Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 25, 2009
IGNORING THE WARNINGS
On Sep. 28, 1986 heavy rains flooded many low-lying areas of the Midwest. Two years before, there was a flood that many remember as the "Memorial Day Massacre" that claimed the lives of twenty people in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as small creeks and drainage ditches became killer
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 18, 2020
This is a transcript of an actual support call to a computer support number:
Me: Thank you for calling —- my name is —- how may I help you?
customer: My new laptop won’t turn on.
Me: Is it plugged in?
Me: Did you plug it in? The battery is probably dead.
Customer: It’s a WIRELESS
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 3, 2006
Singles Ignored: Generally churches ignore singles or treat them as if they are strange. Given the fact that almost 50% of the U.S. adult population is single, churches need to recognize singles as normal. And churches need to minister to their diverse needs, including those who have
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 28, 2008
IGNORING THE WARNINGS
Listen to this description of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in northern Ukraine:
"There were two electrical engineers in the control room that night, and the best thing that could be said for what they were doing is they were 'playing around' with the machine.
Do Not Be Ignorant
Paul opens Chapter 10 by telling the Corinthian Christians to not be ignorant to not be ag-no-eh-o which means the following:
The Greek word for "ignorant" - ἀãíïέù, agnoeō, ag-no-eh'-o. Not to know (through lack of information or intelligence); by
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 27, 2010
Ignorance of One’s Inheritance
A Michigan factory worker, earning less than ten thousand dollars a year, was an unknowing heir to a half-million dollars. When located by an investigator some years after his benefactor’s death, the worker explained that he had neither returned home nor kept in
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jun 28, 2011
IGNORANCE AND APATHY
One fellow was talking to his next-door neighbor about a speaker he heard the night before. He told the neighbor, "That guy said something that has really stuck in my mind. He said that all of the worlds problems could be summed up in two words: ignorance and
Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 30, 2012
PRAYER IS IGNORED
In 2005 Barna Reports said this, "Prayer is one of three critical spiritual dimensions which most local churches essentially ignore. Prayer is said to be one of the
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 16, 2022
City dwellers generally have limited knowledge of sheep; not usually pets.
“What are you doing with that sheep? You should take it to the zoo,” the officer said. The following week, the same police officer sees the same man with the same sheep in the front seat, with both of them wearing
Contributed by David Parks on Feb 24, 2005
Ignoring the Warnings.
Several years ago, a close frind gave me a old hand bill. It was one of thousands that were supposed be dropped over Japan before the first Atomic bombs were droped. One side was a picture of bombers dropping thier deadly cargo. The other side was in Japanese and the third
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
DON'T IGNORE THE CHILD
Recently, I read the story of a traveler in China who remarked on the fact that all the time he was there, some two and a half years, he never saw a single monument or tombstone marking the grave of a child. This is very remarkable, remembering the people's ancestor and
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 19, 2009
IGNORING THE BARRIERS OF THE PAST
Every four years, the world’s attention turns to the summer Olympic games. For a few days, men and women from around the globe gather to compete against the best. Amazing records are broken and new ones are set at these games.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 28, 2009
Supernatural Realities Ignored by Current Culture
Francis MacNutt quotes theologian Walter Wink in his book “Deliverance from Evil Spirits" and writes: "...if you want to bring all talk to a halt in shocked embarrassment, every eye riveted on you, try mentioning angels, or demons or the devil. You
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 2, 2009
Residents of Pompeii Ignored Warning Signs
Naomi and I visited the ruins of Pompeii outside of what is today Naples. The Roman City of Pompeii was destroyed in A.D. 79. The explosion of Mount Vesuvius was so sudden, the residents were killed while in their routine: men and women were at the
Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 29, 2011
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 23, 2012
To hate, or degrade, or demean, or ignore the suffering of another person is to spit in
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 16, 2020
I asked one man what the difference was between ignorance and apathy. You know what he told me? “I