Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 7, 2009
Isaac Watts was a genius. At four years of age, he had learned Latin, at nine Greek, at 11 French, and at 13 years old, Hebrew. His poetic re-working of the Psalms was magnificent.
Unfortunately for poor Isaac, he was not a looker. His one chance at love came and went with a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 13, 2009
THE STORY OF ISAAC WATTS
A young boy complained to his father that most of the church hymns were boring and old-fashioned, with tiresome words that meant little to his generation. His father challenged him with these words: "If you think you can write better hymns, why don’t you?"
SIR ISAAC NEWTON ON THE BIBLE
In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence. We account the Scriptures of God to be the most sublime philosophy. I find more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history whatsoever."
PARALLELS BETWEEN ISAAC AND JESUS
There is no clearer picture of the Cross and the sacrifice the Father made for us in Christ than Genesis chapter 22. Notice the powerful parallels between Isaac and Christ. Isaac is one of the clearest types of Christ in the Old Testament.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
BURIED TREASURE FOR ISAAC
One night, a poor Jewish man named Isaac from Krakel, Poland, in a vivid dream, saw a buried treasure hidden under a particular bridge in the distant city of Prague. For the next two weeks, he dreamed of the particular city, the same bridge, and the buried treasure. The
Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 23, 2008
Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), that great English scientist, discovered three important "laws of motion." The third one states that "for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction." This principle was used in space exploration. We learned to use powerful thrust rockets burning fuel to
Contributed by Scott Bayles on May 19, 2009
Sir Isaac Newton was a very famous mathematician and scientist who strongly believed in God. However, he had a very close friend who did not believe in God, so Sir Isaac devised a plan to try to convince his friend that God did exist and had created the Universe. One day, he went to a carpentry
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 5, 2002
Isaac Bashevis Singer once confessed, “I only pray when I’m in trouble…but I’m in trouble all the
Isaac Watts penned a beautiful hymn based on the parable of the feast in Luke 14:
HOW SWEET AND AWFUL IS THE PLACE WITH CHRIST WITHIN THE DOORS,
WHILE EVERLASTING LOVE DISPLAYS THE CHOICEST OF HER STORES.
WHILE ALL OUR HEARTS AND ALL OUR SONGS JOIN TO ADMIRE THE FEAST,
EACH OF US CRY,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 23, 2002
Sir Isaac Newton, after his sublime discoveries in science, said, "I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem only like a boy playing upon the seashore and diverting myself by now and then finding a pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the
Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Jan 21, 2007
Isaac Watts was a well known minister and writer of songs in the 1700’s. Among his better known songs are, “Joy to the World,” “Oh God, Our Help in Ages Past,” and “I’ll Praise My Maker While I’ve Breath.” The theme of this last hymn reflects Isaac’s great interest in the afterlife with Christ.
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Mar 14, 2007
Isaac Newton said “the Bible is the rock that all the hammers of criticism have failed to
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 24, 2008
Some Jewish rabbis write up Isaac and Jacob and Rebekah as saintly and filled with good intentions. For example, one Rabbi writes, "…we read of Isaac’s plan to give his son Esau the material blessings, so that he could protect and support
a. The brilliant scientist Sir Isaac Newton said that he could take his telescope and look millions and millions of miles into space. Then he added, “But when I lay it aside, go into my room, shut the door, and get down on my knees in earnest prayer, I see more of
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 7, 2019
. Abraham announced to Isaac one day that he had decided to upgrade their family computer to Windows 10. So they traveled to the mountain to download the upgrade.
As they neared the top of the hill, Isaac said, "But father, we don't have enough memory!"
Contributed by Ken Pell on May 27, 2012
MOODY AND THE FILLING OF THE SPIRIT
One of the great preachers in U.S. history is D. L. Moody. He pastored in Chicago and there is still a wonderful Bible College there that bears his name and values. Mr. Moody was a successful minister, but by his own admission, he lacked the power in his
Abraham laid down his Isaac. Lay down your Isaac today and remember the words of Andrew Murray: God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.
Bruce Larson tells how he helped people struggling to surrender their lives to Christ:
"For many years I worked in
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 26, 2009
A MOVEMENT TO JESUS WITHIN ISLAM
In an article entitled, "A Movement to Jesus Within Islam" this story is told: There was a Muslim holy man, a Sufi master, named Isaac. He lived in a remote region of a Muslim country, where he had a large following. Several thousand people looked to him for
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Aug 20, 2010
RIVER OF LAUGHTER
As he was born my heart was bursting with JOY. I held my son Ben up to the Lord and dedicated him then and there. I was so grateful for the gift of a child. I remember driving home at the beginning of that day laughing and honking the horn so everyone could SHARE THE JOY I had,