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Shared By: Davon Huss on Oct 19, 2015
Summary: Jack Hyles- Back in World War II, I was a paratrooper. I used to jump out of airplanes. We jumped out of airplanes called C-47’s. After the war was over, I got on a plane, and they said, "Welcome aboard Delta Airlines DC-3 plane." I felt at home o...
Category: Stories
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Labor Prompted by Love
Shared By: Josh Hunt on Mar 7, 2012
Summary: LABOR PROMPTED BY LOVE Bernard Newman tells how once he stayed in a Bulgarian peasant’s house. All the time he was there the daughter was stitching away at a dress. He said to her, "Don’t you ever get tired of that eternal sewing?" "Oh no!" s...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 1:3
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Appreciation: Better Than a Paycheck
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Sep 8, 2011
Summary: APPRECIATION: BETTER THAN A PAYCHECK You don't have to teach people to complain, criticize, or be selfish. We're naturals at it. But we do have to learn to express appreciation. People need to be appreciated. A businessman went downtown to his...
Category: Stories
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Faith and Works
Shared By: David Parks on Aug 26, 2010
Summary: FAITH AND WORKS There was once a Scotsman who rowed people across a river. On one oar he had carved the word 'faith' and on the other oar he had carved the word 'works'. One day as he was rowing, one of the passengers noticed the carvings and ask...
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based on 2 ratings
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Olympic Speed Skaters Slow Down When No Hope Of ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Dec 7, 2009
Summary: Olympic Speed Skaters Slow Down When No Hope of Winning At the 2002 Winter Olympics, Apolo Ohno, an American, hoped to win his second gold medal in the men’s 5,000-meter short track, speed-skating relay. But during one of the turns, another America...
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Denomination: *other
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Looking For Purpose In Life? Then Serve ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 22, 2009
Summary: Looking For Purpose in Life? Then Serve Others We need to ask ourselves on a daily basis the following questions: "What are we going to do to be a better Christian? What are we going to do to make our homes happier? What are we going to do to make ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
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Honesty Matters
Shared By: Michael Deutsch on Jul 6, 2009
Summary: HONESTY MATTERS I read about a high school golfer, Chelsee Richard, of Bloomingdale High School in Brandon, Florida. She lost her chance to win the 2004 state championship — by being honest. In the qualifier for the state finals, Chelsee hit her ...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Ernest Hemmingway Was Once Asked To Write A Story ...
Shared By: Wayne Field on Jul 8, 2008
Summary: Ernest Hemmingway was once asked to write a story in just six words. He wrote a sad one ... "For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn." The world's shortest story inspired writer Larry Smith who wondered what memoirs people might be able to concoct in...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Slow and Steady
Shared By: Troy Borst on May 28, 2003
Summary: SLOW AND STEADY The power of the Holy Spirit is not just for salvation, but transformation, a process that might be slow and gradual. The difference might look like this: You can take ten gallons of gasoline and release a tremendous amount of...
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He's Forgotten—Communion Meditation
Shared By: Jeff Strite on May 24, 2002
Summary: HE’S FORGOTTEN- COMMUNION MEDITATION She was crazy. Everyone knew it because she had the habit of talking to herself in public and it was known that she believed she even talked to Jesus - and Jesus talked back to her. A new preacher came to t...
Category: Stories
based on 14 ratings
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What If Your Science Professor Announces That ...
Shared By: Lynn Floyd on May 17, 2001
Summary: What if your science professor announces that your first experiment will involve studying the properties of acids. She places a 500 ML Pyrex beaker containing clear liquid on the lab table and says, "This is sulfuric acid." In response to her explan...
Category: Stories
based on 90 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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D. L. Moody Said, “one Day You’ll ...
Shared By: Scott Carson on Apr 8, 2001
Summary: D. L. Moody said, “One day you’ll read that Moody is dead. Don’t you believe it for at that moment I will be more alive than ever before!”
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