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Owen Bourgaize avatar
A Story Is Told Of A Shipwrecked Crew Who Had ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 30, 2000
Summary: A story is told of a shipwrecked crew who had been drifting for days in a small boat off the coast of Brazil. They were suffering the horrors of thirst but they dare not drink the seawater because the salt would make it even worse. They saw a vess...
Category: Stories
based on 75 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Doubt and Faith
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Jan 4, 2001
Summary: Doubt sees the obstacles; Faith sees the way. Doubt sees the darkest night; Faith sees the day. Doubt dreads to take a step; Faith soars on high. Doubt questions, "Who believes?" Faith answers, "I!"
Category: Quotes
based on 168 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: none
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Paul Krause Was Recently Inducted Into The Nfl ...
Shared By: Anthony Bradseth on Jan 5, 2001
Summary: Paul Krause was recently inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. He played sixteen years and had eighty-one career interceptions as a safety with the Minnesota Vikings. However, his greatest challenge in life did not occur on a football ...
Category: Stories
based on 72 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Gregory Dawson avatar
A Man Named Victor Frankl, A Jewish Psychologist, ...
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Jan 13, 2001
Summary: A man named Victor Frankl, a Jewish psychologist, discovered this great truth in the midst of a Jewish concentration camp during WW II. While seeking to survive the horror of this imprisonment Frankl began observing his fellow prisoners in the hope...
Category: Stories
based on 139 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
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Os Guiness Gives A Very Helpful Definition Of ...
Shared By: Dan Erickson on Nov 21, 2000
Summary: Os Guiness gives a very helpful definition of doubt in his book In Two Minds. He says, "When you believe, you are in one mind and accept something as true. Unbelief is to be of one mind and reject that something is true. To doubt is to waver between...
Category: Quotes
based on 78 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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I Met A Young Man Not Long Ago Who Dives For ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Jan 28, 2001
Summary: I met a young man not long ago who dives for exotic fish for aquariums. He said one of the most popular aquarium fish is the shark. He explained that if you catch a small shark and confine it, it will stay a size proportionate to the aquarium. Shark...
Category: Stories
based on 148 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Purpose Of Testing Your Faith Is To Help You ...
Shared By: Tim George on Feb 5, 2001
Summary: The purpose of testing your faith is to help you to see whether or not your faith is real and how strong that faith is. A jeweler gives as one of the surest tests for a true diamond what is called the water test. An imitation stone is never ever so ...
Category: Stories
based on 83 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: James 1:2-3
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Members Of The 4th Grade Class At Spring Hill ...
Shared By: Alan Stokes on Apr 22, 2001
Summary: Members of the 4th grade class at Spring Hill Elementary School in McClean, Virginia were asked the question: "What Is Courage". Their answer was: "Having faith. Being brave. Doing something when you’re scared of it. Doing something wh...
Category: Quotes
based on 73 ratings
Denomination: Holiness
Scripture: none
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C.s. Lewis Said, “courage Is Not Simply ...
Shared By: Alan Stokes on Apr 22, 2001
Summary: C.S. Lewis said, “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.”
Category: Quotes
based on 73 ratings
Denomination: Holiness
Scripture: none
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We All Have A Way Of Completing This Sentence: ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Apr 30, 2001
Summary: We all have a way of completing this sentence: “If God is God, then....” There will be no financial collapse in my family. My children will never be buried before me. People will treat me fairly. This church will never divide. My ...
Category: Quotes
based on 121 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Most Of You Have Heard Of Ted ...
Shared By: Larry Sarver on May 10, 2001
Summary: Illustration: Most of you have heard of Ted Turner. He is the founder of CNN, TNT, TBS, etc. He is a very successful businessman, a billionaire and a well known critic of Christianity. In fact he has publicly stated that "Christianity is for los...
Category: Stories
based on 91 ratings
Scripture: none
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Boudreaux Was Out Fishin’ When He Came Back ...
Shared By: Mike Richardson on May 19, 2001
Summary: Boudreaux was out fishin’ when he came back in with a boat load of fish. The game warden was watchin’ and came and said, "Boudreaux, how you caught all dem fish?" And Boudreaux say, "Com’ see." They both went out again and then ...
Category: Humor
based on 109 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-45:12
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H. G. Spafford Was A Businessman In ...
Shared By: Tony Miano on May 21, 2001
Summary: “H. G. Spafford was a businessman in Chicago. He was a dedicated Christian. [There were times in his life when the wisdom he followed was earthly, unspiritual, and subject to the enemy’s schemes]. He had some serious financial reversa...
Category: Stories
based on 143 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Philippians 4:13
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You Have Established A New Relationship With ...
Shared By: Rob Clifton on May 23, 2001
Summary: "You have established a new relationship with the powers of darkness. Whatever you were before you were a Christian- straight, horoscope reader, witch, warlock, or satanist- you are now a sworn foe of the legions of hell. Have no delusions about t...
Category: Quotes
based on 81 ratings
Scripture: none
Andrew Chan avatar
Jonathan Edwards Wrote: “i Suppose No One ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on May 23, 2001
Summary: Jonathan Edwards wrote: “I suppose no one will doubt that some natural men do reach out to the evidence of the truth of the Christian religion on the basis of rational proofs or arguments. Doubtless Judas thought Jesus was the Messiah on the b...
Category: Quotes
based on 82 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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To Risk
Shared By: Michael McCartney on May 25, 2001
Summary: To laugh is to risk appearing the fool To weep is to risk appearing sentimental To reach out for another is to risk involvement To expose feelings is to risk exposing, your true self To place your ideas, your dreams before a crowd is to ris...
Category: Quotes
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When I Was A Cub Scout We Had To Do An Age Old ...
Shared By: Keith Broyles on Jul 17, 2001
Summary: When I was a Cub Scout we had to do an age old experiment with two cans tied together by a piece of string. When the string is tight, it carries the sound waves from one can to the other, making a simple telephone. When we started doing the experi...
Category: Stories
based on 28 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Twenty Nigerian Churches Demolished For ...
Shared By: Paul Fritz on Aug 25, 2001
Summary: Twenty Nigerian Churches Demolished For ’Enviromental’ Concerns by Obed Minchakpu KANO, Nigeria (Compass) -- Twenty church buildings were demolished July 6-13 in Kano city of northern Nigeria by the Kano State Environmental Planning ...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
Paul Fritz avatar
At Least 75 Christians Killed In Manila Hotel ...
Shared By: Paul Fritz on Aug 29, 2001
Summary: At Least 75 Christians Killed In Manila Hotel Fire August 20, 2001 By: Stefan J. Bos Eastern Europe Correspondent for ASSIST News Service MANILA, PHILIPPINES -- (ANS) -- An early morning fire that swept through a suburban Manilla hotel Saturda...
Category: Stories
based on 38 ratings
Scripture: none
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Hudson Taylor Said, "unless There Is An Element ...
Shared By: Lynn Floyd on Dec 4, 2001
Summary: Hudson Taylor said, "Unless there is an element of risk in our exploits for God, there is no need for faith."
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Beware Of Cut-and-dried Theologies That Reduce ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Dec 16, 2001
Summary: Beware of cut-and-dried theologies that reduce the ways of God to a manageable formula that keeps life safe. God often does the unexplainable just to keep us on our toes -- and also on our knees. -- Warren Wiersbe
Category: Quotes
based on 14 ratings
Scripture: none
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No One Would Ever Have Crossed The Ocean If He ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Dec 16, 2001
Summary: "No one would ever have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm." --Charles F. Kettering
Category: Quotes
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Mark 4:35-41
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When Principles That Run Against Your Deepest ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: When principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then battle is your calling, and peace has become sin; you must, at the price of dearest peace, lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy, with all the fire of y...
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
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There Is Nothing, Indeed, Which God Will Not Do ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: There is nothing, indeed, which God will not do for a man who dares to step out upon what seems to be the mist; though as he puts his foot down he finds a rock beneath him. — F. B. Meyer
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Luke 6:46-49
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Blessed Is Any Weight, However Overwhelming, ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: Blessed is any weight, however overwhelming, which God has been so good as to fasten with His own hand upon our shoulders. — F.W.Faber
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Scottish Preacher John Mcneill Liked To Tell ...
Shared By: Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Feb 9, 2002
Summary: The Scottish preacher John McNeill liked to tell about an eagle that had been captured when it was quite young. The farmer who snared the bird put a restraint on it so it couldn’t fly, and then he turned it loose to roam in the barnyard. It wasn...
Category: Stories
based on 25 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 103:5
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God's Testing
Shared By: SermonCentral on Feb 16, 2002
Summary: God’s Testing As the Union Pacific Railroad was being constructed, an elaborate trestle bridge was built across a large canyon in the West. Wanting to test the bridge, the builder loaded a train with enough extra cars and equipment to double its ...
Category: Stories
based on 13 ratings
Scripture: none
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If God Puts You on Hold, Don't Hang Up
Shared By: Jerry Falwell on Mar 8, 2002
Summary: “If God puts you on hold, don’t hang up.”
Category: Quotes
based on 48 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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On December 29, 1987, A Soviet Cosmonaut Returned ...
Shared By: James Dunn on Mar 12, 2002
Summary: On December 29, 1987, a Soviet cosmonaut returned to the earth after 326 days in orbit. He was in good health, which hasn’t always been the case in those record-breaking voyages. Five years earlier, touching down after 211 days in space, two cosmona...
Category: Stories
based on 16 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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One Key To Patton's Success Was That He Learned ...
Shared By: Alan Braun on Mar 22, 2002
Summary: One key to Patton’s success was that he learned how to deal with his fear. He declared, “The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That’s the time to listen to every fear you can imagine. When you have c...
Category: Quotes
based on 12 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none