Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Apr 18, 2003
The book “Will Daylight Come?” by Richard Hoefler, illustrates the truth, that forgiveness frees and unforgiveness enslaves.
A little boy visiting his grandparents was given his first slingshot. He practiced in the woods, but he could never hit his target. As he came back to grandma’s back yard,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
A middle school teacher asked her class to write imaginative definitions of a friend. One student said, “A friend is a pair of open arms in a society of armless people.”
Another said, “A friend is a warm bedroll on a cold and frosty night.”
Other said, “A friend is a lively polka in the midst of a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
He was a scientist, a sculptor, a engineer, a painter, a philosopher, a musician and a man who historians say will never again be endowed with as many God given gifts.
One of his greatest works was that of The Last Supper. I am speaking of Leonardo da Vinci.
This painting is a work of art
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 23, 2007
It was a cold, winter day. A carcass, on an ice floe, floated slowly down the Niagra River. An Eagle, flying overhead, spied the easy prey below, and descended upon it. He began to eat. As he did, the water of the river began slowly pushing the flow toward the falls. But could not the eagle,
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 16, 2002
The flesh is a built-in law of failure, making it impossible for the natural man to please or serve God. It is a compulsive inner force inherited from man’s fall, which expresses itself in general and specific rebellion against God and His righteousness. The flesh can never be reformed or improved.
Contributed by James Botts on Aug 29, 2002
AN OLD SIN, A NEW WORD
Have you noticed that people are more and more angry then ever before? Consider the following…
One anger management firm stated that “one out of every five Americans has an anger management problem.”
According to FBI statistics, there were 23,305 homicides in 1994 and
Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 8, 2002
BURIED IN THE DEEPEST SEA
Several years ago Rick Stacy baptized a man in Lake Superior.
It was late October and about 9:00 PM.
Rick had been talking with Myron and his wife about accepting the Lord as their personal savior and sealing that decision with baptism into Jesus.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 19, 2002
Jackie Hudson wrote a book entitled: Doubt: A Road to Growth. She writes: “Early in my career, I had a boss who held to numerous spoken and unspoken rules. One was that I needed to have my lights out by 11:00 p.m. so I wouldn’t be tired on the job the next day. His house was not far from mine,
Contributed by Andrew Chan on Apr 9, 2002
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’?,"
Contributed by Rick Mccarley on Apr 30, 2002
FORGIVE US OUR DEBTS...
A pastor friend recently told the true story of one of his church members, an attorney, who after meditating on several scriptures, decided to cancel the debts of all his clients that had owed him money for more than 6 months. He drafted a letter explaining his decision
Contributed by Daniel Becker on Sep 15, 2001
“It is the duty of nations as well as of men to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God; to confess their sins and transgressions in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy
Contributed by Andrew Chan on May 25, 2001
True story happened Friday in Montreal
- A hospital patient who insisted on lighting a cigarette while hooked to an oxygen supply caused a small explosion, according to a hospital spokesperson.
The 73-year-old, who suffered minor burns in the blast, had been told not to light up but she
Contributed by Sam Pace on Jun 2, 2001
Monty Robbins tours the country demonstrating an interesting technique in breaking in horses which have never been ridden. He explains to his audience that through a series of words, hand signals, and eye contact he will communicate with the horse and ultimately gain the trust of the horse. The
Contributed by Jonathan Lucas on Jun 13, 2001
If I Were the Devil
If I were the prince of darkness, I’d want to engulf the world in darkness, and I’d have a third of its real estate, and I’d have four-fifths of its population, but I wouldn’t be happy until I had seized the ripest apple on the tree. THEE. So I’d set about however necessary
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Feb 27, 2001
A pastor was visiting a family one day. He knocked on the door but no one answered it. He knocked again and again, but still no answer. He thought he heard someone inside but they just wouldn’t answer the door. Finally he wrote a note and slipped it under the door. It was Rev.3:20: “Behold I
Contributed by Bill Butsko on Oct 23, 2006
Rev. John McNeil told the following story:
A ship once wrecked on the Irish coast. The captain was a careful one. Nor had the weather been of so severe a kind to explain the wide distance the ship had swerved from her course. The ship went down, but so much interest was attached to the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
In the middle of Washington DC stands a monument--our national Monument, the Washington Monument. As a history lesson, there are some things you should know about this place.
There can never be a building of greater height than the Washington Monument in the DC area. On the aluminum
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 31, 2009
Oswald Chambers said: “The majority of us begin with the bigger problems outside and forget the one inside. A man has to learn ‘the plague of his own heart’ before his own
Contributed by Ramon Canals on Jun 5, 2009
I met a young girl who was brought up in the church, had all the advantages of christian home, loving father and mother. But she wanted to experiment the world. She wanted to have more freedom than what her parents were giving her and so she came to NY and as she tried to board the subway somebody