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Twas The Month After Christmas, And All ...
Shared By: Bill Prater on Jan 3, 2001
Summary: ‘Twas the month after Christmas, and all through the house, nothing would fit me, not even a blouse. The cookies I’d nibbled, the fudge I did taste, all the holiday parties had gone to my waist. When I got on the scales there arose suc...
Category: Humor
based on 130 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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There's A Story Told Of A Husband And Wife Both ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Jun 3, 2001
Summary: There’s a story told of a husband and wife both of who were doctors - one a doctor of theology and the other a doctor of medicine. When their doorbell was rung and the maid answered, the inquirer would often ask for "the doctor". The maid’s intere...
Category: Humor
based on 111 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Carlyle Fielding Ste, How Long Will You Limp?: ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Nov 1, 2001
Summary: Carlyle Fielding Ste, How Long Will You Limp?: "Too many churches today are devoid of the Spirit of Pentecost because they are dry and stale, where people are in a stupor; where worship services are wooden and so scripted that they are hollow; wher...
Category: Quotes
based on 109 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Acts 2:1-13
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I Went To A Conference This Past Fall. The ...
Shared By: Curt Cizek on Feb 25, 2003
Summary: I went to a conference this past fall. The pastor leading the conference challenged us all on the first day. He convicted us all by asking us three questions. I was sitting in the back near the side so I could see everyone’s body language. The p...
Category: Stories
based on 30 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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Pentecost Was Originally An Old Testament ...
Shared By: MELVIN MAUGHMER, JR. on Jun 7, 2003
Summary: Pentecost was originally an Old Testament festival, the only festival for which no specific date is given in the Bible, it is called the festival of weeks. Leviticus 23:15 however instructs the people to count 7 weeks from the morrow after the Sabb...
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Apostolic
Scripture: none
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Quiet Strength
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on May 24, 2004
Summary: QUIET STRENGTH There is a story about a sunken ship that illustrates the quietness of the spirit, but at the same time His Power in our lives. "Several years ago engineers building a new bridge over the East River in New York, discovered tha...
Category: Stories
based on 12 ratings
Scripture: Acts 1:8
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J. B. Phillips Writes In The Preface To The ...
Shared By: Duane Smith on Jul 18, 2005
Summary: J. B. Phillips writes in the preface to The Young Church in Action, that one cannot spend several months in close study of this book, “without being profoundly stirred and, to be honest, disturbed. The reader is stirred,” he says, “because he is se...
Category: Quotes
based on 11 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Acts 2:1-47
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In His Sermon, "a Dangerous Pentecost," Halford ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 8, 2005
Summary: In his sermon, “A Dangerous Pentecost,” Halford Luccock tells of Lorenzo de’Medici, the great Florentine patron of the arts who was very proud of the spectacles he staged for the citizenry. Among his productions were several amazingly realistic reli...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: John 15:1-16:20
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In One Community -- The Village Atheist Was Not ...
Shared By: Karl Popke on May 28, 2010
Summary: In one community -- the Village atheist was not a bad man. He just didn’t believe. He wasn’t interested in church…and there was only one in the area. And this church was,-- well, mostly a social club. Heartlessly and spiritually dead—no conversi...
Category: Humor
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Church on Fire
Shared By: Jason Bonnicksen on Jun 15, 2011
Summary: CHURCH ON FIRE Here's an interesting article that goes well with Pentecost. The article’s title read, "Fireworks Blamed for Church Fire." The story begins, "Fireworks were blamed for a fire that tore through a church in Brush Prairie, on M...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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First-Century Fire
Shared By: suresh manoharan on May 16, 2012
Summary: FIRST-CENTURY FIRE Billy Graham, that great and uncompromising preacher, once in a Revival meeting held at Los Angeles, shared a passionate message on the Early Church, outlining what needs to be done for the Churches of modern era to become more...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Moody and the Filling of the Spirit
Shared By: Ken Pell on May 27, 2012
Summary: MOODY AND THE FILLING OF THE SPIRIT One of the great preachers in U.S. history is D. L. Moody. He pastored in Chicago and there is still a wonderful Bible College there that bears his name and values. Mr. Moody was a successful minister, but by ...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: Psalms 33:1-22
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What Is Our Tradition?
Shared By: Perry Greene on May 20, 2013
Summary: WHAT IS OUR TRADITION? It is said that during a service at an old synagogue in Eastern Europe, when the Shema prayer was said, half the congregants stood up and half remained sitting. The half that was seated started yelling at those standing to ...
Category: Humor
Scripture: none