Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 11, 2009
Several years ago I went with a group of men to an obstacle course in Northport. Some people call these a "ropes" course. The goal is for your group to move through a series of obstacles as you build trust and a spirit of teamwork. For me the most challenging obstacle is the
Contributed by John Putty on Mar 19, 2011
TRUSTING DOCTORS, TRUSTING GOD
Not many people enjoy going to the doctor, but according to Reuters, in 1994, one London accountant to that to an extreme. The 63-year-old man needed bladder surgery, but he couldn't overcome his fear of doctors and hospitals. So he self-reliantly did what had
No Trust or Full Trust - Haddon Robinson
Years ago, Monroe Parker was traveling through South Alabama on a hot day. He stopped at a watermelon stand, picked out a watermelon, and asked the proprietor how much it cost. "It’s $1.10," he replied. Parker dug into his pocket, found only a bill and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 1, 2008
TRUST IN THE INSTRUMENTS
My father, in his youth, carried a pilot's license. Once and a while he would rent a small Cessna and fly around with a couple friends. I once asked him what the hardest part of flying was. He told me that it was trusting in your instruments.
He described what it was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 29, 2002
During times of transition, what we most need to practice is "ruthless trust." Brennan Manning has written a brilliant book by that title and tells the story of John Kavanaugh who went to work for three months at "the House of the Dying" in Calcutta. He went not only to give help,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 23, 2011
TEARS AND TRUST
Years ago, when my nephew Josh was about 9 years old we were out in the yard playing tag. He had tagged me and was running for all he was worth to get away from me. He was laughing and laughing as he looked back at me chasing him. Then he turned around and ran into a tree.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2011
TRUSTING THE SCENT
Years ago I read the story of a man by the name of Wally who owned a farm in Connecticut. He had a remarkable talent he had with birds, chickadees specifically. It seems that every morning these little birds would flutter down and land on his hands. And it wasn’t just for
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2011
TRUST IN GOD
"Trust in yourself and you are doomed to disappointment
Trust in money and you may have it taken from you;
But trust in God, and you are never to be confounded in time or eternity." --D.L.
Contributed by Michael Dean on Jan 26, 2013
TRUSTING THE HISTORY
"..in this era of history, the most attacked part of the Bible's history is Genesis 1-11. When people understand they can trust the history of the early chapters of Genesis, they can better understand and be more responsive to the gospel--the gospel that is based
Those who share Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior begin to become as magnets to those who share the same intimate relationship. While humans range from "new" to "elder," there is still a feeling of familiarity in those who gather together to worship in spirit and in truth.
A sense somewhat
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
Faith is unutterable trust in God, trust which never dreams that He will not stand by
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 31, 2008
DON'T TRUST FEELINGS
I read of a helicopter pilot who flew from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific told this story. He said, "I was flying the helicopter back to the ship when a blinding fog rolled in. Flying at a low altitude, I knew that a single mistake would plunge my crew and me into the
Contributed by Fred Schaeffer on Nov 20, 2008
TRUST BRINGS HOPE
Eighteen months ago, I embarked on a journey. I packed up my belongings and headed from Kansas to Northern California to begin a new life. I had been divorced for almost a year, and I had begun a relationship with a wonderful woman from San Diego, CA.
The little furniture
Contributed by Mark Bauer on Aug 1, 2007
God can be trusted.
Our prayers will not go unheeded.
It’s like a little girl
who crawled up into her father’s lap
while was reading the newspaper.
She told him how much she wanted him to build her a doll house.
She didn’t climb down till her daddy had promised to do just
In a climate of mutual trust, the market is the economic institution that permits encounter between persons, inasmuch as they are economic subjects who make use of contracts to regulate their relations as they exchange goods and services of equivalent value between them, in order to satisfy their
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
SPURGEON ON TRUSTING GOD
Charles Spurgeon writes:
"There is One who cares for you. His eye is fixed on you, His heart beats with pity for your woe, and His omnipotent hand shall bring you the needed help. The darkest cloud shall scatter itself in showers of mercy. He, if you are one of His