Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 25, 2007
A World In Turmoil
The Personnel Journal reported this incredible statistic: since the beginning of recorded history, the entire world has been at peace less than eight percent of the time! In its study, the periodical discovered that of 3530 years of recorded history, only 286 years saw peace.
A boatman and a scholar were once travelling on a boat. During the journey, the scholar asked the boatman, "Do you know philosophy?" "No," he replied.
"Do you know psychology?". "No."
"What about geology?" "Nope!"
"I suppose you don’t know accountancy, huh?" "No, not at all."
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
Studdert Kennedy tells of an explorer who brought back a chameleon which his household affectionately named Billy the Lizard. The explorer left Billy in charge of his butler who showed him to his many friends and associates. When the explorer returned, he asked how Billy was.
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 16, 2009
THE WORLD ON GUILT
A young man called in to one of those call-in talk shows hosted by a psychologist and said, "I’m consumed with guilt and don’t know what to do with it. How do I get rid of this guilt?"
The answer offered by the talk show host
Contributed by Sermoncentral 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 Aubrey Vaughan on Jun 25, 2006
No Peace in the world
The Society of International law in London states this incredible statistic: since the beginning of recorded history, the entire world has been at peace less than 8% of the time. Over the last 4000 years of history, only 268 years saw peace.
Moreover in excess of 8000
Contributed by Sean Harder on Dec 9, 2009
THIS CRAZY WORLD
George Bernard Shaw once quipped, "If other planets are inhabited, then they must be using the earth for their insane asylum."
Funny but if we look at the world, it doesn’t seem so far-fetched does it? I’m
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jul 18, 2011
Sleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb, and Quasimodo were all talking one day. Sleeping Beauty said, "I believe myself to be the most beautiful girl in the world."
Tom Thumb said, "I must be the smallest person in the world."
Quasimodo said, "I absolutely have to be the ugliest person
Contributed by Tim White on Mar 22, 2012
THE WORLD'S ACCENT
When I was a boy, my Arkansas cousins moved to California for two years. When they moved back, they talked funny. Just living in California for two years influenced how they said "You guys" and how often they said it. I prefer "Y'all" to "You guys" any day. My cousins promised
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 21, 2013
THE CATTLE IN THE WORLD
All livestock combined: not even ONE adequate offering.
According to Wikianswers: "…the world's cattle herd went from 720 million in 1950 to 1.53 billion in 2001. In Africa there are an estimated 230 million cattle, while India hold's the world's largest cattle
Contributed by Tim White on Feb 15, 2013
Crime rate, growth in atrocities of crime, world tension, wars (and as the Bible predicted, rumors of wars), growth and mutation of illnesses, viruses and diseases. Our great grandparents had not concept of Aids. Our nation’s founders never heart of Ebola, the flesh eating disease.
A young girl who had recently become a Christian asked the famous Baptist Preacher Charles Spurgeon…”What friends do I need to give-up now?" The Prince of Preachers replied "Hey, you do not have to
THE WORLD IS MINE.
God allowed the Children of Israel to wander in the wilderness because of a COMPLAINING SPIRIT that was never satisfied with anything from God. God demands that we cast off the complaining spirit in Philippians 2:14 -- "Do all things without murmuring or
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 5, 2002
INFLUENCE THE WORLD
Whenever I held my newborn babe in my arms, I used to think what I did and what I said to him would have an influence, not only on him, but on everyone he meets, not for a day, or a year, but for all time and for eternity. What a challenge, what a joy!
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 26, 2002
JOY IN THIS WORLD
Men have pursued joy in every avenue imaginable. Some have successfully found it while others have not. Perhaps it would be easier to describe where joy cannot be found:
Not in Unbelief -- Voltaire was an infidel of the most pronounced type. He wrote: "I wish I had never
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 3, 2002
A WORLD OF PEACE
Bruce Larson tells how he helped people struggling to surrender their lives to Christ:
"For many years I worked in New York City and counseled at my office any number of people who were wrestling with this yes-or-no decision. Often I would suggest they walk with me from my