Contributed by Roy Fowler on Sep 13, 2020
pilot vertigo: My Division Officer in the Navy was also a Naval aviator. On his way home from a mission over Afghanistan he got vertigo (a dizzy confused state of mind caused by the inner ear). His senses were confused. The biggest was his sense of flight. Which can be deadly when landing on an
Contributed by Brian La Croix on Aug 5, 2003
"No local congregation will be what it should be, what Jesus prayed that it would be, what the Holy Spirit gifted it and empowered it to be,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 17, 2006
It seems odd that certain who talk so much of what the Holy Spirit reveals to themselves, should think so little of what he
Contributed by Peter Bines on Jan 22, 2008
Charles Haddon Spurgeon: ‘That the king should say to the petitioner, “Bring your case before me, and I will grant your desire,” is kindness. But for Him to say, “I will be your secretary. I will write out your petition for you. I will put it into proper words so that your petition shall be framed
Contributed by Curt Cizek on Aug 9, 2008
Because our sins of prejudice have been paid for, God calls us to judge correctly.
In the movie "Shallow Hal" Hal, played by Jack Black, sees people based on their outward beauty. He is then hypnotized by the self-help guru, Tony Robbins. For the rest of the movie, he sees the people around him
Contributed by Chris Edmondson on May 26, 2007
Anybody who is walking with the Spirit can’t help but to talk about Jesus. What is the Holy Spirit? The witness of Jesus. And Jesus says, “You will be My witness also…” If you can go a month, 2 months, and Jesus’ name doesn’t come up in the workplace, He doesn’t come up in School teenagers, He
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Jun 13, 2011
FOUR WEEKS AWAY FROM THE SPIRIT
An Anglican bishop was asked to preach at a conference in England. For many weeks he did not respond to the invitation. Finally, the corresponding secretary for the conference wrote him a note which said, "We must know if you are coming. We need to make our
Illustration: Objects on Stage and in the Power Point slide: Clock = Time, Money = Finances, Family and a Car = Resources – I believe in a principle I will call 10 - 3rd power. The Clock represents our time and parallels to the one who actually gave us all the gift of time – His name God the
Contributed by A. David Hart on May 22, 2008
A businessman from time to time would have to write a report to the chairman of the board of his corporation. He would write the letter and would give it to his secretary, and she would read it, then type it for him on the company letterhead. To his approval she would correct grammatical mistakes
I want you to imagine with me for a minute we are all living in a time when we had no fire. We have no way to produce a great deal of warmth at night; we have no way to cook what we kill in the forest. Someone has told that all we need to do is pray for it and it will come. So imagine we want to
Contributed by Joel Pankow on May 1, 2002
THE SPIRITUAL ODD COUPLE
Often times we stand in awe of the fact that our Savior Jesus Christ was born into this sinful world and took on human flesh - born in a cattle stall! What a filthy place for God to be born! In the same way, then, shouldn’t we stand in awe at what the Holy Spirit
Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 3, 2008
-In the early 1900’s a major revival began in Los Angeles. It became known as the Azusa Street Revival. What the Holy Spirit did there was really quite revolutionary for its time. Here is what Dr. Gary McGee of the Assemblies of God writes about Azusa St.:
According to the Los Angeles Times, a
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
"Christian Fathers: Give Generously"
The Bible gives four Christian character traits that can build a lasting legacy for the Lord. The third is to give with generosity.
2 Corinthians 9:6-11 says, "Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously
Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 13, 2018
Note: this story is told by me - Jim Butcher of Madison WV.
I want to tell you a story about an insight that God gave me into John 14:1-4, the passage where Jesus speaks of going to prepare a place for us. This is the story of something that happened to me several years ago while I was in