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  • A Sunday School Was Putting On A Christmas ...  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on May 29, 2008
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    A Sunday school was putting on a Christmas pageant which included the story of Mary and Joseph coming to the inn. One boy wanted very much to be Joseph. But when the parts were handed out, a boy he didn’t like was given the part, and he was assigned to be the inn-keeper instead. He was pretty upset more

  • Big Church And Famous Preacher - Texas, Looking ...

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Jul 29, 2008

    Big church and famous preacher - Texas, looking good on TV... Sermon title: “Why We Don’t Have to Be Afraid of Death”… And for about 20 minutes he was repeating this… we don’t have to be afraid, we don’t have… bla-bla… At the very end, as usual for those tele-preachers, he was keeping his best shot more

  • Divine ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 31, 2008

    DIVINE D-DAY The operation was the largest single-day invasion of all time. Just under 200,000 Allied naval and merchant navy personnel delivered over 130,000 troops along a stretch of the Normandy coast in France. They, in turn, were supported by 12,000 aircraft flying 14,000 sorties. These more

  • This World Is Not Ours; Don't ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 31, 2008

    THIS WORLD IS NOT OURS; DON’T UNDERESTIMATE A farmer noticed that every autumn, a tragedy played out in his cornfields. All summer long, families of field mice had made their homes among the growing plants. They ate and slept, they worked and played and raised their families. The mice imagined more

  • In A Little Fishing Village In Scotland, The ...

    Contributed by Betty Johnson on Sep 22, 2008

    In a little fishing village in Scotland, the people gathered to welcome home a fishing vessel that had been away at sea for many days. As the boat neared the shore, the men gazed eagerly toward the dock where a group of their loved ones were waiting. The skipper, looking through his telescope, more

  • Condoleeza Rice, Sec. Of State Recently Said ...

    Contributed by John Herrmann on Nov 7, 2008

    Condoleeza Rice, Sec. of State recently said after another failure of Peace talks in Israel and Palestine that Peace will not come in a sudden and dramatic event, but rather gradually.” Not so this second coming of Christ. It is an act of God confronting us as something from the other side, more

  • Conrad Lehndorff Writes In His East Prussian ...

    Contributed by John Herrmann on Nov 7, 2008

    Conrad Lehndorff writes in his East Prussian Diary, that the housewives still did their housework and their Easter baking and the theaters continued to show movies while the Soviet army, near but as yet undetected, launched its deadly pincers movement. “We go to work in the morning and sit in more

  • What Side Have You ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2009

    WHAT SIDE HAVE YOU CHOSEN? C.S. Lewis said, "When the author walks onto the stage, the play is over. God is going to invade, all right; but what is the good of saying you are on His side then, when you see the whole natural universe melting away like a dream and something else comes crashing in? more

  • Greeting The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009

    GREETING THE QUEEN Greeting Queen Elizabeth II’s visit in 2007 was quite a chore and challenge to the Americans. "Do people wear pants, dresses or business attire to meet the queen?" was a common question guests fortunate to be invited to meet the queen asked. Dinner attire was white tie and more

  • You Know Not ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 24, 2009

    YOU KNOW NOT WHEN The people of Martinique sent representatives to that smoldering volcano, Mount Pelee, to see what the condition was. They returned and gave false reports and the city slept on, in all its vice. Nature took warning and the reptiles commenced crawling down the mountainside, more

  • At The Time Appointed, The End Will ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 24, 2009

    AT THE TIME APPOINTED, THE END WILL BE Baptist preacher William Miller, founder of the Millerites, announced that Christ would come on March 21, 1843, and when that failed, he proposed a new date of October 22, 1844. In a Philadelphia store window the following sign was displayed: "This shop is more

  • Stay Busy Until The Master's ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2009

    STAY BUSY UNTIL THE MASTER’S RETURN "The disciple is not called to eliminate his ignorance of the timing of the end, he is called to cope with it and respond to it appropriately." "How can a doorkeeper fulfill his duties if he spends his time calculating how long the delay will be?" In more

  • The Day Daddy Came ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2009

    THE DAY DADDY CAME HOME Some time ago, a mother was tucking her little girl into bed when the young daughter asked, "Mother, can you tell me the greatest day of your life?" The mother thought for just a second and then said, "Honey, I can tell you the greatest day in my life. As you know, my more

  • The Best Way To Prepare For The Coming Of ...

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Apr 20, 2009

    “The best way to prepare for the coming of Christ is never to forget the presence of Christ.” (1001 Illustrations that more

  • So In Case It Has, I'd Like To Read The ...

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Apr 27, 2009

    So in case it has, I’d like to read the concluding paragraph from the NIV Application Commentary about this section of Scripture: On a different note, there is strong encouragement in Jesus’ statement. Even though at times opposition appears to be insurmountable, true Christianity will assert more

  • A Priest And Pastor From The Local Parishes Are ...

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Apr 27, 2009

    A priest and pastor from the local parishes are standing by the side of the road holding up a sign that reads, "The End is Near! Turn yourself around now before it’s too late!" "Leave us alone you religious nuts!" yelled the first driver as he sped by. From around the curve they heard more

  • The Uppertaker

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 28, 2009

    THE UPPERTAKER Alexander MacLaren said, "The primitive church thought more about the Second Coming of Jesus Christ than about death or about heaven. The early Christians were not looking for a cleft in the ground called a grave but for a cleavage in the sky called Glory. They were watching not more

  • In 1996 George Tulloch Led An Expedition To The ...

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on May 14, 2009

    In 1996 George Tulloch led an expedition to the spot where the Titanic sank in 1912. He and his crew recovered numerous artifacts, everything from eyeglasses to jewelry to dishware. In his search, Tulloch realized that a large piece of the hull had broken from the ship and was resting not far from more

  • Hold The Fort, For I Am ...

    Contributed by Dwight L. Moody on Jun 11, 2009

    HOLD THE FORT, FOR I AM COMING I am told that when General Sherman went through Atlanta toward the sea, through the southern states; he left in the fort, in the Kenesaw mountains, a little handful of men to guard some rations that he brought there. And General Hood got into the outer rear and more

  • One Of The Most Stirring Pages In English ...

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Jul 22, 2009

    “One of the most stirring pages in English history tells of the conquests and crusades of Richard I, the Lionhearted. While Richard was away trouncing Saladin, his kingdom fell on bad times. His sly and graceless brother, John, usurped all the prerogatives of the king and misruled the realm. The more