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Jim Luthy avatar
A New Life
Shared By: Jim Luthy on May 17, 2001
Summary: A NEW LIFE In an article for Discovery Publishing, Steve Zeisler wrote: "In many respects the best biological analogy to marriage is the creation of a life. Man and woman each contribute a cell having 23 chromo-somes. The two cells are joi...
Category: Quotes
based on 96 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Young Couple, Very Much In Love, Were Getting ...
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 2, 2002
Summary: A young couple, very much in love, were getting married in church. However, Sue the wife was very nervous about the big occasion and so the vicar chose one verse that he felt would be a great encouragement to them. The verse was 1 Jn 4:18 which ...
Category: Humor
based on 60 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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No Secrets Here
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 3, 2002
Summary: NO SECRETS HERE A young couple decided to wed. As the big day approached, they grew apprehensive. Each had a problem they had never before shared with anyone, not even each other. The Groom-to-be, overcoming his fear, decided to ask his father...
Category: Humor
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Fools and Kisses
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 2, 2002
Summary: "Never let a fool kiss you or a kiss fool you." --Joey Adams
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Ephesians 1:1
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A Little Boy Was In A Relative's Wedding. As He ...
Shared By: Edwin Amundson on Jul 26, 2002
Summary: A little boy was in a relative’s wedding. As he was coming down the aisle he would take two steps, stop, and turn to the crowd alternating between the bride’s side and the groom’s side. While facing the crowd, he would put his hands up like claws a...
Category: Humor
based on 8 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Shawn Drake avatar
The Flaming Wedding Dress
Shared By: Shawn Drake on Feb 22, 2003
Summary: The Flaming Wedding Dress In one of my first weddings I learned to ask an important question. I now ask each bride if her dress has long sleeves. Why? In one particular wedding, the bride and groom approached the unity candle and as they we...
Category: Stories
based on 19 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Injured Bride
Shared By: Shawn Drake on Feb 22, 2003
Summary: The Injured Bride Because of past experiences the list of questions and advice grow as I perform Weddings. Another important statement I make to the bride and groom during the Wedding Rehearsal is to put hand lotion on their hands when they g...
Category: Stories
based on 49 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The U.s. Bridal Market Generates $40 Billion ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 10, 2006
Summary: The U.S. bridal market generates $40 billion annually in retail sales. (Foster Letter 8/15/00) http://www.garydfoster.com
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Gifts For Bridal Attendants Average $30.80 For An ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 10, 2006
Summary: Gifts for bridal attendants average $30.80 for an average of 10 attendants per wedding. (Foster Letter 8/15/00) http://www.garydfoster.com
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Average Length Of Engagement Rose Sharply In ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 10, 2006
Summary: The average length of engagement rose sharply in ‘90’s from 11 months to 13 months. (Foster Letter 8/15/00) http://www.garydfoster.com
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Later Marriages: Typical First-time Brides And ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 18, 2006
Summary: Later Marriages: Typical first-time brides and grooms are nearly 4 years older than they were in ’60. Then men averaged age 22.8 and women 20.3 vs. 26.9 and 25.3 in ‘02. (USA Today 2/16/04) http://garydfoster.com/
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Couples Spend An Average Of $3,400 On A 1-week ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 20, 2006
Summary: Couples spend an average of $3,400 on a 1-week honeymoon according to Conde Nast Bridal Infobank. That’s after spending $22,000 on their wedding. (Foster Letter 7/25/04) http://garydfoster.com/
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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There Was Young Rookie Preacher Asked To ...
Shared By: Fred Sigle on Oct 9, 2006
Summary: There was young rookie preacher asked to officiate a WEDDING for the first time. He was rather NERVOUS about it. So he decided to seek out HELP from a more EXPERIENCED minister. The older MINISTER told him, “Don’t worry about it. Just RECITE any...
Category: Humor
based on 12 ratings
Scripture: none
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Story: Some Years Ago When Johnny Carson Was The ...
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Jan 11, 2007
Summary: Story: Some years ago when Johnny Carson was the host of the well known American chat show: The Tonight Show he interviewed an eight year old boy. The boy was asked to appear because he had rescued two friends in a coalmine outside his hometown...
Category: Humor
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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For Every Ring Made, Gold Mines Generate About 20 ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 20, 2007
Summary: For every ring made, gold mines generate about 20 tons of waste. (Foster Letter 5/10/06)
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Woman And Her Young Daughter Were Attending ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: A woman and her young daughter were attending the wedding of a relative. This was the first time the little girl had ever seen a wedding ceremony. She was in awe by the pomp and beauty of everything; the music, the formal atmosphere, the decorations...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Jewish Marriages Often Were Prearranged. The ...
Shared By: Jorge Acevedo on Feb 17, 2010
Summary: Jewish marriages often were prearranged. The young man and his father would negotiate a price for the girl with her dad (mohar). You could say the purchase price was sort of the engagement ring. Once the price was settled the couple was engaged and ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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They Say A Woman Is Never Prettier Than On Her ...
Shared By: Jorge Acevedo on Feb 17, 2010
Summary: They say a woman is never prettier than on her wedding day. She is beaming! I thought, why? Is it the makeup? Not really, girls wear make up all the time. Is it the dress? Nope, though wedding dresses are usually pretty not all of them are stunningl...
Category: Humor
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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How To Adorn A Bride And How Not ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Mar 21, 2010
Summary: How To Adorn A Bride and How Not To When I was about nine years old there was a wedding held at the church of Christ for the eldest daughter of one of the congregation families who was marrying the son of another long standing family. The family of...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Revelation 19:7-9
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Through The Years, I’ve Officiated, Or Been ...
Shared By: K. Edward Skidmore on Jun 4, 2010
Summary: Through the years, I’ve officiated, or been involved, in hundreds of weddings … and I’ve pretty much seen the good, bad, and ugly. * I remember one wedding where the three year old son of the bride was so taken with his new daddy-to-be, that he...
Category: Humor
Scripture: none
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Not Encouraging
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 12, 2011
Summary: NOT ENCOURAGING A young couple, very much in love, were getting married in church. However, the bride was very nervous about the big occasion and so the preacher chose one verse that he felt would be a great encouragement to them. The verse was 1...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 John 4:18
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The Wedding Problem
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Jun 22, 2011
Summary: THE WEDDING PROBLEM Mary Campbell of Elgin, Illinois that had to say "I do" three times at three different weddings before she finally became Mrs. Randy Peterson. The couple took out their wedding license in Kane County and made all the arrangeme...
Category: Humor
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Bride of Christ
Shared By: K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 21, 2011
Summary: THE BRIDE OF CHRIST When I was a janitor at O.B.C. there were two or three times I had the opportunity to clean the floors in the girls dorms. One thing that astounded me as I went from room to room was the large pin-up pictures and posters of b...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Black and White
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Jan 21, 2012
Summary: BLACK AND WHITE A little girl was attending a wedding for the first time. She whispered to her mother, "Why is the bride dressed in white?" Her mother replied: "Because white is the colour of happiness, and today is the happiest day of her li...
Category: Humor
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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MARRIAGE IS LIKE A......
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Feb 6, 2014
Summary: MARRIAGE IS LIKE A....... Here is what I always include in all of my pre-marital counseling! Marriage is like a MIDNIGHT PHONE CALL. First, you get a ring. Then...........YOU WAKE UP!! Lololololol.
Category: Humor