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Paul Steen avatar
The Substitute
Shared By: Paul Steen on Oct 8, 2016
Summary: The Moose was in the game to score. He took the handoff at the five-yard line from the quarterback and stunted to the right. The right guard and tackle had split the defenders and there was a slight hole in the line for him. Moose instantly was in t...
Category: Stories
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THE MIRACLE WHEN EGYPTIAN CHRISTIANS WERE BEHEADED!
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Feb 24, 2016
Summary: THE MIRACLE WHEN THE EGYPTIAN CHRISTIANS WERE BEHEADED The month of February marks the one year anniversary of the 21 Coptic Christians who were martyred on a beach in Libya in North Africa, by Islamic State terrorists. Bishop Demetrios, Chancell...
Category: Stories
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Who's flying the plane?
Shared By: Roger Whipp on Dec 31, 2014
Summary: I guess many here including me have in the past and if honest still do sometimes ask this question “Why God?” or “How can there be a God with all this suffering” Sometimes life hands us some tricky situations. Former President Ronald Reagan l...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:18-31
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Coffee Doesn't Trust Me
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Nov 25, 2014
Summary: My pet finch Coffee runs into a serious problem once in a while. Her claws grow so long she loses the ability to control them. They get stuck in the nest and she can’t get them out. Once we found her nearly dead, hanging for hours upside down with o...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:28
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Don't play it safe!
Shared By: Trae Durden on Nov 11, 2014
Summary: “Life was no cakewalk for Jesus, and he didn’t promise it would be any easier for his followers. We shouldn’t be surprised by resistance and persecution. Yet most of us play it safe. We pursue comfort. We spend ourselves to get more stuff. And we p...
Category: Quotes
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Fail to make Decisions
Shared By: Trae Durden on Nov 11, 2014
Summary: “To delay or fail to make decisions may be more sinful than to make wrong decisions out of faith and love.” - Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Category: Quotes
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Power for Holy Living
Shared By: Davon Huss on Jun 30, 2014
Summary: Ludwig Nommensen traveled to begin mission work with a tribe in southeast Asia. The village chief welcomed Ludwig and said, "You have 2 years to learn our customs and convince us you have a message worth hearing." After 2 years, the tribal leader ...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
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Given the Farm
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 10, 2014
Summary: The story is told of a farmhand who had worked for a married couple for several years. As time went on, the couple grew older and older and they couldn't do as much they had and the farm was beginning to look a little shabby. The paint on the barn w...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:14-17
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H-O-P-E
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 14, 2014
Summary: The best acronym I have ever seen is H-O-P-E: Hold On Pain Ends!!
Category: Quotes
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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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Prayer and the Motorcycle
Shared By: Bruce Ball on Nov 13, 2012
Summary: PRAYER AND THE MOTORCYCLE There was a woman at work when she received a phone call that her daughter was very sick with a fever. She left work and stopped by the pharmacy to get some medication for her daughter. She returned to her car to f...
Category: Humor
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Jesus Is Unchanging
Shared By: David Tack on Oct 26, 2012
Summary: JESUS IS UNCHANGING "But nothing about our Lord Jesus Christ has changed down to this very hour. His love has not changed. It hasn’t cooled off, and it needs no increase because He has already loved us with infinite love and there is no way that ...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Romans 8:35-39
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A Woman, Her Attacker, And The ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 5, 2012
Summary: A WOMAN, HER ATTACKER, AND THE BIBLE Earlier this year, a North Carolina woman read the Bible to her attacker for an hour and a half after he slashed her throat before the man apologized and left. Lindsay Wood, 32, of Shelby, N.C., had just arrive...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:31-39
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Nothing But ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jul 27, 2012
Summary: NOTHING BUT SLAG I read a story told by Russell Conwell about a young man who lived in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania years ago. It just so happened that he inherited an iron furnace after his grandfather and father had passed away. He was a young man who...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:28
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The Great Boston Fire Of ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jul 27, 2012
Summary: THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE OF 1872 In the great Boston fire of 1872, sixty-five acres of land was destroyed. The damage totaled up to $75 million but in our day would be somewhere in the neighborhood of $3 billion. Hundreds of businesses were destroyed....
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:28
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Self-Image
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 15, 2012
Summary: SELF-IMAGE There's a story about a girl who was the daughter of one of the royal families of Europe. She had a big, round nose that destroyed her beauty in the eyes of others--and especially in her own eyes. She grew up with this terrible image o...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:1-11
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God Is for Us
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 11, 2012
Summary: GOD IS FOR US Keith Hartsell of Wheaton, Illinois, was driving around with a friend of his in California, when he noticed that his friend's cell phone was locked with an unusual password -- pro nobis. Keith asked him what pro nobis meant and why ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:28-39
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Spurgeon's Poor Sermon
Shared By: Josh Hunt on Mar 14, 2012
Summary: SPURGEON'S POOR SERMON Mr. Spurgeon once preached what in his judgment was one of his poorest sermons. He stammered and floundered, and when he got through felt that it had been a complete failure. He was greatly humiliated, and when he got home ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Romans 8:26
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Billy Graham's Arena Dreams
Shared By: Josh Hunt on Feb 7, 2012
Summary: BILLY GRAHAM'S ARENA DREAMS Billy Graham, in his book "Nearing Home: Life, Faith, and Finishing Well" (pp. 2-3, Thomas Nelson) writes: I have remained a baseball fan, not necessarily of one team over another but of the game itself--the teamwor...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Romans 8:28
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God Redeems a Child's Death
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 28, 2011
Summary: GOD REDEEMS A CHILD'S DEATH These are bad things God allows in order to reveal Himself and accomplish some larger good that supersedes or overcomes the bad. Imagine the following scenario: Three little boys walk into a large electrical compoun...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:28
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$3.00 Worth of God, Please
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 8, 2011
Summary: $3.00 WORTH OF GOD, PLEASE Tim Hansel in his book "When I Relax I feel Guilty," writes some insights of what most people want from God. "I would like to buy $3.00 worth of God, please. Not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but ju...
Category: Quotes
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Hymn Story: O Love That Will Not Let Me Go By ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 6, 2011
Summary: HYMN STORY: O LOVE THAT WILL NOT LET ME GO BY GEORGE MATHESON George Matheson was only fifteen when he was told that he was losing what little eyesight he had. Instead of giving up, Matheson immediately continued with his plans to enroll in the U...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:28-39
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When to Save a Drowning Man
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 4, 2011
Summary: WHEN TO SAVE A DROWNING MAN Watchman Nee tells the story of his stay in China with twenty other Christians. The bathing accommodations were inadequate in the home where they were lodging, so they went for a daily dip in the river. On one occa...
Category: Stories
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God's Word Has Power
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 3, 2011
Summary: GOD'S WORD HAS POWER In an interview about his book The Folly of Prayer (IVP, 2009), author and pastor Matt Woodley shared a story about his friend Theresa. She had married the man of her dreams, but soon after that dropped into the pit of a deep...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:26-27
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How James Montgomery Boice Faced Faced Death From ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 10, 2011
Summary: How James Montgomery Boice Faced Faced Death from Cancer On May 7, 2000, Dr. Boice stood in this pulpit for the last time to speak about his cancer that would take his life in a month. Here is an excerpt: "If I were to reflect on what goes on ...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
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Who Is the Shepherd?
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Apr 6, 2011
Summary: WHO IS THE SHEPHERD? Keith Miller writes, "Years ago, when our daughters were very young, we'd drop them off at our church's children's chapel on Sundays before the eleven o'clock service. One Sunday, just as I was about to open the door to the s...
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Romans 8:14-17
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Secure in the Crossing
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Apr 6, 2011
Summary: SECURE IN THE CROSSING During World War II, a passenger ship set sail from Great Britian headed for port in New York City. The Captain of the ship being afraid of enemy vessels, sought the advice and guidance of the British Admiral. The Admiral c...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:28-39
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A "Conquering" Faith
Shared By: Ken Pell on Jan 31, 2011
Summary: A "CONQUERING" FAITH The following story comes from Hank Hanegraaff's book, "The Last Disciple" (which refers to the Apostle John, the last one of the 12 to die). It is set within the historical context of first century Rome's persecution of the ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: Romans 8:28-37
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The Black Death and the Great Fire
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jan 27, 2011
Summary: THE BLACK DEATH AND THE GREAT FIRE In 1665 the residents of London were dying by the thousands each day. The bubonic plague was spreading from house to house because of the unsanitary conditions. Rats and fleas spread the germs throughout the cit...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 8:28
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Prayer and President Lincoln
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jan 16, 2011
Summary: PRAYER AND PRESIDENT LINCOLN A clergyman from New York, during a call on President Lincoln at the White House, said: "I have not come to ask any favors of you, Mr. President; I have only come to say that the loyal people of the North are sustaini...
Category: Stories