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Mike Wilkins avatar
Of All The Classical Spiritual Disciplines, ...
Shared By: Mike Wilkins on Apr 8, 2002
Summary: Of all the classical Spiritual Disciplines, service is the most conductive to the growth of humility. When we set out on a consciously chosen course of action that accents the good of other and is for the most part a hidden work, a deep change occu...
Category: Quotes
based on 40 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Proverbs 25:6-7
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One Day A Rich Man Went Fishing. He Had All The ...
Shared By: Ovidiu Radulescu on Sep 21, 2007
Summary: One day a rich man went fishing. He had all the latest and finest equipment. Hours later he had caught nothing. He walked on up the river and came upon a small boy with a stick and a bent hook. The boy had a fine string of trout over his shoulder an...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Seventh-Day Adventist
Scripture: none
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The Arrest
Shared By: Eric Ferguson on Apr 29, 2008
Summary: THE ARREST A police officer in a small town stopped a motorist who was speeding down Main Street. "But officer," the man began, "I can explain..." "Just be quiet," snapped the officer. "I'm going to let you cool your heels in jail until the ch...
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Baseball and Golf
Shared By: Peter Loughman on May 15, 2008
Summary: BASEBALL AND GOLF One of my tasks as an associate pastor was to go through the list of people who were on the rolls, but didn't come to church anymore. My task was to visit these people, find out why they chose not to attend the church anymore, a...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Excuses, Excuses
Shared By: Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Summary: Excuses, Excuses In Luke 14:16 - 24, Jesus teaches using the "Parable of the Great Banquet." In it, Jesus shares about a man who was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests. It was the custom then, as it is today, to send out...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Luke 14:16-16:24
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Wait? -- I Don't Have To Wait!! Why Doesn't God ...
Shared By: Steve Lotze on Sep 27, 2008
Summary: Wait? -- I don't have to wait!! Why doesn't God just get up to speed? Well, what if I we're going to go under a surgeons knife to redo my face - but I wanted to stay awake during the operation so that I could freely give out my counsel to the sur...
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
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Fake Seatbelts and Submission
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 28, 2009
Summary: FAKE SEATBELTS and SUBMISSION Seatbelts can be a hassle. Some people just don’t want to be bothered even when the law requires them to buckle up. According to the Associated Press, a New Zealander named Ivan Segedin took it to an extreme. The...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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When Nasa First Started Sending Up Astronauts, ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 28, 2009
Summary: When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $12 billion to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside dow...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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Hendrick's List
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 10, 2009
Summary: HENDRICK’S LIST HOWARD HENDRICKS was popular seminary professor for many years. Many young men were taught by him over the years. Hendricks keeps a little black book with him wherever he goes. He writes in there the names of men whom he taught in...
Category: Statistics
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 16:18
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Servants and Sons
Shared By: Jim Blevins on May 2, 2009
Summary: SERVANTS AND SONS Imagine at Mt. Sinai with all the lightning, thunder, smoke and the threat of death to any person or animal that even came close to the mountain, and how the people shuddered with fear as God was soon to speak His commandments. ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Chutzpah– Obnoxious Aggressiveness
Shared By: Bobby Scobey on Jul 8, 2009
Summary: CHUTZPAH– Obnoxious Aggressiveness Are you familiar with the Yiddish word "chutzpah"? It means "supreme self-confidence, boldness, nerve, audacity." Esther Schwartz was in front of a hotel in Miami with her three-year-old grandson, Jacob. She...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Sadly, Those Who Believe The False Teachers Will ...
Shared By: Ed Vasicek on May 25, 2010
Summary: Sadly, those who believe the false teachers will be judged with them. Believing the "experts" can kill you. On March 20, 1980, Mount St. Helens in Washington, a supposedly dormant volcano, began to quake and rumble. The local population was evacuat...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Let the Master Play
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Aug 22, 2010
Summary: LET THE MASTER PLAY An organist was practicing one day in a great church in Europe. As he was playing, a man came up to the organ and asked if he could play. The organist looked at him and thought to himself. "I shouldn’t let this man play, j...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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Monstrous Preaching
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 11, 2010
Summary: "MONSTROUS" PREACHING In the 18th Century, Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntington invited the Duchess of Buckingham to come and hear George Whitfield preach. After listening to Whitfield, the Duchess wrote to the Countess of Huntington about ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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A Young Man Had Finished His First Semester In ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Mar 25, 2011
Summary: A young man had finished his first semester in college, and was spending the weekend at home. Somewhat bored with the old place, he was regaling his father with the wonders of his campus and the enlightened people there. After getting up a head of s...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Proverbs 11:2
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Who Is the Shepherd?
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Apr 6, 2011
Summary: WHO IS THE SHEPHERD? Keith Miller writes, "Years ago, when our daughters were very young, we'd drop them off at our church's children's chapel on Sundays before the eleven o'clock service. One Sunday, just as I was about to open the door to the s...
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Romans 8:14-17
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A Reggie Jackson Perspective
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 2, 2011
Summary: A REGGIE JACKSON PERSPECTIVE Dave Bosewell tells the story of Earl Weaver who was the manager of the Baltimore Orioles and how he handled slugger Reggie Jackson. Weaver had a rule that no one could steal a base unless the steal sign was given. Th...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Proverbs 11:2
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The Acorn and the Marrow
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 9, 2011
Summary: THE ACORN AND THE MARROW An atheist was sitting under a tree one day smugly thinking: "God, I know you don't exist - but it you did - you must really be stupid. You created a huge oak tree to carry this little acorn and such a puny plant to c...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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Pet Beliefs
Shared By: Robert Sickler on Nov 15, 2011
Summary: PET BELIEFS The two professors stood nose to nose as they shouted at one another. "The craters on the moon are the result of volcanism," cried one. "You are an idiot," screamed the other, "the craters on the moon are the result of meteor imp...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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Titanic Arrogance
Shared By: Casey Sabella on Apr 6, 2012
Summary: TITANIC ARROGANCE "Control your Irish passions, Thomas. Your uncle here tells me you proposed 64 lifeboats and he had to pull your arm to get you down to 32. Now, I will remind you just as I reminded him--these are my ships. And, according to our...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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A Salesman Meets the Inventor
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 17, 2012
Summary: A SALESMAN MEETS THE INVENTOR In 1969, in a science lab in New Jersey, Canadian physicist Willard Boyle and his colleagues invented the concept of an electronic eye. Using their knowledge of mathematics and the behavior of light, they provided th...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Romans 12:3