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  • J. Robertson Mcquilkin Said, "The Goal Of All ...  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Hereford on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 53 ratings

    J. Robertson McQuilkin said, "The goal of all Bible study is to apply the truth of Scripture to life. If that application is not made, all the work put into making sure of the author’s intended meaning will have gone for naught. In fact, to know and not more

  • A Little Lame Boy Was Once Hurrying To Catch A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ronald Keller on Nov 23, 2003
    based on 22 ratings

    “A little lame boy was once hurrying to catch a train. In the press of the crowd he experienced real difficulty in manipulating his crutches, especially as he was carrying a basket full of fruit and candy. As the passengers rushed along, one hit the basket by mistake, knocking oranges, apples, more

  • Famous Neighbors  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    FAMOUS NEIGHBORS Can you name some famous neighbors? *Mr. Rogers Neighborhood in his sweater and sneakers … “It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood … won’t you be my neighbor?” *Dennis the Menace … “Helloooo Mr. Wilson!” *Ricky & Lucy Ricardo … Fred & Ethel Mertz. *Tim “the Tool Man” Taylor more

  • Like Limbaugh And Clinton  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    LIKE LIMBAUGH AND CLINTON In the story of the “The Good Samaritan,” these men weren’t physical neighbor. The Jews & the Samaritans hated each other. Generations earlier, when the Jews were in Babylonian captivity, the Samaritans had taken over the land … and mixed their religion with the Jewish more

  • Hero In Black  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    HERO IN BLACK Victor Yap tells this story: A few years ago I saw a truck in front of me roaring fiercely about to turn the corner into the freeway ramp. In the driver’s seat of the humongous truck was a man in his late 20s ramming his engine and blasting his stereo. The guy had dark glasses and more

  • Throwing A Life Away?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    THROWING A LIFE AWAY? Lost behind the story of Seabiscuit, the most celebrated racehorse of the 20th century, and the jockey played by Spiderman’s Tobey Macguire was the story of its peculiar trainer, Tom Smith. When the rich man played by Jeff Bridges decided to turn to horse racing, he needed more

  • Defining A Neighbor  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    DEFINING A NEIGHBOR It’s been said, "One cannot define one’s neighbor; one can only be a neighbor." Haddon Robinson said, "Your neighbor is anyone whose need you see, whose need you are able to meet." A neighbor is someone who says, "What is mine is God’s and what is God’s belongs to my more

  • The Compassionate Catch  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    THE COMPASSIONATE CATCH On Aug. 8, 2004, the Vietnamese community of Westminster, California, celebrated one of the kindest and bravest acts performed by a stranger on them. On Nov. 13, 1985, ninety-six Vietnamese refugees despaired for their lives and their families' lives when the engine of the more

  • A Neighbor On The Other Side Of The World  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    A NEIGHBOR ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD Pastor David Jeremiah tells a story about Bob Pierce. Pierce had advanced leukemia. But he went to visit a friend in Indonesia before he died. As they were walking through a small village, they came upon a young girl lying on a bamboo mat next to a river. more

  • I Want You To Walk

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    “I WANT YOU TO WALK” -Arthur Gordon (A Touch of Wonder) relates a story that graphically describes the impact that one life can have on another. The man Gordon spoke of had been stricken with polio at the age of three and his parents had abandoned him in the Depression era. Taken in by a foster more

  • To "Love Your Neighbor As Yourself" Is Best ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jun 30, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    To “love your neighbor as yourself” is best described in Matthew 7:12 - "Do for others what you would like them to do for you.” In other words to love God supremely and to love other people purely is the Bible in a nutshell. It is the beginning and end of life the way God intended it to be lived. more

  • Hans Christian Andersen's Tale Of "The Ugly ...  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Dec 28, 2006
    based on 24 ratings

    Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of “The Ugly Duckling” illustrates the truth that what you know and believe to be truth determines your behavior. Although hatched in the same nest as the other eggs, this “duckling” looked different. He was big and ugly, not soft and yellow like the other more

  • A Heavily Booked Commercial Flight ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Oct 19, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    ILLUSTRATION: A heavily booked commercial flight out of Denver was canceled, and a single agent was rebooking a long line of inconvenienced travelers. Suddenly an angry passenger pushed his way to the front and slapped his ticket down on the counter. "I have to be on this flight and it has to be more

  • There Was A Woman Who Was Going Through Some Very ...  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Garrett on Apr 10, 2005
    based on 84 ratings

    There was a woman who was going through some very difficult and trying circumstances. She was experiencing major distress in her marriage, her job was very unfulfilling and was causing her heartache. She became so distraught over her circumstances that she felt like just giving up. She felt more

  • Inspect Versus Expect

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Feb 12, 2023

    There was a young boy who was notorious for cleaning according to what his parents would inspect, but not necessarily what they would expect. In other words, he would do things like fold and put away the dirty laundry, and put away the dirty dishes thinking they were clean. Things looked tidy on more

  • Love: Needing Or Giving

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jul 25, 2023

    “The typical example of Gift-love would be that love which moves a man to work and plan and save for the future well-being of his family which he may die without sharing or seeing; the second, Need-love, is that which sends a lonely and frightened child to its mother’s arms. And of course Divine more

  • Love Your Neighbour

    Contributed by Dr. Fred W. Penney on Oct 11, 2021

    Canadian Folk singer (and believer) Bruce Cockburn wrote this song for his church in San Franciso. The story is told in Christianity Today, October 12, 2021. ORDERS; (Bruce Cockburn) The just the merciful the cruel The stumbling well-intentioned fool The deft the oaf the witless pawn The golden more

  • Touching The Untouchable

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 9, 2009

    TOUCHING THE UNTOUCHABLE I have served as a volunteer Chaplain for the Havelock Police Dept for many years. Still, I will never forget my first night out with them. I was completely green and had no idea how to act. I was trying to follow the lead of the other officers. We were called to the more

  • Medical Volunteer Transforms Life Of Man ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 25, 2010

    Medical Volunteer Transforms Life of Man Previously Thought To Be In A Vegetative State The simple point to what God is reminding us of is, “The Extra Mile” can change a life and win a soul to Jesus. To me that makes the pain of going the extra mile a pleasure. I listened to an interview on Jeremy more

  • Carry Their Burden  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 16, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    CARRY THEIR BURDEN A pastor gathered a group of people from his church to train them to witness. After some minimal training, he sent the group out into the neighborhood. When they returned to share their experiences, one young man said he had tried to tell an older gentleman about the love of more