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  • He Was A Professional Thief. His Name Stirred ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    He was a PROFESSIONAL THIEF. His name stirred FEAR in the hearts of the people. He TERRORIZED the Wells Fargo Stage Line for 13 years. He spooked even the most RUGGED FRONTIERSMAN. During his reign of TERROR between 1875 and 1883, he is credited with STEALING the bags away from 29 different ...read more

  • At The Time Of This Writing, The Story ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    At the time of this writing, the story dominating the national news involves the execution of former Iraqi president, Saddam Hussein. On December 30, 2006 the gun-toting dictator, who ruled Iraq with an iron fist for 24 years, was taken to the gallows. This 69-year-old despot, who ruled in ...read more

  • The Fields Of Flanders Were No Place To Be On ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    The fields of Flanders were no place to be on Christmas Eve, 1914. Thousands of British, French, Belgian and German troops were dug-in and planning yet another day’s carnage. None of them would have guessed that the “War to End All Wars” would continue nearly four more years and ultimately cost ...read more

  • 5-Year-Old Johnny Was In The Kitchen As His ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    5-year-old Johnny was in the kitchen as his mother made supper. She asked him to go into the pantry and get her a can of tomato soup, but he didn’t want to go alone. “It’s dark in there and I’m scared.” She said, “Its OK-Jesus will be in there with you.” Johnny walked ...read more

  • There Was A Farmer That Found An Eagle Egg Where ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    There was a farmer that found an Eagle egg where the mother had died or left the egg. So he placed it under one of his hens and it hatched in the hen house. At first, the eagle scratched like a chicken and ate like a chicken. But The bigger he got, he became aware that he was not a chicken. He ...read more

  • Look At The List: Bitterness, Rage, Anger, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    Look at the list: bitterness, rage, anger, brawling, slander, malice, unforgiveness. Traveling light, Paul says, is letting God begin to deal with the hurts, the slights, the anger and unforgiveness that burdens us down. If we want to travel light, we have to unpack the donkey of all the baggage we ...read more

  • Unforgiveness

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    “The man who refuses to forgive, destroys the bridge over which he himself ...read more

  • In L880, James Garfield Was Elected President Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    In l880, James Garfield was elected president of the United States, but after only six months in office, he was shot in the back with a revolver. He never lost consciousness. At the hospital, the doctor probed the wound with his little finger to seek the bullet. He couldn’t find it, so he tried a ...read more

  • Shhhhh

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    Shhhhh There was a patient in the mental hospital, holding his ear close to the wall, listening intently. The nurse finally approaches him and says “What are you doing.” “Shhh" he says. And he keeps listening. And finally the patient beckons the nurse over and says, “Listen.” The nurse presses ...read more

  • John Hagee

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    John Hagee John Hagee tells of a woman who worried for 40 years that she was getting stomach cancer. Every cramp had to be cancer she thought. When she was 73, she died of ...read more

  • Worry

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    Worry A great percentage of our illnesses is in some way related to worry and anxiety and stress. In fact, the #1 killer in America is heart disease. • 38% of all deaths are heart related and many of those are related to hypertension, high blood pressure and anxiety. • Worry has been linked to ...read more

  • Top 10 Reasons Why People Worry

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    Top 10 Reasons Why People Worry Results of a national poll: Industry Week Magazine… 1. Own health and fitness - 73% 2. Lack of time for family or leisure pursuits - 49% 3. Their children’s problems - 43% 4. Job related stress - 43% 5. Personal investments - 39% 6. Estate planning - ...read more

  • Senior Citizens

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    Senior Citizens A group of Florida senior citizens were talking about their ailments: • "My arms are so weak I can hardly hold this cup of coffee." • "Yes, I know. My cataracts are so bad I can’t even see my coffee." • "I can’t turn my head because of the arthritis in my neck." • "My blood ...read more

  • The Year Was 1992 I Was Playing Baseball At ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    The year was 1992 I was playing baseball at Campbell (the fighting camels). I was playing shortstop a position I had played for about 13 years. I was fielding balls keeping my bottom down and I have to admit I thought I was a pretty good fielder. Yet all my life I had struggled with my batting. It ...read more

  • Do You Remember Going To The Circus. My Favorite ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Do you remember going to the circus. My favorite part of the circus was watching the acrobats. How they flew twisting and turning into the air. It is an amazing sight of beauty. Yet if you notice below the high wire act there is a net. It is not their for looks but is their for protection. That net ...read more

  • Death Was Walking Toward A City, And A Man ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    Death was walking toward a city, and a man stopped Death and asked “what are yo going to do?” “I’m going to kill 10,000 people today” Death said. The man ran ahead to the the city. He warned everybody he passed that Death was coming and what he was going to do. At then end of the day, he again met ...read more

  • A Little Boy Visiting His Grandparents Was Given ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 92 ratings

    A little boy visiting his grandparents was given his first slingshot. He practiced in the woods, but he could never hit his target. As he came back to Grandma’s back yard, he spied her pet duck. On an impulse he took aim and let fly. The stone hit, and the duck fell . The boy panicked. Desperately ...read more

  • John Stott – "Peter Would Prepare The Church, ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    John Stott – “Peter would prepare the church, not simply to endure persecution, but to find in ...read more

  • Completely Innocent?

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Apr 22, 2008

    COMPLETELY INNOCENT? Have you ever been accused of something when you were completely innocent? The time that stands out in my mind was a traffic ticket. Now don't get me wrong ... I've had plenty of traffic tickets when I was pretty much guilty. But this time, I was completely innocent. ...read more

  • Steinbeck And His Hell-Sermon Experience

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 31, 2008

    STEINBECK AND HIS HELL-SERMON EXPERIENCE In a fascinating story of his journey across the United States, John Steinbeck tells of a Church service he attended during his travels in the State of Vermont. Tongue-in-cheek, he says, "The preacher spoke of Hell as an expert. Not the mush-mush Hell ...read more