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How to Catch a Monkey
Shared By: Doug Sanders on Jan 2, 2001
Summary: HOW TO CATCH A MONKEY Native hunters in the jungles of Africa have a clever way of trapping monkeys. They slice a coconut in two, hollow it out, and in one half of the shell cut a hole just big enough for a monkey’s hand to pass through. Then ...
Category: Humor
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The Story Is Told (by Ernest Hemingway) Of A ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: The story is told (by Ernest Hemingway) of a father and his teenage son who had a relationship that had become strained to the point of breaking. Finally the son ran away from home. His father, however, began a journey in search of his rebellious ...
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Faithful Instructions
Shared By: Randy Leckliter on Sep 16, 2002
Summary: FAITHFUL INSTRUCTIONS There was a man who got lost in the desert. After wandering around for a long time his throat became very dry, about that time he saw a little shack in the distance. He made his way over to the shack and found a water pump ...
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Helpless on My Own
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Jul 15, 2003
Summary: HELPLESS ON MY OWN Philip Keller was a sheep rancher. In his book, "A Shepherd Looks at the Twenty-third Psalm," he says that sheep they require more attention than any other livestock. They just can’t take care of themselves. Unless their ...
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Remembering My Purpose
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Dec 22, 2004
Summary: REMEMBERING MY PURPOSE The Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful and costly tombs ever built, but there is something fascinating about its beginnings. In 1629, when the favorite wife of Indian ruler Shah Jahan died, he ordered that a magnifice...
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A Young New Minister Fresh From Bible College ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 6, 2005
Summary: A young new minister fresh from bible college wanted everybody in the new town where he was preaching to be bapized. One day he was walking through a section in town and spotted a homeless man sitting in an alley. He strolled up to the man and ask...
Category: Humor
based on 14 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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My Wife And I Recently Saw A Television Show On ...
Shared By: Bruce Ferris on Aug 26, 2006
Summary: My wife and I recently saw a television show on The History Channel titled, “The Man Who Predicted 911.” We were both moved by this hour presentation and its focus on one man by the name of Rick Rescorla. Long before September 11th, Rick Rescorla...
Category: Stories
based on 35 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Let There Be Peace
Shared By: Eric Ferguson on May 16, 2008
Summary: LET THERE BE PEACE "Those kids will drive you crazy!" That's what the old man's friends told him when he bought the small, well kept house just down the street from the local junior high school. Contrary to their warnings though, the man's fir...
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based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Jesus’ Mission We're Told In Luke 19:10 Is ...
Shared By: Dale Pilgrim on Mar 28, 2010
Summary: Jesus’ mission we're told in Luke 19:10 is to “Seek and save what was lost.” Lost doesn’t mean “damned or doomed,” says William Barclay. In the New Testament it simply means to save people in the wrong place. Barclay continues that “a thing is lost ...
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Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: none
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Come Home
Shared By: Joe Bertone on Aug 27, 2012
Summary: COME HOME Longing to leave her poor Brazilian neighborhood, Christina wanted to see the world. Discontent with a home having only a pallet on the floor, a washbasin, and a wood-burning stove, she dreamed of a better life in the city. One morning ...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Matthew 18:12-14
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Treasure hunting with Jesus ✞ marks the spot.
Shared By: Coz von on Feb 11, 2016
Summary: John 3:16-17 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him migh...
Category: Quotes
Scripture: John 3:16
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JOHN DENVER'S LOST OPPORTUNITY
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on May 23, 2016
Summary: JOHN DENVER’S LOST OPPORTUNITY One day in a frequent flyer room, I looked over and saw John Denver. It was pretty obvious with his distinct features and signature guitar that it was him. I went over and said, "John!" He jumped up, stuck out his...
Category: Stories