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In His Book, First Things First, Author Stephen ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 11, 2001
Summary: In his book, First Things First, author Stephen Covey write about Viktor Frankl, and Austrian psychologist who survived the death camps of Nazi Germany. Frankl made a startling discovery about why some survived the horrible conditions and some did ...
Category: Stories
based on 122 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 27:13-14
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Al Was My Father-in-law. He Was An Uncomplicated ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on May 29, 2001
Summary: Al was my father-in-law. He was an uncomplicated man, easy to like. He was a natural athlete and avid outdoorsman who love to hunt and fish. … Al was the kind of man who didn’t mind what might get said about his wife or daughter, but ...
Category: Stories
based on 37 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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On Sept 16, 1620 2 Ships Set Sail From Plymouth ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Nov 13, 2001
Summary: On Sept 16, 1620 2 ships set sail from Plymouth Englnad, The Speedwell and the Mayflower. The Speedwell encountered much difficulty as they began their journey springing many leaks in the ship. So when the 2 ships went to Port in Plymouth England...
Category: Stories
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Connected But Not Altered
Shared By: Jim Kane on May 6, 2002
Summary: CONNECTED BUT NOT ALTERED David Yarborough tells the story from one of Max Lucado’s books of a lady who had a small house on the seashore of Ireland at the turn of the century was quite wealthy but also quite frugal. The people were surprised, th...
Category: Stories
based on 177 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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A Man Flew Into Chicago & Hired A Taxi To Take ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Jul 2, 2002
Summary: A man flew into Chicago & hired a taxi to take him downtown. As he was riding along they came to a red light & the driver went right on through the red light. The man said, "Hey, the light was red. You’re supposed to stop." The driver said...
Category: Humor
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God Cares for His Creatures
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 27, 2002
Summary: FEATURE ARTICLE, God Cares for His Creatures ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Some of the most brilliant butterflies in tropical America are the butterflies of the genus Morpho. Many species are brilliant metallic blue. ...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
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A Young Girl Once Consulted With Her Minister. ...
Shared By: Sean Smuts on Aug 4, 2003
Summary: 1.A young girl once consulted with her minister. “I cannot stick it out any longer. I am the only Christian in the factory where I work. I get nothing but taunts and sneers. It is more than I can stand. I am going to resign.” “Will you tell me,” ask...
Category: Stories
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An Angel Walked the Beat Tonight on Highway 109
Shared By: John Gerald on Sep 2, 2004
Summary: An angel walked the beat tonight on Highway 109. A drunken man in an Oldsmobile, They said had run the light that caused the six-car pile up, On 109 that night. When broken bodies lay about, and blood was verywhere, the sirens screa...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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A Man Was Driving Through A Mining Region One ...
Shared By: Randy Aly on Oct 10, 2004
Summary: A man was driving through a mining region one Sunday when he noticed a large number of mules in an open field. When he inquired about this unusual sight, he was told that the work animals had been brought up from the dark passages below to preserve...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Pastor Who Lived For 18 Years In A Leper Colony ...
Shared By: Martin Kim on Oct 25, 2004
Summary: A pastor who lived for 18 years in a leper colony tell about an experience where a leper came running in from the field. The leper says to the pastor, “Look, look, one of my fingers fell off.? You are all aware of what happens when you have leprosy...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Adventist
Scripture: none
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History Records For Us An Interesting Footnote. ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 8, 2005
Summary: History records for us an interesting footnote. It was during the dark winter of 1864. At Petersburg, Virginia, the Confederate army of Robert E. Lee faced the Union divisions of General Ulysses S. Grant. The war was now three and a half years old a...
Category: Stories
based on 67 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: John 1:1-13
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Einstein Said The Reason He Could Construct The ...
Shared By: K. Edward Skidmore on Apr 18, 2006
Summary: Einstein said the reason he could construct the theory of relativity was because there is one thing in the world that is unchangeable. That one thing is the speed of light. Light travels at a rate of 100 and 86 thousand miles per second --- seven ...
Category: Statistics
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Word "fool" Doesn't Get As Much Use Now As It ...
Shared By: James Jack on Jun 9, 2007
Summary: The word “fool” doesn’t get as much use now as it once did. If one of my mates does something profoundly stupid I don’t usually cry out “you fool”. I might say “you are such an idiot” or “what a goose”. I’m sure many people you know would use much m...
Category: Humor
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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Holman Bible Dictionary States The Heart Is The ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Sep 30, 2010
Summary: Holman Bible dictionary states the HEART is the center of the physical, mental, and spiritual life of humans. This contrasts to the normal use of kardia ("heart") in Greek literature outside the Scriptures. The New Testament follows the Old Testamen...
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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Seeing the Heart
Shared By: Pastor Brad Henry on Aug 9, 2011
Summary: SEEING THE HEART When everyone starts filing into work today what if you could just see the inward appearance? You would not see who is the nicest dressed or nicest looking. All you would see would be the same spirit of everyone BUT in that spiri...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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Fly to the Light
Shared By: Joe Bertone on Aug 20, 2012
Summary: FLY TO THE LIGHT Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky has this huge sanctuary that seats thousands upon thousands. Sometimes birds get in there. The facilities department has the job of trying to figure out how to get these birds out....
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: John 8:12
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Light in the Darkness
Shared By: David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
Summary: LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS Have you ever been in on one of those guided tours of any of a number of caves around our country ... like Ruby Falls, or Carlsbad Caverns or another one. Our family went to the Carlsbad Caves in New Mexico years ago. And a...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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Light Of The ...
Shared By: Gordon Weatherby on May 2, 2013
Summary: LIGHT OF THE WORLD Jesus stated that we are to be the "Light of the World", and that a city set on a hill cannot be hidden. In the Canadian province of New Brunswick there is a church building on Deer Island that for many years has served as a ...
Category: Stories
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Shared By: Spencer Miller on Jun 16, 2013
Summary: I remember listening to a sermon illustration given by the powerful proclaimer, Rev. Dr. A. W. Mays of Austin, Texas. He told us of an incident that took place in his hometown of Austin concerning a streetlight. In Austin there was a high crime ...
Category: Stories