Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Sep 25, 2014
It’s because He lives we should be able to face tomorrow, it’s because He lives all fear should be gone. Because He lives we are pretty sure who holds the future. Is that the lyrics Bill Gaither wrote? No, but that’s the way many Christians feel. The first verse of Because He Lives says it
Contributed by Bruce Ball on Jul 5, 2004
There is an old definition of faith that has helped me in my times of troubles.
F = Forsaking
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"No medicine is more valuable, none more efficacious, none better suited to the cure of all our temporal ills than a friend, to whom we may turn for consolation in time of
Arthur John Gossip was a great preacher in the Church of Scotland. When he was pastor at Beechgrove Church in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1927 he suddenly lost his beloved wife. The following Sunday he preached perhaps the greatest sermon of the Twentieth Century “When Life Tumbles In, What Then?”
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 21, 2008
Andrew Murray was going through a personal trial. One morning while he was eating breakfast, his hostess told him there was a woman downstairs that was going through a great trial and wanted to know if he had any advice for her. Murray handed her a piece of paper he had been writing on and said,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 16, 2009
CRISIS: DANGER + OPPORTUNITY
Once an eagle reaches maturity, it molts each year. It’s beak keeps growing, so even if damaged soon it is as good as new. I was reading that you cannot tell the age of an eagle once it has reached an adult stage. It seems their strength does not diminish. Their
Contributed by George Rennau on Aug 25, 2003
The political convention was in chaos. Each delegation wanted something different. Some favored states rights, others wanted a stronger central government. Larger states wanted greater representation, and small states wanted an equal voice.
Debate dragged on and on. Finally the committee
Thomas Andrew Dorsey was a black jazz musician from Atlanta. In the twenties he gained a certain amount of notoriety as the composer of jazz tunes with suggestive lyrics, but he gave all that up in 1926 to concentrate exclusively on spiritual music. "Peace in the Valley" is one of his best known
Contributed by Don Hawks on Jun 22, 2007
In the movie Glory Road, Basketball Coach Don Haskins, was just a small-town family man trying to make an unforgettable mark in his first job as a collegiate basketball coach. He got a coaching job with the Texas Western miners. He went on the recruiting trail to find the best talent in the land,
Contributed by Jim Kane on Nov 10, 2005
It used to be that to find out who or what was ‘in’ or ‘out’ you consulted the society section of the local newspaper, or Look magazine, or a well-known celebrity reporter for the latest on whatever was deemed the latest ‘in’ and ‘out.’ Now we have the Internet to help us determine what is ‘in’ and
Contributed by Drake Caudill on Mar 8, 2005
A few years ago, when I lived in West Virginia with my parents, my father wanted some chickens. My mother did not really want any chickens running around the yard, but she finally gave in. So my father went on a search to find some chickens. He finally found some "Game" chickens. I did not know
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Aug 3, 2001
[Worship in Spirit and in Truth, by Leann Gabel of Amarillo, TX]
In Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman, it didn’t take long before their conversation turned to worship.
I would guess that was as hot a topic then as it is today.
The woman’s question was sincere, "I know there are two ways
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Oct 31, 2004
The Desert Sun, carried the story of a man who was walking his dog on a river-side path in Bedfordshire, England. He found an ancient gold penny. After examining it, coin expert Richard Bishop said, “It is quite simply the most important single coin find for a century. We fell off our chairs
Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 16, 2008
WHY DOES GOD ALLOW HARDSHIP?
We live in a mixed-up, messed-up world. Sometimes terrible things happen that don't make any sense at all, and we wonder why?
Steven Curtis Chapman is one of the best known singer-songwriters of contemporary Christian music. Over the last 15 or 20 years his songs
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 11, 2008
QUESTIONS ON SUFFERING
Steven Curtis Chapman is one of the best known singer-songwriters of contemporary Christian music. Over the last 15 or 20 years, his songs have blessed millions of people. Recently tragedy struck the Chapman home, and Michelle Malkin wrote about it:
Contributed by Chris Surber on Apr 23, 2009
SEA SPONGE COLLECTION AND THE SPIRIT
When my wife Christina and I lived in Tarpon Springs, Florida, one of our favorite places to visit was the Greek Sponge Docks. We lived on a few blocks away, in fact, and we would often take evening walks past the boats, restaurants, and little shops that
Contributed by Paul Green on Jul 14, 2009
One day, I woke early in the morning to watch the sunrise. Oh the beauty of God’s creation is beyond description. As I watched, I praised God for His beautiful work. As I sat there, I felt the Lord’s presence with me. He asked me, "Do you love me?" I answered, "Of course, God! You are my Lord and
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 2, 2005
On Little Yellow Flower! (11.04.05--Faith That Flies!--John 6:18-19)
Now is the time of year when most of the flowers in my wife’s flower beds have wilted and sagged. The frost has struck more than once, making even the hardier mums droop a bit. The time of blossoming has passed for most of the