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 Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"The light of friendship is like the light of phosphorus, seen plainest
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 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 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 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
Blinded by The Light
The first thing that blinds us to God’s Truth is the blinding effect of God’s Word Itself. Here’s how it works.
Have you ever had the experience of driving down a dark road at night, come to the crest of a hill only to be blasted by the brilliant high beam
Contributed by Michael Elmore on Jan 17, 2002
STEWARD OF THE LIGHT
In the nineteenth century, lighthouses on the U.S. coasts were tended by lighthouse keepers and their families. If a man who tended the light took ill or became disabled, often the work was picked up by his wife or children. Such was the case of Hosea Lewis.
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 Jeff Strite on Oct 20, 2002
A NEW LIGHT
One of the greatest tragedies for people would be to live in darkness when they could live in the light…
Rose Crawford had been blind for 50 years. Then she had an operation in an Ontario hospital. She said, “I just can’t believe it,” as the doctor lifted the bandages from her
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
FOCUSING ON THE LIGHT
"We were on shipboard," relates a captain's wife, "lying in a Southern harbor. We were obliged, first to make our way ashore. The waves were rolling heavily. I became frightened at the thought of attempting it, when one man came to me, saying, 'Do not be afraid: I will
THE SPIRIT IS A LIGHT
If there was no light, we would all be as blind people, we could see no colours, all would be dark inside. We wouldn’t be able to read this Bible if there was no light.
You see the Christian life is like a journey. And God has given us a road map, which is the Bible. Now
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 Sermoncentral on Mar 30, 2011
A LIGHT THAT LASTS
Thomas Edison invented the electric light bulb in 1879. Twenty-two years later, in 1901, one of the newfangled gadgets was hung and turned on in the Livermore, Calif., Fire Department. It’s still there, and still on. The old bulb has almost never been turned off in 109 years.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 4, 2011
A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
In 1963, my grandfather was serving as the Senior Minister of West End United Methodist Church in Nashville. West End is situated right across the street from Vanderbilt University, and has always been a wealthy, predominately white church.
One communion Sunday, a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 6, 2012
LOOKING AT THE LIGHT
A pastor told a story of a man in his congregation who had lost literally hundreds of thousands of dollars. He owed everybody. One day the pastor asked him, "How in the world are you even surviving? How can you smile? How can you be enthusiastic about Jesus and about life