Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 12, 2011
A SAVIOR, NOT AN EXAMPLE
D.M. Stearns was preaching in Philadelphia. At the close of the service a stranger came up to him and said, "I don’t like the way you spoke about the cross. I think that instead of emphasizing the death of Christ, it would be far better to preach Jesus, the teacher and
Contributed by Bruce Ball on Sep 6, 2012
THE SAVIOR AND THE JUDGE
I heard a story that took place in a western town in the late 1800's. It told of a horse that was spooked and then bolted, running away uncontrollably with a small boy in the bed of the wagon. Seeing the child was in grave danger, a young man risked his life to catch
Contributed by Ken Pell on Mar 30, 2013
SUSIE THE SAVIOR
The story is told of a certain 9-year-old who is sitting at his desk in school when all of a sudden there is a puddle between his feet, and the front of his pants are wet. He thinks his heart is going to stop, because he knows when the boys find out, he'll never hear the end of
A young man was drinking heavily and decided to go for a swim at a California beach. Fortunately, an older man was watching the young man as he entered the water and did not come back up for air. The older man ran to the struggling young man and saved his life.
A few years later, that same
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 5, 2011
GRATITUDE FOR A SAVIOR
A lady was on a lake steamer when her little girl fell overboard, and the woman was almost frantic. A gentleman on the boat had a large Newfoundland dog. The dog was directed to leap into the water and save the child. He did so and swam ashore with the little girl, part of
THE SPIRIT SHINES ON THE SAVIOR
The Holy Spirit’s distinctive role is to fulfill what we may call a floodlight ministry in relation to the Lord Jesus Christ. When floodlighting is well done, the floodlights are placed so that you do not see them; in fact, you are not supposed to see where the
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jun 25, 2011
EVERYONE NEEDS A SAVIOR
Billy Sunday was a famous baseball player in the early part of the last century. He was dramatically converted to Christ, and became then even more famous as an evangelist. In preparation for a city wide mission in a large American city, Billy Sunday wrote a letter to the
Main Idea: Sin is a big problem and that is why we need a great Savior.
Verse: “We all once conducted ourselves in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath…” (Ephesians 2:3 NKJV).
Illustration: How often do you sin in
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Nov 9, 2011
THE OLD MAN AND THE SAVIOR
Jan Weinert wrote: "The old man came into the service shortly after it started. He sat at the end of my row, with two vacant seats between us. A noticeable hearing aid was in his ear, and he held the bulletin up to within inches of his thick glasses to try to read it.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2006
Jesus Christ, our blessed Savior,
Turned away God’s wrath forever;
By His better grief and woe
He saved us from the evil foe.
Christ says: ’Come, all ye that labor,
And receive My grace and favor’;
They who feel no want nor ill
Need no physician’s help nor skill.
As His pledge of
Contributed by Jason Powers on May 3, 2003
Savior implies the image of a worried father running into a burning house to save his son or daughter. The child is unable to rescue himself, so the father risks his own
Contributed by Ryan Reed on May 30, 2008
SINNERS POUR OUT LOVE FOR THEIR SAVIOR
Leonard Ravenhill tells of going to a worship service at David Wilkerson’s skid-row mission in New York City. There he stood with former prostitutes and drunks and drug addicts and he said a short little man stood up and said, "Let's sing our national
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 3, 2015
Survivor Eva Hart remembers the night, April 15, 1912, on which the Titanic plunged 12,000 feet to the Atlantic floor, some two hours and forty minutes after an iceberg tore a 300-foot gash in the starboard side: "I saw all the horror of its sinking, and I heard, even more dreadful, the cries of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"In the footsteps of my Savior I would walk each day, Following ever where they'd
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
For thousands of years the Israelites had been looking for the coming of the Messiah. There in Bethlehem by the miraculous power of God, Mary, a young virgin, gave birth to the Savior of the world. Most people missed that glorious event, but a few did not.
Who are the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2006
"My dear Jesus, my Savior, is so deeply written in my heart, that I feel confident, that if my heart were to be cut open and chopped to pieces, the name of
Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004
Counting the Cost - Paying the Price by Bobby Welch-----Bakari was born and grew up in a Muslim tribe near the Indian Ocean in Southern Kenya. On a Wednesday night last March, Bakari was persuaded to attend a Baptist church. Bakari was only willing to go to a church because of personal illness, and
Main Idea: Jesus was a baby that changed the whole world.
Verse: “But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman…” (Galatians 4:4 NKJV).
Illustration: Once upon a time there was a village. In the village there lived many men. They were always mad at each
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 3, 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
There was a Girl in India, who was doing her school final. She was born and brought in the Non-Christian Faith. She had severe problems about the existence of Life. She was raising so many questions within herself. She couldn't find a suitable answer to her life. She searched her religious books