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  • My Brother Served His First Parish In Massillion, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Dec 11, 2000
    based on 185 ratings

    My brother served his first parish in Massillion, Ohio, as an associate pastor, with the late Pastor Maurice "Mo" White. Pastor White was a very large, strong and vibrant man. During one Lenten season, one of the older, but faithful members of the church came with her husband to an evening Lenten more

  • Dallas Williams: You Give Me A 1000 Words And I ...  PRO

    Contributed by Dennis Clark on Apr 11, 2001
    based on 101 ratings

    Dallas Williams: You give me a 1000 words and I can have The Lords Prayer,The 23rd Psalm, The original Hippocratic oath, a Shakespearian sonnet, the preamble to the Constitution,Lincoln’s more

  • A Famous Actor Was An After Dinner Speaker At A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 8, 2001
    based on 254 ratings

    A famous actor was an after dinner speaker at a big function and when he stood up to speak, he invited his audience to choose a poem for him to recite. There was a long silence until a retired clergyman raised his hand and asked for Psalm 23. The actor was slightly taken back, but agreed to do more

  • Recently Someone In Our Congregation Shared A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Oct 4, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    Recently someone in our congregation shared a photocopy of an article from the May 13, 1955 (that’s right, 1955) issue of Housekeeping Monthly entitled The Good Wife’s Guide that feature tips on how to please their husbands when they come home from work. Here are some excerpts: • Have dinner more

  • God's Pledge Of Allegiance: The Apostle's Creed ...  PRO

    Contributed by Eric Vertein on Oct 26, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    GOD’S PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: The Apostle’s Creed is not a pledge of allegiance, which we speak before God. We are remembering the gospel. We are remembering God’s pledge to us. The Creeds are nothing different from the 23rd Psalm. They simply explain how our Good Shepherd has ‘restored my soul,’ more

  • Some Years Ago At A Drawing-Room Function, One Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    Some years ago at a drawing-room function, one of England’s leading actors was asked to recite for the pleasure of his fellow guests. He consented and asked if there was anything special that his audience would like to hear. After a moment’s pause, an old clergyman present said: "Could you, sir, more

  • Father's Day: A Tribute Today Is Father's Day. A ...  PRO

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Oct 11, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    FATHER’S DAY: A TRIBUTE Today is Father’s Day. A day of cologne. A day of hugs, new neckties, long-distance phone calls, and Hallmark cards. Today is my first Father’s Day without a father. For thirty-one years I had one. I had one of the best. But now he’s gone. He’s buried under an oak tree in a more

  • The Secure Man's 23rd Psalm Says…  PRO

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Jun 7, 2006
    based on 26 ratings

    The secure man’s 23rd Psalm says… I am my provider, I shall not be in want I have stored up hay if the grass is not green in the valley I have a big canteen just incase the waters are dried up I have a map so I can find the right path Even if I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I have more

  • 5-Year Old Johnny Was In The Kitchen As His ...  PRO

    Contributed by Tony Klinedinst on Aug 11, 2002
    based on 11 ratings

    5-year old Johnny was in the kitchen as his mother made supper. She asked him to go into the pantry and get her a can of tomato soup, but he didn’t want to go in alone. "It’s dark in there and I’m scared." She asked again, and he persisted. Finally she said, "It’s OK--Jesus will be in there with more

  • In April 1865, The Civil War Was Coming To A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 20, 2003
    based on 30 ratings

    In April 1865, the Civil War was coming to a close. Robert E Lee had surrendered to US Grant. Lee later begged the southern states to join the Union and be one nation again. Johnson finally surrendered to Sherman, leaving only one major Confederate general to surrender, which he eventually did. more

  • Eternal Soul

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 10, 2008

    At a seminar meeting, the speaker stood in front of a large group of people with a roll of stickers in his hand. Behind him on the platform were tables filled with props that represented the stuff of our lives – a car, a house, a tiny desk that stood for our jobs. The speaker roamed the stage and more

  • Missionary Paralyzed Learns How To Thrive In ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 30, 2010

    Missionary Paralyzed Learns How To Thrive in Suffering Scott Larson shared a personal encounter. “Annette and her husband were missionaries in Western Europe when she began to have pain in her back. When the pain became so unbearable that she could no longer function, even with muscle relaxants, more

  • Just ...

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Apr 30, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    JUST REMEMBER... The next time you feel like God can’t use you, just remember... NOAH was a drunk.... ABRAHAM was too old... ISAAC was a daydreamer.... JACOB was a liar... LEAH was ugly... JOSEPH was abused... MOSES had a stuttering problem... GIDEON was afraid... SAMPSON had long hair, and was a more

  • Construction Worker Survives 110-Foot ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 3, 2010

    Construction Worker Survives 110-Foot Fall This past week I was reading in “God’s Word for You Today” devotional about Randy Reid, a thirty-four-year old construction worker, who was welding on top of a nearly completed water tower outside Chicago. According to writer Melissa Ramsdell, Reid more

  • The Fearless Lion Tamer

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 3, 2010

    THE FEARLESS LION TAMER A 1st grader stood in front of his classroom to make a speech about "What I want to be when I grow up." He said, "I'm going to be a lion tamer and have lots of fierce lions. I'll walk into the cage and they will roar." He paused for a moment, thinking through what he had more

  • The Silent Sermon  PRO

    Contributed by Bishop Johnathan Hester on Nov 16, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    THE SILENT SERMON A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending Services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the preacher decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The preacher found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for more

  • All I Need To ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 9, 2009

    ALL I NEED TO KNOW A Sunday school teacher gave his class an assignment to learn the 23rd Psalm by next Sunday, because each was going to recite it to the whole church. A little boy named Bobby, just couldn’t get it all in his head, he struggled all week long. Finally Sunday comes and the church more

  • He Leadeth ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 13, 2009

    HE LEADETH ME When Joseph Gilmore was just out of seminary, he filled in a couple of weeks at FBC in Philadelphia, PA. And he gave this testimony: "At the mid-week service, on the 26th of March, 1862, I set out to give the people an exposition of the 23rd Psalm, which I had given before on three more

  • The Lord Is Your Shepherd, And That's Enough  PRO

    Contributed by Larry Moyer on Aug 4, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    THE LORD IS YOUR SHEPHERD, AND THAT’S ENOUGH One time there was a newspaper office in that always had a practice that if the pastors in that city would call in and give them texts and titles to their messages, they would print them in the paper so all the people in the city would know on what more

  • Billy Graham Awarded Golden Congressional Medal

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 21, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    BILLY GRAHAM AWARDED GOLDEN CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL On Thursday May 2, 1996, Dr. Billy Graham was awarded the Golden Congressional Medal, the highest honor this country can bestow upon an individual - only 263 individuals had ever received this in the history of the United States of America. In his more