Contributed by Mark Hiehle on Feb 6, 2008
God uses ordinary people and He calls them
in the midst of the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 18, 2009
ORDINARY PEOPLE FOR CHRIST
Bud Villers was a good man. Bud was my neighbor. I grew up beside him until he died when I was in college. Bud helped my dad put a roof on our house, he assisted my dad when they poured concrete sidewalks and porches. My dad helped him put a roof on his patio. When Bud
Contributed by Bobby Touchton on May 10, 2004
ORDINARY PEOPLE is a book that was later made into a movie. It is set in Lake Forest, Illinois, during the 1970s. The action focuses on the Jarrett family--Calvin and Beth and their son Conrad. Before the action of the book begins, there was a second Jarrett son--Buck--who was killed in a boating
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Apr 18, 2004
In “Let’s Roll: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage”, Lisa Beamer reflects on the loss of her dad. She says,
“Slowly, I began to understand that the plans God has for us don’t just include “good things”, but the whole array of human events. The “prospering” he talks about in the book of
Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 24, 2007
As followers of Christ, we are ordinary people on an important daily journey that reveals the power of
Ordinary people talking. And that’s how it should be. Look at our reading.
Jesus invested a lot of time in his 12 disciples. He invested even more in the four key
disciples; Peter, Andrew,James and John.
Yet it wasn’t the four who first asked to tell the people the good news of the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 12, 2005
Believing things ‘on authority’ only means believing them because you have been told them by someone you think trustworthy.
Ninety-nine percent of the things you believe are believed on authority. I believe there is such a place as New York. I could not prove by abstract reasoning that there is
Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 1, 2013
RAISE THE CROSS IN THE MARKETPLACE
George MacLeod wrote: "I simply argue that the cross be raised again at the center of the market place as well as on the steeple of the church. I am recovering the claim that Jesus was not crucified in cathedral between two candles, but on a cross between two
Contributed by Todd Catteau on May 27, 2015
Sometimes life is a mess! As I sit in my own office you can barely see the top of my desk and just about every available flat surface is cluttered with some books or papers of some sort! Sermons to preach, classes to teach, meetings to prepare for, schedules to keep - my office sometimes
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 20, 2002
The Gospel is a universal language that crosses the barriers of time to impact the lives of ordinary
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"The more intelligent a man is, the more originality he discovers in men. Ordinary people
Contributed by Paul Newell on Dec 4, 2006
Mike Yaconelli, in his little book, Messy Spirituality writes, “Spirituality is about doing the tiny work of God, little acts, small responses to God’s presence in our lives. Every week, my church shows me
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 24, 2003
Psychologist David Burns notes that it is not another person’s compliment or approval that makes us feel good; rather, it is our belief that there is validity to the compliment. …We are not passive victims of other’s opinions. Their opinions are powerless until we validate them. No one’s approval
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 31, 2006
"In matters of the heart, no less than the market, a bigger investment means better returns…..marrriage for most people is the means to health, happiness, wealth, sex, and long life. In love, victory goes not to the half-hearted but to the brave: to those ordinary people who dare to take on the
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 11, 2010
PERSPICUITY OF THE WORD
The doctrine of the clarity of Scripture (often called the "perspicuity of Scripture") teaches that "the meanings of the text can be clear to the ordinary reader, that God uses the text of the Bible to communicate His person and will...ordinary people, who approach it in
Contributed by Tom Mccrossan on Dec 10, 2003
IMMORTAL HORRORS OR EVERLASTING SPLENDOURS
C. S. Lewis wrote in the Weight of Glory,
There are no ordinary people.
It is a serious thing to live in a society of possible gods and goddesses, to remember that the dullest and most uninteresting person you talk to may one day be a creature
C. S. Lewis, in his essay “The Weight of Glory” says, “It is a serious thing to live in a society of possible gods and goddesses, to remember that the dullest and most uninteresting person you can talk to may one day be a creature which, if you saw it now, you would be strongly tempted to worship.
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 29, 2010
THE WEIGHT OF GLORY IN A HUMAN SOUL
Truth: Christ and the cross unify the church when they are kept the priority of the church.
In his great message given at Oxford University Church in 1941, C.S. Lewis spoke about the weight of glory within each human soul. "There are no ordinary people,"