Illustrations

Jesus is Watching You

Late one night, a burglar broke into a house that he thought was empty. He tiptoed through the living room but suddenly froze in his tracks when he heard a loud voice say, “Jesus is watching you.” Silence returned to

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Why Are We Here?

In a “Peanuts” cartoon, Lucy asks Charlie Brown, “Why are we here on Earth?” Charlie replied, “To make other people happy.” Lucy replied, “Then why are they here?”

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Looking Good in Filthy Rags

Medical missionary, Dr. Paul White, served in East Africa. He told the story of one Christmas Eve on the mission field when all the national Christians had come to the hospital to use the ironing board, wanting to press their

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Don’t Forget the Main Thing!

I came across a story about Grandma Ruby who decided that buying presents for all of her family and friends was a bit much at Christmas now that she was in her 90’s. So this year she wrote out checks

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The New Year’s Ball Drop

The custom of slowly lowering a ball to mark the stoke of midnight at the the lowest point is rooted in an old navy practice. The flagship would slowly lower a large ball to mark the stroke of noon. The

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Recent Sermons

GOOD FRIDAY: AMAZING GRACE–A 10 Minute devotion

GOOD FRIDAY: AMAZING GRACE A 10 Minute devotion A PRAYER 1 minute Dear Father, We remember today, the pain and suffering of the cross, and all that Jesus was willing to endure, so we could be set free. He paid the price, making such a great sacrifice, to offer us the gift of eternal life. Help us never to take for granted this huge gift of love on our behalf. Help us to be reminded of the cost of it all. Forgive

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The Three R’s of a Devotional Life

Introduction Dr. David L. Olford, Stephen Olford professor of expository preaching at Union University, shares, “Just after the Second World War, sensing a deep spiritual

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