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  • The Whisper

    Contributed by Eric Ferguson on Apr 29, 2008

    THE WHISPER A young man once lost his job, and growing somewhat desperate about his plight, went to see an old preacher that he knew. As he poured out his heart to the preacher he angrily declared "I've begged and begged God to say something to help me, preacher. Why doesn't God answer?" The ...read more

  • While Spending A Week At Her Grandfather's, Sarah ...

    Contributed by Richard Sharp on May 4, 2008

    While spending a week at her grandfather's, Sarah felt inner peace and comfort. She recognized that something was different here. During that week, She observed her grandfather pray with passion and he seemed to always be reading from his Bible. Sarah at the ripe age of five sensed the relationship ...read more

  • Whatever We Can Desire Or Stand In Need Of, It Is ...

    Contributed by Richard Sharp on May 4, 2008

    Whatever we can desire or stand in need of, it is wrapped up in this phrase, "THOU ART MY ...read more

  • In His Book Hidden In Plain Sight, Author And ...  PRO

    Contributed by Dale Hummel on May 14, 2008
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    In his book Hidden in Plain Sight, author and pastor Mark Buchanan writes about a woman named Regine. Originally from Rwanda, Regine came to Christ while reading her sister's Bible during the genocide that ravaged her country. When she fled to Canada for refuge, she met her husband, Gordon. They ...read more

  • A Young Man Who Had Been Raised As An Atheist Was ...

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 5, 2008

    A young man who had been raised as an atheist was training to be an Olympic diver. The only religious influence in his life came from his outspoken Christian friend. The young diver never really paid much attention to what his friend said about Jesus. One night the diver went to the indoor pool ...read more

  • God's Great Love

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Jul 21, 2008
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    GOD'S GREAT LOVE One time a father wanted to teach his son the lesson of God's great goodness. He took him to the top of a high hill and pointed northward over Scotland, southward over England, eastward over the ocean, westward over hill and valley, and then sweeping his arm around the whole ...read more

  • Love Of Christ: "We Don't Believe"  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 21, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    LOVE OF CHRIST: "WE DON’T BELIEVE" Fred Craddock once told the story of Oswald Goltar. He was a missionary sent to preach the gospel in India near the end of World War II. After many months the time came for a trip back home. His church wired him the money to book passage on a steamer, but when ...read more

  • Did You Hear About The Pitiful Man Whose Fiance ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Did you hear about the pitiful man whose fiance broke their engagement and shredded his tender heart? He later received a letter of apology and desire for reconciliation. It read: Dearest Jimmy, No words could ever express the great unhappiness I've felt since breaking our engagement. Please ...read more

  • The Greatest Love Of All

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    The Greatest Love of All "For this reason I kneel before the Father... that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power... to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love surpasses ...read more

  • Love Of The Adopted

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Sep 16, 2008

    Love of the Adopted We capture a picture of our relationship with God in Chrissy's story about her adoptive parents. "My adopted father still, to this day, recalls the overwhelming emotion he had the moment he held me in his arms and saw my tiny, pink face. They gave me the best life any child ...read more

  • Reflections On John 3:16

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Sep 22, 2008

    Reflections on John 3:16 John 3:16 will help answer the question of why Paul called this the most excellent way. This passage is the most famous and the most familiar passage of the Bible. It is quoted the most and it's reference numbers are seen at football games, parades, graffiti, and the ...read more

  • Interviewed After His Engagement To Diana, ...

    Contributed by Steven Davis on Oct 9, 2008

    Interviewed after his engagement to Diana, Prince Charles was asked how he knew he was in love. He got a quizzical look ...read more

  • We Get A Whole Bunch

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 9, 2008

    We Get a Whole Bunch Pastor John R Ramsey once wrote, "For some time I have had a person provide me with a rose boutonniere to pin on the lapel of my suit every Sunday. Because I always got a flower on Sunday morning, I really did not think much of it. It was a nice gesture that I appreciated, ...read more

  • On Sheep

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Oct 12, 2008

    On Sheep Jesus Christ is called The Great Shepherd; He calls us His sheep. On one of my shelves in my study is a little book bearing the title, "A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23." The author, Phillip Keller, was a sheep rancher and has many insights to share about sheep. One that he shares is ...read more

  • We Were Just One  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Nov 24, 2008
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    WE WERE JUST ONE During World War II, Hitler commanded all religious groups to unite so that he could control them. Among the Brethren assemblies, half complied and half refused. Those who went along with the order had a much easier time. Those who did not, faced harsh persecution. In almost ...read more

  • And His Word Is This: My Love For You Is So ...

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Dec 6, 2008

    And His word is this: My love for you is so intense that I will do economically stupid things to bring you to myself. For just one soul God will give, has given, everything, even His ...read more

  • A Place In His Arms  PRO

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Dec 9, 2008
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    A PLACE IN HIS ARMS Monday I went to Redding to do my weekly shopping and to see my daughter, Monica and the grandkids. Monica is a single mom and works so hard at the bank, then has to come home and cook a meal for the kids and then entertain and care for them until bed time. Then she starts ...read more

  • He Comes To Us

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Dec 22, 2008

    He Comes to Us During a Christmas program, the children's choir sang. A girl had a solo part and a pretty red dress that she could not wait to wear. When her time to sing came, she forgot the words and fell apart in tears. She walked back to the choir sobbing. Soon, the other children were ...read more

  • I Like Me Best When I'm With You  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2009
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    I LIKE ME BEST WHEN I'M WITH YOU As a part of an assignment for a doctoral thesis, a college student spent a year with a group of Navajo Indians on a reservation in the Southwest. As he did his research, he lived with one family, sleeping in their hut, eating their food, working with them and ...read more

  • A Sunday School Teacher Asked Her Class If They ...  PRO

    Contributed by Andy Payne on Jan 18, 2009
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    A Sunday School teacher asked her class if they knew the difference between kindness and loving kindness. One little girl said she knew the difference. She told the teacher that kindness is like when you ask your mother for some toast and she gives it to you, but loving kindness is when you ask ...read more