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Harold Miller avatar
The Native Groups In The Peruvian Amazon Have ...
Shared By: Harold Miller on Dec 15, 2000
Summary: The native groups in the Peruvian Amazon have only known Christ for one generation. Just one generation ago they were fearful, aggressive, and animistic; all their contacts with outsiders were marked by violence. But now there are transformed. One m...
Category: Stories
based on 82 ratings
Denomination: Mennonite
Scripture: none
William Jewett avatar
Martin Luther Put It This Way In The First Of ...
Shared By: William Jewett on Nov 2, 2000
Summary: Martin Luther put it this way in the first of the 95 theses he nailed to the door of the Wittenberg church: "When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said ’repent,’ He willed that the entire life of a believer be one of repentance."
Category: Quotes
based on 111 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
Jeeva Sam avatar
Several Years Ago The Peanuts Comic Strip Had ...
Shared By: Jeeva Sam on Mar 20, 2001
Summary: Several years ago the Peanuts comic strip had Lucy and Charlie Brown practicing football. Lucy would hold the ball for Charlie’s placekicking and then Charlie would kick the ball. But every time Lucy had ever held the ball for Charlie, he woul...
Category: Humor
Steve Malone avatar
A Very Short Boy Wanted So Badly To Play ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Mar 26, 2001
Summary: A very short boy wanted so badly to play basketball. He even told his dad that he wanted to become a pro when he was older. Knowing that his son would never be able to play the game, the dad asked the local coach if there was anything he could rec...
Category: Humor
based on 126 ratings
Scripture: none
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Robert Robinson Had Been Saved Out Of A ...
Shared By: Ted Sutherland on Apr 24, 2001
Summary: Robert Robinson had been saved out of a tempestuous life of sin through George Whitfield’s ministry in England. Shortly after that, at the age of twenty-three, Robinson wrote the hymn Come, Thou Fount. Come, Thou Fount of ev’ry blessi...
Category: Stories
based on 123 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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There Were 3 Preachers In A Barnie’s Coffee ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on May 3, 2001
Summary: There were 3 preachers in a Barnie’s Coffee shop were discussing the time when life began. They each gave their opinion of when life begins. One preacher said "Life begins when the child takes his/her first breath." The other said "NO," ...
Category: Humor
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Not Too Many Years Ago Newspapers Carried The ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on May 3, 2001
Summary: Not too many years ago newspapers carried the story of Al Johnson, a Kansas man who came to faith in Jesus Christ. What made his story remarkable was not his conversion, but the fact that as a result of his newfound faith in Christ, he confessed to ...
Category: Stories
based on 127 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Luke 19:1-10
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I Read The Story Of A Man Who Got Saved Years Ago ...
Shared By: Evie Megginson on May 22, 2001
Summary: I read the story of a man who got saved years ago in South Georgia. But as he grew up and moved away, he got away from the Lord. Later on in his life, he went back to his home and visited the old county Church that he used to attend. As he went into...
Category: Stories
based on 138 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Acts 3:1-4:1
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Counterfit Bills Are Never Made In Odd ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on May 25, 2001
Summary: Counterfit bills are never made in odd denominations($3 or $8 or $12) but are meant to imitate the real thing. At first glance they seem real, you may have passed them along without knowing it. But there is always something bogus about them, some...
Category: Stories
based on 71 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A National Prayer of Repentance
Shared By: Troy Borst on May 31, 2001
Summary: A NATIONAL PRAYER OF REPENTANCE Joe Wright is the pastor of Central Christian Church in Wichita, KS. On January 23, 1996, He was asked to be the guest chaplain for the Kansas State House in Topeka. He prayed a prayer of repentance that wa...
Category: Quotes
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It Is Said Of Miss Reside, The First Woman ...
Shared By: Jonathan Lucas on Jun 14, 2001
Summary: It is said of Miss Reside, the first woman missionary to Kiowa Indians of Oklahoma, that after she had been with the Indians long enough for them to know what it meant to be a Christian they gave her a new name. They called her “Aim-day-co.&#...
Category: Stories
based on 73 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: Luke 1:16-17
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That Was Lee Risler’s Problem According To ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 26, 2001
Summary: That was Lee Risler’s problem according to the Associated Press1. Mr. Risler, a 53-year-old sandal maker, was driving from his high desert home in Lucerne Valley, California to Hermosa Beach to sell his wares at a craft fair, when the accide...
Category: Stories
based on 78 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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He Could Have Turned Around
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 26, 2001
Summary: He could have turned around A 20-year-old man was arrested by the Omaha Police on the “suspicion of robbery and giving police false information,” which was one of many wrong turns for this young man. His first wrong turn was the des...
Category: Stories
based on 86 ratings
Denomination: *other
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Based On My Sermon On Laodicea And Revelation ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 16, 2001
Summary: (Based on my sermon on Laodicea and Revelation 3:19-20. Re:Jesus’s call to us to repent, and that He is still knocking, calling, waiting for us to repent.) "We can be thankful that Jesus still loves Laodicea and is still knocking. In fact,...
Category: Quotes
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Think Of A Husband And Wife In A Car, The Wife ...
Shared By: Steve Gladwell on Aug 11, 2001
Summary: Think of a husband and wife in a car, the wife tells her husband to turn right at the next junction and by mistake, he turns left. When he realises what he has done, he says to his wife “I’m sorry love, I went the wrong way.” But i...
Category: Stories
based on 177 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Matthew 3:1-12
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A Preacher Recalls One Such Instance During ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Oct 11, 2001
Summary: ILL. A preacher recalls one such instance during the Sunday evening service. When he finished speaking, he asked, "Is there anyone else who would like to say something?" At that, a rather dignified visitor stood up & said, "Yes, sir, I’...
Category: Stories
based on 78 ratings
Scripture: John 8:1-11
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The Change You Owe to Jesus
Shared By: Jeff Strite on Oct 21, 2001
Summary: THE CHANGE YOU OWE TO JESUS John Wesley was a popular evangelist in early America and often rode from one church to another to preach. On one such journey, stopped by a highwayman who shouted, "Halt, your money or your life." Wesley got dow...
Category: Stories
based on 20 ratings
Scripture: none
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Object Lesson
Shared By: Shawn Drake on Oct 25, 2001
Summary: Object Lesson Supplies Needed: One large pumpkin with the facial features cut out. When you cut out the features save them because you will need them during this object lesson. You will also need to save some of the slime and seeds from the insi...
Category: Stories
based on 86 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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True Confession and Repentance
Shared By: Todd Schäve on Nov 6, 2001
Summary: True Confession and Repentance: True confession is not the mere mental assent that we have done wrong, for even a thief will admit he’s done wrong in the bragging of his accomplishments. No, confession means seeing and agreeing with God how our...
Category: Quotes
based on 89 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Billy Graham, Who Has Often Played The 20th ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 10, 2001
Summary: Billy Graham, who has often played the 20th century role of John the Baptizer, had these comments about the disease running rampant in our world: "We’re suffering from only one disease in the world. Our basic problem is not a race problem. Our basic...
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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When A Man Undertakes To Repent Toward His ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 10, 2001
Summary: When a man undertakes to repent toward his fellowmen, it is repenting straight up a precipice; when he repents toward law, it is repenting into the crocodile’s jaws; when he repents toward public sentiment, it is throwing himself into a thicket of b...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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True Repentance Hates The Sin, And Not Merely The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 10, 2001
Summary: True repentance hates the sin, and not merely the penalty; and it hates the sin most of all because it has discovered and felt God’s love. W.M. Taylor
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Drastic Change
Shared By: Aaron Burgess on Jan 14, 2002
Summary: A DRASTIC CHANGE Dr. Bernard Nathanson was the leading abortion doctor in the United States in the 1970’s. He had campaigned vigorously for the legalization of abortion and he himself had performed 60,000 abortions. He even believed his intenti...
Category: Stories
based on 26 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Warning Signs
Shared By: Guy Caley on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: WARNING SIGNS At an intersection, the green light changes to yellow; At the theater the house lights flash; In the Battalion Tactical Operations Center a Warning Order comes down from Brigade; At the airport terminal the boarding call comes o...
Category: Stories
based on 20 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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J. Edwin Orr, A Professor Of Church History Has ...
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Jan 28, 2002
Summary: J. Edwin Orr, a professor of Church history has described the great outpouring of the Holy Spirit during the Welsh Revivals of the nineteenth century. As people sought to be filled with the Spirit, they did all they could to confess their wrong doin...
Category: Stories
based on 26 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: none
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Stephen Olford Is Without Question One Of The ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on Feb 4, 2002
Summary: Stephen Olford is without question one of the great Preachers of the World: Son of a missionary to Africa Did not want to go through the trials and tribulations of a missionary. Was mistreated by Christians in England and rebelled ...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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What Is Revival?
Shared By: Rick Croffut on Feb 5, 2002
Summary: What is Revival? 1. Revival is not a week worth of meetings. 2. Revival is not started in one day. 3. Revival is not controlled by man. 4. Revival is a heart thing. 5. Revival is always brought on by REPENTANCE. 6. Revival is r...
Category: Statistics
based on 77 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
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In A Prayer Letter To His Supporters Billy Graham ...
Shared By: Tony Britt on Feb 6, 2002
Summary: In a prayer letter to his supporters Billy Graham told this Story: there was a mother in an African nation who came to Christ and grew in her commitment and devotion to the Lord. As so often happens, however, this alienated her from her husband, and...
Category: Stories
based on 17 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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Jacob Koshy Grew Up In Singapore With One Driving ...
Shared By: Tony Britt on Feb 6, 2002
Summary: Jacob Koshy grew up in Singapore with one driving ambition: to be a success in life, to gain all the money and possessions he could. That led him into the world of drugs and gambling, and eventually he became the lord of an international smuggling n...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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In 1991, A Movie Came Out Called "grand Canyon." ...
Shared By: Alan Perkins on Feb 16, 2002
Summary: In 1991, a movie came out called "Grand Canyon." In that film, a well-to-do lawyer tries to avoid a traffic jam by detouring off the expressway, and soon gets lost in a very dangerous and unfamiliar part of the city. His car breaks down. It’s night,...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none