This new birth experience is bound to generate oodles of respect and love in the Saved for the Saviour (Luke 7:47). If Success in the Book of Thomas Edison is 90% perspiration and 10% inspiration, then let it be said that major component of the “all odds surmounting love” (I Cor 13:7) in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Laughter brightens the eye, increases the perspiration, expands the chest, forces the poisoned air from the least-used cells, and tends to restore
Contributed by Todd Catteau on Dec 18, 2008
The story is told of a monastery in Portugal, perched high on a 3,000 foot cliff and accessible only by a terrifying ride in a swaying basket. The basket is pulled with a single rope by several strong men, perspiring under the strain of the fully loaded basket. One American tourist who visited the
Contributed by Rick Shockley on Nov 16, 2001
Bob Hope (Comedian): His activities for a day:
My heart beat 103,369 times
My blood traveled 168 miles
I breathed 23,040 times
I inhaled 438 cubic feet of air
I at 3 and one half pounds of food
I drank 2 pounds of liquid
I perspired 1 and a half pints
I generated 450 tons of energy
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
The story is told of a monastery in Portugal, perched high on a 3,000 foot cliff and accessible only by a terrifying ride in a swaying basket. The basket is pulled with a single rope by several strong men, perspiring under the strain of the fully loaded basket. One American tourist who
Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 22, 2005
In his book, Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Live, Dr. Richard Swenson lists 13 physical symptoms of excess stress. I was amazed to find over half of them going on in my own life. Here are the thirteen:
Stimulation of the cardiovascular
Contributed by Stephen Wright on Jan 8, 2006
A professor of psychology had no children of his own, but whenever he saw a neighbour scolding a child for some wrongdoing, he would say, "you should love your boy, not punish him."
One hot summer afternoon the professor was doing some repair work on a concrete driveway leading to his garage.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009
HELL: A DOCTOR’S TESTIMONY
Dr. Maurice Rawlings, a cardiologist and professor of medicine at the University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, was also a devout atheist. But in 1977, while trying to resuscitate a man who had been screaming in terror, something happened that changed his thinking.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 26, 2007
It had been a long hard winter in the Rockies. The snow piled deeper and deeper. The temperature dropped below zero and stayed there. The rivers froze over. People were suffering. The Red Cross used helicopters to fly in supplies.
After a long hard day, as they were returning to their base, the
HOW YOU FINISH
James was excited as he turned the two hundred mark heading towards home. Two and three-quarter laps had gone and he was still in the lead. His one and only goal was to win this race and he was full of confidence that he could do it. His thoughts race ahead to the podium, the
Contributed by Scott Carroll on May 20, 2011
WHAT OCCUPIES YOUR HEART
I squirmed a bit as I forced myself to listen to my friend cataloging her problems. After three hours, I interrupted her gently to ask, "If you were to draw a circle to represent your life, what would be in the center?
She thought a moment, then said, "My problems."
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 12, 2011
WHAT OCCUPIES YOUR HEART?
I squirmed a bit as I forced myself to listen to my friend cataloging her problems. After three hours, I interrupted her gently to ask, "If you were to draw a circle to represent your life, what would be in the center?"
She thought a moment, then said, "My problems."
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 5, 2012
THE PERIL OF NO BURDEN
Shortly after coming to Christ, Sadhu Sundar, a Hindu convert to Christ, felt called to become a missionary to India. Late one afternoon Sadhu was traveling on foot through the Himalayas with a Buddhist monk. It was bitterly cold and the wind felt like sharp blades slicing
Contributed by Joe Bertone on Jul 23, 2012
When it comes to believing in hell I think of the story of Dr. Maurice Rawlings a noted and celebrated coronary care doctor, who writes of his conversion to belief in a literal hell in Beyond Death’s Door. In 1977 he was giving a stress test to a man who was having chest pains. In the
Contributed by Steve Malone on Aug 6, 2001
I know that sometimes it seems that everybody and his brother wants something from you.
IT HAD BEEN A HARD WINTER IN THE ROCKIES. THE SNOW PILED DEEPER AND DEEPER. THE TEMPERATURE DROPPED BELOW ZERO AND STAYED THERE. THE RIVERS FROZE OVER. PEOPLE WERE SUFFERING. THE RED CROSS USED
Contributed by Gordon Douglas on Mar 4, 2008
A couple of years ago when the Kirby’s were here from India I let Kallie drive up I-17.
I could not have picked a worse time….
Rush hour traffic….
Most of you probably know just how it is on I-17 from about the 101 to Anthem Way…
Bumper to bumper…. Big trucks… little trucks…
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2009
"DON’T LET ME GO BACK TO HELL."
Dr. Maurice Rawlings is a cardiologist and professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga, and his colleagues are constantly treating emergency patients, many of whom have had near-death experiences. A study of these cases