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In The Villages Of Northern India A Missionary ...
Shared By: Evie Megginson on Apr 12, 2001
Summary: In the villages of Northern India a missionary was preaching in a bazaar. As he closed, a Muslim gentleman came up and said, "You must admit we have one thing you have not, and it is better than anything you have." The missionary smiled and said, ...
Category: Stories
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Possums and the Grave
Shared By: Joel Pankow on Apr 13, 2001
Summary: POSSUMS AND THE GRAVE I have heard that possums are smart animals. You wouldn’t think so because you hardly ever see one except when it’s dead on the road. There’s a joke that goes, “why did the chicken cross the road? To prove to the possum t...
Category: Stories
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What Happened on Easter?
Shared By: Andrew Chan on Apr 9, 2002
Summary: WHAT HAPPENED ON EASTER? A Sunday School teacher asked her class on the Sunday before Easter if they knew what happened on Easter and why it was so important. One little girl spoke up saying: "Easter is when the whole family gets together, and yo...
Category: Humor
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Peace Child
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Dec 9, 2002
Summary: PEACE CHILD In 1962, the Sawi people of New Guinea still lived in relative isolation. They were head-hunting cannibals. Their culture could not be more different from that of Don and Carol Richardson, and yet this missionary couple attempted to ...
Category: Stories
based on 45 ratings
Scripture: Isaiah 9:6
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Just to Be Noticed
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Apr 7, 2003
Summary: JUST TO BE NOTICED Every spring, hundreds of Hollywood “stars” gather for the Academy Awards. Very few “slip in the back door:” instead, they make an entrance. They walk down the long red carpet, smiling at the cameras and waving to the people in...
Category: Stories
based on 27 ratings
Scripture: none
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Max Lucado (as Found In His ‘god's Inspirational ...
Shared By: Rodney Killam on Apr 18, 2003
Summary: Max Lucado (as found in his ‘God’s Inspirational Promise Book’, but written for his book, ‘In the Eye of the Storm’), told this fictional story of an angel trying to find another way for salvation: “He looked around the hill and foresaw a scene. ...
Category: Stories
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The Following Excerpt Was Sent To Icon New Market ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 5, 2005
Summary: The following excerpt was sent to Icon New Market Films: "I realize you probably never have the occasion to see him, but if you do, could you tell Mel Gibson that a 74 year old woman named Hally Raisor saw the Passion and as a result she gave her...
Category: Stories
based on 12 ratings
Denomination: *other
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A Man Went On Vacation To The Holy Land With His ...
Shared By: Jim Kilson on Apr 20, 2006
Summary: A man went on vacation to the Holy Land with his wife and her mother. While in Israel, the mother-in-law died from a heart attack. The couple went to a local undertaker, who explained that they could either ship the body home which would cost more t...
Category: Humor
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Fred Craddock Tells The Following Story About His ...
Shared By: James Westmoreland on Oct 23, 2006
Summary: Fred Craddock tells the following story about his family. "My mother took us to church and Sunday school; my father didn’t go. He complained about Sunday dinner being later when she came home. Sometimes the preacher would call, and my father would s...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Disciples Of Christ
Scripture: none
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Have You Ever Heard Of Lieutenant Hirro Onada? ...
Shared By: K. Edward Skidmore on Jan 16, 2007
Summary: Have you ever heard of Lieutenant Hirro Onada? He was the last Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II. He was left on the island Lubang in the Philippines in 1944 --- along with three other soldiers. They were left with the command to ...
Category: Stories
based on 39 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 8:5-13
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Children Leave Gift of Love at Funeral
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Children leave gift of love @ funeral The Rev. Harry Pritchett Jr. is rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Atlanta. His church includes specific ministries for the poor, for street people, for college students. It is Pritchett who called my att...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Edith Burns Was A Wonderful Christian Who Lived ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Edith Burns was a wonderful Christian who lived in San Antonio, Texas. She was the patient of doctor by the name of Will Phillips. Dr. Phillips was a gentle doctor who saw patients as people. One of his favorite patients was Edith Burns. One mornin...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Luke 19:30
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The Date For Easter Moves Around Each Year. In ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Sep 8, 2007
Summary: The Date for Easter moves around each year. In the year 2018 (and in 2029) it will land right on April 1st --April Fool’s Day. A lot of us have played April Fool’s jokes on others, or have had these jokes played on us. But what if history’s worst...
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
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Life Without Easter
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 13, 2009
Summary: LIFE WITHOUT EASTER The story is told of a young mother who found herself on the last train out of Poland during Hitler’s regime. She had her first-born toddler and her newborn nursing infant with her. The bombing was fierce, and the train had to...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 16:6
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Margaret's Story
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 24, 2009
Summary: MARGARET’S STORY A young woman named Margaret had spent decades battling depression and anxiety that were traced back to a horrible day in school when a Teacher, frustrated with her tardiness, made her stand in front of the room and invited all t...
Category: Stories