Contributed by Dale Hummel on May 2, 2008
TURN TO ME
Dallas Willard in his book, Hearing God, tells the story of a businessman:
Robert C. McFarlane was a well-known businessman in the Los Angeles area. He moved to California from Oklahoma in 1970, and within just a few days of his arrival--due to a disastrous misunderstanding with a
Contributed by Lance Hostetter on Mar 17, 2013
Turn On the Lights!
We must turn on the lights and share our faith! Sometimes we must not let our fears hold us back!
Pilots from HORNET were the first to attack, scoring lethal hits on Zuikaku-class carrier. It was long after dark when the returning aircraft arrived over the Task
Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Sep 27, 2007
Illustration: Turn Around
Repentance is not basically a religious word. It comes from a culture where people were essentially nomadic and lived in a world with no maps or street signs. It’s easy to get lost walking through the desert. You become aware that the countryside is strange. You
Contributed by Mark Pierce on May 25, 2010
Turning – Story of Wabush
Wabush, a town in a remote portion of Labrador, Canada, was completely isolated for some time. But recently a road was cut through the wilderness to reach it. Wabush now has one road leading into it, and thus, only on one road leading out. If someone would travel the
THE TURNING POINT
The turning point in our lives as believers in Christ comes when we stop worshipping the God we WANT......and start
Contributed by Bill Butsko on Oct 9, 2006
Repent and Turn
Repent and turn! God calls today;
Oh, do not close thine ear, I pray!
Listen! It is the voice of love –
Grieve not that tender heart above.
Repent and turn! Now is the hour,
The time of God’s redeeming power;
Tomorrow it may be too late.
Just now wide open is the
Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 19, 2015
Jack Hyles- Back in World War II, I was a paratrooper. I used to jump out of airplanes. We jumped out of airplanes called C-47’s. After the war was over, I got on a plane, and they said, "Welcome aboard Delta Airlines DC-3 plane." I felt at home on that plane. We got up in the air, and I asked
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jan 30, 2010
We Always Turn to Something
In Thessalonica, notice those who heard the gospel responded by 1Thes1:9 turning to God from idols to serve the true and living God.
In our 21st century western society there has been a huge paradigm shift, a turning away from Judea/Christian God centred
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Nov 27, 2001
At the turn of the century the world’s most distinguished astronomer was Sir Percival Lowell. He was esteemed for his study of the solar system and had a particular fascination with Mars.
He was certain that he had determined that there were CANALS on the surface of the Red Planet and that
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
How to turn a disagreement into a feud:
1. Be sure to develop and maintain a healthy fear of conflict, letting your own feelings build up so you are in an explosive frame of mind.
2. If you must state your concerns, be as vague and general as possible. Then the other person cannot do anything
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 9, 2011
Sometimes the analogy of the caterpillar turned butterfly is over-used. But we can’t help it because it’s a powerful image of the metamorphosis we undergo in our relational development toward God.
Our caterpillar state is one of restriction. We are bound by realities of time and space that
Pentecostalism did not begin at the turn of the century on Azusa, but 2,000 years ago in an upper room.
A.W. Tozer said, "The Great Commission is not the first call to the church." Tozer reminds us that Jesus first told His disciples to go to Jerusalem and tarry there until they were endued with
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 26, 2002
Note: As the congregation turns to the Scripture Text you may tell them about a "peace-board" that is based on verse 12:
In 1250, in England, the Archbishop of York introduced a "peace-board" which was first kissed by
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 29, 2011
MUSLIMS WHO TURN TO CHRIST
In an article in Breakpoint entitled "Drawn to the Light--Why Muslims Convert to Christianity" , Dr. Dudley Woodberry, professor of Islamic Studies...aware that throughout the world Muslims have been turning to Christ, was curious about the reasons why--especially in
Contributed by Paul Barreca on May 20, 2014
Just after Thanksgiving last year, the family was gathered for a dinner at my house. Mom had just returned from visiting my sisters in New York. She was having trouble with her asthma and was tired and short of breath. While in NY, she felt poor enough to see the Doctor, so naturally, we were
Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Nov 12, 2012
THE WONDERFUL TWISTS AND TURNS
Condolezza Rice said, "Life is full of surprises. Being open to unexpected turns in the road is an important part of success. If you try to plan every step, you may miss those wonderful twists and turns. Just find your
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2008
HE TURNED TO US
Some years ago, the news service carried a story about a dramatic rescue. A California Highway Patrol officer received a call. It seems a woman was about to jump off a bridge. Immediately the officer, a woman herself, was confronted with a dilemma. This police officer had an
Contributed by Ken Pell on Jul 8, 2013
TURN A BLIND EYE
We must obey God rather than men (Acts 5:29)
Have you turned a blind eye to God’s Word?
Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase "turn a blind eye," which means to ignore undesirable information. The saying comes from a 19th century British naval battle. On April 2, 1801, during