Contributed by Troy Borst on Jun 24, 2009
iGoogle Widget: ‘Things to Ponder’
Have you ever asked a dumb question? I have to admit that I have. On my last trip out of town, I had to make a bank deposit in Virginia. For some reason, out of my mouth came, “Can I deposit here in Virginia even though I live in Florida?” I bank with a
“Resentment is like taking poison then waiting for the OTHER person to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
Youve got to be very careful if you dont know where youre going because
Contributed by on Jul 25, 2009
QUOTE: “Barnabas shines as one of the most mature, reliable, loveable leaders of the early church. And right here Luke shows us how Barnabas’ trusted ministry began—with a demonstrated freedom from the love of things, and a heart of love for the poor. He sold his field and gave all the proceeds to
Contributed by on Aug 9, 2009
QUOTE: “It is perfectly clear that in New Testament times, the gospel was authenticated in this way by signs, wonders and miracles. . . Was it only meant to be true of the early church? . . . The Scriptures never anywhere say that these things were only
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 11, 2008
QUOTES ON HUMILITY
Recently a pastor received a Christmas card with a note in it from a lady who attended a Christmas Eve service at the church. She was very complimentary about his preaching, comparing him with Billy Graham, saying, “I think you are one of the really great preachers of all
Contributed by Daniel Haas on Apr 4, 2009
Quote: "Some people come into our lives, leave footprints in our hearts and
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
QUOTES ON MARRIAGE
Quote one cynic said:
"Marriage is not a word; it is a sentence."
Quote Jane Austin:
"Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance."
Quote Mae West:
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2011
QUOTES ON PRAYER
Guy H. King--No one is a firmer believer in prayer than the devil; not that he practices it but that he suffers from it.
D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones--Prayer demands no special dress. Prayer demands no special place. Prayer demands no special eloquence. Prayer demands no special
Contributed by Billy Nale on Apr 13, 2011
QUOTES ON HUMILITY
"To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them."
-- Charles de Montesquieu
"Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth."
-- Madame Guizot
"None are so empty as those who are full of
Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
A glutton is one who raids the icebox for a cure for
QUOTES ON PRIDE
Medieval theologian Thomas Aquinas said of pride: "Inordinate self-love is the cause of every sin ... the root of pride is found to consist in man not being, in some way, subject to God and His rule."
"A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 2, 2013
QUOTES ON DISCIPLESHIP
It's been said, 'A student learns what his teacher knows, but a disciple becomes what his master is.”
One great writer on discipleship put it this way:
Napoleon, Emperor of the French said "The gospel is not a book; it is a living being, with an action, a power, which invades everything that opposes its extension, behold! It is upon this table: This book, surpassing all others. I never omit to read it, and every day with some pleasure."
St John Chrysostom says “I cannot believe in the salvation of anyone who doesn’t long for
"The gospel is not a doctrine of the tongue, but of life. It cannot be grasped by reason and memory only, but it is fully understood when it possesses the whole soul and penetrates to the inner recesses of the heart."
"The Gospel that represents Jesus Christ, not as a system
Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Apr 10, 2009
Somebody once said that life was like an onion: you can peel off one layer at a time but as you do so, its juice gets into your eyes and causes your eyes to be filled with tears. There is something that is known as the trouble of life. I read a comment by one man of God called Matthew Henry.