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Owen Bourgaize avatar
I Read Of A Norwegian Missionary, Marie Monsen, ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: I read of a Norwegian missionary, Marie Monsen, who served in China in the 1950s. She testified to the intervention of angels when Christians were in great danger. They had taken refuge in the mission compound only to be surrounded by looting sold...
Category: Stories
based on 153 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Dreamed One Night That An Angel Was Talking To ...
Shared By: Robert Travis on Jun 27, 2001
Summary: I dreamed one night that an angel was talking to me. The angel spoke words of comfort all through the night. I awoke the next morning to find a lump under my pillow. It was a small stuffed "angel" bear that had fallen off the headboard of the bed. W...
Category: Humor
based on 401 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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For Always
Shared By: Jim Kane on Dec 23, 2001
Summary: FOR ALWAYS In 1994 two Americans answered an invitation from the Russian Department of Education to teach morals and ethics (based on Biblical principles) in the public schools. They were invited to teach at prisons, businesses, the fire and poli...
Category: Stories
based on 228 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: Luke 2:6-7
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Angels' Actually Comes From The Word For ...
Shared By: Sterling Franklin on Mar 5, 2002
Summary: ’Angels’ actually comes from the word for ’messenger’ in Greek (angelos), and in a very literal sense, they are messengers, indeed. God sends them to protect us sometimes. After Jesus was tempted in the wilderness, angels were there to minister to...
Category: Quotes
based on 49 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Rev. Billy Graham, Noted Evangelist, Said This ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on Oct 31, 2002
Summary: Rev. Billy Graham, noted evangelist, said this in 1975: “When I decided to preach a sermon on angels, I found practically nothing in my library… I soon discovered that little had been written on the subject in this century.” He also added: “I have n...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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Video Illustration: Ghost – Toward The End Of The ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Apr 9, 2003
Summary: Video Illustration: Ghost – Toward the end of the movie Sam the departed soul battles his friend who is trying to kill his wife. The man ends up killing himself in the battle and discovers he has made a wrong choice and he is hauled away into tormen...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
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I Read The Biography Of The Late Dr Donald ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Mar 5, 2004
Summary: I read the biography of the late Dr Donald English, an acknowledged leader of World Methodism. He was said to be genuinely “a friend to all and the enemy of none”, as Wesley put it. However, he did on one occasion say to his students: "Oh, occasio...
Category: Humor
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Could The Veil Be Lifted, We Would See That ...
Shared By: Adam Deibert on Feb 11, 2005
Summary: “Could the veil be lifted, we would see that angels of God are around us to preserve us from unseen dangers. Thousands of times has their care been especially manifested for us in our warfare with the agencies of Satan.” Ellen G. White in "The Yo...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Seventh-Day Adventist
Scripture: none
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A Few Weeks Ago I Was Walking Through The Alley ...
Shared By: Mike Wilkins on Oct 14, 2005
Summary: A few weeks ago I was walking through the alley into the backyard with Benjamin. It was dark and the alley and the yard are not that well lit. Although we were holding hands, Ben didn’t want to keep going. I asked him why and he replied that he t...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Young Lady Named Sally Took A Seminary Class ...
Shared By: Russell Brownworth on Dec 5, 2005
Summary: A young lady named Sally took a seminary class taught by Professor Smith, who was known for his elaborate object lessons. One day Sally walked into class to find a large target placed on the wall, with several darts resting on a nearby table. Prof...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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Without Kindness The Teachable Become Arrogant In ...
Shared By: Timothy Smith on Jul 8, 2006
Summary: Without kindness the teachable become arrogant in their learning. Without kindness we have only puffed up people, they taunt, they think it’s all about M-E! Video Clip - Coach Carter - mpeg 2:04 Coach Carter s right. When is working har...
Category: Movies / Videos
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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Bishop Ryle Points Out That Jesus, Through The ...
Shared By: RAY MCKENDRY on Mar 12, 2007
Summary: Bishop Ryle points out that Jesus, through the Holy Spirit and the ministry of the faithful church, would “raise up a standard of morality and purity and knowledge of which formerly men had no conception.” (Ryle, ibid. p. 159) This was seen in the ...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: John 3:16
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There Is A Certain Greatness In The Angels; And ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "There is a certain greatness in the angels; and such power, that if the angels exert it to the full, it cannot be withstood."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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This, Indeed, I Hold For Certain, That Each Of ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "This, indeed, I hold for certain, that each of us is cared for, not by one angel merely, but that all with one consent watch for our safety."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Angels Are Ministering Spirits, Whose Service ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Angels are ministering spirits, whose service God employs for the protection of his people, and by whose means he distributes his favors among men, and so executes other works."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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We Are All Angels With Only One Wing; We Can ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: We are all angels with only one wing; we can only fly while embracing one another.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Empire Of Angels Is As Vast As Gods ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: The empire of angels is as vast as Gods creation.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Our Certainty That Angels Right Now Witness How ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Our certainty that angels right now witness how we are walking through life should mightily influence the decisions we make.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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If You Want To Bring To Mind Humble, Pure, ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "If you want to bring to mind humble, pure, obedient, God-pleasing and joyous hearts in God, then think of these angels. Here you see what great and kind friends they are to us also rejoicing over our salvation as if it were their own."
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Word Angel Simply Means Messenger. If ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "The word Angel simply means messenger. If angels are messengers, then someone, somewhere must be sending a message."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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I Do Not How How To Explain It; I Cannot Tell ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "I do not how how to explain it; I cannot tell how it is, but I believe angels have a great deal to do with the business of this world."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Military Has A Trauma System For Mass ...
Shared By: Charles Wallis on Nov 9, 2007
Summary: The military has a trauma system for mass casualties. The lightly injured are called “minimal” because they don’t need immediate treatment. The next level is “Delayed” – they need treatment but they can wait. Then there is “Immediate” that have...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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B. instead Of Focusing On His Own Life, And ...
Shared By: J. B. Hall on Mar 30, 2008
Summary: B. Instead of focusing on his own life, and keeping himself in a right, vibrant, relationship with the Lord, he is virtually always concerned with, watching, critiquing, and criticizing those around him. C. It seems that whoever he is focused on ca...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Read A Story Of A Woman Involved In Bitter ...
Shared By: Dale Pilgrim on Mar 30, 2008
Summary: I read a story of a woman involved in bitter fighting with her husband. Seeking professional help she was asked by the counselor, "Have you tried heaping coals of fire on his head?" to which she responded, “No, but I tried a skillet of hot grease!"
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: none
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Hostile Natives Surrounded His Missions ...
Shared By: Bruce Montgomery on Apr 17, 2008
Summary: Hostile natives surrounded his missions headquarters one night, intent on burning the Patons out and killing them. John Paton and his wife prayed all during that terror-filled night that God would deliver them. When daylight came they were amazed t...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
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Protectors
Shared By: Bruce Montgomery on Apr 17, 2008
Summary: PROTECTORS In 1956 during the Mau Mau uprisings in East Africa, a band of roving Mau Maus came the village of Lauri, surrounded it, and killed all 300 inhabitants - including all the women and children. Armed with spears, bows and arrows, clubs ...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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The Reverend John G. Paton, A Missionary In The ...
Shared By: Bill Butsko on Apr 20, 2008
Summary: The Reverend John G. Paton, a missionary in the New Hebrides Islands, tells a thrilling story involving the protective care of angels. Hostile natives surrounded his mission headquarters one night, intent on burning the Patons out and killing them....
Category: Stories
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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John Demitt's Wife
Shared By: Paul Wallace on Apr 23, 2008
Summary: JOHN DEMITT'S WIFE When I preached in Circleville about Angels, the pastors wife told me her story. She went down into town with the kids to do laundry. A terrible winter storm hit while she was there. She was really afraid, so she prayed for Go...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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God's Will Is Best
Shared By: W Pat Cunningham on Sep 27, 2008
Summary: God's Will is Best Angels are pure spirits, but it was God's intention to raise human beings, who are lower than the angels, to divine status, to union with the Trinity. An ancient tradition tells us that this was the cause of Lucifer's rebellio...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Catholic
Scripture: none
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Angel Warriors
Shared By: Paul Wallace on Oct 28, 2008
Summary: Angel Warriors John Paton was a missionary in the New Hebrides Islands. One night hostile natives surrounded the mission station, intent on burning out the Patons and killing them. Paton and his wife prayed during that terror-filled night that G...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan