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 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
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
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 Mark Brunner on Jun 10, 2005
I Don’t Want a ‘Shicken Sandich’! (06.13.05--The Tie That Binds--1 John 3:13-18)
“Well, what do you want?” The young frustrated mother blurted out to her little boy as he pouted in the fast food line. “We’ve been standing here for five minutes and I’ve told you everything on the menu. What is it
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 Jun 14, 2005
A Parking Spot in Heaven! (06.16.05--The Tie That Binds--Psalm 51:12 )
What motivates you? Why do you go to work every day? What causes you to get out of a warm bed where you may have been dreaming contentedly and plant those feet down on the hard floor ready to launch into another day?
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
At the head table in the cafeteria, one of the teachers had placed a big bowl of bright red, fresh, juicy apples. Beside the bowl, she placed a note that read, "Take only one. Remember, God is watching."
At the other end of the table was a bowl full of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, still
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 3, 2005
The Bible teaches that God is awesome, He is higher, greater and majestic than we can ever imagine. In fact no one can even look upon God and live.
Why, even Indiana Jones understood that. When his arch enemy and Nazi,Rene Belloq, not only finds the sacred Ark of the Covenant, which in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2005
Just prior to the 2002 Olympics I was asked by Arturo Kinch of Costa Rica to coach him in Cross Country skiing. This wasn’t Arturo’s first Olympics or ski experience. In fact I realized that this former missionary kid, who hadn’t even seen snow until he was 19, was somewhat of a folk hero in
Contributed by Rob Willis on Jan 30, 2006
On January 29, 2003, Athina Roussel became the richest teenager on the planet, inheriting a fortune estimated at that time to be between $800 million to $1 billion, and it all came from her grandfather, Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis through her mother. In 1988, when Athina was 3, her
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2006
"When you are arguing against Him, you are arguing against the very power that makes you able
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Mar 20, 2006
In 1858 the Illinois legislature sent Stephen A. Douglas to the U.S. Senate instead of Abraham Lincoln, although Lincoln had won the popular vote. (In those days the Illinois legislature elected its federal senators and not the voters.) The future president was stunned by the outcome but took it
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 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,