3-Week Series: Double Blessing

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  • One Sunday A Visitor Showed Up In A More Formal, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Dec 30, 2007
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    One Sunday a visitor showed up in a more formal, liturgical church than he was used to attending. The church was so quiet you could hear a pin drop. That made it all the more obvious when this visitor got excited about something the minister said and he shouted out “Praise the Lord!” What ...read more

  • The Following Poem By Ruth Harmes Catkins ...

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Nov 11, 2007
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    The following poem by Ruth Harmes Catkins portrays the pain a troubled marriage can cause. It’s called "He Said...She Said": "Another marriage is shattered, Lord, the divorce will be final next week. He said it was the breakdown of communication and the subtle infiltration of boredom. ...read more

  • A Couple Got Married And The Bride Brought The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Nov 11, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
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    A couple got married and the bride brought the bulk of the financial support into the marriage. And she knew it too. She always had a way of reminding her husband that she was the source of their financial security. One day as they were driving along she was in an especially proud mood and ...read more

  • In His Book, The Safest Place On Earth, Dr Larry ...

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Nov 11, 2007
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    In his book, The Safest Place on Earth, Dr Larry Crabb states that, “The difference between the spiritual and unspiritual community is not whether conflict exists, but is rather in our attitude toward it and our approach to handling it. When conflict is seen as an opportunity to draw more fully on ...read more

  • Remember False Guilt Attacks The Person And The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Apr 12, 2007
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    Remember false guilt attacks the person and the Holy Spirit attacks the problem. A young boy was going to spend the evening at a friend¡¦s house. His father asked that he call home once he arrived so that the father could be assured that his son had arrived safely. As the evening wore on, ...read more

  • Noah Could Have Been The Poster Child For ...  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Nov 29, 2006
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    Noah could have been the poster child for obedience. But I wonder if Noah ever felt foolish out there building a boat out in his back yard. Were there days when he thought about quitting? For Noah, building this boat was a huge step of ...read more

  • Have You Ever Stood Where Joseph Stood That ...

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Nov 29, 2006
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    Have you ever stood where Joseph stood that night? Caught between what God ...read more

  • A Minister Was Speaking About All The Things ...  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Jan 23, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
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    A minister was speaking about all the things money can’t buy. “Money can’t buy happiness, it can’t buy laughter and money can’t buy love” he told the congregation. Driving his point home he said, “What would you do if I offered you $1,000 not to love your mother and father?” A hush fell over ...read more

  • A Plea For Fishing  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Dec 30, 2005
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    A PLEA FOR FISHING: Now it came to pass that a group existed who called themselves fishermen. And lo, there were many fish in the waters all around. In fact, the whole area was surrounded by streams and lakes filled with fish. And the fish were hungry. Week after week, month, and year ...read more

  • A Wise Mother And Christ's Picture  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Dec 29, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,086 views

    A Wise Mother And Christ’s Picture A mother visited her boy at college. Upon entering his room, her eye swept across the walls, which were covered with more than a dozen suggestive pictures. Her heart was grieved, but she said nothing. Several days later, the mailman delivered a package to ...read more