Contributed by Michael Wiley on Jan 7, 2009
Finished Shopping? What kind of gifts are you looking for? We look for gifts for Christmas that show our love for others.
Joke; one man asked another, “what are you getting your wife?” “I’ll wrap myself.” “I’m not getting my wife much either.”
ILL Little Sammy Williams
One morning, my lawn was full of dandelions. They were beautiful. Most people hate them. My neighbors had treated their lawns, as there were but a few dandelions there.
For anyone who likes dandelion salad, or indulges in what I have heard as dandelion wine, my yard was ready that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2002
The "beloved disciple," was brother to James the Great. The churches of Smyrna, Pergamos, Sardis, Philadelphia, Laodicea, and Thyatira, were founded by him. From Ephesus he was ordered to be sent to Rome, where it is affirmed he was cast into a cauldron of boiling oil. He escaped by
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
THE LIGHT OF HOPE
As Craig T. Kocher in his commentary on our text states, "Christian hope is fundamentally different from optimism. Christian hope locks its steely eyes on the devastation of the world around it, and readily acknowledges that things may not get better. Christian hope does not
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jun 1, 2010
He was nicknamed “THE CROCODILE HUNTER”, and he was a unique man with a smile as wide as fun itself and Australian to the core. You couldn’t help but remember STEVE IRWIN! He and his wife Terri owned and operated Australia Zoo in a little place called Beerwah on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jun 4, 2010
My sister and her husband Pete are on a holiday working their way through OUTBACK PLACES in Australia. Unfortunately they can't travel on the dirt roads at the moment because of an unexpected rainy season. They have to stick to the highways because if they get off the track they will sink in the
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 6, 2013
JOHN THE BAPTIST AND THE MANDAEANS
One religion exists to this day that reveres John as their main prophet:
The Mandaeans were originally native speakers of Mandaic, a Semitic language that evolved from Eastern Middle Aramaic, before switching to colloquial Iraqi Arabic and Modern Persian.
Contributed by Andy Grossman on Jun 3, 2008
John Wesley’s Diary:
July 7, 1739. — I had an opportunity to talk with him (some preacher friend) of those outward signs which had so often accompanied the inward work of God. I found his objections were chiefly grounded on gross misrepresentations of matter of fact. But the next day he had an
Contributed by Eric Ferguson on Jun 3, 2008
Living in a remote forest at the northern edge of Canada, Trapper John made his closest friendship with his faithful German shepherd, Duke. Every few days he and Duke would take the overnight trek to check the traps. Selling animal pelts at the trading post in the distant town
Contributed by Wayne Solomon on Jun 7, 2008
The Story of John Wesley
A page from John Wesley’s Diary reads as follows: Sunday morning, May 5, preached in St. Ann’s, was asked not to come back anymore. Sunday p.m., May 5, preached at St. John’s, deacons said, "Get out and stay out." Sunday a.m., May 12, preached at St. Jude’s,
John - The Apostle of Love
John is known as The Apostle of Love because more than any other writer in the New Testament he speaks of love, he exemplifies love, he loves and is loved. As a matter of fact, even though he writes only five books in the New Testament (as opposed to Paul’s 13) he used
Contributed by Tyler Edwards on May 26, 2009
THE APOSTLE JOHN
Here are some of the things we know about John, John was one of the apostles. In fact he was the youngest apostle. His brother was the apostle James who is beheaded in Acts 12. He is the only apostle to not be martyred for his faith. And he walked in the inner circle of Jesus.
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Oct 7, 2004
. JOHN WELSEY
Traveled over 250,000 miles on horseback over a period of 40 years preaching the Gospel
Preached 40,000 sermons
Wrote 400 books
Knew 10 languages
At 83 he was annoyed that he couldn’t write more than 15 hours a day without hurting his eyes.
At 86 he was ashamed because
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
John Hagee tells of a woman who worried for 40 years that she was getting stomach cancer. Every cramp had to be cancer she thought. When she was 73, she died of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 1, 2013
MARTYRDOM OF JOHN DENLEY
One day, on the way to visit some friends, John Denley was stopped and searched by the authorities, who found his written confession of faith. Denley believed the Church was built upon the apostles and prophets, with Christ as its head, and that the present state church,
Contributed by J. B. Hall on Mar 30, 2008
H. In 3 John, 9 John speaks of just such an individual: “I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.”
I. Diotrephes was opposing the Lord’s apostle because he wanted the preeminence [supremacy, superiority]!
J. He actively resisted
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 8, 2002
John Oxenham wrote in his selected poems of John Oxenham,"Love ever gives-Forgives-outlives-
And ever stands with open hands.
And,while it lives-it gives.
Contributed by Mark Brunner on May 12, 2005
“Delusional Spiritual Myopithy!” John 15:26-John 16:4 Key verse(s) 26:“When the Counselor comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father, he will testify about me.”
Oh that dreaded sign! “Caution––Men Working!” Normally I am pretty good about