Contributed by Tylor Cates on Jan 24, 2004
Quote: "If you don’t know where you are going, you will wind up somewhere else." - Yogi Berra
Text: Romans 10:1-4
Prop: a new US $20 bill (or adapt for local currency)
Summary: Some people try to get to heaven on their own by being a good person. The only
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Nov 21, 2001
[The Wrong Virgin]
A minister had run out of time to prepare for a sudden funeral.
Using the latest technology, he went to his computer and found the funeral service he had used last, and doing a global "search and replace," had the computer put in the name of the newly deceased, "Edna," as a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 3, 2002
RIGHT OR WRONG?
Because of the Qur’an’s attitude toward sin, many orthodox Muslim theologians have traditionally adapted a nominalistic view of ethics. An act is not intrinsically right or wrong. It is only right when God specifically declares it to be such according to his
Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 24, 2002
I WAS WRONG
Jim Bakker is back in the pulpit again. "It’s awesome to die and come back," he told about 400 worshipers at Way of Life Church, where he was the guest speaker Sunday.
The former PTL Ministries leader presided over a multimillion dollar TV ministry until he resigned amid a sex and
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 24, 2002
THE WRONG GUY
Determined to avenge the assault of their young fourteen year old girlfriend, ten young people raced away from the hospital with a description of her assailant: an Hispanic man driving a red vehicle. Then by deception, the group of vigilantes lured young Leonel Cifuenies, a
THE WRONG HORSE
Two Kentucky farmers who owned racing stables had developed a keen rivalry. One spring, each of them entered a horse in a local steeplechase. Thinking that a professional rider might help him outdo his friend, one of the farmers engaged a crack jockey. The two horses were
On New Years Day, 1929, Georgia Tech was playing California. Late in the second quarter, Roy Regals recovered a fumble for California, and in his excitement became confused and began running in the wrong direction.
After racing 65 yards he was finally tackled by his own player at
Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Aug 5, 2009
THE WRONG ONE
A conscientious wife tried hard to please her critical husband, but failed regularly. Jack was especially disagreeable at breakfast. If Jill prepared scrambled eggs, he wanted poached; if she poached eggs, he wanted scrambled. One morning Jill poached one egg and scrambled the
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Aug 18, 2009
A woman rang the doorbell of a house and introduced herself to the little girl who opened the door by saying, "Hello! I’m your great-aunt on your daddy’s side."
The little one
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010
RIGHT AND WRONG
Years ago, when I lived on South Holmes Street, I used the Super D pharmacy that was nearby. There was a young woman who worked there with whom I had occasional conversations. She told me that everyone in her family had had an abortion except her. She added that she did not judge
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 8, 2011
THE WRONG OIL
Phil (a member of our congregation) owns a stunning sports car. It's a Viper. It's a thing of beauty. And it has a powerful engine with 10 cylinders. Most of us common folks have cars with 6 and 8 cylinders... but this car has TEN cylinders. I'm pretty sure it can take you anywhere
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2003
A linguistics professor was lecturing his class.
"In English," he explained, "a double negative forms a positive. In some languages, such as Russian, a double negative is still a negative."
"However," the professor continued, "there is no language wherein a double
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 2, 2002
In November, 1987, a large group of anti-government rebels in Soroti, Uganda, had targeted a rural army post and airstrip for take over. A company numbering in the hundreds gathered in the dense surrounding brush for the attack. But this was to be no ordinary invasion. The task
Emmons loses gold medal after aiming at wrong target!
2004 Washington Post: Matt Emmons of the United States shoots at wrong target, finishes eighth. (Douglas C. Pizac -- AP)
Matthew Emmons is an elite athlete ! He was an accounting major from Browns Mill, New Jersey. He was a four-year
Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Feb 8, 2003
Is it wrong for a Christian to declare bankruptcy? To answer, we need to separate the moral from the ethical, or the biblical from the legal. Our legal system allows individuals and businesses to have some protection from creditors through the various bankruptcy laws. However, I don’t believe a
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 14, 2004
[Wrong Side of the Boat]
People who refuse to get involved in problems of their community are like the two shipwrecked men in a lifeboat.
From their end of the boat, the pair watched as those at the other end bailed frantically to keep the boat
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 25, 2004
“He Proved Them Wrong”
They told him he wasn’t good enough. He was too slow and too small to compete with men who were bigger and faster. The only thing the coach said was,
“You’re not good enough to play for us. Turn in your
helmet.” He packed everything he owned into a 6
Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 12, 2002
WRONG WAY RIEGELS
The story of "Wrong Way Riegels" is a familiar one, but it bears repeating. On New Year’s Day 1929, Georgia Tech played UCLA in the Rose Bowl. In that game a young man named Roy Riegels recovered a fumble for UCLA. Picking up the loose ball, he lost his direction and ran 65