Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"The promises of God are never spoken to the individual alone, but to all at one time. Baptism, on the contrary, is
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
“The most glorious promises of God are generally fulfilled in such a wondrous manner that He steps forth to save us at a time when there is the least
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2006
"For all the promises of God in Him are yea, and in Him Amen, unto the glory of God by us" (II Corinthians 1:20).
The word "amen" is a most remarkable word. It was transliterated directly from the Hebrew into the Koine Greek of the New Testament, then into Latin and into English and many other
When I think of the promises of God, I’m reminded of the story of the young man who had a dream to go to America. He scrimped and saved, and did everything in his power to save enough money to buy a ticket on a boat bound for America. The day came when he had precisely the amount of money
Contributed by Charles Jones on Feb 16, 2011
LIVING BY PROMISES
Warren Wiersbe once said "We live by God's promises,
Contributed by Timothy Mills on Sep 26, 2002
Is God’s will always done? No, because God does not will for us to sin. As a parent I want my children to be successful and to be a productive member of sciety. Doesn’t every parent want that? Then why are our prisons full to over flowing? Every coach wants every shot to go through the hoop,
Contributed by Spencer Cunnah on Oct 4, 2002
Th Lord is a personal God and there are some ministries for which He has no deputies because He wants to do them Himself. He is the One who cares for His people.
I remember coming home the first time from university. My mother came up as I was ready to go to bed and asked :
There is story about a Chinese artist, a new Christian who wanted to paint the parable of the prodigal son. In his first attempt, he painted the father standing at the gate with his arms folded looking sternly down the road at a son coming. Another Christian explained to him that was not the
Sometimes my 2 ½ yr old son wakes up crying in the middle of the night. Joanne usually goes in, sometimes we both will if he’s really upset. Sometimes, as she holds him, I lean in and place my cheek against his cheek, or on his forehead, right in close. And I whisper, “It’s ok Thomas. Mommy
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2001
John Kass, a columnist for the Chicago Tribune, recently wrote
about a waiter named Bouch who works at a tavern in Chicago.
Bouch decided to write to the King of his homeland, Morocco.
The King, Mohammed VI, is immensely popular because he often
interacts with his subjects in
Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 15, 2002
Sometimes my daughter Olivia wakes up in the middle of the night and needs to use the bathroom.
It’s my job to get up and take her there, so I get out of bed to find her at outside her room.
She takes my hand as we go to the bathroom, which is about 6 feet from her door.
Does she need my
Contributed by Howard Parnell on Sep 23, 2002
A little girl was asked, "Who does your mommy love most?" The little girl replied without thinking, "She loves Johnny most because he’s the oldest...and she loves Billy most because he’s
Contributed by Kim Huffman on Mar 31, 2004
From Daily Encounter comes this story by a Chaplain Robinson: “In 1949, my father had just returned from the war. On every highway you could see soldiers in uniform hitchhiking home to their families. The thrill of the his reunion with his family was soon overshadowed by my grandmother’s illness.
One day a little girl went shopping with her mother. Her Daddy had given her a couple of dollars to but whatever she wanted and she chose a shiny necklace with shiny beads that looked like pearls.
The little girl put on her pearls and wouldn’t take them off. She slept, bathed etc.
Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Aug 20, 2004
When Life Crashes In
The classic MG moved briskly through the afternoon traffic. The drive enjoyed the quick response of the small high-powered convertible. After driving her station wagon, this little red car was rather like taking off her boots and putting on sneakers. Driving along with the
Ortberg states it this way, “God doesn’t just love you because he has to, he loves you because he wants to. God delights in you. Of course, that doesn’t mean God delights in everything you do. Your own mother doesn’t do that, if she’s at all healthy. But the fact that you
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jun 12, 2005
No Fire Without Heat and Smoke! (06.14.05--The Tie That Binds--1 John 4:19)
It’s been hot here lately at Beech Springs. It has been unusually hot and humid. The beech woods understory that blankets our little valley are getting crisper under foot daily. The trilliums came and went and are
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jul 13, 2005
Thin Slices! (07.15.05--Tomorrow--Deuteronomy 29:29)
Did you ever notice how at least having just a taste of something, a little hint or just a brief encounter with what we were anticipating, can be so much fun?
I know a lot about anticipation. Being a bird watcher for many years, I am
Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 17, 2005
ILLUSTRATION... Two Gods? (personal story)
"One a recent trip, I called home to talk to the kids and let them know that I would be home soon. I called at a time when our two boys were asleep and only our four-year old daughter was awake. We chatted for awhile. She began to ask me questions