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  • Grace Was "Chopped"

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 2, 2009
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     | 425 views

    GRACE WAS "CHOPPED" I was watching "Chopped" on Food Network. It was down to two chefs. Chef A had prepared the best appetizer and entrée. Now it was time for dessert -- his dish did not get plated quite on time. One of the judges asked his competitor, Chef B, if they could taste his ...read more

  • Father Teaches Disobedient Daughter About Grace ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 5, 2009
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    Father Teaches Disobedient Daughter About Grace and Consequences I’ve given you all the acronym before of “GRACE- God’s Riches At Christ’s Expense.” I’ll always remember a daddy-daughter moment with my oldest girl when she was maybe three years old. We raised our girls with loving discipline ...read more

  • Flight Simulator And ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 5, 2009
     | 643 views

    Flight Simulator and Grace Grace. A word used in a variety of ways. It is a word that has been used as an alternative term for prayer. It has been used to describe the way a person moves. It has also been used by many parents to name their daughters. Still, none of these uses seem to catch the ...read more

  • God's Grace Is Like Lightning And Transforms ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 19, 2009
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    God’s Grace Is Like Lightning and Transforms Whoever it Strikes Martin Luther found that out. Walking through the forest one day, praying and working through spiritual torment, literally, the lightning did strike close by. And he felt that as the summons of God. Luther came closer, and when God ...read more

  • Grace Never Loses Its ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 20, 2009
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    Grace Never Loses Its Value A well-known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a $20 bill. In the room of 200, he asked, “Who would like this $20 bill?” Hands started going up. He said, “I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this.” He proceeded to crumple the ...read more

  • Grace At ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 20, 2009
     | 1,686 views

    Grace At Bat I read this week about a baseball game that one day took place. It seems that the Lord’s team was playing Satan’s team. The Lord’s team was at bat, the score was zero to zero, and it was in the bottom of the 9th inning with two outs. The Coach and the Lord stood by observing the game. ...read more

  • Father Covers Overdraft For ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 22, 2009
     | 1,044 views

    Father Covers Overdraft for Daughter In His book, Cure for the Common Life, Max Lucado talks about the time the bank sent him an overdraft notice on the checking account of one of his daughters. He says, “I encourage my college-age girls to monitor their accounts. Even so, they sometimes ...read more

  • Sometimes, The Right Name Will Accomplish ...

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Nov 23, 2009
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    Sometimes, the right name will accomplish something for you that you can’t accomplish yourself. I’m reminded of the time I was Editor-in-Chief of Computer Gaming World and we were attending a big convention. Sony’s Psygnosis division was having a big party at a nightclub and my technical editor ...read more

  • When I First Began Dating Marylu, She Was A ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 30, 2009
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    When I first began dating Marylu, she was a waitress. Fortunately, I was brought up with good etiquette, & knew to tip 15% for good service. Now the protocol is 20%, and I try to do that, if the service is good. If not, I leave less. This week, an interesting story broke out of ...read more

  • When I First Began Dating Marylu, She Was A ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 30, 2009
     | 161 views

    When I first began dating Marylu, she was a waitress. Fortunately, I was brought up with good etiquette, & knew to tip 15% for good service. Now the protocol is 20%, and I try to do that, if the service is good. If not, I leave less. This week, an interesting story broke out of ...read more

  • Fleeing Unto Jesus, Not Away From Him

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Dec 5, 2009
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    FLEEING UNTO JESUS, NOT AWAY FROM HIM (JESUS IS ANOINTED BY MARY AT BETHANY) "I heard (this story) from a friend who works with the down-and-out in Chicago: "A prostitute came to me in wretched straits, homeless, sick, unable to buy food for her two-year-old daughter. Through sobs and ...read more

  • Because God Is Gracious, Therefore Sinful Men ...

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Dec 12, 2009
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    "Because God is gracious, therefore sinful men are forgiven, converted, purified and saved. It is not because of anything in them or that ever can be in them that ...read more

  • The Next Plague In Exodus 9 Is A Severe ...

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 25, 2009
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    The next plague in Exodus 9 is a severe electrical thunderstorm with hail. I remember as a kid looking out over the field near our house and seeing a brown cloud of what looked like dust billowing it’s way towards me. The sky took on a brown tinge that seemed to paint the whole atmosphere and ...read more

  • Cinderella Grace

    Contributed by Bret Toman on Jan 2, 2010
     | 504 views

    CINDERELLA GRACE Cinderella’s castle at Disneyland was packed with kids and parents. Suddenly - all the children rushed to one side. It’s a good thing it was a castle and not a boat, or it would have tipped over. The pristine princess had entered the room. Cinderella. A gorgeous young girl with ...read more

  • From The Balcony

    Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jan 15, 2010
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    FROM THE BALCONY A man lay sprawled across three entire seats in the movie theater. When the usher came by and noticed this, he whispered to the man, "Sorry, sir, but you're only allowed one seat." The man mumbled but didn't budge. The usher became impatient. "Sir, if you don't get up from there ...read more

  • Lucky  PRO

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Jan 18, 2010
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    LUCKY Adrian Rogers says, "God doesn't change us in order to love us. He loves us in order to change us." He tells of the words in a paper: "Lost Dog" Small yellow dog- scarred with mange; two ears gone from ...read more

  • While We Were In Jerusalem We Visited A Jewish ...

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010
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    While we were in Jerusalem we visited a Jewish shop “Treasures of the Temple” which was a sort of museum. These Jews are currently recreating all the temple items in preparation of rebuilding the temple to worship in O.T. style. Photos 796-798 We stopped by the Western Wall and there were ...read more

  • Definition Of Grace

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 1, 2010
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    Definition of Grace Today, we’re going to talk about another confusing church word - GRACE. If you ask a child what grace is, you might hear him say, "Grace is what we say before we eat." And that’s true. We do call that prayer before we eat "grace." But for many, that’s about as far as the ...read more

  • Open Our Eyes...?  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Green on Feb 5, 2010
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     | 1,450 views

    Open Our Eyes...? I have a book called 'Tall Tales of a Big God' written by a man called Maurice Smith. Maurice is (or at least was) an international Christian Speaker travelling all over the UK, and Europe and particularly the USA. And his book is a compilation of some of the most ...read more

  • Cheap Grace  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 15, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 578 views

    CHEAP GRACE (defined and adapted from Dietrich Bonhoeffer) a). Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our Church. We are fighting today for costly grace. b). Cheap grace means grace as a doctrine, a principle, a system. It means forgiveness of sins proclaimed as a general truth, the love of God ...read more