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  • Becoming Contagious Christians

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jun 9, 2013
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    "We as individual Christians and collective churches need to recalibrate our sights on the target God has gen us: spiritually lost people. If people matter to God, then they'd better matter to us, too ... Deep in every true Christian, there is an awareness that we are on this planet for purposes more

  • How Did You Become A Christian?  PRO

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 21, 2011
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    HOW DID YOU BECOME A CHRISTIAN? A couple of years ago a 22-year-old woman spent the night at our house before flying out of San Antonio to return to her country of China. She was a Chinese Christian who had come to America to translate some Christian literature into Chinese for the house more

  • I Once Talked To A Man About Becoming A Christian ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 13, 2002
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    I once talked to a man about becoming a Christian who tried to convince me that he “wasn’t really a bad person." He didn’t think he had really sinned all that much. Sensing that he was trying to avoid accepting his sinfulness I gave him this illustration: I told him to imagine I had invited more

  • When A Man Becomes A Christian, He Becomes ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2006

    "When a man becomes a Christian, he becomes industrious, trustworthy and prosperous. Now, if that man when he gets all he can and saves all he can, does not give all he can, I have more

  • Me And My Father-In-Law Used To Have A Project We ...

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on May 29, 2008

    Me and my father-in-law used to have a project we liked to work on together. It was with chickens. On several occasions we incubated some eggs. He had an incubator and I would care for it while the eggs were “cooking.” One of the key elements in hatching those eggs was temperature control If more

  • Tune Into The Gospel

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 11, 2008
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    TUNE INTO THE GOSPEL Right now, there are thousands of radio stations broadcasting through the air all over the U.S. Some have news shows, others play a variety of musical styles; commercials are blaring while other stations broadcast sporting events. But if you do not tune in, those radio more

  • God Is Looking For People With Conviciton

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2008

    GOD IS LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WITH CONVICITON DEF: an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence In the events of the bridge collaple here in Minneapolis this past week, you have probably heard of countless examples of people acting with conviction. * Ed Nelson M.P.D. - when more

  • The Law Of Nature

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2008

    Lewis ended the essay I quoted saying this: "These, then, are the two points I wanted to make. First, that human beings, all over the earth, have this curious idea that they ought to behave in a certain way, and cannot really get rid of it. Secondly, that they do not in fact behave in that way. more

  • How To Get A Sheep To Lie Down

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    HOW TO GET A SHEEP TO LIE DOWN Philip Keller says that in order for sheep to lie down, four things are required: 1. Sheep must be free from all fear. Sheep are very easily frightened. A stray jackrabbit jumping out from behind a bush can stampede a whole flock. When one startled sheep runs in more

  • Barry Cameron Tells About An Airplane Flight That ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008

    Barry Cameron tells about an airplane flight that he took. On the flight there were 4 servicemen. Before the door on the plane was closed, the pilot announced we had a number of special guests on our flight (the servicemen in uniform) and asked us to show our appreciation to them. The plane erupted more

  • Father More Anxious To Find Boy

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008

    Father More Anxious To Find Boy One Sunday night D. L. Moody preached in a big circus tent near the Columbian Exposition in Chicago from the text, "The Son of man is come to seek and to save the lost." After he had finished, a little boy was brought to the platform by an officer who had found the more

  • Our Commitment In The Service Of Lord In Very ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    Our commitment in the service of Lord in very important in building the body of Christ. And I challenge you to commit your life in the ministry: Confidently, wholeheartedly and absolutely for the glory of God. Illustrations. In Yorkshire, England, during the early 1800s, two sons were born to a more

  • God Summons Us To Seek Our Best Creative Selves. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008

    "God summons us to seek our best creative selves. He calls us to become artists of life, seers of truth, creators of new possibilities, and innovative problem solvers. Perhaps by looking at Jesus' life and seeing His creative spirit at work, we can begin to awaken to the creative possibilities of more

  • The Lord Has Given Everyone Of Us Sufficient ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008

    The Lord has given everyone of us sufficient ability to attain success in life. There are many stories of people who succeed despite of their physical handicapped: Blind people, crippled, people with no arms, no feet, etc. Only people with no heads who did not succeed in life. Illustration. An more

  • Bread In The Hand

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 27, 2008

    BREAD IN THE HAND David used what he had--a sling. For the little boy at the feeding of the 5,000 it was five loaves and two fish. For Samson it was the jawbone of a donkey. God can use anything. The major problem is workers in the Philippines nowadays have a personal slogan: "No support, no more

  • Patchwork World

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
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    PATCHWORK WORLD Studdert Kennedy tells of an explorer who brought back a chameleon which his household affectionately named Billy the Lizard. The explorer left Billy in charge of his butler who showed him to his many friends and associates. When the explorer returned, he asked how Billy was. more

  • Wesley's Conversion  PRO

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jan 10, 2009
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    WESLEY’S CONVERSION John Wesley become a priest in the Church of England before he had become a Christian. His conversion story is very interesting: Not long after the first Moravian missionaries came from Germany, Wesley had left for the West Indies, Wesley found himself on board a ship more

  • Failing To Give Him The Key

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Feb 6, 2010

    Failing to Give Him the Key The early years of the 19th century were troubled times in the German confederation. Rumors of revolution and rioting had the federated government in panic. Klemens von Metternich, the chief statesman of the confederation, ordered thousands of young men drafted into more

  • I Just Want The Site

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 28, 2010

    "I JUST WANT THE SITE" London businessman Lindsay Clegg told the story of a warehouse property he was selling. The building had been empty for months and needed repairs. Vandals had damaged the doors, smashed the windows, and strewn trash all over the place. As he showed a prospective more

  • When 19th Century American Artist James Whistler ...

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on May 11, 2010

    When 19th century American artist James Whistler was at the height of his artistic career, a wealthy patron purchased one of his pictures on the condition that the artist would accompany him home and help select a spot to hang the picture. Once at his mansion, the man held up the picture first here more