LIGHT OF THE WORLD
Jesus stated that we are to be the "Light of the World", and that a city set on a hill cannot be hidden. In the Canadian province of New Brunswick there is a church building on Deer Island that for many years has served as a physical light house to the fishermen of that
Contributed by Jose Imperial on Jan 4, 2008
Intermittent light are on and off lights. They are seasonal light.Christmas lights are intended for decorations,it is good for the eyes to entertain.But you cant light a highway by being on and off, Christmas light are only for a season. Highway light intended to guide were made for all seasons.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"The light of friendship is like the light of phosphorus, seen plainest
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jul 17, 2008
"The same lighting and thunder that lights up the sky and brings the rain is the same lightning and thunder that
Contributed by Don Jones on Oct 28, 2006
There is a third property of light. Light can show you the way. One summer as a kid I went into the woods with my cousins. One was older and one was younger. Stevie Joe was 2 years younger and Jerry was already in his teens, about 6 years older. Jerry decided to keep out after dark and then
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 29, 2001
Al was my father-in-law. He was an uncomplicated man, easy to like. He was a natural athlete and avid outdoorsman who love to hunt and fish. … Al was the kind of man who didn’t mind what might get said about his wife or daughter, but he never tolerated an insult to his dog.
Al’s ragged edge
Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
NOT THE ONLY LIGHT!
On July 06, 2000, Hugh Downs the guest host on the Larry King Live Show lead a round table discussion on the questions, "Who is Jesus? And why is there such a fascination with that question now?" Among his guests was Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Dean of Oxford L’chaim Society.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 19, 2005
THE PURPOSE OF THE LIGHT
"There is an old story about a lighthouse keeper who worked on a rocky stretch of coastline. Once a month he would receive a new supply of oil to keep the light burning so that ships could safely sail near the rocky coast. One night, though, a woman from a nearby village
Contributed by Frank Ellis on Apr 15, 2002
THE LIGHTS OF HOME
In his memoirs, Chronicles of Wasted Time, Malcolm Muggeridge tells of events that took place in Africa in 1943. He was forty years old but his experience of those four decades had been of progressive disillusionment.
After Cambridge he spent three years in India, which
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 21, 2002
LIGHT THE NIGHT-
It’s a night of darkness. It’s a night of evil. It’s a night the Devil claims as his own. It’s called —“The Festival of the Dead,” better known as Halloween. Occultists honor this night. Christians abhor this night, for it dishonors God and pays tribute to Satan.
NO LIGHT ON THE RUNWAY
Consider the experience of a friend of mine, who was a recreational pilot when he was younger. On one occasion, he flew his single-engine plane toward his home base at a small country airport.
Unfortunately, he waited too long to start back and arrived in the vicinity
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 2, 2009
ALWAYS IN THE LIGHT
In his book The Best Is Yet To Be, Henry Durbanville told the story of a little girl in London who won a prize at a flower show. Her entry was grown in an old cracked teapot and had been placed in the attic window of a rundown tenement house. When someone asked how she
Contributed by Larry Wilson on Oct 7, 2011
DEACONS AND LIGHTS
In our church, we have someone that does the maintenance and replaces light bulbs and things like that. They do not want their pastor to do this for two good reasons:
1) I know very little about maintenance, and my church knows that I know very little.
2) They don't
Contributed by Steven Angus on May 20, 2013
LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
Some of you may be familiar with the name Catherine Marshall. She was a wonderful Christian author who wrote such classics as Christy, which became a television series.
There was an occasion in her life when she felt as if the flame of God’s love had gone out. It
Contributed by Tim Baker on Jan 5, 2018
When I flew airplanes regularly landing at night was very different than daylight. I would use the instruments to guide me to the airport over most of the trip, but since I was a VFR pilot I would use my eyes outside of the cockpit to land the plane. In the daylight using your eyes to land was
REFLECTING THE LIGHT
A well-known Bible teacher has just finished speaking to a large class of business people on the Christians' responsibility to be light in the world. He had emphasized the as believers we all have the obligation to reflect the Light in the world, the Lord Jesus.
Contributed by Taiwo Oyadiran on Mar 23, 2019
I like to tell this story about my son as a 2-year-old. I always liked to give him a shower/bath and like most kids that age, he liked playing with the water.
Many times, when there’s water and soap on his head and face, he, of course, had to close his eyes. That part he didn’t like. No kid would
Contributed by Fred W. Penney on Dec 31, 2018
Master Of Light
In 1969, in a science lab in New Jersey, Canadian physicist Willard Boyle and his colleagues invented the concept of an electronic eye. Using their knowledge of mathematics and the behaviour of light they provided the science behind digital cameras known as a charged-coupled device
A boatman and a scholar were once travelling on a boat. During the journey, the scholar asked the boatman, "Do you know philosophy?" "No," he replied.
"Do you know psychology?". "No."
"What about geology?" "Nope!"
"I suppose you don’t know accountancy, huh?" "No, not at all."
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2009
A Light of Hope
There is a story about how the caverns north of Yellowstone National Park were discovered. As the story goes, one of the original explorers was walking along the top of that mountain and fell through a hole, and he dropped down several hundred feet into this cavern and was stuck