Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"The ingredients of health and long life are great temperance, open air,
Talking and Long Life: A Soviet gerontologist published research statistics that could transform the old adage, "He kills me with his chatter" into "He’s killing himself with his chatter." Professor Gurianin says his statistics show that the lesser one talks, the longer one lives. Anyone in the
Contributed by Tony Abram on Jul 2, 2021
A lightening bolt lasts 45 to 55 microseconds.
The average running shoe worn by the average runner on an average surface will last 350 to 500 miles.
A hard pencil can write up to 30,000 words or draw a line more than 30 miles long.
Most ball-point pens
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 20, 2005
It’s easy to live a long life, at least in America. Look at the statistics: Out of every 100,000 persons, 88,361 reach 50 years of age, more than 70,000 make it to 70, and almost 17,000 get to 85 or more. Staying around a long time, however, should not be our primary goal. Rather, we should be
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2006
"God, I pray Thee, light these idle sticks of my life, that I may burn for Thee. Consume my life, my God, for it is Thine. I seek not a long life,
Contributed by Michael Snow on Aug 13, 2008
Perhaps your list would be something like the one found in The Book of History, from an ancient Chinese religion. It has a list of the Five Happinesses which include: long life, riches, soundness of body and serenity of
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 5, 2002
A minister was visiting an elderly man, who’d been a Christian for most of his long life. The minister remarked, “Well sir, after keeping the faith for so long, you must feel pretty confident of holding out to the end.” The gentleman replied, “It’s not a matter of me
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 31, 2006
"In matters of the heart, no less than the market, a bigger investment means better returns…..marrriage for most people is the means to health, happiness, wealth, sex, and long life. In love, victory goes not to the half-hearted but to the brave: to those ordinary people who dare to take on the
Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 27, 2010
From the Texas Heart Institute’s website, we learn the following about our human heart. It weighs between 7 and 15 ounces (16 ounces is one pound.)It is the size of our fist (Make a fist.) For a person who lives a long life it will beat up to 3.5 billion times. It pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Jul 23, 2005
Dwight L. Moody said: “I was down in Texas some time ago, and happened to pick up a newspaper, and in it they called me “Old Moody.” Honestly, I had never been called old before. I went to my hotel, and looked in the looking glass. I can’t conceive of getting old. I have a life that is never going
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 15, 2009
My grandmother lived until she was 108. Now that is a long life! At 90 I remember her going on expeditions with a lapidary club. She loved collecting rocks and climbing mountains and walking for incredible distances. She would talk about the old people in the nursing home in which she lived. They
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 11, 2012
THE BANYAN TREE
The Banyan is native to India, but they can be found in the United States and other parts of the world, especially Asia. It grows as a young tree and then, as it gets larger, the heavy limbs put forth roots which drop to the ground to form a secondary trunk to support the large
Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 6, 2004
There was an elderly woman who was a true saint of God in her long life of devotion. She knew much of the Bible by heart and would repeat long passages from memory. But as the years went by, the strength went and with it the memory gradually went too. Finally, there came the time
Contributed by Donny Granberry on Mar 29, 2008
The story goes that a man had a dream. He stood at the gate of Heaven and confronted Peter. The man asked, “What does it take to get into Heaven?”
Peter answered, “One Thousand Points.”
OK the man said, “I have been faithful in church attendance all my life.” Peter said, “That’s one point.”
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
Amy was very close to her Grandmother. They visited often and shared some of the most memorable moments. When she was very small, they played together, walked together and when Amy was sick Grandma would stay with her so Mom and Dad could go to work. So they loved each other in all situations and
Contributed by Ronnie Knight on Nov 24, 2006
Judzia Dax was unique among the characters of Star Fleet. She was a humanoid life form from the planet Trill. Thus, our title today, Trill Theology. Trill is a scarcely populated planet with only a few million humanoid inhabitants.
The Trill Humanoids share their planet with a wormlike oceanic
Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 3, 2001
D. On March 13, 1998 from Associated Press- Milton Garland is 102 years old. He is America’s oldest known worker. He’s worked for the same Pennsylvania engineering firm since 1920. He thinks life and work are just about the same thing. "I don’t think age has anything to do with your desire to
How many Christians does it take to change a light bulb?
Charismatics/Pentecostals: Ten. One to change the bulb, and nine to pray against the spirit of darkness.
Presbyterians: None. Lights will go on and off at predestined times.
Roman Catholic: None. Candles only.
Baptists: At least 15.
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jul 22, 2009
DISCIPLESHIP IS INTENTIONAL MAINTENANCE
Discipleship requires maintenance, which you find true in so many areas of life.
Seventeen years ago we bought our present car. At the time I was working with the Rev. John Bomar on the American Family Asso. Committee. He noticed I had a new Volvo.