Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
(3) "Some of us stay at the cross,
some of us wait at the tomb,
Quickened and raised with Christ
yet lingering still in the gloom.
Some of us ’bide at the Passover feast
with Pentecost all unknown,
The triumphs of grace in the heavenly place
that our Lord has made His own.
If the Christ who died
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2002
Am I Dangerous?
"Utterly ordinary, so commonplace: while we profess to know a power the 20th century cannot reckon with. We are all sideliners, coaching and criticizing the real wrestlers while content to set by and leave the enemies of God unchallenged. We are spiritual pacifists,
Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 5, 2007
A little boy came to the Washington Monument and noticed a guard standing by it. “I want to but it.” “How much do you have?” asked the guard. “35 cents.” “You need to understand three things,” the guard explained. “First, 35 cents is not enough to purchase the monument; in fact, 35 million
EPAPHRODITUS -…His name means “charming.” And what a charming winsome person he was. Paul uses four words to describe him, “brother, companion, fellow-soldier, and messenger.” The Greek word “brother,” means literally, “from the same womb.” It speaks of a common origin. A common origin speaks of a
Contributed by Philip Gill on Jan 13, 2003
Martin of Tours was a Roman soldier and a Christian. One cold winter day, as he was entering a city, a beggar stopped him and asked for alms. Martin had no money; but the beggar was blue and shivering with cold, and Martin gave what he had. He took off his soldier’s coat, worn and frayed as it was;
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 30, 2010
Roman Soldier Shares Coat with a Beggar
Martin of Tours was a Roman soldier and a Christian. One cold winter day, as he was entering a city, a beggar stopped him and asked for alms. Martin had no money; but the beggar was blue and shivering with cold and Martin gave what he had. He took off his
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 17, 2006
The noted Bible scholar James M. Gray told a story that underscores the importance of reading the Scriptures for personal growth. He said that when he was a young Bible teacher he became deeply impressed by the peace and spiritual poise of a friend with whom he often talked. Since Gray wanted that
Contributed by Perry Greene on Apr 19, 2012
WHO DO I SHOOT?
A new soldier was on sentry duty at the main gate. His orders were clear. No car was to enter unless it had a special sticker on the windshield. A big Army car came up with a general seated in the back. The sentry said, "Halt, who goes there?"
The chauffeur, a corporal,
Contributed by Perry Greene on Sep 26, 2012
SO MANY VALUABLE POSSESSIONS
Waylon Prendergast, 37, of Tampa, Florida, committed a spur-of-the-moment robbery while on his way home from a late-night drinking session. A very inebriated Mr. Prendergast forced his way into the house through an open upstairs window, filling a suitcase with cash
Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Sep 24, 2007
The people of God:
Individuals, and in a state of distinctness from all the nations amongst which, in their calamitous dispersion, they are scattered; but they have no national existence -- no king, no country, no organization, no government, no political being. Just so the great community of
I challenged the audience once while preaching the sermon entitled: “That Form of Doctrine,” in Romans 6:17-18.
That if they disagree with me, to go asked their preachers: “What is that form of doctrine: that makes one free, from their sins?”
I explained to them; that you might want to get
BLESSED when I come in and BLESSED when I go out (Deut 28:6)
SAFE wherever I go (Psa 91:11)
REDEEMED from the hand of the enemy (Psa 107:2)
The SALT of the earth (Matt 5:13)
The LIGHT of the world (Matt 5:14)
VALUABLE! (Matt 10:31)
Exercising my AUTHORITY over the enemy (Luke