Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 20, 2005
A man read an ad in the newspaper, “Hunting dog for sale, $2,500.00, but well worth it.” He called the number and the man told him that he had to see the dog in action. The next morning they met and went hunting early. The dog flushed two birds from a clump of bushes and when they fell into the
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 5, 2001
Jason Smith is a basketball player for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. He is a walk-on, which means he did not receive a scholarship. He played very little during his fours years on the team, but he stayed with it. He demonstrated real faithfulness. But more than that is the example of his
Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 3, 2002
BUT JESUS WALKED
On his sixteenth birthday a son approached his father and said, "Dad, I’m sixteen now. When I get my license, can I drive the family car?" His dad looked at him and said, "Son, driving the car takes maturity, and first, you must prove that you are responsible enough. And one way
Contributed by Martin Wiles on Aug 23, 2010
WALKING IN A RUT
Have you ever felt as if you were in a rut? Some years ago, me, my brother and daughter went hiking on the Appalachian Trail on the North Carolina, Tennessee border. It is an area called the Bald Mountains because you actually walk over the tops of the mountains. It is
Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Nov 2, 2007
Illustration: Walking the Cliffs
When descending the Grand Canyon, often times a person has to travel on narrow ledges that have only enough room for a mule to get a foothold. The ribbons of rock that run along the edges of these towering cliffs overlook vertical precipices that descend
Contributed by Barry Edmondson on Aug 10, 2008
A WALK BY FAITH
I have a friend in Alaska. Some years ago he was a rising executive in a large, influential business. Then God spoke to him to quit his job and go to full-time Bible college. He did so, with no guarantees and no looking back.
After he finished Bible college, to the amazement
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 11, 2011
WALK WITH YOU
During WW2, two young Jews lived as close friends, (BFFs, we can call them), more than real brothers in a dingy Nazi concentration camp jammed with helpless-hopeless-exhausted-abused Jews. They shared everything, literally everything. One day, one of them felt weak and started to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 5, 2011
WALKING WITH INTEGRITY
Integrity can be defined as: "wholeness; uprightness; honesty or soundness of moral principle and character; an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting."
Dr. Bob Reccord, president of the International Missions Board told about a pastor
Contributed by Greg Carr on Feb 21, 2012
WALKING ON WATER
There once was a young man named Jimmy who had heard a family rumor that his father, his grandfather and even his great-grandfather, all "walked on water" on their 21st birthday. When the day of his 21st birthday came, he believed that if they could do it, so could he. So, off
“Walking with God” Sermon Opener (Humorous)
Micah 6: 1-8
Years ago, in the small town of Catlettsburg Kentucky, there lived several town-drunks. These men where classic characters, each unique in his own way, and from time to time they found themselves arrested
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Oct 12, 2005
Experience in the Christian walk is to be a learning tool. You don’t learn truth by just mentally remembering it, you learn it by experiencing it in your life. God teaches you his word though experience. Sometimes stressful ones. What is the difference between a typewriter and a computer???
Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Oct 17, 2005
A redhead is walking through the countryside, when she finds a bottle. She rubs it and, you guessed it, a genie appears.
The genie says, “You are allowed three wishes. But, I must warn you, anything you get, all the blondes in the world get twice as much.”
The woman agrees, “Okay. Give me
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Illustration: A man and his dog are walking along the beach when they see a visitor to the beach. The owner of the dog is proud of his dog’s newly mastered feat - so he says to the visitor, "Watch this." He tosses a piece of driftwood far out into the sea and the dog immediately runs on top of the
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
There was a minister out taking a walk on a beautiful street. He noticed a small boy attempting to ring the doorbell on the porch of a house. The boy was short and the doorbell was higher than usual. The boy could not quite reach it.
The minister stepped up to the porch beside the boy and
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 13, 2010
A WALK WORTHY OF THE TITLE
Cal Ripken Jr. is the Iron Man of baseball. On September 6, 1995, he broke the record held by Lou Gehrig of 2,130 consecutive games played. Of course, there were days when that consecutive streak was in danger. In a June 1993 game Ripken was involved in a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
“I WANT YOU TO WALK”
-Arthur Gordon (A Touch of Wonder) relates a story that graphically describes the impact that one life can have on another. The man Gordon spoke of had been stricken with polio at the age of three and his parents had abandoned him in the Depression era.
Taken in by a foster
Contributed by John Hamby on Jan 8, 2001
“When the members walk with the fear of the Lord before their eyes and with the Spirit’s encouraging voice in their hearts, the church will be strong and will also surely multiply.” [R.C.H. Lenski. The Interpretation
“Grandpa walked into the family room and found his little grandson, Jeffy, standing up in his playpen, crying.
“He looked so pitiful, standing there in his little baseball T-shirt and diaper. His face was red and tear-stained from crying. When Jeffy saw his grandpa, his face lit up in a way that