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Sacrificing the Son
Shared By: LaCell Sherman on Jul 4, 2001
Summary: SACRIFICING THE SON There was a Pastor, who after the usual Sunday Evening Hymns, stood up, walked over to the pulpit and, before he gave his sermon for the evening, briefly introduced a guest minister who was in service that evening. In the int...
Category: Stories
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It Is The Duty Of Nations As Well As Of ...
Shared By: Daniel Becker on Sep 15, 2001
Summary: “It is the duty of nations as well as of men to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God; to confess their sins and transgressions in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and ...
Category: Quotes
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I've Always Stood On God's Promise In Matthew ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 27, 2001
Summary: I’ve always stood on God’s promise in Matthew 6:33 "But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you." A few years ago God showed me in one situation how he does indeed supply our needs providing we...
Category: Stories
based on 33 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 2 Timothy 2:20-21
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Some Time Ago I Read About An Instant Cake Mix ...
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Sep 4, 2004
Summary: Some time ago I read about an instant cake mix that was a big flop. The instructions said that all you had to do was add water and bake and you had your cake. The company couldn’t understand why it didn’t sell -- until their research discovered that...
Category: Stories
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Late Bloomers! (09.22.05--grace Walks!--psalm ...
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Sep 20, 2005
Summary: Late Bloomers! (09.22.05--Grace Walks!--Psalm 93:5) Fairness is a doctrine that we have gone hog-wild with. We seem as a people possessed by a sense of “all things being equal.” Unfortunately, we are so captivated by a sense of justice at all cos...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Psalms 93:5
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I've Got Two Rings On My Hand Today. This One ...
Shared By: Kevin Malone on Aug 26, 2007
Summary: I’ve got two rings on my hand today. This one is my wedding ring- 24 karat gold, very pure. The other is one my daughter got out of a gumball machine. It looks kind of gold but it is tin at best. The stone is pretty but I’m sure it’s made of pla...
Category: Stories
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Colossians 3:1-4:14
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Today We Celebrate Holy Communion. In Our ...
Shared By: R. David Reynolds on Sep 1, 2007
Summary: Today we celebrate Holy Communion. In our Methodist and Anglican traditions the spirit of repentance has always been at the heart and center in observing this holy sacrament. Traditionally since the publication of the first BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER i...
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Reward for Doing Right
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 1, 2008
Summary: REWARD FOR DOING RIGHT Joseph told Israel of his brother's evil doings. He was faithful to reveal rather than conceal the matter. Certainly it took a great deal of courage to do what he did. The exercising of that courage showed forth faithfulnes...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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You Put The Devil Out, But Did You Let Him Leave ...
Shared By: Bobby Scobey on Apr 22, 2008
Summary: YOU PUT THE DEVIL OUT, BUT DID YOU LET HIM LEAVE HIS BAGS? You got out of a bad relationship because it was bad, but you are still resentful and angry. (You let the devil leave his bags.) You got out of financial debt, but you stil...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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King David's Plea Is In Verse Seven Was
Shared By: Andrew Moffatt on Sep 10, 2009
Summary: King David’s plea is in verse seven was “Cleanse me with hyssop and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.” King David needed cleansing from his sins and he knew it. He wasn’t messing about he wanted this issue sorted he knew in a...
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based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: none
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I Have Tried Fasting A Few Times In My Life And ...
Shared By: Ross Cochrane on Dec 23, 2009
Summary: I have tried fasting a few times in my life and always found it helpful. Once, after a fast for a week or so, I was so hungry for food that I went out and bought a pizza. I was sick that night. Not a good idea to introduce pizza to a starving stomac...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Out At The Fonterra Factory Where I’ve Been ...
Shared By: John Perry on Apr 17, 2010
Summary: Out at the Fonterra factory where I’ve been working some shifts they make yoghurt. The milk is pumped into huge stainless steel vats & they add culture, heat the mix & about 6 hours later the milk & culture is basically turned into yoghurt. But betw...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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If You Can Start The Day Without Caffeine, If You ...
Shared By: Bret Toman on May 20, 2010
Summary: If you can start the day without caffeine, if you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains ... if you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles ... if you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it ... if you ca...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Bullet-Proof Vest of Righteousness
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 27, 2011
Summary: BULLET-PROOF VEST OF RIGHTEOUSNESS Terry Schafer, a young wife, lived with her husband in the small city of Moline, Illinois. She had a special gift she wanted to give to her husband for Christmas but was afraid that they would not be able to aff...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Ephesians 6:14
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Martyn Lloyd-jones: "if Every Man And Woman In ...
Shared By: Alison Bucklin on Jun 9, 2011
Summary: Martyn Lloyd-Jones: "If every man and woman in the world knew what it was to hunger and thirst after righteousness, there would be no danger of war."
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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The Christian Is Like a Diamond
Shared By: Colin Bain on Dec 1, 2011
Summary: THE CHRISTIAN IS LIKE A DIAMOND The difference between a lump of coal and a perfect diamond is simply that although they are both carbon, and although they are both crystal-like in structure, the lump of coal is dark and dirty, while the perfect ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: none
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From The Olympics I Found Some Really Sad Stuff, ...
Shared By: Andrew Moffatt on Aug 3, 2012
Summary: From the Olympics I found some really sad stuff, there was a report about a swimmer and a gold medal swimmer to boot whose own mother said that he had no time for meaningful relationships and could only have one night stands, or the cyclist who cras...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: none
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In May Of 1846, 187 Men, Women And Children Left ...
Shared By: Kelly Mitchell on Aug 15, 2012
Summary: In May of 1846, 187 men, women and children left from Missouri in a wagon train headed to California. There was nothing exceptional about the group or this journey and we would have never known about them had they not made the decision to try a sho...
Category: Stories
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Pick One
Shared By: Kelly Mitchell on Oct 7, 2012
Summary: Pick One The purpose and intent of the church, according to Ezekiel 36:23 is to be used to prove the Lord Holy to the nations. I can only think of two ways which God can use the church to prove the He is Holy to the Community: 1 - When He pr...
Category: Stories
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So Many People Believe They Can Be Right With ...
Shared By: Bret Toman on Dec 10, 2012
Summary: So many people believe they can be right with God, they can have peace with God, they can deflect God’s anger from them by being good and doing good. They rightfully understand there’s a debt that they owe. But they don’t understand it’s a debt they...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Righteousness in the Heart
Shared By: Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Jan 21, 2013
Summary: RIGHTEOUSNESS IN THE HEART A CHINESE PROVERB: "If there is righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the character. If there is beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home. If there is harmony in the home, there will be o...
Category: Quotes
based on 24 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 6:33
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Ivan the Terrible
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Feb 11, 2014
Summary: THE BURIAL CLOTHES OF IVAN THE TERRIBLE In 1547 Ivan the IV became Grand Duke of Russia, and he proclaimed himself "Czar" which is a form of the word "Caesar." He actually claimed to be god on the earth. He later became known as Ivan the Terrible...
Category: Stories
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WHAT MADE AMERICA GREAT, DONALD TRUMP?
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on May 23, 2016
Summary: WHAT MADE AMERICA GREAT, DONALD TRUMP? Donald Trump says that he wants to make America great again. If he does, he should listen to the words of French writer Alexis de Tocqueville, who visited America in 1831, said, "I sought for the greatness ...
Category: Quotes