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  • Chapter 11

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Mar 4, 2014
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    Two old friends met one day after many years. One graduated from a prestigious college and was very successful. The other had not attended college and was very poor. The poor friend said, "How has everything been going with you?" The successful friend said, "Well, one day I opened the ...read more

  • Deepika And Discipline  PRO

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Aug 27, 2013
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    DEEPIKA AND DISCIPLINE James 4:8 "Come near to God and He will come near to you..." She is just a doll! Fair, pretty with a smile that could steal anyone's heart; her name is Deepika, four year old daughter of a couple who pick up garbage from residential quarters. She was untamed, dirty, ...read more

  • Facing Down A Mountain Lion  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 14, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,431 views

    FACING DOWN A MOUNTAIN LION Did you know that in the United States, mountain lions are the number one predator of human beings? So says author and naturalist, Craig Childs. On one occasion, he was doing research on the lions in Arizona’s Blue Range Wilderness. As he approached a water hole from ...read more

  • Who Lives Here?

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 20, 2011
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    "WHO LIVES HERE?" Martin Luther was often very graphic in his description of the activities of the Devil. Asked one time how he overcame the Devil, he replied, "Well, when he comes knocking upon the door of my heart, and asks, 'Who lives here?' the dear Lord Jesus goes to the door and says, ...read more

  • The Bridal Suite

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 27, 2011
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    THE BRIDAL SUITE Cynthia Thomas tells a story about her "brother and his new wife who were escorted to their bridal suite in an elegant hotel in the wee hours of the morning. They were tired from the many hours at their wedding reception and from mingling with their guests. They took a look ...read more

  • Trapped Coal Miners Discover Old ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 14, 2009
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    Trapped Coal Miners Discover Old Passage In one of the coal mines of the north, the top of the pit fell in while a considerable number of the miners were down below, and the shaft was completely blocked. Those who were in the mine gathered to a spot where the last remains of air could be breathed. ...read more

  • There, But For The Grace Of God, Goes...(Insert ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 14, 2009
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    THERE, BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD, GOES...(INSERT YOUR NAME) Someone has said that the only person God sends away empty is the person full of himself. Charles Spurgeon once said, "Our imaginary goodness is more hard to conquer than our actual sin." I fall into the thinking that I can do things on ...read more

  • Head-Up And Head-On! (11.10.05--Christian ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 8, 2005
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    Head-Up and Head-On! (11.10.05--Christian Soldiers!--James4:7) When you are afraid to take an action, it’s the first step that’s the hardest one to take. Our little dachshund Webley is a living example of that. Webley has always been afraid of stairs. It doesn’t matter if he is going up or ...read more

  • You Probably Heard About The Guy Who Was Trying ...  PRO

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 4, 2004
    based on 59 ratings
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    You probably heard about the guy who was trying to lose weight, but came to the office one day with two dozen donuts. His co-workers asked him why he got donuts if he's trying to diet, and he answered, "Well, as I came to the corner where the donut shop was, I told God that if He wanted me to ...read more