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  • In 1961 A.w. Tozer Was Given The Opportunity To ...  PRO

    Contributed by Charles R. Swindoll on Oct 13, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    In 1961 A.W. Tozer was given the opportunity to speak to a group of ministers on a subject of his choice. Not surprisingly he chose to speak to them about the holiness of God. During that talk he said the following words: “I believe we ought to have again the old biblical concept of God which makes more

  • It's Amazing You Should Come To Me...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 1, 2003
    based on 28 ratings

    IT’S AMAZING YOU SHOULD COME TO ME... A Jewish father was concerned about his son. He had not truly raised him to be grounded in the faith of Judaism… So, hoping to remedy this he sent his son to Israel so the boy could experience his heritage. A year later the young man returned home. He more

  • Unwrapping The Christmas Present  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 16, 2003
    based on 7 ratings

    UNWRAPPING THE CHRISTMAS PRESENT “To get ready for Christmas, God undressed. God stripped off his finery and appeared – how embarrassing – naked on the day he was born. . . God could not be God-with-us if he wasn’t flesh... As evangelicals we have focused on the saving death of Christ but more

  • Celebration Of The Incarnation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 16, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    CELEBRATION OF THE INCARNATION “Perhaps we need to call December 25th the Celebration of the Incarnation, to greet each other with Incarnation greetings – instead of “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas” we could shout, “God chose flesh!” “God became one of us!” “The Feast of the Incarnation more

  • Just The Right Word  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 16, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    JUST THE RIGHT WORD “Defining Jesus,” said Max Lucado, “would be a challenge to the best of writers, but John handles the task with casual analogy. The Messiah, in a word, was ‘the Word.’ Be He a fiery verb or a tender adjective, He was, quite simply, a word.” And I might add that He was more

  • Quiet Strength  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 24, 2004
    based on 12 ratings

    QUIET STRENGTH There is a story about a sunken ship that illustrates the quietness of the spirit, but at the same time His Power in our lives. "Several years ago engineers building a new bridge over the East River in New York, discovered that the wrecked hull of a ship, sunk many years more

  • No God At All  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    NO GOD AT ALL Trinity Sunday is the day in which we celebrate God the Holy Trinity; the three persons, yet still only one God: the Father-Creator, Jesus the Son-Redeemer; and the Holy Spirit-the Sanctifier. Ever since day one, Christians have grappled in their language to adequately speak and more

  • Riches Revealed In The Trinity  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    RICHES REVEALED IN THE TRINITY There is a cartoon showing a lawyer reading the last will and testament of his client to a room full of greedy relatives. The caption reads: “I, John Jones, being of sound mind and body, spent it all!” When Jesus wrote his will, He gave us all He had. Not only more

  • An Infinite God, A Finite Mind  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    AN INFINITE GOD, A FINITE MIND Augustine, while puzzling over the doctrine of the Trinity, was walking along the beach one day when he observed a young boy with a bucket, running back and forth to pour water into a little hole. Augustine asked, "What are you doing?" The boy replied, "I’m trying more

  • Perceptions Of God  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    PERCEPTIONS OF GOD Most Christians today perceive God like one person noted: God is a lot like our pastor. I don’t see him through the week and I don’t understand more

  • The Whole East Coast  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    THE WHOLE EAST COAST While our friends from India traveled around California on business, they left their 11 year-old daughter with us. Curious about my going to church one Sunday morning, she decided to come along. When we returned home, my husband asked her what she thought of the service. more

  • The Arithmetic Of Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    THE ARITHMETIC OF HEAVEN Someone asked Daniel Webster, who happened to be a fervent Christian, "How can a man of your intellect believe in the Trinity?" "I do not pretend fully to understand the arithmetic of heaven now," he replied. SOURCE: "God in Three Persons: A more

  • A Bit Of Advice  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 4 ratings

    A BIT OF ADVICE It took the Church nearly 400 years to decide about Trinitarian orthodoxy, producing the Nicene Creed that many churches say on a Sunday morning. Most preachers would prefer to preach on any other subject than the Trinity. Perhaps we should heed the advice of Brother Elric, more

  • The Suffering Of The Trinity  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    THE SUFFERING OF THE TRINITY In the National Gallery of Art in London there’s a picture of the Crucifixion that is so dark that when you first look at it, you can’t see anything. But if you stand and ponder it, and if you do not permit your gaze to falter, eventually you will see in the darkness more

  • Story: St. Augustine - So The Story Goes - Was ...  PRO

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    Story: St. Augustine - so the story goes - was struggling to understand the doctrine of the Trinity. So he decided to go for a walk on the beach, where he saw a little boy digging a hole in the sand with a seashell. The boy then ran off to the ocean, filling the shell, and rushed back to pour it more

  • Pastor Named John Gossip Once Said About God's ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Dec 2, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    pastor named John Gossip once said about God’s love: The wonderful thing about Christ is that as people looked at Him, followed Him, and watched Him, it became apparent to them that this is what God must be like. They concluded that if there is a God at all, then He must have Christ’s eyes, more

  • Author Thomas Williams Writes About An Encounter ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ron Burtz on Dec 5, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    Author Thomas Williams writes about an encounter a girl named Jill has with Aslan in another book in the series, “The Silver Chair”. Jill is alone and desperately thirsty in unknown woods, she comes upon a stream, but between her and the water sits the great Lion. Aslan tells her that she can more

  • Southern Baptist Leader, Carl Bates, Said, "We ...  PRO

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Nov 19, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    Southern Baptist Leader, Carl Bates, said, "We are so well manned and eqipted in our churches that the Holy Spirit could leave and it more

  • The Honorable Bird, Philip Yancey In The ...  PRO

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Aug 30, 2002
    based on 8 ratings

    [The Honorable Bird, Philip Yancey in the foreword of Robertson McQuilkin’s Life in the Spirit] Dorothy Sayers tells of a Japanese convert struggling to grasp Christian theology. “Honorable Father, very good,” he said to his missionary more

  • Who Will Provide?  PRO

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Oct 11, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    WHO WILL PROVIDE? A young woman brought her fiancé home to meet her parents for thanksgiving dinner. After dinner, her mother told her father to find out about the young man. The father invited the fiancé to his study for a talk. "So what are your plans?" the father asked the young man. "I more