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The Antonym of Joy
Shared By: Paul Fritz on Jun 9, 2001
Summary: THE ANTONYM OF JOY Discouragement is dissatisfaction with the past, distaste for the present, and distrust of the future. It is ingratitude for the blessings of yesterday, indifference to the opportunities of today, and insecurity regarding stren...
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English Evangelist George Whitefield (1714-1770) ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 20, 2005
Summary: English evangelist George Whitefield (1714-1770) learned that it was more important to please God than to please men. Knowing that he was doing what was honoring to the Lord kept him from discouragement when he was falsely accused by his enemies.At ...
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The Devil's Beatitudes
Shared By: Matthew Sickling on Apr 3, 2007
Summary: THE DEVIL'S BEATITUDES 1. Blessed are those who are too tired, too busy, too distracted to spend even an hour once a week with their fellow Christians – they are my best workers. 2. Blessed are those Christians who wait to be asked and expect ...
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The Colonel Sanders Story
Shared By: Lonnie Erwin on Oct 26, 2007
Summary: Illustration: The Colonel Sanders Story Here’s a man sitting on his porch in Kentucky. He’s only recently retired from the post office, and he’s sitting there when his first Social Security check is delivered. He’s very, very discouraged. He ...
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It's Not About Repentance
Shared By: Cameron Conway on Aug 2, 2010
Summary: IT'S NOT ABOUT REPENTANCE Today it's not about repentance; it's about our feelings. It's not about prayer; it's about going out for coffee. It's not about revolution; it's about the status quo. It's not about sanctification and righteousne...
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