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TRIALS AND TEA BAGS
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 14, 2014
Summary: Christians are like tea bags --- they always do their best when they get in hot water!
Category: Quotes
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The Red Baron and Temptation
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Feb 16, 2013
Summary: THE RED BARON AND TEMPTATION Manfred, Freiherr von Richthofen was a famous German First World War fighter pilot. He was better known as the Red Baron because he flew a distinctive a red Fokker aircraft. He shot down more combat planes th...
Category: Stories
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Foster: Five Percent Spirituality
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 2, 2012
Summary: FOSTER: FIVE PERCENT SPIRITUALITY Richard Foster writes this: Many of us live in a kind of inner apartheid. We segregate out a small corner of pious activities and then make no spiritual sense out of the rest of our lives. We become so accusto...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:31
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Live in a Way That Glorifies God
Shared By: Mark Stepherson on Jul 19, 2011
Summary: Live in a Way That Glorifies God Dan Blocker was my favorite character, Hoss, on the TV series Bonanza. When he died unexpectedly, Hoss died. The producers knew they could not replace him. The story was that woman was caught in a flood. Hoss he...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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The Eagle and the Mouse
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 1, 2011
Summary: THE EAGLE AND THE MOUSE There is an old story of an eagle who, on an early morning during the spring thaw, soared high above the forest looking for something to eat. As he followed the course of a river he looked down and spied a small rodent, tr...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
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Luther on Sweeping Streets Like Michelangelo
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 20, 2011
Summary: LUTHER ON SWEEPING STREETS LIKE MICHELANGELO Martin Luther was approached by a working man who wanted to know how he could serve God. Luther asked him, "What is your work now?" The man said, "I’m a shoemaker." Much to the cobbler’s surprise, ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:31
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J. I. Packer on the Goal of Theology
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 23, 2010
Summary: J. I. PACKER ON THE GOAL OF THEOLOGY 'And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent' (John 17:3) The well known Christian author, Jim Packer, lectures in systematic theology at Regent's Col...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:31
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Battling The Temptation To ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 9, 2010
Summary: Battling the Temptation to Steal Listen to the man who was tempted: A man in a responsible position, entrusted with large sums of money, was one day tempted to put some of the cash to his own account. He knew that it would be a long time before ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:13
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A Student Conquers The Temptation To ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 9, 2010
Summary: A Student Conquers the Temptation to Cheat A Struggle with Temptation” At school Joe was good in arithmetic but poor in spelling. Mabel was a fine speller and sat opposite him. On examination day Joe forgot many words, and the tempter said, ‘Loo...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:13
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How A Paralytic Faces ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Dec 11, 2009
Summary: How a Paralytic Faces Temptation We are often moved by people who have great stories of courage in difficult circumstances. It takes a certain resolve to be able to stand in the face of suffering or danger and not give an inch. “A man in Dundee, Sc...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:13
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Stowell: How People Go Astray
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 28, 2009
Summary: STOWELL: HOW PEOPLE GO ASTRAY Dr. Joseph M. Stowell, in his book, Following Christ, asks the question: HOW DO PEOPLE GO SO FAR ASTRAY SPIRITUALLY? The question was prompted when Dr. Stowell read an article given to him from the local paper...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:12
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Warning Systems
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 19, 2009
Summary: WARNING SYSTEMS I love to watch air crash investigations and other technology programmes; I heard about this: To avoid air disasters, GPS was used; this alerted the pilot to some terrain, but the satellite system alone wasn’t enough. GPWS intr...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
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Hormone ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 10, 2009
Summary: HORMONE HURRICANES Josh McDowell is one of christianity’s foremost experts on teenagers. His research shows that in evangelical church circles, 65% of teens have had some kind of sexual experience before the age of 18. 43% say they have actually ...
Category: Stories
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Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:13
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The Secret of Happiness
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 25, 2009
Summary: THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS Christopher Parkening is regarded as the world’s greatest classical guitarist, and he’s played guitar with orchestras the world over, even for several presidents in the White House. He’s also a world-class fly-fishing cham...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:31
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Work in God's Kingdom
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Jan 23, 2007
Summary: WORK IN GOD’S KINGDOM John Stott tells a joke against his vocation: a clefgyman is the last person in the world to write about work. For, as everybody knows, he has not done an honest day’s work in his life. As the old saying goes, he is ‘six day...
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:31
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A Prayer Before The U.s. Senate. "lord Jesus, ...
Shared By: Lou Nicholes on Mar 28, 2005
Summary: A prayer before the U.S. Senate. “Lord Jesus, thou who art the way, the truth, and the life; hear us as we pray for the truth that shall make all free. Teach us that liberty is not only to be loved but also to be lived. Liberty is too precious a thi...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
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When A Believer Considers How Much God Has ...
Shared By: Randy Aly on Sep 30, 2004
Summary: When a believer considers how much God has forgiven him, he is able to extend pardon to others no matter what they have done. A Christian husband found this to be true when his wife, who had become an alcoholic, told him of an affair she had had wit...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Sitting At A Railroad Crossing, Waiting For A ...
Shared By: Jon Daniels on May 23, 2004
Summary: Sitting at a railroad crossing, waiting for a freight train to pass through town, one can see lots of interesting graffiti. Some of it can be quite artistic. Some of it expresses anger or rage; some expresses a person’s love for another; some expr...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:31
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A Typical Non Believing Professor Told The Class ...
Shared By: Al Schifano on Mar 25, 2004
Summary: A typical non believing professor told the class that he was going to prove to them that there was no God. None of the students moved. He said, "Ok! Let’s get started. God, if you are real, then I want you to knock me off this platform. I’ll gi...
Category: Humor
based on 14 ratings
Denomination: Catholic
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:12
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Steve Brown Noted, "for Every Non-christian Who ...
Shared By: Dana Chau on Apr 22, 2002
Summary: Steve Brown noted, "For every non-Christian who has cancer, a Christian will have cancer, so the world will see the difference. And for every non-Christian who has a business failure, a Christian will have a business failure, so the world can see t...
Category: Quotes
based on 40 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:13
Paul Fritz avatar
In Discipleship Journal, Carole Mayhall Tells Of ...
Shared By: Paul Fritz on Dec 17, 2001
Summary: In Discipleship Journal, Carole Mayhall tells of a woman who went to a diet center to lose weight. The director took her to a full-length mirror. On it he outlined a figure and told her, "This is what I want you to be like at the end of the program....
Category: Stories
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Autobiography in Five Short Chapters
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Nov 6, 2001
Summary: Autobiography in Five Short Chapters Chapter 1. I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost. I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. Chapter 2. I walk down the street. T...
Category: Quotes
based on 49 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:13
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Golf Immortal Arnold Palmer Recalls A Lesson ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Jan 28, 2001
Summary: Golf immortal Arnold Palmer recalls a lesson about overconfidence: It was the final hole of the 1961 Masters tournament, and I had a one-stroke lead and had just hit a very satisfying tee shot. I felt I was in pretty good shape. As I approached my b...
Category: Stories
based on 9 ratings
Denomination: Baptist