Confession

Four Preachers Meet For Confession (illustration)

Four preachers met for a friendly gathering. During the conversation one preacher said, “Our people come to us and pour out their hears, confess certain sins and needs. Let’s do the same. Confession is good for the soul.” In due time all agreed. One confessed he liked t …

The Honest Prisoner (illustration)

Prussian king Frederick the Great was once touring a Berlin prison. The prisoners fell on their knees before him to proclaim their innocence-except for one man, who remained silent. Frederick called to him, “Why are you here?” armed robbery, Your Majesty,” was the …

Prayer should begin with confession (illustration)

For a successful season of prayer, the best beginning is confession.” (Source Unknown). …

King Frederick Pardons The Man Who Confesses His Crime (illustration)

Prussian king Frederick the Great was once touring a Berlin prison. The prisoners fell on their knees before him to proclaim their innocence-except for one man, who remained silent. Frederick called to him, “Why are you here?” “Armed robbery, Your Majesty,” wa …

Little boy - “Hey, this isn’t my list!” (illustration)

Because the younger children at a parochial school often forgot their sins when they entered the confessional, it was suggested that teachers have the students make lists. The next week when one child came to confession, he was heard unfolding paper. The youngster began, &q …

Confession is Not Saying I’m Sorry (illustration)

“Confession is not saying, “I’m sorry"; it is openly admitting, “I did it.” (Neil Anderson, The Bondage Breaker). …

Newspaper Publisher Apologizes to a Politician (illustration)

In the washroom of his London club, British newspaper publisher and politician William Beverbrook happened to meet Edward Heath, then a young member of Parliament, about whom Beverbrook had printed an insulting editorial a few days earlier. “My dear chap,” said th …

Learning to Live in Fellowship Moment by Moment (illustration)

From Texas history comes the story of the conversion of Sam Houston. At one time, the Texas hero was called “The Old Drunk as he stayed drunk most of the time.” Later, he moved to Texas, where he became the great hero of the Texas revolution and became known for H …

Confession (illustration)

In the washroom of his London club, British newspaper publisher and politician William Beverbrook happened to meet Edward Heath, then a youngmember of Parliament, about whom Beverbrook had printed an insulting editorial a few days earlier. “My dear chap,” said the …