At age 5 his father died.
At age 16 he quit school.
At age 17 he had already lost four jobs.
At age 18 he got married.
Between ages 18 and 22, he was a railroad conductor and failed.
He joined the army and washed out there.
He applied for law school, he was rejected.
He became an insurance sales
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"It always seems to me that Christmas is a time of magic. Each December we celebrate a Prince, the Prince of Peace, born in utter poverty. And the fact of his birth makes hearts turn warmest at the coldest time of the year...One of the great messages of this season is that its never too late to
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Feb 14, 2009
There has never been a man like the Lord Jesus. John Phillips wrote these words about Jesus that deeply stirred me. He said, "He never uttered a hasty, unkind, untrue, or frivolous word. He never entertained an impure thought. His talents never debased for selfish ends. His influence, never bad.
Bruce Wilkinson shares this thought in his book The Dream Giver:
i. What keeps people from embracing and pursuing their God-given Dreams? I’ve noticed five common but deadly misconceptions:
1. “I don’t have a Dream.”
2. “I have to invent my Dream.”
3. “I have a Dream, but it’s not that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 7, 2013
THE FINAL PLAY OF THE GAME
It's never too late to trust Jesus. Oops, I need to qualify that. There IS a time when it's too late to trust Jesus. If you die without putting your faith in Jesus, then it's too late. Someone observed about the thief on the cross that there is one deathbed conversion
Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 21, 2004
The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn’t already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder. I turned around to find a winkled, little old lady beaming up at me with a smile that lit up her entire