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Timothy Peck avatar
In 1849 A Wagon Train Was Traveling Through Death ...
Shared By: Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: In 1849 a wagon train was traveling through Death Valley to follow the gold rush into California. As this particular wagon train trudged through Death Valley, the hottest place in California, they looked ahead and saw a sheet of water they all belie...
Category: Stories
based on 182 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 1:1-5:3
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I Had The Occasion To Travel To India In 1996. ...
Shared By: Rick Stacy on Feb 19, 2001
Summary: I had the occasion to travel to India in 1996. During that trip several of us visited a village near Madras. We wanted to learn about a people group called the “- a tribe of low-caste Indians that lived at the bottom of the social strata. Eri...
Category: Stories
based on 114 ratings
Scripture: none
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One Of The Things About The Planet Earth Is That ...
Shared By: Jim Kane on Oct 19, 2001
Summary: One of the things about the planet earth is that she contains many interesting and mysterious places. One such place is the Bermuda Triangle. The Bermuda Triangle is an area of the Atlantic Ocean that is bordered by the island of Bermuda on the no...
Category: Stories
based on 103 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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A History of Halloween
Shared By: Shawn Drake on Oct 25, 2001
Summary: A HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN The Celtic festival of Samhain is probably the source of the present-day Halloween celebration. The Celts new year began on November first. A festival that began the previous evening honored Samhain, the Celtic lord of ...
Category: Stories
based on 53 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Exodus 3:3-6:5
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Norman Cousins Was Diagnosed As Having An ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Nov 13, 2001
Summary: Norman Cousins was diagnosed as having an incurable disease. He was bedridden & the doctors gave him no hope at all. So he decided on his own treatment. His family got a movie projector & rented all the Charlie Chaplin & Abbott & Costello movies ...
Category: Stories
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Don't Mention It
Shared By: Mike Leiter on Feb 18, 2002
Summary: DON'T MENTION IT Francis MacNutt quotes theologian Walter Wink in his book “Deliverance from Evil Spirits" and writes: "...if you want to bring all talk to a halt in shocked embarrassment, every eye riveted on you, try mentioning angels, or demo...
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Vineyard
Scripture: none
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Revelation Vs. Lord of the Rings
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 30, 2002
Summary: Revelation vs. Lord of the Rings Many, many people, Christians and non-Christians alike, say they find the Book of the Revelation ‘uncomfortable’. They find much of the imagery disturbing, and are put off by the concept of God’s judgement on t...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 47 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Shine
Shared By: Davon Huss on May 21, 2002
Summary: SHINE Dull as dirt You can’t assert the kind of light that might persuade a strict dictator to retire, fire the army, teach the poor origami. The truth is in the proof is when you hear your heart start asking, "What’s my motivation?" An...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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Just Out In This Past Thursday's Usatoday Website ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on May 31, 2002
Summary: Just out in this past Thursday’s USATODAY website (May 30,2002) – “Americans are increasingly pessimistic about the war against terrorism following weeks of revelations about missed clues and warnings of likely future attacks. Only four in 10 Americ...
Category: Statistics
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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In The Film The Matrix, We Are Taken To The Year ...
Shared By: Rodney Buchanan on Oct 6, 2002
Summary: In the film The Matrix, we are taken to the year 2199. The world has been taken over and is being run by AI: artificial intelligence. Harvested humans live in a computer generated dreamworld of artificial reality, never understanding that they ar...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 14 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Richard Foster on Halloween
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 20, 2002
Summary: In his book Celebration of the Disciplines, Richard Foster says, "Why allow Halloween to be a pagan holiday in commemoration of the powers of darkness? Fill the house or church with light; sing and celebrate the victory of Christ over darkness." ...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
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Scripture: none
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James Dobson on Halloween
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 21, 2002
Summary: JAMES DOBSON ON HALLOWEEN Mr. Dobson’s reply to the question: "What about Halloween?" "Halloween is a rather different story. Whereas it can be argued that Christmas is a Christian holiday with Christian origins that has suffered the effects of ...
Category: Quotes
based on 9 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Light the Night
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 21, 2002
Summary: LIGHT THE NIGHT- It’s a night of darkness. It’s a night of evil. It’s a night the Devil claims as his own. It’s called —“The Festival of the Dead,” better known as Halloween. Occultists honor this night. Christians abhor this night, for it dishon...
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
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Scripture: none
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All in My Head!
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 21, 2002
Summary: ALL IN MY HEAD! On Halloween night my three-year-old grandson, Brian, couldn’t sleep because he was convinced ghosts were in his room. "It’s all in your head," his mother reassured him. "Now go to sleep." Before she got down the stairs, his voice...
Category: Humor
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Real Magic Wand
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 21, 2002
Summary: A REAL MAGIC WAND Laurie Beth Jones tells in her book, Grow Something Besides Old. She talks about one Halloween night when she had underestimated the number of children who would come to the door to trick or treat, and she ran out of candy. In d...
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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How Much Will You Spend?
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 21, 2002
Summary: HOW MUCH WILL YOU SPEND? With questions about the economy and the threat of war still looming, there is uncertainty in just about everything. But it hasn’t seemed to deter Americans from celebrating Halloween. According to the latest Nati...
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Sometimes a Costume Is Just a Costume
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 21, 2002
Summary: SOMETIMES A COSTUME IS JUST A COSTUME Who am I this time? That’s the question millions of kids and adults ask themselves in anticipation of Halloween each year. Their answer can say a lot about what’s going on within them, many experts sa...
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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I Dig Jesus And So Do Many Other Witches. Its ...
Shared By: Andrew Hamilton on Oct 25, 2002
Summary: “I dig Jesus and so do many other witches. Its not his fault that Christianity is so confused today and as a person he was a very special guy, wise and generous, selfless and loving. I think he’d be horrified to see what his teachings have come to t...
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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My Name Is Legion
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Oct 27, 2002
Summary: MY NAME IS LEGION "Within my earthly temple there’s a crowd; There’s one of us that’s humble, and one of us that’s proud. There’s one that’s broken-hearted for his sins, There’s one that unrepentant si...
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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And I Am One of Them
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Oct 28, 2002
Summary: AND I AM ONE OF THEM In the third century St. Cyprian wrote to a friend named Donatus, "This seems a cheerful world, Donatus, when I view it from this fair garden under the shadow of these vines. But if I climbed some great mountain and loo...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
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Finding the Kingdom of God
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Oct 28, 2002
Summary: FINDING THE KINGDOM OF GOD "In ’A Confession,’ Leo Tolstoy relates how the drive toward goodness that moved him as a boy was erased by his experiences in society. Later in life, after overwhelming success as a writer, he nevertheless sank into a...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Man Stood On The Side Of The Road Hitch Hiking ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on Oct 24, 2002
Summary: A man stood on the side of the road hitch hiking on a very dark night in the middle of a storm. The night was rolling and no cars passed. The storm was so strong, he could hardly see a few feet ahead of him. Suddenly he saw a car come towards him an...
Category: Humor
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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Dr. Martyn Lloyd-jones Wrote This About Our ...
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Oct 31, 2002
Summary: Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones wrote this about our spiritual battle: A man who does not understand the nature of the problem he is confronting is a man who is already doomed to failure. Christian people are like first-year college students—they think a...
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Paying the Bully
Shared By: William Neel on Jan 14, 2003
Summary: In his book Fuzzy Memories, Jack Handey writes: There used to be this bully who would demand my lunch money every day. Since I was smaller, I would give it to him. Then I decided to fight back. I started taking karate lessons. But then the karat...
Category: Humor
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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E. Stanley Jones Tells Of The Time He Was About ...
Shared By: Rodney Buchanan on May 16, 2004
Summary: E. Stanley Jones tells of the time he was about to board a plane when he heard God, in his spirit, telling him not to get on the plane. He learned later that the plane crashed and there were no survivors. When he shared his experience with someon...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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You Can't Get Out of Here!
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Jan 19, 2005
Summary: YOU CAN’T GET OUT OF HERE! A man often walked through a cemetery on his way home. One night, though, unaware that a new grave had been dug in his path, he tumbled in. For some time he struggled to get out of the 7 foot deep grave, but finally gav...
Category: Humor
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Mark 5:1-20
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To Me One Thing Seems Clear, That When Heaven Is ...
Shared By: Ian Johnson on Aug 6, 2005
Summary: To me one thing seems clear, that when heaven is opened only God can shut it! Once the wall between dimensions has been torn, then it is easy to break through again. In the Celtic tradition of Christianity these places are called “Thin places” Col...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Sarah Winchester, Widow Of Oliver Winchester, Who ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Oct 18, 2005
Summary: Sarah Winchester, widow of Oliver Winchester, who invented the famed Winchester Rifle that won the West worried about the departed soul of her husband because of all the Indians that his rifle was responsible for sending on to the next life. She al...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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The More Lucidly We Think, The More We Are Cut ...
Shared By: Chris Brady on Dec 12, 2005
Summary: "The more lucidly we think, the more we are cut off: the more deeply we enter into reality, the less we can think." - CS Lewis
Category: Quotes
Scripture: none
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We Must Believe In Luck. For How Else Can We ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none