Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2005
One problem I remember was a time when our son Bob broke our trust and lied to his mother and me. He was still young, dating Linda, his wife-to-be, and was only allowed to see her on certain nights. Well, one night he wanted to see her without permission and told us he was at his friend’s house.
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 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
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,
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
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 Sermoncentral 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 Sermoncentral 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
Contributed by Sermoncentral 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 Matthew Kratz on Apr 20, 2009
Comedian and actor Chris Farley, of Saturday Night Live fame, was found dead in his downtown Chicago apartment on December 18, 1997. The Cook County medical examiner’s office later reported that he died of an opiate and cocaine overdose (James Barron, “Chris Farley, 33, a Versatile Comedian-Actor,”
Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 10, 2010
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 David Rumley on Aug 19, 2010
In 2009 Picher Oklahoma closed it’s doors… the entire city closed, evacuated, and shut down. Once it was a town of 20,000 people… in the first quarter of 1900’s it was a boomtown and had abundant lead and zinc.
The Picher area became the most productive lead-zinc mining field in the Tri-State
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
SIN AND BULLET WOUNDS
James Garfield was a lay preacher and principal of his denominational college. They say he was ambidextrous and could simultaneously write Greek, with one hand and Latin with the other.
In l880, he was elected president of the United States, but after only six months in
Contributed by Sermoncentral 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