Contributed by Guy Glass on Jun 2, 2003
A very wealthy, religious little old lady was a soft touch for any panhandler she happened to meet on the street.
One day she met a very shabbily dressed man and impulsively pressed a five dollar bill into his hand, smiled warmly and whispered, “God speed.”
The next day the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 6, 2003
SLOWING DOWN THE KING OF SPEED
We live in a culture where speed is king. I find myself in a hurry even if there is no reason. People get uptight today if they miss a revolution in a revolving door. We are an uptight generation of compulsive activists. There are ten times more things to do
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
Illustration- Time, Speed, Dentists
The little boy was afraid of the dentist, so his dad decided to set the example and have his teeth examined, too. The dentist looked inside the father’s mouth & said, "There’s a tooth there that has to be pulled."
The father asked, "How much will it cost?" The
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment; in these qualities old
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 16, 2009
BEST SPEEDING-TICKET EXCUSE
A convention of Arkansas State troopers was asked to submit the best excuse they’d ever heard for someone trying to get out of a speeding ticket. The winning entry was submitted by a trooper who clocked a semi-tractor truck speeding down the interstate. The trooper
Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 6, 2007
Billy Graham’s Speeding Ticket
When Billy Graham was driving through a small southern town, he was stopped by a policeman and charged with speeding. Graham admitted his quilt, but was told by the officer that he would have to appear in court.
The judge asked, "Guilty, or not guilty?"
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Mar 17, 2008
There is a new law in Finland regarding speeding. On February 11, 2004, Helsinki police stopped Jussi Salonoja, a 27-year-old Finnish sausage maker, driving 80 kilometers an hour in a 40-kph zone.
Salonoja is no stranger to illegal speeds. In 2000, he was caught cruising the highway at 200
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 26, 2003
2002 Winter Olympic Men’s 1000 Meter Speed Skating Race - A few years ago, at the 2002 Winter Olympics, there were five finalist for the Men’s 1000 Meter Speed Skating Race. During the final lap, the American and Chinese were out front with the Canadian and Korean skaters hot on their heels.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 19, 2007
High Speed: At the end ’05 there were 50.2 million U.S. homes and businesses connecting online via broadband, a 33% increase from ‘04, reports the FCC. 51% are cable modems and 41% are DLS lines. 72% of Web users now connect
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 7, 2009
Olympic Speed Skaters Slow Down When No Hope of Winning
At the 2002 Winter Olympics, Apolo Ohno, an American, hoped to win his second gold medal in the men’s 5,000-meter short track, speed-skating relay. But during one of the turns, another American skater fell. His fall and recovery only took a
“If you’re speeding down the freeway, the police might pull you over. But no one ever makes you take pit stops. You have to choose them. It’s the same with life. Emergencies force us to stop, but pit stops of joy are events we plan for and savor. It’s good to let go and bring a little relief
Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 16, 2001
In Bill Gates’ new book Business @ The Speed of Thought, he lays out 11 rules that students do not learn in high school or college, but should.
He argues that our feel-good, politically correct teachings have created a generation of kids with no concept of reality who are set up for failure in the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
One trouble with developing speed reading skills is that by the time you realize a book is
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
Lake Speed has been one of the prominent racers on the NASCAR circuit. He said “Most of my life I had all the things the world says will make you happy, the big house, the cars and boat and I had also been very successful. But there was still an emptiness inside. And when the Lord asked that
Adultery (disobeying His Command) taken to its logical conclusion is not only a hard-hearted disposition towards the Almighty (Matt 19:8) but also an act of outright hatred (nothing more, nothing less
Contributed by Troy Borst on Jun 24, 2009
As I began to think and pray on the passage that we will uncover and talk about today, I started to think about "limits." The most obvious limit I could think of was "speed limit." A speed limit, of course, is the maximum speed allowed on a road for a vehicle. Believe it or not,
Contributed by James O. Davis on Dec 6, 2001
Einstein made the Law of Relativity famous with the formula: E=Mc2.
M= Mass in grams
C= Velocity of Light in Centimeters per second.
This simply means a small amount of mass can produce a great amount of energy. Nuclear Fusion is an example.
Einstein said light is the only