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  • I Want To Start Of Today By Asking Some Thought ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    I want to start of today by asking some thought provoking questions. Why is it that doctors call what they do “A practice”? Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker? Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour? Why do they call apartments, apartments when ...read more

  • Language Is A Great Gift From God That Sets Us ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Language is a great gift from God that sets us apart from every other creature. But sometimes our words are misunderstood or mistranslated; for example, I found some commercial slogans that had been translation into other languages of course they didn’t translate the same: Kentucky Fried Chicken, ...read more

  • During The Course Of His Sermon, A Preacher ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    During the course of his sermon, a preacher wanted to emphasize the brevity of life. He took a long pause, then said, “Every member of this church is going to die.” But, to his surprise, a man in the back row responded to this statement with a big smile. Repeat twice, louder…After the sermon he ...read more

  • Our Words Can Crush A Person's Spirit, And They ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Our words can crush a person’s spirit, and they can leave people feeling hurt and hopeless. For example, a middle-aged man had been fighting depression for most of his adult life. Several psychiatrists had agreed that the root problem was chemical and needed to be treated with anti-depressant ...read more

  • A Friend Of Mine Told Me About A Time He Was A ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    A friend of mine told me about a time he was a youth counselor at church camp. During the week they had various types of activities. They had bible classes, and prayer groups, and hiking, and worship services, and of course some type of sporting competition every day. All the kids were having a ...read more

  • Although Little Has Been Written About Him In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Although little has been written about him in scripture, tradition has said that Andrew took the gospel to Russia, Greece, Asia minor, and Turkey. So he had missionary zeal also and could relate to a variety of people. It is said that he lived to a very old age and died a martyr’s death. When he ...read more

  • When Charles Goodyear Was Just Twenty-Six Years ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    When Charles Goodyear was just twenty-six years old, he had made his first fortune. He had set up the first hardware store in America that sold only domestically manufactured farm implements. Everything was going in his direction. Then suddenly, things changed. Several of his suppliers closed their ...read more

  • There Was A Little Church Located In A Small ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    There was a little church located in a small town and there were few people attending. They didn’t want to close it down because there wouldn’t be any church for miles around. The church board decided to go to every house in the community and ask, “Would it matter to you if we closed the church ...read more

  • Humorus Story: God Was Once Approached By A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Humorus story: God was once approached by a scientist who said, "Listen God, we’ve decided we don’t need you anymore. These days we can clone people, transplant organs and do all sorts of things that used to be considered miraculous. "God replied, "Don’t need me huh? How about we put your theory ...read more

  • C.s Lewis: Tells The Story Of A Wasp Enjoying ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    C.S Lewis: tells the story of a wasp enjoying himself sucking the goodness on the the jam whilst the rest of its body has been decapitated – The wasp continues sucking unknowing to its condition. He says it’s a picture of human nature today we enjoy the sweet pleasures of life yet we fail ...read more

  • Tombstone Inscription

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Tombstone inscription. Pause now as you pass by, As you are now once was I, As I am now, so you must be. Prepare yourself and follow me. • Bertrand Russell said, “Death is a night of nothingness.” Friends the Bible says we are destined to die ...read more

  • Joseph's Deliverance Showed God's Protection. (V. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    Joseph’s deliverance showed God’s Protection. (V. 28a) God spared Joseph’s life, and through these adverse circumstances, that are recorded in our text, God is overseeing his safety. This is the sovereign purpose of God at work. The Midianites and the Ishmeelites only saw Joseph as a business ...read more

  • Joseph Was Despised Because Of His Birth. (Cf. V. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    Joseph was despised because of his Birth. (cf. V. 3) He was born a favored son when he was born to Rachel. It also was not Joseph’s fault that he was being despised because of who he was born to, and also when he was born. PRACTICAL APPLICATION: We are only born once, physically and all have ...read more

  • The Dreamer Was A Favorite Son. (Vv. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    The dreamer was a Favorite son. (Vv. 3-7) The Bible tells us that Joseph was loved more than all his children because he was the son of his old age. When Joseph’s brethren saw that he was loved more than they were, they hated him and could not speak peaceably unto him. The coat of many colors ...read more

  • Reward For Doing Right: Joseph Told Israel Of His ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    Reward for Doing Right: Joseph told Israel of his brother’s evil doings. He was faithful to reveal rather than conceal the matter. Certainly it took a great deal of courage to do what he did. The exercising of that courage showed forth faithfulness. He also was faithful to his job requirements. ...read more

  • How Can We Be A Friend To The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    How Can We Be A Friend To The Suffering? 1. We can be there for them. 2. We can feel their pain. 3. We can encourage them. 4. We can listen more than we talk. 5. We can be honest: I don’t know… don’t try to explain everything. 6. We can look beyond their faults and look to their needs. 7. We ...read more

  • Charles Swindoll Lists What He Calls The "Four ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    Charles Swindoll lists what he calls the "four spiritual flaws": Flaw #1: Because you are a Christian, all your problems are solved. (Please do tell non-Christian this.) Flaw # 2: All the problems you will ever have are addressed in the Bible. (When your computer crashes, please don’t go to the ...read more

  • A Young Banker Was Driving His Bmw, In The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 27, 2008
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    A young banker was driving his BMW, in the mountains, during a snowstorm. As he rounded a turn the vehicle slid out of control and toward a cliff. At the last moment he unbuckled his seatbelt and jumped from the car. Though he escaped with his life, his left arm was caught near the hinge of the ...read more

  • Joseph’s Deliverance Showed God’s Protection. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
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    Joseph’s deliverance showed God’s Protection. (V. 28a) God spared Joseph’s life, and through these adverse circumstances, that are recorded in our text, God is overseeing his safety. This is the sovereign purpose of God at work. The Midianites and the Ishmeelites only saw Joseph as a ...read more

  • Joseph Was Despised Because Of His ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
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    Joseph was despised because of his Behavior. (Vv. 8-11) Joseph was despised not for doing evil but for doing good. Joseph typifies the Lord in many ways. Sidlow Baxter observes that he was the beloved son, that he was the rejected servant, and also the exalted Savior. The way that he was ...read more