Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 13, 2005
Some people are “EGR’s” (Extra Grace Required). They just demand more grace from us. This is patience.
Let me tell you about a man named Jack. He was a believer in the Lake Superior Christian Church where I ministered in Marquette. Jack had “Turrets’ Syndrome” and often couldn’t control his
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2005
"Deep within California’s remote and rugged desert mountain ranges, living on the brink of extinction, less than a thousand bighorn sheep maintain a fragile grip on the future. Their hope lies with the crop of lambs born each winter. In preparation for this moment, ewes wander alone into the rocky
Contributed by Darryl Bell on Apr 17, 2006
Martin Luther King, Jr., said, “Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 12, 2004
“Knowledge in Ignorance!” Luke 2: 1-5 Key verse(s): 2: “Some of the Pharisees asked, ‘Why are you doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?’”
The story is told of a preacher who lived along a river in a northern clime. Sunday after Sunday throughout the year he would climb into his old Tin Lizzy
Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Oct 27, 2004
-- Bill Bright, founder and president, Campus Crusade for Christ. Men of Integrity
I know two law partners who used to hate each other.
When one became a Christian, he asked me, "Now that I’m a Christian, what should I do?"
I said, "Why not ask him to forgive you and tell him you love
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2005
YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT!
Rejection comes in all forms. Steven was a young man that felt the call of God on his life. He came from a really close family. He finished his college and then went off to seminary.
After finishing seminary he came back before going to his first
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 22, 2005
HALF A CLOAK
There is a legend about Martin of Tours who is said to be the first military chaplain. He followed the Roman Army from place to place ministering to the soldiers, and to people in the places they conquered.
One cold winter day he was following the Roman Army into a city. There
Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 16, 2006
In the spirit of Jeff Foxworthy, the guy who does “You might be a Redneck if…” is this useful list, “You might be selfish if...” So, just listen, and you judge whether or not this sounds like you. If so, you might be selfish.
You might be selfish if…
• You have a genuinely difficult time
. In the summer of 1960 the great musical star Mary Martin was playing the lead role of Maria von Trapp in Rogers and Hammerstein’s musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC on Broadway. Lyrist Oscar Hammerstein, II was on his death bed. “One evening just before Mary went on stage, a note was handed to her.
Jesus seems to see the whole story of his people coming to fulfillment in his time and in his own person...He is claiming to be a new David...In talking of liberation...he is identifying himself as a new Moses, a new lawgiver who gives the people a new law?...In calling people to faith...In
Contributed by John Boquist on Jul 19, 2008
MATTHEW 16: DECLASSIFIED MEETING
In 1945, the new President, Harry Truman had to be brought up to speed quickly on the atomic bomb. Then he had to go through the agonizing process of deciding whether or not to use the bomb to bring the war to an end. We know of course that two atomic bombs were
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
He Said What ?!?
Jesus Christ, God in the flesh, while walking on this earth, said some things that we must understand and accept if we will be His followers. Here are some challenging quotes recorded in The Bible, His perfect Word. Jesus said...
"If anyone causes one of these little ones
The History of WWJD
Wikipedia encyclopedia states this about the common abbreviation WWJD: The phrase "What would Jesus do?" (often abbreviated to WWJD) became popular in the United States in the 1890s and again in 1990s as a personal motto for thousands of Christians who used the phrase as a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 13, 2009
MAKE SURE WE WERE ABIDING
Stuart Briscoe, author and long-time pastor of Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisconsin, tells about the time he traveled to Poland during the cold war. He was involved in several weeks of itinerant ministry, and one winter day his sponsors drove him in the dead of
This summer Susan and I discovered a reality show called CLEAN HOUSE (Style Channel). Have some of you seen it? It's a show where a team of people come in help people with a hopelessly messy house by cleaning it out. The host is a comedian named Niecy Nash. When she first enters
Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 5, 2002
I heard about an old farmer that had a grandfather clock that went haywire and chimed fourteen times one midnight. He jumped up and said, “Wake up, Nellie, it’s later than it’s ever been before.” I want to tell you folks, it’s later than it’s
Contributed by Izak Shipman on Jun 8, 2002
It’s estimated that from 2 678 wars in the 12th century, the total increased to 13 835 in the first quarter of the 19th Century. Wilbur Smith estimated that up to the close of the 19th
Contributed by Dallas Mcgill on Jun 10, 2002
I have a friend who worked in a slaughter house, putting to death cattle, hogs, chickens, turkeys; you name it he did it. One day there was an exceptional animal that was penned in the slaughter barn. A Lamb. "Usually," my friend voiced, "I would just slit the throat of the beast and it would