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  • Commitment

    Contributed by Steve Miller on Feb 12, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 9,531 views

    COMMITTMENT: “A good marriage is like a casserole, only those responsible for it really ...read more

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 28, 2015
     | 13,681 views

    Dave Hood tells the story of training to run a 5K run. Every time his wife and he would go running on their favorite trail, they’d walk a little faster, and with a little more gusto. One day, a half mile in and a young lady came at them sprinting towards them. They jumped out of the way so she ...read more

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016
     | 7,699 views

    Kenneth Bailey tells the story of teaching some short courses at the Lutheran Church of Latvia. While there, he observed the interviewing of prospective students and inquired of the interviews what questions they asked. They said, “The most important question is ‘When were you baptized?’ And he ...read more

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on May 23, 2008
     | 10,361 views

    COMMITMENT When the explorer, Cortez, landed in Mexico with his 500 men, he did a wise thing; he burned the ships. His men realized that they must be committed to staying and to succeeding here because there was no turning back. Families have to have that type of commitment… no holding back, no ...read more

  • Commit The Golden Rule To Memorynow Commit It To ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
     | 4,138 views

    Commit the Golden Rule to memorynow ...read more

  • Committed To Christ  PRO

    Contributed by David Fox on Nov 11, 2001
    based on 119 ratings
     | 6,127 views

    George Gallup reports: Less than 10 % of Americans are deeply committed Christians. These committed Christians are far, far happier than the rest of the population. Committed Christians are more accepting of others than the average American, more involved in charitable activities, and are ...read more

  • Fully Committed  PRO

    Contributed by J Spurling on Jan 29, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,634 views

    FULLY COMMITTED “This is it guys!” he shouted as the Piper bounced onto the beach. They’re on their way!” Lunch over, the men busied themselves fixing up a miniature “jungle” and model house in the sand, with the intention of demonstrating to the savages how to build an airstrip, should they be ...read more

  • Unqualified Commitment  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 26, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 7,912 views

    UNQUALIFIED COMMITMENT A college man walked into a photography studio with a framed picture of his girlfriend. He wanted the picture duplicated. This involved removing it from the frame. In doing this, the studio owner noticed the inscription on the back of the photograph: “My dearest Tom, I love ...read more

  • Commitment Or Convenient?

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Oct 14, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,053 views

    COMMITMENT OR CONVENIENT? Deacon Wives author Diana Davis writes about Angie and her commitment. Let’s take a look at Angie. She loves her church and is committed to its ministry. She considers herself to be a faithful worshipper. If you take a careful look, however, you’ll find a few gaps in ...read more

  • What Commitment?

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jul 1, 2012
     | 3,917 views

    WHAT COMMITMENT? When I was in my first year of ministry, I walked into our District preachers meeting at the same time as Bobbie Potter, who was pastor of Munholland UMC in Old Metairie. He asked if I preach last Sunday which I did. Then he asked, "What did you ask them to commit to?" I said I ...read more

  • Unqualified Commitment

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 5,762 views

    Unqualified commitment A college man walked into a photography studio with a framed picture of his girlfriend. He wanted the picture duplicated. This involved removing it from the frame. In doing this, the studio owner noticed the inscription on the back of the photograph: “My dearest Tom, I love ...read more

  • Chameleon Commitment  PRO

    Contributed by Neal Gracey on Dec 13, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,341 views

    CHAMELEON COMMITMENT Studdert Kennedy tells of an explorer who brought back a chameleon which his household affectionately named Billy the Lizard. The explorer left Billy in the charge of his butler, who showed him to his many friends and associates. When the explorer returned, he asked how Billy ...read more

  • Commitment Or Contentment?

    Contributed by Don Jones on Mar 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,943 views

    COMMITMENT OR CONTENTMENT? Four masked men came in with assault rifles screaming at the preacher and members during the worship service. They said that anyone who would deny their faith could leave safely, but the pastor had to stay and face the outcome. Silence fill the church, and finally, ...read more

  • Unfailing Love/Commitment  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Miller on Feb 12, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,629 views

    UNFAILING LOVE/COMMITTMENT: The following letter appeared in the Ann Lander’s newspaper column a few years ago. It is a great image of what marital love is like. "Dear Ann Landers: I’m going to tell you about a love story that I witness every time I go to the nursing home to see my husband who ...read more

  • John Adams On Commitment

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 1, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,300 views

    JOHN ADAMS ON COMMITMENT It is easy to stand on the sidelines and say what is wrong with people, our nation, our laws. It is much more difficult to speak up about what is necessary to turn things around. On July 4th, 1776, Adams said in an address before the Continental Congress: "Live or die; ...read more

  • Commitment, Relationships And Family

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jun 20, 2010
     | 2,963 views

    COMMITMENT, RELATIONSHIPS AND FAMILY "The logical beginning point of any family relationship is a covenant commitment, which has unconditional love at its core. Out of the security provided by this covenant, love develops grace. In this atmosphere of grace, family members have the freedom to ...read more

  • Gallup On Committed Christians

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Nov 14, 2010
     | 1,966 views

    GALLUP ON COMMITTED CHRISTIANS Fewer than 10 percent of Americans are deeply committed Christians, says pollster George Gallup, who adds that these people "are far, far happier than the rest of the population." Committed Christians, Gallup found, are more tolerant than the average American, more ...read more

  • Commitment Vs. Surrender  PRO

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 30, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 6,476 views

    COMMITMENT VS. SURRENDER In The Incredible Power of Kingdom Authority there is an account of a conversation between the late Adrian Rogers and Rev Josef Tson, the Romanian pastor, author, and president of the Romanian Missionary Society who survived years of persecution and exile under cruel ...read more

  • Being Committed To Christ

    Contributed by Richard L. Brown on Nov 2, 2016
     | 5,359 views

    Being Committed to Christ Matthew 4:18-25 , 1 Corinthians 1: 10-18 Last summer Becky and I visited the Biltmore mansion in Ashville North Carolina. It is the single largest home ever built in America. Let me tell you it is something to see. It proved so large and so expensive to maintain, that ...read more

  • Are You Really Committed?

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Apr 17, 2017
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,334 views

    Corrie Ten Boom, the Dutch survivor of Nazi gas chambers, once told a fascinating story. She said that a group of believers were meeting behind the Iron Curtain when the church door burst open and two Russian soldiers with guns stormed inside. They said they would give five minutes for anyone who ...read more