Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
"Look at others and be distressed. Look at yourself, and be depressed. Look to God, and
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 28, 2002
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD
Hudson Taylor founder of China Inland Mission) used to hang in his home a plaque with two Hebrew Words on it: EBENEZER & JEHOVAH JIREH. The first word means ‘Hitherto hath the Lord helped us’ and the second, ‘The Lord will see to it or provide.’ One looked back
Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 2, 2009
I love those scenes in action films, comics, or cartoons where you have one set of bad guys pursuing the hero from one end of a tunnel or corridor and another set of bad guys is converging from the other side. You know the hero is in between them, but when the groups of pursuers meet in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 7, 2009
LOOKING FOR ANSWERS
Sometimes we look in the wrong places to find answers. The story is told of a drunk who was seen by a police officer looking for something. The drunk was down on his hands and knees and explained in slurred speech to the police officer that he was looking for his wallet.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 14, 2009
LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING
Girolamo Savonarola was one of the great preachers of the fifteenth century. He preached in the great cathedral of Florence, Italy, which contained a magnificent marble statue of Mary. One day he noticed an elderly woman praying before this statue and then realized it was
Contributed by David Moore on Aug 11, 2010
The other day I saw a man wearing a tee shirt which read "Jesus is Coming -- Look Busy" Of course, it was a statement of unbelief. But Jesus is coming, and we must not merely look busy, but be busy. Jesus said "I must work the works of
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 3, 2011
LOOKING FORWARD TO IT
A Peanuts cartoon:
Lucy and Linus were sitting in front of the television set when Lucy said to Linus, "Go get me a glass of water."
Linus looked surprised. "Why should I do anything for you? You never do anything for me."
Lucy promised, "On your 75th birthday,
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
Contributed by Joel Sumagaysay on Sep 17, 2012
Porte Vencer justified the 1st and the 2nd look at a woman. It has been said you can not avoid the first look but you can avoid the second look. But Porte said, " there is nothing wrong with the first look you can not avoid it. And he justified second look by saying, " maybe I know
Contributed by Kevin Humphrey on Mar 12, 2013
LOOKING AT THE DOOR
A defendant was on trial for murder. There was strong evidence indicating guilt, but there was no corpse. The lawyer, knowing that his client would probably be convicted, resorted to a trick: "Within one minute, the person presumed dead in this case will walk into this
Contributed by Michael Parks on Mar 30, 2016
Looking for Something?
When we need answers to life’s questions where do we look? There certainly isn’t any shortage of information on the internet these days. You can find almost any answer to any question or help with whatever you are struggling with. But, is it the right
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Aug 30, 2001
LOOKING FOR THE FATHER
Author Michael Green writes:
Only Jesus fully understands God the Father.
Great people have discovered and taught many true and noble things about God. Nobody has known him with the intimacy of Jesus, who could call him Abba, "dear daddy."
When that holy man,
In the Greek original of the New Testament the word often translated sincere means `judged in the sunlight’; and the English word is derived from the Latin--- `sine cera’, which means `without wax’.
In the days when art flourished in ancient Greece, it was the common
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 13, 2002
LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
In his book, First Things First, author Stephen Covey writes about Viktor Frankl, an Austrian psychologist who survived the death camps of Nazi Germany. Frankl made a startling discovery about why some survived the horrible conditions and some did not.
"He looked at
Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 16, 2002
Looking For Loopholes
Just before the death of actor W. C. Fields, a friend visited Fields’ hospital room and was surprised to find him thumbing through a Bible. Asked what he was doing with a
Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 20, 2002
Title: Look to the Stars
One night Abraham Lincoln suggested to a young man that they take a walk along a country road. Lincoln lifted his eyes to the heavens full of stars and said, "I never behold them that I don’t feel I am looking into the face of God. A man might look down upon the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 17, 2003
THE LOOK OF EVIL
“The greatest evil is not done in those sordid dens of evil that Dickens loved to paint... but is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried and minuted) in clean, carpeted, warmed, well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white collars and cut fingernails and smooth-shaven
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 12, 2004
LOOKING FOR THE LOST
The boss of a big company needed to call one of his employees about an urgent problem with one of the main computers. He dialed the employee’s home telephone number and was greeted with a child’s whispered, "Hello?"
Feeling put out at the inconvenience of having to talk
Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Aug 31, 2007
Look not back to yesterday,
So full of failure and regret;
Look ahead and seek God’s way—
Sins confessed you must forget.