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  • Evangelistic Zeal  PRO

    Contributed by Ian Biss on Oct 1, 2001
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,601 views

    EVANGELISTIC ZEAL Mordecai Ham emerged as an evangelist from Kentucky at the turn of the century. He had a background in business and the study of law. From the very beginning his approach was zealous and blunt. Rather than sit and talk with Christians at revival sites, Ham insisted on being ...read more

  • The Zeal Of Communists

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 1,895 views

    The Zeal of Communists. In the late 1940s Whittaker Chambers was called to witness before a New York Grand Jury against Alger Hiss, one of our high government officials. Chambers, a one-time Communist, accused Hiss of trying to transmit confidential government documents to the Soviet Union through ...read more

  • J. C. Ryle On Zeal  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 15, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,550 views

    J. C. RYLE ON ZEAL Recently I found a book by Bishop J.C. Ryle, the first bishop of Liverpool, England on the subject of zeal. He wrote: "Zeal is a burning desire to please God, to do His will, and to advance His glory in the world in every possible way. A zealous man is preeminently a man ...read more

  • Kindness Has Converted More Sinners Than Zeal, ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
     | 1,676 views

    "Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, ...read more

  • What We See Urged In The Nt Is Zeal, Which Is Not ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 23, 2008
     | 1,266 views

    What we see urged in the NT is zeal, which is not quite the same as the fad word "passion" (which implies the necessity of emotional exuberance and is emotionally driven) or "urgency" (which implies a desperate God and is usually guilt driven). Zeal is a spiritually driven energy grounded in a ...read more

  • Wellington ...

    Contributed by Jeremy Poling on Jul 30, 2010
     | 1,189 views

    Wellington defeated! -- The Battle of Waterloo, fought on 18 June 1815, was Napoleon Bonaparte's last battle. His defeat put a final end to his rule as Emperor of the French. After Napoleon returned from exile and was restored to power, many states which had previously resisted his rule formed ...read more

  • Consuming Fire

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Dec 4, 2010
     | 1,858 views

    CONSUMING FIRE Every year there is at least one story or a wildfire born of carelessness quickly spreads, consuming the thick, dried-out vegetation and almost everything else in its path. What was once a forest becomes a virtual powder keg of untapped fuel. In a seemingly instantaneous burst, ...read more

  • The French Philosopher Voltaire Once Said: ...

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Apr 14, 2011
     | 1,058 views

    The French philosopher Voltaire once said: "Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe." Voltaire spoke of a form of faith that lives, breathes, and moves beyond the ordinary, to the extraordinary. In like manner, Dale Carnegie spoke of a form of living that ...read more

  • The Legions Of The Unjazzed

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 8, 2011
     | 1,989 views

    THE LEGIONS OF THE UNJAZZED In Dr. David Jeremiah's book "Life Wide Open" he writes about a young man who turned the surfing world upside down in the 1950's. Killer Dana was the most notorious wave in California. When it was really ripping and roaring, the best surfers in the world gave it ...read more

  • 3 Truths About Passion

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Apr 27, 2008
     | 2,019 views

    3 TRUTHS ABOUT PASSION • Nothing significant is ever done in life without passion. • Most winners in life are just ex-losers who finally got passionate. • The worst ...read more

  • Every Believer Is Impacting The Spiritual Vigor ...

    Contributed by Curtis Rowe on Aug 4, 2008
     | 1,247 views

    Every believer is impacting the spiritual vigor of those around him! Gordon McDonald gave the following list... • Igniter- The Holy Spirit is the Creator of authentic spiritual energy! Do you provoke others? “I’ll paddle!” • Sharer- “… that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith ...read more

  • I Don't Know About You But I Was Here At 9:30 ...

    Contributed by Jesse Bennett on Dec 6, 2008
     | 907 views

    I don’t know about you but I was here at 9:30 this morning and when I came to open the door I didn’t see a line of people waiting outside for me to open the door so they could come into God’s house and worship. A when we gathered to study God’s word there were less than ___ in Sunday School class. ...read more

  • When We Are No Longer Alert As God's Watchmen, We ...

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 30, 2009
     | 921 views

    When we are no longer alert as God’s watchmen, we have a tendency to be insensitive to all the dangers around us. I can’t help but be reminded of a frightening experience we had when my eldest son was working the late shift at a bakery. He came home dead tired one night and I was already asleep. ...read more

  • It's Sort Of Like The Fable That Evangelist D. L. ...

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 30, 2009
     | 779 views

    It’s sort of like the fable that evangelist D. L. Moody used to tell. It seems there were two eagles. One of the eagles won every race and the other eagle was jealous. One day, the jealous eagle overheard a hunter say, “I’d bring down that eagle if I had decent fletching on my arrows.” The eagle ...read more

  • Yet It Is So Difficult To Convince Others To ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 30, 2009
     | 570 views

    Yet it is so difficult to convince others to take that course, even when they see it. The problem is that only God can give the appetite for the Scriptures that brings such great spiritual nutrition. The natural man is like a dying cancer patient to whom food has become detestable. The ...read more

  • Revivals Are Born After ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 9, 2009
     | 1,893 views

    REVIVALS ARE BORN AFTER MIDNIGHT A. W. Tozer: "There is considerable truth in the idea that revivals are born after midnight, for revivals (or any other spiritual gifts and graces) come only to those who want them badly enough. It may be said without qualification that every man is as holy and ...read more

  • Your God Is Too ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 27, 2009
     | 1,413 views

    YOUR GOD IS TOO SAFE The words that Mark Buchanan wrote of his own experience in his book entitled "Your God Is Too Safe." He wrote that when he was saved, "I hit the ground running. Immediately, I volunteered for everything, anything, that I felt vaguely interested in and marginally qualified ...read more

  • John Newton, The Writer Of Amazing Grace, Said ...

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Jun 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,583 views

    John Newton, the writer of Amazing Grace, said – "What will it profit a man if he gains his cause, and silences his adversary, if at the same time he loses that humble, tender frame of spirit in which the Lord ...read more

  • Blake Griffin Is The Number One 2009 Nba Draft ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jul 8, 2009
     | 880 views

    Blake Griffin is the number one 2009 NBA draft pick for the Los Angeles Clippers. He is 6’10” and dominated college basketball playing for Oklahoma. After he was drafted, he called the Clippers general manager on a Saturday morning to open the gym so he could work out. Being a millionaire and ...read more

  • I Don't Want To Go Through The ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Aug 18, 2009
     | 997 views

    “I don’t want to go through the motions I don’t want to go one more day Without your all consuming passion inside of me I don’t want to spend my whole life asking What if I had given ...read more