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
Contributed by Bret Toman on Jun 8, 2009
DO YOU TRUST GOD?
There was a Seinfeld episode where Kramer scoots into Jerry’s apartment where Jerry and George are talking, and he says "Do you guys want to have some fun!" George and Jerry say "Sure." And then Kramer says "Do you really want to have some fun? Or are you just saying you want
Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Apr 28, 2018
Trouble is inevitable. It has spawned the counseling ministry. Therapist, psychologist, psychiatrist, support groups dedicate their lives to helping people deal with grief, addictions, abuse, and stress.
There are many solutions offered. You can pop a pill or uncork a bottle or take a
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
Contributed by Roger Whipp on Dec 29, 2014
Testimony: When I was in the Police one of my note books containing vital evidence went missing. I started to panic as in the UK any verbal evidence written down must be shown, if requested in it’s original form at court. The small voice of God prompted me to look in the confidential waste sack.
Contributed by Matthew Redder on May 17, 2018
Some time ago I returned from a missions trip completely full of faith and ready to set the world on fire with the love of Christ. During my first church service back in the states I was asked to close our service in prayer. I joyfully obliged and went whole-heartedly into prayer full of faith and
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Sep 24, 2003
When we are truly trusting God, then our faith will demonstrate itself through our choice of words.
c. What would you might have said if your were:
1) Noah pounding a nail
2) Joseph counting prison bars
3) David looking for rocks
4) Job scrapping
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 28, 2010
Pastor Learns to Trust God When Displaced by War
During the Thirty Years’ War in the 17th century, German pastor Paul Gerhardt and his family were forced to flee from their home. One night as they stayed in a small village inn, homeless and afraid, his wife broke down and cried openly in despair.
If we do not trust God enough to leave the confines of ordinary existence and be born again of the Spirit, then we will not grow or develop spiritually and will never be
Contributed by Todd Catteau on Oct 31, 2005
When Christians fail to trust God, demanding assurance when God, in fact, has already spoken, they lose out on the opportunity to be used by him to the fullest extent…We lose out on his good gifts. And worse, we may find ourselves expending all kinds of
Contributed by Michael West on Oct 2, 2008
David became a great hero by trusting God and defeating the giant Goliath—-Do you know Goliath’s last words? "Nothing
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"Trust God for great things; with your five loaves and two fishes, He will show
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Feb 27, 2008
Faith is “trusting God enough to obey even when you’re not sure it will work out in the short run.” [Larry Osborne, Contrarian’s Guide to Knowing
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
PHIL VISCHER’S FRESH START
Phil Vischer is the creator of Veggie Tales. He is the voice of Bob the Tomato and other various characters. In 2004, Phil was one of the guest speakers at my minister’s convention that I attend each year. Phil told about his dream coming to an end. He told about Big
Contributed by Rhonda Feurtado on Jun 23, 2009
A pastor tells the story of visiting a refugee camp at Eglin air force base in the 1970s just after the Vietnam war where he found hundreds of refugees huddled under tents. Some were learning English, some were filling out government forms, some being taught to cook. Children were playing games. In
Contributed by Bill Butsko on Jul 28, 2009
“Mother, Is the Moon God’s Light?”
A mother and her little four-year-old daughter were preparing to retire for the night. The child was afraid of the night. The child was afraid of the dark, and the mother, alone with the child, felt fearful also.
When the light was out, the child caught a
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Sep 10, 2009
I remember saying this very clearly as a young man “Well God I’m pleased that I have Jesus in my life but I’d like to try it on my own before I really give my whole life over, and this was even after publicly declaring Jesus as my Lord and saviour.
How thick I was, you see even Kings who have
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Nov 9, 2009
My first major wall that I went through came when I got sober. But along the way, I ran into walls that now I know were just small ones. One of these had to do with my expectations of those that supposedly loved.
Through the years of drinking and using, I had developed some very unhealthy
Contributed by Nathan Ingram on Nov 30, 2009
“Empty Hands” by Martha Nicholson
One by one He took them from me, All the things I valued most;
Until I was empty-handed, Every glittering toy was lost.
And I walked earth’s highways, grieving, In my rage and poverty,
Till I heard His voice inviting, “Lift your empty hands to me.”