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 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 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 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 Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative
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 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 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
Contributed by William Huegel on Jan 27, 2006
A new movie
There is a new Christian movie out called “The End of the Spear”. It is the story of five young missionaries who were killed trying to reach the Auca Indians in the jungles of South America with the Gospel. All five of these courageous and faith-filled young men were speared to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 21, 2008
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
I am reminded of a story where a salesman was driving through town and became hungry. He saw a sign for a restaurant and parked his car and went in. The first thing he noticed was how dirty the windows were, and then he saw how dirty the table tops were. The waitresses were
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
New Year’s Resolutions
The Christmas celebrations are over. Now comes that time of the year when many people make New Year’s resolutions. With fixed determination they try to achieve what they have announced at some party. However, they seldom keep those New Year’s resolutions. Why not?
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 Dec 31, 2008
Our world is desperately in need of some good news. Suzanne Jennings wrote this song in 1999:
I woke up Monday morning, walked out on the lawn
My eyes were barely open, and my mouth began to yawn
Picked up the daily paper, every single headline said,
That this ole world is full
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