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Tim Gibson avatar
God Won’t Ask What Kind Of Car You ...
Shared By: Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: 1. God won’t ask what kind of car you drove, but will ask how many people you drove who didn’t have transportation. 2. God won’t ask the square footage of your house, but will ask how many people you welcomed into your home...
Category: Quotes
based on 137 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 24:1-25:1
David Browne avatar
On The Australian Coat Of Arms Is A Picture Of A ...
Shared By: David Browne on Dec 9, 2000
Summary: On the Australian coat of arms is a picture of a emu and a kangaroo. These animals were chosen because they share a characteristic that appealed to our forefathers. Both the emu and kangaroo can move only forward, not back. The emu’s three-toe...
Category: Stories
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Judge A Man By The Reputation Of His Enemies. ...
Shared By: Carlton Coon on Dec 27, 2000
Summary: Judge a man by the reputation of his enemies. Arabian Proverb
Category: Quotes
based on 83 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Recently I Read The Biography Of Norman Grubb, A ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: Recently I read the biography of Norman Grubb, a missionary in Africa and the leader of his mission for 30 years. I was struck by what he wrote: "At conversion we learned that we had not done what we should, but then we soon learn that of ourselves ...
Category: Stories
based on 139 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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When My Mother Used To Make Jam, I Would Watch ...
Shared By: Clark Tanner on Dec 30, 2000
Summary: When my mother used to make jam, I would watch her pour wax over the top of the preserves until it was at the brim of the jar. She would then carefully wipe some wax around the rim itself, and place the rubber lined lid on tight. The wax and the v...
Category: Stories
based on 173 ratings
Denomination: Orthodox
Scripture: Ephesians 1:13
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There's A Story Told Of A Husband And Wife Both ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: There’s a story told of a husband and wife both of who were doctors - one a doctor of theology and the other a doctor of medicine. When their doorbell was rung and the maid answered, the inquirer would often ask for "the doctor". The maid’s interest...
Category: Humor
based on 92 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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There’s An Old Story Of A Man Who Was ...
Shared By: Clark Tanner on Jan 6, 2001
Summary: There’s an old story of a man who was walking at night, and saw another man searching for something near a lamp post. Approaching, he asked the man what he was looking for, and the man, without looking up, replied, “My watch”. ...
Category: Humor
based on 150 ratings
Denomination: Orthodox
Scripture: 1 John 1:5-10
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Joy In Christ Requires A Commitment To ...
Shared By: John Hamby on Jan 8, 2001
Summary: “Joy in Christ requires a commitment to working at the Christian lifestyle. Salvation comes as a gif, but the joy of salvation demands disciplined action. Most Christians I know have just enough of the Gospel to make them miserable, but not en...
Category: Quotes
based on 143 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: John 12:23-13:26
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One Sunday As They Drove Home From Church, A ...
Shared By: Kyle Meador on Jan 15, 2001
Summary: One Sunday as they drove home from church, a little girl turned to her mother and said, "Mommy, there’s something about the preacher’s message this morning that I don’t understand." The mother said, "Oh? What is it?" The little gir...
Category: Humor
based on 281 ratings
Scripture: none
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There Was A Young Boy Living In Paris At The End ...
Shared By: Kyle Meador on Jan 15, 2001
Summary: There was a young boy living in Paris at the end of the World War II. He had been orphaned by the atrocities committed within his city by the occupying German forces. He scrounged around the ruined city as best as he could to find food, clothes and ...
Category: Stories
based on 121 ratings
Scripture: none
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Prayer of St. Theresa
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Jan 20, 2001
Summary: Prayer of ST. Theresa "Christ has no body now but yours No hands, no feet on earth but yours Yours are the eyes through which he looks compassion on this world Yours are the feet with which He walks to do good Yours are the hands wi...
Category: Quotes
based on 174 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:27
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Mark Twain Once Said, "the Church Is A Place ...
Shared By: Dan Erickson on Nov 20, 2000
Summary: Mark Twain once said, "The church is a place where a nice, respectable person stands in front of other nice, respectable people and urges them to be nicer and more respectable."
Category: Quotes
based on 112 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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What Will Your Heritage Be?
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: WHAT WILL YOUR HERITAGE BE? An investigation into the famed 18th century revival preacher Jonathan Edwards (1703-58) showed that, of the 1,394 known descendants of Jonathan Edwards, 100 became preachers and missionaries, 100 lawyers, 80 publ...
Category: Statistics
based on 173 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Chuck Colson Says It Well, "holiness Is The ...
Shared By: Bruce Goettsche on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: Chuck Colson says it well, "Holiness is the everyday business of every Christian. It evidences itself in the decisions we make and the things we do, hour by hour, day by day." [Loving God p. 131]
Category: Quotes
based on 114 ratings
Scripture: 1 John 1:5
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How Do You Have A Loving Church? A Survey Of ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: How do you have a loving church? A survey of 8,600 people from congregations in 39 different denominations measured their `love quotient’. The conclusion - growing churches are more loving to each other and to visitors than declining churche...
Category: Statistics
based on 188 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Acts 2:42-47
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Commentator William Barclay Notes: “you ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: Commentator William Barclay notes: “You can tell what a man’s relationship with God is by looking at his relationship with other people. If a man is at variance with his fellow man, and if he’s a quarrelsome, competitive, argument...
Category: Quotes
based on 92 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Galatians 3:23-29
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Years Ago, Leslie Flynn Penned A Book Called, ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: Years ago, Leslie Flynn penned a book called, Great Church Fights. In it he chronicled the way people in different churches would go after each other – all in the name of Jesus Christ. A young father heard a commotion out in his backyard, he...
Category: Humor
based on 207 ratings
Denomination: *other
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When We Vote We Demonstrate Our Beliefs By The ...
Shared By: Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: When we vote we demonstrate our beliefs by the way we vote. Some people demonstrate by joining political organizations, others by writing letters to government leaders or editorial pages for the local newspaper. Some people demonstrate by picketing,...
Category: Stories
based on 134 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Man Walked Up To A Vending Machine, Put In A ...
Shared By: Davon Huss on Feb 19, 2001
Summary: A man walked up to a vending machine, put in a coin, pressed the buttons labeled, “coffee, double cream, sugar.” No cup appeared, but the nozzles went into action sending forth coffee, cream and sugar. After the proper amounts had gone...
Category: Humor
based on 215 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Rather Pompous-looking Deacon Was Endeavoring ...
Shared By: Evie Megginson on Mar 27, 2001
Summary: A rather pompous-looking deacon was endeavoring to impress upon a class of boys the importance of living the Christian life. "Why do people call me a Christian?" the man asked. After a moment’s pause, one youngster said, "Maybe it’s beca...
Category: Humor
based on 144 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Christian Man Is The Most Free Lord Of All, ...
Shared By: Alan Perkins on Apr 3, 2001
Summary: "A Christian man is the most free lord of all, and subject to none; a Christian man is the most dutiful servant of all, and subject to every one." - Martin Luther, Concerning Christian Liberty (1520)
Category: Quotes
based on 120 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Finding His Newly-appointed Pastor Standing At ...
Shared By: David DeWitt on Apr 9, 2001
Summary: Finding his newly-appointed pastor standing at his study window in the church weeping as he looked over the inner city¡¦s tragic conditions, a layman sought to console him: "Don¡¦t worry. After you¡¦ve been here a while, you¡¦ll get used to it." ...
Category: Stories
based on 110 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Notice John Wesley’s Rule For Christian ...
Shared By: Evie Megginson on Apr 17, 2001
Summary: Notice John Wesley’s Rule for Christian Living Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever... You c...
Category: Quotes
based on 103 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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When You Get A Flu Shot Your Getting Injected ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Apr 24, 2001
Summary: When you get a flu shot your getting injected with a very small amount of the sickness. So small that it shouldn’t make you sick and should keep you from getting very sick. Many people in the Church just want flu shoot Christianity. Not too...
Category: Stories
based on 156 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Mary Lewis avatar
We’ve Probably All Heard The Expression, ...
Shared By: Mary Lewis on May 10, 2001
Summary: We’ve probably all heard the expression, “This separates the men from the boys!” What kinds of things separate the men from the boys? Things that involve danger and risk. Things that take courage and a willingness to sacrifice. Thi...
Category: Quotes
based on 121 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Was Reading An Article This Week About Some Of ...
Shared By: Wayne Major on May 14, 2001
Summary: I was reading an article this week about some of the dangers that face our young people simply because they imitate what they see. The article told about the Reebok company pulling an ad which showed an athlete jumping over an oncoming car—because ...
Category: Quotes
based on 98 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: Ephesians 5:1
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Matthew Henry Wrote In His Commentary: "those ...
Shared By: Wayne Major on May 14, 2001
Summary: Matthew Henry wrote in his commentary: “Those who teach by their doctrine must teach by their life, or else they pull down with one hand what they build up with the other.”
Category: Quotes
based on 99 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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I Conducted A Personal Survey For An Evangelism ...
Shared By: Wayne Major on May 14, 2001
Summary: I conducted a personal survey for an evangelism course in seminary, examining the ways people come to faith in Christ. The single most influence in leading people to Christ? By far, it was the parents. Behind parents came pastors, youth pastors, ...
Category: Statistics
based on 137 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Question: What Do An Airplane, Bicycle And A ...
Shared By: Mike Richardson on May 16, 2001
Summary: QUESTION: What do an airplane, bicycle and a church have in common? ANSWER: If either stops moving forward you’re in trouble!
Category: Humor
based on 261 ratings
Scripture: none
Howard Flynn avatar
There Are Advantages To Being Able To See. For ...
Shared By: Howard Flynn on May 17, 2001
Summary: There are advantages to being able to see. For example, when I was a seminary student, I went to apply for a driver license. The clerk at the Department of Motor Vehicles asked me to read a line on the eye chart. I responded by reading a series of ...
Category: Stories
based on 120 ratings
Denomination: Adventist
Scripture: none