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 Sermoncentral 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 Sermoncentral 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 Sermoncentral on Nov 24, 2009
"Slow Sammy" Ridiculed but Smarter than His Detractors Thought
A young fellow by the name of Sammy liked to hang out at Mom and Pop’s Grocery Store. Pop didn’t know what Sammy’s problem was, but the other boys would tease him all the time, calling him "Slow Sammy", and punching him on the shoulder
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 7, 2009
Medical Terminology Play on Words
Sandy has seen a lot of doctors this last year, and as I’ve tagged along, I have learned a lot of medical terminology. I’m sure many of you, as you’ve had medical issues, have learned some interesting terminology, as well. It’s a strange language, isn’t it,
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Sep 22, 2009
Many highways have road bumps or indentations along the side of the road. When the car tires hit those lines, there is a loud noise like a machine gun that alerts you that you are off the road. In the same way, we need boundaries where
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 19, 2009
Addicted to Unkind Words
Joseph Telushkin, author of Words That Hurt, Words That Heal, lectures throughout our country on the powerful and often negative impact of words. He often asks those in his audience if they can go 24 hours without saying any unkind words about or to another person.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 19, 2009
Words of Discouragement from Lucy to Charley Brown
Charley Brown says to Lucy, still dispensing sage wisdom for the pre-inflationary price of five cents, "Nobody likes me, Lucy. Everybody hates my guts. Do you see that plane up there, Lucy? It’s a plane full of people going somewhere else. That’s
Contributed by David Tack on May 2, 2009
Without something of value to say, there is no reason for
If you want to change the course of your life, change your confession.
James said the tongue is like a rudder, meaning
Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 20, 2009
In the book, “Men of Integrity” Mark Moring shared this story about his son, Peter.
He said, “It was late, and my young sons, Peter and Paul, had been in bed for at least an hour. My wife and I had just returned from our Bible study group, and I snuck into the boys’ room to say good night.
You probably didn’t know I watched or that my eyes did see
That you have practiced what you preached
And you influenced me.
You spoke your words with power
and you caused me to believe
I thank my God for men like you
for you influenced me.
You taught me by the life you lead
"I ride the bus!"
My wife works in a Middle School. The job can be … let’s say challenging … sometimes. But she got tired of complaining whenever people asked how school was going. (Maybe that scripture in Philippians 2 had something to do with it: Do everything without complaining or
Contributed by Michael West on Dec 20, 2008
Get some determination and ask God to put some fire in your spirit. Speak in terms of victory because
THE POWER OF A COMPLIMENT
Helen Mrosla writes:
"In an earlier grade, I’d taped Mark’s mouth shut for talking too much in class. Now he was a student in my junior high school math class.
"His class had worked hard all week. By Friday the students were getting cranky. So, for a break, I
Contributed by John Boquist on Jul 18, 2008
Colossians 4:6 addresses the way we talk, saying that our speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt (4:6). In the ancient world, salt was valuable, and served at least two purposes as nothing else could do. First it was a purifying agent. In those centuries before refrigeration, salt was
Contributed by Michael West on Sep 29, 2008
Pick any verse, quote it out loud. Get your Bibles out and speak it’s God breathed Words