Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 3, 2012
THE NEW STUDENT
Wendy has the typical dreams owned by the typical High School students. She wants to make friends, she wants to join some clubs, she wants to become a cheerleader, and ultimately wants to graduate and make a living for herself and her future family. There’s only one problem
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
A New Commandment
In the Book of John 13:34-35, Jesus makes a powerful statement, “A new commandment I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another.” (emphasis ours)
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 22, 2008
A New Song?
The preface to this radically contemporary version of the Bible included this plea from the translators for patience and acceptance: a new translation, “deserveth much respect and esteem, but yet findeth cold entertainment in the world. It is welcomed with suspicion instead of love….
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2011
BAD NEWS, THEN GOOD NEWS
Nearly 20 years ago at the height of Operation Desert Storm, Ruth Dillow received a very sad message from the Pentagon. The message stated that her son, Clayton had stepped on a landmine in Kuwait and was killed. Ruth later wrote these words, "I can't begin to describe
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 25, 2011
GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS
A man went to see his doctor in a state of high anxiety. "Doctor," he said, "you have to help me. I'm dying. Everywhere I touch it hurts. I touch my head and it hurts. I touch my leg and it hurts. I touch my stomach and it hurts. I touch my chest and it hurts. You have to
Contributed by Ken Miller on Feb 22, 2013
GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS
A gallery owner tells one of his artists that heÍs got some good new and bad news. The artist asks for the good news first. "Well," he replies, "the good news is that a man came in here today asking if the price of your paintings would go up after you died. When I told him
Contributed by Guy Caley on Jan 19, 2003
A NEW HEART, A NEW LIFE
It was March 18. Leanne tried not to think about the fact that Melvin would have been 39 today. The face of the man driving the van flashed in her mind. She tried not to feel the anger. Once more the scream of brakes, the crash and then the silence replayed itself in her
Contributed by Shane Hargrave on Aug 4, 2009
ECONOMY: GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS
A farmer went to his banker and announced that he had bad news and good news. "First, the bad news..." "Well," said the farmer, "I can't make my mortgage payments. And that crop loan I've taken out for the past 10 years--I can't pay that off, either. Not only
Contributed by Guy Caley on Apr 1, 2002
Good News/Bad News for Chaplains
Good News: You baptized seven people today in the river.
Bad News: You lost two of them in the swift current.
Good News: The Protestant Women of the Chapel voted to send you a get-well card.
Bad News: The vote passed by 31-30.
Good News: Your Chapel
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"A new road before usa new road to take, A new dream to dream, and a new life to make. A new star to followa new faith to hold, A new world to build, on the dust of the old. A New Year is here with a message for all, A message of Hope, though the shadows may fall. The
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 1, 2009
How many of us are truly looking forward to the New Earth? Consciously? Daily? In our idle moments, when our mind gravitates to whatever excites and interests us the most, what do we think about? A new car? A movie? A business opportunity? A chance to get rich? An attractive
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 1, 2010
New Year’s Resolutions
How are you coming thus far in 2010 in terms of your new year’s resolutions? Author, innovation consultant, and speaker Stephen Shapiro, with the help of Opinion Corporation of Princeton, New Jersey, offers the following interesting statistics concerning New Year’s
Contributed by Brad Henry on Aug 25, 2011
One Stadia is equal to 600 feet. So the dimensions would be approximately 1363 miles high, 1363 miles wide and 1363 miles long. It doesn’t seems that long when you think that the length would be from approximately the East Coast to Colorado when you consider all believers from all
THE NEW DEAL
Between the years 1933 and 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt enacted a series of economic programs called "The New Deal." His programs served as a response to the effects of the Great Depression, and "focused on what historians call the "3 Rs": Relief, Recovery, and
Contributed by Bruce Ball on Mar 29, 2013
THE NEW GUY
We all need real hope. There were four ladies in a nursing home one time that were sitting there talking, and the nurse brings in a new man to the facility. He was quite dapper for an older man, and one of the ladies asked him where he had been for so long.
He responded by
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 13, 2013
THE NEW BABY...?
For weeks a six-year-old lad kept telling his first-grade teacher about the baby brother or sister that was expected at his house.
One day the mother allowed the boy to feel the movements of the unborn child. The six-year old was obviously impressed, but made no comment.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 15, 2013
A guy was crossing the street to visit his neighbor. As he started to cross the street, a car was bearing down on him, so he stopped and backed up to the curb. The car stopped, so he started to cross, and the car started to move toward him. He changed direction and went back to
Contributed by Jim Luthy on May 17, 2001
A NEW LIFE
In an article for Discovery Publishing, Steve Zeisler wrote:
"In many respects the best biological analogy to marriage is the creation of a life. Man and woman each contribute a cell having 23 chromo-somes. The two cells are joined together, and a new human being who has never
Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 12, 2001
THE NEW DISHWASHER
In the fourth year of his layoff from his job, Dad gave Mom a dishwasher for Christmas.
You have to understand the magnitude of the gift: Our old house had its original wiring and plumbing, and neither could handle the required installation. There was no spot in the