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Steven Simala Grant avatar
In The Book, Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan ...
Shared By: Steven Simala Grant on May 28, 2002
Summary: In the book, Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan describes how the pilgrim realizes his guilt and lostness. Saddled to his back is a heavy burden of sin and shame. "I fear that this burden upon my back will sink me lower than the grave," he says, stagge...
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: John 8:34-36
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A National Prayer of Repentance
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 30, 2002
Summary: A NATIONAL PRAYER OF REPENTANCE Joe Wright is the pastor of Central Christian Church in Wichita, KS. On January 23, 1996, He was asked to be the guest chaplain for the Kansas State House in Topeka. He prayed a prayer of repentance that was writte...
Category: Quotes
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The First Duty Of Every Soul Is To Find Not Its ...
Shared By: Donnie Martin on Jul 1, 2002
Summary: "The first duty of every soul is to find not its freedom but its Master". Warren W. Wiersbe, The Integrity Crisis, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1991, p. 22.
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based on 8 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Peter T. Forsythe Was Right When He Said, "the ...
Shared By: Paul Fritz on Jul 30, 2002
Summary: Peter T. Forsythe was right when he said, "The first duty of every soul is to find not its freedom but its Master". Warren W. Wiersbe, The Integrity Crisis, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1991, p. 22.
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: none
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One Of The Most Touching Moments In Sports Came ...
Shared By: Timothy Smith on Oct 12, 2002
Summary: One of the most touching moments in sports came at the end of the 1980 Winter Olympic Games, in which the US hockey team beat the Russians. It was an incredible feat. All during the games the cameras focused on goalie Jim Craig, one of the heroes of...
Category: Stories
based on 82 ratings
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: Romans 8:1
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Let Me Tell You A Story From Alberta History: ...
Shared By: Steven Simala Grant on Dec 12, 2002
Summary: Let me tell you a story from Alberta history: Cree Chief Maskepetoon met Rev. Robert Rundle, and at their first meeting declared "I will never become a Christian as long as there are horses to steal and scalps to take." Nevertheless Maskepetoon be...
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In 1968 An Elderly Man Was Walking Down The ...
Shared By: Scott Chambers on Jan 29, 2003
Summary: In 1968 an elderly man was walking down the street during the Hippy Movement. A young man was burning a flag, stomping on it and cursing it. The elderly man was frail and sick but he still walked up to the young man and said, “Boy, I don’t want no...
Category: Stories
based on 14 ratings
Scripture: none
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I Will Never Forget The Day That Joe Thiesman ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Apr 8, 2003
Summary: I will never forget the day that Joe Thiesman broke his leg. Not that I’ve never seen a broken leg before. You want to know why I won’t forget it, because the NFL played it over and over and over… Now instant replay is a great thing, but there ar...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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My Wife Tells Of Two High School Graduates Who ...
Shared By: Joey Wilbourn on Sep 9, 2003
Summary: My wife tells of two high school graduates who had grown up in the wide-open spaces of the Texas Panhandle. Both received basketball scholarships to attend a small college in the dense forests of the Piney Woods of east Texas. Although they were eag...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Isaiah 49:20
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A Teenage Boy Was Seriously Injured An Automobile ...
Shared By: Charles Wilkerson on Oct 21, 2003
Summary: A teenage boy was seriously injured an automobile accident. The doctors did all they could to repair the damages to the boy’s body but despite their fast medical knowledge they were unable to completely restore his legs. He was informed that he wo...
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You Ever Watch Those Shows About These ...
Shared By: Peter Schmidt on Nov 13, 2003
Summary: You ever watch those shows about these submarines that go down 2 and a half miles to the wreck of the Titanic? That’s one thing that I think I could never do. To be crammed into a machine not much bigger than a telephone booth with 2 other guys, 2 m...
Category: Stories
based on 79 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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Maybe You Remember The End Of The Movie ...
Shared By: Peter Schmidt on Nov 23, 2003
Summary: Maybe you remember the end of the movie Braveheart. William Wallace, the Scottish hero, is being tortured. The king wants him and his people to give into his power and rule. But Wallace suffers through it. He won’t give in. And the very last word th...
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based on 14 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Romans 8:2-4
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In His Book "the Great Divorce," C.s. Lewis Gives ...
Shared By: Michael Thomas on Feb 13, 2004
Summary: In his book “The Great Divorce,” C.S. Lewis gives an allegorical story about a ghost of a man consumed by lust. And in this story lust is depicted as a red lizard that sits on his shoulder and whispers seductively in his ear. When the man is bothere...
Category: Stories
based on 12 ratings
Scripture: none
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A New Spirit and Opportunity
Shared By: Steve Stewart on Apr 6, 2004
Summary: A NEW SPIRIT AND OPPORTUNITY A few years ago a young girl by the name of Sofi was born in Siberia, a bitterly cold and desolate area of Russia. A difficult place to be a child but Sofi’s life was going to be even rougher than most. She was an orp...
Category: Stories
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Once We Were In Bondage Satan And Sin. But ...
Shared By: Donnie Martin on Jun 19, 2004
Summary: Once we were in bondage Satan and sin. But Jesus set us free. A story told by Paul Lee Tan illustrates the meaning of redemption. He said that when A.J. Gordon was pastor of a church in Boston, he met a young boy in front of the sanctuary carry...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Do You Know The Truth About Forgiveness? One Of ...
Shared By: Martin Kim on Oct 5, 2004
Summary: Do you know the truth about forgiveness? One of my professors at Andrews Univ. was telling us that when he was working in Japan as a missionary, he met this one woman who was suffering terribly from guilt. She came to him one day and told him that...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Adventist
Scripture: none
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Our Dungeons
Shared By: Terry Barnhill on Oct 10, 2004
Summary: "Our Dungeons" (by Rev. Terry L. Barnhill) A story tells of a man who was imprisoned within an ancient stone dungeon. A grey shadowy jailor shook the iron lock on his daily rounds. It was the only sound that reminded the prisoner he was not alo...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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Randy Comes To Our Young Adult Ministry Every ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Nov 29, 2004
Summary: Randy comes to our young adult ministry every week. He has a speech impediment and usually stands in the corner by himself. When I go to greet him and tell him how glad I am to see him, he says the same thing to me every week. “I almost didn’t co...
Category: Stories
based on 26 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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If I Were To Take A Long Piece Of Super-duper ...
Shared By: Greg Nance on Apr 28, 2005
Summary: If I were to take a long piece of super-duper duct tape and stick it firmly to your hairy arm, how would you prefer to have it removed if you only had these two choices: Slowly, pulling out one hair at a time, or suddenly, ripping it off instantly? ...
Category: Humor
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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If We Abide By The Principles Taught In The ...
Shared By: Ronald Shultz on May 5, 2005
Summary: "If we abide by the principles taught in the Bible, our country will go on prospering and to prosper, but if we and our posterity ignore its instructions and authority, no man can tell how sudden a catastrophe may overwhelm us and bury all our glory...
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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Loose Yourself From The Knots Of Your Past" B.c. ...
Shared By: Brian Cunningham on Sep 21, 2005
Summary: "Loose yourself from the knots of your past" B.C. King
Category: Quotes
Scripture: none
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Teachers Commentary on Galatians 3
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Sep 25, 2005
Summary: Teachers Commentary notes this about Galatians 3 In Galatians we have Paul’s first powerful defense of the Gospel. Some from the Pharisee party in Judea who had trusted Christ apparently retained their zeal for the Mosaic Law. They traveled to the ...
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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On September 23, 1862 The Emancipation ...
Shared By: John Shearhart on Nov 19, 2005
Summary: On September 23, 1862 the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln. However, it was not until June 19, 1865 that Union general Gordon Granger read the Emancipation Proclamation in Galveston, TX to alert the Texas slaves that they wer...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
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Scripture: Galatians 5:1
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An Arab Chief Tells A Story Of A Spy Who Was ...
Shared By: George Rhodes on Apr 19, 2006
Summary: An Arab chief tells a story of a spy who was captured and then sentenced to death by a general in the Persian army. This general had the strange custom of giving condemned criminals a choice between the firing squad and the big, black door. As the m...
Category: Stories
based on 22 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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When You Have A Right-standing Relationship With ...
Shared By: George Rhodes on Apr 19, 2006
Summary: When you have a right-standing relationship with God, you have a life of freedom, liberty, and delight; you are God’s will. -Oswald Chambers
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Nfl Quarterback Foolishly Refuses To Wear ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 9, 2009
Summary: NFL Quarterback Foolishly Refuses to Wear Motorcycle Helmet 6. We are not free to do something foolish just because it is legal. Just because something is permitted under the law doesn’t make it good or right. a. For instance in July of 2005, ESPN...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Galatians 5:13-14
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To Many Professing Christians Leave Christ And ...
Shared By: Aubrey Vaughan on Jan 24, 2010
Summary: TO MANY PROFESSING CHRISTIANS LEAVE CHRIST AND OUR CHURCHES FOR WHAT? FOR ANYTHING AT ALL THAT THIS WORLD HAS TO OFFER? IS LIKE BEING DUPED BY A DODGY CAR SALESMAN INTO TRADING IN YOUR TOP OF THE RANGE ROLLS ROYCE FOR A CLAPPED OUT ROBIN R...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Dr. S. Lewis Johnson, A Noted New Testament ...
Shared By: jesse roncales on Mar 12, 2010
Summary: Dr. S. Lewis Johnson, a noted New Testament scholar, tells of his visit in Britain, where he observed that British people love dogs as their pets. During his stay he noticed three kinds of dogs which he relates to people in reference to freedom. Th...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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Cuando Yo Era Chico Me Llamaba La Atención Los ...
Shared By: Capitan Gerardo Balmori on Mar 22, 2010
Summary: Cuando yo era chico me llamaba la atención los elefantes. Durante la función de Circo, la enorme bestia hacia despliegue de peso, tamaño y fuerza descomunal... pero después de su actuación, el elefante quedaba sujeto solamente por una cadena que ap...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: none
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You Have The Liberty To Balance Your Life ...
Shared By: Dr.W.Samuel Legon on Jul 2, 2010
Summary: You have the liberty to balance your life according to Gods word.
Category: Statistics
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none