Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 22, 2001
"Prayer is surrender-surrender to the will of God and cooperation with that will. If I throw out a boat hook from the boat and catch hold of the shore and pull, do I pull the shore to me, or do I pull myself to the shore? Prayer is not pulling God to my will, but the aligning of my will to the will
Contributed by B H Grace on Aug 28, 2020
Acts 5:29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
When the 101st Airborne was surrounded in WWII the Germans asked them to surrender. General Anthony McAuliffe replied, "Nuts!" The Germans tried to figure what that meant and while they
"We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air. We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we
Contributed by Tim Smith on May 28, 2015
Ravi Zacharias tells the amazing story of a young Christian, Hien Pham, whom he met in Vietnam who served as an interpreter with the American forces. Shortly after Vietnam fell, Hien was imprisoned on accusations of helping the Americans. His jailers tried to indoctrinate him against democratic
Abraham laid down his Isaac. Lay down your Isaac today and remember the words of Andrew Murray: God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.
Bruce Larson tells how he helped people struggling to surrender their lives to Christ:
"For many years I worked in
Contributed by John Harvey on May 31, 2006
“Everyone eventually surrenders to something or someone. If not to God, you will surrender to the opinions or expectations of others, to money, to resentment, to fear, or to your own pride, lusts, or ego. You were designed to worship God—and if you fail to worship him, you will create other things
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 29, 2010
WHY SHOULD I SURRENDER?
The story is told of the military legend Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia (336-323) and conqueror of Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, Babylonia, and Persia, almost all of the known world.
One day on the warpath, Alexander and small company of soldiers approached a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 27, 2011
DEMOLITION DERBY AND THE SURRENDER STICK
Lydia and I went to the Demolition Derby at the 4-H Fair this past week and had a blast. I loved watching drivers take aim at each other with the attempt to demolish or disable one another. We saw some great smash ups and did a lot of laughing. I don't
Contributed by Tim White on Jan 23, 2012
SURRENDER IS THE FIRST STEP
I have been told that there is a certain live animal trap that, if the trapped animal would simply back up a little, the trapping device would relax and he could escape.
That is the shape of mankind. If we would just let go of control of our lives, we would
COMMITMENT VS. SURRENDER
In The Incredible Power of Kingdom Authority there is an account of a conversation between the late Adrian Rogers and Rev Josef Tson, the Romanian pastor, author, and president of the Romanian Missionary Society who survived years of persecution and exile under cruel
Contributed by Kevin Karhoff on Feb 18, 2013
NO SALVATION WITHOUT SURRENDER
So in case some left it out or forgot to mention it when they explained what it meant to be a Christian, let me be clear: There is no forgiveness without repentance. There is no salvation without surrender. There is no life
Contributed by Kevin Karhoff on Mar 19, 2013
The reason Jesus is so adamant about followers surrendering everything is because the reality is this: the one thing we are most reluctant to give up is the one thing that has the most potential to become a substitute for him. Really what we’re talking about here is idolatry. When we are to be
Contributed by Jim Kane on Jul 4, 2004
“Another aspect of a fully surrendered life is trust. Abraham followed God’s leading without knowing where it would take him. Hannah waited for God’s perfect timing without knowing when. Mary expected a miracle without knowing how. Joseph trusted God’s purpose without
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2006
"The full acting out of the self’s surrender to God therefore demands pain: this action, to be perfect, must be done from the pure will to obey, in the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"If we will only surrender ourselves utterly to the Lord, and will trust Him perfectly, we shall find our souls mounting up with wings as eagles,
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 30, 2007
In his book I Surrender, Patrick Morley writes that the church’s integrity problem is in the misconception “that we can add Christ to our lives, but not subtract sin. It is a change in belief without a change in behavior.” He goes on to say, “It is revival without
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"When peace stands for surrender, fear, loss of dignity and freedom, it is no
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2006
In his book I Surrender, Patrick Morley writes that the church’s integrity problem is in the misconception "that we can add Christ to our lives, but not subtract sin. It is a change in belief without a change in behavior." He goes on to say, "It is revival without reformation,
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Apr 1, 2009
In his book I Surrender, Patrick Morley writes that the church’s integrity problem is in the misconception “that we can add Christ to our lives, but not subtract sin. It is a change in belief without a change in behavior.”
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Oct 22, 2009
In his book I Surrender, Patrick Morley writes that the church’s integrity problem is in the misconception "that we can add Christ to our lives, but not subtract sin. It is a change in belief without a change in behavior." He goes on to say, "It is revival without reformation, without repentance."