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  • Commitment

    Contributed by Steve Miller on Feb 11, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 9,182 views

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

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on May 22, 2008
     | 10,112 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

  • Commitment

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 27, 2015
     | 13,207 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 24, 2016
     | 7,461 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

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

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
     | 4,017 views

    Commit the Golden Rule to memorynow ...read more

  • Committed To Christ  PRO

    Contributed by David Fox on Nov 10, 2001
    based on 119 ratings
     | 5,914 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 28, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,077 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

  • Chameleon Commitment  PRO

    Contributed by Neal Gracey on Dec 12, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,131 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

  • Unqualified Commitment

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
     | 5,567 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 Contentment?

    Contributed by Don Jones on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,652 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

  • What Commitment?

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 30, 2012
     | 3,785 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

  • Commitment Or Convenient?

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Oct 13, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,764 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

  • Unqualified Commitment  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 25, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 7,579 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

  • Joy In Christ Requires A Commitment To ...  PRO

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jan 7, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 6,883 views

    “Joy in Christ requires a commitment to working at the Christian lifestyle. Salvation comes as a gif, but the joy of salvation demands disciplined action. Most Christians I know have just enough of the Gospel to make them miserable, but not enough to make them joyful. They know enough about the ...read more

  • The Christian Who Is Not Committed To A Group Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 8, 2001
    based on 110 ratings
     | 2,313 views

    "The Christian who is not committed to a group of other believers for praying, sharing, and serving, so that he is known, as he knows others, is not an obedient Christian. He is not in the will of God. However ...read more

  • Faith Is Not Only A Commitment To The Promises Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,932 views

    Faith is not only a commitment to the promises of Christ; faith is also a commitment to the demands of Christ. — ...read more

  • Boardman Reminds Us That Commitment To The Will ...  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 18, 2003
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,940 views

    Boardman reminds us that commitment to the will of the Lord does require action on our part. “True commitment will mean not only turning to something, but also turning from something, just as Paul commended the Thessalonians for turning “to God from idols to serve the living and true God” (1 Thes. ...read more

  • To Be On Fire For God Means To Be Committed. It ...  PRO

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 27, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,177 views

    To be on fire for God means to be committed. It means to be sold out to Him. It means to be active, not passive in God’s service. The Bohemian reformer John Hus was a man who believed the Scriptures to be the infallible and supreme authority in all matters. He died at the stake for that belief ...read more

  • Unless Commitment Is Made, There Are Only ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
     | 3,253 views

    "Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and ...read more

  • Individual Commitment To A Group Effort That ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
     | 3,171 views

    "Individual commitment to a group effort that is what makes a team work, a company work, a ...read more