I wish that I could write to you.
And ask you many things
For I'm sure if you did write back
You'd say what this life brings.
You'd tell me what it's all about.
And why much evil dwells
You would explain life's plan to me
And what your love compe
1. Claim: Beauty and the Beast's Belle can be glimpsed in a scene from The
Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Origins: Belle appears during the film's second musical number, the sequence in
which Quasimodo sings "Out There" from atop the roof of the N
The Awesome Power of the Tongue
Two stories tell us the power of our words both to build up and to destroy:
The Destructive Power of the Tongue
One youth had attended church all his life, until he finally told his parents that enough was enough. The
"Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to
destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that
leads to life, and only a few find it. Mat 7:13-14
Jack Benny, that comedian wh
Lets Build Strong Families
The Mine Fields of the Home
How Shall We Turn the Tide?
Every Parent Can Do It!
Characteristics of a Strong Family
Meeting the Needs of the Child You Love
A Strong Family Is an Expression of Love
Many Definitions for Good Famili
The Ten Commandments
A. Four commandments regarding our conduct before God.
1. (1-3) The first commandment: no other gods before Me.
And God spoke all these words, saying: I am the LORD your God,
who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house
God is My Father
1 John 3:1
Aspects of Father
Father Jesus title for God (Matt 27:46 My God, my God why have you forsaken me
Jesus taught His followers to pray to God as their Fat
1 John 4:19-21
He has a great love for us
He makes us His children
Qualified us for the inheritance
He disciplines us
Gives us good things
Helps us in time of t
Some interesting truths to ponder.
Did you know that:
1. NASA expected that if the moon had been collecting cosmic dust for millions or
billions of years, the dust layer would be hundreds or even thousands of feet thick, so
they designed the lunar lander
Game Summary: Teams will race to create lists of things that all the team
members have in common.
Game Supplies: Youll need paper and pencils.
Form equal-sized teams of three to six. Give each team a sheet of paper and a
pencil. Tell teams th
1 Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint
against the Hebrews by the Hellenists,* because their widows were neglected in the daily
distribution. 2 Then the twelve summoned the multitude of the disciples
A Portrait of Christ: The Quest for Authentic Transformation
Did I tell you I have a son and daughter?
Its amazing how rapidly they are changing as they move along the continuum from
infancy to adulthood
Physical, emotional, and intellectual growth is nat
In a scene out of the book Tom Sawyer, Tom had gone to Sunday school and church at
the demand of Aunt Polly. After Sunday school, Tom and his brother Sid went to the
auditorium to sit under the watchful eye of Aunt Polly. Next we read Toms description
Chapter OneA Look at Romans 8:13
The Key TextRomans 8:13
Owens entire thesis regarding the mortification or putting to death of sin in the
believer is taken principally from Romans 8:13, the second half of the verse. We
will therefore cite this text in bo
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Joseph Mat 1:18-21
Mary Luke 1:26-38
Song Joy to the World #125
Song What Child is This #137
Song While Shepherds watch their Flocks #135
Columbine Tragedy Timeline: April 20 The investigation and recovery begin
On April 20, 1999, two students walked non-chalantly into Columbine High School, fired from a
multi-gun arsenal and lobbed homemade bombs throughout the school. They killed 12 stude
Fingerprints of the Murderer
Man has been aware that fingerprints can identify a person since ancient Babylon and China. but only in
the last 100 years have fingerprints been used effectively for capturing criminals. Archeologists have
How Evangelicals Became Israel's Best Friend
Timothy P. Weber
In its fiftieth anniversary year, the State of Israel has no better friends than American
evangelicals. So it seemed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he
addressed the Voices Un
HOW TO PRAY
The Lords Prayer Example:
Dont pray with the wrong motivation, as the hypocrite or
heathen (Matthew 6:5-8)
Our Father Who art in Heaven, Hallowed by Thy Name.
Matthew 6:9 Father / Child
In the book of Job chapter 38:4, God asks Job an important question:
"Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth?"
The word "dinosaur" is not found anywhere in the Bible. This is because the word
"Dinosaur" was not invented until the mid 1800
How do you explain miracles to a scientist? How do you explain science to a Christian?
Can it be done, and is there a conflict between the two? How do we use objective critical
reasoning and still believe in things l
Please close your eyes Description of intimacy: Laying on your partners breast
If we rush past this scene we miss a magnificent insight
John lays his head on the heart of God
This passage should not be reduced to historical memory
It can bec
As I shampooed my carpet this past weekend, I was trying to finish before the Parker
Trio concert. My 2 year old, Skylar, wanted to help saying Skylar push! Skylar push!
Knowing she wanted to help, I stopped pushing. As she tried, I resisted the urge to s
Q. Since the word Trinity is never used in the Bible, does that mean the Trinity doesn't exist?
A. Terrific question! The Trinity is an issue that many people struggle with. While it is a teaching that
requires faith, the Bib