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  • Mark Perryman

    Contributing sermons since May 10, 2006
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Northridge Church
Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
507-451-5467

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  • The Giant Of Religion

    Contributed on Jun 5, 2008
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    Today we are going to look at a very cruel giant, the giant of religion

    INTRO: A young girl became a Christian in an exciting revival at her church and was baptized the closing Sunday morning. That afternoon she ran through the house singing and dancing. Her sour grandfather rebuked her with these words, “You ought to be ashamed of yourself. You just joined the ...read more

  • The Giant Of Deception

    Contributed on Jun 5, 2008
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    I’m going to talk about 3 things about deception.

    INTRO: There is a story about a woman who had been trying for years to persuade her egotistical husband to put an end to the idea that he and he alone was number one. This man was obsessed with being number one. He never stopped talking about being first in sales at the office, and first on ...read more

  • The Giant Of The Journey

    Contributed on Jun 5, 2008
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    Facing the Giants in your life over a long period of time.

    INTRO: In the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Ben Johnson of Canada won the 100-meter dash, setting a new Olympic record and a new world record. Our American contender, Carl Lewis, came in second and most were shocked that he hadn’t won the gold. After the race, the judges learned ...read more

  • How To Deal With The Giant Of Discouragement

    Contributed on Jun 5, 2008
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    going to talk this morning on discouragement (the leukemia of the soul).

    INTRO: A man joined a monastery, and to join this monastery you can only say two words in ten years. After ten years was up he came in the monsignor’s office and said, “Bed hard.” He went back and served another ten years of silence and came to the monsignor’s office and said, “Food cold.” Went ...read more

  • Facing Your Giants Of Fear

    Contributed on Jun 5, 2008
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    We all face fear at one time or another. One person writes that fear is the oldest and strongest emotion of mankind.

    INTRO: I read this week that at least 322 unique phobias have been identified. Phobia comes from the Greek word for fear, and refers to a panic that is completely out of proportion to the perceived threat behind it. Extreme cases of a phobia can result in escalated anxiety and a full-fledged ...read more

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  • A Stranger Was Walking Down A Residential Street ...

    Contributed on May 10, 2006
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    A stranger was walking down a residential street and noticed a man struggling with a washing machine at the doorway of his house. When the newcomer volunteered to help, the homeowner was overjoyed, and the two men together began to work and struggle with the bulky appliance. After several minutes ...read more

  • This Past January The Pastors Were At A Retreat ...

    Contributed on May 10, 2006
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    This past January the pastors were at a retreat in Duluth and the speaker told of a missionary friend who was trying to reach this group of people in Mexico. They had a difficult time because these villagers had what he phrased “a scarcity mentality.” The missionary said their belief affected ...read more

  • W.a.criswell, Long-Time Beloved Pastor Of The ...

    Contributed on May 10, 2006
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    W.A.Criswell, long-time beloved pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, told a story about an evangelist who loved to hunt. The man bought two setter pups that were topnotch bird dogs. He kept them in his backyard, where he trained them. One morning, an ornery, little, vicious ...read more

  • A Man Went To His Doctor For A Checkup. The ...

    Contributed on May 10, 2006
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    A man went to his doctor for a checkup. The doctor did a very thorough examination and then asked the nurse to send the man’s wife into his office. The doctor said, “I have some very bad news, your husband is very sick. The good news is that there is hope. If you will take him home, cook him ...read more

  • A Woman In West Palm Beach, Florida, Died Alone ...

    Contributed on May 10, 2006
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    A woman in West Palm Beach, Florida, died alone at the age of 71. The coroner’s report was tragic. “Cause of death: Malnutrition.” The dear old lady wasted away to 50 pounds. Investigators who found her said the place where she lived was a veritable pigpen, the biggest mess you could imagine. ...read more