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  • The Empty Tomb  PRO

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 17, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,075 views

    The Empty Tomb Little Philip, born with Down’s syndrome, attended a third-grade Sunday School class with several eight-year-old boys and girls. Typical of that age, the children did not readily accept Philip with his differences, according to an article in leadership magazine. But because of a ...read more

  • Empty Tomb Reports Evangelical And Mainline ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 27, 2006
     | 2,022 views

    Empty Tomb reports evangelical and mainline churchgoers averaged giving just 4% of their earnings to their churches last year. ...read more

  • I Would Suggest This Day That The Empty Tomb ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Jun 4, 2001
    based on 162 ratings
     | 2,439 views

    I would suggest this day that the empty tomb represents an emptied, not empty heart and life. The stone represents the sin that blocks the heart and life from being liberated and freed from the darkness that it contains. God, through Christ, has rolled ...read more

  • Christian Giving Down: The Empty Tomb Reports ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2006
     | 1,989 views

    Christian Giving Down: The Empty Tomb reports that church donations have dipped to a 35 year low. As a portion of after-tax income, giving has fallen from 0.66% per capita in ’68 to 0.38% in ’02. However, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that giving to the 400 largest charities rose 2.3% in ...read more

  • A Moslem Said To A Christian, "We Moslems Have ...  PRO

    Contributed by Francis Avila on Apr 8, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,646 views

    A Moslem said to a Christian, "WE Moslems have one thing you Christians do not have. When we go to Medina (Saudi arabia), we find a coffin and know that that Mohammed lived because his body is in it. But when, you Christians go to Jerusalem, you find nothing but an empty tomb." "Thank you!" ...read more

  • Remember Woody Allen’s Comic Assessment? "I ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 18, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 2,365 views

    Remember Woody Allen’s comic assessment? "I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work," he said. "I want to achieve immortality by not dying." Which is it? Are we immortal because there are those who remember and cherish the fact that once we walked this "vale of tears" or are we immortal ...read more

  • What The Bible Says About The Resurrection Of Jesus

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Mar 25, 2024
    based on 1 rating
     | 131 views

    Well over three hundred verses are concerned with the subject of Jesus' resurrection in the New Testament. We are told that this event is a sign for unbelievers (Matthew 12:38-40); cf. John 20:24-29) as well as the answer for the believer's doubt (Luke 24:38-43). It serves as the ...read more

  • Giving Potential If Americans Who Identify With ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 2, 2006
     | 2,041 views

    Giving Potential If Americans who identify with the historically Christian church increased their giving to an average of 10% of income; there could be an additional $78 billion dollars available ...read more

  • Go Beyond The Cross  PRO

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Apr 6, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,952 views

    GO BEYOND THE CROSS Every year, thousands of people climb a mountain in the Italian Alps, passing the "stations of the cross" to stand at an outdoor crucifix. One tourist noticed a little trail that led beyond the cross. He fought through the rough thicket and, to his surprise, came upon another ...read more

  • A Living Memorial

    Contributed by James Chandler on May 28, 2018
     | 3,315 views

    When our children were young, we took a vacation to Washington D.C. We saw the many different memorials. The highlight of our trip was Arlington National Cemetery. It was quite a moment standing there with my wife and children watching the changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown soldier. ...read more

  • Church Member Giving Continues To Decline ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 9, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,551 views

    Church Member Giving continues to decline according to the Empty Tomb research group. Protestants gave 3.1% of their income in ’68 compared to 2.5% in ’98, a lower rate than in ’33 during the ...read more

  • Josh Mcdowell In Evidence For Christianity ...

    Contributed by Ronnie Knight on May 8, 2008
     | 1,467 views

    Josh McDowell in Evidence for Christianity states, that “all but four of the world religions are based on philosophical propositions.” The other four are based on a personality. Of those four only Christianity claims an empty tomb. It is this distinction that took ...read more

  • Wealth Growth It Is Estimated That The United ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 9, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,551 views

    Wealth Growth It is estimated that the United States has 276 billionaires, over 2,500 households with a net worth exceeding $100 million, 350,000 individuals with a net worth of $10 million, and 5 million millionaires. An estimated $41 trillion to $136 trillion is expected to change hands ...read more

  • No Entrance And No Exit  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 2, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,858 views

    NO ENTRANCE AND NO EXIT Peter Larson: "Despite our efforts to keep him out, God intrudes. The life of Jesus is bracketed by two impossibilities: a virgin's womb and an empty tomb. Jesus entered our world through a door marked 'No Entrance' and left through a door marked 'No Exit.'" ...read more

  • Cartoonist Joe Mckeever Has Drawn A Group Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Tom Lovorn on Jun 9, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 11,782 views

    Cartoonist Joe McKeever has drawn a group of tourists looking at the Garden tomb in Jerusalem. It’s an open tomb where the stone door has been rolled away. Their guide says, "The angel moved the stone to reveal an empty tomb ...read more

  • Folks, The Resurrection Story Is Believable. You ...  PRO

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 12, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,067 views

    Folks, the resurrection story is believable. You can believe in the death of Jesus. You can believe in the empty tomb. You can believe in the appearances Jesus made afterwards. It still takes a certain amount of faith to accept it as your own, but it’s like riding a bike. According the laws of ...read more

  • A Husband And Wife Team Of Researchers, The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 15, 2008
     | 1,532 views

    A husband and wife team of researchers, the founders of Empty Tomb, Inc., in Champaign, Illinois, have tracked American and American Christian expenditures as well as global needs. John and Sylvia Ronsvalle have estimated that $70-$80 billion a year could meet the most essential human needs around ...read more

  • You Understand The Relationship Of Cause & ...

    Contributed by Doane Brubaker on Apr 1, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,805 views

    You understand the relationship of cause & effect. If that happened, then this results. When you enter a dark room and flip a light switch you expect the room to brighten. If you flip that switch and the windows open, you’re pretty surprised because the two aren’t related. When you get in your ...read more

  • Bill And Gloria Gaither Have Written Many ...  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 11, 2002
    based on 96 ratings
     | 2,558 views

    Bill and Gloria Gaither have written many wonderful Christian songs. One that Gloria wrote in the late 1960’s came while she was expecting a child. The couple was going through some terrible problems. Bill had been seriously sick, their music had been attacked as not being spiritual. On new years ...read more

  • A Divine Perspective—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2002
    based on 12 ratings
     | 5,165 views

    A DIVINE PERSPECTIVE- COMMUNION MEDITATION Jim Cymbala, the author of "Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire" has said "The cross, as poignant as it is, is understandable from a human perspective: an innocent man was murdered by crooked politicians and religious leaders. But the empty tomb-- what can you say? ...read more