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  • Standing In Worship

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 9, 2011

    STANDING IN WORSHIP Jesus stands in God’s presence--he stands, because he has trodden death and the power of the Evil One underfoot. At the end of this struggle, he is the one who stands upright, the one who remains standing. This standing is also an expression of readiness: Christ is standing more

  • The Worship Of Success Is Generally The Form Of ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
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    The worship of success is generally the form of idol worship which the devil more

  • Worship Is More Than Experience

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Oct 17, 2011
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    WORSHIP IS MORE THAN EXPERIENCE There was a woman who went on a short term missions trip to Kenya, helping the missionaries there. Before she left, she stopped at a remote village where she attended a medical clinic. As the native women outside the clinic began to sing together, she found herself more

  • Worship At A Garbage Dump

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 21, 2012

    WORSHIP AT A GARBAGE DUMP Imagine a town built atop an active landfill. That is "Garbage City" in Cairo, Egypt, longtime home to an impoverished, marginalized community of Coptic Christians for whom life is only going to get harder. The so-called Zabbaleen have been the trash collectors of Cairo more

  • William Temple On Worship

    Contributed by John Gail on Apr 22, 2012

    WILLIAM TEMPLE ON WORSHIP "Worship is the nourishment of the mind upon God's truth. Worship is the quickening of the conscience by God's holiness. Worship is the cleansing of the imagination by God's beauty. more

  • We Worship What We Are Becoming

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Oct 18, 2011

    WE WORSHIP WHAT WE ARE BECOMING "THE GODS we worship write their names on our faces, be sure of that. And a man will worship something--have no doubt about that, either. He may think that his tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of his heart, but it will out. That which dominates will more

  • A Desire To Know Him More

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Aug 20, 2011

    A DESIRE TO KNOW HIM MORE Just imagine how wonderful it would be if our greatest desire was to know God more! Dennis Wise really loved Elvis Presley--so much so that not long after Presley died, Dennis had his face lifted by a plastic surgeon and his hair contoured so that he took on an more

  • Golf Pro Lee Trevino Met A Fan In A Coffee Shop. ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008

    Golf pro Lee Trevino met a fan in a coffee shop. The woman asked him to sign a napkin, but Trevino refused, saying he knew she wouldn’t keep it. “So she pulled out a $5 bill,” Trevino recalled. He said, “I wrote a nice little note in the margin and signed it. Thanking me profusely, she more

  • One's Sense Of Honor Is The Only Thing That ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
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    "One's sense of honor is the only thing that does not grow old, and the last pleasure, when one is worn out with age, is not, as the poet said, making more

  • Praise The Lord And "Amen"

    Contributed by Charles Jones on Dec 16, 2010
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    "PRAISE THE LORD" AND "AMEN" Story has it that there was a preacher that was trying to sell his horse. One day a potential buyer came to the church for a test ride. The preacher said, "Before you start, you should know that this horse only responds to church talk." Go is 'praise the lord' and stop more

  • It Is Equally Important, He Says, To Be ...

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 2, 2009

    It is equally important, he says, to be attentive “to the various kinds of language that the liturgy employs: words and music, gestures and silence, movement, liturgical colors. By its very more

  • Orel Hershiser, Singer

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Sep 29, 2011

    OREL HERSHISER, SINGER A number of years ago Orel Hershiser was pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers. They had just won the World Series, and Orel had been named the most valuable player of the series. One of the TV shows about the series showed him in the dugout just before the ninth inning more

  • I Can't Say I Have Ever Felt Afraid Of God, But I ...

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 28, 2009

    I can’t say I have ever felt afraid of God, but I have felt the awe of His presence, and I have been overcome by a sense of His majesty. I remember standing out on a mound of earth out on a property and looking up at the stars. Away from the city, the stars seem so much brighter, and I cried out to more

  • Joy To The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 5, 2009

    JOY TO THE WORLD Sadly, our period in history is not, by any means, the first to argue, fight or shoot at one another over our opinions about what does and does not make a worthy song of worship. Nor is ours the first in which there were scores of people in the congregations who sang the words of more

  • Humility Gate

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Dec 4, 2008
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    HUMILITY GATE Someone said that there is a church in Palestine where the door is so low that one must stoop to enter. This was to prevent medieval raiders from riding their horses into the church to disrupt the service. The door is called, more

  • A Heart For ...

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 1, 2010

    A Heart for Praise Louis Albert Banks tells of an elderly Christian man, a fine singer, who learned that he had cancer of the tongue and that surgery was required. In the hospital after everything was ready for the operation, the man said to the doctor, “Are you sure I will never sing again?” The more

  • A Family Celebrated Christmas Every Year With A ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008

    A family celebrated Christmas every year with a birthday party for Jesus. An extra chair of honor at the table became the family’s reminder of Jesus’ presence. A cake with candles, along with the singing of "Happy Birthday" expressed the family’s joy in Jesus’ presence. One year on more

  • A New ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2008

    A New Song? The preface to this radically contemporary version of the Bible included this plea from the translators for patience and acceptance: a new translation, “deserveth much respect and esteem, but yet findeth cold entertainment in the world. It is welcomed with suspicion instead of love…. more

  • A Paramedic Was Asked On A Local Dallas Tv ...

    Contributed by Tim Adams on Dec 1, 2009

    A paramedic was asked on a local Dallas TV talk-show program: “What was your most unusual and challenging 911 call?” “Recently,” the paramedic began, “we got a call from that big white church on 11th and Walnut. A frantic usher was very concerned that during their worship service an elderly man more

  • Newton's Last Breath

    Contributed by John Fallahee on Jun 23, 2010

    NEWTON'S LAST BREATH Many of you know the story of John Newton and the song he penned "Amazing Grace." You know of his conversion to Christ and how he left the slave trade. He went on to pastor for 40 years. What you may not know that even at 82 years of age, he never ceased to marvel at the grace more