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Shared By: Michael McCartney on Oct 2, 2015
Summary: Dr. B. adds, “Christ desired that his church would be the earthly community of oneness modeled after the eternal community of oneness. Jesus went on to declare that he had provided his followers with everything they needed to bring about this onenes...
Category: Quotes
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Monogamy Syndrome
Shared By: Tim White on Feb 15, 2013
Summary: MONOGAMY SYNDROME Where at one time, having sexual relations outside marriage was considered liberating, current studies show that it damages one's ability to trust, affecting future relationship, one's respect for self, affecting every decision ...
Category: Statistics
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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The Journey of Jonathan Aitken
Shared By: Warner Pidgeon on Nov 5, 2012
Summary: THE JOURNEY OF JONATHAN AITKEN Jonathan Aitken was a British war correspondent in Viet Nam, Chief-Executive of TV-AM, and for 23 years an MP including time as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, and a Defence Minister. Jonathan Aitken's life fell...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Anglican
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When One Is Threatened
Shared By: Pramod Kumar Eleti on Feb 12, 2012
Summary: WHEN ONE IS THREATENED A Mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. "What food might this contain?" The mouse wondered. He was devastated to discover it was a Mouse-Trap Retreating to the farmyard,...
Category: Stories
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God: "I Have Time for You"
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Mar 28, 2011
Summary: GOD: "I HAVE TIME FOR YOU" There’s a great story about a California lady named Francis Green. She was 83 years old. She lived on Social Security. She had little money, but for eight years she’d been sending one dollar a year to the Republican Nat...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
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Learning To Play One's Instrument To God's ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 27, 2010
Summary: Learning to Play One’s Instrument to God’s Glory Does anyone here remember taking music class in grade school? When you first join a music class you are given an instrument to play. You really don’t have much of a choice in what you play. The instr...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
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The Modeler and the Modeled
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Feb 6, 2010
Summary: THE MODELER AND THE MODELED Michael Chesko describes himself as an eccentric mix of engineer, model maker, unofficial cartographer, and most of all, artist. When he was a little boy living in Arizona he would make maps of fictitious landscapes of...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:12
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Spiritual Gifts Are Like An Orchestra
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 22, 2009
Summary: SPIRITUAL GIFTS ARE LIKE AN ORCHESTRA When I was in the 5th grade, our entire 5th grade class at Anderson Elementary School was required to take band. At a certain hour of each day we would gather in the band room and attempt to play our instrume...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
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Kind Deed Of Pows Saves ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 16, 2009
Summary: Kind Deed of POWs Saves Lives There is a World War II story that shows how the smallest deed can make all the difference. During the last months of the War, the British conducted daily bombing raids over Berlin. One night the bombers were attacked ...
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Tools in the Hands of the Carpenter
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 16, 2009
Summary: TOOLS IN THE HANDS OF THE CARPENTER A group of tools once came together for a meeting with Mr. Hammer presiding. Brother Screwdriver said, "Brother Hammer must go, because he is always making noise, always knocking." Hammer said, "Brother Screwdr...
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based on 4 ratings
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A Thanks Offering for His Plans for Us
Shared By: Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Summary: A Thanks Offering For His Plans for Us Jeremiah 29:11-13 says, "For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon Me and come and pray...
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The World Is In A Crisis Of Confusion Concerning ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Jun 25, 2008
Summary: The world is in a crisis of confusion concerning the character and the nature of God. Just as paganism and polytheism tainted the ancient Near Eastern world, our society is influenced by corrupted views of God. The names have changed, but the false ...
Category: Quotes
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God Has Said That Every Christian Has At Least ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: "God has said that every Christian has at least one spiritual gift for the benefit of the whole body of Christ. No one has all the gifts, all have at least one gift, and some have two or more. We are dependent on each other."
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based on 5 ratings
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The Church Is Called The Body Of Christ. Have ...
Shared By: Greg Warren on May 4, 2005
Summary: The church is called the body of Christ. Have you ever thought about what it would be like if the members of our physical bodies behaved like the members of the spiritual body sometimes do? HEART - "You know, I’m just stuck in a rut. For the l...
Category: Humor
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This Story Was Related By Donald Grey Barnhouse. ...
Shared By: Lou Nicholes on Mar 28, 2005
Summary: This story was related by Donald Grey Barnhouse. Several years ago, two students graduated from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. The highest ranking student in the class was a blind man named Overton and, when he received his honor, he insisted that...
Category: Stories
based on 16 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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What To Do With Bad Gifts Source: Usa Today ...
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Dec 10, 2002
Summary: WHAT TO DO WITH BAD GIFTS Source: USA Today 1999 What adults say they do with that not-quite-right holiday gift: Survey Says... 31%: Keep it 30%: Hide it 13%: Toss it 12%: Give it away 6%: Return it Jeff Strite
Category: Statistics
based on 6 ratings
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A Businessman Well Known For His Ruthlessness ...
Shared By: Donnie Martin on Oct 26, 2002
Summary: A businessman well known for his ruthlessness once announced to writer Mark Twain, “Before I die I mean to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I will climb Mount Sinai and read the 10 Commandments aloud at the top.” “I have a better idea,” replied...
Category: Humor
based on 15 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Imagine That We Are Putting Together A 1,000 ...
Shared By: D. Greg Ebie on May 30, 2002
Summary: Imagine that we are putting together a 1,000 piece puzzle. In turn we each put pieces into place; slowly the beauty of the picture begins to take shape. As we continue putting the puzzle together we talk about what it would be like to be a part o...
Category: Stories
based on 32 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
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God Has Given Us All A Sweet Spot—in Fact, ...
Shared By: Bruce Emmert on May 29, 2001
Summary: God has given us all a sweet spot—in fact, Paul says that God has given us the gift of a sweet spot so that we could serve God and produce the maximum result and maximum satisfaction both for God and for us. Mark McGwire said, “When I fe...
Category: Quotes
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Prayer of St. Theresa
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Jan 20, 2001
Summary: Prayer of ST. Theresa "Christ has no body now but yours No hands, no feet on earth but yours Yours are the eyes through which he looks compassion on this world Yours are the feet with which He walks to do good Yours are the hands wi...
Category: Quotes
based on 174 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:27
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I Have A Dream That One Day On The Red Hills Of ...
Shared By: Tim Zingale on Jan 9, 2001
Summary: "I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.. ...I have a dream that my four little children will one day live i...
Category: Quotes
based on 152 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran