldly thoughts; the neglected life will soon become a moral chaos; the church that is not jealously protected by mighty intercession and sacrificial labors will before long become the abode of every evil bird and the hiding place for
Some of you may know of Fiona Coote. At the age of 14 she became youngest heart transplant recipient in Australia.
However Fiona has another claim to fame: She has received not just one heart transplant but three. On three occasions she has
Fiona Coote at the age of 14 is he youngest person in Australia to receive a new heart. But that is not her only claim to fame. She has in fact received three new hearts. Three opportunities to live.
Contributed by David Moore on Nov 14, 2008
HEART LIKE A JAFFA CAKE
Did you ever wonder why a Jaffa Cake is a Jaffa Cake and not a Jaffa Biscuit? Apparently HM Customs and Excise wondered the same thing, especially when cakes are VAT free and biscuits incur 17.5 percent, so given the popularity of Jaffa Cakes the government decided to
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 25, 2009
My mother has a fairly rare heart condition known as Hypertropic Cardiomyopathy. It is a disease of the muscle of the heart in which a portion of the muscle of the heart is thickened without any obvious cause. It’s a leading cause of sudden cardiac death in any age group and causes disabling
Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 27, 2010
From the Texas Heart Institute’s website, we learn the following about our human heart. It weighs between 7 and 15 ounces (16 ounces is one pound.)It is the size of our fist (Make a fist.) For a person who lives a long life it will beat up to 3.5 billion times. It pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood
Contributed by Kent Kessler on Oct 14, 2010
A nurse on the Pediatric Ward before listening to the little ones' heart beat would plug the stethoscope into their ears and let them listen to their own hearts. Their eyes would always light up with awe, but she never got a response to equal four-year old David's comment. She
Contributed by Angel Caballero on Jun 17, 2009
The phrase "hardness of heart" is used not only for God’s people’s enemies, like Pharaoh in Egypt, but also for God’s people, Israel.
In the New Testament it describes
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 14, 2009
The Talmud says, "I am a creature [of God] and my neighbor is also His creature… We have learnt that it matters not whether one does much or little, if
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
Words Do Things
One poet tells how a certain man who had performed a heroic act found it impossible to tell his friends about it for a lack of words to describe it.
But there was a witness to the event whom the poet refers to as having been "afflicted with the necessary magic of words."
As Ronald Knox taught, the greatest human tragedy is not a broken
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 18, 2010
Quote: Woody Allen the comedian who said:
"It’s hard to get your heart and your head to agree in life.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is,