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Being Crucified with Christ
Shared By: Glynda Lomax on Aug 11, 2016
Summary: As I was typing up the many pages of notes I would use for my weekly podcast sermon, I needed to replace a name in part of my document with "M-E," so it would read correctly as I recorded. I was trying to use the ’Find & Replace’ command, but it loo...
Category: Humor
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THE LITTLE DOG WHO WAS KICKED OUT OF SCHOOL
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 14, 2014
Summary: A dog followed his owner to school. His owner was a fourth grader at a public elementary school. However, when the bell rang, the dog slipped inside the building and made it all the way to the child's classroom before a teacher noticed and shooed ...
Category: Stories
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What's Your Dream Job?
Shared By: Paul Barreca on Jan 27, 2013
Summary: WHAT'S YOUR DREAM JOB? What would be your dream job? According to http://www.the-top-tens.com/lists/top-ten-dream-jobs.asp here are some dream jobs indicated by a recent survey: Author Jet Pilot Inventor Pro-Athlete Race Car Driver Vid...
Category: Statistics
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All Moms Know This Stuff
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Sep 7, 2012
Summary: ALL MOMS KNOW THIS STUFF One mom was out walking with her 4-year-old daughter when her girl picked up something from the ground and started to put it in her mouth. The mother tells what happens in her own words: "I took the item away from her...
Category: Humor
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: *other
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A Boy Waits for the Bus
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 5, 2012
Summary: A BOY WAITS FOR THE BUS There's an old story of the boy who stood on a sidewalk, waiting on a bus. A man walking by spotted the boy, and gave him some gentle instruction. "Son," he said, "if you're waiting on the bus, you need to move to the stre...
Category: Stories
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Christ and the Law of Compound Probability
Shared By: suresh manoharan on Jan 1, 2012
Summary: CHRIST AND THE LAW OF COMPOUND PROBABILITY In the book, Science Speaks, Professor Peter Stoner used "the Law of Compound Probability," to assess some of the prophecies relating to Christ. Simply stated, this law is used to calculate the odds agai...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-39:10
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Who Created the Universe?
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 23, 2011
Summary: WHO CREATED THE UNIVERSE? In 2005, Newsweek and Beliefnet asked Americans this question: "Do you believe that God created the universe?" Eighty percent of those responding said the universe was created by God. That's good news! And it's pretty am...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5
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The Purpose of Marriage
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 6, 2011
Summary: THE PURPOSE OF MARRIAGE God is the Helper of His people! Does that mean He is inferior to them? Does that mean He is second-rate? No way! He is the Sovereign Creator of the Universe. He is in no way inferior to His creation. So it is with wom...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:26
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Glory
Shared By: Ajai Prakash on Jun 2, 2011
Summary: GOD’S GLORY AT MARANATHA At the 2009 Kansas high school state track championship, an unusual thing happened. The team that won the girls 3,200-meter relay was disqualified. But what happened next was even more unusual. The team that was awarded t...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
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God Knows Where We Are
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 23, 2011
Summary: GOD KNOWS WHERE WE ARE Ken Gaub wrote about an experience he had back in the 1990s: "Do you believe that God not only loves you, but knows where you are and what you’re doing every minute of the day? I certainly do after an amazing experience...
Category: Stories
based on 8 ratings
Denomination: *other
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A Full Life
Shared By: Ovidiu Radulescu on Apr 25, 2011
Summary: A FULL LIFE A boat docked in a tiny Mexican village. An American tourist complimented the Mexican fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took him to catch them. "Not very long," answered the Mexican. "Well, then, why did...
Category: Stories
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Start of the Human Race
Shared By: Robert Fa'atoia Collins on May 13, 2010
Summary: START OF THE HUMAN RACE A little girl asked her mother, "How did the human race start?" The mother answered, "God made Adam and Eve and they had children, and so all mankind was made." Two days later, the girl asked her father the same ques...
Category: Humor
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Seventh-Day Adventist
Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27
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A Nation of Bible Illiterates
Shared By: Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010
Summary: A Nation of Bible Illiterates George Barna wrote The State of the Church in 2002. Barna conducted a survey of self-pronounced Christians and here’s what he found about their knowledge of the Bible. These are Christians. • 48% could not name ...
Category: Statistics
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Who Would You Quote In Outer ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Dec 11, 2009
Summary: Who Would You Quote in Outer Space? On Christmas Day 1968, the three astronauts of Apollo 8 circled the dark side of the moon and headed for home. Suddenly, over the horizon of the moon rose the blue and white earth, garlanded by the glistening lig...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5
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Choosing to Believe What's Impossible
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Dec 11, 2009
Summary: CHOOSING TO BELIEVE WHAT'S IMPOSSIBLE Evolutionists say that life arose as a result of spontaneous generation; that it all began as inorganic matter, or pre biotic soup, a puddle of green slime. They call it a "fortuitous concourse of atoms." Doe...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5
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The Miracle in a Bug
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 25, 2009
Summary: THE MIRACLE IN A BUG Shortly before his death, the legendary film producer Cecil B DeMille wrote this beautiful meditation: "One day as I was lying in a canoe, a big black beetle came out of the water and climbed up into the canoe. I watched i...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:26
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What's Your Life Worth?
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 14, 2009
Summary: WHAT’S YOUR LIFE WORTH? It’s worth $50,000, according to the international standard used most private and government-run health insurance plans to determine whether to cover a new medical procedure. More simply, insurance companies calculate that...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:31
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Science Teachers and Creationism
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 14, 2009
Summary: SCIENCE TEACHERS AND CREATIONISM Teachers ultimately hold the final word on what is taught in the classroom, and 16% all U.S. science teachers are creationists, finds to a Penn State Study. While a majority of teachers surveyed said they spent at...
Category: Statistics
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2:25
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Ape Rights
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 14, 2009
Summary: APE RIGHTS The Spanish Parliament’s move to grant rights previously reserved for human beings to chimpanzees and other apes is a victory for those seeking to minimize the uniqueness of humanity, a bioethics specialist says. An environmental commi...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27
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Teach Him to Walk, But Not Where
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
Summary: TEACH HIM TO WALK, BUT NOT WHERE A rehabilitation counselor took an early retirement to spend the rest of his life preaching. One day, while addressing an audience, he told of how - early in his career - he found a young boy with several birth de...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
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66% Of Web Users View Streaming Video At Least ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: 66% of Web users view streaming video at least weekly. (Foster letter 3/25/07)
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-20:25
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Since My High School Years, The Message Of The ...
Shared By: R. David Reynolds on Jan 1, 2008
Summary: Since my high school years, the message of the Gospel Hymn “God Will Take Care of You” by Civilla D. Martin, have spoken to my heart, especially in times such as these. I would like to share the lyrics of the first stanza and the refrain with you t...
Category: Quotes
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-50:8
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These Hands
Shared By: Bill Butsko on Sep 2, 2007
Summary: “These Hands” A young man and a young woman became engaged and were looking forward to a near wedding day, when the young man was suddenly called into the service of his country. From the field of warfare letters regularly came and went, and lov...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: Genesis 1:110-14:1
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The Weather Bureau Has Changed Its Name To ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: The Weather Bureau has changed its name to Environmental Science Services Administration and we still get six inches of snow when the forecast says partly cloudy.
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-31
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Dont Be Afraid To Take A Big Step If One Is ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Dont be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You cant cross a chasm in two small jumps.
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-13:1
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I Think The World Of Today Would Go Mad, Just ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "I think the world of today would go mad, just frenzied with strain and pressure, but for the blessed institution of Sunday."
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-40:40
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Each 24 Hours, The World Turns Over On Someone ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Each 24 hours, the world turns over on someone who was sitting on top of it."
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1
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The World Has Achieved Brilliance Without ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living."
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-50:26
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The Way To Get Started Is To Quit Talking And ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: The way to get started is to quit talking and being doing.
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1
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A Strong Positive Mental Attitude Will Create ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-10