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  • Redefining Sin

    Contributed by Bret Toman on Jan 4, 2011

    REDEFINING SIN "In recent years, and especially since the 1960s, the democratic societies of the West have been enlarging the boundaries of acceptable behaviour, in effect redefining sin. The sexual revolution of my youth dismantled barriers against premarital sex and encouraged open marriages. more

  • Sin: Acts, Words, Thoughts, ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 24, 2009

    SIN: ACTS, WORDS, THOUGHTS, HEART A man once dreamed of passing into the world beyond. An angel met him and showed him a great golden book. "What is that?" he inquired. "It is the book of your life," was the reply. Looking closer he saw that there were some writing on the first page. "What is more

  • Your Secret Sins Will Come To ...

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Jul 11, 2009

    “Your Secret Sins Will Come to Light” The newspapers of Cincinnati recorded that a poorly dressed woman went to Dr. George Herman asking him to make an X-ray examination of her heart free of cost. She claimed that she was very poor and couldn’t pay. The doctor consented to do the work. But when more

  • Buried Chickens, Buried Sin

    Contributed by Aaron Kilbourn on Jan 4, 2011

    BURIED CHICKENS, BURIED SIN One of our youth, Andrew Plasier, shared this true story about an uncle of his in South Dakota and what happened a few summers ago. His uncle raised chickens, about 1200 of them, year round. In July the fans to the chickenhouse malfunctioned and stopped fanning the more

  • Covering Your Own Sin

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 30, 2011

    COVERING YOUR OWN SIN "Adam, where are you?" God cried as a now sin-tainted Adam and Eve vainly attempted to hide from Him. Adam had a plan: The fig leaves-an easy quick fix, a cover-up. They represent man fixing his sin on his own terms, the quick and easy way. Grab some leaves, cover it quickly. more

  • Sin: Prison Without Bars

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Dec 15, 2011

    SIN: PRISON WITHOUT BARS It's easy to live in denial--to live in sin and think everything is going our way. So sooner or later God gets our attention. In 1989, Pete Rose, baseball's all-time hit leader, was banished from baseball by Major League Commissioner. [Bart Giamatti]. The more

  • Your Sin Will Find You Out

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 4, 2013

    YOUR SIN WILL FIND YOU OUT ORANGE CITY, Fla., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Authorities in Florida said they arrested a man who accidentally called 911 while allegedly talking about selling drugs. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said dispatchers contacted deputies around 9:42 p.m. Tuesday and told them an more

  • Be Sure Your Sin Will Find You Out!  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Dickinson on Aug 20, 2002
    based on 15 ratings

    Be sure your sin will find you out! This young couple were about to get married. The young man went to his Dad and said, "I’m a bit apprehensive about getting married, Dad". "Why, son", said the Dad. "Well, I’ve got terribly smelly feet Dad and it’ll be so embarrassing when my wife finds out". more

  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer Wrote, "Sin Wants To Remain ...

    Contributed by Richard Francis on Jan 31, 2009

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote, “Sin wants to remain unknown. It shuns the light. In the darkness of the unexpressed more

  • Your Sins Will Find You Out!

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 15, 2002

    Your sins will find you out! According to a July 31 Associated Press story, police in Silver Spring, Maryland, can thank a forgetful robber for some good evidence: his picture. Officers say the bandit robbed a camera store after asking for a passport picture. When the clerk opened the register, more

  • Sin Compared To Poison  PRO

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 53 ratings

    Sin Compared to Poison Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman told of a distinguished minister, Dr. Howard, from Australia who preached very strongly on the subject of sin. After the service, one of the church officers came to counsel with him in the study. “Dr. Howard,” he said, “we don’t want you to talk as more

  • Do You Remember Reading This Article In The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 84 ratings

    ILL. Do you remember reading this article in the newspaper, "GIRL ACCUSED OF PRINCIPAL POISONING TRY"? It says, "An 11-year-old girl tried to poison her principal in an attempt to prevent her parents from learning that she had been in a fight at school, police said. The 5th grader had a more

  • The Story Is Told About A Professional Football ...  PRO

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 140 ratings

    The story is told about a professional football player who didn’t like to obey curfew, & many nights he sneaked out. He would take blankets & pillows & put them under the covers of his bed, so that when the coach checked his room, it would look like he was sound asleep like all the others. more

  • Four Preachers Confess  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Aug 4, 2001
    based on 148 ratings

    Illus.: Four Preachers Confess Four preachers met for a friendly gathering. During the conversation one preacher said, “Our people come to us and pour out their hears, confess certain sins and needs. Let’s do the same. Confession is good for the soul.” In due time all agree. One of them said that more

  • Stuart Briscoe Tell The Story Of A Friend Who ...  PRO

    Contributed by Eldon Reich on Mar 28, 2002
    based on 97 ratings

    “Stuart Briscoe tell the story of a friend who often used an old fruit tree to escape from his second story bedroom window, especially when his father was about to punish him. One day the father announced that he was going to cut down the old tree because it had not borne fruit in many years. That more

  • Have You Ever Cleaned Your Living Room And ...  PRO

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Jul 28, 2002
    based on 64 ratings

    Have you ever cleaned your living room and thought that it was clean only to have the sun shine in through the window and reveal all the dust that was left behind? Ruth Graham tells of the time that the TV news wanted to interview she and her husband Billy at their home. They got the house all more

  • In "Light In The Shadow Of Jihad," Ravi ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 27, 2002

    In "Light in the Shadow of Jihad," Ravi Zacharias states, "Evil, plainly stated, is the destruction of more

  • I Want To Show You Something. When John Talks ...  PRO

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    I want to show you something. When John talks about brazen sin, perpetrated by obvious sinners, he doesn’t use the image of darkness. When he wants to show us bold-faced sinners, he uses a different image. In fact, he does it in the very next chapter, chapter 4, where he introduces us to the more

  • I Know Some Of You Might Have A Hard Time With ...

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jun 11, 2004

    I know some of you might have a hard time with it, but I really kind of enjoy living alone. Especially after being a middle-aged dorm student when I was in seminary. But there is one thing that I don¡¦t like. I can¡¦t blame anything on anybody. I mean, I have the dog, but there¡¦s a limit to what I more

  • Elisabeth Elliot, At Urbana 76, Told Of Her ...  PRO

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    Elisabeth Elliot, at Urbana 76, told of her brother Thomas Howard. Their mother let him play with paper bags she’d saved if he put them away afterwards. One day she walked into the kitchen to find them strewn all over the floor. Tom was out at the piano with his father singing hymns. When more