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Alan Stokes avatar
The Movie Shadowlands Is About C.s. Lewis’ ...
Shared By: Alan Stokes on Dec 9, 2000
Summary: The movie Shadowlands is about C.S. Lewis’ relationship with his wife Joy. In the movie, Lewis’ colleague’s praise him and affirm that C.S. Lewis’ faithful prayers were getting God to help his wife. In response C.S. Lewis...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 71 ratings
Denomination: Holiness
Scripture: none
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A Story Is Told Of A Shipwrecked Crew Who Had ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 30, 2000
Summary: A story is told of a shipwrecked crew who had been drifting for days in a small boat off the coast of Brazil. They were suffering the horrors of thirst but they dare not drink the seawater because the salt would make it even worse. They saw a vess...
Category: Stories
based on 75 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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There Was Once A Pastor Who Had A Little Five ...
Shared By: Stephen Fournier on Jan 3, 2001
Summary: There was once a pastor who had a little five year old daughter. Now the little girl notice that every time her dad stood behind the pulpit, and was getting ready to preach he would bow his head for moment before he began to preach. The little gir...
Category: Humor
based on 146 ratings
Denomination: Bible Church
Scripture: none
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In His Book, Just As I Am, Billy Graham Writes Of ...
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Jan 4, 2001
Summary: In his book, Just As I Am, Billy Graham writes of the following event. "One summer while in New Jersey, I was having lunch at a roadside diner when I was greeted by a big, smiling man whose eyes grew large as he studied me. “Hallelujah!” he ...
Category: Stories
based on 181 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: none
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The Devout Priest Was Caught In A Flood One Day, ...
Shared By: Simon Rundell on Jan 19, 2001
Summary: The devout priest was caught in a flood one day, and he climbed onto the roof of his Vicarage and as the water started lapping up over the roof he prayed “Lord, deliver me from this flood”. The water continued to rise and a policeman ...
Category: Humor
based on 183 ratings
Denomination: Episcopal/Anglican
Scripture: none
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One Teenager View Of Prayer: “god Answers ...
Shared By: Brian McCutchen on Jan 26, 2001
Summary: One teenager view of prayer: “God answers prayer four ways: yes, no, wait awhile, or, you’ve got to be kidding!”
Category: Humor
based on 144 ratings
Scripture: none
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It’s Like The Lutheran Pastor Who Always ...
Shared By: Richard Jones on Nov 1, 2000
Summary: It’s like the Lutheran pastor who always started each service with "The Lord be with you." The people would respond, "and also with you.” But, one Sunday the PA system wasn’t working so the first thing he said was "There’s s...
Category: Humor
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How Do You Feel About People? A Pastor Arranged ...
Shared By: Russell Brownworth on Feb 2, 2001
Summary: How do you feel about people? A pastor arranged for a gathering of the women’s auxiliary. It was to be a garden party on the church lawn, under the old oak. At the last moment, the morning of the party, Mrs. Preacher discovered she left Sis...
Category: Humor
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While Crossing The Atlantic On An Ocean Liner, ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Feb 15, 2001
Summary: While crossing the Atlantic on an ocean liner, F.B. Meyer was asked to speak to the first class passengers. At the captain’s request he spoke on “Answered Prayer.” An agnostic who was present at the service was asked by his friends, “What did you ...
Category: Stories
based on 92 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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God Answers Prayers
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Feb 26, 2001
Summary: GOD ANSWERS PRAYERS Have you ever heard of George Mueller? One day he looked down the streets of Bristol, England, & saw 100’s of homeless children. He was so moved with concern for them that he decided that something had to be done. He h...
Category: Stories
based on 168 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 13:44-52:52
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In The Middle Of A Forest, There Was A Hunter Who ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 21, 2001
Summary: In the middle of a forest, there was a hunter who was suddenly confronted with a huge, mean bear. In all his fears, his attempt to shoot the bear was unsuccessful. He turned away and started to run as fast as he could. Finally, he ended up at the e...
Category: Humor
based on 123 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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I Read About A Small Oklahoma Town That Had Two ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on May 6, 2001
Summary: I read about a small Oklahoma town that had two churches and one distillery. Members of both churches complained that the distillery was giving the community a bad imagine. And to make matters worse the owner of the distillery was an out spoken athe...
Category: Humor
based on 244 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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One Day A Woman Was Rushing Home From A ...
Shared By: David Swinney on May 11, 2001
Summary: One day a woman was rushing home from a doctor’s appointment. The doctor had been somewhat delayed at the hospital, and the lab work took a little longer than usual so by the time she left the clinic she was running quite a bit behind schedul...
Category: Humor
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F.b. Meyer Preached In London, England, While ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on May 15, 2001
Summary: F.B. Meyer preached in London, England, while Charles Spurgeon & G. Campbell Morgan were preaching there, too. They were all great preachers, but Spurgeon’s church & Morgan’s church were both bigger than Meyer’s church. And he ad...
Category: Stories
based on 131 ratings
Scripture: none
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How Much Does Prayer Weigh?
Shared By: Danny Thomas on May 21, 2001
Summary: How Much Does Prayer Weigh? Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store. She approached the owner of the store in a most humble manner and asked if he would let her charge a few groceries. S...
Category: Stories
based on 157 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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A Young Girl Had To Pass Through A Bad ...
Shared By: Gary Merillat on Jun 4, 2001
Summary: A young girl had to pass through a bad neighborhood. As she went down a dark street she noticed a shadowy figure stalking her. She was gripped with fear, but to her relief the stalker did not attack. Later, she read of another young lady who was att...
Category: Stories
based on 180 ratings
Scripture: none
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During The Dark Days Of The American Revolution, ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Jun 19, 2001
Summary: During the dark days of the American Revolution, when the Continental Army had experienced several setbacks, a farmer who lived near the battlefield approached Washington’s camp unheard. Suddenly his ears caught an earnest voice raised in ago...
Category: Stories
based on 103 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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The Hitchhiker
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Aug 28, 2001
Summary: Illus.:The Hitchhiker Roger Simms, hitchhiking his way home, would never forget the date—May 7. His heavy suitcase made Roger tired. He was anxious to take off his army uniform once and for all. Flashing the hitchhiking sigh to the oncoming c...
Category: Stories
based on 49 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
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Tony Campolo, A Baptist Minister, Was Invited To ...
Shared By: Michael Cassara on Sep 8, 2001
Summary: Tony Campolo, A Baptist minister, was invited to speak at a college in Valley Forge Penn. He drove to the college and before he spoke several men took him in the back room and began to pray for him, that God would use his speech. While these m...
Category: Stories
based on 50 ratings
Scripture: none
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Brenda Was A Young Woman That Wanted To Learn To ...
Shared By: Michael Cassara on Sep 8, 2001
Summary: Brenda was a young woman that wanted to learn to go rock climbing. Although she was scared to death she went with a group and they faced this tremendous cliff of rock. Practically perpendicular. In spite of her fear, she put on the gear and she took...
Category: Stories
based on 53 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Following Incident Took Place In 1968 On An ...
Shared By: Michael Cassara on Sep 8, 2001
Summary: The following incident took place in 1968 on an airliner bound for New York. It started out routine and uneventful. Descending to the destination, the pilot realized the landing gear would not engage. He worked the controls back and forth, trying ag...
Category: Stories
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An African Pastor Once Told Of A Construction ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Sep 22, 2001
Summary: An African pastor once told of a construction worker that fell on a nail, and as a result, got tetanus. The people in his church fervently prayed and fasted, but the man died. When they had the funeral, however, it turned out to be a crusade! Many p...
Category: Stories
based on 81 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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There Was A Single Mother Who Had Heard A ...
Shared By: Morris Mott on Sep 27, 2001
Summary: There was a single mother who had heard a Biblical financial teacher say, “Quit looking at your job as the source of your income. Look at your job as only one avenue, one channel the Source, El Shaddai, uses to bring finances into your life. ...
Category: Stories
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A Little Girl's Prayer
Shared By: Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
Summary: A LITTLE GIRL’S PRAYER One night I had worked hard to help a mother in the labor ward; but in spite of all we could do she died, leaving us with a tiny premature baby and a crying two-year-old daughter. We would have difficulty keeping the baby a...
Category: Stories
based on 110 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Hosea 6:2 James 5:17
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Prayer Works
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Oct 15, 2001
Summary: PRAYER WORKS The researchers at Columbia University conducted a study with 199 women at an in vitro fertilization clinic in Korea. Unknown to the patients and their doctors, groups of strangers from the US, Canada, and Australia were asked to pra...
Category: Stories
based on 9 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Dr. Elizabeth Targ, A Psychiatrist At The Pacific ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Oct 15, 2001
Summary: Dr. Elizabeth Targ, a psychiatrist at the Pacific College of Medicine in San Francisco, has also tested out prayer on critically ill AIDS patients. All 20 patients in the study got pretty much the same medical treatment, but only half of them were p...
Category: Stories
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The Year Was The Late 1700's. The Place Was ...
Shared By: James O. Davis on Dec 5, 2001
Summary: The year was the late 1700’s. The place was India. The missionary was William Carey. He was a shoe repairman. He had a world map on his wall. India became a burden to him. He left for India and spent 42 years there and translated the Bible int...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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The Year Was 1934. The Place Was Charlotte, Nc. ...
Shared By: James O. Davis on Dec 5, 2001
Summary: The year was 1934. The place was Charlotte, NC. The evangelist was Mordecai Ham. The city was deeply moved by God, and a farmer’s son named Billy Graham was saved in that revival. The secret was that a group of business men gathered at Billy Gra...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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God and Truth Relieve Agony
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Dec 13, 2001
Summary: GOD AND TRUTH RELIEVE AGONY Lloyd John Ogilvie, chaplain of the United States Senate, recalls: Senator Max Cleland, who lost both of his legs and his right hand in Vietnam, came to the Bible study withdrawn and tired. Another senator said, "Ma...
Category: Stories
based on 15 ratings
Scripture: none
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When My Wife And I Were At Dallas Seminary Back ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Dec 16, 2001
Summary: When my wife and I were at Dallas Seminary back in the early 1960s, we lived in a little apartment that was part of a small group of apartments that have since then been destroyed, I am happy to say. Hot and cold running rats--all the joys of home w...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none