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The Animal Kingdom Is Fascinating To ...
Shared By: Gerald Cornelius on Dec 15, 2000
Summary: The animal kingdom is fascinating to observe. There is fierce competition that exists within various species. For example, the wild Dogs of Africa are competitive for their mates. In a documentary one pack of dogs revealed this s...
Category: Stories
based on 116 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Woman From Kentucky Tells This Story. After ...
Shared By: Rob Morton on Jun 5, 2001
Summary: A woman from Kentucky tells this story. After directory assistance gave me my boyfriend’s new telephone number, I dialed him and got a woman. "Is Mike there?" I asked. "He’s in the shower," she responded. "Please tell him...
Category: Humor
based on 119 ratings
Scripture: none
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Greek Proverb: As Rust Corrupts Iron, So Envy ...
Shared By: Darren Ethier on Jul 11, 2001
Summary: Greek proverb: As rust corrupts iron, so envy corrupts man.
Category: Quotes
based on 81 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Dwight L. Moody Once Told The Fable Of An Eagle ...
Shared By: Darren Ethier on Jul 11, 2001
Summary: Dwight L. Moody once told the fable of an eagle who was envious of another that could fly better than he could. One day the bird saw a sportsman with a bow and arrow and said to him, "I wish you would bring down that eagle up there." The man said he...
Category: Stories
based on 80 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Those Of Us Who Have E-mail Usually Get Little ...
Shared By: Rita Sims on Aug 5, 2001
Summary: Those of us who have e-mail usually get little stories or sayings from our friends. Sometimes I really read them, other times I don’t. The other day one of my high school friends sent me one I want to share with you. We convince ourselves...
Category: Quotes
based on 86 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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An Incident Is Related In Greek History Of A ...
Shared By: Davon Huss on Aug 13, 2001
Summary: An incident is related in Greek history of a wrestler who was so envious of Theagenes, the prince of wrestlers, that he could not be consoled in any way. After Theagenes died and a statue was erected to him in a public place, this envious antagonis...
Category: Stories
based on 65 ratings
Scripture: none
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Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Aug 29, 2001
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based on 114 ratings
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Scripture: none
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He Who Lives Only To Benefit Himself Confers On ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Dec 16, 2001
Summary: He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies. Tertullian
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
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Greed Is The Logical Result Of The Belief That ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Dec 16, 2001
Summary: Greed is the logical result of the belief that there is no life after death. We grab what we can while we can however we can and then hold on to it hard. Sir Fred Catherwood, Evangelicals Now, September, 1994
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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Letting Go of Treasures
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 12, 2002
Summary: LETTING GO OF TREASURES Giving with a glad and generous heart has a way of routing out the tough old miser within us. Even the poor need to know that they can give. Just the very act of letting go of money or some other treasure does something wi...
Category: Quotes
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: none
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I Am Absolutely Convinced That No Wealth In The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: I am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker. The example of great and pure individuals is the only thing that can lead us to noble thoughts and deeds. Money only appea...
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 6:19-21
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The Story Is Told Of A Great English Preacher, Fb ...
Shared By: Jim Kane on Mar 10, 2002
Summary: The story is told of a great English preacher, FB Meyer, and his struggle with jealousy when another great English preacher, G. Campbell Morgan, returned to England after being in America. Meyer said to some friends, "It was easy to pray for the s...
Category: Stories
based on 11 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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Richard Foster (1985,p.13) Noted: "the Demon In ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on May 2, 2002
Summary: Richard Foster (1985,p.13) noted: “The demon in money is greed. Nothing can destroy human beings like the passion to possess.”
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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The World Says, The More You Take, The More You ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on May 20, 2002
Summary: The world says, The more you take, the more you have. Christ says, the more you give, the more you are. — Frederick Buechner
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Am Among The Minority Who Had Little Interest ...
Shared By: Victor Yap on Aug 29, 2002
Summary: I am among the minority who had little interest in the original Star Wars movie but has a liking for the prequel story of Anakin Skywalker in Episode I and II. Anakin, who later evolved into the sinister Darth Vader, was a cute, helpful, and sacrifi...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Louis Evans Tells A Story That I'm Sure Many Can ...
Shared By: Clyde Grimes on Jan 3, 2003
Summary: Louis Evans tells a story that I’m sure many can relate to. At one of the homes in which he lived, he had a problem with a persistent weed that “grew rapidly and pushed it ugly stalk and leaves right in front of [his] bedroom window.” He tried cho...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
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There Are Many Kinds Of Chickens (rhode Island ...
Shared By: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on May 19, 2003
Summary: THERE ARE MANY KINDS OF CHICKENS (Rhode Island Red, white, roosters, hens, ) --- BUT IN DUMPLINGS IT IS JUST CHICKEN .... In the cooking pot seems all differences matter little! We can compare ourselves and try to be LIKE another, you waste who y...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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Gore Vidal, The Famous Author And Atheist Once ...
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on May 17, 2003
Summary: Gore Vidal, the famous author and atheist once described Christianity as the greatest disaster ever to strike the West. He said: “It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.” and "Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies". ...
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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Video Illustration: The Beginning Of Mission ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Jan 30, 2004
Summary: Video Illustration: The Beginning of Mission Impossible when the agent accepts the Mission. We look a video clip like this and we admire this man for accepting the mission and all the risks that go along with it. The truth is we envy this man bec...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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A One Way Street With No Turns!" Luke 9: 49-50 ...
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Nov 8, 2004
Summary: “A One Way Street With No Turns!” Luke 9: 49-50 Key verse(s): 49: “‘Master,’ said John, ‘we say a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because his is not one of us.’” “For many years Sir Walter Scott was the leadin...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
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Dwight L. Moody Once Told The Fable Of An Eagle ...
Shared By: Lou Nicholes on Nov 10, 2004
Summary: Dwight L. Moody once told the fable of an eagle who was envious of another that could fly better than he could. One day the bird saw a sportsman with a bow and arrow and said to him, “I wish you would bring down that eagle up there.” The man said he...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Numbers 12:1-16
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Like Blind Beggars! (08.15.05--envy!--john 21: ...
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Aug 11, 2005
Summary: Like Blind Beggars! (08.15.05--Envy!--John 21: 20-23) “No one has done a better job of portraying envy than Dante, In his Purgatory . . .the envious sit like blind beggars by a wall. Their eyelids are sewn shut. the symbolism is apt, showing the ...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: John 21:20-23
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Burn the Books!
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Aug 16, 2005
Summary: Burn the Books! (08.18.05--Envy!--Prov 14:30) “Envy cannot read; therefore its will is that all books should be burned.” If we can’t have it then it should not be possible for others to know what we ourselves have not be given. When we equate env...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Proverbs 14:30
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Lady Nancy Astor, The First Woman Ever Seated In ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 13, 2005
Summary: Lady Nancy Astor, the first woman ever seated in the British House of Commons, encountered a lot of male antagonism – but proved herself capable of giving as well as receiving in that arena. Once, at a formal dinner, Lady Astor said to her neighbor ...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Brilliant Physician And Writer Oliver Wendell ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 16, 2005
Summary: The brilliant physician and writer Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., and his brother John represent two radically different views on the subject of flattery. Dr. Holmes loved to collect compliments, and when he was older he indulged his pastime by saying ...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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D.l. Moody Tells The Fable Of A Pheasant Who Was ...
Shared By: Timothy Smith on Apr 15, 2006
Summary: D.L. Moody tells the fable of a pheasant who was envious of another that could fly better than he could. One day this pheasant saw a hunter with a bow & arrow and said to him, "That pheasant flying right above you would provide great food if you cou...
Category: Humor
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 4:4
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In 1886, Karl Benz Drove His First Automobile ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 17, 2006
Summary: In 1886, Karl Benz drove his first automobile through the streets of Munich, Germany. He named his car the Mercedes Benz, after his daughter, Mercedes. The machine angered the citizens, because it was noisy and scared the children and horses. Pressu...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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There Is No Comparison Between That Which Is ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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If There Is Any Sin More Deadly Than Envy, It ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "If there is any sin more deadly than envy, it is being pleased at being envied."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Envy Is The Art Of Counting The Other Fellows ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Envy is the art of counting the other fellows blessings instead of your own.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none