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Brian Mavis avatar
You Share Christ By Imitating Christ. A Story Is ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Oct 27, 2000
Summary: You share Christ by imitating Christ. A story is told – by Fredrick Beuchner I believe – called “The Happy Hypocrite." It is a story about a man who was born with an awful facial deformity. He grew up alone and lonely. When reaching adulthood, he de...
Category: Stories
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The Department Of Social Services In Greenville ...
Shared By: Richard Crow on May 24, 2001
Summary: The Department of Social Services in Greenville County, South Carolina sent the following letter to a deceased individual. "Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. Y...
Category: Humor
based on 127 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Age Barometer
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Sep 21, 2001
Summary: THE AGE BAROMETER Change is a fact of life. The older you are the more change you’ve seen. This morning I have a test called "The Age Barometer". By taking this simple test you can determine how old you really are. Give yourself one point f...
Category: Humor
based on 68 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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We Need To Understand That Our World Is A Fast ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Sep 25, 2001
Summary: We need to understand that our world is a fast changing world. Change is not necessary bad - if fact change is normal - Change is really a sign of life. Do you know, what the medical definition of death is? a body that does not change... ...
Category: Statistics
based on 154 ratings
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
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Transformed By An Elevator
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on May 24, 2002
Summary: Transformed by an Elevator A family from a remote area was making their first visit to a big city. They checked in to a grand hotel and stood in amazement at the impressive sight. Leaving the reception desk they came to the elevator entrance....
Category: Humor
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A Lady Was Out Hitting All The ...
Shared By: Mike Hamilton on Feb 27, 2003
Summary: Illustration: A lady was out hitting all the local garage sales when she came across an old needlepoint picture that read, “Prayer Changes Lives.” She bought it, took it home and began to look for just the right place to hang the new picture. Fina...
Category: Humor
based on 83 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Price of a Miracle
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
Summary: THE PRICE OF A MIRACLE Let me tell you about Tess. Tess was a precocious eight-year-old little girl. One day she heard her mom and dad talking in a serious and somber tone about her little brother, Andrew. Tess didn’t understand everything that t...
Category: Stories
based on 172 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Remember When I First Started Training To Be A ...
Shared By: Bruce Morrison on May 26, 2003
Summary: I remember when I first started training to be a pilot. I was a young pastor and lived in Labrador in the north east part of Canada. The church purchased a bush plane to be used for outreach in parts of the region where there were no churches of a...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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I Read The Story About A Football Player Whose ...
Shared By: John Williams III on Jun 3, 2003
Summary: I read the story about a football player whose performance exceeded the expectation of others. "…. In the last two minutes of the game, with the score against his team, makes a touchdown. He runs faster than his legs can carry him, and farther than...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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Mitsuo Fuchida Was The Pilot In Charge Of ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Jul 26, 2004
Summary: ILL. Mitsuo Fuchida was the pilot in charge of one of the most successful aerial attacks in recorded history. Under his command was a squadron of 360 specially selected pilots, & on Dec. 7, 1941, Fuchida’s squadron bombed Pearl Harbor. He quic...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 5:43-47
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If Two People Want To Be Married, They Go Through ...
Shared By: Nathan Eyland on Mar 10, 2005
Summary: If two people want to be married, they go through a number of rites or ceremonies as part of a larger ceremony of marriage. They might exchange rings, they take a vow, the sign papers, and they publicly kiss. Depending on the faith tradition in whic...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Mucker Kind Of Love!" 1 Peter 1:22-25 Key ...
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Apr 5, 2005
Summary: “A Mucker Kind of Love!” 1 Peter 1:22-25 Key verse(s) 22:“Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart.” Where self is involved, there is no af...
Category: Stories
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A Bone To The Dog Is Not Charity. Charity Is The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 15, 2005
Summary: A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog. - Jack London
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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So Many People In Relationships Try To Change ...
Shared By: Timothy Smith on Mar 4, 2006
Summary: So many people in relationships try to change the other person. Reminds me of the young fiancé who, after learning that her husband to be didn’t believe like she did, cried to her mother saying, “Mom, what should I do? How can I change his thinking?...
Category: Humor
based on 25 ratings
Denomination: Christian Church
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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
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A Pastor Thought God Gave Him An Idea, And He ...
Shared By: Ed Vasicek on Aug 25, 2006
Summary: A pastor thought God gave Him an idea, and he presented it in the monthly elders meeting. After giving his most impassioned plea and really “selling” the idea to the elder board, the board voted and voted down the pastors proposed changes 12-1. The ...
Category: Humor
based on 24 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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There Is No Such Thing As Chance Or Accident; ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: There is no such thing as chance or accident; the words merely signify our ignorance of some real and immediate cause.
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Those Who Trust To Chance Must Abide By The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance. They have no legitimate complaint against anyone but themselves.
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Chance Is The Pseudonym Of God When He Did Not ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: Chance is the pseudonym of God when He did not want to sign.
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Chance Favors The Prepared ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: Chance favors the prepared mind.
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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When We Count On Chance In Lieu Of Law And ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: "When we count on chance in lieu of law and labor, we weaken our healthy attitudes toward work, our fellow men and our God."
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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What Can Be More Foolish Than To Think That All ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: "What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill or art is not able to make an oyster"
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Coincidences Are Spiritual ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: Coincidences are spiritual puns.
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Coincidence Is A Small Miracle Where God Chose ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: A coincidence is a small miracle where God chose to remain anonymous.
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Customs And Fashions Of Men Change Like ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: "The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Need For Change Bulldozed A Road Down The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Things Do Change. The Only Question Is That ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: "Things do change. The only question is that since things are deteriorating so quickly, will society and mans habits change quickly enough?"
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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When Youre Through Changing, Youre ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: "When youre through changing, youre through."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Our Days Are A Kaleidoscope. Every Instant A ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: "Our days are a kaleidoscope. Every instant a change takes place in the contents. New harmonies, new contrasts, new combinations of every sort. Nothing ever happens twice alike."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Change Is A Process And Not A Destination, It ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: "Change is a process and not a destination, it never ends"
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none