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  • Courage And Heroism

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 13, 2011

    COURAGE AND HEROISM "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear--not absence of fear." — Mark Twain — ("Signs of the Times," December 1996, p. 2) "True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge more

  • Hathcock's Heroism

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 19, 2011

    HATHCOCK'S HEROISM Hathcock has one of the most impressive mission records of any sniper in the Marine corps. During the Vietnam War he amassed 93 confirmed kills, saving the lives of hundreds or even thousands of Marines. The Vietnam army put a $30,000 bounty on his life for killing so many of more

  • Heroism Is The Dazzling And Glorious ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007

    Heroism is the dazzling and glorious more

  • True Heroism Is Remarkably Sober, Very ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    "True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but more

  • In His Book, True Heroism In A World Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Aug 6, 2001
    based on 77 ratings

    In his book, True Heroism in a World of Celebrity Counterfeits, Dick Keyes writes that a celebrity is "one who is famous and well publicized," well known "apart from how they became known. Celebrity itself is indifferent to moral character," he adds. One can be famous "but still a thoroughly more

  • Helen Keller Said, "One Can Never Consent To ...

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Sep 8, 2009

    Helen Keller said, "One can never consent to creep when one more

  • Brother Of John Wilkes Booth, Edwin Booth, Saves ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 28, 2009

    Brother of John Wilkes Booth, Edwin Booth, Saves Abraham Lincoln’s Son The story is told of two brothers. One of them would carry a letter to the grave that could have set the record straight, but I will tell you about that later. There was a man whose name was Edwin Thomas, a master of the more

  • Police Officer Saves Choking ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 6, 2009

    Police Officer Saves Choking Child Listen to the story of Les Brown, a San Diego police officer, who was driving down a new section of the interstate - Highway 5 - one day! He heard an emergency alert over his police car radio - a code blue - indicating that someone was dying! The address was more

  • Wife Of Pastor E.v. Hill Risks Life To Protect ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 6, 2009

    Wife of Pastor E.V. Hill Risks Life to Protect Husband from Car Bomb Pastor E. V. Hill was talking about the racial violence in downtown Watts, in the Los Angeles area. He is as a Baptist Preacher and was caught up in that kind of tension. There was another of the black pastors who had already more

  • Sullenburger: What Makes A Hero?

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Jan 27, 2010

    SULLENBURGER: WHAT MAKES A HERO? What makes a person a hero? A year ago, Chesley Sullenberger ditched his airplane into the Hudson River and saved the lives of all 150 of his passengers when both engines were knocked out by a flock of geese. It was the first time that a major airliner was more

  • On Nimrod And Super Heroes

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Feb 12, 2010

    ON NIMROD AND SUPER HEROES My grandson loves super heroes. He has videos of "Ben Ten" He stands there and with a big voice declares "I am Tahmongasaur!" (I think he means to say "Humongasaur" but you can't correct a three-year-old). Humongousaur is strong enough to bench press a pickup truck. more

  • Cost Of ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 31, 2010

    Cost of Freedom At Hebron Baptist Church several years ago a speaker named Clebe McClary spoke. There was a patch where his left eye had once been. A hook extended from the artificial limb where a strong arm had once helped make him an outstanding athlete. He had been through countless surgeries more

  • Jesus Died For Nacozari

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 24, 2011

    JESUS DIED FOR NACOZARI On November 7th, 1907, a boxcar containing dynamite caught fire in the village of Nacozari in Sonora, Mexico. When the flames reached the dynamite, the blast was felt 16 kilometers (10 miles) away. That would be like standing in the parking lot of the St. Albert Wal-Mart more

  • Skydiving Sacrifice

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 28, 2012

    SKYDIVING SACRIFICE The strength of sacrifice; in May 2002 Robert Bonadies and his fellow instructor Jim Olko were preparing to skydive, along with a novice - Cindy Hyland, in Connecticut. The jump was to be from 12000 ft, falling at 120 mph, which would take just 68 seconds with no parachute. more

  • Torpedo Approaching  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 29, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    TORPEDO APPROACHING Allow me to tell you a story about a young man named Bill, who joined the Navy, when World War II began. One night his ship came into Boston, and he decided to visit his former pastor and friend, Rev. Stidger. During their visit together, Rev. Stidger said, "Bill, tell me the more

  • It Doesn't Take A Hero To Order Men Into Battle. ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of more

  • I Bet After Seeing Us, George Washington Would ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007

    "I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for more

  • James Von Moltke: For What A Mighty Task

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2011

    JAMES VON MOLTKE: FOR WHAT A MIGHTY TASK James von Moltke came from a long line of German warriors and soldiers. For two centuries the name Moltke resounded proudly in the history of the Prussians and Germans. But James would serve a different fate. He was just as brave and just as devoted but more

  • The Story Of Ernest Gordon

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2011

    THE STORY OF ERNEST GORDON There is a book (and now a movie) called To End All Wars that tells of the extraordinary life of Ernest Gordon, a British Army officer captured at sea by the Japanese at the age of 24. Gordon was sent to work on the Burma-Siam railway line that the Japanese were more

  • Subway Superhero

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 22, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    SUBWAY SUPERHERO Just a few years ago, an astonishing thing happened in New York City. A construction worker named Wesley Autrey was standing on a subway platform with his two young daughters waiting on a train. Suddenly another man on the platform, apparently suffering from a seizure, stumbled more