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  • We Are Not To Be Dazzled, As Many People Are, By ...  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Aug 18, 2008
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    "We are not to be dazzled, as many people are, by the person, gifts or office of teachers in the church. They may come to us with great dignity, authority and scholarship. They may be bishops or archbishops, university professors or even the pope himself. But if they bring a gospel other than the ...read more

  • A Baseball Coach Would Play A Trick On The New ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Nov 13, 2008

    A baseball coach would play a trick on the new freshman players. After practice, he would tell one of the new players to turn out the dugout lights. The problem was it was daylight and there were no lights in the dugout. But the player would spend some time trying ...read more

  • I Can Save You...

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Jan 8, 2009
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    "I CAN SAVE YOU..." Most of us are either going into or coming out of tough times. So be ready when not if but when they come. Be prepared. Prepare yourself spiritually, mentally, socially, physically, and financially. As best as you can. There will be many people telling you, "I am the ...read more

  • Scientology

    Contributed by Jesse Bennett on Feb 14, 2009
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    SCIENTOLOGY Scientology was started by L. Ron Hubbard. His first major work was published in 1950. The book was called, "Dianetics: the Modern Science of Mental Health." In it he offered a methodology designed to help alleviate such things as unwanted sensations and emotions, irrational fears, ...read more

  • The Prophet

    Contributed by Hugh W. Davidson on Mar 13, 2009
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    THE PROPHET One night, a man who told me he was a prophet came looking for a place to stay. I showed him to the chapel, but as soon as he saw the walls, he started yelling, because there was a picture of Jesus carrying a lamb and another one of the Last ...read more

  • 3 Of Every 10 U.s. Teens Have Played The Ouija ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2009
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    3 of every 10 U.S. teens have played the Ouija board or had their palms read. 8 in 10 have read ...read more

  • Confusing Messages

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 19, 2009

    CONFUSING MESSAGES PARIS (AFP) – Heart attack survivors who eat chocolate two or more times per week cut their risk of dying from heart disease about threefold compared to those who never touch the stuff, scientists have reported. ...the new study, led by Imre Janszky of the Karolinska ...read more

  • Spurgeon On Truth

    Contributed by C Vincent on Sep 22, 2009

    SPURGEON ON TRUTH Spurgeon quote: "We are one in Christ; let us be friends with one another; but let us never be friends with one another’s error. If I be wrong, rebuke me sternly; I can bear it, and bear it cheerfully and if ye be wrong, expect the like measure from me, and neither peace nor ...read more

  • The Church's Greatest Troublemakers  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 6, 2009
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    THE CHURCH'S GREATEST TROUBLEMAKERS Preacher and Bible commentator, John Stott, said this in his exposition of Paul's letter to the Galatians: "To tamper with the gospel is to trouble the church... Indeed the church's greatest troublemakers (now as then) are not those outside who oppose, ...read more

  • The First Time I Got Baptized Was When I Was ...

    Contributed by James Wallace on Nov 12, 2009
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    The first time I got baptized was when I was 11-12 years old and attending a fairly liberal church by American standards. The church had just built its building about a half-mile from our house. Mom noticed, her neighbor friend was a part of the church and invited us to come. And after all, ...read more

  • When I First Came To Reno To Start A Church, Now ...

    Contributed by James Wallace on Nov 12, 2009

    When I first came to Reno to start a church, now about 22 years ago, my church planting advisors pointed me toward two men, two pastors who had had an extremely positive and successful experience in their church planting experiences. They had both planted churches in the past decade which had ...read more

  • Broken Steel Belts

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 22, 2010

    BROKEN STEEL BELTS It is impossible to be prepared for every error around. When I bought my dad's old car, it had been sitting idle for a year. He had hardly used it; even the tires were original -- nine years old. When I brought it in for a flat tire, the mechanic fixed it and all seemed ...read more

  • The Charter Flight

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 22, 2010

    THE CHARTER FLIGHT With his request approved, the CNN News cameraman quickly used his cell phone to call the local airport to charter a flight. He was told a twin-engine plane would be waiting for him at the airport. Arriving at the airfield, he spotted a plane warming up outside a hanger. He ...read more

  • Bait And Switch  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 22, 2010
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    BAIT AND SWITCH Mart DeHaan explains: In an unethical selling technique called the bait-and-switch method, a retailer lures customers into his store by advertising a well-known product at a very low price. When the buyer asks to purchase it, however, he is told that it is out of stock. The ...read more

  • Blots And Blemishes

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 19, 2010

    BLOTS AND BLEMISHES In 2 Peter 2:13-14, false and immoral teachers are called "blemishes." Some of you are teenagers, but those of us who are older can remember the blessings of acne. There were two pimples that were particularly embarrassing: a large one on the tip of you nose that made you ...read more

  • Abraham Vs. Balaam

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 19, 2010

    ABRAHAM VS. BALAAM Whosoever possesses these three qualities belongs to the disciples of Abraham our father: a generous eye, a humble spirit, and a meek soul. But he who possesses the three opposite qualities--an evil eye, a proud spirit, and a haughty soul--is of the disciples of Balaam the ...read more

  • No Tolerance Of False Teaching "Viruses"

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 19, 2010
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    NO TOLERANCE OF FALSE TEACHING "VIRUSES" I remember hearing about computer viruses. Could a computer catch a germ? I then learned that computer viruses were often malicious programs, developed by evil-doers, to destroy computers. They are often downloaded stealthily, without you knowing it. ...read more

  • False Teacher: Bernie Madoff

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 26, 2010

    FALSE TEACHER: BERNIE MADOFF Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is a former stock broker, investment adviser, non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of what has been described as the largest Ponzi scheme in history. Madoff was a prominent philanthropist[who ...read more

  • False ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 1, 2010

    False Healers Shortly before I came to the United States in 1983 I attended a “healing” meeting in Cape Town, South Africa. It was winter and the meeting was held outside in a very large tent. We all wore winter coats. The preacher, who had a large following in South Africa, preached a message ...read more

  • The Falsities Of Mormon Author Betty Eadie  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 18, 2010
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    THE FALSITIES OF MORMON AUTHOR BETTY EADIE The idea of hell and judgment are nowhere to be found in Betty Eadie’s bestseller, Embraced By The Light, on the N.Y. Times bestseller list for more than 40 weeks, including 5 weeks as #1. In November 1973 Eadie allegedly died after undergoing a ...read more