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Or Would You Be More Like The Woman Who Was ...
Shared By: Russell Brownworth on Dec 11, 2000
Summary: Or would you be more like the woman who was bitten by a rabid dog, and it looked like she was going to die from rabies. The doctor told her to put her final affairs in order. So the woman took pen and paper, and began writing furiously. In fact s...
Category: Humor
based on 245 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
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Tom Jefferson Wrote On How To Handle Anger ...
Shared By: Rich Young on Jan 5, 2001
Summary: (IL) Tom Jefferson wrote on how to handle anger in his "Rules of Living." "When angry count 10 before you speak. If very angry count a hundred." (IL) Mark Twain, 75 yrs later, revised it a little. "When angry coun...
Category: Quotes
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: Jonah 4:1-11
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When Steve Tran Of Westminster, California, ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: When Steve Tran of Westminster, California, closed the door after activating twenty-five bug bombs, he thought he had seen the last of the cockroaches that shared his apartment. When the spray reached the pilot light of the stove, it ignited, blasti...
Category: Stories
based on 142 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Abe Lemmons Was Head Basketball Coach At The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 4, 2001
Summary: Abe Lemmons was head basketball coach at the University of Texas for years. Asked if he was bitter at Texas Athletic Director Deloss Dodds who fired him as the Longhorn’s basketball coach, he replied, "Not at all, but I plan to buy a glass-bo...
Category: Humor
based on 132 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Late One Summer Evening In Broken Bow, Nebraska, ...
Shared By: Jeeva Sam on Mar 20, 2001
Summary: Late one summer evening in Broken Bow, Nebraska, a weary truck driver pulled his rig into an all-night truck stop. The waitress had just served him when three tough looking, leather jacketed motorcyclists - of the Hell’s Angels type - decided ...
Category: Humor
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Michael Costin, 40-year-old Single Father Of ...
Shared By: Alan Perkins on Apr 1, 2001
Summary: Michael Costin, 40-year-old single father of four, was beaten to death on July 5, 2000 in front of his own children at a hockey rink in Reading, Massachusetts. The man who attacked him was reportedly angry because Costin had refused to intervene in ...
Category: Stories
based on 108 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Once Read Something That Said If You Wanted To ...
Shared By: Mary Lewis on May 11, 2001
Summary: I once read something that said if you wanted to trace anger back to its source, just use AHEN. I don’t mean a chicken, but the acronym A-H-E-N When you see Anger (the “A”) it is usually covering a Hurt (the “H”) If ...
Category: Quotes
based on 127 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Unresolved Anger Smolders Like Something Burning ...
Shared By: Rodney Buchanan on Jun 4, 2001
Summary: Unresolved anger smolders like something burning underground. I can still see the Canadian park rangers digging holes around a camp site located deep in the wilderness of the Algonquin Provincial Park. I was on a wilderness canoe trip with some fr...
Category: Stories
based on 172 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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David Wilkerson Once Noted In A Message He ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on Jun 7, 2001
Summary: David Wilkerson once noted in a message he delivered: “I believe there is nothing more dangerous to a Christian than to carry a resentment against God. Yet I am shocked by the growing number of believers I meet who are peeved at the Lord. They...
Category: Quotes
based on 94 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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Forgive And Forget. Easier Said Than Done, Right? ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 13, 2001
Summary: Forgive and forget. Easier said than done, right? Well, now studies are showing forgiveness is not only good theology, but good medicine as sell. According to the latest medical and psychological research, forgiving is good for our souls-and our bod...
Category: Quotes
based on 93 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Peter 1:3-9
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If A Man Is Filled With Anger, Than Anger ...
Shared By: Emile Wolfaardt on Jul 13, 2001
Summary: If a man is filled with anger, than anger controls his life. If a man is filled with greed, then greed dominates his life. If a man is filled with lust, then lust governs his life. If a man is filled with love, then love influences all he does. ...
Category: Quotes
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After Spending 3 ½ Hours Enduring The Long Lines, ...
Shared By: Michael Cassara on Sep 8, 2001
Summary: After spending 3 ½ hours enduring the long lines, rude clerks and insane regulations at the Department of Motor Vehicles, a man stopped at a toy store to pick up a gift for his son. He brought his selection, a baseball bat to the cash register. "Cas...
Category: Humor
based on 140 ratings
Scripture: none
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Let Go of the Rope
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Sep 17, 2001
Summary: LET GO OF THE ROPE Corrie ten Boom told of not being able to forget a wrong that had been done to her. She had forgiven the person, but she kept rehashing the incident and so couldn’t sleep. Finally Corrie cried out to God for help in putting the...
Category: Stories
based on 80 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Story Is Told That In The Latter 1800's, ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Nov 13, 2001
Summary: The story is told that in the latter 1800’s, Alfred Lord Tennyson invited a Russian nobleman to his estate. And early one morning this nobleman took off with dogs & guns & servants to go hunting. At mid-day he returned & Lord Tennyson asked h...
Category: Stories
based on 69 ratings
Scripture: none
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Have You Heard About The Dog Named ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Nov 13, 2001
Summary: ILL. Have you heard about the dog named "August" who was always trying to chase a mule named "Conclusion?" One day he jumped at Conclusion & bit him, & Conclusion kicked back at August. And that was the last day of August. Think about that for a...
Category: Humor
based on 100 ratings
Scripture: none
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Do You Remember The Incredible Hulk? If You Do ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Nov 29, 2001
Summary: Do you remember the Incredible Hulk? If you do you either remember the big green monster from the comics or the television show. Dr. Banner had a serious problem. In an experiment he had unleashed a terrible monster. In times of stress he would tu...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Who Am I Hurting?
Shared By: SermonCentral on Dec 16, 2001
Summary: WHO AM I HURTING? When we hate our enemies we give them power over us - power over our sleep, our appetites, our happiness. They would dance with joy if they knew how much they were worrying us. Our hate is not hurting them at all, but it is tu...
Category: Quotes
based on 16 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Few Years Ago, A Dutch Professor Took Time To ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 19, 2002
Summary: A few years ago, a Dutch professor took time to calculate the cost of an enemy soldier’s death at different times in history. He estimated that during the reign of Julius Caesar, it cost less than one dollar. It cost Napoleon, $2,000. At the end of...
Category: Statistics
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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Sins Are Like Circles In The Water When A Stone ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: Sins are like circles in the water when a stone is thrown into it; one produces another. When anger was in Cain’s heart, murder was not far off. — Philip Henry
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: none
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Over The Long Run, Love's Power To Forgive Is ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: Over the long run, love’s power to forgive is stronger than hate’s power to get even. — Lewis B. Smedes
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: none
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Whatever Is Begun in Anger
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Benjamin Franklin
Category: Quotes
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: none
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In The Spring Of 1894, The Baltimore Orioles Came ...
Shared By: James Dunn on Feb 3, 2002
Summary: In the spring of 1894, the Baltimore Orioles came to Boston to play a routine baseball game. But what happened that day was anything but routine. The Orioles’ John McGraw got into a fight with the Boston third baseman. Within minutes all the player...
Category: Stories
based on 53 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Lady Once Came To Billy Sunday And Tried To ...
Shared By: James Dunn on Feb 3, 2002
Summary: A lady once came to Billy Sunday and tried to rationalize her angry outbursts. "There’s nothing wrong with losing my temper," she said. "I blow up, and then it’s all over." "So does a shotgun," Sunday replied, "and look at the damage it leaves beh...
Category: Stories
based on 85 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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You Can Keep Your Lug Wrench!
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Feb 28, 2002
Summary: “You Can Keep Your Lug Wrench!” One dark rainy night a salesman had a flat tire on a lonely road. But to his dismay he had no lug wrench. Seeing nearby farmhouse, he set out on foot. Surely the farmer would have a lug wrench, he thought. But woul...
Category: Humor
based on 27 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Christian Author Dallas Willard Says In "the ...
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Apr 8, 2002
Summary: Christian author Dallas Willard says in "The Divine Conspiracy," “To cut the root of anger is to wither the tree of human evil.” (p. 150)
Category: Quotes
Scripture: none
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Clarence Darrow, Probably The Most Famous ...
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Apr 8, 2002
Summary: Clarence Darrow, probably the most famous criminal lawyer of his generation, must have surely read the words of Jesus. He once said, “Everyone is a potential murderer. I have not killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction out of obituary noti...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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Shalom
Shared By: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 12, 2002
Summary: SHALOM. Shalom is a word hard to translate, the total meaning is very hard to express in English. Shalom means total well being. Shalom is not possible if we are hiding anger, wrath, hurt, disappointment. Shalom, total -- complete -- well being...
Category: Stories
based on 16 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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Why Do People Wear Masks?
Shared By: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 12, 2002
Summary: Why do people wear masks? Several years ago, I had a nightmare, it was terrible. For many days my spirit was greatly troubled. In a dream, I saw one of my most serious workers at church dying a terrible death. As my church worker was dy...
Category: Stories
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A Woman Testified To The Transformation In Her ...
Shared By: Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
Summary: A woman testified to the transformation in her life that had resulted through her experience in conversion. She declared, "I’m so glad I got religion. I have an uncle I used to hate so much I vowed I’d never go to his funeral. But now, why, I’d be h...
Category: Humor
based on 39 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: Luke 19:1-10
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The Story Is Told Of A Man Who Took An Evening ...
Shared By: Rae Fitch on May 9, 2002
Summary: The story is told of a man who took an evening flight on which dinner was to be served to the passengers. Of course he was in first class, so we can expect that he would have received first class service and a first class meal. He was a bit hungry...
Category: Humor
based on 12 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none