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  • Georgia Tech. Football Game Years Ago. Gt Was ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Georgia Tech. Football game years ago. GT was ahead 7 to 6. •Coach told QB not to throw no matter what. •They ran to the opponents 10 yd. line in last minute of play, but he was overcome by temptation. •He threw and it was intercepted by the fastest back on the team. •He started rushing toward the ...read more

  • I Always Liked The Story Told About The Great ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    I always liked the story told about the great preacher Charles Spurgeon. Charles was raised on a farm. When he was a young teen, he was behind the family barn on day sneaking a cigarette. His dad surprised him, by coming up upon him Charles attempted to diffuse the situation by using an approach ...read more

  • After A Very Long And Boring Sermon The Church ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    After a very long and boring sermon the church members filed out of the church saying nothing to the preacher. Towards the end of the line was a thoughtful person who always commented on the sermons. “Preacher, today your sermon reminded me of the peace and love of God" The pastor was thrilled. ...read more

  • A Few Years Ago We Were At A Small Church In ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    A few years ago we were at a small church in Piggott, Arkansas. I was watching TV one afternoon and they had this segment called “in the garden” – it was right before the first freeze of the season. He looks straight at the camera and says, “If you to have tulips in the spring – you must plant them ...read more

  • 2. The Element Of Persistence Is Implied Even ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    2. The element of persistence is implied even in... a. The present progressive tense of the verbs for "ask", "seek", and "knock" (literally, "keep on asking", "keep on seeking", and "keep on knocking" b. The progressive relation between the words: 1) One normally starts out by "asking" 2) As they ...read more

  • In The Late Seventies, Firefighters In England ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    In the late seventies, Firefighters in England went on strike. Thus, the British army was required to take over emergency fire fighting. One day, a squad of soldiers received a call from an elderly woman in London to come and rescue her cat, Bittsy. Poor Bittsy had gotten stuck in a tree. They ...read more

  • During One Summer While I Was In Seminary, I ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    During one summer while I was in seminary, I worked as a chaplain at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD. I discovered while I was there that there were one group of people who were really open to prayer and to hearing about the need for Christ in their lives. Who were they? Men in the cardiac ...read more

  • Carl Jung Told Of A Man Who Asked A Rabbi, "How ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Carl Jung told of a man who asked a rabbi, “How come in olden days God would show Himself to people but today nobody ever sees God?” The rabbi said, “Because nowadays nobody can bow low ...read more

  • I Recently Read An Article That Told This Story, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    I recently read an article that told this story, “The most sacred symbol in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is a tree: a sprawling, shade-bearing, 80-year-old American Elm. Tourists drive from miles around to see her. People pose for pictures beneath her. Arborists carefully protect her. She adorns ...read more

  • Holy Goats

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Joke- Holy Goats A group of college boys wanted to smuggle the football team mascot into their dormitory room- so they made intricate plans so they would not get found out. “But what about the smell?” someone ...read more

  • Time

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Time A man flew into Chicago & hired a taxi to take him downtown. As he was riding along they came to a red light & the driver went right on through the red light. The man said, "Hey, the light was red. You’re supposed to stop." The driver said, "Yeah, I know, but my brother does it all the ...read more

  • Growing Old — Phyllis Diller

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Joke- Growing Old- Phyllis Diller Maybe it’s true that life begins at fifty...but everything else starts ...read more

  • Time, Speed, Dentists

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Illustration- Time, Speed, Dentists The little boy was afraid of the dentist, so his dad decided to set the example and have his teeth examined, too. The dentist looked inside the father’s mouth & said, "There’s a tooth there that has to be pulled." The father asked, "How much will it cost?" The ...read more

  • Confession

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Illustration- Confession A man told his pastor he had done a terrible thing and could find no rest for his conscience. The pastor asked him, “Have you confessed it to the Lord?” And the man replied, “Pastor, I’ve confessed that sin a thousand times.” The wise pastor said, “That is 999 ...read more

  • Take The Poison

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Joke- Take the Poison A man goes to see the Pastor. "Pastor, something terrible is happening and I have to talk to you about it." The Pastor asked, "What’s wrong?" The man replied, "My wife is poisoning me." The Pastor, very surprised by this, asks, "How can that be?" The man then pleads, "I’m ...read more

  • Worrywarts

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Illustration – Worrywarts A man was trying to encourage his friend not to worry. “Worry is a waste of time,” he said. After all, 80% of the things people worry about never happen anyway.” Aha” the worrier cried. “That proves that worry works” No, it doesn’t prove any such thing “Yesterday ...read more

  • Several Years Ago I Watched A News Story About ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Several years ago I watched a news story about the Boston Marathon. In the coverage they described the race, how many ran, the winner, the time, weather conditions and observations. At the end they covered a special human interest story. The reporter told about a wheel chair victim who was the last ...read more

  • In Order To Be A Winner We Must Always Remain ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    In order to be a winner we must always remain faithful. Illustration: Annie Armstrong, the lady for whom the Southern Baptist Home Mission offering is named, died in 1938. I am told they printed the words "She has done what she could" on her ...read more

  • Most Of You Might Not Recognize The Name Robert ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Most of you might not recognize the name Robert the Bruce. His character was in the Mel Gibson’s movie Braveheart. Robert the Bruce was the Scottish noble whose character is most remembered for betraying Wallace, but he later rose up to lead Scotland to freedom after Walllace’s execution. He died ...read more

  • Two Gas Company Service Men, A Senior Training ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Two gas company service men, a senior training Supervisor and a young trainee were out checking meters and parked their truck at the end of the alley and worked there way to the other end. At the last house a woman looking out her kitchen window watched the two men as they checked her gas meter. As ...read more