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  • Given The Farm  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 9, 2014
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    The story is told of a farmhand who had worked for a married couple for several years. As time went on, the couple grew older and older and they couldn't do as much they had and the farm was beginning to look a little shabby. The paint on the barn was peeling. The fences had holes in them and slats more

  • Given, But Not Taken

    Contributed by Tim Spear on Aug 31, 2011

    GIVEN, BUT NOT TAKEN I like to use coupons to save money especially when eating out or for lodging. Businesses give coupons all the time, but not all are used. I found two such coupons in my wallet this week and started to throw them out, but then I thought they would be useful as an illustration. more

  • The Bible Was Not Given To Increase Our ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2007

    The Bible was not given to increase our knowledge but more

  • Spiritual Gifts Are Given, Not For Competition, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    "Spiritual gifts are given, not for competition, more

  • The Scriptures Were Not Given For Our ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 1, 2008

    The Scriptures were not given for our information, but for our transformation. (Source: D.L. Moody. From a sermon by more

  • There Was A Challenge Given To The Artist Of A ...

    Contributed by Donny Granberry on Sep 22, 2008

    There was a challenge given to the artist of a community. They were to enter a painting that represented peace.As the community began to look at the paintings, there was one that stood out from the rest that they were sure would win.It was a beautiful pastoral scene, a rolling green meadow, more

  • The Scriptures Were Not Given For Our ...

    Contributed by Stephen Smarowsky on May 1, 2008

    The Scriptures were not given for our information, but for our more

  • Suffering Boy Given An Extravagant ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 28, 2009

    SUFFERING BOY GIVEN AN EXTRAVAGANT GIFT In his book Everybody’s Normal Till You Get to Know Them, John Ortberg tells of a young man named John Gilbert. At age five, John was diagnosed with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, a genetic, progressive, debilitating disease. At age 25, the disease finally more

  • Africaner' Was The Nickname Given To A Local ...

    Contributed by Jaco Bester on Apr 1, 2009

    ‘Africaner’ was the nickname given to a local desperado of Namaqualand in the 1800’s. He was such a hardened character that the governor at Cape Town offered five hundred pounds as a reward to anyone that could deliver him, dead or alive. He and his men were the terror of that part of South Africa, more

  • Important Lessons Are Given By This Alternation ...

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010

    Important lessons are given by this alternation of the two ideas of faith and unbelief, obedience and disobedience. Disobedience is the root of unbelief. Unbelief is the mother of further disobedience. Faith is voluntary submission within a person’s own power. If faith is not exercised, the true more

  • Given Permission By The Judge To Speak To The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
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    Given permission by the judge to speak to the audience, he made the following statement: "I’d like to say here in a court of law, and speaking as an old man, that nine-tenths of my troubles are traceable to my being kind to others. Look, you young people, if you want to steer away from trouble, be more

  • The Call To Revival Is Given Not To The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
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    The call to revival is given not to the unbelieving but more

  • Sacrificing The Son  PRO

    Contributed by Lacell Sherman on Jul 3, 2001
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    SACRIFICING THE SON There was a Pastor, who after the usual Sunday Evening Hymns, stood up, walked over to the pulpit and, before he gave his sermon for the evening, briefly introduced a guest minister who was in service that evening. In the introduction, the Pastor told the congregation that the more

  • Son Of Resurrection  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    SON OF RESURRECTION Dr. Joseph Haroutunian, professor at McCormick Theological Seminary, came to America from Armenia. One day a well-meaning friend said to him, "Your name is difficult to pronounce and difficult to spell--it could hurt your professional career. Why don’t you change your name to more

  • Through The Son  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Following the Civil War, a dejected confederate soldier was sitting outside the grounds of the White House. A young boy approached him and inquired why he was so sad. The solider related how he had repeatedly tried to see President Lincoln to tell him why he was unjustly deprived of certain lands more

  • The Sleep Son  PRO

    Contributed by Daniel Harman on Aug 27, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    THE SLEEP SON A mother watched her son begin to drain of energy as the week went on. By the end of the week he’d lost his desire to get out of bed. She heard the alarm go off through his bedroom door. Apparently he just kept punching the little snooze button on the top. Finally, after 3 or 4 extra more

  • Death Of The Son

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jun 3, 2004
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    DEATH OF THE SON There is an old story about a man by the name of John Griffith, who lived in Oklahoma in 1929 and lost all he had in the stock market. He moved to Mississippi where he took a job as bridge tender for a railroad trestle. In 1937 he was involved in a horrific accident. One day his 8 more

  • Servants And Sons

    Contributed by Jim Blevins on May 1, 2009

    SERVANTS AND SONS Imagine at Mt. Sinai with all the lightning, thunder, smoke and the threat of death to any person or animal that even came close to the mountain, and how the people shuddered with fear as God was soon to speak His commandments. How would it have been if, after God had spoken more

  • The Son And The Rose

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 21, 2011
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    THE SON AND THE ROSE Arnold Prater, in his book You Can Have Joy! tells about a man in a little English village named John Deckard. He was a clerk in a textile factory. A modest and quiet man, he lived in an ordinary little house at the edge of town with his wife and his six-year-old son, Rob. more

  • The Lost Son

    Contributed by Brent Kirby on May 26, 2011

    THE LOST SON A young boy, around the age of eight, lived in Alaska with his parents. His dad was the Boy Scout leader of the area. The troop of the young boy decided to go mountain climbing up a two mile high mountain called Bald Eagle. The boy loved to climb and made a competition with the other more