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Al Was My Father-in-law. He Was An Uncomplicated ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on May 29, 2001
Summary: Al was my father-in-law. He was an uncomplicated man, easy to like. He was a natural athlete and avid outdoorsman who love to hunt and fish. … Al was the kind of man who didn’t mind what might get said about his wife or daughter, but ...
Category: Stories
based on 37 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Light Of The ...
Shared By: Gordon Weatherby on May 2, 2013
Summary: LIGHT OF THE WORLD Jesus stated that we are to be the "Light of the World", and that a city set on a hill cannot be hidden. In the Canadian province of New Brunswick there is a church building on Deer Island that for many years has served as a ...
Category: Stories
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Seeing the Heart
Shared By: Pastor Brad Henry on Aug 9, 2011
Summary: SEEING THE HEART When everyone starts filing into work today what if you could just see the inward appearance? You would not see who is the nicest dressed or nicest looking. All you would see would be the same spirit of everyone BUT in that spiri...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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The Light Of Friendship Is Like The Light Of ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "The light of friendship is like the light of phosphorus, seen plainest when all around is dark."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Not the Only Light!
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: NOT THE ONLY LIGHT! On July 06, 2000, Hugh Downs the guest host on the Larry King Live Show lead a round table discussion on the questions, "Who is Jesus? And why is there such a fascination with that question now?" Among his guests was Rabbi Shm...
Category: Quotes
based on 118 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Acts 10:1-11:18
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Steward of the Light
Shared By: Michael Elmore on Jan 17, 2002
Summary: STEWARD OF THE LIGHT In the nineteenth century, lighthouses on the U.S. coasts were tended by lighthouse keepers and their families. If a man who tended the light took ill or became disabled, often the work was picked up by his wife or children. ...
Category: Stories
based on 26 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: Hosea 2:19
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A New Light
Shared By: Jeff Strite on Oct 20, 2002
Summary: A NEW LIGHT One of the greatest tragedies for people would be to live in darkness when they could live in the light… Rose Crawford had been blind for 50 years. Then she had an operation in an Ontario hospital. She said, “I just can’t believe...
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Light the Night
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 21, 2002
Summary: LIGHT THE NIGHT- It’s a night of darkness. It’s a night of evil. It’s a night the Devil claims as his own. It’s called —“The Festival of the Dead,” better known as Halloween. Occultists honor this night. Christians abhor this night, for it dishon...
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Purpose of the Light
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Jan 19, 2005
Summary: THE PURPOSE OF THE LIGHT "There is an old story about a lighthouse keeper who worked on a rocky stretch of coastline. Once a month he would receive a new supply of oil to keep the light burning so that ships could safely sail near the rocky coast...
Category: Stories
based on 21 ratings
Scripture: Mark 4:1-35
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Blinded by the Light
Shared By: Jay Nickless on Oct 8, 2005
Summary: Blinded by The Light The first thing that blinds us to God’s Truth is the blinding effect of God’s Word Itself. Here’s how it works. High Beams Have you ever had the experience of driving down a dark road at night, come to the crest of a hill ...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
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No Light on the Runway
Shared By: Christian Cheong on Sep 20, 2006
Summary: NO LIGHT ON THE RUNWAY Consider the experience of a friend of mine, who was a recreational pilot when he was younger. On one occasion, he flew his single-engine plane toward his home base at a small country airport. Unfortunately, he waited t...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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The Light of Hope
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
Summary: THE LIGHT OF HOPE As Craig T. Kocher in his commentary on our text states, "Christian hope is fundamentally different from optimism. Christian hope locks its steely eyes on the devastation of the world around it, and readily acknowledges that thi...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: John 1:9
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The Light That Saves
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
Summary: THE LIGHT THAT SAVES The story is told of a remarkable event that took place a little more than 30 years ago in the Gulf of Mexico. Darrel Dore was working on an oil rig when the rig suddenly started to wobble. Before too long, the rig tipped to ...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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A Light of Hope
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 5, 2009
Summary: A Light of Hope There is a story about how the caverns north of Yellowstone National Park were discovered. As the story goes, one of the original explorers was walking along the top of that mountain and fell through a hole, and he dropped down se...
Category: Stories
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Light in the Darkness
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 11, 2009
Summary: LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS I remember a story told to me by a friend who flew combat choppers in Viet Nam. He was radioed to a secret mission one night which required him to fly in total darkness, totally by instruments. Hovering above a jungle under ...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: John 8:12
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Light the Night
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Jun 17, 2009
Summary: LIGHT THE NIGHT Years ago the mayor of Toronto launched a campaign called, "Light the Night." The ideal was for residents to leave their lights burning over-night in order to discourage crime. Every believer is to be involved in God’s "Light ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Always in the Light
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 2, 2009
Summary: ALWAYS IN THE LIGHT In his book The Best Is Yet To Be, Henry Durbanville told the story of a little girl in London who won a prize at a flower show. Her entry was grown in an old cracked teapot and had been placed in the attic window of a rundown...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: John 15:9
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Focusing on the Light
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Mar 24, 2010
Summary: FOCUSING ON THE LIGHT "We were on shipboard," relates a captain's wife, "lying in a Southern harbor. We were obliged, first to make our way ashore. The waves were rolling heavily. I became frightened at the thought of attempting it, when one man...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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A Light That Lasts
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Mar 30, 2011
Summary: A LIGHT THAT LASTS Thomas Edison invented the electric light bulb in 1879. Twenty-two years later, in 1901, one of the newfangled gadgets was hung and turned on in the Livermore, Calif., Fire Department. It’s still there, and still on. The old bu...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 91:1-16
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A Light in the Darkness
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 4, 2011
Summary: A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS In 1963, my grandfather was serving as the Senior Minister of West End United Methodist Church in Nashville. West End is situated right across the street from Vanderbilt University, and has always been a wealthy, predomina...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 11:17
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The Spirit Is a Light
Shared By: Michael Buckingham on Aug 8, 2011
Summary: THE SPIRIT IS A LIGHT If there was no light, we would all be as blind people, we could see no colours, all would be dark inside. We wouldn’t be able to read this Bible if there was no light. You see the Christian life is like a journey. And Go...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Looking at the Light
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 6, 2012
Summary: LOOKING AT THE LIGHT A pastor told a story of a man in his congregation who had lost literally hundreds of thousands of dollars. He owed everybody. One day the pastor asked him, "How in the world are you even surviving? How can you smile? How can...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Kings 19:1-21
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Guiding Light
Shared By: Joe Bertone on Aug 20, 2012
Summary: GUIDING LIGHT Do you remember this intro? “And now, The Guiding Light.” It is an old one. According to Guinness Book of World Records The Guiding Light was the longest running drama of all time. It came on the air in January 25, 1937 five days afte...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Scripture: John 8:12
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Fly to the Light
Shared By: Joe Bertone on Aug 20, 2012
Summary: FLY TO THE LIGHT Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky has this huge sanctuary that seats thousands upon thousands. Sometimes birds get in there. The facilities department has the job of trying to figure out how to get these birds out....
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: John 8:12
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Let There Be Light
Shared By: Herbert Armstrong Bosantog on Nov 5, 2012
Summary: LET THERE BE LIGHT When God said, "Let there be LIGHT". There was LIGHT! And that LIGHT is still EXPANDING. Kolb and Turner wrote, "Since the UNIVERSE has a finite age, and LIGHT travels at a finite speed, there may be events in the past whos...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Light in the Darkness
Shared By: David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
Summary: LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS Have you ever been in on one of those guided tours of any of a number of caves around our country ... like Ruby Falls, or Carlsbad Caverns or another one. Our family went to the Carlsbad Caves in New Mexico years ago. And a...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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Light in the Darkness
Shared By: Steven Angus on May 20, 2013
Summary: LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS Some of you may be familiar with the name Catherine Marshall. She was a wonderful Christian author who wrote such classics as Christy, which became a television series. There was an occasion in her life when she felt a...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Methodist
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REFLECTING THE LIGHT
Shared By: Everette Pafford on Feb 27, 2014
Summary: REFLECTING THE LIGHT A well-known Bible teacher has just finished speaking to a large class of business people on the Christians' responsibility to be light in the world. He had emphasized the as believers we all have the obligation to reflect th...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16
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A Pastor Who Lived For 18 Years In A Leper Colony ...
Shared By: Martin Kim on Oct 25, 2004
Summary: A pastor who lived for 18 years in a leper colony tell about an experience where a leper came running in from the field. The leper says to the pastor, “Look, look, one of my fingers fell off.? You are all aware of what happens when you have leprosy...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Adventist
Scripture: none
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Einstein Said The Reason He Could Construct The ...
Shared By: K. Edward Skidmore on Apr 18, 2006
Summary: Einstein said the reason he could construct the theory of relativity was because there is one thing in the world that is unchangeable. That one thing is the speed of light. Light travels at a rate of 100 and 86 thousand miles per second --- seven ...
Category: Statistics
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none