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  • Bears, Caps And Bags

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 16, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    BEARS, CAPS AND BAGS Two hunters came across a bear so big that they dropped their rifles and ran for cover. One man climbed a tree while the other hid in a nearby cave. The bear was in no hurry to eat, so he sat down between the tree and the cave to reflect upon his good fortune. Suddenly, and more

  • Forgive And Forget. Easier Said Than Done, Right? ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 13, 2001
    based on 93 ratings

    Forgive and forget. Easier said than done, right? Well, now studies are showing forgiveness is not only good theology, but good medicine as sell. According to the latest medical and psychological research, forgiving is good for our souls-and our bodies. People who forgive: benefit from better more

  • If Faith Never Encounters Doubt, If Truth Never ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 16 ratings

    If faith never encounters doubt, if truth never struggles with error, if good never battles with evil, how can faith know its own power. In my own pilgrimage, if I have to choose between a faith that has stared doubt in the eye and made it blink, or a naïve faith that has never known the firing more

  • From A Cave To A Castle  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    FROM A CAVE TO A CASTLE Flat broke and homeless, brothers Geza and Zslot Peladi literally lived in a cave near Budapest for years. They left their dank home only to scrape together whatever money they could through selling scrap metal and candy. Theirs was a hopeless situation. But then more

  • The Jim Twins. ...

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Dec 18, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Maybe you’ve heard the story of the Jim twins. Jim Springer and Jim Lewis were twin sons of a fourteen-year-old Italian girl. She gave birth to them in a small town in Ohio and then disappeared. They were adopted into two separate loving families, but after 39 years of life had never seen one more

  • Philip Yancey, In His Book The Jesus I Never ...  PRO

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Sep 11, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    Philip Yancey, in his book The Jesus I Never Knew, comments on this truth, that Christ can only be King on His own terms. He alludes to the 3 temptations Jesus faced before he began His ministry: 1) to turn stones into bread and feed Himself, 2) after taking Him to the temple in Jerusalem, to jump more

  • On The Final Page Of The Final Book Of The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Nov 23, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    On the final page of the final book of The Chronicles of Narnia, some of the children who have been to Narnia lament that they once again must return to their homeland—the Shadow-Lands. But Aslan (the lion who represents Jesus) has the best news of all for them: [Aslan spoke to the children,] more

  • Near Cripple Creek, Colorado, Gold And Tellurium ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Near Cripple Creek, Colorado, gold and tellurium occur mixed as tellurite ore. The refining methods of the early mining camps could not separate the two elements, so the ore was thrown into a scrap heap. One day a miner mistook a lump of ore for coal and tossed it into his stove. Later, while more

  • A Father Knelt Down Beside His Little Boy's Bed. ...  PRO

    Contributed by David Rumley on Apr 7, 2007
    based on 37 ratings

    A father knelt down beside his little boy’s bed. It was time for prayers, hugs and kisses, and tucking in. The little boy began the childhood prayer he had repeated so many times before: now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake Pray the Lord, my more

  • The Impact Of Optimism

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 4, 2011

    THE IMPACT OF OPTIMISM Just a few years ago (2004), Fox News reported on a study that came from the Archives of General Psychiatry. Researchers studied 1,000 people aged 65-85 trying to determine the importance of a positive attitude in dealing with life. After almost 10 years of follow-up, more