Soon, we were pulling items out of the containers one by one. “You remember this?” my wife would say. It seems like only yesterday they were running through the house carrying a toy in one hand and a blanket in the other. Only an hour ago, they went off to college, and a few minutes ago, they got married.
“While we baptized 79 people, we had about four or five times that many people who came to sing and rejoice with those being baptized” — Pastor Waylon Bailey.
The gospel is the greatest message in the world. It has the power to change people’s lives when we receive its message. But the soil of human hearts must receive it in order for God to use it to effect change in people’s lives.
“These Calvinistic reinventions mean that the obvious meaning of such verses and passages do not mean what they so palpably say and seem to mean … I find such to not only be biblically unwarranted but a woefully dishonoring view of both God and man.”
“Most preachers I know are forever on the lookout for good sermon outlines. Of course, those who preach expositionally will (or should be!) taking their outlines from the text itself” — Dr. David L. Allen