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Rain Man doesn't understand inheritance
Shared By: David Ward on Feb 25, 2016
Summary: "Rain Man" was the top moneymaking film of 1988, and also won the Oscar for Best Picture. It tells the story of an abrasive and selfish wheeler-dealer named Charlie (Tom Cruise), who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all of...
Category: Movies / Videos
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Living Now
Shared By: Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
Summary: “Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.” - Soren Kierkegaard We all know at least one person that, when given something really beautiful as a gift, will open a closet and store it away for “a special day” ...
Category: Stories
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Don't Worry Be ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 8, 2012
Summary: DON’T WORRY BE HAPPY The song Don’t Worry Be Happy was a late 80’s chart buster as it gained phenomenal success for such a simple song. The lyrics written by Bobby McFerrin were copied from original Indian sage from the late 1800’s whose mantra was...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34
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The Stress of Uncertainty
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 10, 2012
Summary: THE STRESS OF UNCERTAINTY Daniel Gilbert (a psychologist at Harvard), citing a recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, said "that Americans are smiling less and worrying more than they were a year ago, that happiness is down and sadness is up,...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 6:19-34
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Working for Food
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 10, 2011
Summary: WORKING FOR FOOD I like the story of the rich executive who announced to his church one morning that he was going to give up all he owned so that he had to depend on his faith in God for everything he needed. He sold everything, gave it to the po...
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 6:19-34
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J. Oswald Sanders on Loneliness
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 9, 2011
Summary: J. OSWALD SANDERS ON LONELINESS J. Oswald Sanders once pointed out: "The round of pleasure or the amassing of wealth are [often] but vain attempts to escape from the persistent ache. The millionaire is usually a lonely man and the comedian is oft...
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
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Beholden to Money
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 13, 2011
Summary: BEHOLDEN TO MONEY In his book How Much Is Enough? Hungering For God In An Affluent Culture author and Founder of Bread for the World: Arthur Simon writes about Bryce and Ellen, "a couple in their mid-thirties. They have two sons and a daughter, a...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 6:19-34
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How To Become Better Off ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 5, 2010
Summary: How To Become Better Off Financially An anonymous wise man once said, “If you want to get better off financially, Quit buying things.” And Henry David Thoreau said “Just about everyone knows how to make money, but very few know how to spend it.” ...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 6:19-34
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Phillip Yancey On Expectations And ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 1, 2010
Summary: Phillip Yancey on Expectations and Disappointment Phillip Yancey had this to say about people’s expectations: Daniel Boorstin, former librarian of Congress and director of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, offers this assessment...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34
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Chuck Swindoll Stated In Laugh Again, "worry ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Nov 30, 2009
Summary: Chuck Swindoll stated in Laugh Again, "Worry about nothing…pray about everything, and rest" (page 203). He says that the three substitutes for worry are: 1. Rejoice 2. Relax 3. Rest
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Matthew 6:31-34
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You Can Worry to Death
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 25, 2009
Summary: YOU CAN WORRY TO DEATH Chronic worry can cause serious physical problems, such as ulcers, heart attacks, and high blood pressure. Dr. Charles Mayo, of the famous Mayo Clinic, wrote, "Worry affects the circulation, the heart, the glands and the wh...
Category: Statistics
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34
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I Heard About A Young Lawyer Who Was Called In ...
Shared By: Mark Peake on Sep 26, 2007
Summary: I heard about a young lawyer who was called in from the big city to represent a large railroad company that was being sued by a farmer. It seems that the farmer’s prize cow was missing from a field through which the railroad passed, and the farmer w...
Category: Humor
based on 32 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34
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Elephants Live Longer Than People, Maybe Because ...
Shared By: Wilfred Mina on May 1, 2005
Summary: “Elephants live longer than people, maybe because they never worry about trying to lose weight.”
Category: Humor
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34
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Video Illustration: City Slickers- Right Atfter ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Feb 11, 2003
Summary: Video Illustration: City Slickers- Right atfter he is gored by the bull and they talk about it on the plane. It’s right after the scene of New York which says 1 year later. It’s his birthday and he is depressed and worried. Mitch has become a worry ...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 34 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34