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How to Be Liked by Your Peers
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 30, 2012
Summary: HOW TO BE LIKED BY YOUR PEERS ScienceDaily (Apr. 16, 2010) — People who pursue happiness through material possessions are liked less by their peers than people who pursue happiness through life experiences, according to a new study...The "take ho...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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The Last Letter of Karen Watson
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 18, 2011
Summary: THE LAST LETTER OF KAREN WATSON Our International Mission Board is working on a project called "The Last Letter." It’s actually an old tradition of soldiers and missionaries who as they boarded a ship, wrote their family and friends a letter that...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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God vs. Voodoo
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 12, 2011
Summary: GOD VS. VOODOO Pastor Mike Breaux tells the story below when his daughter Jodie answered God's call to go into missions work: During her junior year of high school, Jodie struggled to find a faith of her own. She wanted to know in her heart th...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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Following Garibaldi and Following Jesus
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 6, 2011
Summary: FOLLOWING GARIBALDI AND FOLLOWING JESUS Garibaldi, the great Italian military hero from the 19th century, raised an incredibly committed volunteer army. His appeal for recruits was rather unique as he offered only these terms: "I offer neither pa...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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Francis Chan: Radical Christian Living
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 1, 2010
Summary: FRANCIS CHAN: RADICAL CHRISTIAN LIVING Pastor Francis Chan, the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, California wrote in his latest book entitled, "Crazy Love". He has already sold one million copies worldwide; a figure he says dem...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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Charlemagne's Final ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 26, 2010
Summary: Charlemagne’s Final Communication In 1000 AD, 186 years after the death of Emperor Charlemagne, officials of the Emperor Otto re-opened Charlemagne’s tomb. Before them was an extraordinary sight. In the midst of all the finery buried with him—the g...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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1950's Game,
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 5, 2009
Summary: 1950’s Game, "Going To Jerusalem," Misrepresented the Christian Life Mark 8:33 But when Jesus turned and looked at his disciples, he rebuked Peter – same word. “Get behind me, Satan!” he said. “You do not have in mind the things of God, but the th...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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Mark 8:35 For Whoever Wants To Save His Life A ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 5, 2009
Summary: Mark 8:35 For whoever wants to save his life a will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me and for the gospel will save it. (NIV) Now, Jesus is not talking about the cost of our salvation here, because that is free! Romans 6:23 says, “The FRE...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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Self-gratification, Nfl ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 21, 2009
Summary: Self-Gratification, NFL Style Dexter Manly, has two Super Bowl rings, and amassed over 100 sacks during his career-heard voices. They were voices calling him into personal and instant gratification as a star. Clothes, meals, cars and drugs took ove...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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The German Spiritual Writer Thomas À Kempis ...
Shared By: Warner Pidgeon on Mar 28, 2009
Summary: The German spiritual writer Thomas à Kempis (1380-1471) said this: "Jesus now has many lovers of his heavenly kingdom, but few bearers of his cross."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: Mark 8:34
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The Christian's Passion
Shared By: Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Summary: The Christian's Passion "Denying Oneself" There is a tale of the great English actor Macready. Macready was once asked by a preacher; "What is the difference between you and me?" You see the actor appeared before crowds night after night procl...
Category: Stories
based on 20 ratings
Scripture: Mark 8:34-37
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Have You Heard People Use The Phrase: "this Is ...
Shared By: Randy Aly on Sep 30, 2004
Summary: Have you heard people use the phrase: "This is my cross to bear"? They’ll say, "I’ve got an unsaved husband, it’s my cross to bear." Or, "My kids are rebellious, it’s my cross to bear." Or, "My arthritis acts up on me; it’s my cross to bear." A tomb...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Mark 8:34
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Come and Die
Shared By: Randy Aly on Sep 29, 2004
Summary: COME AND DIE In The Cost of Discipleship Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote: “The cross is laid on every Christian. As we embark upon discipleship we surrender ourselves to Christ in union with his death–we give over our lives to death. The cross is n...
Category: Quotes
based on 15 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38
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A Young Man Was At The End Of His Rope. Seeing No ...
Shared By: Johanna Radelfinger on May 26, 2003
Summary: A young man was at the end of his rope. Seeing no way out he dropped to his knees in prayer. "Lord, I can’t go on," he said. "I have too heavy a cross to bear." The Lord replied, "My son, if you can’t bear its weight, just place your cross inside ...
Category: Stories
based on 11 ratings
Denomination: Adventist
Scripture: Mark 8:34
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A Light Named Al
Shared By: Kenneth Sauer on Sep 2, 2002
Summary: A LIGHT NAMED AL On the morning of September 11, Jeannie Braca switched on the television to check the weather report, only to hear that a plane had just hit the World Trade Center. Jeannie’s husband, Al, worked as a corporate bond trader ...
Category: Stories
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There Was A Man Who Was On His Death Bed And He ...
Shared By: Mike Leiter on Sep 4, 2001
Summary: There was a man who was on his death bed and he called the three men that he trusted the most to come and see him. He called his minister, his doctor and his lawyer to him and said, “When I die, I my savings account of $90,000 divided three w...
Category: Humor
based on 110 ratings
Denomination: Vineyard
Scripture: Mark 8:34-38