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  • Rescue

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 15, 2018

    I am really struck by the lyrics of Lauren Daigle’s recent song “Rescue.” The singer is speaking from God’s perspective and says: “I hear the whisper underneath your breath I hear you whisper, you have nothing left I will send out an army to find you In the middle of the darkest night It’s true, more

  • An Audacious Rescue

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Dec 15, 2010

    AN AUDACIOUS RESCUE On 5th August this year the San Jose copper mine, in the Atacama Desert in Chile collapsed. 33 men were trapped in darkness. The world and their relatives feared that there was no hope. The depth of the mine, the lack of food and water, and the absence of any signs of life all more

  • Rescue Effort

    Contributed by Michael Walther on May 24, 2011

    RESCUE EFFORT On August 30, 2005 Coast Guard Lieutenant Iain McConnell was ordered to fly his H46 helicopter to New Orleans and to keep that machine flying around the clock for what would turn out to be a heroic rescue effort. None of his crew were prepared for what they were about to see. They more

  • The Eventual Rescue

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 4, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    THE EVENTUAL RESCUE How many of you like Winnie the Pooh stories? In one poignant story, we see Pooh Bear walking along a river bank. Eeyore, his stuffed donkey friend, suddenly appears floating downstream, on his back of all things, and is obviously troubled about the possibility of drowning. more

  • Rescued Twice

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Oct 22, 2022

    A wealthy English family once invited friends to spend some time at their beautiful estate. The happy gathering was almost plunged into a terrible tragedy on the first day. When the children went swimming, one of them got into deep water and was drowning. Fortunately, the gardener heard the others more

  • They Refused To Be Rescued  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 14, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    THEY REFUSED TO BE RESCUED On August 30, 2005 Coast Guard Lieutenant Iain McConnell was ordered to fly his H46 helicopter to New Orleans and to keep that machine flying around the clock for what would turn out to be a heroic rescue effort. None of his crew were prepared for what they were about to more

  • Rescue The Perishing

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Feb 23, 2016

    RESCUE THE PERISHING Fanny Crosby, the blind hymn writer, wrote so many hymns we love to sing. When she was up in years, she visited the Macaulay Rescue Mission in NYC. She stood before a crowd of homeless, drug-addicted, alcoholic men. She said, “is there a young man here who doesn’t have a more

  • Search And Rescue

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 21, 2009

    SEARCH AND RESCUE There is a group of people I hope we never have to meet. They’re job is hard, exciting, frightening and important all at the same time. They do SAR; Search and Rescue. They work near Reno, Nevada and work ski resorts and desert rescue. They pull people off of Mt. Hood, find lost more

  • Our Hope Of Rescue  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    OUR HOPE OF RESCUE Did you see the story on CNN this past Sunday of the rescued POWs? When Kenneth Krueger pulled his big rig in front of former POW Shoshana Johnson’s home and began whooping and blowing on the horn, I understood the joy and relief that she was alive and would be home soon. more

  • The Path Of Rescue—follow The Light

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 2, 2011

    THE PATH OF RESCUE--FOLLOW THE LIGHT Bob Russell shared an interesting illustration about darkness and light several years back with the Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY. He said: "Every once in a while we get a bird inside this sanctuary. He doesn't really want to be in here, but more

  • Are You Ready To Rescue The Perishing?

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 4, 2012

    ARE YOU READY TO RESCUE THE PERISHING? I read a story of a man that got saved as a young, adult. He was so excited about Christ for the first couple of weeks, he told everybody the difference Jesus had made in his life. One Sunday night he was at his church and they sang this song, "Rescue the more

  • The Most Watched Rescue Mission In ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 26, 2012

    THE MOST WATCHED RESCUE MISSION IN HISTORY "Estamos bien en el refugio, los 33. " ("We are well IN THE SHELTER, the 33.") That seven-word message set off a wave of euphoria in Chile and around the world. It had been written in red letters on a scrap of paper and taped to a drill bit that penetrated more

  • Flawed Individuals On A Rescue Mission  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 1, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    FLAWED INDIVIDUALS ON A RESCUE MISSION The author of the book entitled, "The Word and Power Church: What Happens When A Church Seeks All God Has to Offer," Doug Banister, writes, "The Spring of 1940 found Hitler’s panzer divisions mopping up French troops and preparing for a seige of Great more

  • Rescue From The Biggest Prison

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 6, 2009

    RESCUE FROM THE BIGGEST PRISON An Australian mining town will always remember the year of the dramatic rescue. An earthquake killed one miner and trapped two others 3,000 feet under the ground. Days turned into weeks as miners bore through tons of rock; rescuers could only work one at a time on more

  • Who Are You Rescuing?

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 27, 2010

    WHO ARE YOU RESCUING? Jesus, help us to control our desires. May a thirst for knowing You and a longing to please You become our strongest passion, like it was for Mary Frances Housley. Let me tell you a true story. MARY FRANCES HOUSLEY was born October 12, 1926 in Knoxville, Tennessee. She grew more

  • At A Rescue Attempt, No One Is More Interested ...

    Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 3, 2010

    At a rescue attempt, no one is more interested in the effort than the victim. Yet men, lost in their sin, more

  • In The News Last Week Was The Story Of The Rescue ...  PRO

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Jul 30, 2002
    based on 12 ratings

    In the news last week was the story of the rescue of the 9 miners from the PA coal mine. A large part of their survival was their encouragement of one another. One of the miners said, “We decided we were all going to live together or die together.” Your words of encourgament are like the leaven more

  • Rescuing Those In Peril, Citation: Leadership, ...  PRO

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jul 18, 2001
    based on 53 ratings

    [Rescuing Those in Peril, Citation: Leadership, Vol. 12, no. 2.] Roger Storms, pastor of First Christian Church in Chandler, Arizona, tells this story: "One Sunday, a car had broken down in the alley behind our facilities, and the driver had jacked up the car and crawled underneath to work on the more

  • 9/11: The Last One Rescued

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 18, 2011

    9/11: THE LAST ONE RESCUED Genelle Guzman McMillan wanted a change from her home in Trinidad, so she moved to New York in 1998. In order to stay in New York, McMillan knew she needed to get a good, steady job. She couldn't believe it when she was hired at one of the World Trade Towers and was more

  • Sir Forgets-A-Lot To The Rescue

    Contributed by James Snyder on Sep 17, 2022

    Contrary to the idea that the older you get, the more you forget, it has never been my experience. I have forgotten things for as long as I can remember. I even forget things that never actually happened. It runs in our family, though it came to me legitimately down through the generations. A nut more