Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2009
I’m reminded of the poem by Clay Harrison entitled "Miracles:"
"Miracles can be large or small
according to God’s Plan.
And they need no explanation
for the unbelieving man.
The heavens declare His Glory;
the harvest proclaims His Love.
With the faith of a mustard seed
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in ones
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2008
A SABBATH MIRACLE
A Roman Catholic priest, a Pentecostal pastor and a Jewish rabbi were talking one day about their belief in miracles.
The Roman Catholic said that he did believe in miracles and illustrated this by telling of a recent incident when he had flown to Durban. As the aircraft
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2009
THE MIRACLE IN A BUG
Shortly before his death, the legendary film producer Cecil B DeMille wrote this beautiful meditation:
"One day as I was lying in a canoe, a big black beetle came out of the water and climbed up into the canoe. I watched it idly for some time. Under the heat of the sun,
Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Oct 15, 2009
MIRACLE IN CONFLICT
"Thankfully, God gives us a miracle like Jericho from time to time, but far more often, he asks us to strap on our swords, pick up our shields, and courageously enter the battle...When this happens we see a miracle there too--the miracle of men and women staying
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Mar 30, 2010
THE BIGGER MIRACLE
Pastor Steve Yeschek lost his sister, Judy, after a five-year battle with cancer. She was a woman who, as Steve described her, was a party animal—-a big drinker with a self-contented lifestyle. She was someone everybody loved, because she exuded excitement and a thrill for
Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 17, 2011
THE MIRACLE BIRTH
Mike Hermanstorfer was clutching his pregnant wife's hand in a Colorado hospital on Christmas Eve last year when she stopped breathing. Mike’s wife, Tracy, went into cardiac arrest during labor. Doctors told him, "We're going to take your son out now. We have been unable to
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 13, 2011
MIRACLE IN ISRAEL
From AD 70 to 1967, the land of Palestine was ruled by 40 different nations. Today, it is under Israeli control.
From 1948 to the present, the Israelis have fought 5 national wars—winning
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 15, 2011
THE MIRACLE OF SIGHT
For 51 years Bob Edens was blind. He couldn’t see a thing. His world was a black hall of sounds and smells. He felt his way through five decades of darkness.
And then, he could see. A skilled surgeon performed a complicated operation and, for the first time, Bob Edens
There is a precious family in a certain church in Kenya. Years ago, when the mother and the two young daughters were saved, they were returning home after baptismal service. They were rejoicing as they approached the door. All were singing. The father was a fearful demon-possessed
Many years ago in Kenya, a parent of one of my students came to me and told me what God did for their family. His daughter was born with serious physical problems. Doctors said that she will not be able to give birth her entire life. Her father and mother began to pray fervently
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Mar 5, 2012
The doctor told Marsha Mark and her husband they would never have biological children. In their disappointment, Marsha clung to a friend's words: "Somehow, God is going to use your struggle with infertility for his glory." Marsha began to pray for a glimpse of that glory.
Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 2, 2007
The Real Miracle
Meaning no disrespect to the religious convictions of others, I still can’t help wondering how we can explain away what to me is the greatest miracle of all and which is recorded in history. No one denies there was such a man, that he lived and that he was put to death by
Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
THE PRICE OF A MIRACLE
Let me tell you about Tess. Tess was a precocious eight-year-old little girl. One day she heard her mom and dad talking in a serious and somber tone about her little brother, Andrew. Tess didn’t understand everything that they were saying, but she got the gist: Her little
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 24, 2001
THE MIRACLE OF THE GROCERIES
The following is a true story. In 1984, Mike and his family belonged to an East Coast church. One Sunday evening, the sermon was on sacrificial offerings, and a special offering was taken at the end of the sermon. The only money in Mike’s wallet was a $50 bill,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 5, 2002
MOM OF THE MIRACLE
September 4, 1990, was the beginning of a new era for the Ellison Family of Long Island. It was mom Jean’s first day of a new teaching job, and daughter Brooke’s first day of seventh grade. But things didn’t unfold as planned.
Brook was hit by a car that day,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 11, 2002
A miracle is a divine intervention into, or interruption of, the regular course of the world that produces a purposeful but unusual event that would not have occurred otherwise(Geisler).
Scholar, William Lane Craig gives us an even more simple definition:
A miracle is an
Sermon Illustration: This is a true story not just an illustration. The year was 1985. I was on my very first international mission’s trip into Old Mexico. We were taking a van full of clothes, sound equipment, pots and pans etc. to a missionary in one of the dump areas of Monterrey. As we
Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jun 27, 2009
THE REAL MIRACLE
Several years ago, a very peculiar sight could be seen at a large downtown church in England. On the first Sunday of the New Year, an ex-convict knelt to receive communion beside the judge who had sentenced him to seven years in prison. After being sentenced, the young convict
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2002
I believe in miracle, but not too much miracle, for too much miracle would weaken us, make us dependent on miracle instead of our obedience to natural law. Just enough miracle to let us know he is there, but not too much, lest we depend on it when we should depend on our own initiative and on his