Contributed by David Schaal on Sep 4, 2003
What is Sin?
· Man calls it an accident; God calls it an abomination.
· Man calls it a blunder; God calls it blindness.
· Man calls it a defect; God calls it a disease.
· Man calls it a chance; God calls it a choice.
· Man calls it an error; God calls it an enmity.
· Man calls it a
Contributed by Michael Bird on Jul 13, 2002
“The unforgivable sin of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit is an act of resistance which belittles the Holy Spirit so grievously that he withdraws for ever with his convicting power so that we are never
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 25, 2002
GENERATION TO GENERATION
A little girl called out, "Mommy, you know that vase china cabinet, the one that’s been handed down from generation to generation?"
Yes, dear, I know which one you mean, what about it?
"Well, Mommy, I’m sorry, but this generation just dropped it!"
Now some earthly
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 8, 2002
President Calvin Coolege went to church, and afterwards was asked by a friend what the minister spoke on. “He preached on sin.” The friend asked what the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 18, 2006
Inmates 4 times as many prisoners are released into society today as 20 years ago. An estimated 600,000 U.S. prisoners will be released in ’04 (over 1,600 are released daily). The Justice Bureau of Statistics estimates that 2 out of 3 released inmates were “rearrested within 3 years,” wreaking more
Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 16, 2012
Two teenagers asked their father if they could go the theater to watch a movie that all their friends had seen. After reading some reviews about the movie on the internet, he denied their request.
"Aw dad, why not?" they complained. "It's rated PG-13, and we're both older than thirteen!"
There was a little old church out in the countryside: painted white and with a high steeple. One Sunday, the pastor noticed that his church needed painting. He checked out the Sunday ads and found a paint sale. The next day, he went into town and bought a gallon of white paint. He went back out to
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 17, 2006
Will Rogers was known for his laughter, but he also knew how to weep. One day he was entertaining at the Milton H. Berry Institute in Los Angeles, a hospital that specialized in rehabilitating polio victims and people with broken backs and other extreme physical handicaps. Of course, Rogers had
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 4, 2012
THE UNNECESSARY WAR
When Winston Churchill was in his early thirties, he tried with all his powers to awaken the English speaking world to the impending dangers of a resurgent Germany. At the time Germany was being influenced by one Corporal Hitler, but Churchill’s warnings were all to no avail.
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jan 29, 2005
Illustration: “In the Dark”
A young soldier and his commanding officer got on a train together. The only available seats were across from an attractive young lady who was traveling with her grandmother. As the four engaged in conversation, the soldier and the young lady kept eyeing one another, as
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
Contributed by Dan Cormie on Jul 28, 2003
A man purchased a white mouse to use as food for his pet snake. He dropped the unsuspecting mouse into the snake’s glass cage, where the snake was sleeping in a bed of sawdust. The tiny mouse had a serious problem on his hands. At any moment he could be swallowed alive. Obviously, the mouse needed
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 19, 2004
A man was charged Thursday (July 15) in the murder of a West Bend (near Milwaukee) teenager. According to the charges, 18-year-old Katie Gensmer was killed so she wouldn’t talk about a past relationship. David Brace, 20, showed little emotion as he was led into court, 12 News Nick Bohr said. Now
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Oct 26, 2003
Earlier this month, the Siegfried & Roy show in Las Vegas was brought to a dramatic close when a seven-year-old, white Bengal tiger attacked Roy and drug him off the stage before an audience of 1500 people. It was Roy’s 59th birthday, and shortly after introducing the Tiger, it bit Roy on the
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 10, 2008
“But each one is tempted when by his own evil desire he is dragged away and enticed. Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin, and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.” (James 1: 14, 15)
Before you can win a war you must know your enemy, understand his
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Mar 8, 2009
1. TAKE YOU FARTHER THAN YOU PLANNED ON GOING.
2. KEEP YOU LONGER THAN YOU PLANNED ON STAYING
3. COST YOU MORE THAN YOU PLANNED ON
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 23, 2009
What is sin? Here are some suggestions:
"Sin is like a kidney stone. No one likes a kidney stone, nor should anyone like sin."
"Sin is like a rotten egg we try to cover up with spices."
"Sin is like a cancer with a 0% survival rate."
"Sin is like weeds in a garden; if not
Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 13, 2010
How does a worm get inside an apple? Perhaps you think the worm burrows in from the outside. No, scientists have discovered that the worm comes from inside. But how does he get in there? Simple! An insect lays an egg in the apple blossom. Sometime later, the worm hatches in the
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Sep 22, 2004
Sin separates. Sin divides. Sin brings death to relationships and destroys fellowship.
God unites. God brings oneness and unity. On the day of Pentecost, God reversed the Babel process, and with one language from heaven, He demonstrated that all in Him will be sharers of one divine