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  • Author And Authority

    Contributed by Segun Adeyeye Nuga on Jun 20, 2011
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    AUTHOR AND AUTHORITY If we consider the relationship between author and authority, you will agree that an author has ...read more

  • A Life Time Atheist Was Found Reading The Bible ...

    Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Oct 26, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,886 views

    A life time atheist was found reading the bible while on his death bed. A friend asked him what he was doing. He answered, “I am looking for loop holes!” By living in a daily relationship with Jesus Christ we won’t have to ...read more

  • Go With The Flow  PRO

    Contributed by Hal Seed on Feb 12, 2008
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     | 2,300 views

    6. YOU TRUST HIM WITH WHATEVER IS TROUBLING YOU. Anybody having anything trouble you these days? It’s probably part of God’s sense of humor that I went on a whale-watching trip this week, the week we start learning about Jonah. PICTURE OF WHALE TALE I’ve been on whale-watching tours only ...read more

  • Only Those Who Do Not Seek Power Are Qualified ...

    Contributed by David Ibeleme on Jun 29, 2008
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     | 1,659 views

    "Only those who do not seek power are qualified to hold ...read more

  • Who's The Boss

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
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    WHO’S THE BOSS The young husband was henpecked, and he was going to a psychiatrist about the problem. The doctor told him, "You don’t have to let your wife bully you! Go home and show her you’re the boss!" The young man got home, slammed the door, shook his fist in his wife’s face, and ...read more

  • Authority Vs. Power

    Contributed by Paul Dietz on Sep 28, 2008
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    Authority vs. Power Jesus did not just send them forward into their world with empty hands. He provides them with all the tools that will be needed to bring in this harvest of souls. According to Matthew's account, Jesus "...gave them power" [10:1]. The New International Version employs a more ...read more

  • Kind Of Like The Guy Who Had Too Much To Drink ...

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Oct 5, 2008
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    Kind of like the guy who had too much to drink and he was driving -- all of the sudden he turns down a road going the wrong direction. The police finally pull him over and said to the man, "Hey fella, what are you doing, you could have killed yourself and someone else. Didn't you see ...read more

  • Majority Rules?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 9, 2008
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    Majority Rules? A rabbi was at odds with his congregation. The president of the synagogue said, "Rabbi, we must have a conference to settle this dispute once and for all." So the rabbi, the president an the ten elders met together to discuss the issue -- but the rabbi soon discovered that he was ...read more

  • Longfellow Could Take A Worthless Piece Of ...

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Nov 9, 2008
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    Longfellow could take a worthless piece of paper, write a poem on it, and instantly make it worth 1000’s of dollars – and we call this genius! Rockefeller could sign his name on a piece of paper and make it worth millions of dollars – and we call this riches! An artist can take the courses ...read more

  • Pastor Dave Kinney Said, "In The Year 1940 A ...

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Nov 15, 2008
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    Pastor Dave Kinney said, "In the year 1940 a physicist working in a garage in Chicago developed the process of splitting the atom, which started the atomic age we live in today. They realized that they could unleash the power found in the atom and then multiply that power! This has changed the ...read more

  • Pa Won't Like It  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 28, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,851 views

    "PA WON’T LIKE IT" A farm boy accidentally overturned his wagonload of corn in the road. The farmer who lived nearby came to investigate. "Hey, Willis," he called out, "forget your troubles for a spell and come on in and have dinner with us. Then I’ll help you get the wagon up." "That’s ...read more

  • From The Talmud: "Elijah Prayed That The Keys Of ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 4, 2010
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    From the Talmud: "Elijah prayed that the keys of resurrection might be given him, but was answered, Three keys have not been entrusted to an agent: of birth, ...read more

  • The Greatest Blessing Comes When God Defeats The ...

    Contributed by John Perry on May 11, 2010
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    The greatest blessing comes when God defeats the will of man and we surrender to His will. Someone has referred to ...read more

  • Card-Carrying Authority

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 22, 2010
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     | 2,162 views

    CARD-CARRYING AUTHORITY A Department of Water Resources representative stops at a Texas ranch and talks with an old rancher. He tells the rancher, "I need to inspect your ranch for your water allocation." The old rancher says, "Okay, but don't go in that field over there." The Water ...read more

  • Who Says So?

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Jun 29, 2010
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    WHO SAYS SO? A previous church I served had a lot of acreage and had turned part of it into 3 softball diamonds. Monday - Thursday nights, all summer long, various church leagues played their slow-pitch games there. Three of the leagues ran everything for their evening but one league was run ...read more

  • The Authority Of The Believer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 30, 2010
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    THE AUTHORITY OF THE BELIEVER In Santa Cruz there's a strip called Pacific Avenue, and there's a number of bars. And I remember walking down Pacific Avenue, and it was getting a little rowdy. And there was two or three very burly guys in kinda tight T-shirts that looked like they could kill you, ...read more

  • Voice Of Authority

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on May 12, 2011
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    VOICE OF AUTHORITY When I was serving with YWAM in the summer of 1982, we played a concert at a school in Amsterdam. As the concert ended, the students began to come up to us and talking with us, and believe it or not, some even asked for our autographs. At that moment a tall, thin, man with a ...read more

  • Authority At The Airport

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Oct 25, 2011
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    AUTHORITY AT THE AIRPORT Someone the other day told me they had a problem with Security at the airport from something they left in their carry on. Then it got me to thinking, which is a bad idea anyway, about my TSA encounter. I had an early morning flight and I got through security at ...read more

  • Boss Rules

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Nov 27, 2011
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    BOSS RULES Rule 1. Your boss is always right. Rule 2. If you think the ...read more

  • Tough Teacher

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 27, 2012
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    TOUGH TEACHER A school teacher injured his back and had to wear a plaster cast around the upper part of his body. It fit under his shirt and was not noticeable at all. On the first day of the term, still with the cast under his shirt, he found himself assigned to the toughest students in ...read more