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"the Story Of Robert Moffit: One ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Mar 5, 2001
Summary: Illustration: “The Story of Robert Moffit: One Convert” I’m sure you’ve heard the classic story about the faithful pastor who was told by his superior that something was wrong with his work. The supervisor told him, “Only one person has been ad...
Category: Stories
based on 71 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Bamboo
Shared By: Danny Thomas on May 21, 2001
Summary: Bamboo Once upon a time, in the heart of the Western Kingdom, lay a beautiful garden. And there, in the cool of the day, the Master of the garden was wont to walk. Of all the denizens of the garden, the most beautiful and most beloved was graciou...
Category: Stories
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The Gospel Is A Universal Language That Crosses ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: The Gospel is a universal language that crosses the barriers of time to impact the lives of ordinary people.” — Michelle Jones
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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Where the People Are
Shared By: Dan Cormie on Sep 24, 2003
Summary: WHERE THE PEOPLE ARE Christ met unbelievers where they were. He realized what many Christians today still don’t seem to understand. Cultivators have to get out in the field. According to one count, the gospels record 132 contacts that Jesus h...
Category: Quotes
based on 18 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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I Read This Humorous Story Of A Guy Who Prayed ...
Shared By: David Elvery on Nov 14, 2004
Summary: I read this humorous story of a guy who prayed this prayer every morning: "Lord, if you want me to witness to someone today, please give me a sign to show me who it is." One day he found himself on a bus when a big, burly man sat next to him. The bu...
Category: Humor
based on 21 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Luke 15:3-10
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Baptizing a Drunk
Shared By: Paul Wallace on Oct 12, 2005
Summary: BAPTIZING A DRUNK A man was stumbling through the woods, totally drunk, when he came upon a preacher baptizing people in the river. He proceeded to walk into the water and bumped into the preacher. The preacher turned around and, though almost ove...
Category: Humor
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I Was On My Honeymoon In The Bahama's When A Man ...
Shared By: John Mayes on Nov 1, 2005
Summary: I was on my honeymoon in the Bahama’s when a man walked up to me and said, "Would you like to buy some cocaine? You can tell everyone how much you really enjoyed the Bahama’s." After I said "No!" and got over the shock of that man’s boldness, I wo...
Category: Stories
based on 29 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: John 4:7-15
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Every Christian Ought To Be Ready To Stand Up ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Every Christian ought to be ready to stand up courageously and unashamedly for the Lord. How inconsistent that a person redeemed by the blood of Christ experiencing saving power should cower before an unbelieving world On one occasion Frederick th...
Category: Stories
based on 18 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 22:1-14
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What Is Possible When There Is Hope
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: WHAT IS POSSIBLE WHEN THERE IS HOPE Joyce Hollyday tells the story of a school teacher who was assigned to visit children in a large city hospital who received a routine call requesting that she visit a particular child. The teacher took the boy’...
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Robert Lewis, Founding Pastor Of Fellowship ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Robert Lewis, Founding Pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, Arkansas said this, “…Our church along with several others, organized to renovate some of the public schools in our area. Teachers and school officials had not asked for our he...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Story: One Of My Heroes Of The Faith Is The Late ...
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Nov 17, 2007
Summary: Story: One of my heroes of the faith is the late Richard Wurmbrand (1909 – 2001) Wurmbrand was born in Rumania in 1909 as a Jew and became a Christian when he encountered Christ at an early age. He shared his faith with the occupying troops in...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
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It Was One Of The Most Poignant Snapshots Of The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: IT WAS ONE OF THE MOST POIGNANT SNAPSHOTS OF THE VIETNAM WAR: A LITTLE GIRL RUNNING NAKED DOWN THE STREET, HER EYES WIDE WITH TERROR, SCREAMING IN PAIN. B. AT THE TIME, CHUCK COLSON WAS PRESIDENT NIXON’S ASSISTANT IN THE WHITE HOUSE, DEALING WITH D...
Category: Stories
based on 32 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Last Chance
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 13, 2009
Summary: LAST CHANCE When Bishop Philip Brooks, author of "O, Little Town of Bethlehem," was seriously ill, he requested no friends come to see him. But when an acquaintance of his named Robert Ingersoll, a famous anti-Christian propagandist, came to see ...
Category: Humor
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Is He Like Bill?
Shared By: Aubrey Vaughan on Oct 1, 2010
Summary: "IS HE LIKE BILL?" Bill was a drunk, converted at a city mission. Before his conversion he had gained a reputation as a tramp and alcoholic for whom there was no hope. But when he was converted everything changed. He became the most caring person...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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John Harper's Last Convert
Shared By: Gordon Curley on Nov 10, 2010
Summary: JOHN HARPER'S LAST CONVERT John Harper was born into a Christian family May 29, 1872. He became a Christian 13 years later and had already started preaching by age 17. He received training at the Baptist Pioneer Mission in London, and in 1896 he ...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Brethren
Scripture: none
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Several Years Ago There Was A Guy Who I Use To ...
Shared By: Ronnie Miller on Jul 27, 2011
Summary: Several years ago there was a guy who I use to talk with on occasion when I worked at RJR and don't believe he was a saved man, if he was he wasn't walking the walk and for sure wasn't talking the talk. He used foul language, had a reputation of be...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Romans 6:23
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A Mother's Secret for Success
Shared By: Ronnie Miller on Jul 28, 2011
Summary: A MOTHER'S SECRET FOR SUCCESS This is a poem we found 11 years after my moms death.It touches my heart each time I read it. A Mothers Secret For Success When in the morning I wash my children, I prayed that they might be washed by the Savio...
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Philippi and Ebay
Shared By: Ronnie Miller on Jul 30, 2011
Summary: PHILIPPI AND EBAY How would you rate your self as a Christian on a scale from 1 to 10? Better yet how would your family and friends rate you on the same scale? People see you and I on a different perspective than we do ourselves. For the peopl...
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Making a Dent in the Universe
Shared By: Thomas Cash on Oct 6, 2011
Summary: MAKING A DENT IN THE UNIVERSE When Apple founder Steve Jobs died, there were many posts on various websites about his spirituality (Jobs was Buddhist). One cartoon depicted him at the Pearly Gates while Saint Peter fumbles through the Book of Li...
Category: Quotes
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What We Really Need to Be Told
Shared By: Perry Greene on Nov 26, 2012
Summary: WHAT WE REALLY NEED TO BE TOLD C.S. Lewis: "We don’t need to be told new ideas as much as we need to be reminded of old truths."
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
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Light Of The ...
Shared By: Gordon Weatherby on May 2, 2013
Summary: LIGHT OF THE WORLD Jesus stated that we are to be the "Light of the World", and that a city set on a hill cannot be hidden. In the Canadian province of New Brunswick there is a church building on Deer Island that for many years has served as a ...
Category: Stories