Contributed by Peter Lobmiller on Apr 28, 2008
• We believe in one God-Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Creator of all things.
• We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, was conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, was crucified, died, was buried, was resurrected, ascended into
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Aug 28, 2001
Roger Simms, hitchhiking his way home, would never forget the date—May 7. His heavy suitcase made Roger tired. He was anxious to take off his army uniform once and for all. Flashing the hitchhiking sigh to the oncoming car, he lost hope when he saw it was a black,
Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Apr 14, 2005
Gregory of Nanzianzus captured the mystery of triune life using the image of dance (perichoresis)… The metaphor suggests moving around, making room, relating to one another without losing identity. The divine unity lies in the relationality of Persons, and the relationality is the nature of the
A simple explanation in the natural about the Trinity.
Father, Son and Holy Ghost,,,
One God, three Persons of one
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
We make so few genuine decisions in life. Most of the choices we make are effected by outside forces and demands. But when it comes to the most important decision in life our decision about God He seeks only a
Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jul 11, 2002
Children lined up in the cafeteria of a religious school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The teacher made a note: "Take only one, God is watching." At the other end of the table was a large pile of chocolate
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 22, 2002
THE CAPITAL DECLARATION
The Dome of the Capitol in Washington D.C. has this inscription: "One God, one law, one element; And one far off, divine event to which the whole creation moves."
Contributed by David Gant on Oct 22, 2006
The children were lined up in the cafeteria of a Christian elementary school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. Someone made a note, and posted on the apple tray:
"Take only ONE. God is watching."
Moving further along the lunch line, at the other end of the table
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2006
"We cannot but admit that not even the least thing takes place unless it is ordered by God. For who have ever been so concerned and curious as to find out how much hair he has on his head? There is no one. God, however, knows the number. Indeed, nothing is too small in us or in any other
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on May 16, 2004
E. Stanley Jones tells of the time he was about to board a plane when he heard God, in his spirit, telling him not to get on the plane. He learned later that the plane crashed and there were no survivors. When he shared his experience with someone, they said, “You mean to say that you were the
Contributed by Peter Bines on Jan 22, 2008
Thomas Watson: ‘In the body of the sun, there are the substance of the sun, the beams, and the heat; the beams are begotten of the sun, the heat proceeds both from the sun and the beams; but these three, though different, are not divided; they all three make but one sun: so in the blessed Trinity,
Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 13, 2004
A. Years ago an interesting sign was seen hanging in a store window during the Christmas season. The original message stated, “Let’s make this the best Christmas ever.” Underneath, some perceptive person had scribbled a legitimate question: “How will we top the first one?” God
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
ST. AUGUSTINE ON THE TRINITY
One day when St. Augustine was at his wits' end to understand and explain the Trinity, he went out for a walk. He kept turning over in his mind, "One God, but three Persons. Three Persons--not three Gods but one God. What does it mean? How can it be explained? How
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 28, 2008
For Israel there were the Canaanite Baals, those jolly nature gods whose worship was a rampage of gluttony, drunkenness, and ritual prostitution. For us there are still the great gods Sex, Shekels, and Stomach (an unholy trinity constituting one god: self), and the other enslaving trio, Pleasure,
Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jan 22, 2004
In his book, The Jesus I Never Knew, Philip Yancy talks about Norm Evans, a former Miami Dolphin lineman who wrote a book called, “On God’s Squad.” He said of Jesus, “I guarantee you Christ would be the toughest guy who ever played the game…if he were alive today I would picture him as a six foot,
Contributed by Brian Harvison on Apr 7, 2008
How many of you dad’s have one of those world’s greatest dad hats or t-shirts? Probably all of us do. But have you really thought about that? 20 shirts on the rack, 2 Wal-Marts in Conway, what 5 in LR, 2 NLR. Ok that’s 10 in this general area. Lets just say there are a thousand Wal-Marts.
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 3, 2008
Sitting Down for Jesus
In his book entitled, "The Trouble With Jesus," Joe Stowell tells the story of the mayor's prayer breakfast in Chicago. If it were not for the performance of Wheaton College choir, the name of Jesus would not have even been mentioned.
The keynote speaker was saying
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
Main Idea: Putting your faith in Jesus is more than just believing Jesus once lived.
Verse: “You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble!” (James 2:19 NLJV)
Illustration: Have you ever heard of George Washington or Abraham Lincoln? They were both
Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Sep 20, 2007
My attempt to help bring clarity and understanding to the commandments may be out done by “The Hillbilly’s Ten Commandments.” These are the simple down home interpretation of the Ten Commandments as posted on the wall at Cross Trails Church in Louisville, KY.
(1) Just one God
(2) Put nothin’