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It Is October 14th, And The Sun Is Reflecting ...
Shared By: Steven Chapman on Mar 26, 2001
Summary: It is October 14th, and the sun is reflecting mirages of water on an Air Force base runway in southern Florida. The silence of the scene is interrupted as a long-winged plane touches down on the runway and taxies to the hanger. A thousand planes a d...
Category: Stories
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Praying for Reagan
Shared By: SermonCentral on Apr 29, 2002
Summary: PRAYING FOR REAGAN Peggy Noonan, in her book "When Character Was King" shares a facinating story about President Reagan and his belief in Prayer: "'Do you know about his ulcer?' Nancy Reagan asked me. We were talking about his early day...
Category: Stories
based on 15 ratings
Scripture: none
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My Husband, Michael, And I Were At A Restaurant ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 2, 2002
Summary: My husband, Michael, and I were at a restaurant with his boss, a rather stern older man. When Michael began a tale, which I was sure he had told before, I gave him a kick under the table. There was no response, so I gave him another poke. Sti...
Category: Humor
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Clip: "everybody Loves Raymond," Excerpted From ...
Shared By: Alan Perkins on Oct 28, 2002
Summary: [Clip: "Everybody Loves Raymond," excerpted from episode 119, "Talk To Your Daughter". Note: this episode is one of four included in a "For Your Consideration" DVD/VHS package that was prepared for the 2002 Emmy voters. You might find it on ebay.] ...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Words "it Is Finished" Are Also A Cry Of ...
Shared By: Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Apr 11, 2003
Summary: The words “It is finished” are also a cry of victory in the sense that Jesus completed, he accomplished what God had sent him in this world to do. In this sense, it is like the athlete who enters a marathon race with the single-minded intention of b...
Category: Stories
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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Someone Tells About A Woman Who For Many Years ...
Shared By: Dana Chau on May 14, 2003
Summary: Someone tells about a woman who for many years couldn’t sleep at night because she worried that her home would be burglarized. One night her husband heard a noise in the house, so he went downstairs to investigate. When he got there, he found a burg...
Category: Humor
based on 25 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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My Daily Confession Of Who I Am In Christ ...
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Dec 4, 2003
Summary: [“My Daily Confession of Who I am in Christ Jesus,” Larry Millemon] I am free from the curse of the law—poverty, sickness, and death. (Deuteronomy 28:15-68) Jesus was made the curse for me. (Galatians 3:3) I am no longer under the bondages of S...
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:7
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On The Slope Of Longs Peak In Colorado Lie The ...
Shared By: Marvin Walker on Jan 2, 2004
Summary: On the slope of Longs Peak in Colorado lie the ruins of a huge tree. Naturalists say that it stood for over 400 years. It had weathered thousands of storms and had been hit with lighting 14 times. At the end, an army of beetles attacked the tree an...
Category: Statistics
based on 14 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34
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A Prominent Businessman At A Luncheon ...
Shared By: John Williams III on Aug 11, 2004
Summary: “A prominent businessman at a luncheon announcing his decision to give away a significant amount of money to his alma mater caused great division within his family, for his money was coming out of what his children believed to be their rightful inhe...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
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John Haggi Tells The Story Of A Woman Who ...
Shared By: Timothy Smith on Sep 14, 2004
Summary: John Haggi tells the story of a woman who worried for 40 years that she was going to get cancer. Every pain in the stomach was cancer, and she was running to the doctor over each little hurt. She died at age 73 of pneumonia. She had worried for over...
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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Others Have Prejudices, But We Have ...
Shared By: Pat Cook on Aug 5, 2005
Summary: Others have prejudices, but we have convictions. Others are conceited, but in me it’s self-respect. Others are social-climbing snobs, but with me it’s just trying to get ahead. If you are unyielding about your views of Scripture, that’s j...
Category: Humor
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Church Signs from Beliefnet.Com
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Mar 15, 2006
Summary: Church Signs from beliefnet.com "Beat the Christmas rush, come to church this Sunday!" "Don’t wait for the hearse to take you to church." "Don’t give up. Moses was once a basket case." "Life has many choices. Eternity has two. What’s you...
Category: Humor
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: none
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There Was A Man In A Community That Had The ...
Shared By: Matthew Sickling on Apr 6, 2007
Summary: There was a man in a community that had the reputation for always being able to catch fish. Regardless of the time of the year it was, or whether anybody else was catching fish, this man was always managed to come back with a boat load of fish. Hi...
Category: Humor
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Those Who Doubt Most, And Yet Strive To ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Those who doubt most, and yet strive to overcome their doubts, turn out to be some of Christ's strongest disciples."
Category: Quotes
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After Hearing And Reading All The Health Warnings ...
Shared By: Bob Joyce on Sep 6, 2007
Summary: After hearing and reading all the health warnings the media consistently blesses us with, someone wrote this tongue-in-cheek observation. "Brace yourself. Somewhere, they’re plotting the scare of the week. Air is polluted; water is too. Fish...
Category: Humor
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Heard About A Young Lawyer Who Was Called In ...
Shared By: Mark Peake on Sep 26, 2007
Summary: I heard about a young lawyer who was called in from the big city to represent a large railroad company that was being sued by a farmer. It seems that the farmer’s prize cow was missing from a field through which the railroad passed, and the farmer w...
Category: Humor
based on 32 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34
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Years Ago, In The Pioneer Days Of Aviation, A ...
Shared By: George Mansfield on Feb 23, 2008
Summary: Years ago, in the pioneer days of aviation, a pilot was making a flight around the world. After he had been gone for some two hours from his last landing field, he heard a noise in his plane which he recognized as the gnawing of a rat. He realized t...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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In 1988, Author Robert Fulghum Had A Book ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 31, 2008
Summary: In 1988, author Robert Fulghum had a book published entitled, “All I really need to know I learned in Kindergarten”. The idea behind the little book was that since the basics of human social behavior are taught us as young children, such as kindness...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Einstein and the Driver
Shared By: Reylourd Reyes on Mar 26, 2009
Summary: EINSTEIN AND THE DRIVER Let me end this message with a short story. Who among you knows Albert Einstein? I guess you graduating seniors know him. The one who formulated the E=MC2, which led to the discovery of the atomic bomb. When he discovered ...
Category: Humor
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Adventist
Scripture: none
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Dale Carnegie's Solution To ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 26, 2009
Summary: Dale Carnegie’s Solution to Worry--Prayer We can forget about what tomorrow brings - we can quit worrying - because if we love Almighty God and have faith in Him, everything will work out for our good! Down through the centuries, many who have trie...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Philippians 4:6-7
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Chuck Swindoll Stated In Laugh Again, "worry ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Nov 30, 2009
Summary: Chuck Swindoll stated in Laugh Again, "Worry about nothing…pray about everything, and rest" (page 203). He says that the three substitutes for worry are: 1. Rejoice 2. Relax 3. Rest
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Matthew 6:31-34
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Science Tells Us That A Dense Fog, One Hundred ...
Shared By: Curry Pikkaart on Jan 18, 2010
Summary: Science tells us that a dense fog, one hundred feet deep and covering seven city blocks, is composed of less than one eight-ounce glass of water. So a single glass of water can shut down a large airport! One glass of water can completely destroy our...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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I Don’t Have Any Paid Employment At ...
Shared By: Ross Cochrane on Feb 7, 2010
Summary: I don’t have any paid employment at present. Moving to Sydney has been a step of faith. We have limited resources for the future. Our possessions fit into a garage. Somewhere under all those boxes is a piano that we have carted around on all our mov...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Just ...
Shared By: Tony Abram on May 1, 2010
Summary: JUST REMEMBER... The next time you feel like God can’t use you, just remember... NOAH was a drunk.... ABRAHAM was too old... ISAAC was a daydreamer.... JACOB was a liar... LEAH was ugly... JOSEPH was abused... MOSES had a stuttering pro...
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: Psalms 23:1-10
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No Guarantee of a Win
Shared By: John Perry on Jul 31, 2010
Summary: NO GUARANTEE OF A WIN Have you ever listened to a game on the radio. It’s amazing ... especially if you just come back every now and then throughout the game for a score update ... how the game can change. I don’t know how many times I’ve heard a...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Shed the Load
Shared By: Gordon Curley on Nov 18, 2010
Summary: SHED THE LOAD A missionary in the Philippines was driving in a large flat back truck. He saw a local farmer who he knew walking with a really heavy load tied to his back. The load was obviously heavy and weighing him down, so the missionary stopp...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Brethren
Scripture: none
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Someone Under My Bed
Shared By: Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
Summary: SOMEONE UNDER MY BED A man went to a psychiatrist with a worry problem. "Every time I get into bed," he said, "I’m convinced there is somebody under it." "I can help," said the psychiatrist, "But it will mean a session a week for a year, costi...
Category: Humor
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Brethren
Scripture: none
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What a 95-Year-Old Woman Worries About
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 20, 2011
Summary: WHAT A 95-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WORRIES ABOUT A ninety-five year old woman at the nursing home received a visit from one of her fellow church members. "How are you feeling?" the visitor asked. "Oh," said the lady, "I'm just worried sick!" "What...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
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Vance Havner on Worry
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 20, 2011
Summary: VANCE HAVNER ON WORRY Vance Havner: Worry is like a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it won’t get you anywhere! (From a sermon by Jimmy Haile, Consider the Lilies!, 12/25/2010)
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Philippians 4:6-8