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Commitment
Shared By: Steve Miller on Feb 12, 2006
Summary: COMMITTMENT: “A good marriage is like a casserole, only those responsible for it really know what goes in it.”--anonymous
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Commitment
Shared By: Rick Pendleton on May 23, 2008
Summary: COMMITMENT When the explorer, Cortez, landed in Mexico with his 500 men, he did a wise thing; he burned the ships. His men realized that they must be committed to staying and to succeeding here because there was no turning back. Families have ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Commitment
Shared By: Tim Smith on May 28, 2015
Summary: Dave Hood tells the story of training to run a 5K run. Every time his wife and he would go running on their favorite trail, they’d walk a little faster, and with a little more gusto. One day, a half mile in and a young lady came at them sprinting to...
Category: Stories
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Commitment
Shared By: Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016
Summary: Kenneth Bailey tells the story of teaching some short courses at the Lutheran Church of Latvia. While there, he observed the interviewing of prospective students and inquired of the interviews what questions they asked. They said, “The most importan...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: Luke 19:11-27
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Unqualified Commitment
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Aug 26, 2004
Summary: UNQUALIFIED COMMITMENT A college man walked into a photography studio with a framed picture of his girlfriend. He wanted the picture duplicated. This involved removing it from the frame. In doing this, the studio owner noticed the inscription on ...
Category: Stories
based on 15 ratings
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Unqualified Commitment
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Unqualified commitment A college man walked into a photography studio with a framed picture of his girlfriend. He wanted the picture duplicated. This involved removing it from the frame. In doing this, the studio owner noticed the inscription on th...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Chameleon Commitment
Shared By: Neal Gracey on Dec 13, 2008
Summary: CHAMELEON COMMITMENT Studdert Kennedy tells of an explorer who brought back a chameleon which his household affectionately named Billy the Lizard. The explorer left Billy in the charge of his butler, who showed him to his many friends and associa...
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Commitment or Contentment?
Shared By: Don Jones on Mar 10, 2009
Summary: COMMITMENT OR CONTENTMENT? Four masked men came in with assault rifles screaming at the preacher and members during the worship service. They said that anyone who would deny their faith could leave safely, but the pastor had to stay and face the...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Commitment or Convenient?
Shared By: Terry Blankenship on Oct 14, 2009
Summary: COMMITMENT OR CONVENIENT? Deacon Wives author Diana Davis writes about Angie and her commitment. Let’s take a look at Angie. She loves her church and is committed to its ministry. She considers herself to be a faithful worshipper. If you t...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Revelation 2:3-5
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What Commitment?
Shared By: Tim Smith on Jul 1, 2012
Summary: WHAT COMMITMENT? When I was in my first year of ministry, I walked into our District preachers meeting at the same time as Bobbie Potter, who was pastor of Munholland UMC in Old Metairie. He asked if I preach last Sunday which I did. Then he aske...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Joy In Christ Requires A Commitment To ...
Shared By: John Hamby on Jan 8, 2001
Summary: “Joy in Christ requires a commitment to working at the Christian lifestyle. Salvation comes as a gif, but the joy of salvation demands disciplined action. Most Christians I know have just enough of the Gospel to make them miserable, but not en...
Category: Quotes
based on 143 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: John 12:23-13:26
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Faith Is Not Only A Commitment To The Promises Of ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: Faith is not only a commitment to the promises of Christ; faith is also a commitment to the demands of Christ. — William Barclay, The Letters of James and Peter
Category: Quotes
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: none
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Boardman Reminds Us That Commitment To The Will ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Nov 19, 2003
Summary: Boardman reminds us that commitment to the will of the Lord does require action on our part. “True commitment will mean not only turning to something, but also turning from something, just as Paul commended the Thessalonians for turning “to God fro...
Category: Quotes
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: none
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Unfailing Love/Commitment
Shared By: Steve Miller on Feb 12, 2006
Summary: UNFAILING LOVE/COMMITTMENT: The following letter appeared in the Ann Lander’s newspaper column a few years ago. It is a great image of what marital love is like. "Dear Ann Landers: I’m going to tell you about a love story that I witness ever...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Philippians 3:4-14
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Unless Commitment Is Made, There Are Only ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Individual Commitment To A Group Effort That ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Individual commitment to a group effort that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Relationship Between Commitment And Doubt Is ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when its not without doubt but in spite of doubt.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Fellowship Is Fundamental To Mission Commitment ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Fellowship is fundamental to mission Commitment to Christ, commitment to each other in Christ, is prerequisite to authentic Christian witness."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Faith Is Not Only A Commitment To The Promises ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Faith is not only a commitment to the promises of Christ; faith is also a commitment to the demands of Christ.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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There Is No Commitment In The World Like Having ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "There is no commitment in the world like having children. Even though they often will drive you to consider commitment of another kind, the value of family still cannot be measured."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Discipleship Calls For Wholehearted Commitment To ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 31, 2009
Summary: Discipleship Calls for Wholehearted Commitment to Christ “I have seen the most horrible things, but I have met people who are still full of faith in spite of what they have endured.” That was the opening statement to a gathering of leaders and s...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Luke 14:25-33
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A Great Commitment To The Great Commandment And ...
Shared By: Donnie Martin on May 12, 2010
Summary: "A great commitment to the great commandment and the Great Commission will create a great church." (Source: Aubrey Malphurs, Developing A Vision For Ministry I The 21st Century, pg. 90.)
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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John Adams on Commitment
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 1, 2010
Summary: JOHN ADAMS ON COMMITMENT It is easy to stand on the sidelines and say what is wrong with people, our nation, our laws. It is much more difficult to speak up about what is necessary to turn things around. On July 4th, 1776, Adams said in an add...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: John 15:12-13
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Commitment And Loyalty To Christ Likened To A ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 7, 2010
Summary: Commitment and Loyalty to Christ Likened to a Trapeze Artist John Ortberg (Faith & Doubt, p. 169-170) says the word trapeze describes the bar between the ropes of a trapeze artist in the circus. It’s a Greek word, meaning table. It’s used in the Ne...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Luke 14:26-27
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Commitment, Relationships and Family
Shared By: Chris Jordan on Jun 20, 2010
Summary: COMMITMENT, RELATIONSHIPS AND FAMILY "The logical beginning point of any family relationship is a covenant commitment, which has unconditional love at its core. Out of the security provided by this covenant, love develops grace. In this atmospher...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Foursquare
Scripture: none
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Agape Love: ‘an Unconditional Commitment ...
Shared By: Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010
Summary: Agape love: ‘an unconditional commitment to actively pursue & secure the good of another through sacrificial behavior.’ (Courtesy of Dr. John Lapp)
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Edison and Lincoln: Pictures of Commitment
Shared By: Patrick Nix on Mar 23, 2011
Summary: EDISON AND LINCOLN: PICTURES OF COMMITMENT Look at the life of Thomas Edison. At 21, he patented his first major invention: the Electrical Vote Recorder (a device 100 years ahead of its time!). At 26, he invented the automatic telegraph and paraf...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Commitment vs. Surrender
Shared By: Christian Cheong on Jun 30, 2012
Summary: COMMITMENT VS. SURRENDER In The Incredible Power of Kingdom Authority there is an account of a conversation between the late Adrian Rogers and Rev Josef Tson, the Romanian pastor, author, and president of the Romanian Missionary Society who surv...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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These ...
Shared By: Bill Butsko on Apr 30, 2010
Summary: “These Hands” A young man and a young woman were engaged to be married and were looking forward to a near wedding day when the young man was suddenly called to serve his country. From the field of warfare letters regularly came and went and love...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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Bulldog Commitment - A Bulldog's Nose Is Slanted ...
Shared By: Johnny Creasong on Feb 21, 2003
Summary: Bulldog Commitment - A bulldog’s nose is slanted backward so that he can still breathe while he holds on!
Category: Humor
based on 47 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: Nehemiah 9:38