Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 8, 2010
SPIRIT: A LIFE CHANGING FORCE
There are those who think the Spirit is a thing. They view Him as a lifeless blob that God sets inside of us that doesn’t physically affect us during our lives.
They tend to view God’s Spirit like a coin you put in a pop machine or a candy machine. The coin goes
Contributed by Rick Crandall on Aug 23, 2007
*Did you see the story in the Baptist Message about the two seminary students in New Orleans, who stopped at a local grocery store? It happened years ago, and one of the students was Don Wilton.
*In the store they noticed a scruffy looking couple with a baby dressed only in a diaper. God’s
Contributed by Virgil Gibson on Oct 17, 2007
There are many life changing examples in the Word of God. The entire Word of God is life changing. Jesus used simple parables or short stories to get a point across or to convey a message. He used stories that His audience was
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Feb 5, 2018
Engaging in Kingdom Culture that brings life change.
It works on this fundamental principle. Hope is the spark that ignites the confident belief and in addition relationships with God and people, lead to Life Change.
Hope + confident belief (Faith) + relationship (Love) = Life
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2006
Teens: Two of the most common life-changing situations reported among Christian teens are stress (64%) and sin (59%). 64% of Christian teens chose to remain sexually abstinent until marriage while 54% chose not to use alcohol or drugs (51%) in ‘02. Those who struggle with abuse or parental conflict
Contributed by Nathan Parker on Mar 10, 2007
Life Examples: Isaiah: A Life-Changing Encounter (Isaiah 6:1-7)
Isaiah’s whole life changed when he saw the majestic Lord seated on His heavenly throne. His awesome vision of God pierced him to cry out, "I am a man of unclean lips...For my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts" (Isaiah
Contributed by Mark Eberly on May 22, 2008
When in Ireland, I saw versions of "Deal or No Deal" and "The Weakest Link." The biggest difference that struck me was the amount of the prize money. The money that was won and the money that was accepted as a decent prize was usually a tenth of what is won here in the US. In fact the largest prize
For you to be free you will have to make a decisive life changing decision
Contributed by John Harvey on Aug 6, 2006
In the most recent issue of Leadership Journal, Marshall Shelley says, “Churchgoers may seek a ‘life-changing experience’ but only if it
The word division means to “rip” or “tear” (1 Cor. 1:10). The Christians in this church were tearing the church apart – they were allowing the spirit of offense to rip
If you want to change the course of your life, change your confession.
James said the tongue is like a rudder, meaning
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2006
C. H. Spurgeon claimed that 98 percent of the people he met-- including the criminals he visited in England’s prisons--told him that they believed the Bible to be true. But the vast majority had never made a personal, life-changing
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Aug 6, 2006
C.H. Spurgeon claimed that 98% of the people he met-including criminals he visited in prison-told him that they believed the Bible to be true. But the vast majority had never made a personal, life changing commitment
Max Lucado says it this way, “Romans is a life-changing letter for people who are willing to admit they are sinners. For those who admit they are on the wrong plane, the letter provides the correct itinerary. Read
Contributed by Tim Spear on Dec 4, 2012
The shepherds didn't just talk about what they saw, but about the life-changing "good news" they heard. It was indelibly written on their hearts. Joyful worship and witness like that of the shepherds is the result of personal experience
The Ephesians society was a centrally powered society. And the power was given to men. Years ago when I was in Africa, my host told me “it is good to be a man in Africa”. It was good to be a man in Ephesus too. One commentator wrote, “Husbands were the
Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Apr 15, 2009
STAGES OF LIFE
Life changes. Our marriages change. Our children change. Everything is in the flux of change. Even our bodies change – as much as we hate to admit it.
I was reading recently of the four stages of life.
Contributed by John Shearhart on Oct 5, 2006
“There are numerous cultures around the world where the divorce rate is near zero. Why? The common denominator is that divorce is not viewed as an option. It may be against the law or against the norm of their society. In cultures where divorce is an acceptable choice, couples can decide in advance
Contributed by Scott Jensen on Dec 18, 2007
C. H. Spurgeon claimed that 98% of the people he met, including criminals he visited in England’s prisons, told him that they believed the Bible to be true. But, the vast majority had never made a personal, life-changing commitment to Jesus Christ. For them, “believe” was not an active
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
C. H. Spurgeon, a Baptist minister in the mid-eighteen hundreds, claimed that 98 percent of the people he met-- including the criminals he visited in England’s prisons--told him that they believed the Bible to be true. But the vast majority had never made a