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Focus On The Family Compiled The Following ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: Focus on the Family compiled the following conclusions of the effectiveness of 25 years of addressing the search of intimacy with "safe sex" ideology. (From Fresh Illustrations) Ten percent of all 15 to 19 year-old females become pregnant each y...
Category: Statistics
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Many Years Ago, A Professor From Harvard ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: Many years ago, a professor from Harvard University was speaking to a class on Columbus Day. He said that there were three profound things about Christopher Columbus’ discovery of America: First, when he left Spain he didn’t know wh...
Category: Humor
based on 217 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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T]here Really Is No Story About The Resurrection ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 2, 2001
Summary: [T]here really is no story about the Resurrection in the New Testament. Except in the most fragmentary way, it is not described at all. There is no poetry about it. Instead, it is simply proclaimed as a fact. Christ is risen! In fact, the very exist...
Category: Quotes
based on 133 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Dad's Resolution
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Dec 23, 2002
Summary: DAD'S RESOLUTION Last year when I called my parents to wish them a happy New Year, my dad answered the phone. "Well, Dad, what’s your New Year’s resolution?" I asked him. "To make your mother as happy as I can all year," he answered proudly. Then...
Category: Humor
based on 57 ratings
Scripture: none
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Someone Once Said…"i Made 6 Resolutions Last ...
Shared By: Jonathan Busch on Jan 6, 2003
Summary: Someone once said…”I made 6 resolutions last year and I kept them all Year long. They are in an envelope on the top of my file cabinet.”
Category: Humor
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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How Often Christians Assume They Have Worshiped ...
Shared By: Richard McNair on Nov 4, 2004
Summary: How often Christians assume they have worshiped God simply because they have been in church! We are told that the church building is "God’s house" (an inaccurate designation borrowed from the Old Testament temple) and conclude that worship must take...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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An Ever-rolling Stream!" Genesis 6: 1-3 Key ...
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Dec 30, 2004
Summary: “An Ever-Rolling Stream!” Genesis 6: 1-3 Key verse(s): 3: “Then the Lord said, ‘My Spirit will not contend with man forever, for hie is mortal; his days will be a hundred and twenty years.’” “It can wait until tomorrow!” Despite that old adage, “...
Category: Stories
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Genesis 6:1-3
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Cymbala's Easter Story
Shared By: Davon Huss on Jan 31, 2005
Summary: CYMBALA'S EASTER STORY Jim Cymbala preaches at a church in the slums of New York. He tells the following story: It was Easter Sunday and I was so tired at the end of the day that I just went to the edge of the platform, pulled down my tie and ...
Category: Stories
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This Morning I Want To Focus Upon Some New ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: This morning I want to focus upon some new year’s resolutions that each of should consider for ourselves, but before we delve into our topic, I thought you might enjoy a few stories of failed resolutions: A story is told that At the beginning of a ...
Category: Stories
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For Many Of Us, Our New Years Resolutions Seem To ...
Shared By: Jay Winters on Jan 10, 2008
Summary: For many of us, our New Years resolutions seem to resemble carbon dating – where we can establish the date of our resolution by how many “half lives” it has had. Here are some examples: 2003: I will read at least 10 books a year. 2004: I will re...
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Philippians 3:7-16
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Just As When A Man And Woman Fall In Love, So ...
Shared By: Brian Harvison on Apr 18, 2008
Summary: Just as when a man and woman fall in love, so also new believers rejoice at their new found forgiveness. You know how it is when you first get married. The newness of it makes it so exciting. An 80-year-old couple was having problems remembering ...
Category: Humor
based on 14 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Habakkuk 1:1-11:11
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Mary Had the Little Lamb
Shared By: Matthew Kratz on Dec 21, 2008
Summary: Mary Had The Little Lamb Mary had the little Lamb, who lived before His birth; Self-existent Son of God, from Heaven He came to Earth. (Micah 5:2) Mary had the little Lamb; see Him in yonder stall— Virgin-born Son of God, to save man from th...
Category: Quotes
based on 8 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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The Caddy
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 13, 2011
Summary: THE CADDY Two golfers stepped up to the first tee on the St. Andrews course in New York. The older golfer was a kindly man who played a thoughtful, deliberate game. The younger golfer was full of pride and impatience. On the first hole he sli...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
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Beginning Again
Shared By: Sam McCormick on Dec 29, 2016
Summary: BEGINNING AGAIN The opening lines of a poem by Louisa Fletcher express this plaintive wish: I wish that there were some wonderful place Called the "Land of Beginning Again," Where all our mistakes, and all our heartaches, And all of our poo...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: John 3:3-8