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What Does Hope Do for Mankind?
Shared By: David DeWitt on Dec 15, 2000
Summary: What Does Hope Do For Mankind? Hope shines brightest when the hour is darkest. Hope motivates when discouragement comes. Hope energizes when the body is tired. Hope sweetens while bitterness bites. Hope sings when all melodies are gone. Hope b...
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In The Book, "let Us Break Bread Together" Fred ...
Shared By: Dawn Marie Turner on Dec 23, 2002
Summary: In the book, “Let Us Break Bread Together” Fred Daniel Gealy writes, “The word Epiphany is a great Christian word. The grace of God has appeared is the testimony of every page in the New Testament. My eyes have seen God has not just shown himse...
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C.s. Lewis Said, "in Commanding Us To Glorify ...
Shared By: Aubrey Vaughan on Nov 28, 2006
Summary: C.S. Lewis said, “In commanding us to glorify Him, God is inviting us to enjoy him.” God wants our worship to be motivated by love, thanksgiving and delight not duty.
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Denomination: Baptist
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A View of God's Glory
Shared By: Chris Jordan on Apr 5, 2008
Summary: QUOTE: Charles Spurgeon, A View of God’s Glory. “Now, what attribute is God about to show to Moses? His petition is, “Show me thy glory.” Will God show him his justice? His holiness? His wrath? His power? No. Hear the still small voice – “I...
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Denomination: Foursquare
Scripture: none
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God's 'glory' Is How We Describe The Sum Effect ...
Shared By: Matthew Kratz on Jun 2, 2008
Summary: "God's 'glory' is how we describe the sum effect of all of his attributes: grace, truth, goodness, mercy, justice, knowledge, power, eternality--all that He is. Therefore, the glory of God is intrinsic; it is as essential to God as light is to the s...
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based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Building a Cathedral
Shared By: Eric Ferguson on Aug 5, 2008
Summary: BUILDING A CATHEDRAL A man once walked by a building site and saw three stone masons side by side, sweating over their work in the hot sun. He asked the first, "What are you doing?" "Laying bricks" came the reply. He asked the second sto...
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based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Sunbeam
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 11, 2008
Summary: SUNBEAM This illustration concerns an incident one day when C.S. Lewis was in the tool shed in his garden. He noticed a sunbeam shining across the shed. It was showing up the dust particles. He must have seen the same thing many times before, but...
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Can't Wait Until Morning
Shared By: Steve Gallimore on Aug 28, 2008
Summary: Can't Wait Until Morning Dr. W. A Criswell, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas Texas, said on one occasion on an airplane flight he found himself seated beside a well-known theologian. He desperately wanted to start a conversation and t...
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based on 39 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Acts 16:1
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Christians, If There Is Any Point At Which We ...
Shared By: Clark Tanner on Sep 18, 2009
Summary: "Christians, if there is any point at which we will balk at ascribing all glory, all authority, all sovereignty and lordship to God, then we have taken the first step to worshiping an idol." c.e.t.
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Denomination: Orthodox
Scripture: none
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Brainerd: Honor to God
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Feb 20, 2010
Summary: BRAINERD: HONOR TO GOD Let me leave you with some words from the famous American colonial missionary to the Indians, David Brainerd, who died at the age of twenty-nine. His diary reveals a young man intensely committed to God. Brainerd once said ...
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based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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No Room for the Great
Shared By: Ken Pell on Jul 27, 2010
Summary: NO ROOM FOR THE GREAT In "A Hunger for God", John Piper says, "If you don’t feel strong desires for the manifestation of the glory of God, it is not because you have drunk deeply and are satisfied. It is because you have nibbled so long at the ta...
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Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: none
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Haydn: Not from Me, But from Thee
Shared By: Gordon Curley on Nov 21, 2010
Summary: HAYDN: NOT FROM ME, BUT FROM THEE Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) was present at the Vienna Music Hall where his oratorio The Creation was being performed. Weakened by age, the great composer was confined to a wheelchair. As the majestic work move...
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Denomination: Brethren
Scripture: none
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Bach and the Glory of God
Shared By: Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
Summary: BACH AND THE GLORY OF GOD J. S. Bach said, "All music should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the soul's refreshment; where this is not remembered there is no real music but only a devilish hub-bub." He headed his compositio...
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based on 1 rating
Denomination: Brethren
Scripture: none
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The Folly of Glory
Shared By: Gordon Curley on Nov 30, 2010
Summary: THE FOLLY OF GLORY Some men become proud and insolent because they ride a fine horse, wear a feather in their hat or are dressed in a fine suit of clothes. Who does not see the folly of this? If there be any glory in such things, the glory belong...
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based on 1 rating
Denomination: Brethren
Scripture: none
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Glory
Shared By: Ajai Prakash on Jun 2, 2011
Summary: GOD’S GLORY AT MARANATHA At the 2009 Kansas high school state track championship, an unusual thing happened. The team that won the girls 3,200-meter relay was disqualified. But what happened next was even more unusual. The team that was awarded t...
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Is It Worth It?
Shared By: Michael Buckingham on Jul 1, 2011
Summary: IS IT WORTH IT? I see a young soldier, he looks barely 18 to me, he has got fear in his eyes, but he has one goal... to get glory and honour... I see him, going through his training, a hard routine, 20 press-ups followed by 30 crunches, then an h...
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based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Live in a Way That Glorifies God
Shared By: Mark Stepherson on Jul 19, 2011
Summary: Live in a Way That Glorifies God Dan Blocker was my favorite character, Hoss, on the TV series Bonanza. When he died unexpectedly, Hoss died. The producers knew they could not replace him. The story was that woman was caught in a flood. Hoss he...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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God's Glorious Creation
Shared By: Jason Bonnicksen on Aug 28, 2011
Summary: GOD'S GLORIOUS CREATION Sometimes it’s good for us to get out of our environment to see the glory of God, and to be even more thankful for all he’s done and given, for that which he is doing now, and forevermore will do for all of creation. ...
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based on 1 rating
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Isaiah 65:17-25
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God's Glory and Our Happiness
Shared By: Steven Simala Grant on Nov 27, 2012
Summary: GOD'S GLORY AND OUR HAPPINESS Jonathan Edwards writes: God in seeking his glory seeks the good of his creatures, because the emanation of his glory ... implies the ... happiness of his creatures. And in communicating his fullness for them, he ...
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