PROTECTING THE KING
Several years ago, as I was traveling through Memphis,
TN. I passed by the magnificent mansion, once owned
by Elvis Presley. I noticed that at the gates to the
entrance onto the property, there was a guard house.
It was once occupied to assure that no one could harm
PROTECT THE FLAG
In Kenya, as elsewhere, the military buildings are very important. There are permanent teams that guard the buildings and all properties of the army that no enemy will come in and destroy or steal our secrets. But the most precious thing in a military building is the flag of
Contributed by Keith Foskey on Apr 4, 2005
“The Protection of the Bible”
Martin Luther made this statement: “Mighty potentates have raged against this book, and sought to destroy and uproot it – Alexander the Great and princes of Egypt and Babylon, the monarchs of Persia, of Greece and of Rome, the Emperors Julius and Augustus – But have
Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 26, 2009
From John Gillmartin--Somehow, the young man found himself standing directly in the path of an oncoming car. The driver hit her brakes. Before either of them could do anything it seemed the 10 year old was shoulder deep in the windshield of the automobile.
Contributed by Perry Greene on Mar 8, 2012
A FATHER'S PROTECTION
Certain Native American tribes had a rite of passage for their teenage boys. At age 13 a boy would be blindfolded and led to a certain spot in the woods. He would be forced to sit down while the men of the tribe returned to their camp. The boy would be required to sit
Nadin Khoury was thirteen years old, five foot two, and weighed, soaking wet, probably a hundred pounds.
His attackers were teenagers, larger than Nadin, and outnumbered him seven to one.
For thirty minutes they hit, kicked, and beat him.
He never stood a chance.
Khoury’s mom had recently moved
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give
Contributed by Ken Pell on May 19, 2013
PROTECTING HIS BATS
Japanese-born big-leaguer Ichiro Suzuki is one of the best hitters in baseball. He has led the Major Leagues in regular season hits on seven occasions.
To state the obvious, you hit a baseball with a bat. Ichiro Suzuki seems to be more aware of that obvious fact than other
Contributed by Shine Thomas on Aug 28, 2017
When I was a child I loved going to my grandparents’ home in Kerala. I used to enjoy the days but dread the nights. It was in the early 80’s and there were absolutely no streetlights. They had meetings almost every night and coming back from the meetings were so fearful. I was afraid if I would
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 1, 2008
DELIVERANCE SHOWED GOD'S PROTECTION (V. 28a)
God spared Joseph’s life, and through these adverse circumstances, that are recorded in our text, God is overseeing his safety. This is the sovereign purpose of God at work. The Midianites and the Ishmeelites only saw Joseph as a business opportunity
Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
Fathers Protect Their Nests
There was a hunter on a hunting expedition in the Amazon. It was the last day of the trip. He rose early in the morning to enjoy one more day in the jungle. As he was watching the sun rise, he noticed a family of large birds. The mother bird is tending to the baby
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 13, 2009
STAY IN THE REFUGE FOR PROTECTION
As long as the accused remained within the refuge, they were safe and protected.
[CASTILLO DE SAN MARCOS, ST. AUGUSTINE, FL]
Castillo De San Marcos- Spanish fort, made of stone, protected town, during battle, all towns people ran to the fort, the town was
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 12, 2009
MARRIAGE AND GUNS: PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT
Charlie Shedd wrote his son a series of letters to give some practical advice about marriage. They were published in a book called Letters to Phillip. Here is one of the most moving chapters:
Dear Phil, I used to hunt ducks with a man who had a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 26, 2009
Miraculous Protection of Hutu Preacher
Psalm 91:5 goes on to say, “You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day.” And vs. 11 says, “He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.”
ILL. Tribal wars are nothing new in Central Africa. In
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 17, 2009
Miraculous Protection of Christian Police Officer
I read about a Christian police officer who found himself in a very difficult situation one night with a group of thugs;
the men were coming toward him with pipes and knives and meant to do a lot of damage to him.
Suddenly they just turned
Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Feb 11, 2011
PROTECTED FROM THE PUCK
When Daniel was a little boy, his favorite movie was The Mighty Ducks, which was the story of a pee wee hockey team. Their goalie, whose name was Goldberg, was afraid of the puck and anytime it would come at him he would run away. So the coach duct taped him to the goal
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2009
PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN
Studies show 25-33% of girls and 5-15% of boys will be sexually abused by the age of 18. The majority will be abused by family members or trusted family friends. Churches are urged to take steps in
Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 19, 2009
CHRIST'S PROTECTIVE ARMOR
In 1934, King Alexander of Yugoslavia landed in France for an official visit. Before he left his warship, he dressed in the full uniform of an admiral of the navy. Finding that the uniform’s tunic did not fit easily over his bulletproof vest, he took the vest off.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you