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#8230;wickedness, When You Examine It, ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 3, 2001
Summary: “…wickedness, when you examine it, turns out to be the pursuit of some good in the wrong way. You can be good for the mere sake of goodness: you cannot be bad for the mere sake of badness. You can do a kind action when you are not feel...
Category: Quotes
based on 107 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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This Single Fruit Of The Spirit Is Quite ...
Shared By: Edward Frey on Jul 18, 2001
Summary: This single fruit of the Spirit is quite dynamic. It has many dimensions to it: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. It’s as if this single fruit has multiple flavors. I’m reminde...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 106 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
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Story of Encouragement
Shared By: Paul Fritz on Aug 29, 2001
Summary: Story of Encouragement:   Several months ago when I was seated on the bus at the terminal and going home from work, a woman showed a kindness that up to now I cannot forget. The bus was still not full. I sat on the third row, by the window, on...
Category: Stories
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Artesian Forgiveness!" Matthew 5: 43-48 Key ...
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Jun 30, 2004
Summary: “Artesian Forgiveness!” Matthew 5: 43-48 Key verse(s): 46 “If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?” Here at Beech Springs one of the things that sets these few acres apart ...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Matthew 5:43-48
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Words of a Taxicab Driver
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 26, 2007
Summary: Listen to these words of a taxicab driver…: Because I drive the night shift, my cab often becomes a moving confessional. Passengers climb in, sit behind me in total anonymity, and tell me about their lives. I encounter people whose lives amaze me...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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We Need To Restore The Full Meaning Of That Old ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "We need to restore the full meaning of that old word, duty. It is the other side of rights."
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Momma and the Toast
Shared By: Robert Drake on Apr 14, 2008
Summary: Momma and the toast A Sunday School teacher asked her class if they knew the difference between kindness and loving kindness. One little girl said she knew the difference. She told the teacher that kindness is like when you ask your mother for some...
Category: Humor
based on 17 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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God Positioning System
Shared By: Anne Benefield on Apr 22, 2008
Summary: GOD POSITIONING SYSTEM I was thinking a lot about this idea that Jesus is the way. He doesn't just tell us the way, He shows us. He is kind of like one of those GPS navigation system. GPS stands for the "Global Positioning System" that was ori...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: Genesis 12:1-12
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Messianic Jew David Stern comments, "Sha’ul’...
Shared By: Ed Vasicek on Jul 20, 2009
Summary: Messianic Jew David Stern comments, "Sha’ul’s self-limitation is consistent with Jewish ethical standards, derekh-eretz, the "way of the world." God expects us to do what is right and what is ethical. Folks, ethics need to make a comeback, especia...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Sometimes The People We Know The Best Are The ...
Shared By: Larry Moyer on Aug 5, 2009
Summary: Sometimes the people we know the best are the ones we treat the worst. One time a lifeguard was asked, "How do you teach a girl how to swim?" He said, "The first thing I would do is to take her to the edge of the pool and have her watch the water as...
Category: Humor
Scripture: none
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Kind Deed Of Pows Saves ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 16, 2009
Summary: Kind Deed of POWs Saves Lives There is a World War II story that shows how the smallest deed can make all the difference. During the last months of the War, the British conducted daily bombing raids over Berlin. One night the bombers were attacked ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
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Several Years Ago I Was Walking To Work From The ...
Shared By: Sean Harder on Dec 4, 2009
Summary: Several years ago I was walking to work from the train back in BC. I pretty much set my own schedule so it didn’t matter if I was a little late. I was walking across a quiet intersection where there were a few broken bottles, with the really jagged ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Here’s A Story About A Woman Who Was ...
Shared By: Terry Barnhill on May 11, 2010
Summary: Here’s a story about a woman who was standing at a bus stop. She had just cashed her tax refund check, so she was carrying more money than usual. She glanced around and noticed a shabbily dressed man standing nearby. As she watched, she saw another ...
Category: Humor
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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Can't Call Him a Liar
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 2, 2010
Summary: CAN'T CALL HIM A LIAR During quail season in Georgia, an Atlanta journalist met an old farmer hunting with an ancient pointer at his side. Twice the dog ran rheumatically ahead and pointed. Twice his master fired into the open air. When the journ...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Proverbs 12:10
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What The Name
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 4, 2010
Summary: What the Name "Hoover" means in Finland At the end of World War I, Herbert Hoover, later to become President of the United States, led the allied relief efforts in Europe. He kept hundreds of thousands from starving, and a new word entered the Finn...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Colossians 3:12
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Friendly ...
Shared By: Donnie Martin on Jun 12, 2010
Summary: Friendly Employees Mamie Adams always went to a branch post office in her town because the postal employees there were friendly. She went there to buy stamps just before Christmas one year and the lines were particularly long. Someone pointed out...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Year of the Yes
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 23, 2010
Summary: THE YEAR OF THE YES Playwright Maria Hedley had her fill of terrible dates. Most of the dates she went on she thought the guys would be great candidates but they were totally unsatisfying. She got sick of her own taste and decided that fate could...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
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The Kindness of Abraham Lincoln
Shared By: Rodelio Mallari on Apr 13, 2011
Summary: THE KINDNESS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN Despite his busy schedule during the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln often visited the hospitals to cheer the wounded. On one occasion he saw a young fellow who was near death. "Is there anything I can do for you?" aske...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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In The Gospel In Hymns, Published In 1950, Is A ...
Shared By: John Putty on Apr 14, 2011
Summary: In The Gospel in Hymns, published in 1950, is a story about Philip Brooks, author of “O Little Town of Bethlehem”: One April fools day, Brooks saw a boy on Boylston Street in Boston trying to reach a doorbell. Brooks walked up the steps and sa...
Category: Humor
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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Lincoln Writes a Letter
Shared By: Ken Pell on Jul 24, 2011
Summary: LINCOLN WRITES A LETTER Despite his busy schedule during the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln often visited the hospitals to cheer the wounded. On one occasion he saw a young fellow who was near death. "Is there anything I can do for you?" asked the co...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: none
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Melt It, Don't Hammer It
Shared By: Ken Pell on Jul 24, 2011
Summary: MELT IT, DON'T HAMMER IT Alexander Maclaren once said, "Kindness makes a person attractive. If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it." The writer from the 1930’s, Somerset Maugham, had a mother who was an extraordinarily beautiful...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: Galatians 5:22-23
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The Famous Preacher, Charles Swindoll Once Said, ...
Shared By: Ken Pell on Jul 24, 2011
Summary: The famous preacher, Charles Swindoll once said, "Kindness is a language that deaf people can hear and that blind people can see."
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Nazarene
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Kindness: The Closing of a Life
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 25, 2011
Summary: KINDNESS: THE CLOSING OF A LIFE Because I drive the night shift, my cab often becomes a moving confessional. Passengers climb in, sit behind me in total anonymity, and tell me about their lives. I encounter people whose lives amaze me, some ennob...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Titus 3:1-8
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Ali Kissed 'Em!
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 16, 2012
Summary: "ALI KISSED 'EM!" Former boxing writer Harold Conrad visited a women's prison with heavyweight fighter Muhammad Ali. "All the inmates lined up," wrote Conrad. "They were ooh-ing and aah-ing as he went along. There were some good-looking ones. But...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 15:7
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Free to Be Your Slave
Shared By: Christian Cheong on Sep 5, 2012
Summary: FREE TO BE YOUR SLAVE Elisabeth Elliot wrote a beautiful prayer, in "A Lamp for My Feet": "Lord, break the chains that hold me to myself; free me to be Your happy slave – that is, to be the happy foot washer of anyone today who needs his feet...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Pastor! Tell Them!
Shared By: Fred Parker on Oct 23, 2014
Summary: Written by Pastor Fred Parker Sat, 21st January, 2012 Proverb 15:30 The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: [and] a good report maketh the bones fat.KJV Frankie was a dynamic woman. Her whole life has been spent in ministering to others ...
Category: Stories