Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Wherever a believer is, there is the Kingdom there is the witness to Christ there is the influence of Christ. The Kingdom of God is hidden in business, industry, the professions,
Contributed by David Ward on Sep 12, 2019
Dennis Kinlaw, former Asbury Seminary professor and Asbury College president, tells a story about growing up in rural Lumberton, North Carolina, during the depression. It was Dennis’ job, as a young boy, to rub salt into the meat his father brought home from hunting. He would rub salt into the meat
Contributed by Kevin Karhoff on Mar 23, 2013
MAX LUCADO: BESIDE, UNDER, WITH CHRIST?
As Paul said, "It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me" (Gal 2:20). The apostle sensed within himself not just the philosophy, ideals, or influence of Christ but the person of Jesus. Christ moved in. He still does. When grace happens, Christ
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
It was said that Socrates taught for 40 years, Plato for 50, Aristotle for 40, and Jesus for only 3. Yet the influence of Christ’s 3-year ministry infinitely transcends the impact left by the combined 130 years of teaching from these men who were among the greatest philosophers of all antiquity.
Contributed by Tony Miano on Mar 10, 2001
Bruce Wilkinson has written an excellent little book called The Prayer of Jabez. In the book, Wilkinson explains the reluctance believers have toward having a greater influence for Christ in their world.
He explains this reluctance by using two mathematic equations. The first equation
Contributed by Ron Newton on Aug 6, 2003
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"Socrates taught for 40 years, Plato for 50, Aristotle for 40, and jesus for only 3. Yet the influence of Christ’s 3-year ministry
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Oct 27, 2003
Most of you probably haven’t heard of a
woman named Henrietta Mears. Henrietta was a education director in a
church in California. Through her influence many in her church, including
two prominent christian leaders were influenced for Christ. Henrietta was
faithful in many small ways to God
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 30, 2004
Jesus stressed the positive effect we can have on others when He said, “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven” (Matthew 5:16 RSV).
But if sin dims our testimony so that our “light” is no longer visible,
Contributed by Elijah Stepp on May 11, 2008
AN IMPRESSIVE RECORD
An anonymous author made this striking observation: Socrates taught for forty years, Plato for fifty, Aristotle for forty, and Jesus for only three. Yet the influence of Christ's three-year ministry infinitely transcends the impact left by the combined 130 years of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 17, 2004
1. Former President George H. W. Bush told mourners at Ronald Reagan’s funeral on Friday that the 40th U.S. president taught him kindness, courage and the power of humor during their years together at the White House. “As his vice president for eight years, I learned more from Ronald Reagan than
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2009
When DAVE THOMAS died in early 2002, he left behind more than just thousands of Wendy’s restaurants. He also left a legacy of being a practical, hard-working man who was respected for his down-to-earth values.
Among the pieces of good advice that have