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
Billy Graham: "We’re suffering from only one disease in the world. Our basic problem is not a race problem. Our basic problem is not a poverty problem. Our basic problem is not a war problem. Our basic problem is a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 27, 2010
WAGES, PRIZES, AWARDS, AND GRACE
Listen to the following from GW Knight, Clip-Art Features for Church Newsletters, page 53:
- When a person works an eight hour day and received a fair day’s pay—that is a wage
- When a person competes and receives a trophy for his performance—that is a prize.
Sammy’s Big Catch - Sammy was a young boy who lived in the Deep South. His summer days were filled when times of walking through the woods, playing with friends, and fishing in the pond down the road. Fishing was by far his favorite thing to do. Just about every day during his summer vacation,
Contributed by Sean Lester on Jan 7, 2007
b. In the war being waged in Iraq there are soldiers of various ranks and experience who have different tasks. All soldiers receive the same pay but some enjoy an easier way of life than others. Infantrymen, for instance, live in small compounds and have few conveniences. They are vigilant
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2006
Minimum Wage A Democratic plan to raise the minimum wage would hike it to $7 by ’00. The Republican plan would make it
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
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 9, 2006
Clergy Wages Above Average: The average weekly wage for most Americans is $519 while the average wage for clergy is $647. Rabbi’s earn between $45-$75 pr year, Protestant ministers usually earn at least $30,000, and Diocesan priests average $11,000. Approximately 980,000 clergy serve
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 26, 2006
Profits Up—Wages Down: Even though the economy added 2.2 million jobs in ‘04 and produced strong growth in corporate profits, wages for the average worker fell for the year, after adjusting for inflation—the first such drop in nearly a decade. The problem is not with the jobs themselves, but that
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on May 24, 2008
ADAMS SIN IS THE CAUSE OF THE SINFUL LIFESTYLES AND ACTIONS WE SEE TODAY IN OTHERS AND OUR SELVES; HIS SIN IS THE CAUSE OF THE 100% DEATH RATE IN OUR WORLD STILL TODAY. WHEN HE SINNED WE ALL SINNED V12, 15, 17, 18. PAUL IS NOT CONVEYING THIS IS WHY WE SIN TODAY- THAT IS TRUE BUT WHAT HE IS
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 7, 2005
I recieved a frantic phone call from a freind at church wanting to talk to me .
I agreed to meet him in the parking lot in 15 minutes.When I arrived he fell on my neck almost in hysterics.He told me that he had been involved in drugs and wanted me to help him pray and get right with GOD.I began to
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 24, 2002
THE CORPSE OF SIN
When he was arrested in February 2002 for dumping off as many as 200 bodies in nearby woods, 28 year old Ray Brent Marsh, the operator of Tri-State Crematory told authorities that the incinerator had not worked for some time.
A spokesman for the company that made the
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Dec 6, 2002
THE GREAT SIN
“According to Christian teachers, the essential vice, the utmost evil, is Pride. Unchastity, anger, greed, drunkenness, and all that, are mere fleabites in comparison; it was through Pride that the devil became the devil; Pride leads to every other vice; it is the complete
Contributed by Joel Vicente on May 30, 2003
Kay Arthur, a Christian author, put it this way.
If you tolerate sin in your life, that sin will not only take you farther than you wanted to go, it will keep you longer than you wanted