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Reuben Gonzales Was In The Final Match Of A Pro ...
Shared By: Ed Doss on Oct 24, 2000
Summary: Reuben Gonzales was in the final match of a pro racquetball tournament. In the 4th and final game, at match point, Gonzales made a super kill shot into the front wall to win the game. The referee called it good. Two linesman affirmed that the shot w...
Category: Stories
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Do You Remember The Story About Tony Toto, Of ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Feb 26, 2001
Summary: Do you remember the story about Tony Toto, of Allentown, PA.? He operated a pizza parlor there. Tony Toto survived at least 5 attempts on his life, all arranged for or carried out by his dear wife, Frances, & her lover. Twice she arranged for...
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Cleveland Stroud Had Coached The Blue Collar ...
Shared By: Lance Ladd on Aug 14, 2001
Summary: Cleveland Stroud had coached the Blue Collar Bulldogs for 18 years before his basketball team made it to the state championship. Stroud recalls that "it was the perfect night" when they won. "A night you dream of." He was carried around the gym on t...
Category: Stories
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The Emperor and the Seed
Shared By: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 18, 2002
Summary: THE EMPEROR AND THE SEED Once there was an emperor in the Far East who was growing old and knew it was coming time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or one of his own children, he decided to do something different...
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Leaders and Followers
Shared By: Darren Ethier on May 7, 2002
Summary: LEADERS AND FOLLOWERS S. I. McMillen, in his book "None of These Diseases," tells a story of a young woman who wanted to go to college, but her heart sank when she read the question on the application blank that asked, "Are you a leader?" Being b...
Category: Humor
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Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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It Is One Of The Severest Tests Of Friendship ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. If you are angry with a man, or hate him, it is not hard to go to him and stab him with words; but so to love a man that you cannot bear to see the stain of sin upon him,...
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Proverbs 27:6
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Joke: Disappointment Is One Of Those Emotions We ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Joke: Disappointment is one of those emotions we would rather avoid. A small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness to the stand in a trial -- a grand-motherly, elderly woman. He approached her and asked, "Mrs. Jones, do you know me?" ...
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A Young Lady Was Soaking Up The Sun's Rays On A ...
Shared By: Bobby Scobey on Oct 29, 2008
Summary: A young lady was soaking up the sun's rays on a Florida beach when a little boy in his swimming trunks, carrying a towel, came up to her and asked her, "Do you believe in God?" She was surprised by the question but she replied, "Why, yes, I do." Th...
Category: Humor
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Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Balanced Scale?
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 13, 2009
Summary: BALANCED SCALE? I read that years ago in England when they still used the balanced scales that a baker sued a farmer over the pound of butter that he was buying. And he said that when he first started buying butter from the farmer, it was a full ...
Category: Humor
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Look at Yourself As What You'll Be
Shared By: Rickey Bennett on Aug 19, 2009
Summary: LOOK AT YOURSELF AS WHAT YOU'LL BE The Puritan Richard Sibbes offers encouragement along those lines in his book The Bruised Reed. He said, "Let us not therefore be discouraged at the small beginnings of grace, but look on ourselves as elected to...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Michael Had Been Pinching Pennies For 3 Months ...
Shared By: Davon Huss on Jan 18, 2010
Summary: Michael had been pinching pennies for 3 months since being laid off from his job. He’d promised to take his twin sons to an amusement park for the 10th birthday, and he wasn’t going to let them down. So when the day rolled around, Michael went int...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Making The Workplace A ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Mar 22, 2010
Summary: Making the Workplace a Ministry Priscilla and Aquila are regular people, with regular jobs, but the impact that they have for Jesus Christ goes beyond many who were called to full time ministry in their day. I have a friend back home, Michael. M...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16
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AND ALSO WITH YOU!
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 30, 2014
Summary: I love the story about the Lutheran pastor who always started each service off with the phrase, "The Lord be with you." The people would then respond, "and also with you.” However, one Sunday the sound system wasn’t working very well. The pas...
Category: Humor
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The Conflict of Character
Shared By: Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
Summary: THE CONFLICT OF CHARACTER “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” - James D. Miles As she poured hot coffee into his mug early that morning, she noticed the guard’s countenance was m...
Category: Stories