Contributed by Johnny Bley on Jul 11, 2001
A professor one day demonstrated to his class the power of an electro-magnet. He placed 2 lbs. of nails on a table with the wires of an electo-magnet under the table. When he flipped the switch, the nails came togehter and he was able to form the nails into various shapes as long as the current
Contributed by Emile Wolfaardt on Jul 13, 2001
If a man is filled with anger, than anger controls his life.
If a man is filled with greed, then greed dominates his life.
If a man is filled with lust, then lust governs his life.
If a man is filled with love, then love influences all he does.
And if a man is filled with
Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Aug 19, 2001
Dr. Bob Jones Sr. told the story:
I remember years ago I was holding a meeting in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. I was in that big amphitheater there that accommodates about ten thousand people. The people told me a story. They said a few nights before I was there they advertised in the paper that a
Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 1, 2001
Bob Munford tells of a certain Italian harbor that can be reached only by sailing up a narrow channel between dangerous rocks and shoals. Over the years, many ships have wrecked, and navigation is hazardous. To guide the ships safely into port, three lights have been mounted in the harbor on three
Contributed by David Yarbrough on Sep 17, 2001
: On Tuesday morning September 11, 2001 Dawn Robinson followed her usual morning routine while getting ready for work. Which consist of her morning quiet time where she prays for God’s leadership throughout the day. Shortly after arriving at work in New York City she made her way to her office in
Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Sep 23, 2001
My four-year-old granddaughter, Amanda, went to the doctor’s office with a fever. The doctor looked in her ears and said, "Who’s in there? Donald Duck?"
She said, "No." He looked in her nose and said, "Who’s in there? Mickey Mouse?"
Again she said, "No." He put his stethoscope on her heart and
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 9, 2001
D. L. Moody said, “I believe firmly that the moment our hearts are emptied of pride and selfishness and ambition and everything that is contrary to God’s law, the Holy Spirit will fill every corner of our hearts. But if we are full of pride and conceit and ambition and the
Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 16, 2001
Do you know someone who has:
A song waiting to be sung?
Some art waiting to be hung?
A piece waiting to be played?
A scene waiting to be staged?
A tale waiting to be told?
A book waiting to be sold?
A rhyme waiting to be read?
A speech waiting to be said?
If you do, don’t let
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 11, 2002
IN THE CENTER OF CONTROVERSY
In many Christian circles the Holy Spirit is either neglected, forgotten, or misunderstood.
The One given to unite the body of Christ is the center of controversy…
So often Christian work is so rigidly programmed that it seems we need no longer depend on Him--yet
Contributed by Wayne Major on Jan 19, 2002
On the southern coast of Italy, there is a harbor which is very treacherous and difficult to navigate, especially at night. But experienced seamen understand that there is a safe, proven method to steer the waters. There are three lighted buoys placed at intervals right in the middle of the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 19, 2002
Dr. Bill Bright of Campus Crusade for Christ tells this story of a famous oil field called Yates Pool:
During the depression this field was a sheep ranch owned by a man named Yates. Mr. Yates wasn’t able to make enough on his ranching operation to pay the principal and interest
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
Nothing takes God by surprise. He knows the future and can therefore guide us through its trackless
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
Unless there is within us that which is above us, we shall soon yield to that which is about
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2002
Christian, if thou wouldst know the path of duty, take God for thy compass; if thou wouldst steer thy ship through the dark billows, put the tiller into the hand of the Almighty.
Many a rock might be escaped, if we would let our Father take the helm; many a shoal or quicksand we might well
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Mar 18, 2002
GOD ONLY LIVES IN THE BEST
The Old Testament Temple was only 30’ wide by 90’ long-- a mere 2700 square feet. It was smaller than many homes today. It has been estimated that to rebuild the Temple by the directions in the Bible would cost today about four billion dollars! It would take
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Recently I read the biography of Norman Grubb, a missionary in Africa and the leader of his mission for 30 years. I was struck by what he wrote: "At conversion we learned that we had not done what we should, but then we soon learn that of ourselves we cannot do what we should." We need the enabling
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Dec 30, 2000
When my mother used to make jam, I would watch her pour wax over the top of the preserves until it was at the brim of the jar. She would then carefully wipe some wax around the rim itself, and place the rubber lined lid on tight. The wax and the vacuum caused by the cooling preserves would seal
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 30, 2001
Many years ago, a professor from Harvard University was speaking to a class on Columbus Day. He said that there were three profound things about Christopher Columbus’ discovery of America:
First, when he left Spain he didn’t know where he was going.
Second, when he arrived in the New World
Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 6, 2000
Jesus told the disciples that they must wait upon the empowerment of the Holy Spirit. The word translated “power” here is the Greek word dunamis.
“The Greek word dunamis entered the English language when the Swedish chemist and engineer Alfred Bernhard Nobel (1833-96) made the discovery that