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An Old American Indian Tale Recounts The Story Of ...
Shared By: Richard Jones on Nov 3, 2000
Summary: An old American Indian tale recounts the story of a chief who was telling a gathering of young braves about the struggle within. "It is like two dogs fighting inside of us," the chief told them. "There is one good dog who wants to do the right and t...
Category: Stories
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Late One Summer Evening In Broken Bow, Nebraska, ...
Shared By: Jeeva Sam on Mar 20, 2001
Summary: Late one summer evening in Broken Bow, Nebraska, a weary truck driver pulled his rig into an all-night truck stop. The waitress had just served him when three tough looking, leather jacketed motorcyclists - of the Hell’s Angels type - decided ...
Category: Humor
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Mamie Adams Always Went To A Branch Post Office ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on May 3, 2001
Summary: Mamie Adams always went to a branch post office in her town because the postal employees there were friendly. She went there to buy stamps just before Christmas one year and the lines were particularly long. Someone pointed out that there was no nee...
Category: Humor
based on 102 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Few Years Ago There Was A Series Of Commercials ...
Shared By: Brian La Croix on Oct 3, 2001
Summary: A few years ago there was a series of commercials featuring a man wearing a flannel shirt and jeans who would be telling people how much he cared for them, often getting teary-eyed as he said with all the emotion he could muster, “I love you, man!” ...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 100 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: Luke 22:31-34
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On Sept 16, 1620 2 Ships Set Sail From Plymouth ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Nov 13, 2001
Summary: On Sept 16, 1620 2 ships set sail from Plymouth Englnad, The Speedwell and the Mayflower. The Speedwell encountered much difficulty as they began their journey springing many leaks in the ship. So when the 2 ships went to Port in Plymouth England...
Category: Stories
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The Unbaptized Arm
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 19, 2002
Summary: The Unbaptized Arm Ivan the Great was the tsar of all of Russia during the Fifteenth Century. He brought together the warring tribes into one vast empire--the Soviet Union. As a fighting man he was courageous. As a general he was brilliant. He dr...
Category: Stories
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Dr. Albert Palmer Was The Minister Of Central ...
Shared By: Jeremy Houck on Feb 26, 2005
Summary: Dr. Albert Palmer was the minister of Central Union Church of Honolulu, Hawaii. While serving there he oversaw a massive building project for their church. Just before it’s completion, the architect asked Palmer to provide him with an inscription to...
Category: Stories
based on 16 ratings
Scripture: none
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Two Ships In The Night! (07.18.05--pride--numbers ...
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Jul 14, 2005
Summary: Two Ships in the Night! (07.18.05--Pride--Numbers 22:29) There’s a time to be right and a time to be righteous. That’s what the old farmer told me as I hefted the last hay bale into the loft. I had just had an encounter with a bully at schoo...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Numbers 22:29
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Another Poll Sheds Light On This Paradox Of ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 12, 2005
Summary: Another poll sheds light on this paradox of increased religiosity and decreased morality. According to sociologist Robert Bellah, 81 percent of the American people also say they agree that “an individual should arrive at his or her own religious bel...
Category: Statistics
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Barna's Latest Survey Shows 11% Of The People Who ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 5, 2006
Summary: Barna’s latest survey shows 11% of the people who attend a Christian church at least once a month plan to change their place of worship in the coming year. If true, more than 15 million people will change their church home in the next 12 months. B...
Category: Statistics
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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C.s. Lewis Said, "in Commanding Us To Glorify ...
Shared By: Aubrey Vaughan on Nov 28, 2006
Summary: C.S. Lewis said, “In commanding us to glorify Him, God is inviting us to enjoy him.” God wants our worship to be motivated by love, thanksgiving and delight not duty.
Category: Quotes
based on 24 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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The Difference Between A Moral Man And A Man Of ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught."
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Joseph Stowell, Former President Of Moody Bible ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Joseph Stowell, former President of Moody Bible Institute, writes in his book Fanning the Flame: "The call of authentic Christianity is to ‘have heart’ - a heart for God . A heart for God requires (1) that we move from externals to internals ,(2) t...
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Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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I Can Remember My Cousin Jenny As A Joyful, ...
Shared By: Warren Lamb on Jul 29, 2007
Summary: I can remember my cousin Jenny as a joyful, delighted-with-life little girl who wasn’t like the rest of us, but could make the grumpiest of grumps smile because her love of life and underlying happiness was so infectious. The message here is that...
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John Stott Wrote, "i Could Never Believe In God, ...
Shared By: Hansel Young on Nov 15, 2007
Summary: John Stott wrote, “I could never believe in God, if it were not for the cross… In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it? I have entered many Buddhist temples in different Asian countries and stood respectfully be...
Category: Quotes
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Grow As You Go.' The First Sermon In This Series ...
Shared By: Jim Kane on Jan 7, 2008
Summary: ‘Grow as You Go.’ The first sermon in this series took us to Moses and his encounter with God. We were told that God had a role, an important one at that, for Moses and it was in line with God’s plan and story and not Moses’ plan and story. In other...
Category: Quotes
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The Pastor Of A Church That Didn't Have The ...
Shared By: Matthew Sickling on Feb 4, 2008
Summary: The pastor of a church that didn’t have the reputation for being very generous with their giving decided that it was time to do something drastic in order to teach the congregation the importance of giving. He contacted an electrician and had all o...
Category: Humor
based on 32 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Laus Deo
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 23, 2008
Summary: LAUS DEO In the middle of Washington DC stands a monument--our national Monument, the Washington Monument. As a history lesson, there are some things you should know about this place. There can never be a building of greater height than the Wa...
Category: Stories
based on 24 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Luke 15:1-7
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The Right Perspective
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
Summary: THE RIGHT PERSPECTIVE A man was walking through an art gallery when he came upon a picture of the Lord Jesus dying upon the cross. He stopped and looked at the beautiful portrait of Calvary's love. As he stared into the face of Christ, so full of...
Category: Stories
based on 28 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 15:21-28
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True ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 10, 2009
Summary: TRUE WORSHIP I want to read to you an excerpt from James Montgomery Boice’s book, "Whatever Happened to the Gospel of Grace?" to preface my opening statements. This is from his chapter entitled, "Reforming Our Worship". In it he cites two sour...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: John 4:23-24
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A ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 10, 2009
Summary: AMAZING In 1997, Reeve Lindbergh, daughter of aviator Charles Lindbergh, was invited to give the annual Lindbergh Address at the Smithsonian Institution’s Air and Space Museum to commemorate the 70th anniversary of her father’s historic solo flig...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 Kings 12:1-24
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Looks Can Be ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 14, 2009
Summary: LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING Girolamo Savonarola was one of the great preachers of the fifteenth century. He preached in the great cathedral of Florence, Italy, which contained a magnificent marble statue of Mary. One day he noticed an elderly woman pr...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: John 4:23-24
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True Biblical Worship So Satisfies Our Total ...
Shared By: Donnie Martin on Jul 17, 2009
Summary: True biblical worship so satisfies our total personality that we don’t have to shop around for man-made substitutes. William Temple made this clear in his masterful definition of worship: For worship is the submission of all our nature to God. It...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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W. Tozer Said,
Shared By: Tony Abram on Aug 4, 2009
Summary: A.W. Tozer said, "We are called to an everlasting preoccupation with God." When we submit to Jesus’ lordship, we’ll give him our worship.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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It Is Possible To Be So Active In The Service Of ...
Shared By: Tony Abram on Aug 4, 2009
Summary: It is possible to be so active in the service of Christ as to forget to love him.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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The Word Worship Is A Shortened Form Of The Old ...
Shared By: Tony Abram on Aug 4, 2009
Summary: The word worship is a shortened form of the old word worthship, which means showing God the worth he holds in your life. Fellowship with a holy God will produce holy living.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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IS YOUR GOD TOO SMALL?
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 28, 2014
Summary: IS YOUR GOD TOO SMALL? "If God were small enough to be UNDERSTOOD........He would not be big enough to be WORSHIPPED." - Evelyn Underhill
Category: Quotes
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WORSHIP IS A FEAST...
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 28, 2014
Summary: WORSHIP IS A FEAST... "Worship is a feast in which God is the host, the cook, the waiter, and the meal itself!" - Sam Storms
Category: Quotes
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A PASTOR'S DREAM OF HIS OWN WORSHIP SERVICE
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 28, 2014
Summary: A PASTOR’S DREAM OF HIS OWN WORSHIP SERVICE The story is told of a pastor of a large church who had a dream one night that really opened his eyes. He dreamed that he could see his own church worship service on Sunday morning. But there was some...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:7
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DADDY HAS ALL OF ME
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 29, 2014
Summary: DADDY HAS ALL OF ME! Alan Redpath had two daughters who loved to swarm him as soon as he came home at night. As he came in the door one evening, his little girls ran to be the first to hug Daddy. One grabbed his leg and hugged him with all of h...
Category: Stories