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Is There Hope For The Next Generation Of ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 7, 2013
Summary: IS THERE HOPE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF EVANGELICALS? Russell Moore recounts a conversation with the evangelical theologian Carl Henry. As Moore and some of his friends were lamenting the miserable shape of the church, they asked Dr. Henry if he...
Category: Quotes
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: *other
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The Banyan Tree
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 11, 2012
Summary: THE BANYAN TREE The Banyan is native to India, but they can be found in the United States and other parts of the world, especially Asia. It grows as a young tree and then, as it gets larger, the heavy limbs put forth roots which drop to the groun...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Acts 9:31
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One Life at a Time: Rudy's Story
Shared By: Tim Smith on Oct 8, 2011
Summary: ONE LIFE AT A TIME: RUDY'S STORY Rudy Rasmus learned the family business from his father when he was just five years old. His dad brought home a set of blueprints and unveiled his business plans. He said, "This a motel and other people's husbands...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: Acts 9:1-31
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What We Do Not Know
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 10, 2009
Summary: WHAT WE DO NOT KNOW F.B. Meyer once said that when we see a brother or sister in sin, there are three things we do not know: First, we do not know how hard he or she tried not to sin. Second, we do not know the power of the forces that assa...
Category: Quotes
based on 10 ratings
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Base Camps
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Sep 2, 2008
Summary: BASE CAMPS When people are climbing Mount Everest, there are at least four camps that people stop at on the way up. They have to stop because of the physical limitations of their bodies. They need time to rest. They need time to acclimatized t...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Acts 9:1-31
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Tony Evans on Getting Un-Stuck
Shared By: Jeff Strite on Apr 28, 2008
Summary: TONY EVANS ON GETTING UN-STUCK Tony Evans, a popular black preacher from down in Texas, spoke of being on an elevator in a high-rise building. He said he’d never been particularly comfortable on such elevators. There was something about riding up...
Category: Stories
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Hostile Natives Surrounded His Missions ...
Shared By: Bruce Montgomery on Apr 17, 2008
Summary: Hostile natives surrounded his missions headquarters one night, intent on burning the Patons out and killing them. John Paton and his wife prayed all during that terror-filled night that God would deliver them. When daylight came they were amazed t...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
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I Remember Well When The Holy Spirit Helped Me ...
Shared By: Bruce Willis on Nov 29, 2006
Summary: I remember well when the Holy Spirit helped me come to a conviction that I was a sinner and needed a Savior. I was a young adult of 20, married, and the father of one child at the time. I had been running with the boys and come to the place of des...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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In His Book, An Anthropologist On Mars, ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 17, 2006
Summary: In his book, An Anthropologist on Mars, neurologist Oliver Sacks tells about Virgil, a man who had been blind from early childhood. When he was 50, Virgil underwent surgery and was given the gift of sight. But as he and Dr. Sacks found out, having t...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Acts 9:1-9
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Saving Christianity
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Nov 15, 2005
Summary: A number of years ago Norman Cousins wrote an editorial in the Saturday Review in which he reported a conversation he had on a trip in India. He was talking with a Hindu priest named Satis Prasad. The man said he wanted to come to our country to w...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Acts 9:15-16
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Fred Craddock, Who Taught At Candler School Of ...
Shared By: Rodney Buchanan on Sep 18, 2005
Summary: Fred Craddock, who taught at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, once said: “To give my life for Christ appears glorious. To pour myself out for others ... to pay the ultimate price of martyrdom — I’ll do it. I’m ready, Lord, to go out...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: Acts 9:36 Acts 11:1-18
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His Name Is Bill. He Has Wild Hair, Wears A ...
Shared By: Jeff Hughes on Feb 17, 2003
Summary: His name is Bill. He has wild hair, wears a T-shirt with holes in it, jeans, and no shoes. This was literally his wardrobe for his entire four years of college. He is brilliant, kind of esoteric, and very, very bright. He became a Christian whil...
Category: Stories
based on 24 ratings
Scripture: 0 Acts 9:27
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The Latest Statistics Clearly Show That ...
Shared By: Chris Santasiere on Aug 29, 2001
Summary: The latest statistics clearly show that Christians in America are not doing a good job of resisting the devil. In fact, it appears that we are embracing the devil, or discounting that the devil even exists. The truly sad fact as we will see is tha...
Category: Statistics
based on 66 ratings
Scripture: Acts 9:1-10:10
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One Man Was Always Worrying. He Worried About His ...
Shared By: Gerald Cornelius on Mar 27, 2001
Summary: One man was always worrying. He worried about his children, his job, his wife, his health. One day a friend of this man noted that he was extremely calm and peaceful. "Why are you so calm?, he asked. "You always worry about every-thing. What happene...
Category: Humor
based on 207 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Acts 9:10-18
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Leslie Weatherhead Tells Of A Little Boy Who Was ...
Shared By: Tim Zingale on Mar 19, 2001
Summary: "Leslie Weatherhead tells of a little boy who was admitted to an orphanage after his parents were killed. One of the first items on the agenda was to find him a new set of clothes. He was given a new pair of pants, a new shirt, and a pair of shoes t...
Category: Stories