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Owen Bourgaize avatar
When Karl Barth Was Speaking At Chicago ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Nov 9, 2000
Summary: When Karl Barth was speaking at Chicago University, he was asked by one of the students what was the most profound theological statement he had ever reached. He paused for a moment and said, "Jesus loves me, this I know … "
Category: Stories
based on 128 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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My Wife And I Recently Visited With A Couple Who ...
Shared By: Howard Harden on Jan 18, 2001
Summary: My wife and I recently visited with a couple who were the proud parents of a baby boy, just over a year old. As soon as we entered their home, we noticed that everything about this house was dedicated to protecting their baby. There were plastic plu...
Category: Humor
based on 208 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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A Fellow Who Had Been Reared In The City Bought A ...
Shared By: Kris Young on Feb 15, 2001
Summary: A fellow who had been reared in the city bought a farm and several milk cows. In the feed store one day he complained his best cow had gone dry. "Aren’t you feeding her right?" asked the store owner. "I’m feeding her what you’ve been selling me," s...
Category: Humor
based on 367 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Evangelist J. Wilbur Chapman Recounted A ...
Shared By: Michael Stover on Mar 14, 2001
Summary: Evangelist J. Wilbur Chapman recounted a testimony given by a man in one of his meetings. The man said: I got off at the train depot one day as a tramp. For a year I had begged on the streets. Badly in need of food, I touched a man on the shoulde...
Category: Stories
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Small Boy Had Been Consistently Late For ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on Mar 15, 2001
Summary: A small boy had been consistently late for dinner. One particular day his parents had warned him to be on time, but he arrived later than ever. He found his parents already seated at the table, about to start eating. Quickly he sat at his place, and...
Category: Stories
based on 205 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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In His Book The Counselor, A.w. Tozer Said, ...
Shared By: Alan Stokes on Apr 22, 2001
Summary: In his book The Counselor, A.W. Tozer said, "Spell this out in capital letters: THE HOLY SPIRIT IS A PERSON. He is not enthusiasm. He is not courage. He is not energy. He is not the personification of all good qualities, like Jack Frost is the perso...
Category: Quotes
based on 146 ratings
Denomination: Holiness
Scripture: none
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A Gaelic Legend Tells Of An Eagle Swooping Down ...
Shared By: Tim Zingale on May 7, 2001
Summary: A Gaelic legend tells of an eagle swooping down and carrying a little baby to it lofty nest. The strong men of the village tried to scale the high and rugged cliff, but each one failed. Then past them went a small, frail woman, climbing the sheer pr...
Category: Stories
based on 82 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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The Bible Says, "today, If You Hear His Voice, Do ...
Shared By: R. Darrel Davis on Feb 10, 2001
Summary: The Bible says, "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts." How do I know if I am hearing his voice you say? One time, I made a homemade kite. I used about a thousand yards of my grandmothers crochet thread for the string. I let ...
Category: Stories
based on 148 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Tertullian, One Of The Theologians Of The Early ...
Shared By: Charles Mallory on Jun 7, 2001
Summary: TERTULLIAN, ONE OF THE THEOLOGIANS OF THE EARLY CHURCH, EXPLAINED THE TRINITY IN A METAPHOR. GOD THE FATHER HE DESCRIBED AS "A DEEP ROOT, THE SON AS THE SHOOT THAT BREAKS FORTH INTO THE WORLD, AND THE SPIRIT AS THAT WHICH SPREADS BEAUTY AND FRAGRANC...
Category: Quotes
based on 118 ratings
Denomination: Free Methodist
Scripture: none
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Yes, The Concept Of The Trinity Is Very Deep, But ...
Shared By: Charles Mallory on Jun 7, 2001
Summary: YES, THE CONCEPT OF THE TRINITY IS VERY DEEP, BUT INSTEAD OF TRYING TO UNDERSTAND ITS DEPTH, THINK OF IT IN THE WORDS OF THE ANGLICAN CATECHISM WHICH SAYS, "FIRST, I LEARN TO BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER WHO HAS MADE ME AND ALL THE WORLD. SECONDLY, IN ...
Category: Quotes
based on 113 ratings
Denomination: Free Methodist
Scripture: none
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Adopted by Christ
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Jul 9, 2001
Summary: Illus.: “Adopted by Christ” John was born into a family of 12 children. They were very poor. He was the youngest. He never remembered his father eating a meal with the rest of the family. He had to work long hours to feed his famil...
Category: Stories
based on 110 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: Matthew 15:11-20
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Billy Finds a Home
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Jul 9, 2001
Summary: Illus.: “Billy Finds a Home” It happened many years ago, in a small town in one of our southern states. One evening, during an electrical storm, a bolt of lightning struck a house, setting it on fire. The fire spread quickly and bu...
Category: Stories
based on 93 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: Ephesians 1:3-7
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C.s. Lewis Observed, "you Can Shut Him Up For A ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on Aug 30, 2001
Summary: C.S. Lewis observed, "You can shut Him up for a fool, you can spit at Him and kill Him as a demon; or you can fall at His feet and call Him Lord and God. But let us not come up with any patronizing nonsense about His being a great human teacher. He ...
Category: Quotes
based on 64 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Foundation Of All Theology Is The Unity Of ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 11, 2001
Summary: The foundation of all theology is the unity of God.
Category: Quotes
based on 9 ratings
Denomination: *other
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In the Center of Controversy
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Jan 11, 2002
Summary: IN THE CENTER OF CONTROVERSY In many Christian circles the Holy Spirit is either neglected, forgotten, or misunderstood. The One given to unite the body of Christ is the center of controversy… So often Christian work is so rigidly programmed t...
Category: Quotes
based on 60 ratings
Scripture: none
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Who is Jesus Christ
Shared By: Michael Bird on Jan 15, 2002
Summary: To the artist He is the One Altogether Lovely. To the architect He is the Chief Cornerstone. To the astronomer He is the Sun of Righteousness. To the baker He is the Living Bread. To the banker He is the Hidden Treasure. To the biologist H...
Category: Quotes
based on 52 ratings
Scripture: none
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Invisible In His Own Nature [god] Became Visible ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: Invisible in His own nature [God] became visible in ours. Beyond our grasp, He chose to come within our grasp.” — Leo the Great
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Man Who Was Raised In A Cult (a Cult Is A Group ...
Shared By: Rick Stacy on Mar 10, 2002
Summary: A man who was raised in a cult (A cult is a group that changes either the person of Jesus or the redemptive act of the cross) over a period of years gradually rejected the rules and works of religion. One day he cried out to a friend, "You’ve taken ...
Category: Stories
based on 48 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Fellowship of God
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Feb 20, 2002
Summary: THE FELLOWSHIP OF GOD The New Bible Dictionary says: “In his essential life, God is a fellowship. This is perhaps the supreme revelation of God given in the Scriptures: it is that God’s life is eternally within himself a fellowship of three e...
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
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Pastor D. James Kennedy Said In A Sermon, "i ...
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Mar 18, 2002
Summary: Pastor D. James Kennedy said in a sermon, “I remember years ago talking to a man in his home about Christ and asking him who he thought Jesus was. He said, ‘Oh, He’s a wonderful man. He was the greatest man who ever lived, the most loving and grac...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Unforgivable Sin Of Blasphemy Against The ...
Shared By: Michael Bird on Jul 13, 2002
Summary: “The unforgivable sin of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit is an act of resistance which belittles the Holy Spirit so grievously that he withdraws for ever with his convicting power so that we are never able to repent and be forgiven." John Piper. ...
Category: Quotes
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Honorable Bird, Philip Yancey In The ...
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Aug 30, 2002
Summary: [The Honorable Bird, Philip Yancey in the foreword of Robertson McQuilkin’s Life in the Spirit] Dorothy Sayers tells of a Japanese convert struggling to grasp Christian theology. “Honorable Father, very good,” he said to his missionary teacher. “...
Category: Humor
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: none
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Who Will Provide?
Shared By: Andrew Chan on Oct 11, 2002
Summary: WHO WILL PROVIDE? A young woman brought her fiancé home to meet her parents for thanksgiving dinner. After dinner, her mother told her father to find out about the young man. The father invited the fiancé to his study for a talk. "So what are...
Category: Humor
based on 34 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: Genesis 22:1-14
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The Shocking Truth
Shared By: Brian La Croix on Oct 26, 2002
Summary: THE SHOCKING TRUTH “Imagine if you will that among the Jews there suddenly turns up a man who goes about talking as if He was God. . . Now let us get this clear. Among Pantheists, like the Indians, anyone might say that he was a part of God, or o...
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Sent from Heaven
Shared By: D. Greg Ebie on Oct 30, 2002
Summary: SENT FROM HEAVEN One of the most moving passages in English literature comes towards the end of Charles Dickens’s Tale of Two Cities, a story of the French revolution. Each day, a grim procession of prisoners made its way on the streets of Pa...
Category: Stories
based on 11 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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What God Says
Shared By: Paul Decker on Dec 1, 2002
Summary: WHAT GOD SAYS In the Spring of 1924, Jack Sundine was a four-year-old kid, standing in a line with his father inside the White House, waiting to meet President Calvin Coolidge. As they neared him, Jack noticed that he said something to each visi...
Category: Humor
based on 16 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Indescribable Christ
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Dec 16, 2002
Summary: INDESCRIBABLE CHRIST Dr. S.M. Lockridge was the Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, San Diego CA from 1953 - 1993. He entered heaven in 2000. He is well-known for a passage out of his sermon titled “He’s My King”: “He’s enduringly strong, He...
Category: Quotes
based on 58 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 25:1
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It's Amazing You Should Come to Me...
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Apr 1, 2003
Summary: IT’S AMAZING YOU SHOULD COME TO ME... A Jewish father was concerned about his son. He had not truly raised him to be grounded in the faith of Judaism… So, hoping to remedy this he sent his son to Israel so the boy could experience his heritage. A...
Category: Humor
based on 28 ratings
Scripture: none
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Unwrapping the Christmas Present
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Oct 16, 2003
Summary: UNWRAPPING THE CHRISTMAS PRESENT “To get ready for Christmas, God undressed. God stripped off his finery and appeared – how embarrassing – naked on the day he was born. . . God could not be God-with-us if he wasn’t flesh... As evangelicals...
Category: Quotes
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: none
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Celebration of the Incarnation
Shared By: SermonCentral PRO on Oct 16, 2003
Summary: CELEBRATION OF THE INCARNATION “Perhaps we need to call December 25th the Celebration of the Incarnation, to greet each other with Incarnation greetings – instead of “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas” we could shout, “God chose flesh!” “God be...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none