Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"Life is like a river, with the unsaved rushing downstream heading for the waterfalls, as we Christians are
Consider the unsaved millionaire who comes to the close of a life that afforded him every luxury. Like all unsaved men, he has but one thought… “Life is almost over. Why do I feel as though I have missed something?"
Indeed, a life lived without God misses the whole point of our existence. Man’s
Contributed by Doug Lyon on Sep 10, 2004
Don’t divorce your unsaved husband or wife. Why? Paul gives this reason: The believer may have a positive, spiritual influence on their unbelieving mate. The unbeliever may get saved due to the believing spouse’s example and lifestyle. 1 Corinthians 7:14: “For the unbelieving husband has been
73% of Christians believed it was their responsibility to share their faith.
Yet only 52% of them had actually shared their faith at least once with someone in the last year.
Millennials were the only age group where the percentage of those evangelizing was increasing.
Only 29% of
Contributed by Tim Gresham on Jan 18, 2004
“It is distinctly stated that the Son of Man is come to seek…Seeking the lost is more than a mere attempt to locate unsaved men, for they are present on every hand. The term ‘seeking the lost,’ therefore, suggests a divine preparation of the unsaved that will bring them into adjustment with the
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 10, 2007
Quote: John Macarthur
The consistent testimony is much more likely to compel the unsaved to be drawn to the power that
As a result of poor planning, a man needed some same-day dry cleaning before he left on a trip. He remembered one store with a huge sign, "One-Hour Dry Cleaners," on the other side of town, so he drove out of his way to drop off a suit.
After filling out the tag, he told the clerk,
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 21, 2004
“Just one letter of the alphabet makes all the difference between us now,” said a recently-converted young woman to an unsaved friend, who could not understand the great change that had come
Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 29, 2005
A woman read a book and stated it was the dullest book she had ever read. Then she fell in love with its author. From then on she found the book fascinating. For the unsaved, the Bible can be dull reading. But
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Aug 22, 2002
[Finger of God]
An old deacon was leading in prayer using one of his stereotypical phrases, which was “Oh Lord, touch the unsaved with Thy finger.”
As he intoned this phrase in this particular prayer, he stopped short.
Other members came to his side and asked if
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 8, 2007
A flippant youth asked a preacher, “You say that unsaved people carry a weight of sin. I feel nothing. How heavy is sin? Is it ten pounds? Eighty pounds?”
The preacher replied by asking the youth, “If you laid a 400-pound weight on a corpse, would it feel the load?” The youth replied, “It would
Contributed by Ronnie Knight on Apr 22, 2007
Jim Cymballa, pastor of Brooklyn Tabernacle, told his small congregation that “if they called upon the Lord, He had promised in His word to answer, to bring the unsaved to Himself, and to pour out His Spirit among them. If they did not call upon the Lord, He had promised them nothing.”
Contributed by Doug Johnston on Apr 22, 2001
A young couple began attending a midwest church. They had been saved ony about 8 months when they announced that they needed prayer; they had experienced several miscarriages and had just discovered they were with child again.
The congregation responded; they had the most prayed for baby in the
Contributed by Brian Harvison on Nov 11, 2008
EVERYBODY SMELLS US
You ever met someone that had no sense of smell? I have, and actually, an estimated 2.7 million people in the United States have an impaired or absent sense of smell. It's known as chronic olfactory dysfunction.
Most people I know can smell when there is a certain powerful
Contributed by Clark Tanner on Feb 11, 2008
Christians, we have no right to look down our noses with disdain on unsaved people. We can and should be offended at sin, but not personally offended – offended for God and His holiness. But if we can get it in our heads and in our hearts that when we were dead He gave us life, when we were
There is a story told about a faithful old deacon whose oft repeated prayer expression was, "O Lord, touch the unsaved with Thy finger."
One prayer meeting night he was leading in prayer when as he intoned this petition, as he so often did, he abruptly stopped praying.
Supposing he had been
Years ago I received a tract entitled, " The Unequal Yoke - Will It Work? (1). " The key scripture associated with this tract is:-
Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? ( 2
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 9, 2011
HOW NOT TO MARKET THE CHURCH
When we speak of marketing the church (writes David Wells) we are not referencing such things as advertising church events, providing excellence in church programming, being kind to visitors, or providing ample parking. No one is arguing the importance and value of
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jul 8, 2008
Unsaved people in our society who accept Jesus as Savior have an average of 12 unsaved relatives and friends, all of whom are potential disciples. Let me tell you a story I heard in 1980, when I was in Fuller Seminary studying church growth. It happened in the First Baptist Church