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 Sep 20, 2007
Bob died and went to the gates of Heaven. St. Peter greeted him, "Hey Bob, it is nice to see you hear. Hold on a minute while I check your name."
After a minute, St. Peter stated, "There you are... that will be $12.50"
"$12.50!", Bob exclaimed, "but I thought heaven was free!" But to St.
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
Contributed by Shawn Rose on Jan 13, 2009
Aesop’s Fables, The Fox and the Lion – fox first sees lion, scared to death and runs away; second time sees the lion, stands at a safe distance and watches; third time sees the lion, walks up to him and strikes up a conversation, walks away
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 Mark Hensley on Oct 31, 2002
My Favorite Seminary Professor J.W. Mac Gorman once said "It’s never the servants prerogative to
Contributed by Troy Mason on Nov 1, 2002
While serving as a U.S. Marine in Iwakuni, Japan I had an experience that I thought I would share. The date was Friday, Nov 1st, 2002. Just to set the stage, that means it was a payday Friday compounded by the fact that military promotions occur on the 1st, so there were many Marines of all ranks
Contributed by Joel Preston on Nov 15, 2002
MY NAME IS “I AM”
I was regretting the past and fearing the future. Suddenly my Lord was speaking: “My name is “I AM.” He paused. I waited.
He continued, “When you live in the past with its mistakes and regrets, it is hard. I am not there. My name is not ‘I WAS.’
Contributed by Tim Zingale on Nov 18, 2002
"Once upon a time there was a king who owned a beautiful orchard which contained fine fig trees. He hired two watchmen; one blind and one lame to care for this orchard while he went away on a trip.
One day while they were in the orchard, beggars, blind men, lame men, poor widows and hungry
Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Nov 23, 2002
John Wesley was asked what he would do if he knew his Lord would return at that time the next day. He said in effect, "I would go to bed and go to
sleep; wake up in the morning, and go on with my work, for I
Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Dec 28, 2002
Rodney Pickett makes this observation, “Love is the identifying mark of Christianity. In a world of hate, envy, and anger, love sticks out like a healthy thumb. When anyone walks away from an encounter
Someone anonymous once poignantly said something very profound about Jesus: "I am far within the mark when I say that all armies that ever marched, and all the navies that were ever built, and all the parliaments that ever sat, and all the kings that ever reigned, put together, have not affected
A- for the Architect, Jesus is beautiful beyond discription.
B- For the Builder, Jesus is the Rock.
C- For the Carpenter, Jesus is the firm foundation.
D- For the Disciple, Jesus the Master.
E- For the Engineer, Jesus is the blueprint of God.
F- For the Fisherman, Jesus is the
Contributed by James Buchanan on Mar 27, 2003
Two old friends met one day after many years. One attended college, and
now was very successful. The other had not attended college and never had
The successful one said, "How has everything been going with you?"
"Well, one day I opened the Bible at random, and dropped my
Contributed by David Dykes on Mar 31, 2003
Jesus infuriated the Jewish leaders because He claimed to be the “stone which the builders rejected.” This is a reference to the building of Solomon’s Temple. It took 30,000 workmen over seven years to complete the temple. According to I Kings 6 all the stones were quarried far away from the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2003
There was a pastor from a small rural congregation who visited an old farmer from time to time in an attempt to share the gospel with him. Each time the farmer would tell the pastor, "I believe in God. It is impossible not to when you look around at the beauty of this earth and the way in which
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 14, 2003
Dr. Andrew Bonar told me how, in the Highlands of Scotland, a sheep would often wander off into the rocks and get into places that they couldn’t get out of. The grass on these mountains is very sweet and the sheep like it, and they will jump down ten or twelve feet, and then they
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 14, 2003
THROUGH THE VALLEY OF DEATH
Philip Crosby, in his book "March Till They Die," gives an account of a forced march that American and European soldiers who had been captured had to endure in Korea.
It was November of 1950, and the North Koreans were being pushed north. As they went, they forced