Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Human Distraction: Humans specialize in distraction, especially when the task at hand requires intellectual heavy lifting. But in the era of e-mail, instant messaging, Googling, e-commerce and iTunes, potential distractions while seated at a computer are not only ever-present but very enticing.
Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Sep 4, 2001
Evangelish Robert Sumner told the story:
When George Gibson Polley was a boy in Richmond, he hit a baseball onto the roof of a six-story building. Since with most sandlot games, it was the only ball the boys had, George promptly climbed up the outside of the building and retrieved it. This was the
• Are the most complex organs you possess except for your brain.
• Are composed of more than two million working parts.
• Can process 36,000 bits of information every hour.
• Under the right conditions, can discern the light of a candle at a distance of 22.5 km (14
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
Human rights rest on human dignity. The dignity of man is an ideal worth
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Sep 17, 2008
Martin Luther said to Erasmus:
"Mere human reason can never comprehend how God is good and merciful; and therefore you make yourself a god of your own fancy, who hardens nobody, condemns nobody, pities everybody. You cannot comprehend how a just God can condemn those who are born in sin, and
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 15, 2008
" Compassion is a profound human emotion prompted by the pain of others. More vigorous than empathy, the feeling commonly gives rise to an active desire to alleviate another’s suffering. It is often, though not inevitably, the key component in what manifests in the social context as altruism. In
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2008
Employed by the human-development center of a corporation in the Midwest, a young woman was training the employees in proper dress codes and etiquette.
One day as she was stepping onto the elevator, a man casually dressed in jeans and a golf shirt got on with her.
Thinking of her
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jan 22, 2009
“The need for human relationships is a deep as anything humans experience. Infants who are given adequate amounts of food and water die if they do not receive human contact. Adults surrounded by people all day long cry out for friendships that will break down the walls of loneliness around them.
Contributed by Dean Courtier on Oct 10, 2009
FAITH AND HUMAN KNOWLEDGE
Billy Graham said, "Millions of people today are searching for a reliable voice of authority. The Word of God is the only real authority we have. His Word sheds light on human nature, world problems and human suffering. But beyond that, it clearly reveals the way to
Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Nov 1, 2009
"Faith is not the human notion and dream that some people call faith" (Luther’s Works
START OF THE HUMAN RACE
A little girl asked her mother, "How did the human race start?"
The mother answered, "God made Adam and Eve and they had children, and so all mankind was made."
Two days later, the girl asked her father the same question. The father answered, "Many years ago, there
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 29, 2010
THE WEIGHT OF GLORY IN A HUMAN SOUL
Truth: Christ and the cross unify the church when they are kept the priority of the church.
In his great message given at Oxford University Church in 1941, C.S. Lewis spoke about the weight of glory within each human soul. "There are no ordinary people,"
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 6, 2010
SANCTITY OF HUMAN LIFE
There's plenty of evidence of blatant disregard for human life today. Terrorism and suicide bombers? Capital punishment? Human trafficking. Abortion?
So what is God thinking when He asks Abraham to take his only son, the son he loves, and to sacrifice him as a burnt
FALLEN HUMAN NATURE
The fate of the women from Judges 19 touches the most troubling question of our modern time. Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel describe the most traumatic memory of his life, a scene from the year 1945, when he and his family were sent to the concentration camp by the German
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 29, 2011
TOUGH LADIES AND HUMAN NATURE
I used to enjoy the old "Where's the Beef?" commercial.
Everyone, it seems, knows a "where's the beef" type of lady. Germany has them, too:
BERLIN (Reuters) - A feisty 90-year-old German woman chased away three would-be burglars from her rural farmhouse with
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 1, 2012
THE WONDER OF THE HUMAN HEART
Consider the power of your heart. It averages beating about eighty times a minute and the average cardiac output is about six liters of blood every minute. The next time you are in Walmart, go to the aisle where all the two liter drinks are and consider that every
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
The highest condition of the human will is when, not seeing God, not seeming to grasp Him at all, we
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 29, 2002
The Human Resources Test
What is a human resource? Does your organization struggle with the problem of properly fitting people to jobs? Here is a handy hint for ensuring success in job placement:
Take the prospective employees you are trying to place and put them in a room with only a table and