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Back In 1830 George Wilson Was Convicted Of ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Apr 7, 2001
Summary: Back in 1830 George Wilson was convicted of robbing the U.S. Mail and was sentenced to be hanged. President Andrew Jackson issued a pardon for Wilson, but he refused to accept it. The matter went to Chief Justice Marshall, who concluded that Wilson ...
Category: Stories
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Story: A Korean Pastor Told Me This Story Some ...
Shared By: Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 1, 2001
Summary: Story: A Korean Pastor told me this story some years ago, when he came to Switzerland. In the 4th century AD in Korea a man had two sons. The elder rose to become Chief Justice in the land and the younger became an infamous bandit. The elder b...
Category: Stories
based on 79 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:18
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Pastor Neimoller A Doctor In Nazi Germany Wrote ...
Shared By: Johnny Small on Mar 4, 2002
Summary: Pastor Neimoller a doctor in Nazi Germany wrote the following poem prior to World War II. It has a message that we need to consider today. In Germany they first came for the Communists, And I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Communist. Th...
Category: Quotes
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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H. You Have Probably Heard The Old Story About ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: H. YOU HAVE PROBABLY HEARD THE OLD STORY ABOUT THE LATE, GREAT DR. A. J. GORDON, A FAMOUS PREACHER FROM ENGLAND WHO CAME TO A VERY DEAD, DULL, FORMAL, CHURCH IN DOWNTOWN BOSTON, MASS. I. HE WAS A FIERY PREACHER, WHO REFUSED TO WEAR A ROBE, WHICH W...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
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A Family Went To Dine At A Restaurant And The ...
Shared By: Mark Eberly on Mar 17, 2008
Summary: A family went to dine at a restaurant and the six-year-old boy was asked to say the blessing. As they bowed their heads he said, “God is great. God is good. Thank you for this food. And I would even thank you more, God, if Mom bought us some ice c...
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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C.S. Lewis on the Law of Nature
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 31, 2008
Summary: C.S. LEWIS ON THE LAW OF NATURE "Whenever you find a man who says he does not believe in a real Right and Wrong, you will find the same man going back on this a moment later. He may break his promise to you, but if you try breaking one to him he ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
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When Being Gracious Is Unethical
Shared By: Ed Vasicek on Jun 16, 2008
Summary: WHEN BEING GRACIOUS IS UNETHICAL Sometimes people resent it when another is gracious, and sometimes graciousness can be unfair. My brother-in-law Joel, worked hard to turn paper in on time. The teacher had said she would not extend the deadlin...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Let Me Share Some Examples. On My Trip To ...
Shared By: Mark Eberly on Jun 30, 2008
Summary: Let me share some examples. On my trip to Ireland, we visited Northern Ireland including a city called Londenderry. This was something because of the violence that tours would not have done ten years ago. The name of the town is significant because ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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Talk About Doing Good, or Do Good
Shared By: Bobby Scobey on Sep 11, 2008
Summary: Talk About Doing Good, or Do Good In A Pretty Good Person, Lewis Smedes wrote: A federal judge had ordered New Orleans to open its public school to African-American children. The white parents decided that, if they had to let black childre...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Horton's Theology
Shared By: Mark Eberly on Dec 3, 2008
Summary: HORTON'S THEOLOGY One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can’t see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city ...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Church Of God
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If You Are Neutral In Situations Of Injustice, ...
Shared By: Andy Payne on Jan 16, 2009
Summary: If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has his foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Prevailing Upon Mercy
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 12, 2009
Summary: PREVAILING UPON MERCY R. C. Sproul tells the story of when he was a college professor. At the start of the semester, the class of about 150 students had three papers due, let’s say, at noon on October 1st, November 1st, and December 1st. The pena...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Exodus 33:19
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Two Stories of Injustice
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Mar 12, 2009
Summary: TWO STORIES OF INJUSTICE In 1984, James Ealy was convicted in the 1982 brutal murders of 33-year-old Christine Parker, her two children and one grandchild. Two years later, the Illinois Appellate Court overturned the conviction - even as justices...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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True Story Of Harold Wilson (a Man Who Knows ...
Shared By: Tom Papez on Aug 3, 2009
Summary: True Story of Harold Wilson (A Man Who Knows About Mercy): More than 16 years after a Pennsylvania jury returned three death sentences against Harold Wilson, new DNA evidence helped lead to his acquittal. On November 15, 2005, Harold became the na...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Common Good
Shared By: W Pat Cunningham on Aug 9, 2009
Summary: COMMON GOOD The other criterion is the common good, the good that is linked to living in society. It is the good of "all of us," individuals, families and intermediate groups forming society. It is a requirement of justice and society to take a...
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Catholic
Scripture: Psalms 79:5-13
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Justice or Mercy
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Oct 23, 2009
Summary: JUSTICE OR MERCY A young lady who occasionally walked through the park after work, stopped to have her picture taken by a photographer on this particular day. She was very excited about her picture being taken. As she walked out of the park, she ...
Category: Humor
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Psalms 9:1-20
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Defense Lawyer's Final Trick Back ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 19, 2009
Summary: Defense Lawyer’s Final Trick Back Fires A defendant was on trial for murder in Oklahoma. There was strong evidence indicating guilt, but there was no body. In the defense’s closing statement the lawyer, knowing that his client would probably be con...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
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In My Humble Opinion, More Mature Christians ...
Shared By: Jim Kane on Feb 28, 2010
Summary: "In my humble opinion, more mature Christians tend toward mercy as they develop. I loved the idea of Real Justice as a kid. Then I witnessed it and it's scary." -- Jane Lebak
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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Our Lives Begin To End The Day We Become Silent ...
Shared By: Noal Atkinson on Jul 8, 2010
Summary: Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929- 1968)
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Spirituality and Justice
Shared By: Andrew Moffatt on Feb 16, 2011
Summary: SPIRITUALITY AND JUSTICE Quoting Major Campbell Roberts when he spoke at the launch of this TSMP goal, "Two hungers are emerging, a hunger for - Spirituality and a hunger for – Justice. If we can live out and help another find a relationship...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: none
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Sadducees' Trial Methods
Shared By: Ed Vasicek on Apr 18, 2011
Summary: SADDUCEES' TRIAL METHODS "Critics deny the accuracy of the description John gives. They cite the Mishnah requiring that trials be held in the daytime, that several days are required to try a capital crime, and that the accused not be directly que...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Not Much of a Man...?
Shared By: Alison Bucklin on Jun 11, 2011
Summary: NOT MUCH OF A MAN...? A weary truck driver who pulled his rig into an all-night truck stop late one summer evening in Broken Bow, NE. He was tired and hungry. The waitress had just served him when three tough looking, leather-jacketed bikers of t...
Category: Humor
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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Baseball Justice
Shared By: Pastor Brad Henry on Jul 25, 2011
Summary: BASEBALL JUSTICE When I was 8 years old my parents took me to see the Pittsburgh Pirates play in Forbes Field. As you know with me nothing is normal. Well a foul ball came and hit me in the leg. I went down to pick it up and a big guy cam over an...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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The Story of Justice
Shared By: Andrew Moffatt on Jul 28, 2011
Summary: THE STORY OF JUSTICE We all know the story; the bad guys, lead by Ugly Nasty have robbed the bank, the savings of the people of Rattlesnake Gulch have been taken to the abandoned mine. But before Jake and his henchmen left they abducted the schoo...
Category: Humor
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: none
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Better and Wiser Judge
Shared By: Clarence Clough on Sep 23, 2011
Summary: BETTER AND WISER JUDGE Supreme Court Justice Horace Gray once informed a man who had appeared before him in a lower court and had escaped conviction on a technicality: "I know that you are guilty and you know it, and I wish you to remember that o...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none