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I Heard A Story Some Time Ago Of A Missionary In ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Feb 14, 2001
Summary: I heard a story some time ago of a missionary in Africa who gave a Bible to one of the African men. When it was given to him, the man hugged it close & expressed great appreciation for the precious gift of God’s Word that the missionary had given h...
Category: Stories
based on 150 ratings
Maybe You’ve Heard About The Gorilla In A ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Apr 16, 2001
Summary: Maybe you’ve heard about the gorilla in a zoo holding a Bible in one hand & a book about evolution in the other. He was looking confused, so someone asked, “What are you doing?” The gorilla answered, “Well, I’m trying...
Category: Humor
based on 183 ratings
Scripture: none
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Have You Ever Heard Of The Woman Who Hated ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on May 17, 2001
Summary: Have you ever heard of the woman who hated Mother’s Day? According to the Toronto Star’s website, there was such a woman. If you think the spirit of Mother’s Day has been spoiled by the commercialism of cards, flowers and once-a-...
Category: Stories
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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...
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What's the Use
Shared By: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 20, 2002
Summary: WHAT'S THE USE There was an old man that lived in the mountains of eastern Kentucky. The old man had a big family. One day one of the old man’s grandsons approached him with a problem. The Grandson said, "Pap, I read the Bible and I don’t unde...
Category: Stories
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It Seems That One Day A Kindergarten Teacher Was ...
Shared By: Ken Kersten on Mar 18, 2003
Summary: It seems that one day a kindergarten teacher was helping one of her students put on his cowboy boots? He asked for help and she could see why. Even with her pulling and him pushing, the little boots still didn’t want to go on. Finally, when ...
Category: Humor
based on 110 ratings
Scripture: James 3:1-18
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Someone Once Said: A Bible In The Hand Is Worth ...
Shared By: Pat Cook on Jul 18, 2003
Summary: - Someone once said: A Bible in the hand is worth two in the bookcase. - And someone else said: A Bible stored in the mind is worth a dozen stored in the bottom of one’s trunk. - Here’s a pop quiz: Which of the following aren’t in the Bible? -Cle...
Category: Quotes
based on 26 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: John 5:39-54:1
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During Vacation Bible We Had Over 10% Of Those ...
Shared By: Greg Buchner on Jul 19, 2004
Summary: During vacation Bible we had over 10% of those attending come to Christ for the first time. And while I was talking to one of them, I made a simple statement. "Well, now that you’ve accepted Jesus, you’re a part of God’s family." Sounded innocent e...
Category: Humor
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Max Lucado Says, "the Bible Has Been Banned, ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Nov 5, 2004
Summary: Max Lucado says, “The Bible has been banned, burned, scoffed, and ridiculed. Scholars have mocked it as foolish. Kings have branded it as illegal. A thousand times over, the grave has been dug and the dirge has begun, but somehow the Bible never sta...
Category: Quotes
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Steve Mcqueen Was A Top Billing Actor Who Lead A ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 26, 2007
Summary: Steve McQueen was a top billing actor who lead a life as tough as the ones he portrayed on the screen. Success filled his life until alcohol and a failed marriage left him empty. In his despair he attended a crusade led by one of Billy Graham’s asso...
Category: Stories
based on 14 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Titus 1:2
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The Word "fool" Doesn't Get As Much Use Now As It ...
Shared By: James Jack on Jun 9, 2007
Summary: The word “fool” doesn’t get as much use now as it once did. If one of my mates does something profoundly stupid I don’t usually cry out “you fool”. I might say “you are such an idiot” or “what a goose”. I’m sure many people you know would use much m...
Category: Humor
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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Benjamin Franklin, Who Never Professed To Be A ...
Shared By: Dean O'Bryan on Jul 2, 2007
Summary: Benjamin Franklin, who never professed to be a Christian, still understood how excellent and valuable the Bible is. According to one story, he was in Paris, representing the new American Republic. Franklin was dismayed to hear supposedly educated ...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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How God Used A Phrase From A Gospel Tract To ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 18, 2009
Summary: How God Used a Phrase from a Gospel Tract to Bring an Indian to Faith in Christ, the Bread of Life; Paul Harvey on the Meaning of God’s Providence So providence assumes that God is the supreme Creator of all things. And as Creator he prevents the u...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: John 6:25-59
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Psalms ...
Shared By: sasidaran kunjan on Nov 26, 2009
Summary: Psalms 119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. • There is only a THIN LINE BETWEEN TRUTH AND DARKNESS ( Practicing YOGA and rituals than do not conform to the word of God / selecting MOVIES to watch). Do not get en...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Kids Love Family Best at Christmas
Shared By: Davon Huss on Dec 7, 2009
Summary: KIDS LOVE FAMILY BEST AT CHRISTMAS On the TV show, Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?, they took a poll of 8 to 12 year olds and asked them, "What do you most enjoy about the holidays?" A) Decorating the house B) Spending time with family and...
Category: Statistics
based on 4 ratings
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Lucado on John 3:16
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Dec 28, 2009
Summary: LUCADO ON JOHN 3:16 Max Lucado describes John 3:16 this way in his book "3:16 The Numbers of Hope" pages 8, 9: "A twenty-six-word parade of hope: beginning with God, ending with life, and urging us to do the same. Brief enough to write on a n...
Category: Quotes
Scripture: none
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The Word of God
Shared By: Jeff Strite on Dec 9, 2012
Summary: ILLUS: (I had 6 plastic see through pitchers on stage… one of which was full of water. Holding up an empty pitcher I said…) Imagine this empty pitcher represents that nation of Israel. (I began to pour water from the full pitcher into the empty one)...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 28, 2014
Summary: PREPARE TO BE EMBARRASSED "One of these days some simple soul will pick up the Word of God, read it and believe it. Then the rest of us will be embarrassed!" - Leonard Ravenhill
Category: Quotes
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God's TNT
Shared By: Silas Eke on Mar 1, 2015
Summary: Once the great Evangelist Billy Graham sent his New Testament to a book-binder and instructed him to write on the edge of the book “The New Testament”; the book-binder after binding the New Testament felt that the edge was too little to contain the ...
Category: Stories
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A Light For My Path
Shared By: Casey Sabella on Jan 28, 2016
Summary: Psalm 118:105: Your Word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path. (NLT) While in India on a brief missions trip, I was summoned to a the home of an official who was sick. He wanted me to agree with him in prayer. On the way, we tra...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: Psalms 119:105
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Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on May 19, 2016
Summary: THE HARVARD UNIVERSITY HANDBOOK.......AMAZING! These words were printed in the first Harvard University handbook! "Let every student be plainly instructed and earnestly pressed to consider well, the main end of his life and studies is, to know...
Category: Quotes
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Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on May 19, 2016
Summary: SIR ISAAC NEWTON ON THE BIBLE In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence. We account the Scriptures of God to be the most sublime philosophy. I find more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than ...
Category: Quotes
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Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on May 19, 2016
Summary: JESUS IN EVERY BOOK OF THE BIBLE In Genesis – He is the seed of woman. In Exodus - He is the Passover Lamb. In Leviticus- He is Our High Priest. In Numbers- He is the Cloud by day and a Pillar of Fire by night. I...
Category: Quotes