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Encouragement
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: ENCOURAGEMENT According to Hallmark, 90% of consumers want more choices in encouragement cards that will allow them to share support in unique ways for real life situations. (CMA e-Newsletter 4/2/07)
Category: Statistics
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Encouragement
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 30, 2008
Summary: ENCOURAGEMENT According to Hallmark, 90% of consumers want more choices in encouragement cards that will allow them to share support in unique ways for real life situations. (Source: CMA e-Newsletter 4/2/07, Barna Online, 3/3/08)
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Encouragement
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 22, 2008
Summary: Encouragement He traveled to every hamlet in Essex County. His passion was to start churches, encourage the saints and teach people the word of God. Cyrus Comstock was born in December 1765 and lived his life in the Champlain valley. Cyrus wa...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Encouragement
Shared By: Don Berry-Graham on Mar 1, 2016
Summary: In August 1995, the church I pastored made the decision to do a major renovation on our thirty-five-year-old sanctuary. The first step was to put together a crew of people to do internal demolition. Around forty people showed up to take care of this...
Category: Stories
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There Is A Big Difference Between Batting ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 1, 2008
Summary: There is a big difference between batting practice and playing ball. It is common for pro-ball players to describe the overwhelming power of the of the sound of thousands cheering them on. In a sense our life is the game and the cloud of witnesses, ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Valued
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: VALUED David Neeleman, JetBlue Airways CEO, meets 95% of new employees on their first work day. From day one he demonstrates he values them. He also sets aside one day each week to travel on JetBlue flights, where he serves beverages and cleans pla...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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We All Set Examples For Others To Follow. I Can ...
Shared By: Tom Shepard on Apr 22, 2008
Summary: We all set examples for others to follow. I can remember growing up and putting on my dad’s shoes and shirt and walking around the house when I was little. Of course the clothes were too big for me. But I can remember how much I wanted to be grown u...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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La Campana al Gato? — The Bell on the Cat?
Shared By: Fernando Ocampo on Jun 3, 2008
Summary: (ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS) Había una vez una colonia de ratones que vivía en una cómoda casa. Cierto día apareció un gato viviendo en el mismo lugar que los ratones. Lo cual les causo un gran problema, pues el gato los perseguía a toda hora de...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Group Of Infantry Soldiers Were Going Through ...
Shared By: Robert Leroe on Jul 7, 2008
Summary: A group of infantry soldiers were going through Airborne School at Fort Benning Georgia. As they prepared for their first jump, the jumpmaster explained that when the green light went on, everyone was to stand up, hook up, jump out, count to four a...
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: none
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Discover The Power Of Encouragement. God Wants ...
Shared By: Rick Crandall on Jul 16, 2008
Summary: *Discover the power of encouragement. God wants you to be encouraged, and He wants you to be an encourager to others. *It was on March 23, 1945, during one of the last major offensives of WWII. General Dwight Eisenhower was walking near the Rhine...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Sisyphean Task (Sisyphus)
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 21, 2008
Summary: A SISYPHEAN TASK (Sisyphus) In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a brilliant rascal who sometimes played tricks on the gods to get what he wanted. He even used trickery to avoid death. Finally the gods had enough and condemned Sisyphus to eternal ha...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Being Wanted
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 23, 2008
Summary: BEING WANTED I heard of a story this week that really moved me deep. It’s a story of a black girl who had cleft palate (bungi). She was the butt of jokes and was very unhappy. They called her names – ugly names that just drove her deeper into des...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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When Running The 2001 London Marathon, I Made ...
Shared By: Gary Birch on Jul 25, 2008
Summary: When running the 2001 London Marathon, I made sure I had my name on the front of my shirt so as many people as possible would be shouting my name and encouraging me to keep going. It worked!
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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At The School Sports Day I Saw Parents Shouting ...
Shared By: Gary Birch on Jul 25, 2008
Summary: At the school sports day I saw parents shouting and clapping their children to keep on going until they crossed the finish line. When one boy was particularly slow, his mum ran onto the track and grabbed his hand, and ran along with him.
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Pastor Dave Kinney Said, "from God's Fixed Place ...
Shared By: Dave Kinney on Jul 26, 2008
Summary: Pastor Dave Kinney said, "From God's fixed place in heaven He can powerfully fix anything broken in the human heart, and because God still reigns, He can produce His power in your life at any time!"
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Just Stay in the Race
Shared By: Rick Bezanson on Jul 29, 2008
Summary: JUST STAY IN THE RACE Charlton Heston had to learn how to drive a chariot with four horses for his part in the movie Ben Hur. After many weeks of chariot lessons he told the director, "I think I can drive the chariot all right, but I'm not at all...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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60% Of Gen-y Members (born Roughly Between ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 30, 2008
Summary: 60% of Gen-Y members (born roughly between 1980-1994) want to hear from their managers at work at least once a day. (SOURCE: The Foster Letter, 2/10/08)
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Who's Side
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 31, 2008
Summary: WHO'S SIDE During WWII a parade of well-trained soldiers was marching through downtown. The soldiers were trained and now preparing to leave for war. As they marched by one old lady's house she was so proud of the men. She grabbed her broom s...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Pass Your Wisdom
Shared By: Charles Whitmire on Sep 28, 2008
Summary: Pass Your Wisdom You and I are supposed to be passing wisdom to each other... Here's the good news - every one of you can do that! Every one of you has the potential to pass on wisdom: To help someone grow, to help inspire someone, to champion so...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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There's a Great One Inside You
Shared By: Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
Summary: There's a Great One Inside You During a practice session for the Green Bay Packers, things were not going well for Vince Lombardi’s team. Lombardi singled out one big guard for his failure to "put out." It was a hot, muggy day when the coach ca...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: Jeremiah 18:1-11
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Encourage Someone Today
Shared By: Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
Summary: Encourage Someone Today Dante Bartiel Rossetti, the famous 19th-century poet and artist, was once approached by an elderly man. The old fellow had some sketches and drawings that he wanted Rossetti to look at and tell him if they were any good,...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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One Woman Called Her Flight Agent To Book A ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Nov 6, 2008
Summary: One woman called her flight agent to book a flight to New York. She said, "I want to go and see the wonders of Hippopotamus, New York; please book me a flight from Dallas." The agent said, "I'm sorry Madame, but there is no such city. Perhaps yo...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Manna to a Teen's Soul
Shared By: Russell Brownworth on Nov 16, 2008
Summary: MANNA TO A TEEN'S SOUL Mr. Redden was a part of the church of my childhood; he’s now with the Lord. One time he was a chaperone for our youth group. He was very much on the edge of a great spiritual defeat. I was only about 12 or 13, but Mr. Red...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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Little Things
Shared By: Gaither Bailey on Nov 20, 2008
Summary: LITTLE THINGS Nearly every time we are out in public, Barbara will find a penny laying on the street or sidewalk. Most people ignore the pennies on the street because they think they are worthless; but, Barbara picks them up because she feels th...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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Faith in What You Cannot See
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 11, 2008
Summary: Faith in What You Cannot See As I considered today's sermon, I reflected on the some of the stories my father would share with me. In his youth he carried a pilot's license, and once and a while he would rent a small Cessna and fly around with a ...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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There Is A Big Difference Between Batting ...
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 11, 2008
Summary: There is a big difference between batting practice and playing ball. It is common for pro-ball players to describe the overwhelming power of the of the sound of thousands cheering them on. In a sense our life is the game and the cloud of witnesses, ...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
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Will Gives Out First
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 12, 2008
Summary: Will Gives Out First I can remember trying out for the cross country team at my high school. I could not understand how some of these guys did it. they could run and be fine at the finish line. I on the other hand was literally dying and giving u...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Despair and Depression—The News
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 16, 2008
Summary: DESPAIR AND DEPRESSION--THE NEWS Max Lucado, pastor and author describes the topic title best when he speaks of having "doubt storms". He said, "Sometimes the storm comes after the evening news. Some nights I wonder why I watch it. Some nights it...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 2:4-3:1
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Depression and Aloneness
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 16, 2008
Summary: Depression and Aloneness Author Bernard Anderson in "Out of the Depths" speaks of this remembering the multitudes and the house of God and makes a worthy observation. He says, "This is not a longing for a one-to-one relationship with God in mysti...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Depression Antidote
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 16, 2008
Summary: DEPRESSION ANTIDOTE Pastor and author Warren Wiersbe draws our attention to the 51 references of the writer (psalmist) to himself, his interests, desires, feelings, questions and plans. Wiersbe advises that a healthy antidote to depression is to ...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none