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James Wilson avatar
The Phone Rang. Dad Put Down His Garden Tools, ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: The phone rang. Dad put down his garden tools, wiped the sweat from his face and rushed into the house to grab the phone before its final ring. With his mind on his Saturday morning chores, he didn’t notice the sliding glass patio door was closed. ...
Category: Stories
based on 160 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Years Ago, My Youngest Daughter, Marilyn, And I ...
Shared By: Don Hutto on Jan 27, 2001
Summary: Years ago, my youngest daughter, Marilyn, and I went shopping for Connie. It’s hard. You wives, it’s hard for a man to shop for his wife because we don’t know what you want, and we don’t want to get that for you, anyway. B...
Category: Humor
based on 134 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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John Wooden: Won Many College Basketball ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: JOHN WOODEN: won many college basketball national championships in a row while at UCLA. Was asked, ‘What does it take to make a winning team? THREE THINGS 1) Get players in right condition (right with God/Salvation) 2...
Category: Quotes
based on 156 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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V. Mcgee Estimates That 75% Of The Members Of ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Jan 31, 2001
Summary: .V. McGee estimates that 75% of the members of the average church might not be genuinely saved.(religious club) Billy Graham states that 80% of those who make salvation decision in his crusades are already on a church roll somewhere.
Category: Statistics
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Next Time You’re In An Airport Notice The ...
Shared By: Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: Next time you’re in an airport notice the difference between passengers who have confirmed tickets and those on standby (Hybels, Too Busy Not to Pray 113). Those who have confirmed tickets are relaxed, their confident and expectant. Those on s...
Category: Stories
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Back In 1830 George Wilson Was Convicted Of ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Apr 7, 2001
Summary: Back in 1830 George Wilson was convicted of robbing the U.S. Mail and was sentenced to be hanged. President Andrew Jackson issued a pardon for Wilson, but he refused to accept it. The matter went to Chief Justice Marshall, who concluded that Wilson ...
Category: Stories
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: “when Blind Eyes Were ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on May 9, 2001
Summary: Illus.: “When Blind Eyes Were Opened” D.L. Moody, the famed evangelist, told this story at one of his meetings: One evening just before Christmas, a man was walking through the streets of an Eastern city. The store windows were all...
Category: Stories
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Dr. Barnhouse Used This Illustration To Portray ...
Shared By: Lynell Friesen on May 24, 2001
Summary: Dr. Barnhouse used this illustration to portray this simple truth to his congregation and I would like to share it with you. A young man, suffering from amnesia, lived a new life amid his old surroundings; he could remember nothing that had hap...
Category: Stories
based on 41 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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A Man Was Watching The News One Night When It ...
Shared By: Mark Sutherlin on Jun 5, 2001
Summary: A man was watching the news one night when it was reported that a car was going the wrong direction on the freeway. The man knew his wife was on that freeway and became very concerned so called her on her cell phone. She answered and he said, "Dea...
Category: Humor
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A Twelve Year Old Boy Became A Christian During ...
Shared By: Jon Sigler on Jun 20, 2001
Summary: A twelve year old boy became a christian during a revival. The next week at school his friends questioned him about the experience. "Did you see a vision?" asked one friend. "Did you hear God speak?" asked another. The youngster answered no to all t...
Category: Stories
based on 105 ratings
Denomination: Holiness
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Salvation Is The Only Free Gift That Will Cost ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 25, 2001
Summary: "Salvation is the only free gift that will cost you the rest of your life." - unknown
Category: Quotes
based on 73 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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In The Nineteenth Century There Was A Successful ...
Shared By: Adam Cruse on Jul 18, 2001
Summary: In the Nineteenth century there was a successful attorney in Chicago by the name of Horatio Spafford. He was intelligent, successful, and godly. Early on in his success, he came to the realization that he needed to have balance both in his home an...
Category: Stories
based on 160 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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John Vassar Won A Blacksmith To The Lord While ...
Shared By: Evie Megginson on Aug 13, 2001
Summary: John Vassar won a blacksmith to the Lord while working at the blacksmith's shop. As he was putting the horseshoe he was working on into the fire, John Vassar told him about hell, and it punishment. The blacksmith got the message quick and got saved...
Category: Stories
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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There Was A King Who Had All His World Could ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 11, 2001
Summary: There was a king who had all his world could afford. The thing he loved most, however, was to laugh. Once while being entertained a jester came along wishing to join in the festival of activities and also wishing to perform for him. His opportuni...
Category: Stories
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 John 5:13
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It Is the Lord That Saves
Shared By: David Fox on Nov 19, 2001
Summary: Spurgen writes, “ The sense is, it is the Lord alone that saves and blesses: and even though the whole mass of all evils should be gathered together in one against a man, still, it is the Lord who saves: salvation and blessing are in his hands.”
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Mommy, I'm So Thirsty
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Jan 28, 2002
Summary: Mommy I’m so thirsty. I want a drink. Susanna Petroysan heard her daughter’s pleas, but there was nothing she could do. She and four-year-old Gayaney were trapped beneath tons of collapsed concrete and steel. Beside them in the darkness lay t...
Category: Stories
based on 44 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Going No Where Fast
Shared By: Philip Cairns on Feb 1, 2002
Summary: GOING NO WHERE FAST In his book "Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life", the author Charles Swindoll tells a story about the 19th Century agnostic Thomas Huxley (some of you might know that it was Huxley who promoted Darwinism and Humanism in his...
Category: Humor
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A College Man Walked Into A Photography Studio ...
Shared By: Mike DuBose on Feb 6, 2002
Summary: A college man walked into a photography studio with a picture of his girlfriend… He wanted the picture duplicated… The owner of the store noticed the inscription on the back of the picture, it said, “My dearest Tom, I love you with all my heart… ...
Category: Humor
based on 34 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Long Days Ago A Very Poor Woman Living In England ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Feb 25, 2002
Summary: Long days ago a very poor woman living in England near Windsor Castle. She lived so close that she could look over the palace gardens and see grapes growing there. Her little child became very sick and she thought how good it would be to have a ...
Category: Stories
based on 39 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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He Kept Calling
Shared By: SermonCentral on Mar 10, 2002
Summary: HE KEPT CALLING In 1975, my aunt Marsha McCarthy divorced Ralph McCarthy. Marsha left Southern California and followed her parents to Joplin, Missouri. She was employed as the Secretary at College Heights Christian Church and raised t...
Category: Stories
based on 14 ratings
Scripture: none
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Martin Luther: Feelings
Shared By: Paul Fritz on Mar 12, 2002
Summary: Feelings come and feelings go And feelings are deceiving; My warrant is the Word of God, Naught else is worth believing. Attributed to Martin Luther, quoted in The Adversary, Mark Bubeck, Moody Press, p. 13.
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: none
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Someone Has Said, "living Life Is Building A ...
Shared By: Dana Chau on Mar 18, 2002
Summary: Someone has said, "Living life is building a bridge into eternity." The world’s religions require mankind to build his own bridge with his own resources. Christianity, on the other hand, provides the bridge. Not only that, the Builder of that bri...
Category: Quotes
based on 34 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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There Was A Family With One Little Daughter. ...
Shared By: Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
Summary: There was a family with one little daughter. Mother and daughter were very faithful in church and Sunday School attendance…The father wasn’t interested and he made it plain it was okay for his wife and daughter, but not for him. He worked in a steel...
Category: Stories
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
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Frugal
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on May 11, 2002
Summary: FRUGAL Mary’s fourth-grade homework assignment was to make sentences using the words in her spelling list, along with the definition. Coming across the word "frugal" in the list, she asked her father what it meant. He explained that being fr...
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Boli Zhang, A Young Chinese Writer, Was Born In ...
Shared By: Dana Chau on May 26, 2002
Summary: "Boli Zhang, a young Chinese writer, was born in Heilong Jiang Province in China. He studied writing at the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Beijing University. His news reporting had won several literature awards in mainland China a...
Category: Stories
based on 16 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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2 Peter 1:3; ……seeing That His Divine Power Has ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 3, 2002
Summary: 2 Peter 1:3; ……seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence; Recently my wife and I flew to Jackson Wyoming. Our fligh...
Category: Stories
based on 47 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Do You Know What Happens When Fundamentals Drift ...
Shared By: Kevin Taylor on Oct 2, 2002
Summary: Do you know what happens when fundamentals drift away? They loose their fun and become de-mental.
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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Francesca's Husband Franz Went On A Business ...
Shared By: Paul Kallan on Dec 14, 2002
Summary: Francesca’s husband Franz went on a business journey. She had no idea when he would return after his business. Two days later, she had a knock on the door in the night. She did not know who it was and what the person wanted. Anxiety, fear and suspi...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Catholic
Scripture: none
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If I Can't Be Good Enough...
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Jan 3, 2003
Summary: IF I CAN'T BE GOOD ENOUGH... Little Billy, caught in mischief, was asked by his mother, "How do you expect to get into heaven?" He thought for a moment and then said, "Well, I’ll just run in and out and keep slamming the door until they say, ’Fo...
Category: Humor
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These Are The Signs, These Are The Signs Of ...
Shared By: James Boyd on Feb 10, 2003
Summary: "These are the signs, these are the signs of life, The love that proves there is a living faith inside..." -Steven Curtis Chapman¹
Category: Quotes
based on 12 ratings
Denomination: Charismatic
Scripture: none