Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 26, 2009
ILLUSTRATION… Ben Hur (p)
When ever I think of leprosy, I think of the 1959 movie Ben Hur. The character played by Ben Hur returns home after many years and eventually finds that his mother and sister contracted leprosy while in prison and now live a leper colony away from everyone else. They
Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 26, 2009
ILLUSTRATION… Hellen Keller (p)
Whenever I read this passage, I cannot help but think of another movie! I think of the 1962 (and in 1979) movie about Hellen Keller called “The Miracle Worker.” Hellen Keller was deaf and blind and could not communicate. Her teacher, Anne Sullivan arrived at
Contributed by Tony Abram on Aug 22, 2009
"The miracle ministry of Jesus Christ is still God’s indispensable method
Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Jan 15, 2010
When I was first ordained, my mother would write or call to tell me about someone she knew who was having a problem or who was ill. She would say, “Just write them a little note and put in a nice prayer for them.” It used to irritate me to death so I can imagine how Jesus felt when his mother
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2010
Eight Year-old Boy On Johnny Carson Show Talks About What He Learned In Sunday School
Some years ago when Johnny Carson was the host of the The Tonight Show he interviewed an eight year old boy. The boy was asked to appear because he had rescued two friends in a coalmine outside his hometown in
Contributed by Donny Granberry on Apr 21, 2010
BEER INTO BREAD
There was a young boy in his school class, and his teacher was telling them how foolish the Bible is and the stories written in the Bible. In particular, she pointed out the story where Jesus turned the water into wine. She asked the boy to stand up and said, "Surely you do not
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on May 11, 2010
RAISING THE DEAD
I was working as a funeral assistant, and it was the first time I had ever touched a dead body when it happened. We had been called to a house to transfer the body to the hospital or funeral home. "THE BODY" - that sounds so impersonal. She was sitting in the living room,
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Oct 30, 2010
Yesterday I was reading about a man called Han van Meegeren who was a Dutch artist and an extremely talented ART FORGER. He forged some of the world's most famous paintings so well that the best art critics and art experts of his time thought his paintings were GENUINE.
Painting one of the
DO YOU LIKE TO BE BLIND?
Our grand-kids came to visit our church one Sunday, and I asked our grandson, Caleb, how he liked Sunday School. He said he didn't like it at all!
I asked him why and he explained that the teacher made them close their eyes for a long time and wouldn't let them
ONE DAY I WILL BE HEALED
A few weeks ago, I saw a special on TV about faith healers. In that show, Lisa Ling went to the meeting of a renowned faith healer where she interviewed a man named Steve. When he was 18, Steve was in a car crash that left him with brain injury and a speech impediment.
Of a Sister in faith losing her valuable purse and then miraculously recovering it.
Two years ago, the ladies of our Church went to buy some gifts in a busy market for Church widows and orphans during Christmas time. Mission accomplished, when they returned to the Church, one Sister in faith
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 21, 2002
Changed Whiskey into Furniture
An alcoholic, who became a believer, was asked how he could possibly believe all the nonsense in the Bible about miracles. “You don’t believe that Jesus changed the water into wine do you?” “I sure do, because in our house
Contributed by Jim Kane on Nov 25, 2002
It’s hunting season and two friends were out hunting. One was always bragging about what a good shot he was. About that time a duck flew over. He took aim and fired . . . . the duck flew on unscathed.
He paused a minute and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 27, 2003
If you don’t believe in miracles, listen to this story.
There was a young girl who lived on New York, and her parents didn’t allow her to play in the streets, so she had to play upstairs. Now where she played it was a third floor window and she would always play by this window. One day she was
Contributed by Pat Cook on Nov 26, 2003
Bob heard a rumor that his father, grandfather and great-grandfather had all walked on water on their 21st birthdays. So, on his 21st birth-day, Bob his good friend Brian headed out to the lake. "If they did it, I can too!" he insisted. When Bob and Brian arrived at the lake, they rented a boat
Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 26, 2004
Over the past few months Stephanie and I have had to do much planning for our wedding. We have picked out tuxedos, she has picked out her dress and the brides maids dresses, we had to determine who was going to be in the wedding and the list goes on and on. There are many things involved in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 17, 2004
Christian humorist and Minister Dennis Swanberg says one of his favorite stories happened to him on Easter Sunday in Saginaw, Texas, several years ago. The church was packed for Easter services. The high school basketball coach was in the middle of giving his testimony when water started dripping
Little Johnny was playing with his father’s wallet when he accidentally swallowed a quarter. He went crying to him mom, choking on the quarter. They took him to a doctor, who said that the quarter was impossible to remove without surgery, they consulted a specialist who was of the same opinion.
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Mar 1, 2005
“The Tassels and the Braids!” Hebrews 10:5-10 Key verse(s): 14:“Since than time he waits for his enemies to be made his footstool, because by one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy.”
When I was a junior in high school I was inducted into the National Honor
I have been fooled too many times by products that claim to grow hair, or by get rich quick schemes and, like Thomas, I too have doubted the resurrection of Jesus at times. I have doubted that my faith was valid. I have doubted whether Jesus really was divine, that he really was the Son of God.