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Tevye, The Jewish Dairy Farmer In The Fiddler On ...
Shared By: Davon Huss on Feb 5, 2001
Summary: Tevye, the Jewish dairy farmer in the Fiddler on the Roof, lives with his wife and five daughters in czarist Russia. Change is taking place all around him and the new patterns are nowhere more obvious to Tevye than in the relationship between the s...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 61 ratings
Scripture: none
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Come With Me In Your Imagination To The ...
Shared By: Howard Flynn on May 17, 2001
Summary: Come with me in your imagination to the battlefield of Saratoga in New York where in 1777 two battles of the Revolutionary War took place. You will notice on that battlefield an obelisk or pillar standing as a monument to what happened there. At the...
Category: Stories
based on 39 ratings
Denomination: Adventist
Scripture: 1 John 2:18-22
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In Yorkshire, England, During The Early 1800s, ...
Shared By: Ted Sutherland on May 29, 2001
Summary: In Yorkshire, England, during the early 1800s, two sons were born to a family named Taylor. The older one set out to make a name for himself by entering Parliament and gaining public prestige. But the younger son chose to give his life to Christ. He...
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There’s Another Beautiful Picture Of ...
Shared By: Edward Frey on Jul 18, 2001
Summary: There’s another beautiful picture of baptism given here: “For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.” Did you catch it? Baptism clothes us with Christ. We’re wrapped up in Jesus and a...
Category: Stories
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I Found This Fictional Letter But It Is A Great ...
Shared By: Mark Hiehle on Jul 19, 2001
Summary: I found this fictional letter but it is a great example of how we might have looked at the early disciples and who we would have chosen for leadership. Jesus, Son of Joseph Woodcrafter Carpenter Shop Nazareth, Galilee Dear Sir: Thank yo...
Category: Humor
based on 260 ratings
Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: none
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When I Was In Bible College I Meet An ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Jul 23, 2001
Summary: When I was in Bible College I meet an interesting young man by the name of Shannon. What made him interesting were his looks. His hair was a different color each week, his ears were loaded with earrings, and he wore the big loose grunge style clot...
Category: Stories
based on 78 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: James 2:1-15
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What Is The Difference Between Involvement And ...
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 1, 2001
Summary: What is the difference between involvement and commitment? Perhaps I can best explain this by way of analogy with bacon and eggs In bacon and egg, the hen is involved but the pig is committed
Category: Humor
based on 300 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: Luke 9:57-62
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I'm Not Growing Old
Shared By: Jay Patton on May 20, 2002
Summary: I’m Not Growing Old They say that I am growing old I’ve heard them say it times untold In language plain and bold But I’m not growing old This frail old shell in which I dwell Is growing old I know full well But I’m not growing old. What if ...
Category: Humor
based on 12 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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St. Stephen
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: St. Stephen St. Stephen suffered the next in order. His death was occasioned by the faithful manner in which he preached the Gospel to the betrayers and murderers of Christ. To such a degree of madness were they excited, that they cast him out o...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Acts 7:54-60
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James the Great
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: James the Great The next martyr we meet with, according to St. Luke, in the History of the Apostles’ Acts, was James the son of Zebedee, the elder brother of John, and a relative of our Lord; for his mother Salome was cousin-german to the Virgin ...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
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Scripture: none
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Philip
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Philip Was born at Bethsaida, in Galilee and was first called by the name of "disciple." He labored diligently in Upper Asia, and suffered martyrdom at Heliopolis, in Phrygia. He was scourged, thrown into prison, and afterwards crucified, A.D. 54...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Matthew
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Matthew Whose occupation was that of a toll-gatherer, was born at Nazareth. He wrote his gospel in Hebrew, which was afterwards translated into Greek by James the Less. The scene of his labors was Parthia, and Ethiopia, in which latter country he...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Matthias
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Matthias Of whom less is known than of most of the other disciples, was elected to fill the vacant place of Judas. He was stoned at Jerusalem and then beheaded. Bibliography Information Foxe, John. "Book - Chapter ". "Foxe’s Book of Martyrs"...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Andrew
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Andrew Was the brother of Peter. He preached the gospel to many Asiatic nations; but on his arrival at Edessa he was taken and crucified on a cross, the two ends of which were fixed transversely in the ground. Hence the derivation of the term, St...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
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Scripture: none
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St. Mark
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: St. Mark Was born of Jewish parents of the tribe of Levi. He is supposed to have been converted to Christianity by Peter, whom he served as an amanuensis, and under whose inspection he wrote his Gospel in the Greek language. Mark was dragged to p...
Category: Stories
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Scripture: none
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Peter
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Peter Among many other saints, the blessed apostle Peter was condemned to death, and crucified, as some do write, at Rome; albeit some others, and not without cause, do doubt thereof. Hegesippus saith that Nero sought matter against Peter to put ...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Jude
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Jude The brother of James, was commonly called Thaddeus. He was crucified at Edessa, A.D. 72. Bibliography Information Foxe, John. "Book - Chapter ". "Foxe’s Book of Martyrs". <http://www.studylight.org/his/ad/fbm/ view.cgi?chapter=1>.
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Bartholomew
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Bartholomew Preached in several countries, and having translated the Gospel of Matthew into the language of India, he propagated it in that country. He was at length cruelly beaten and then crucified by the impatient idolaters. Bibliography I...
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Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Thomas
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Thomas Called Didymus, preached the Gospel in Parthia and India, where exciting the rage of the pagan priests, he was martyred by being thrust through with a spear. Bibliography Information Foxe, John. "Book - Chapter ". "Foxe’s Book of Mart...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Luke
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Luke The evangelist, was the author of the Gospel which goes under his name. He traveled with Paul through various countries, and is supposed to have been hanged on an olive tree, by the idolatrous priests of Greece. Bibliography Information F...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Simon
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Simon Surnamed Zelotes, preached the Gospel in Mauritania, Africa, and even in Britain, in which latter country he was crucified, A.D. 74. Bibliography Information Foxe, John. "Book - Chapter ". "Foxe’s Book of Martyrs". <http://www.studylig...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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John
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: John The "beloved disciple," was brother to James the Great. The churches of Smyrna, Pergamos, Sardis, Philadelphia, Laodicea, and Thyatira, were founded by him. From Ephesus he was ordered to be sent to Rome, where it is affirmed he was cast int...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Revelation 2:8-11
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Bartholomew
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 15, 2002
Summary: Bartholomew Preached in several countries, and having translated the Gospel of Matthew into the language of India, he propagated it in that country. He was at length cruelly beaten and then crucified by the impatient idolaters. Bibliography I...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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I Read An Account About A Storm That Came As A ...
Shared By: John Williams III on Jun 3, 2003
Summary: I read an account about a storm that came as a surprise. "The storm came roaring in from the Atlantic, and it left the city of New York paralyzed. Ordinarily such a snow fall cause little inconvenience in that city. Snowplows are assembled and crew...
Category: Stories
based on 15 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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We Have Some Older Men And Women In Our ...
Shared By: Emil Boniog on Dec 10, 2003
Summary: We have some older men and women in our fellowship that so clearly exhibit this. Though I love our people and try to be a godly leader, I must admit there are times I do my job because it is my job. At times like that I look around and I see some of...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Birth Foretold
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Dec 6, 2004
Summary: THE BIRTH FORETOLD About 500 before Jesus was born - a man named Buddha came along. He established a religion we know of as Buddhism, and many people gathered around him and tried to live by his teachings. But before he was born, nobody ever said...
Category: Quotes
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Back In The 17th Century, The Dutch Artist ...
Shared By: K. Edward Skidmore on Feb 25, 2005
Summary: Back in the 17th century, the Dutch artist Rembrandt painted two portraits of a famous Roman heroine named Lucretia. One portrait was painted the 1664. Two years later, he painted a second portrait of Lucretia in a different pose. For over 300 y...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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Although He Wasn't The First To Use Ether As An ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 20, 2005
Summary: Although he wasn’t the first to use ether as an anesthetic, Boston dentist William Morton was credited with this discovery after using ether for a tooth extraction in the mid-1840s. But Morton had done so at the recommendation of Boston chemist Char...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Solitude And Loneliness Are Two Very Different ...
Shared By: Richard Tow on Apr 9, 2006
Summary: Solitude and loneliness are two very different things.[8] I think sometimes we may avoid solitude because we do not understand the difference. Albert Einstein touched upon it when he said, “It is strange to be known so universally, and yet be so l...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Charismatic
Scripture: none
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In A Book Entitled "quiet Talks On Service", ...
Shared By: Warren Lamb on Jul 8, 2006
Summary: In a book entitled "Quiet Talks on Service", written by a man named Dr. S. D. Gordon, a fantasy is painted for is that is strikingly poignant and says much. Dr. Gordon shows Jesus walking down the golden streets of heaven. He has just returned from ...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
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