Contributed by Timothy Darling on Jan 21, 2009
The Nature of Unbelief
In Ernest Hemmingway’s Green Hills of Africa, he hunts for sable. He shoots a large chestnut-colored cow, and then sees an immense black bull, which he shoots but badly. He finds the cow, but he and his team of trackers and porters search all day for the bull. The language
POVERTY BECAUSE OF UNBELIEF
On the corner of Park Row and Beekman Street, New York City, where Horace Greeley’s Statue now stands, stood a man offering $20 gold pieces for $1 each. All day he kept up loudly announcing his wares, but of the thousands that passed him, most paid no attention and
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"There is no unbelief; Whoever plants a seed beneath the sod And waits to see it push
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 13, 2009
23% of Americans have not attended a church or a community of faith gathering in the past
Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Feb 20, 2009
In a way, as Pastor Rod Parsley observed in Culturally Incorrect: How Clashing Worldviews Affect Your Future, today’s worldview isn’t that different from the Sadducees of Jesus’ day. Parsley engages in a bit of word play that goes like this (The Sadducees did not
Contributed by Mark Eberly on May 19, 2009
Then there are the thorns which Jesus says are the wealth and cares of the world. Providing for your family, working, spending, the economy, getting more stuff, getting the stuff paid for and so on are all part of the tension of living in this world while being a proper steward of our blessings.
Contributed by Bryan Crumpler on Oct 2, 2009
Americans are getting warned to death. Manufactures are growing increasingly wary of being sued when their products are misused, so they are attaching warning labels to hundreds of items.
For example, a Batman outfit bears this caveat: “Parents, please exercise
Contributed by Ray Mckendry on Nov 4, 2009
In Isaiah 5 God says of the vineyard of the Lord, i.e. Israel, that after all that God had done for them, they acted unjustly and became corrupted in their ways: Isa 5:4 “What more could have been done to My vineyard that I have not done in it? Why then, when I expected it to bring forth good
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 23, 2009
U2 Song, "I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.”
One of the most popular music groups over the past 25 years has been a band called U2. The lead singer of U2 is a man named Bono. It seems like every couple of years it gets reported that Bono is a professing Christian. I don’t know whether he
Contributed by Greg Bond on Dec 28, 2009
And Gideon said unto him, Oh my Lord, if the LORD be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt? but now the
Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 11, 2010
Why will we believe every crackpot about aliens coming, but will not believe that God has come. The Globe could report that Oprah Winfrey gives birth to an alien, but witnesses say Leonard Nimoy is the father, and
Contributed by Larry Wilson on Aug 6, 2010
NOTE: 4 marks of a wilderness Christian.
1) His body is with the church, but his mind and heart are still in Egypt!
ILLUS: They are like a compass in a land of two norths. They vacillate between the two readings and thus constantly wander!
James 1:8 A double
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010
NO MICROSCOPE, NO PROBLEM
A tribe in the jungle were all falling sick. A missionary doctor went into the village to try and help them. He suspected and soon discovered that it was the contaminated water they were drinking that caused their sickness. To show the natives the missionary set up a
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 30, 2010
Important lessons are given by this alternation of the two ideas of faith and unbelief, obedience and disobedience. Disobedience is the root of unbelief. Unbelief is the mother of further disobedience. Faith is voluntary submission within a person’s own power. If faith is not exercised, the true
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 5, 2011
WASH YOUR HANDS
In 1818, Ignaz Phillip Semmelweis was born into a world of dying women. The finest hospitals lost one out of six young mothers to the scourge of "childbed fever." A doctor's daily routine began in the dissecting room where he performed autopsies. From there he made his way to the
Contributed by Gordon Curley on May 15, 2011
IT CAN'T BE DONE
In November 1837, distinguished British physicist Dionysius Lardner proved mathematically, with equations nobody could question, that a steamship would be incapable of a non-stop voyage to New York. He printed copies of his proof and they arrived in New York 24th April, 1838.
Contributed by Michael Walther on May 25, 2011
On August 30, 2005 Coast Guard Lieutenant Iain McConnell was ordered to fly his H46 helicopter to New Orleans and to keep that machine flying around the clock for what would turn out to be a heroic rescue effort. None of his crew were prepared for what they were about to see.
Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 8, 2011
D. Martin Lloyd-Jones: "To expect Christian conduct from a person who is
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 22, 2011
Lynne and I and the family were moving to Tulsa from Missouri and were looking at potential homes. One thing we came across was a house with a 'safe room' or actually only a 'safe closet'. A closet, which served as a coat closet near the front door, was built with steel walls and a
There is a disorder called SAD, Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is when people do not get enough sun light. There is