Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 15, 2002
Hey, get me out of here!
It wasn’t the strains of Turkish music wafting through the center of
the Dutch town of Sneek that raised eyebrows on a recent Saturday, but
the uncanny yowls of distress that accompanied them. What could it be?
Well, the owner of a missing cat knew the sound at
Contributed by Paul Decker on Nov 12, 2002
One day, a mother explained to her five-year-old daughter that if she chose to disobey her, she would have to live with the consequences. "Oh, Mommy!" she said with a terrified look on her face. "Please
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 27, 2003
The Queen Mary was the largest ship to cross the oceans when it was launched in 1936. Through four decades and a World War she served until she was retired, anchored as a floating hotel and museum in Long Beach, California.
During the conversion, her three massive smokestacks were taken off to be
Contributed by Rick Pendleton on May 20, 2008
We think God should just forgive everyone and let everyone go to Heaven.
If I write up a petition saying
pardon all criminals
Tear down the prisons and
do away with all of the laws
get rid of the police force and courts.
Would you sign it?
Not one of you is
Contributed by Gordon Curley on May 20, 2012
A hunter went out into the forest to shoot a bear. With winter fast approaching he planned to make a warm coat out of the bearskin. Soon he saw a bear coming toward him, he raised his gun and took aim.
"Wait," said the bear, "why do you want to shoot me?"
The hunter replied:
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 11, 2012
OVER-RUNNING THE TEMPLE
Ta Prohm is the modern name of a temple at Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, built in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. Unlike most Angkorian temples, Ta Prohm has been left in much the same condition in which it was found: the photogenic and atmospheric
Contributed by Timothy Darling on May 29, 2008
I remember my older brother bringing my mom a flower. I’m sure it was a very pretty flower, but it had been picked from the flower bed of a lady that lived Joe’s route home from school. Very wisely, my mom did not accept the flower, but walked Joe back to the lady’s house and made him give it back
Contributed by Joe La Rue on Jul 10, 2008
Sin ultimately destroys us. Several years ago in my home church in Indianapolis where I had grown up, the minister, we’ll call him John, was caught having an affair with a missionary that the church supported and that he had recently visited on behalf of the church family. His wife, we’ll call her
Contributed by Brian Harvison on Aug 1, 2008
Farmer Joe decided his injuries from the accident were serious enough to take the trucking company (responsible for the accident) to court.
In court, the trucking company’s fancy lawyer was questioning farmer Joe.
"Didn’t you say, at the scene of the accident, ’I’m fine’?," questioned the
Bernard Ebbers, head of WorldCom, was known as one of the most religious CEO’s in the high-tech sector of American business. Every board meeting began with a prayer. Ebbers served as a deacon in his Mississippi Baptist church, and led a bible study very competently. He was elected to the
Some choices carry greater consequences than others. A student nurse came into the hospital room to give her 79-year-old patient a shot. She asked him,
Contributed by Michael West on Oct 2, 2008
It is not falling into the water, but lying in the water, that drowns. It is not falling into sin, but
According to tradition, this is how an Eskimo hunter kills a wolf. First, the Eskimo coats his knife blade with animal blood and allows it to freeze. He then adds layer after layer of blood until the blade is completely concealed by the frozen blood.
Next, the hunter fixes his knife in the
HOW AN ESKIMO KILLS A WOLF
According to tradition, this is how an Eskimo kills a wolf. First, the Eskimo coats his knife blade with animal blood and allows it to freeze. He then adds layer after layer of blood until the blade is completely concealed by the frozen blood.
Next, the hunter
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 28, 2009
The following story from FoxNews.com 7-6-04:
A Mississippi woman is lucky to be alive after being picked up and nearly crushed by a garbage truck. The unnamed woman was looking for her keys Wednesday morning in a dumpster behind her Ridgeland, MS apartment complex, reports the Clarion-Ledger of
Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Feb 25, 2009
Radio personality Paul Harvey tells the story of how an Eskimo kills a wolf. The account is grisly, yet it offers fresh insight into the consuming, self-destructive nature of sin. "First, the Eskimo coats his knife blade with animal blood and allows it to freeze. Then he adds another layer of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2009
THE BLIGHT OF SIN
Blight is a destructive plant disease that can infect any plant, even trees. Infected trees exhibit a blackening of the blooms, leaves and twigs, and the whole tree is eventually involved. The blight causes the tree to decay outwardly and the decay can eat all the way to the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2009
MINIMUM PLEASURE, MAXIMUM PENALTY
When we sin, we often do so with the futile hope that we shall obtain the maximum amount of pleasure at the minimum penalty. It seldom works that way, however.
I once heard the story of a man and his wife who decided to go to a drive-in movie. They thought