Contributed by Ryan Davis on Sep 26, 2005
There are little eyes upon you.
And they’re watching night and day;
There are little ears that quickly
Take in every word you say;
There are little hands all eager
To do anything you do;
And a little boy who’s dreaming
Of the day he’ll be like you.
You’re the little fellow’s
Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Oct 5, 2007
One of the strange sights on the Dutch Windward Islands in the Caribbean is the Divi-Divi tree. Because the winds blow almost constantly from the east, all of the branches grow on one side of the tree. You can look at a Divi-Divi tree and always know which is east and
Contributed by Scott Malone on Apr 5, 2005
A Mother’s Influence
I took a piece of plastic clay
And idly fashioned it one day;
And as my fingers pressed it still
It moved and yielded at my will.
I came again when days were past,
The form I gave it still it bore,
And as my fingers pressed it still,
I could change that form no more.
THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE
The CBS news program 48 Hours recently did an investigation into the children of some famous people and how they were influenced by what they saw from their parents while growing up.
Laila Ali grew up in a boxing family and revered her father, the world-famous boxing
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 24, 2002
Historian Philip Schaff described the overwhelming influence which Jesus had on subsequent history and culture of the world: “This Jesus of Nazareth, without money and arms, conquered more millions than Alexander, Caesar, Mohammed, and Napoleon; without science…he shed
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 5, 2002
INFLUENCE THE WORLD
Whenever I held my newborn babe in my arms, I used to think what I did and what I said to him would have an influence, not only on him, but on everyone he meets, not for a day, or a year, but for all time and for eternity. What a challenge, what a joy!
Contributed by Sean Harder on Jul 8, 2009
Emperor Menelik II was an African ruler who defeated the Italian army at Adwa in 1896 and established the nation of Ethiopia. He believed that the Bible had the power to cure illness, and he would eat a few pages of it anytime he got sick. He suffered a stroke in 1913, after
Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Feb 15, 2010
SPHERE OF INFLUENCE
There's another interesting definition I want to look at -- it relates to astrodynamics
A sphere of influence (SOI) in astrodynamics and astronomy is the spherical region around a celestial body where the primary gravitational influence on an orbiting object is that
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 19, 2011
A Peanuts cartoon showed Peppermint Patty talking to Charlie Brown in which she said, "Guess what, Chuck? The first day of school, and I got sent to the principal’s office. It was your fault, Chuck."
Charlie Brown responds, "My fault? How could it be my fault? Why do you say
A MOTHER'S INFLUENCE
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her." George Washington
"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." -
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 5, 2011
THE INFLUENCE OF MOTHERS
Don DeWelt was one of my college professors at Ozark Christian College. Don preached a sermon entitled, "The only commandment the virgin Mary ever gave." What was that commandment? DO WHATEVER HE TELLS YOU.
God bless all mothers who have said to her children, "Do
Contributed by Greg Nance on Apr 13, 2012
UNDER THE INFLUENCE
David Kupelian's book The Marketing of Evil, published in 2005, is an eye-opening study of what we face today. I wish every parent would read it.
Does anyone here remember what happened to Robert Bauman in 1980? He was elected in 1973 as representative of the First
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Rank Greatest Influence On The Church (Barna) Ranked by U.S. Pastors Most Influential Christians In America (The Church Report)
1 Billy Graham (34%) George W. Bush
2 Rick Warren (26% Mel Gibson
3 George Bush (14%) Billy Graham
4 James Dobson (11%) Rick Warren
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 15, 2008
27% of Americans would like to see organized religion have more influence on the U.S. 32% want less and nearly 40% want it to stay the same. In '01, 30% wanted
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"When you influence a child, you influence a life. When you influence a father, you influence a family. When you influence a pastor, you influence a church. When you influence a leader, you influence all who look to him or her for leadership. You have numerous opportunities to influence, and make a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"If profanity had an influence on the flight of the ball, the game would be
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2011
THE BIBLE'S INFLUENCE ON AMERICAN HISTORY
Pastor Jack Graham tells of a speaking engagement in Philadelphia he made recently and slipping downtown to Independence Hall to reflect on the founding of our nation. He said, "As you move around the historical sites of that city you see the Word of God