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  • Dreams

    Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014

    “There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream - whatever that dream might be.” - Pearl S. Buck Everybody has a dream. What’s your dream? What was your dream when you were young and full of more

  • My Name Is Legion  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    MY NAME IS LEGION "Within my earthly temple there’s a crowd; There’s one of us that’s humble, and one of us that’s proud. There’s one that’s broken-hearted for his sins, There’s one that unrepentant sits and grins. There’s one that loves his neighbor as himself, And one that cares for more

  • I Think Of The Familiar Story Of The Little Boy ...

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 21, 2008

    I think of the familiar story of the little boy who made him a toy sailboat. He carried the little boat out to the pond and began watching it float on the water. However, the wind pulled the little boat away from shore, and all the broken-hearted boy could do was watch it be blown out of reach and more

  • Have You Ever Been In A Service Where The Music ...  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on May 9, 2001
    based on 127 ratings

    Have you ever been in a service where the music and the message were so powerful, so uplifting that you sensed the glory of His presence? A.H. Ackley wrote about it once: In my failure, sin, and sorrow, brokenhearted, crushed and torn, I have felt His presence near me, He has all my burdens more

  • My Name Is Legion  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 27, 2002
    based on 7 ratings

    MY NAME IS LEGION "Within my earthly temple there’s a crowd; There’s one of us that’s humble, and one of us that’s proud. There’s one that’s broken-hearted for his sins, There’s one that unrepentant sits and grins. There’s one that loves his neighbor as himself, And one that cares for more

  • God's Cures/Remedies For...

    Contributed by Timothy Brown on Feb 14, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    God's Cures/Remedies for... * Worry: John 14:1, "Let not your heart be troubled, ye believe in God, believe also in me..." * A broken heart: Psalm 147:3-6, "He heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds. He counts the stars and calls them all by name. How great is our Lord! His more

  • There's The True Story Of A Young Married Man Who ...  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Nov 6, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    There’s the true story of a young married man who was accepted as an African Missionary. It was the great ambition of his young life. He reported to New York harbor with his wife and soon arrived in Africa. It wasn’t long, however, that he found his wife could not physically tolerate the more

  • During The Conversation The Tramp Said, 'i Wish ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007

    During the conversation the tramp said, ’I wish there were more people like you in the world." Whereupon his mother replied, "Oh, there are. But you must look for them." The old man simply shook his head, saying, "But, lady, I didn’t need to look for you. You looked for me." When that mother more

  • I Read A Story Of A Pastor Whose Son Began To ...

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Apr 6, 2009

    I read a story of a pastor whose son began to drift away from God in high school. The son started to hang out with the wrong crowd changing his actions and attitude. The parents, of course, were broken-hearted. They were embarrassed. But they didn’t hide this. They cried out to God with God’s more

  • An Interesting Thing Happened One Day In A ...

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 14, 2009

    An interesting thing happened one day in a church where the great American businessman Samuel Colgate was a member. During an evangelistic campaign a prostitute came forward and confessed her sins. She was broken-hearted and wept openly. She asked God to save her soul and expressed a desire to join more

  • Moving The Fence

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 13, 2009

    MOVING THE FENCE Millard Erickson wrote, "The church is the repository of possesses the gospel, the good news of salvation" During World War II, some American soldiers took the body of their buddy to a local cemetery. The priest stopped them saying, "You can't bury your friend here more

  • Loved, To Be Love

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Apr 22, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    LOVED, TO BE LOVE One of the neatest gifts I've ever received was this little, hand towel. I was given this during my seminary commencement, and have cherished it ever since. The towel has a little saying on it: "Blessed to be a blessing" Isaiah 61:1. Isaiah 61:1-2 says: "The Spirit of the more

  • Elapsed Time: Measured From The Beginning Of The ...

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Dec 12, 2003
    based on 1 rating

    (Elapsed time: Measured from the beginning of the opening credit, this scene begins at 01:46:50 and ends at 01:49:00. Content: In Love and War is rated PG-13 for sensuality and graphic portrayal of war injuries.) The movie In Love and War is based on the WWI experiences of author Ernest more

  • Ann Along With Her Two Small Sons, Went To Live ...  PRO

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 2, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    Ann along with her two small sons, went to live with her parents in Texas for the duration of World War II, while her Air Force husband was busy in Europe. It was Christmas time and mother and grandparents were making great plans for the boys. The tree was up and decorated. Gifts were bought and more

  • The Gospel According To… Charlie Brown. Charlie ...

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Dec 22, 2008

    The Gospel According to… Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown cannot catch a break. He is the stereotypical American loser. Whenever he tries to kick the football that Lucy is holding, every time she pulls it away at the last second and he misses it, flying through the air to land flat on his back. His more

  • The Story Of Frida

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 20, 2009

    THE STORY OF FRIDA Frida Gashumba tells something of her story in her book Frida: Chosen to Die, Destined to Live, a miraculous escape from the Rwandan genocide. Frida was born in 1980. She was a Tutsi, one of the tribes 'created' during colonial rule based primarily upon height, head size, more

  • Mortally Wounded—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 3, 2002
    based on 9 ratings

    MORTALLY WOUNDED- COMMUNION MEDITATION "On the 19th of November 1967, in the vicinity of Dak To, Viet Nam Chaplain Charlie Waters was moving with one of the companies of his Battalion when it engaged a heavily armed enemy battalion. As the battle raged and the casualties mounted, Chaplain more

  • Several Years Ago The American Heart Association ...  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 3, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    Several years ago the American Heart Association published the results of a remarkable scientific study. In 1998 Dr. Randy Bird did a study of 393 coronary care patients at Duke University Hospital. Dr. Bird is not a Christian and this is not a Christian study. But it asked the question: “Does more

  • Even If It's Dark  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 13 ratings

    EVEN IF IT’S DARK He was a strong man facing an enemy beyond his strength. He young wife had become gravely ill, then suddenly passed away, leaving the big man alone with a wide-eyed, flaxen-haired girl, not quite five years old. The service in the village chapel was simple, and heavy with more

  • The Gift Of The Skates

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 19, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    THE GIFT OF THE SKATES So how do we recognize His authority in our lives? How do we express our faith and our love to Him? By committing ourselves to His mission. Jesus doesn’t say anything about saving sinners and getting them into heaven. The primary priority of his mission is to preach good more