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What Difference Does It Make?
Shared By: David Salisbury on Oct 2, 2002
Summary: WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE? The job of the church is not to impact the church, but to impact the world. It’s like a huddle in a football game. 67,000 people don’t pay $25.00 a ticket to watch the Titans huddle. What if you went to a Titans ...
Category: Humor
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Scripture: Matthew 5:13-16
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Potato, Egg, or Coffee?
Shared By: Mike Leiter on Jan 15, 2003
Summary: POTATO, EGG, OR COFFEE? Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem ...
Category: Stories
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Jesus Lifted Up The Spirit Of A Discouraged ...
Shared By: John Williams III on Feb 10, 2003
Summary: Jesus lifted up the spirit of a discouraged preacher who retired early because of what happened to him. "In the Pentecostal Evangel church leader George U. Wood writes: "Have you ever heard a healing take place? I have. I listened to an aud...
Category: Stories
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This Past Week, Josie Received A Rather ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: This past week, Josie received a rather interesting story via the e-mail that I would like to paraphrase for you this morning. Unfortunately, I do not know the name of the author. However, I do know that it was written by one of the students who wit...
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Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Peter 2:21
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Sidewalk Flowers
Shared By: Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
Summary: "There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose." - Hubbard, Kin American Journalist (1868-1930) I once knew a woman who grew up in...
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Sudden Tragedy
Shared By: Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
Summary: “Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.” - Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha In the early hours of a January morning in Texas years ago, a man wa...
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Shared By: Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
Summary: “There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream - whatever that dream might be.” - Pearl S. Buck Everybody has a dream. What’s your dream? What...
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Shared By: Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
Summary: “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” - Mary Anne Radmacher Sometimes life deals us a situation so adverse, a loss so great, we feel unable to meet the ch...
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