Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
Where does the family start? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl no
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Mar 25, 2009
It was because of the death of his daughter that Charles Darwin couldn't make sense of a loving God. This seemed to put him on his path to finding a way to take God out of the creation story.
START WITH HEAVEN
Randy Alcorn states the following: “Often our thinking is backwards. Why do we imagine that God patterns Heaven’s holy city after an earthly city, as if Heaven knows nothing of community and culture and has to get its ideas from us? Isn’t it more likely that earthly realities,
Contributed by Paul Steen on Dec 11, 2017
The term “Sunk costs” is an accounting term. It refers to historical costs that no longer have relevance to decisions being made today.
Ali Saam (Garcia) and his stock market losses. He had over $140,000 in stocks. Then, two weeks later his portfolio was down to $77,000. He felt he couldn’t
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Mar 31, 2009
STARTING IS THE EASY PART-------------------
Katie and I got married a little over 21 years ago.
We wanted a simple wedding ceremony, a simple reception - a few friends, some family, a little cake, some punch and that was it. But then, the relatives got involved. Sound familiar?
WOW! Do we know in 2016 there were 33,000 distinct denominations? It is estimated by 2025 there will be 55,000 denominations? Wow? You can’t get along with others? Just go out and start your own?
C.H. Spurgeon penned the words: The time will come when
Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Feb 11, 2001
How Chicago Fire Started
On October 8, 1871, at about eight-thirty in the evening, a lantern in Mrs. O’Leary’s barn, presumably kicked over by her cow, ignited the great Chicago fire. The woman was milking her cow; and there was a little lamp of oil, a little flickering flame. The cow kicked over
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 3, 2002
IF TOMORROW STARTS WITHOUT ME
If tomorrow starts without me,
And I’m not there to see;
If the sun should rise and find your eyes
All filled with tears for me;
I wish so much you wouldn’t cry
The way you did today,
While thinking of the many things,
We didn’t get to say.
I know how much
Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 23, 2004
The slogan started appearing on billboards in the early 1990’s, "Practice Random Acts of Kindness." According to Gavin Whitsett, author of a small handbook entitled, Guerilla Kindness, the movement is a response to the "random acts of violence" that are so much a part of the daily news. The author
Quote from, “Your Best Life Now!”
“God has so much in store for you, too. Start making room for it in your thinking. Conceive it on the inside. Start seeing yourself
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 17, 2006
The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 3, 2006
The American Dream of starting at the bottom and working your way up is fading according to new longevity studies (studies that follow individual and families over many years). Business Week reports that the number of families who stayed stuck in the same income bracket—be it the bottom or the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
Todays youngsters are precocious. They start going steady with the opposite sex as
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2008
HOW TO START A FIRE
The great Chicago fire of October 8-10, 1871, reportedly began when a cow kicked over a lantern in Mrs. O'Leary's barn. Indeed, there was a cow in the barn belonging to Patrick and Catherine O'Leary of De Koven Street, Chicago, and fire did start in that barn.
Why did the
Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Aug 31, 2007
Forgive us, Lord, for failures past,
Then help us start anew
With strength and courage to obey
And closely follow
START OF THE HUMAN RACE
A little girl asked her mother, "How did the human race start?"
The mother answered, "God made Adam and Eve and they had children, and so all mankind was made."
Two days later, the girl asked her father the same question. The father answered, "Many years ago, there
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
BRAND NEW START
An angry newspaper subscriber stormed into the reporter’s office and demanded an apology because he had been mistakenly put in the obituaries. The reporter said, "I never write retractions, but what I will do tomorrow is list you in the birth column and give you a brand new