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Different Use in Heaven
Shared By: Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: DIFFERENT USE IN HEAVEN A millionaire Christian is sleeping in his bedroom when an angel comes to him and wakes him up. "It’s time for you to go to heaven", says the angel. "Oh, i’m not ready, what should I bring ?", says the mi...
Category: Humor
based on 310 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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What Do You Believe?
Shared By: Troy Borst on Jan 16, 2001
Summary: WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE? 6 out of 10 Americans believe Satan is only a symbol and not real 47 % of Christians believe the same thing 1 out of 4 Christians believe it doesn’t matter what religion you are because all of them are the same and they a...
Category: Statistics
based on 129 ratings
Scripture: none
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Pete And Tony Were Great Baseball Fans. They Were ...
Shared By: Rich Young on Jan 18, 2001
Summary: Pete and Tony were great baseball fans. They were talking about baseball one day & Pete says, “I wonder if there is baseball in heaven.” Tony replies, “I don’t know.” Soon after, To...
Category: Humor
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John Tillotson Said, "he Who Provides For This ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Feb 23, 2001
Summary: John Tillotson said, "He who provides for this life, but does not take care for eternity, is wise for a moment, but a fool forever."
Category: Quotes
based on 108 ratings
Scripture: none
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In Preaching Today, Leith Anderson Wrote The ...
Shared By: Tony Miano on Feb 24, 2001
Summary: In Preaching Today, Leith Anderson wrote the following. “My family and I have lived in the same house for seventeen years. We’ve lived there more than twice as long as I have lived at any other address in my entire life. I’ll so...
Category: Quotes
based on 98 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Fulton J. Sheen Has Written These Words From The ...
Shared By: Alan Stokes on Mar 4, 2001
Summary: Fulton J. Sheen has written these words from the heart, “The human heart is not shaped like a valentine heart, perfect and regular in contour; it is slightly irregular in shape as if a small piece of it were missing out of its side. That mis...
Category: Quotes
based on 92 ratings
Denomination: Holiness
Scripture: none
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C.s. Lewis Said, “if You Read History You ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Mar 13, 2001
Summary: C.S. Lewis said, “If you read history you will find that the Christians who did the most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next.”
Category: Quotes
based on 95 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: Isaiah 5:1-7
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Charles H. Spurgeon In Training Young Ministers ...
Shared By: TJ Tipton on Mar 31, 2001
Summary: Charles H. Spurgeon in training young ministers said to his students, "When you talk about heaven let your face light up with a heavenly glory. When you tell about hell, your everyday face will do.
Category: Quotes
based on 144 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Where Was the Key?
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Apr 5, 2001
Summary: Illus.: “Where Was the Key?” A father and his little girl were staying in a hotel. During the night the girl became very ill and without warning she died. The father was heart-broken. He had already lost his wife and now his preci...
Category: Stories
based on 137 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Land of the Living
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2001
Summary: ILLUSTRATION: When John Owen, the great Puritan, lay on his deathbed his secretary wrote (in his name) to a friend, "I am still in the land of the living." "Stop," said Owen. "Change that and say, I am yet in the land of the dying, but I hope soon ...
Category: Quotes
based on 127 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Heaven Is Close Enough For Souls In Torment To ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 30, 2001
Summary: Heaven is close enough for souls in torment to glimpse; far enough away for them to forever miss what could have been theirs. Based on Luke 16:19-31
Category: Quotes
based on 126 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Who is Going to Heaven?
Shared By: Brian Mavis on May 15, 2001
Summary: WHO IS GOING TO HEAVEN? There is a growing tendency to believe that all good people, whether or not they consider Jesus Christ to be their savior, will live in heaven after they die on earth. In 1999 the public is almost divided on the matter: 5...
Category: Statistics
based on 121 ratings
Scripture: none
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Writer Calvin Miller Wrote: I Once Led A Man To ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on May 17, 2001
Summary: Writer Calvin Miller wrote: I once led a man to Christ who loved the sunny country of common sense, but he could not put up with the mysteries of godliness. He kept shoving common sense at me, while I kept trying to show him that the mysteries held...
Category: Quotes
based on 108 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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My Eternal Real Estate
Shared By: Brian Mavis on May 21, 2001
Summary: MY ETERNAL REAL ESTATE Years ago, radio evangelist Charles E. Fuller announced that he would speak the following Sunday on “Heaven” and that it would also be aired over the radio. During that week he received a letter from an elde...
Category: Stories
based on 82 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Right Side
Shared By: LARRY DAUGHERTY on May 22, 2001
Summary: THE RIGHT SIDE The story is told of a little girl who had lived her life in the city and was acclimated to the many street lights at night. She had opportunity to go to the country on a vacation. One starlit night, she and her mother stood gazing...
Category: Stories
based on 199 ratings
Denomination: Holiness
Scripture: Matthew 25:1-30
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The Department Of Social Services In Greenville ...
Shared By: Richard Crow on May 24, 2001
Summary: The Department of Social Services in Greenville County, South Carolina sent the following letter to a deceased individual. "Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. Y...
Category: Humor
based on 127 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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When England Closed It’s Libyan Embassy ...
Shared By: Jonathan Lucas on Jun 5, 2001
Summary: When England closed it’s Libyan Embassy Muammar Qaddafi became so angry that he ordered England to be removed from all maps in Libya. If you buy a map in that country today, that area will be represented by a new arm of the North Sea bordered ...
Category: Stories
based on 91 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: Matthew 10:28
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There Was A Woman Who Had Been Diagnosed With A ...
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Jun 9, 2001
Summary: There was a woman who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and given three months to live. So, as she was getting her things "in order," she contacted her Pastor and had him come to her house to discuss certain aspects of her final wishes. ...
Category: Stories
based on 171 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: none
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Bobby Asks Freddy, ‘do You Know That ...
Shared By: Byron Sherman on Jun 12, 2001
Summary: Bobby asks Freddy, ‘Do you know that you’re going to Heaven?’ Freddy immediately answers, ‘Sure! Don’t you?’ Bobby says, ‘No, not really, How come you know?’ Freddy says, "Well, I figure, I’ll...
Category: Humor
based on 103 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Bank In Binghamton, New York, Had Some Flowers ...
Shared By: R. Darrel Davis on Jun 16, 2001
Summary: A bank in Binghamton, New York, had some flowers sent to a competitor who had recently moved into a new building. There was a mix up at the flower shop, and the card sent with the arrangement read, "With our deepest sympathy." The florist, who was g...
Category: Humor
based on 154 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Professional Golfer Paul Azinger Was Diagnosed ...
Shared By: Todd Randolph on Jun 30, 2001
Summary: Professional golfer Paul Azinger was diagnosed with cancer at age 33. He had just won a PGA championship and had ten tournament victories to his credit. He wrote, "A genuine feeling of fear came over me. I could die from cancer. Then another rea...
Category: Stories
based on 74 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Few Years Ago In A News Letter, I Read The ...
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 20, 2001
Summary: A few years ago in a news letter, I read the following testimony that really touched me about a young man in Japan 400 years ago who was martyred for his faith: 26 Christians were executed at Nizhizaka Hill in Nagasaki, Japan on 15 February 15...
Category: Stories
based on 50 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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In The Foreward Of His Book, Inside Out, Larry ...
Shared By: Jeffery Lindsay on Aug 11, 2001
Summary: In the foreward of his book, Inside Out, Larry Crabb writes this: “Modern Christianity, in dramatic reversal of its biblical form, promises to relieve the pain of living in a fallen world. The message, whether it’s from fundamentalists r...
Category: Quotes
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Someone Once Said That, As A Child When He ...
Shared By: Morris Mott on Sep 27, 2001
Summary: Someone once said that, as a child when he thought of Heaven, he thought of a very cold ominous place with an innumerable amount of faceless angels. As years went by, one of his siblings died. When he then thought of Heaven, he pictured this famil...
Category: Stories
based on 68 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Story Is Told Of A Family Who Lost A ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Oct 10, 2001
Summary: The story is told of a family who lost a 7-year-old son. They experienced all the dynamics of grief as they dealt with the different stages, listening to the counselors & the experts, trying to do everything exactly as it is supposed to be done. A...
Category: Stories
based on 96 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Indescribable Gift—Communion Meditation
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Nov 6, 2001
Summary: THE INDESCRIBABLE GIFT--COMMUNION MEDITATION A few years ago, on "Good Morning, America," Joan Lunden featured some extraordinary gifts you might want to include on your Christmas gift list. One of them was a Jaguar automobile, the Jaguar 22...
Category: Stories
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Max Lucado, In His Book, "applause From ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Nov 9, 2001
Summary: ILL. Max Lucado, in his book, "Applause from Heaven," tells about flying home after having been gone for more than a week of speaking engagements. He says, "I know that my wife & our two daughters will be waiting at the airport for me. And as I...
Category: Stories
based on 49 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Man Died And Went To Heaven. He Was Met At The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Nov 9, 2001
Summary: A man died and went to heaven. He was met at the Pearly Gates by St. Peter who led him down the golden streets. They past mansions after beautiful mansions until they came to the end of the street where they stopped in front of a shack. The man...
Category: Humor
based on 150 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Which Way You Went
Shared By: David Whitten on Nov 29, 2001
Summary: WHICH WAY YOU WENT Years ago a man was searching his family roots and visited several cemeteries and read many inscriptions on the tombstones. There was one tombstone on which was engraved "Pause now stranger as you pass by; as you are now, so on...
Category: Humor
based on 27 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Teacher Asked Her Preschool Class, "now How ...
Shared By: Greg Yount on Nov 30, 2001
Summary: The teacher asked her preschool class, “Now how many of you would like to go to heaven?” All of the kids but Tommy raised their hands. “Tommy,” asked the teacher, “Why don’t you want to go to heaven?” He answered, “I’m sorry, but I can’t. My m...
Category: Humor
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none