Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 28, 2010
Typical inscription on a grave in Paul’s day:
I was not
I am not
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 8, 2012
After a presentation on the Evidences of God in Science four physics professors came up to Hugh Ross afterwards. Hugh asked if any of them could deny any of what had been presented. They said they could not. He then asked, "Why are you not ready to accept the conclusions?"
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 22, 2010
READY FOR EITHER
A Roman coin was once found with the picture of an ox on it. The ox was facing two things--an altar and a plough--and the inscription read: "Ready for either."
The ox had to be ready either for the supreme
Contributed by Brad Henry on Aug 10, 2011
ARE YOU READY?
Are you ready to dwell in the “house of the Lord forever”? If not then ask yourself why? Most of us cling on to something that is sinful just because we are comfortable here.
That is like asking a baby to experience life outside the womb. They would say “No Way” I have a great
Luke 12: 32-38
This illustration is about not being afraid for the return of the Master.
When I was a young boy in the Fourth Grade at Yost Elementary School, our teacher, Mrs. Conley, would periodically leave the room and say, “I’ll be back in a few minutes. Just work quietly at
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 28, 2003
READY TO RECEIVE
At the wedding in Cana, it is interesting that Jesus waited until their resources had run dry before he performed the miracle. Only when the people came to the end of their supply were they ready to receive what Jesus had to give.
John Piper, in an article entitled “The Present
Contributed by S Henriques on Jan 26, 2003
READY FOR MORE GOOD
God will not turn away from doing you good. He will keep on doing good. He doesn’t do good to his children sometimes and bad to them other times. He keeps on doing good and he never will stop doing good for ten thousand ages of ages. When things are going "bad" that does not
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Mar 3, 2007
Shackleton Found Them Ready
While on one of his expeditions to the Antarctic, Sir Ernest Shackleton was once compelled to leave some of his men on Elephant Island, with the intention of returning for them and carrying them back to England. But he was unavoidably delayed, and by the time he could go
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
Illustration: Shackleton Found Them Ready
While on one of his expeditions to the Antarctic, Sir Ernest Shackleton was once compelled to leave some of his men on Elephant Island, with the intention of returning for them and carrying them back to England. But he was unavoidably delayed, and by the
PEOPLE NEVER PLAN TO FAIL, THEY FAIL TO PLAN AND BECOME TRAPPED TO BE DOOMED.
WHAT IS FAILURE? WHAT IS SUCCESS? LIFE OFTEN HAS MANY TEMPORARY SET BACKS? We must be ready!
ALBERT EINSTEIN did not beginning talking until he was 4 years. Many of Einstein’s family and friends thought he was mentally
Contributed by Brad Henry on Oct 23, 2011
ARE YOU READY FOR A MISSIONS TRIP?
Last Wednesday I received a text from a dear friend of mine in Phoenix. He said that his 15 year old daughter Katie was going in for some tests to determine the reasons for some health issues she was having. I went to bed without knowing the results. I woke up
Contributed by Kent Wise on Nov 1, 2012
DWIGHT MOODY: READY TO GO
Dwight Moody was traveling by boat on one of the Great Lakes when a really bad storm developed. The other passengers on the boat cowered in fear. They even started an impromptu prayer meeting asking God to deliver them from the storm. Moody didn't join in this prayer
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 2, 2015
Alan Robertson- When my brother Jase got out of high school, one of the first things he did was make a list of some of his high school buddies- not to settle old scores, mind you. Jase wanted to see them come to Jesus. So he took his list and started praying for them and sharing the good news of
Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 28, 2008
READY FOR RESURRECTION MORNING
A true story is told about a distinguished man, the only white person buried in a Georgia cemetery reserved exclusively for blacks. He had lost his mother when he was just a baby. His father, who never married again, hired a black woman named Mandy to help raise his
There are times when people are not ready for what happens, even though they should be ready. My friend Curt Hatch went to Moody Bible Institute. He paid his own way by working at a night job. Curt had to choose, at times, which classes in which he would stay awake. One of those was not a first
The word "maranatha" is a Syriac expression that means: "our Lord comes." It was used as a greeting in the early church. When believers gathered or parted, they didn't say "hello" or "goodbye" but "Maranatha!" If we had the same upward look
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 5, 2012
ARE YOU READY TO RESCUE THE PERISHING?
I read a story of a man that got saved as a young, adult. He was so excited about Christ for the first couple of weeks, he told everybody the difference Jesus had made in his life. One Sunday night he was at his church and they sang this song, "Rescue the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 24, 2011
THEY'RE NOT READY FOR HEAVEN
The movie The End of the Spear tells the true story of five missionaries who gave their lives to reach the violent Waodoni tribe in the jungles of Ecuador in the 1950s. Led by Nate Saint, the missionaries were eager to reach the Waodoni people before they all died off
Contributed by James Snyder on Sep 10, 2021
With such a tumultuous summer, I’m glad we are now beginning the fall season. There for a while, I didn’t think it was going to come. But, contrary to my negativity, it has arrived, and I’m delighted.
Summer wasn’t quite the way summers have been in the past. My family didn’t have many