Let's protect the sacredness of the assembling of ourselves together, making sure that we have Jesus in our midst so that those who come back like Thomas can come to the faith of a personal walk with the Lord.
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 8 views
American planes carpeted the Philippine islands with pamphlets announcing the end of the WWII. Hiroo Onoda read the announcement, but without an order from his commanding officer would not stand down. Instead he continued the war in the Jungle. In 1974, nearly 30 years after the September 2, 1945 Armistice…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 7 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease Ministers frequently call at a home when the man alone is there, and he will respond in some such manner as this: "I'm sorry my wife isn't home. She takes care of the religious matters in our home." I have not just read about this, but have experienced it, and have wondered how…
God doesn't always spare us trouble, but he walks with us as we go through it. He assured the Jews feeling from Egypt that their journey would have a good outcome. In the same way, the risen Christ appears to his disciples reassuring them that he is alive and they are not alone. In this difficult time of uncertainty, he assures us that he is with us.
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 6 views
A California waiter who may have been the recipient of a “Tips for Jesus” customer says he is now hoping for a miracle. Ron Kinney was not aware that someone was giving large tips, so when he received a gratuity of either $4,000 or $7,000 on a bill of less than $50, he thought it was a mistake and threw…
James (Jim) L. Goforth, Jr • Sermon • • 4 views
That you may believe … and have Life" #3 - Gospel of John John 1:10-11 John wrote this gospel for the express purpose of giving the world something to believe in and thus have LIFE. John shared the heart of Jesus, who said, "I came that you might have life, abundant life." John writes that we might know…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 4 views
Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf prefers to make his own phone calls and maintain a personal touch with state officials. His representative said the governor had to send an email to government agencies after several people hung up on him when he called. Receptionists who did not believe that the call was…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 3 views
Neville Morrison discovered his house was on fire. Fortunately he lived only four houses from the fire station. He sprinted to get help. The firefighter that met him at the door told him to call 911. “I don’t have a phone, but you can see the blaze coming out of my roof!” Morrison replied. The firefighter…