Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 17, 2008
John went to visit his old grandfather in a secluded area of Georgia. After chatting all night John’s grandfather made a breakfast of bacon, eggs and toast. However, John noticed a film on his plate, and questioned his grandfather, "Are these plates clean?"
His grandfather replied, "They’re as
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Aug 3, 2009
Jesus confronts all those misconceptions and says you can pray, this is how you do it (“Our Father”), and God does hear you. God is not out to punish you or play tricks on you by giving you poison when you need and ask for food. You don’t have to jump through all these man-made hoops. Ask, seek,
God desires us to be patient- Carl Jung stated, “Hurry is not of the devil; hurry is the devil’
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 11, 2009
“They are who we thought they were.”
How many have heard the apparently new cliché: "They are who we thought they were"
“Normally quiet Arizona Cardinals coach Dennis Green first uttered this trademarked phrase during a swear-filled, post-game tirade in 2006. When he was asked what he thought
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 17, 2009
When I was a kid, I remember my Mum coming to me and blaming me for something I had not done. Mostly when she came to me with punishment I deserved it, but not this time. She was so sure that I was the culprit. In the end there was nothing I could say or do to convince her that I had not committed
Contributed by Thomas Cash on Dec 17, 2009
Listen to part of the June 2006 editorial of Christianity Today, written when The Da Vinci Code was being released in theaters:
“The tendency to grasp at excuses for not making a commitment to (God) was illustrated by National Public Radio commentator Peter Manseau. He compared the Gospel of
Sometimes we come against things that violates our core principles and we may not be able to speak up or stand up for what we know we should. But with the conviction and power of faith, we stand up for our beliefs and consequently do the right thing. Doing the right is powered by faith! The bible
Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 12, 2010
Believing in God not Enough
I hear people say, “He believes in God.” If he has not confessed Christ as his Lord and Savior, he will spend eternity in the place the Bible calls Hell. It was not meant for
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
THE RULES OF CRICKET
* You have two sides, one out in the field and one in.
* Each man that's in the side that's in - goes out,
* And when he's out - he comes in - and the next man goes in until he's - out.
* When they are all out,
* The side that's out comes in - and the side that's
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
MACBETH SINS FOR FALSE AMBITION
Macbeth is a striking example of an ambitious man desiring and then using any means to acquire some power beyond his possession. The tragedy tells us that this faithful soldier, fresh from the wars in Norway, is met by spirits who greet him as Thane of Glamis,
Contributed by Donny Granberry on Jun 19, 2008
My wife and I live on a cul-de-sac, and that is like saying that all roads in Pasadena lead to our home.
There is only one way, one path that leads to our home, and
Contributed by C Vincent on Feb 13, 2009
Go through the optical illusions: (slides 1-6)
The eyes can be deceiving. The brain may tell us one thing while our eyes see another.
Dog: How do we respond? (7)
Most of us warm to animals.
Children begging: How do we respond? (8)
The sight of children may cause us to think more deeply
I was a senior in high school when one of my neighbors, George, committed suicide. He was 19 the only son his mother, a poor widow, Mrs. Maria. He hung himself because some friends made fun of him… Mrs. Maria mourned over the terrible loss of her only son was not her only pain. She felt the
Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jul 13, 2009
A former archbishop of Canterbury arrived in New York. A journalist asked him, “Will you be visiting any of our nightclubs whilst you are here?” The archbishop mischievously replied, “Are there any night clubs here?” Next day a newspaper headline read: “Archbishop’s first question on arriving in
Myths are easily accepted as truth it they have been around a long time. Take the case of the spider. About 350 B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle classified the spider as having six legs. And for the next 20 centuries everyone believed the spider had six legs. No one even bothered to count and
Contributed by Adam Deibert on May 7, 2004
William Barclay lists 6 points on which early Christians were slandered.
The practice of the Lord’s Supper, with its language about the body and blood of the Lord, was distorted so that the Christians were depicted as vicious cannibals.
The great emphasis on love was turned into the slander
A young police officer was taking his final exam for the police academy and he read the following question in the exam paper:
"You are on patrol in the outer city when an explosion occurs in a gas main in a nearby street.
On investigation you find that a large hole has been
Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 7, 2004
Are You Being Served? was a British sitcom that ran from 1972 to 1985. It was set in the very old-fashioned Grace Brothers department store, owned by Mr. Grace. The program deals with the working life of the staff of the Ladies’ and Gent’s outfitting departments. Captain Peacock is in overall
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Sep 22, 2004
There may be times in your life when God tells you to leave a situation. Sometimes an abused spouse has to flee to a domestic abuse shelter in order to escape the wrath of her husband. Although the Bible does not specifically address physical abuse as grounds for divorce; I believe God sometimes
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 2, 2004
I was in a Christian bookstore in St. Louis not that long ago. I was walking around looking at the different books on the shelves and trinkets that you could buy. I really didn’t see much that I thought was worth my attention, so I started heading to the door. Before I got to the door, however,