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Ironside Teaches On Assurance Of ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 24, 2012
Summary: IRONSIDE TEACHES ON ASSURANCE OF SALVATION An elderly man said to Harry A. Ironside, "I will not go on unless I know I’m saved, or else know it’s hopeless to seek to be sure of it. I want a definite witness, something I can’t be mistaken about!" Ir...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 John 5:6-15
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When I Cannot Enjoy The Faith Of Assurance, I ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "When I cannot enjoy the faith of assurance, I live by the faith of adherence."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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I Would Not Give One Straw For That Assurance ...
Shared By: Paul Steffens on Dec 11, 2007
Summary: "I would not give one straw for that assurance that sin will not dampen. If David had came to me in his adultery, and had talked to me of his assurance, I should have despised his speech." -John Newton
Category: Quotes
Scripture: 1 John 2:15-17
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John Wesley Did Not Have The Assurance The Jesus ...
Shared By: R. David Reynolds on Dec 17, 2007
Summary: John Wesley did not have the assurance the Jesus had saved him from his sins until he was nearly 35 years old. He was a good moral person but not a Christian even though he was an Anglican priest and missionary to Georgia. Wesley shares his encoun...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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John Wesley Did Not Have The Assurance The Jesus ...
Shared By: R. David Reynolds on Dec 17, 2007
Summary: John Wesley did not have the assurance the Jesus had saved him from his sins until he was nearly 35 years old. He was a good moral person but not a Christian even though he was an Anglican priest and missionary to Georgia. Wesley shares his encoun...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Long Days Ago A Very Poor Woman Living In England ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Feb 25, 2002
Summary: Long days ago a very poor woman living in England near Windsor Castle. She lived so close that she could look over the palace gardens and see grapes growing there. Her little child became very sick and she thought how good it would be to have a ...
Category: Stories
based on 39 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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2 Peter 1:3; ……seeing That His Divine Power Has ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 3, 2002
Summary: 2 Peter 1:3; ……seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence; Recently my wife and I flew to Jackson Wyoming. Our fligh...
Category: Stories
based on 47 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Do You Know What Happens When Fundamentals Drift ...
Shared By: Kevin Taylor on Oct 2, 2002
Summary: Do you know what happens when fundamentals drift away? They loose their fun and become de-mental.
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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Francesca's Husband Franz Went On A Business ...
Shared By: Paul Kallan on Dec 14, 2002
Summary: Francesca’s husband Franz went on a business journey. She had no idea when he would return after his business. Two days later, she had a knock on the door in the night. She did not know who it was and what the person wanted. Anxiety, fear and suspi...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Catholic
Scripture: none
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These Are The Signs, These Are The Signs Of ...
Shared By: James Boyd on Feb 10, 2003
Summary: "These are the signs, these are the signs of life, The love that proves there is a living faith inside..." -Steven Curtis Chapman¹
Category: Quotes
based on 12 ratings
Denomination: Charismatic
Scripture: none
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Someone Asked Melvin Trotter, Who Was A Hopeless ...
Shared By: Lanny Carpenter on Jun 28, 2003
Summary: Someone asked Melvin Trotter, who was a hopeless alcoholic before his conversion, "How do you know you are a Christian?" Trotter replied, "I was there when it happened!"
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Sometime When You're In An Airport, Observe The ...
Shared By: Michael King on Jul 20, 2003
Summary: Sometime when you’re in an airport, observe the difference between passengers who hold confirmed tickets and those who are on standby. The ones with confirmed tickets read newspapers, chat with their friends or sleep. The ones on standby hang aro...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Some Time Ago, In Los Angeles, There Was A Person ...
Shared By: James O. Davis on Oct 30, 2003
Summary: Some time ago, in Los Angeles, there was a person called the “Human Fly.” This man could literally climb the sides of department store buildings and slide along the walls without help from any outside force. He was a master. That’s why they calle...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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Let's Say You Have An Appointment In Another ...
Shared By: Clark Tanner on Nov 3, 2003
Summary: "Let’s say you have an appointment in another city, and you need to fly there. You purchase your ticket on the internet, you get your confirmation with times and flight and gate numbers. But you are delayed enroute to the airport, and when you fin...
Category: Quotes
based on 32 ratings
Denomination: Orthodox
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Names Like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, And ...
Shared By: Mitchell Skelton on Nov 9, 2003
Summary: Names like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods roll from the lips of those who talk about golf’s premier event, the Masters. One name that will probably never surface in a conversation about golfing legends is Doug Ford. Few people would h...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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Where the Fire Has Been
Shared By: Stephen Wright on Mar 14, 2004
Summary: Harry Ironside told this story: One day as American pioneers travelled in their wagon train they noticed a long line of smoke that stretched for miles across the prairie. Soon it was evident that the dry grass was burning fiercely, and the fire was...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Don't Know What I May Do Tomorrow
Shared By: Charles Salmon on Aug 30, 2004
Summary: "I Don’t Know What I May Do Tomorrow" Many times Christians say, "Of course I know I’m saved now, Paster, but I don’t know what I may do tomorrow. One lady I knew pretty well said this to me. I responded with, "That’s strange, I know what you wi...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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The Other Night, One Of The New Born Kittens At ...
Shared By: John Gerald on Sep 2, 2004
Summary: The other night, one of the new born kittens at our house got lost from the other two in the litter. The mother did not seem to know that it was missing, but it cried all night under our window. We could not get to it, and we did not know where the ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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When Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman Was A Student For The ...
Shared By: Randy Aly on Sep 27, 2004
Summary: When Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman was a student for the ministry at Lake Forest University, Illinois, he heard the famous evangelist D.L. Moody speak. Charmed by Moody’s simple presentation, Chapman followed him from one service to another. Finally one d...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Young American Soldiers Had A Vague Idea Of Their ...
Shared By: Richard McNair on Nov 4, 2004
Summary: Young American soldiers had a vague idea of their job, until planes used as bombs struck the heart of this country. Then they were motivated . The we all knew we had to war against terrorism. The soldiers had a clear purpose. We did too. -- When ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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As World War Ii Was Drawing To A Close, The ...
Shared By: Joel Santos on Sep 22, 2004
Summary: As World War II was drawing to a close, the Allied armies gathered up many hungry orphans. They were placed in camps where they were well-fed. Despite excellent care, they slept poorly. They seemed nervous and afraid. Finally, a psychologist came up...
Category: Quotes
Scripture: none
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My First Point Today Is That You Are A Slave, And ...
Shared By: Mark Woolsey on Mar 9, 2005
Summary: My first point today is that you are a slave, and you have no choice as to which master you serve. Your master is either sin, or it is righteousness. You do have a choice as to how you will serve that master, but not which one you serve. Consider an...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Episcopal/Anglican
Scripture: Romans 6:18
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The Athlete Knows That When He Runs That There ...
Shared By: Jerry Pawloski on Mar 9, 2005
Summary: The athlete knows that when he runs that there is the crown of victory that he is striving for. He drives himself for that one moment when the crowds are cheering him and he stands where many want to be, but are unwilling to sacrifice for. Paul say...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Bob Dylan: Saved
Shared By: Mike Wilkins on Apr 6, 2005
Summary: As Bob Dylan sings, “I was blinded by the devil, Born already ruined, Stone-cold dead As I stepped out of the womb.” Bob Dylan "Saved"
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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C.s. Lewis Is Portrayed In The Movie Shadowlands ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Apr 19, 2005
Summary: C.S. Lewis is portrayed in the movie Shadowlands as a man struggling with doubts about God. Shadowlands is about his life and reveals the awful ordeal he had to go through with his wife dying of cancer: I discovered these thoughts on the internet ab...
Category: Movies / Videos
Scripture: none
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To Seek To Earn, Merit, Or Purchase Salvation Is ...
Shared By: Lou Nicholes on May 25, 2005
Summary: To seek to earn, merit, or purchase salvation is to insult the Giver. Imagine yourself invited to a banquet in the White House by the president of the United States. You are seated at a table that is filled with the choist foods. Every effort is mad...
Category: Stories
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Suppose I Gave You An Automobile Valued At ...
Shared By: Ed Wood on Jun 23, 2005
Summary: Suppose I gave you an automobile valued at $50,000. I say to you, "I’ll give it to you if you just give me $1." You say, "I thought you were going to give it to me." That’s not a gift. It might be cheap, but it’s not a gift. It is the result of...
Category: Stories
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Some People Do Not Have Birth Certificates. One ...
Shared By: Gene Gregory on Jul 23, 2005
Summary: Some people do not have birth certificates. One such person was Will Rogers. Once, Will Rogers was applying for a passport and the clerk asked him for his birth certificate. He said that he didn’t have one. She said that she needed one in order ...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Without God
Shared By: John Raulerson on Oct 15, 2005
Summary: (Rick Warren, Purpose Driven Life, p21) Andrei Bitov, a Russian novelist, grew up under an atheist communist regime. But God got his attention one dreary day. He recalls, “In my twenty-seventh year, while riding the metro in Leningrad I was overc...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Protestants Are More Than Twice As Likely As ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 10, 2006
Summary: Protestants are more than twice as likely as Catholics to be born again Christians (57% vs. 22%). (Foster Letter 4/15/01) http://www.garydfoster.com
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none