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Frank Gallagher avatar
If Anyone Here Ever Watches The Tv Show Seinfeld, ...
Shared By: Frank Gallagher on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: If anyone here ever watches the TV show Seinfeld, you know that Jerry’s next door neighbor, Kramer, is very much at home in Jerry’s apartment. He probably spends more time there than in his own apartment. He has his own set of keys, and ...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 157 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
Clark Frailey avatar
Professor Merrill C. Tenney, Dean Of The Wheaton ...
Shared By: Clark Frailey on Dec 19, 2000
Summary: Professor Merrill C. Tenney, Dean of the Wheaton Graduate School of Theology, is quoted as saying: "Neglect one area of the Scriptures in our teaching and preaching and that area will become the seed bed for tomorrow’s heresies."
Category: Quotes
based on 104 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Pastor Vsevolod Lytkin From Siberia, Recently ...
Shared By: Clark Frailey on Dec 19, 2000
Summary: Pastor Vsevolod Lytkin from Siberia, recently spoke at a church in Minneapolis, Minnesota during a US visit. He described his personal journey to faith in Jesus Christ. Listen to his struggle: His parents were atheistic university professors a...
Category: Stories
based on 119 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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J B Phillips, Perhaps The Best Known Of Bible ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 27, 2000
Summary: J B Phillips, perhaps the best known of Bible translators wrote of his experiences. He said its power overwhelmed him: "Translating the New Testament", he said, "was like rewiring a house with the mains left on." What a testimony to the use of the ...
Category: Quotes
based on 100 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Peter V. Deison, In His Book The Priority Of ...
Shared By: Lewis Petrie on Jan 3, 2001
Summary: Peter V. Deison, in his book The Priority of Knowing God, tells about Ramad, a man of India who was a member of a gang of robbers. On one occasion, while burglarizing a house, Ramad noticed a small black book containing very thin pages just right f...
Category: Stories
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Kingdom Of Ebla Was About 300 Miles ...
Shared By: Eddie Snipes on Jan 13, 2001
Summary: The Kingdom of Ebla was about 300 miles southwest of Haran and Abram would have passed through it on his journey to Canaan. The Ebla Kingdom was unknown to history until it was discovered in 1968 by Archaeologists and Professor Paolo Matthiae of the...
Category: Stories
based on 75 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Any Armour, Including The Armour Of God Is ...
Shared By: Alan Affleck on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: Any armour, including the Armour of God is useless without a sword - for the enemy can keep attacking until the armour gives way - how important then is it to be acquaint with the Sword of the Spirit.
Category: Quotes
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Augustine The Fiery Defender Of The Faith ...
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: Augustine the fiery defender of the faith accepted Christ in the most unusual way. After resisting God for a long time Augustine heard a child playing nearby, saying, TOLLE LEGE, TOLLE LEGE, which means, Take, Read. He promptly read a random vers...
Category: Stories
based on 98 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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I Happened On An Interview With Dr. Adrian ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on Jan 26, 2001
Summary: *I happened on an interview with Dr. Adrian Roger’s long time Pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis Tennessee. Dr. Rogers is summing up what made his years of ministry there possible: “If you were to put Johnny Carson, Jay Len...
Category: Quotes
based on 90 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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B. There Is A Story About Four Preachers ...
Shared By: Davon Huss on Jan 29, 2001
Summary: B. There is a story about four preachers discussing the merits of the various translations of the Bible. One liked the King James Version best because of its simple, beautiful English. Another liked the American Revised Version best because it was...
Category: Stories
based on 266 ratings
Scripture: none
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John Stott In Authentic Christianity Noted: "we ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: John Stott in Authentic Christianity noted: "We need to repent of the haughty way in which we sometimes stand in judgment upon Scripture and must learn to sit humbly under its judgments instead. If we come to Scripture with our minds made up, expec...
Category: Quotes
based on 180 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:16-17
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In America, Bibles Are Everywhere. You Can Find ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: In America, Bibles are everywhere. You can find them in grocery stores, prisons, and motel rooms. They’re available in all sizes, shapes, translations, and versions, leather bound or paperback. Every year the Bible outsells every other majo...
Category: Statistics
based on 278 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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In 1849 A Wagon Train Was Traveling Through Death ...
Shared By: Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: In 1849 a wagon train was traveling through Death Valley to follow the gold rush into California. As this particular wagon train trudged through Death Valley, the hottest place in California, they looked ahead and saw a sheet of water they all belie...
Category: Stories
based on 182 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 1:1-5:3
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A Car Is Made To Run On Petrol [gasoline], And It ...
Shared By: Clarence Crane on Feb 9, 2001
Summary: A car is made to run on petrol [gasoline], and it would not run properly on anything else. Now God designed the human machine to run on himself. He himself is the fuel our spirits were designed to burn, or the food our spirits were designed to feed ...
Category: Quotes
based on 73 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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I Heard A Story Some Time Ago Of A Missionary In ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Feb 14, 2001
Summary: I heard a story some time ago of a missionary in Africa who gave a Bible to one of the African men. When it was given to him, the man hugged it close & expressed great appreciation for the precious gift of God’s Word that the missionary had given h...
Category: Stories
based on 150 ratings
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The Gideons Tell The True Story About A Taxi ...
Shared By: Troy Borst on Mar 2, 2001
Summary: The Gideons tell the true story about a taxi driver who was quite a scoundrel. His name is Herbie and he lived ad worked in Manilla in the Philippines. He, like many people, wanted to learn English, but for the purpose of being able to swindle hi...
Category: Stories
based on 102 ratings
Scripture: none
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Charles Spurgeon Once Told Of Sitting In A Nice ...
Shared By: Tim George on Mar 7, 2001
Summary: Charles Spurgeon once told of sitting in a nice restaurant. As he ate he kept noticing a rather angry looking man across the dining room who scowled at him every time he looked his way. Finally Spurgeon decided to go over and speak to the man to see...
Category: Stories
based on 129 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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A.w. Tozar: Contemplating The Fact That More ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Mar 21, 2001
Summary: A.W. TOZAR: Contemplating the fact that more than 10,000 thoughts a day pass between our ears, ’Our thoughts not only reveal what we are, they predict what we will become. We will soon be the sum total of our thoughts’. The Holy Spiri...
Category: Quotes
based on 116 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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When Knute Rockne Was Coaching At Notre Dame, A ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Mar 21, 2001
Summary: WHEN KNUTE ROCKNE was coaching at Notre Dame, a sports columnist in the South Bend newspaper earned the reputation of being the meanest and cruelest writer in the country. This anonymous writer wrote about the teams weaknesses, pointed out the mist...
Category: Stories
based on 113 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Michael Billester Once Gave A Bible To A Humble ...
Shared By: Scott Carson on Apr 8, 2001
Summary: Michael Billester once gave a Bible to a humble villager in eastern Poland. Returning a few years later, he learned that 200 people had become believers through the use of that one Bible. When this group of believers gathered to hear him preach, he ...
Category: Stories
based on 122 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Was Reminded Of A Story I Read Once About A ...
Shared By: Wayne Major on Apr 10, 2001
Summary: I was reminded of a story I read once about a mother who would listen with her young children to an instructional program on the radio each morning. She particularly enjoyed the exercise class. One day she tuned in late, only to hear an energetic ...
Category: Humor
based on 90 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
Dennis Clark avatar
Dallas Williams: You Give Me A 1000 Words And I ...
Shared By: Dennis Clark on Apr 12, 2001
Summary: Dallas Williams: You give me a 1000 words and I can have The Lords Prayer,The 23rd Psalm, The original Hippocratic oath, a Shakespearian sonnet, the preamble to the Constitution,Lincoln’s Gettisburg Address... and I wouldn’t trade you fo...
Category: Quotes
based on 101 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Psalms 23:4-6
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Maybe You’ve Heard About The Preacher Who ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Apr 16, 2001
Summary: Maybe you’ve heard about the preacher who was visiting various classes during the Sunday School Hour to see how they were doing. One Sunday he visited the class of 6th grade boys. They were talking about things in the O.T. He listened f...
Category: Humor
based on 195 ratings
Scripture: Hebrews 11:29
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Indeed, If We Consider The Unblushing Promises ...
Shared By: Alan Perkins on Apr 25, 2001
Summary: "Indeed, if we consider the unblushing promises of reward and the staggering nature of the rewards promised in the Gospels, it would seem that our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling around abo...
Category: Quotes
based on 111 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Dr. W.a. Criswell Tells Of A Small New Testament ...
Shared By: Mike Richardson on May 19, 2001
Summary: Dr. W.A. Criswell tells of a small New Testament that was taken from the breast-pocket of a fallen American soldier in Vietnam, a young boy from Georgia. When Mr. Pat Zondervan held up that New Testament before the congregation of the First Baptist ...
Category: Stories
based on 108 ratings
Scripture: none
Richard Crow avatar
The Late Supreme Court Justice Oliver Holmes Was ...
Shared By: Richard Crow on May 21, 2001
Summary: The late Supreme Court Justice Oliver Holmes was on a train when the conductor came through collecting tickets. Holmes couldn’t find his ticket and became rather distraught. The conductor tried to console him by saying, "Mr. Holmes, don’...
Category: Humor
based on 94 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Romans 12:2
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Just Before The Outbreak Of The First World War, ...
Shared By: Bruce Emmert on May 22, 2001
Summary: Just before the outbreak of the First World War, a small ship named the Endurance set sail from Briton with a crew intent on being the first to cross the South Pole. The ship reached Antarctica, but became ice bound in the Weddle Sea. Soon they ha...
Category: Stories
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Two Of Our Greatest Presidents Said Some Pretty ...
Shared By: Lynn Floyd on May 29, 2001
Summary: Two of our greatest presidents said some pretty important statements about the Bible. George Washington said, “It is impossible to righteously govern the world without God and the Bible.” President Ronald Reagan said, “Within the c...
Category: Quotes
based on 184 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Psalms 45:10-17
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Bible Facts
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Jun 6, 2001
Summary: BIBLE FACTS: The system of chapters was introduced in A.D. 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro, while the verse notations were added in 1551 by Robertus Stephanus, after the advent of printing. According to statistics from Wycliffe International, ...
Category: Statistics
based on 69 ratings
Scripture: none
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Bible Statistics: KJV
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Jun 6, 2001
Summary: BIBLE STATISTICS: KJV Number of books in the Bible: 66 Chapters: 1,189 Verses: 31,101 Words: 783,137 Letters: 3,566,480 Number of promises given in the Bible: 1,260 Commands: 6,468 Predictions: over 8,000 Fulfilled prophecy: 3,268 verses U...
Category: Statistics
based on 111 ratings
Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:16-17