The firstborn is often rebellious. In fact, I suspect that I was such a firstborn–first adopted–handful that my mom and dad changed their
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 3, 2008
It’s as if God says to a rebellious mankind, "Ha! Rebel against me all you want. No matter what you do, what I’ve determined will come to pass will come to pass! Look! It’s as good as done. I have installed my King on Zion, my holy hill"
A man once met Horace Greely, the famous newspaper editor,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
I heard a story once about a rebellious little boy in school. He was always causing trouble. He’d throw rocks on the playground. He’d disrupt class and just generally drive his teacher nuts. His biggest problem is that he would never sit down. Well, one day, the teacher couldn’t stand it any
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Aug 10, 2010
STRIKING THE LAST NOTE
It is said of one of the famous composers that he had a rebellious son who used to come in late at night after his father and mother had gone to bed. And before going to his own room, he would go to his father's piano and slowly, as well as loudly, play a simple scale, all
Contributed by Paul Dietz on Jan 13, 2010
Pastor: Like Ezekiel, I have been told: "...son of man, you are living among rebellious people."
People: With God’s help, out of rebellion comes an enthusiasm to do what is right!
Pastor: Like Ezekiel, I have been told: "...son of man, you are living among rebellious people. They have
“Nip sin in the bud” as Swany would say! Otherwise, it will grow! "Woe to the rebellious children, says the Lord, that take counsel, but not of Me; and that cover with a covering,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 2, 2013
THE COST TO CURE REBELLION
"It cost God nothing, as far as we know, to create nice things, but to convert our rebellious wills, it cost Him crucifixion." C.S. Lewis
(From a sermon by
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 28, 2009
Abraham Lincoln’s Attitude On Restoring the South
God does not hold our old sins against us, nor does He act like forgiveness is a favor to us, even though it is. When President Lincoln was asked how he would treat the rebellious southerners when they were defeated, he said, “I will
Contributed by Davon Huss on May 7, 2014
A hotel in Galveston, Texas, that overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, faced a potential problem. The edge of the hotel hangs over the water. Before the hotel opened, someone thought, "What if someone decides to fish out of the windows?" This person then erected signs saying not to fish from the hotel
To be like God means that love translates into action. So, who do you know that needs love today? Maybe, it’s the alcoholic family member that can’t seem to get a grip on life. Maybe, it’s the co-worker that was just fired from the company. Could it be the son or daughter going through a rebellious
Contributed by Sol Madlambayan on Sep 24, 2003
“Susannah Wesley’s Rules For Raising Children:
1. Subdue self-will in a child and thus work together with God to save his soul.
2. Teach him/her to pray as soon as he can speak.
3. Give him nothing he cries for and only what is good for him if he asks for it politely.
4. To prevent lying,
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Feb 1, 2001
The story is told (by Ernest Hemingway) of a father and his teenage son who had a relationship that had become strained to the point of breaking. Finally the son ran away from home. His father, however, began a journey in search of his rebellious son. Finally, in Madrid, in a last desperate
Contributed by Andrew Drummond on Feb 18, 2007
The story is told (by Ernest Hemingway) of a father and his teenage son who had a relationship that had become strained to the point of breaking. Finally the son ran away from home. His father, however, began a journey in search of his rebellious son. Finally, in Madrid, in a last desperate effort
The story is told (by Ernest Hemingway) of a father and his teenage son who had a relationship that had become strained to the point of breaking. Finally the son ran away from home. His father, however, began a journey in search of his rebellious son.
Finally, in Madrid, in a last desperate
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Apr 1, 2009
“Is it possible for God to cleanse me from all sin and enable me (for any extended period of time) to live above known, willful, and conscious sin?” A young lady asked, who had been raised in a holiness church. Dr Hermiz asked two questions. Is the atonement of Jesus inadequate to enable us to
Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Feb 17, 2008
Abraham Clark was a patriot who signed the Declaration of Independence. When he signed that rebellious document, he knew and understood that it could mean his own death.
One night, a British officer announced, “We have captured your sons!” He was staggered at the news. The officer continued,
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Sep 29, 2003
I heard a story about a family whose twenty year old son had become rebellious. He spent his nights wasting away with drinking and parties, and
he constantly spurred his parents love. One night in a drunken stupor he appeared at his parent’s home, stumbled through the door and passed out
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Apr 5, 2001
J. Vernon McGee tells the story of the Negro boy down in my Southland years ago, wanted to join a church. So the deacons were examining him. They asked, "How did you get saved?" His answer was, "God did His part, and I did my part." They thought there was something wrong with his doctrine, so
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 26, 2007
Warren Wiersbe tells a story about the days of the Old West. There was a horse bolting down the road with a wagon hitched to it and little boy trapped on the wagon. A young man risked his life to catch the horse and stop the wagon, saving that little boy.
Well, that little boy grew up to be a
Contributed by Joel Santos on Nov 20, 2005
Christian writer and commentator Warren Wiersbe, tells about a town where a horse bolted and ran away with a wagon carrying a little boy. Seeing the child in danger, a young man risked his life to catch the horse and stop the wagon. The child who was saved grew up to become a lawless man, and one