Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 16, 2004
PASSING THE TORCH
On August the 13th, the Summer Olympics begin 16 jam pack days of competition at the site of the original Olympic Games, Athens, Greece. This month we have watched American athletes compete for a spot on the team in track and field and swimming and if their times carry over to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2011
AND IT CAME TO PASS...
"The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me." -- Martin Luther
During a Sunday class the question was asked, "In your time of discouragement, what is your favourite Scripture?"
A young man said, "The Lord is
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 24, 2011
PASSING THE TEST
A man recounts a time when he had to enter the military while the draft was still in place:
I didn’t enlist in the Army — I was drafted. So I wasn’t going to make life easy for anyone. During my physical, the doctor asked softly, "Can you read the letters on the wall?"
Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 27, 2002
I’ve learned that if you give a pig and a boy everything they want, you’ll get a good pig and a bad boy. (age 77)
Pass Your Wisdom
You and I are supposed to be passing wisdom to each other... Here's the good news - every one of you can do that! Every one of you has the potential to pass on wisdom: To help someone grow, to help inspire someone, to champion someone ...to add value to their life. Every one of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 24, 2009
RENOIR: PAIN PASSES
In old age, Pierre Auguste Renoir, the great French painter, suffered from arthritis, which twisted and cramped his hand. Henri Matisse, his artist friend, watched sadly while Renoir, grasping a brush with only his fingertips, continued to paint, even though each movement
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"There is something in Calvary that passes our understanding, and the words about the Precious Blood should never be read
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
As time passed, however, the inevitable occurred. They began to lose and lose and lose. The blame fell, at least in part, not on Coach George Allen, but on a quarterback named Sonny Jurgenson, in my opinion one of the most gifted and effective quarterbacks to ever play the game. Jurgenson possesses
Contributed by Bret Toman on Jan 2, 2010
JUST PASSING THROUGH
If a business trip took you to Pueblo for 8 weeks and your company rented you an apartment to stay in ... how much time would you spend decorating the place and making it look nice? Why? You’re just passing through, you won’t be there long. Is it possible that we invest far
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2011
PAIN PASSES, BUT BEAUTY REMAINS
Pierre Auguste Renoir is a famous French artist who lived in the late 19th century to the early 20th century. He was known for his paintings, mostly depicting family life. But there was one disease that tormented this gifted artist -- he had arthritis that plagued
Contributed by Chuck Gohn on Jun 10, 2011
THIS TOO SHALL PASS
"Walking on Water" Sermonspice video about Bethany Hamilton (Soul Surfer), also quote from Pastor TL Lewis Bethel Baptist Missionary Church, Pratt City Alabama who quoted the following after his church was destroyed from Tornado:
"I can't tell you that I don't hurt over
Contributed by Hal Seed on Aug 21, 2008
CHRIST: AN ALL-ACCESS PASS
Mark and Susie Alderson have been attending New Song since what we call our "portable days." In the early days of the church, we would pack a trailer full of equipment, unload it at a local school, hold church there, and then pack up and put the trailer away.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 13, 2001
"The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor classes, nor between political parties... but right through every human heart
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 1, 2001
PASSING THE TORCH: LESSONS FROM CASTRO
In August, President Fidel Castro celebrated his 75th birthday. The
Cuban dictator came to power in 1959, after overthrowing former
dictator, Fulgencio Batista.
On the eve of his birthday, Castro made a powerful gesture. He publicly handed a Cuban flag
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 15, 2004
Passing through a country graveyard, a man was struck by the inscription on a tombstone. The stone was by the side of the path where everyone could see it. It had been placed there in memory of a young man who died at the age of seventeen. It was, "Reader, stop and think; I am in eternity! and you
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 6, 2006
National Religious Broadcasters recently passed a resolution pledging the association’s family to consider that biblical truth is no longer part of the nation’s foundation and that “evil in high places” wants to establish a foundation based on humanism and situational ethics. It calls NRB members
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2006
In 1969, in Pass Christian, Mississippi, a group of people were preparing to have a "hurricane party" in the face of a storm named Camille. Were they ignorant of the dangers? Could they have been overconfident? Did they let their egos and pride influence their decision? We’ll never know.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 11, 2002
An old time evangelist passed the hat for an offering, and when it came back it was embarrassingly empty. He shook the hat to make clear it was empty, and then lifted his eyes to heaven and said,
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Nov 8, 2003
A man passed by a cage at the zoo and noticed that in the cage was both a large lion and an active monkey.
He saw a zoo worker nearby and asked, ‘How does that work having both a lion and a monkey in the same cage?
It works ok for the most part. Do they ever not get along?
Every once in a
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Mar 21, 2005
“Passing Through The Shadows!” 1 Corinthians 11:23-34 Key verse(s): 26:“‘For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes’.”
“Smile and the world smiles with you! Cry and you cry alone.” Walking through life with a smile on our faces is something