Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 13, 2009
BUYER’S REMORSE AND A DEAD DONKEY
A city boy, Kenny, moved to the country and bought a donkey from an old farmer for $100.00. The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day. The next day the farmer
drove up and said, "Sorry son, but I have some bad news, the donkey died."
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Sep 28, 2009
"Regret and remorse are of the mind and can be assuaged with time and the kindness of loved ones. But repentance must be worked in and brought from
Contributed by Matt Neace on Aug 7, 2018
An Arkansas woman's stolen cash was turned over to police with a letter of apology from the thief who took it from her wallet.
Susan McNabb said she left her wallet, and the $160 cash it contained, behind at the Walmart store in Clinton, and when she returned a short time later, the wallet was
Contributed by Joe Bertone on Aug 1, 2012
There was a great Scotch writer and historian in the nineteenth century named Thomas Carlyle. He married a woman, who’d worked as his secretary named Jane Welsh. But Carlyle was dedicated to his writing so he didn’t spend much time with her. He just mostly wrote.
At one point she
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 3, 2005
Game’s Only Half Over! (10.04.05--Beginning Again!--2 Samuel 12:20-24)
Is there anyone who hasn’t felt the sting of regret and discovered just how bitter it is to live with the thought that if only we hadn’t done this or said that we’d be a whole lot happier at the moment? Beginning again is
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 8, 2000
“It’s not what’s happening today that drags a man down.
It’s remorse over what happened yesterday, and dread of tomorrow.”
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible. He is a kind of confidence man, preying on peoples vanity, ignorance,
Samuel Chadwick -- There is no power like that of prevailing prayer—of Abraham pleading for Sodom, Jacob wrestling in the stillness of the night, Moses standing in the breach, Hannah intoxicated with sorrow, David heartbroken with remorse and grief, Jesus in sweat of blood. Add to this list form
Samuel Chadwick -- There is no power like that of prevailing prayer—of Abraham pleading for Sodom, Jacob wrestling in the stillness of the night, Moses standing in the breach, Hannah intoxicated with sorrow, David heartbroken with remorse and grief, Jesus in the sweat of blood. Add to this list
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2006
Carlyle had a very devoted wife who sacrificed everything for his sake, but he never gave her a single expression of appreciation for which her heart yearned. She came to regard herself as the most miserable woman in London and evidently died of heart hunger. After her death, Carlyle, reading her
Many times the Bible said that sickness does not mean punishment for sin and only Pharisees arrived at this conclusion. But in this case seems that certain sin brought this man in this condition. Paralyzed. Yesterday Superman, today… paralyzed. Alone.. whit remorse, for hundreds of times he
Contributed by Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
For many people today the spiritual journey is filled with crushing burdens. I think of the character Rodrigo from the 1986 academy award winning movie The Mission. Rodrigo, played by Robert DeNiro, portrays a slave trader who kills his brother in a fit of rage. He’s filled with such terrible
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Dec 28, 2006
Friends and family, this you need to hear and understand today. If you are one who has believed from your heart in Jesus Christ as the One who shed His blood and died to pay the penalty for your sins and then rose bodily from the dead on the third day just as He said that He would, and you now
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 19, 2007
Price Saving Beats Time Saving by 3-to-1 for women shoppers finds ShopSmart Opinion Poll. 76% of American women enjoy shopping, but 33% say the most stressful part is waiting in check out lines, followed by 29% stressed by interacting with salespeople. The average woman spends 385 hours annually
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 29, 2011
When the first missionaries came to Alberta, Canada, they were savagely opposed by a young chief of the Cree Indians named Maskepetoon. But he responded to the gospel and accepted Christ.
Shortly after ward, a member of the Blackfoot tribe killed his father. Maskepetoon rode into
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Mar 2, 2012
MARTIN SHEEN'S FAITH
Former Hollywood bad boy Martin Sheen says watching his son, Charlie Sheen, lead a similarly decadent life fills him with remorse. He worries that he learned to be a father too late. He particularly regrets his failure to share his faith. "I never lost my faith," Sheen says.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 22, 2008
The Gift Nobody Wants
In 1999 Dr Paul Brand and Philip Yancey co-wrote a book called "Pain: the Gift Nobody Wants." Dr Brand was born in India to missionary parents, and has spent most of his life caring for people with leprosy.
One of Dr Brand's greatest discoveries was that people with
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Forgiveness is a gift from God. It is a portion of His grace. What you have been freely given, you should freely give away. Jesus said in Matthew 6:15 that if we do not forgive others, neither will God forgive us.
When the first missionaries arrived in Alberta, they were savagely opposed by a
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Feb 28, 2008
"Moment of Truth" is a television show where contestants can win money by confessing the truth. Lauren was on a recent episode and went through some routine questions working her way up to $25,000. Then the questions got tough about adultery and lying. With her husband in the audience, she