LIGHT OF THE WORLD
Jesus stated that we are to be the "Light of the World", and that a city set on a hill cannot be hidden. In the Canadian province of New Brunswick there is a church building on Deer Island that for many years has served as a physical light house to the fishermen of that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"The light of friendship is like the light of phosphorus, seen plainest
Contributed by Jose Imperial on Jan 4, 2008
Intermittent light are on and off lights. They are seasonal light.Christmas lights are intended for decorations,it is good for the eyes to entertain.But you cant light a highway by being on and off, Christmas light are only for a season. Highway light intended to guide were made for all seasons.
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jul 17, 2008
"The same lighting and thunder that lights up the sky and brings the rain is the same lightning and thunder that
Contributed by Don Jones on Oct 28, 2006
There is a third property of light. Light can show you the way. One summer as a kid I went into the woods with my cousins. One was older and one was younger. Stevie Joe was 2 years younger and Jerry was already in his teens, about 6 years older. Jerry decided to keep out after dark and then
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 29, 2001
Al was my father-in-law. He was an uncomplicated man, easy to like. He was a natural athlete and avid outdoorsman who love to hunt and fish. … Al was the kind of man who didn’t mind what might get said about his wife or daughter, but he never tolerated an insult to his dog.
Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
NOT THE ONLY LIGHT!
On July 06, 2000, Hugh Downs the guest host on the Larry King Live Show lead a round table discussion on the questions, "Who is Jesus? And why is there such a fascination with that question now?" Among his guests was Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Dean of Oxford L’chaim Society.
Contributed by Michael Elmore on Jan 17, 2002
STEWARD OF THE LIGHT
In the nineteenth century, lighthouses on the U.S. coasts were tended by lighthouse keepers and their families. If a man who tended the light took ill or became disabled, often the work was picked up by his wife or children. Such was the case of Hosea Lewis.
Contributed by Frank Ellis on Apr 15, 2002
THE LIGHTS OF HOME
In his memoirs, Chronicles of Wasted Time, Malcolm Muggeridge tells of events that took place in Africa in 1943. He was forty years old but his experience of those four decades had been of progressive disillusionment.
After Cambridge he spent three years in India, which
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 20, 2002
A NEW LIGHT
One of the greatest tragedies for people would be to live in darkness when they could live in the light…
Rose Crawford had been blind for 50 years. Then she had an operation in an Ontario hospital. She said, “I just can’t believe it,” as the doctor lifted the bandages from her
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 21, 2002
LIGHT THE NIGHT-
It’s a night of darkness. It’s a night of evil. It’s a night the Devil claims as his own. It’s called —“The Festival of the Dead,” better known as Halloween. Occultists honor this night. Christians abhor this night, for it dishonors God and pays tribute to Satan.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 19, 2005
THE PURPOSE OF THE LIGHT
"There is an old story about a lighthouse keeper who worked on a rocky stretch of coastline. Once a month he would receive a new supply of oil to keep the light burning so that ships could safely sail near the rocky coast. One night, though, a woman from a nearby village
Contributed by Jay Nickless on Oct 8, 2005
Blinded by The Light
The first thing that blinds us to God’s Truth is the blinding effect of God’s Word Itself. Here’s how it works.
Have you ever had the experience of driving down a dark road at night, come to the crest of a hill only to be blasted by the brilliant high beam
A boatman and a scholar were once travelling on a boat. During the journey, the scholar asked the boatman, "Do you know philosophy?" "No," he replied.
"Do you know psychology?". "No."
"What about geology?" "Nope!"
"I suppose you don’t know accountancy, huh?" "No, not at all."
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2008
The Need for Lights
Benjamin Franklin wanted to interest the people in Philadelphia in street lighting. He did not call a town meeting nor try to persuade the people by talking about it. He acted upon what he considered a good idea. He hung a beautiful lantern on a long bracket in front of his
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
THE LIGHT OF HOPE
As Craig T. Kocher in his commentary on our text states, "Christian hope is fundamentally different from optimism. Christian hope locks its steely eyes on the devastation of the world around it, and readily acknowledges that things may not get better. Christian hope does not
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
THE LIGHT THAT SAVES
The story is told of a remarkable event that took place a little more than 30 years ago in the Gulf of Mexico. Darrel Dore was working on an oil rig when the rig suddenly started to wobble. Before too long, the rig tipped to one side and crashed into the water. Darrel found
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2009
A Light of Hope
There is a story about how the caverns north of Yellowstone National Park were discovered. As the story goes, one of the original explorers was walking along the top of that mountain and fell through a hole, and he dropped down several hundred feet into this cavern and was stuck
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 11, 2009
LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
I remember a story told to me by a friend who flew combat choppers in Viet Nam. He was radioed to a secret mission one night which required him to fly in total darkness, totally by instruments. Hovering above a jungle under heavy cloud cover, he told me that it seemed you
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jun 17, 2009
LIGHT THE NIGHT
Years ago the mayor of Toronto launched a campaign called, "Light the Night." The ideal was for residents to leave their lights burning over-night in order to discourage crime.
Every believer is to be involved in God’s "Light the Night" campaign.
So then, my beloved, just