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  • The Word

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Feb 4, 2015

    We can always take the Word (another name for Jesus) at His Word for the more

  • The Will And The Word

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Nov 26, 2007

    His will for us in the Word of God. God’s Word is God’s Perfect Will. God’s more

  • Words, Just Words  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Words, just words I was reading the other day. The famous American author, Samuel Clement, Mark Twain, attended a Sunday service. He met the preacher at the door afterward to shake his hand. And he told him that he had a book at home with every word he had preached that morning. The minister more

  • New Orleans (Bp)--An Explosive New Study Says ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 31, 2001
    based on 108 ratings

    NEW ORLEANS (BP)--An explosive new study says some gay people can turn straight if they really want to. Robert L. Spitzer, a psychiatry professor at Columbia University who led the study, said he couldn’t estimate what percentage of highly motivated gay people can change their sexual orientation more

  • A Gift Of The Word

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Oct 5, 2010

    A GIFT OF THE WORD When I was a teenager, my pastor gave me a little pocket New Testament, bound in red leather. And inside, on the flyleaf, he had written a note. And with the note was a Scripture citation: Romans 12:1-2. I couldn’t wait to turn to that passage and read what it said. If you more

  • Just Words

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 21, 2010

    JUST WORDS Samuel Clemens (better known by his alias Mark Twain) attended a Sunday morning service. He met the pastor at the door afterward and told him that he had a book at home with every word he had preached that morning. The minister assured him that the sermon was an original. Clemens more

  • Minister The Word  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Nov 28, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    MINISTER THE WORD There are valid ministries which are pleasing to the Lord such as, missions, youth ministries, local church services and ministerial alliances. However, there are two ministries that are often set on the back burner. The ministry of truly preaching the whole council of God's more

  • Our Words

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010

    OUR WORDS Did you know that the average person spends one-fifth of his or her life talking? That’s what the statistics say. If all of our words were put into print, the result would be this: A single day’s words would fill a 50-page book, while more

  • Four Words

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 7, 2011

    FOUR WORDS The great English statement and man of God William Wilberforce once wrote that "Christianity can be condensed into four words: admit, [Christ as Lord] submit, [To Christ as Lord] commit, [Our lives to doing His will] and transmit [The Love of God to a dying more

  • Words In The Spirit

    Contributed by D. Marie Hamilton on Apr 16, 2011

    WORDS IN THE SPIRIT When I was asked to be the preacher for the North Little Rock Ministerial Alliance Community Thanksgiving Service, I was floored. I didn't think that anybody thought that much about me. I was honored by the gesture, but the moment I said "yes," my nerves got the best of me. more

  • Adding To The Word

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 22, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    ADDING TO THE WORD Years ago, my Dad's physician told him to take one aspirin a day for his heart. My Dad was a very smart man, but he figured if one aspirin is good, two would be better. So my dad "added" to the word of his physician, and day after day my dad took two aspirin. Everything more

  • Loss For Words

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 27, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    LOSS FOR WORDS Once when Red Skelton was being interviewed he was asked if he ever was at a loss for words. He hesitated a minute then said, "I dreamed I died and went to heaven. Just as I was taken more

  • The Word Of God

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 9, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    ILLUS: (I had 6 plastic see through pitchers on stage… one of which was full of water. Holding up an empty pitcher I said…) Imagine this empty pitcher represents that nation of Israel. (I began to pour water from the full pitcher into the empty one). God poured out His will and wisdom into them. more

  • Last Words

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Feb 6, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    LAST WORDS My father worked for the railroad when I was younger. One night a train was backing up to hook up to some other cars and one man was not watching. He was in the way and the train made the connection right through his body. He did not die immediately, but he knew he had only a more

  • Words Matter

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 23, 2014

    WORDS MATTER The Book of James in the New Testament reminds us that words can direct, delight or destroy (ch. 3). Is this true? Look no further than to what happened in Germany in WWII. For every word in Hitler’s poisonous book, Mein Kampf, it cost the life of 125 people. Here are some words more

  • The Living Word

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 13, 2017

    Ravi Zacharias tells of ministering in Vietnam in 1971, and one of his interpreters was Hien Pham, an energetic young Christian. He had worked as a translator with the American forces, and was of immense help both to them and to missionaries such as myself. Hien and I traveled the length of the more

  • The Light Of The Word

    Contributed by Taiwo Oyadiran on Mar 23, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    I like to tell this story about my son as a 2-year-old. I always liked to give him a shower/bath and like most kids that age, he liked playing with the water. Many times, when there’s water and soap on his head and face, he, of course, had to close his eyes. That part he didn’t like. No kid would more

  • Spelling A Word

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Oct 27, 2008

    SPELLING A WORD A woman died and went to heaven but when she arrived at the "Pearly Gates," she found Peter. "Before you can come in, you have to spell a word," he said. "What word?" she asked. "Any word?" "L-O-V-E. Love," she said. "Come on in. But I was wondering if you'd do me a more

  • World Of Words

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    WORLD OF WORDS We live in a world of words. Words are all about us, words on TV, words on the radio, spoken words by family and friends, words printed in newspapers, books, on computers, and words on the Internet. The world of words have turned us into a people who have been overwhelmed, more

  • Jesus' Words

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    JESUS’ WORDS There is a hopefulness in life as we hear and become empowered by Jesus’ words. A Sunday School teacher illustrated this concept of hopefulness in life by drawing on the blackboard two pathways. In the middle of one she placed a large rock, covering the entire path. At the end more