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Money ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 6, 2010
Summary: Money Talks -Most of us have probably heard the saying, “Money talks.” Words are one thing, but when someone slaps down their money or writes the check, their words take on new meaning. Sometimes money produces results that seemed slow in coming wi...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: James 5:1-6
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Money
Shared By: Ed Vasicek on Aug 29, 2010
Summary: Married for many years, Paul had been ignored by his wife, Liz, for some days, so eventually he confronted her with what he perceived as the problem. 'Come on Liz, admit it,' he ranted, 'You only married me because my granddad left me $6 million, d...
Category: Humor
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Money Money Money
Shared By: Tom Conant on Apr 3, 2009
Summary: MONEY MONEY MONEY Money magazine declared money was the number one obsession of Americans. Newsweek reports there is a new plane of consciousness called "transcendental acquisition." Its cover story of 8/27/01 tells of a woman saddled with debt w...
Category: Statistics
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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The Average American Saves Only 4% Of His ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: The average American saves only 4% of his income. The average European saves 16%. The average Japanese person 25%. Why do we save so little in America.
Category: Statistics
based on 115 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Large Company Offers To Fly Bob Out To A ...
Shared By: Byron Sherman on Dec 14, 2001
Summary: A large company offers to fly Bob out to a meeting business class. During the return flight they were given gourmet brownies and cookies. Not hungry, Bob decides to save them for later, so he places them in an air sickness bag.  After the plane la...
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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An Elderly Couple Had Dinner At Another Couple's ...
Shared By: Byron Sherman on Dec 14, 2001
Summary: An elderly couple had dinner at another couple’s house, & after eating, the wives left the table & went into the kitchen. The two gentlemen were talking, & Albert said, "Last night we went out to a new restaurant & it was really great. I would rec...
Category: Humor
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Finances Can Be A Great Challenge For All Of Us. ...
Shared By: Gene Barron on Jan 19, 2002
Summary: Finances can be a great challenge for all of us. Or, perhaps I should say, MOST of us. One guy said: “I never worry about money. I have enough to last me the rest of my life – unless I buy something.” Maybe you heard me tell before about the wif...
Category: Humor
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: none
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There's A Story About A Wealthy Christian Who ...
Shared By: Don Hawks on Apr 13, 2002
Summary: There’s a story about a wealthy Christian who somehow got obsessed with the idea of taking some of his wealth to heaven. Now he knew the Bible clearly teaches that you can’t take it with you. But so obsessed was he with this desire that he just pray...
Category: Humor
based on 265 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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A Man On Vacation Was Strolling Along Outside ...
Shared By: Everette Pafford on Apr 15, 2002
Summary: A man on vacation was strolling along outside his hotel in Acapulco, enjoying the sunny Mexican weather. He heard the screams of a woman kneeling in front of a child. The man knew enough Spanish to determine that the boy had swallowed a coin. Seizin...
Category: Humor
based on 76 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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An Elderly Man Was Desperately Ill. Knowing The ...
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Dec 10, 2001
Summary: An elderly man was desperately ill. Knowing the time for his departure was near, he called for his closest friends to come see him one last time. Attending him were his doctor, his pastor and his business manager. The old man said, “I know you ...
Category: Humor
based on 36 ratings
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In Dante's Inferno The Residents Of Hell Are ...
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Dec 10, 2001
Summary: In Dante’s Inferno the residents of Hell are being punished for the deadly sins that characterized their runaway lives. The picture drawn for greed is an image of a person in Hell with his head pushed down in the dirt with a caption saying, “I have...
Category: Stories
based on 30 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Rock Group Creed Sings The Words, "only In ...
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Dec 10, 2001
Summary: The rock group Creed sings the words, “Only in America we stamp our god, “‘In God we trust.’” (Creed, “In America”)
Category: Quotes
based on 29 ratings
Scripture: none
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John Stott: The Choice
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Dec 10, 2001
Summary: John Stott says… “And when the choice is seen for what it is – a choice between Creator and creature, between the glorious personal God and a miserable thing called money, between worship and idolatry – it seems inconceivable that anyone could make...
Category: Quotes
based on 33 ratings
Scripture: none
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In Fact, 15 Percent Of Everything Christ Said ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on Apr 20, 2002
Summary: “In fact, 15 percent of everything Christ said relates to this topic (money and possessions) – more than His teachings on heaven and hell combined. Why did Jesus put such an emphasis on money and possessions? Because there’s a fundamental connection...
Category: Quotes
based on 36 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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Warren Wiersbe, In His Commentary On Ephesians, ...
Shared By: Dana Chau on Jun 9, 2002
Summary: Warren Wiersbe, in his commentary on Ephesians, tells about Hetty Green, who left an estate valued over $100 million dollars. That’s not unusual, except she died in 1916, and she lived like a pauper. She ate cold oatmeal in order to save on heatin...
Category: Stories
based on 8 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Documented In A Book By James Patterson And Peter ...
Shared By: Stephen Boardman on Oct 20, 2002
Summary: Documented in a book by James Patterson and Peter Kim, The Day America Told the Truth, (1991), Americans were asked: “What are you willing to do for $10,000,000?” Two-thirds of Americans polled would agree to at least one, some to several of the fo...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Holiness
Scripture: none
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How Many Of You Have Heard Of The Tooth Fairy? ...
Shared By: Jeff Strite on Nov 10, 2002
Summary: How many of you have heard of the tooth fairy? (The question met with a little laughter as everyone raised their hands). I read a story not so long ago about a woman whose 2nd grader had collected a fair amount of money from the "tooth fairy." Every...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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In A Report Made In 1986, Howard Dayton Said ...
Shared By: Kevin Higgins on Feb 8, 2003
Summary: In a report made in 1986, Howard Dayton said that personal debt in the U.S. was increasing at the rate of $1000 per second, and consumer installment debt had mushroomed to a point where it was taking approximately $1 out of every $4 that consumers e...
Category: Statistics
based on 32 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Is It Wrong For A Christian To Declare ...
Shared By: Kevin Higgins on Feb 8, 2003
Summary: Is it wrong for a Christian to declare bankruptcy? To answer, we need to separate the moral from the ethical, or the biblical from the legal. Our legal system allows individuals and businesses to have some protection from creditors through the vario...
Category: Quotes
based on 33 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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In 1928 A Group Of The World's Most Successful ...
Shared By: Kevin Higgins on Feb 15, 2003
Summary: In 1928 a group of the world’s most successful financiers met at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago. The following were present: The president of the largest utility company, The greatest wheat speculator, The president of the New York Stock Excha...
Category: Stories
based on 42 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Almost Half Of Americans Report Having Less Than ...
Shared By: Kevin Higgins on Feb 15, 2003
Summary: Almost half of Americans report having less than $5,000 in savings and investments, including 1 out of 10 who have none at all. Significantly, more than one-fourth of Americans did not save or invest any of their income in the past year.
Category: Statistics
based on 31 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Money Will Buy
Shared By: Rick Labate on Feb 19, 2003
Summary: Money will buy: · A bed, but not sleep. · Books, but not brains. · Food, but not appetite. · A house, but not a home. · Medicine, but not health. · Amusement, but not happiness. · Finery, but not beauty. · A crucifix, but not a Savior.
Category: Quotes
based on 34 ratings
Denomination: Adventist
Scripture: none
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My Neice, Esther, Has Been A Good Cook From The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 4, 2003
Summary: My neice, Esther, has been a good cook from the time she was a little girl. She would have to stand on a chair just to get to the ingredients and mixing bowls. In the summer time she would make brownies and sell them at the local farmer’s market a...
Category: Humor
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Esther 1:1-10:1
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An Angel Appeared At A Faculty Meeting And Told ...
Shared By: Ed Vasicek on Mar 10, 2003
Summary: An angel appeared at a faculty meeting and told the dean that in return for his unselfish service, he will be rewarded with his choice of wealth, wisdom, or beauty. Without hesitating, the dean selects wisdom. "It is done!" the angel said, and then ...
Category: Humor
based on 22 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
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John G. Wendel And His Sisters Were Some Of The ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on Mar 13, 2003
Summary: John G. Wendel and his sisters were some of the most miserly people of all time. Although they had received a huge inheritance from their parents, they spent very little of it and did all they could to keep their wealth for themselves. John was a...
Category: Stories
based on 32 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Shortly After His Death, Someone Asked John D. ...
Shared By: Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
Summary: Shortly after his death, someone asked John D. Rockefeller Jr’s chief financial advisor, “He was one of the richest men in the world, how much did he leave?” To which the advisor answered, “everything!”
Category: Humor
based on 52 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
Jeff Simms avatar
What Do We Owe God? You Ask. Suppose He Sent ...
Shared By: Jeff Simms on Jun 1, 2003
Summary: What do we owe God? You ask. Suppose he sent his bill. One hundred thousand dollars, For the Sun upon the hill; Two thousand For the little brook that runs along the way; Five thousand for the nighttime And Five thousand for the day; Six thousand...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Typical Market In The United States In 1976 ...
Shared By: Ken Kersten on Jun 3, 2003
Summary: A typical market in the United States in 1976 stocked 9,000 items; today that same market carries 30,000 different items. And why is that? Because we have an obsessive compulsion to possess more and more things, thinking they will bring satisfact...
Category: Statistics
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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Average American Has Four Major Credit Cards With ...
Shared By: Ken Kersten on Jun 3, 2003
Summary: Average American has four major credit cards with an average total credit card debt of $9,000.00. Now, add to that those that a sucked into the minimum payment plan scheme and you have a recipe for financial disaster. Did you know that if you ha...
Category: Statistics
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: none
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An Angry Messiah Made His Point: Don't Go Making ...
Shared By: Kenneth Squires on Jun 6, 2003
Summary: An angry Messiah made his point: don’t go making money off of religion, or God will make hay of you (2). (2) Max Lucado, No Wonder They Call Him Savior, Multhomah Press, Sisters Oregon, 1986, pg. 52.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none