Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2002
THE VALENTINE’S DAY TEN COMMANDMENTS
I. I am thy Main Squeeze; thou shalt have no other squeeze before me.
II. Thou shalt not take the name of thy Squeeze in vain, nor badmouth him/her behind him/her back.
III. Remember our Anniversary, and keep it holy--or else.
IV. Honor MY mother
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Feb 17, 2009
GOD'S VALENTINE'S DAY
If yesterday is like Valentine's Days of the past, over $1 billion was spent on chocolate, $1 billion on cards, and 218 million roses were sold in the pursuit of or in an attempt to demonstrate love.
The Bible tells us that God sent the first Valentine. He showed what
Contributed by Gary Kins on Feb 7, 2003
St. Valentine - Valentinus -- Christian martyr, c270 A.D. --
"Valentine was the name of a young man who lived in Rome during reign of Claudius II when Christians were being persecuted. Although he was not a Christian, he helped them, but he was caught and put into prison. In prison he became a
Contributed by Richard White on Feb 18, 2004
According to church tradition St. Valentine was a priest near Rome in about the year A.D. 270. Now some have rejected the story because of its similarity to that of Paul. At that time the Roman Emperor was imprisoning Christians for not worshipping the Roman gods. During this persecution Valentine
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 19, 2009
Great Expectations and a Valentine’s Day Airplane Flight
There is a story about a new couple in love. They were in a long distance relationship and the girl at the last minute demanded that the man jump on the next plane to get to her in time for Valentines day. The man was terrified of flying
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 4, 2020
Sam was chatting with his friend Ted. He asked Ted whether he had bought his wife anything for Valentine's Day.
“Yes,” Ted rapidly replied, “I bought her a belt and a bag.”
“That sounds good,” Sam responded. “I hope she will like
Today is February 14, Saint Valentine’s Day, of course. What do you know about Saint Valentine, or, to use his Latin name, Valentinus?
It is difficult to know anything for certain. In fact, historians claim that the details of this man’s life are lost in obscurity. About the only thing they’re
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
Faith and works should travel side by side, step answering to step, like the legs of men walking. First faith, and then works; and then faith again, and then works again -- until they can scarcely distinguish which is the one and which is the other.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 13, 2009
When Bishop Philip Brooks, author of "O, Little Town of Bethlehem," was seriously ill, he requested no friends come to see him. But when an acquaintance of his named Robert Ingersoll, a famous anti-Christian propagandist, came to see him he allowed him to come in right away.
Contributed by Paul Durbin on Feb 16, 2003
The monks at a remote monastery deep in the woods followed a rigid vow of silence.
Their vow could only be broken once a year——on Valentine’s Day——by one
monk. That monk could speak only one sentence. One Valentine’s Day, Brother
Thomas had his turn to speak and said, "I love the
Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 8, 2003
A 1998 report from Ball State University indicates, “Valentine’s Day ranks second behind Christmas in total
Contributed by Lynn Malone on Feb 10, 2006
Dr. Dale Galloway tells the story of a shy, unassuming little guy named Chad. One February before Valentine’s Day, Chad came home and told his mother he wanted to make Valentine’s cards for everyone in his class. Her heart sank for Chad as he told her because she watched every day as the children
There is a saying by Arsene Housaye which states, “Tell me whom you love, and I will tell you what you are.” Everyone in Valentine’s era knew what it meant to love Christ
Contributed by Cris Willis on Dec 27, 2007
Trick-or-treaters rake in a lot of candy every October 31. In fact, according to the National Confectioners Association, Halloween is the number-one holiday for candy sales, beating out Christmas, Easter and Valentine’s Day. The NCA predicts Halloween candy sales to reach $2 billion in 2003 in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 26, 2007
David Limbaugh has written a book called, Persecution: How Liberals Are Waging War Against Christianity, and in it he observed: "It’s one thing for Christophobes to be nervous about Easter and Christmas, given their obvious association with Jesus Christ, but surely holidays like Valentine’s Day
Contributed by Steve Miller on Feb 12, 2006
GETTING THE UNEXPECTED/DISAPPOINTMENT:
A wife woke up one morning and said, “Honey, I just had a dream that you bought me a new gold necklace. What do you think it means?”
“I don’t know, but Valentine’s Day is coming soon. Tuesday, you’ll know,” He replied.
A few nights later, she again
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2004
This is not an original with me. I heard it in a sermon over twenty years ago given by Bro. Paul Holderfield.
Johnny was not a very popular boy at school, in fact you might say he wasn’t liked at all. It was not anything in particular, well you know the type (maybe even been one of these
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2009
SO MANY OWED SO MUCH TO ONE
During World War II’s Battle of Britain, the Royal Air Force’s courageous defense of the skies over Britain foiled Hitler’s plans for an invasion of the British Isles. Afterward, Prime Minister Winston Churchill said in the House of Commons, "Never in the history of
Contributed by Sean Harder on Mar 18, 2010
"Valentinus was the name of a young man who lived in Rome during reign of Claudius II when Christians were being persecuted. Although he was not a Christian, he helped them, but he was caught and put into prison. In prison he became a believer in Jesus. Because of this, Valentinus was
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 1, 2004
News from Associated Press- Melissa Millis feels bombarded by everyday messages of sexual promiscuity, whether it’s Janet Jackson’s bare breast during the Super Bowl or her classmates’ casual sex talk. So Millis, a high school senior in Michigan, and thousands of others students across the nation