Contributed by Tony Abram on Nov 26, 2007
His will for us in the Word of God.
God’s Word is God’s Perfect Will.
We can always take the Word (another name for Jesus) at His Word for the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
Words, just words
I was reading the other day. The famous American author, Samuel Clement, Mark Twain, attended a Sunday service. He met the preacher at the door afterward to shake his hand. And he told him that he had a book at home with every word he had preached that morning. The minister
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 31, 2001
NEW ORLEANS (BP)--An explosive new study says some gay people can turn straight if they really want to. Robert L. Spitzer, a psychiatry professor at Columbia University who led the study, said he couldn’t estimate what percentage of highly motivated gay people can change their sexual orientation
Contributed by Tony Abram on Jan 2, 2007
1. Speak the Word of God.
2. Believe the Word of God.
I tell the students that I teach in our schools around the world to stand and repeat these words before each session.
a. Lord, give me ears to hear.
b. Lord, give me a mind to
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2009
WORLD OF WORDS
We live in a world of words. Words are all about us, words on TV, words on the radio, spoken words by family and friends, words printed in newspapers, books, on computers, and words on the Internet. The world of words have turned us into a people who have been overwhelmed,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2009
There is a hopefulness in life as we hear and become empowered by Jesus’ words.
A Sunday School teacher illustrated this concept of hopefulness in life by drawing on the blackboard two pathways. In the middle of one she placed a large rock, covering the entire path. At the end
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 11, 2010
PERSPICUITY OF THE WORD
The doctrine of the clarity of Scripture (often called the "perspicuity of Scripture") teaches that "the meanings of the text can be clear to the ordinary reader, that God uses the text of the Bible to communicate His person and will...ordinary people, who approach it in
A GIFT OF THE WORD
When I was a teenager, my pastor gave me a little pocket New Testament, bound in red leather. And inside, on the flyleaf, he had written a note. And with the note was a Scripture citation: Romans 12:1-2. I couldn’t wait to turn to that passage and read what it said. If you
Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Jun 2, 2009
A FEW WORDS
Imagine going into a bank, innocently filling out a withdrawal slip, and within minutes being arrested by the police. When Ron Schatz filled out a withdrawal slip in an American bank, he had no idea that handcuffs would soon be placed upon him. It took a while to straighten out the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 7, 2011
The great English statement and man of God William Wilberforce once wrote that "Christianity can be condensed into four words: admit, [Christ as Lord] submit, [To Christ as Lord] commit, [Our lives to doing His will] and transmit [The Love of God to a dying
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 21, 2010
Samuel Clemens (better known by his alias Mark Twain) attended a Sunday morning service. He met the pastor at the door afterward and told him that he had a book at home with every word he had preached that morning. The minister assured him that the sermon was an original. Clemens
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Nov 28, 2010
MINISTER THE WORD
There are valid ministries which are pleasing to the Lord such as, missions, youth ministries, local church services and ministerial alliances. However, there are two ministries that are often set on the back burner. The ministry of truly preaching the whole council of God's
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
Did you know that the average person spends one-fifth of his or her life talking? That’s what the statistics say. If all of our words were put into print, the result would be this:
A single day’s words would fill a 50-page book, while
WORDS IN THE SPIRIT
When I was asked to be the preacher for the North Little Rock Ministerial Alliance Community Thanksgiving Service, I was floored. I didn't think that anybody thought that much about me. I was honored by the gesture, but the moment I said "yes," my nerves got the best of me.
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Words of Comfort
Benjamin Franklin has often been quoted as saying, "In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes." Many have figured out ways to get out of paying taxes, legal or otherwise, but no one has yet been able to avoid the certainty of death. Sooner or later you are
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
PREACH THE WORD
I am greatly diappointed in the preachers of today,
With their logic and their ethics, their aristocratic way;
With their science and their theories and their new theology,
Full of everything but Jesus and His love for you and me.
There is plenty in the Bible for preachers of
Contributed by Bill Butsko on Sep 17, 2007
“A careless word may kindle strife,
A cruel word may wreck a life;
A bitter word may hate instill,
A brutal word may smite and kill;
A gracious word may smooth the way
A joyous word may light the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 17, 2003
According to the Atlanta Journal "The Ten Commandments contain 297 words. The Bill of Rights is stated in 463 words. Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address contains 266 words. A recent federal directive to regulate the price of cabbage contains 26,911 words."
In the Greek, John 1:1 contains 17
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 21, 2004
Standing on the word
I saw my two year old daughter natalie carry my bible by the case’s handle. She dragged it in front of a tall table we have, and as I was about to take it away from her the Lord stopped me and said: "I’m showing you something." She took the bible layed it on the floor and