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Jeffrey Sturdivant avatar
It Depends Whose Hands It's In
Shared By: Jeffrey Sturdivant on Jan 10, 2001
Summary: IT DEPENDS WHOSE HANDS IT’S IN A basketball in my hands is worth about $19 A basketball in Michael Jordan’s hands is worth about $33 million It depends whose hands it’s in A baseball in my hands is worth about $6 A ba...
Category: Stories
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A Freshman At Eagle Rock Junior High Won First ...
Shared By: George Rennau on Feb 19, 2001
Summary: A freshman at Eagle Rock Junior High won first prize at the greater Idaho Falls Science Fair, April 26, 1997. He was attempting to show how conditioned we have become to alarmist practicing junk science and spreading fear of everything in our enviro...
Category: Humor
based on 124 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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A Few Years Ago The Birmingham, Alabama, Paper ...
Shared By: Kenneth Henes on Jun 21, 2001
Summary: A few years ago the Birmingham, Alabama, paper had a headline on the sports page: "The Most Exciting Moment Of My Life." It showed a picture of Jack Nicklaus writing out a $5,000 check for charity. As a matter of fact, it was second $5,000 check th...
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He Was A Professional Thief. His Name Stirred ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Jan 28, 2002
Summary: He was a professional thief. His name stirred fear as the desert wind stirs tumbleweeds. He terrorized the Wells Fargo stage line for thirteen years, roaring like a tornado in and out of the Sierra Nevada’s, spooking the most rugged frontiersmen. ...
Category: Stories
based on 27 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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If God Puts You on Hold, Don't Hang Up
Shared By: Jerry Falwell on Mar 8, 2002
Summary: “If God puts you on hold, don’t hang up.”
Category: Quotes
based on 48 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Emperor and the Seed
Shared By: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 18, 2002
Summary: THE EMPEROR AND THE SEED Once there was an emperor in the Far East who was growing old and knew it was coming time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or one of his own children, he decided to do something different...
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Someone Tells About A Woman Who For Many Years ...
Shared By: Dana Chau on May 14, 2003
Summary: Someone tells about a woman who for many years couldn’t sleep at night because she worried that her home would be burglarized. One night her husband heard a noise in the house, so he went downstairs to investigate. When he got there, he found a burg...
Category: Humor
based on 25 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Spotlight and a Laser Beam
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Dec 30, 2003
Summary: [illustration] Have you ever wondered what makes the difference between a spotlight and a laser beam? How can a medium-powered laser burn through steel in a matter of seconds, while the most powerful spotlight can only make it warm? Both may have...
Category: Stories
based on 27 ratings
Scripture: John 17:11
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Dr. S. I. Mcmillan In His Book, None Of These ...
Shared By: Charles Salmon on Aug 18, 2004
Summary: Dr. S. I. McMillan in his book, None of These Diseases "the verbal expression of animosity toward others calls forth certain hormones from the pituatary, adrenal, thyroid, and other glands an excess of which can cause disease in any part of the bod...
Category: Quotes
Scripture: none
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During The Mau Mau Uprising In Kenya In 1960, ...
Shared By: Randy Aly on Oct 17, 2004
Summary: During the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya in 1960, missionaries Matt and Lora Higgens were returning one night to Nairobi through the heart of Mau Mau territory, where Kenyans and missionaries alike had been killed and dismembered. Seventeen miles outsid...
Category: Stories
based on 33 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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John Ortberg In His Book- If You Want To Walk On ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Nov 11, 2004
Summary: John Ortberg in his book- If You Want To Walk On Water You’ve Got To Get Out Of The Boat notes this about fear: The single command in Scripture that occurs more often then any other-God’s most frequently repeated instruction-is formulated in two wor...
Category: Quotes
based on 15 ratings
Scripture: none
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This Reminds Me Of An Incident I Experienced ...
Shared By: Bev Sesink on Feb 5, 2005
Summary: This reminds me of an incident I experienced while also working in South Africa. I had been working on a research project but had made a significant error early on in the project. Instead of coming clean I unfortunately chose to try and cover my m...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
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Paul Stanley Tells This Story From His Military ...
Shared By: Rodney Buchanan on Aug 28, 2005
Summary: Paul Stanley tells this story from his military experience: “As an infantry company commander in Vietnam in 1967, I saw Viet Cong soldiers surrender many times. As they were placed in custody, marched away, and briefly interrogated, their body lan...
Category: Stories
based on 62 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: 2 Peter 3:9
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On June 4, 1783 At The Market Square Of A French ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 13, 2005
Summary: On June 4, 1783 at the market square of a French village of Annonay, not far from Paris, a smoky bonfire on a raised platform was fed by wet straw and old wool rags. Tethered above, straining its lines, was a huge taffeta bag 33 feet in diameter. In...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Corrie Ten Boom Was A Dutch Christian Who Helped ...
Shared By: Jay Winters on Dec 30, 2007
Summary: Corrie ten Boom was a Dutch Christian who helped Jews escape from the Nazis during World War II. Throughout her early life she helped hide people from the ugliness that is humanity at its worst. She was arrested and put into one concentration camp a...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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When I Was About Six Years Old, I Heard The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 17, 2008
Summary: When I was about six years old, I heard the pastor preach a message about the "Second Coming" of Christ. He emphasized the initial part of Christ’s return, what we like to call the "Rapture of the Church". He explained in great details the events th...
Category: Humor
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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I Received The Following Story As One Of Those ...
Shared By: David Brockhouse on Apr 3, 2008
Summary: I received the following story as one of those “dreaded” forwarded emails. I think it’s a fitting way to end a Wednesday Lenten message on Obedience ----from the eyes of a child. Story of God lives under the Bed. I envy Kevin. He thinks God li...
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A Young Couple Very Much In Love Were Getting ...
Shared By: Brian Harvison on Apr 5, 2008
Summary: A young couple very much in love were getting married in church. However, Sue the wife was very nervous about the big occasion and so the Pastor chose one verse that he felt would be a great encouragement to them. 1 John 4:18 which says “There is no...
Category: Humor
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Walking in the Confidence of God
Shared By: Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Summary: Walking in the Confidence of God Marks of Contentment "Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, 'Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.' So we say with confidence, 'The Lo...
Category: Quotes
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Daddy, Are You There?
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Dec 7, 2009
Summary: DADDY, ARE YOU THERE? Oh how blessed it is to know that when the times of pain come and when our hearts become broken, we have Someone to whom we can turn that will give us Strength and that will keep us Safe. Only Jesus does that! A little g...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: *other
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You Follow What You're Tied to
Shared By: Rick Pendleton on Oct 31, 2012
Summary: YOU FOLLOW WHAT YOU'RE TIED TO Two hunters were out hunting and come upon what appeared at first as an abandoned farm. The barn was sagging, the house was in disrepair, and there were junk cars and car parts lying around. The only thing that made...
Category: Humor
based on 18 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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HE WILL NEVER, NEVER, NEVER LEAVE ME!
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Feb 7, 2014
Summary: HE WILL NEVER, NEVER, NEVER LEAVE ME! Written by Dr. Larry Petton Hebrews 13:5 is a rare verse. It has been simply translated by many as, "He will never leave you or forsake you." That is good English, but it is not good Greek in this instan...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Hebrews 13:5
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Encountering Angels
Shared By: Isaac Butterworth on Dec 8, 2014
Summary: Some years ago, I had occasion to read Madeleine L’Engle’s book, A Wind in the Door. It’s about a young girl named Meg and her brother Charles Wallace. One day, Charles Wallace tells Meg that he has seen a drive of dragons in the broccoli patch. Me...
Category: Stories
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Sinking Ships
Shared By: Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Apr 10, 2015
Summary: Let me share with you two stories that happened within two years of each other in the second decade of the Twentieth Century. The first you will know. On April 15, 1912, on which the Titanic plunged 12,000 feet to the Atlantic floor, some two hou...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: 1 John 4:18
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What Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Lilo and Stitch tell us
Shared By: Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Apr 10, 2015
Summary: Two films. The 2014 film “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and the earlier “Lilo and stitch”. In the Dawn of the Planet of the apes, small groups of human beings and intelligent apes have both survived a deadly plague. A group of humans trying to ...
Category: Stories
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The Fear of the Lord is the foundation of Wisdom
Shared By: Martin Spoelstra on May 8, 2016
Summary: In a crazy move, a woman at the Toronto zoo who lost her hat at the tiger enclosure decided that she was going to retrieve it. She climbed the outer fence, dropped over the edge and scrambled around to find her hat. Fortunately for her there was a...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: Proverbs 9:10