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What Is Servanthood? It’s A Question We ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 30, 2001
Summary: What is servanthood? It’s a question we have to answer because today the concept has largely been abandoned by our culture. In his book, The Jesus Style, Gayle D. Erwin described servanthood this way: "A servant’s job is to do all he ...
Category: Quotes
based on 115 ratings
Denomination: *other
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Possums and the Grave
Shared By: Joel Pankow on Apr 13, 2001
Summary: POSSUMS AND THE GRAVE I have heard that possums are smart animals. You wouldn’t think so because you hardly ever see one except when it’s dead on the road. There’s a joke that goes, “why did the chicken cross the road? To prove to the possum t...
Category: Stories
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Reaching The End Of A Job Interview, The Human ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on May 4, 2001
Summary: Reaching the end of a job interview, the human resources person asked a young engineer fresh out of MIT what kind of a salary he was looking for. "In the neighborhood of $140,000 a year, depending on the benefits package." "Well, what would you sa...
Category: Humor
based on 196 ratings
Denomination: *other
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James Hunter In His Book "the Servant" Presents A ...
Shared By: Paul Newell on Aug 29, 2001
Summary: James Hunter in his book “The Servant” presents a powerful picture of what it really means to be a leader/servant. He shares: leadership is ultimately rooted in our will. Not forcing our will on others, but demonstrating our will to serve. There i...
Category: Quotes
based on 84 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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At First I Saw God As My Observer, ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 2, 2004
Summary: Illustration: At first I saw God as my observer, my judge, keeping track of the things I did wrong, so as to know whether I merited heaven or hell when I die. He was out there sort of like the president. I recognized His picture when I saw it, but I...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: *other
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Reinhold Niebuhr, A Famous American Protestant ...
Shared By: Lynn Malone on Mar 23, 2006
Summary: Reinhold Niebuhr, a famous American Protestant theologian in the 20th century, served as both a working pastor in Detroit and a respected professor at Yale University. He told the story of a flatland farm boy who, all his young life, dreamed of bei...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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Under Most Christmas Trees On December 25 There ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Under most Christmas trees on December 25 there will be many gifts. On Calvary's tree there was only one gift but it included all others Gods gift of his only begotten Son.
Category: Quotes
based on 13 ratings
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When I Was In The Media, I Spent A Week In ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: When I was in the media, I spent a week in Culion, Palawan. In fact, it was a holy week. Yes, that’s part of Palawan. But I don’t think you would like to go there. Culion was a leper colony. That’s where we quarantine or exile people afflicted with ...
Category: Stories
based on 9 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Moody's Servant's Heart
Shared By: Gordon Curley on Nov 22, 2010
Summary: MOODY'S SERVANT'S HEART A large group of European pastors came to one of D. L. Moody’s Northfield Bible Conferences in Massachusetts in the late 1800s. Following the European custom of the time, each guest put his shoes outside his room to be cle...
Category: Stories
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James and John Talking
Shared By: Andrew Moffatt on May 9, 2011
Summary: JAMES AND JOHN TALKING This is how I imagine it was before Salome approached Jesus about one of the boys being at either side of him in his kingdom. Remember these two disciples were the "sons of thunder." James: What do you reckon I’m sure th...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: Matthew 20:20-27