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I Read Recently The Story Of A 10-year-old Boy ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 6, 2001
Summary: I read recently the story of a 10-year-old boy who decided to study judo despite the fact that he had lost his left arm in a devastating car accident. The boy began lessons with an old Japanese judo master. The boy was doing well, so he couldn&#...
Category: Stories
based on 127 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Bible, Effect of Reading
Shared By: Troy Borst on Jul 15, 2001
Summary: Bible, Effect of Reading, autoillustrator.com Some seem to expect the Word of God to hit them like a jolt of adrenaline each time they read or study it. Although the "jolt" may hit us periodically, the benefits of the Word of God act more like v...
Category: Stories
based on 110 ratings
Scripture: none
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Prayer's Best Position
Shared By: David Yarbrough on May 20, 2002
Summary: PRAYER'S BEST POSITION Three ministers were talking about prayer in general and the appropriate and effective positions for prayer. As they were talking, a telephone repairman was working on the phone system in the background. One minister s...
Category: Humor
based on 83 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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In A Speech Made In 1863, Abraham Lincoln Said, ...
Shared By: Jeff Simms on Jul 22, 2003
Summary: In a speech made in 1863, Abraham Lincoln said, "We have been the receipients of the choicest bounties of heaven; we have been preserved these many years in peace and prospertiy; we have grown in numbers, wealth, and power as no other nation has eve...
Category: Quotes
based on 88 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Genesis 6:5-13 Genesis 17:15-19 Genesis 40:1-23 Exodus 1:1-8 Exodus 14:10-15 Deuteronomy 1:1-28:28 Deuteronomy 8:13-14 Joshua 1:1-9 Joshua 1:1-11 Joshua 18:1-25 2 Samuel 7:12-16 2 Samuel 9:6-13 1 Kings 17:1-7 2 Chronicles 1:6-12 2 Chronicles 7:1-4 Nehemiah 2:18-20 Psalms 13:1-6 Psalms 100:1-5 Psalms 138:1-8 Psalms 139:7-8 Proverbs 1:20-30 Proverbs 4:1-30 Proverbs 30:8-9 Proverbs 31:17-32:1 Ecclesiastes 3:1-9 Ecclesiastes 9:10 Isaiah 7:1-16 Isaiah 26:3 Isaiah 27:6 Isaiah 48:17-18 Isaiah 57:15 Jeremiah 31:27-34 Daniel 1:1-15:15 Daniel 1:1-2:1 Joel 1:1-3:5 Zechariah 9:9-12 Zechariah 12:1-13:9 Matthew 1:23 Matthew 2:1-18 Matthew 2:13-23 Matthew 3:1-12 Matthew 4:1-11 Matthew 5:21-37 Matthew 11:1-12:48 Matthew 13:22 Matthew 13:44-52 Matthew 21:1-11 Matthew 22:37-40 Matthew 24:17-21 Matthew 24:36-44 Matthew 25:14-28 Matthew 25:21 Matthew 25:31-46 Matthew 26:26-30 Matthew 28:19-20 Mark 3:1-9 Mark 3:7-4:34 Mark 10:17-31 Mark 10:35-45 Luke 2:1-7 Luke 4:14-27 Luke 5:1-11 Luke 6:6-11 Luke 6:27-30 Luke 9:52-62 Luke 13:1-17 Luke 15:11-32 Luke 18:9-14 Luke 19:1-10 Luke 19:28-40:19 Luke 19:32 John 1:1-18 John 1:29-42 John 2:1-11 John 3:16-4:1 John 4:21-24 John 8:1-11 John 10:7-15 John 12:1-8 John 13:23-24 John 14:15-21 John 14:15-17 John 15:13-15 John 16:33-33:33 John 17:1-24 John 20:19-31 John 20:24-31 Acts 8:9-24 Romans 1:8-15 Romans 8:24-25 Romans 8:35-39 Romans 12:1-2 Romans 12:12-14 1 Corinthians 9:19-34 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 1 Corinthians 13:1-7 2 Corinthians 3:1-11 2 Corinthians 3:13-18 Galatians 1:1-22 Ephesians 2:8-10 Ephesians 4:11-16 Philippians 2:5-11 Philippians 4:6-12 Colossians 2:1-10 Colossians 3:10 Colossians 3:22-4:1 Colossians 4:2-6 2 Thessalonians 2:1-4 1 Timothy 6:19 2 Timothy 1:3-5 2 Timothy 3:10-17 Titus 2:11-15 Titus 3:1-5 Philemon 1:17-19 Hebrews 1:6-14 Hebrews 7:1-28 Hebrews 11:1-40 Hebrews 11:8-10 James 1:19-27 James 4:1-10 1 Peter 1:1-9 1 Peter 1:4 1 Peter 1:18-23 1 Peter 1:22 2 Peter 1:3-11 2 Peter 1:4 1 John 1:1-10 1 John 2:2 1 John 4:7-12 1 John 5:1-6:12 1 John 5:1-12 1 John 5:10-12 1 John 5:14-15 Revelation 2:1-29 Revelation 2:4-5 More
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Have You Ever Heard Of Lieutenant Hirro Onada? ...
Shared By: K. Edward Skidmore on Jan 16, 2007
Summary: Have you ever heard of Lieutenant Hirro Onada? He was the last Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II. He was left on the island Lubang in the Philippines in 1944 --- along with three other soldiers. They were left with the command to ...
Category: Stories
based on 39 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 8:5-13
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Strength Renewed
Shared By: Tony Abram on Mar 3, 2007
Summary: Billy Graham says: "As an evangelist, I have often felt too far spent to minister from the pulpit to men and women who have filled stadiums to hear a message from the Lord. Yet again and again my weakness has vanished, and my strength has been ren...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Ive Never Been One Who Thought The Good Lord ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Ive never been one who thought the good Lord should make life easy; Ive just asked Him to make me strong.
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Do Not Pray For Easy Lives. Pray To Be Stronger ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be a miracle."
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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We Either Make Ourselves Miserable, Or We Make ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same."
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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If Youre Strong Enough, There Are No ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "If youre strong enough, there are no precedents."
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Strong Men Can Always Afford To Be Gentle. Only ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Strong men can always afford to be gentle. Only the weak are intent on giving as good as they get.
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Elements Of Our Strength Are Many. They ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "The elements of our strength are many. They include our democratic government, our economic system, our great natural resources. But, the basic source of our strength is spiritual. We believe in the dignity of man."
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Ive Called For Whatever It Takes To Be So ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Ive called for whatever it takes to be so strong that no other nation will dare violate the peace. If that means superiority, so be it."
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Some People Think It's Holding On That Makes One ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong. Sometimes it's letting go.
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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It Is The Mark Of Weak Men That They Break Down ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "It is the mark of weak men that they break down under unusual responsibilities, of strong men that they are developed by them."
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Inside Each Of Us Is A Well Of Strength That You ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Inside each of us is a well of strength that you could call upon if you're only willing to reach inside and get it.
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
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When My Father Passed Away, I Remember Going To ...
Shared By: Jeff Kennedy on Sep 9, 2009
Summary: When my father passed away, I remember going to church that morning. Our family had only been attending that church for a few weeks, and my dad was on his way to work that morning to put in some overtime, and he was going to meet us at the late ser...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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When Life Is Hard… Never Give ...
Shared By: David Rumley on Oct 28, 2009
Summary: When life is hard… never give up… • Henry Ford failed and went broke five times before he finally succeeded. • Beethoven handled the violin awkwardly and preferred playing his own compositions instead of improving his technique. His teacher calle...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Daddy, Are You There?
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Dec 7, 2009
Summary: DADDY, ARE YOU THERE? Oh how blessed it is to know that when the times of pain come and when our hearts become broken, we have Someone to whom we can turn that will give us Strength and that will keep us Safe. Only Jesus does that! A little g...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: *other
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Cinderella Man Tells The True Story Of Boxing ...
Shared By: Curry Pikkaart on Jan 4, 2010
Summary: Cinderella Man tells the true story of boxing legend James J. Braddock (Russell Crowe), who made an incredible comeback during the Great Depression. Injured and arthritic, Braddock’s promising career was cut short, and he had to go on public assista...
Category: Movies / Videos
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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The Lord Has More Need Of Our Weakness Than Of ...
Shared By: John Petty on Jan 12, 2010
Summary: The Lord has more need of our weakness than of our strength: our strength is often His rival; our weakness, His servant, drawing on His resources, and showing forth His glory. Man’s extremity is God’s opportunity; man’s security is Satan’s opportuni...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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1 From Strength To Strength We Sometimes Go, Then ...
Shared By: Paul Wallace on Mar 25, 2010
Summary: 1 From strength to strength we sometimes go, then again we're sinking low, In the shadow of a mountain looming high above our heads. We need not fear what lies ahead for the Word has clearly said, That our faith would be sufficient to make the mo...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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St. Helens vs. Krakatoa
Shared By: Scott Spencer on Nov 3, 2011
Summary: ST. HELENS VS. KRAKATOA May 18, 1980. You might remember that on that day there was an incredible explosion which was estimated at 500 times more powerful than the force of the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. This explosion was so powerful ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Scripture: none
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Strength through humility
Shared By: Gordon McCulloch on Jul 7, 2014
Summary: And I must say here, this does not come automatically, we have to work at it and develop it, and many times we grit our teeth as we think we fail every now and again, but I will end with this analogy, it is the best I can up with, it is crude … but ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Episcopal
Scripture: Matthew 11:16-30
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Nearness of God
Shared By: Bruce Lee on Jun 9, 2015
Summary: Acts 17:27 says, "He is not far from each of us." A little boy and his sister were playing outside. The boy said something ugly to his sister. She said, "God hears what you say." The boy said, "No, God didn’t hear me He is to far away." That’s how m...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: Acts 17:27