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  • Jesus

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 30, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,607 views

    JESUS He began His ministry by being hungry, yet He is the Bread of Life. Jesus ended His earthly ministry by being thirsty, yet He is the Living Water. Jesus was weary, yet He is our rest. Jesus paid tribute, yet He is the King. Jesus was accused of having a demon, yet He cast out ...read more

  • Jesus This, Jesus That

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 27, 2006
     | 1,462 views

    Story – Jesus this, Jesus that. Few years ago I was talking with folks from this church – they needed a pastor. Really liked their church, seemed like great people. After awhile I noticed – Jesus didn’t seem to have anything to do with this church. Presbyterian – by the way. I, pointed ...read more

  • Serving Jesus

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,954 views

    Serving Jesus • A certain family in a Southern Baptist Church had been inactive for years. • The family simply never went to church any more and every effort to get them to attend had failed. • One day one of the sons, name John, was bitten by a rattlesnake. The father immediately sent for the ...read more

  • Jesus Was Thirsty

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,093 views

    Jesus said, "I am thirsty." No wonder he was thirsty. Loss of blood. Exposure. Heat. Exhaustion. Dehydration. He’s been on the cross now for 6 hours. The sweat rolls off him like buckets. It’s hot. And the flies are buzzing around him. The crowds taunting him. The blood mixes with the sweat as it ...read more

  • The Jesus Store  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,500 views

    Let me close with this story - The Jesus Store. There was a woman once who wanted peace in the world and peace in her heart, but she was very frustrated. The world seemed to be falling apart and her personal life wasn’t that great either. One day she decided to go shopping, and she went to the ...read more

  • Authority Of Jesus

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jun 21, 2007
     | 1,187 views

    AUTHORITY OF JESUS It is obvious that I love the Spurs NBA basketball team. Tim Duncan, who is on the San Antonio Spurs, is at the moment considered one of the greatest players of the sport. Tim Duncan routinely frustrates sports reporters as they interview him. The reporters want Tim to talk ...read more

  • The Authority Of Jesus

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Nov 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,784 views

    The Authority of Jesus Years ago I was on a trip to Israel with my seminary. We were taking a tour of Jerusalem and the church of the Holy Sepulcher. As we walked through the section controlled by the Ethiopian Orthodox, the monks ignored us, it was as if we didn’t exist. Then our professor told ...read more

  • Jesus Is Stronger

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Dec 19, 2007
     | 857 views

    JESUS IS STRONGER Remember the Road Runner cartoons where Wile E. Coyote chases the Road Runner cartoons and inevitably end up in a tight situation? The Coyote will chase the bird failing every time. He will explode, have a rock fall on him, have a ACME device malfunction or fall off the edge of a ...read more

  • Time For Jesus

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Sep 19, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,587 views

    Time for Jesus Suppose you walked into your kitchen one morning and found Jesus sitting at the table. What would you do? Would you say: "Jesus! I'm thrilled to see You! I just wish I had time to talk, but right now I'm running late for work. When I get home tonight, we'll have a nice visit"? ...read more

  • Allah Or Jesus?  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Mavis on Dec 15, 2003
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,418 views

    Allah or Jesus? Last month I attended my annual training session that’s required for mai ntaining my state prison security clearance. During the training session there was a presentation by three speakers representing the Roman Catholic, Protestant and Muslim faiths who explained their ...read more

  • To Be Like Jesus  PRO

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Apr 17, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,973 views

    MY DESIRE, TO BE LIKE JESUS; MY DESIRE, TO BE LIKE HIM. HIS SPIRIT FILL ME, HIS LOVE O’ERWHELM ME, IN DEED AND WORD, TO BE LIKE HIM.” --Lillian Plankenhorn, 1946 Is that your heart’s prayer? How can one ever be like Jesus? The secret to being ...read more

  • Hottubs And Jesus  PRO

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Feb 26, 2002
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,274 views

    HOTTUBS AND JESUS “The other day ...as I sat there savoring hot tubness, cracking small jokes and adjusting to the feel of being bubbled over from all angles, it struck me that the hot tub is the perfect symbol of the modern route in religion. The hot tub experience is sensuous, relaxing, ...read more

  • But Jesus Walked  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 3, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,972 views

    BUT JESUS WALKED On his sixteenth birthday a son approached his father and said, "Dad, I’m sixteen now. When I get my license, can I drive the family car?" His dad looked at him and said, "Son, driving the car takes maturity, and first, you must prove that you are responsible enough. And one way ...read more

  • The Jesus Store

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 26, 2007
     | 1,276 views

    The Jesus Store. There was a woman once who wanted peace in the world and peace in her heart, but she was very frustrated. The world seemed to be falling apart and her personal life wasn’t that great either. One day she decided to go shopping, and she went to the mall and walked in to one of ...read more

  • Jesus, As An Example

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,400 views

    Illustration: Jesus, as an example D. M. Stearns was preaching in Philadelphia. At the close of the service a stranger came up to him and said, “I don’t like the way you spoke about the cross. I think that instead of emphasizing the death of Christ, it would be far better to preach Jesus, the ...read more

  • Jesus Stands ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 12, 2009
     | 1,004 views

    JESUS STANDS READY During the years of 1980s, I traveled quite a bit from Washington D.C. to New Jersey to go between my father and mother’s house. As a 10-year-old I traveled alone on planes, so news stories about planes and travels were on my radar, so to speak. So, in 1982 when January 13th ...read more

  • Jesus In My ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 12, 2009
     | 1,120 views

    JESUS IN MY HEART A little 9-year-old girl came home from VBS one day. She proudly told her parents and little brother that, "Jesus is living in my heart now!" Mom and Dad were so proud, and made a big deal out of it. Later that day, her little brother said something she didn’t like, and she ...read more

  • Jesus Swooned?  PRO

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Apr 7, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,646 views

    JESUS SWOONED? One lady wrote in to a question and answer forum. "Dear Sirs, Our preacher said on Easter, that Jesus just swooned on the cross and that the disciples nursed Him back to health. What do you think? Sincerely, Bewildered." "Dear Bewildered, Beat your preacher with a ...read more

  • Amazed By Jesus

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 9, 2009
     | 1,556 views

    AMAZED BY JESUS Many years ago – in the confines of a barracks room, a young sailor decided not to go out partying with his friends. He invested that evening reading the Bible - very specifically – reading the Gospel of John. The room was mostly dark except for the light of the little study desk ...read more

  • Mistaken For Jesus

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 27, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,520 views

    MISTAKEN FOR JESUS Carolyn Gillette told the story of a hospice chaplain named Larry, and how he became friends with an 80-year-old lady named Mary. Mary was a hospice patient. Larry visited with her many times, and was greatly impressed by her faith. One day, he got a call that Mary had taken a ...read more