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  • Richest Man In Town

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 16, 2009

    RICHEST MAN IN TOWN In 1972, a young Egyptian businessman named Farahat lost an $11,000 watch. He was stunned when a garbage man dressed in filthy rags found it and returned it to him. Farahat asked him why he didn’t just keep the watch. The garbage man said, "My Christ told me to be honest more

  • Ashamed Of Myself

    Contributed by Robert Drake on Feb 21, 2009

    ASHAMED OF MYSELF A young man got up to give his testimony for Christ at a tent meeting. He was not very accustomed to speaking in public, and he stumbled over his words quite a bit. An atheist in the back of the crowd yelled, "You should be ashamed of yourself, standing up there and talking more

  • Standing Out

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Feb 23, 2009

    STANDING OUT I remember an experience as a 16-year-old, Salvation Army soldier. I was walking to the church from my house for Bible study. In those days, soldiers wore uniforms to every church function. On route to the church, there were 12 or 15 peers hanging outside the pool hall that I had to more

  • You Remember The Gatorade Commercial With ...

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 9, 2009

    You remember the Gatorade commercial with Michael Jordan and the tagline, "Be like Mike." Well, our goal as Christians should be to "be like Jesus." 1 John 2:5-6 puts it this way, "This is how we know more

  • Light In The Darkness

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 11, 2009
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    LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS I remember a story told to me by a friend who flew combat choppers in Viet Nam. He was radioed to a secret mission one night which required him to fly in total darkness, totally by instruments. Hovering above a jungle under heavy cloud cover, he told me that it seemed you more

  • Your Face Gives It Away  PRO

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Mar 12, 2009
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    YOUR FACE GIVES IT AWAY There's a story of three prospectors who found a rich vein of gold in California during the gold rush days. They realized what a great discovery they had, and they decided, "We’ve a really good thing going here, as long as no one else finds out about it." So they each more

  • High Cost Is Expected

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Mar 12, 2009

    HIGH COST IS EXPECTED In the past missionaries boarded ship not expecting to ever see their homeland again. Some even sold themselves into slavery because that was the only way other slaves could have a chance to hear the gospel. High cost and sacrifice was something expected of the body of more

  • I Am One Of Them

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 13, 2009

    I AM ONE OF THEM As a third-century man was anticipating death, he penned these last words to a friend: "It’s a bad world, an incredibly bad world. But I have discovered in the midst of it a quiet and holy people who have learned a great secret. They have found a joy, which is a thousand more

  • Finishing Well

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009

    FINISHING WELL Dr. J. Robert Clinton, professor at Fuller Seminary, did a study of male leadership in the Bible and determined that only 30% of them finished well. Wow! The odds are against us! Consider also this next example. The World Cup is over. Italy beat France in a shootout, 5-3, in more

  • Does He Show?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
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    DOES HE SHOW? One Sunday as they drove home from church, a little girl turned to her mother and said, "Mommy, there’s something about the preacher’s message this morning that I don’t understand." The mother said, "Oh? What is it?" The little girl replied, "Well, he said that God is bigger more

  • Sole Witness

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
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    SOLE WITNESS A fine lad entered the Army. He faced a real test the first night he went to be in the barracks. He had formed the commendable habit of placing his Bible on his bed at home and kneeling down to read a chapter while having his daily prayer time before retiring. Surrounded by more

  • The Sandwich-Sign Parable

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 24, 2009
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    THE SANDWICH-SIGN PARABLE The faces of the three men were solemn as the mayor informed them of the catastrophe. "The rains have washed away the bridge. During the night many cars drove over the edge and into the river." "What can we do?" asked one. "You must stand on the side of the road more

  • Bad Experiences With Christians

    Contributed by Nigel Heath on Apr 4, 2009

    BAD EXPERIENCES WITH CHRISTIANS A few weeks ago, I had a conversation with the Rt. Hon. Adam Ingram MP. I dared to ask him about something I had heard to see if it was true. I had been told that Adam Ingram as a young man had attended the BTI (Bible Training Institute) Bible College in Glasgow. more

  • Mistaken For Jesus

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2009
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    MISTAKEN FOR JESUS Carolyn Gillette told the story of a hospice chaplain named Larry, and how he became friends with an 80-year-old lady named Mary. Mary was a hospice patient. Larry visited with her many times, and was greatly impressed by her faith. One day, he got a call that Mary had taken a more

  • I Can't See Him, So I'll Look At You  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2009
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    I CAN’T SEE HIM, SO I’LL LOOK AT YOU A three-year-old was on the heels of her mother everywhere she walked around the house. Time and time again she’d trip over her small son. She suggested her son play with his toys, but he said he was okay and said, "I’d rather be here with you." Then he more

  • Glo-Christians

    Contributed by Chris Surber on May 22, 2009

    GLO-CHRISTIANS My wife and I recently obtained a fish tank for the family to enjoy. Among the fishes we placed inside of the tank are a handful of genetically engineered bright colored fish called GLOfish. It is engineered from a common aquarium fish; a Zebra fish. These little fish have had more

  • Dietrich Bonheoffer Wrote, "It Is A Good Thing ...

    Contributed by Mark Armstrong on Jun 10, 2009

    Dietrich Bonheoffer wrote, "It is a good thing to learn early that God and suffering are not opposites but rather one and the same thing and necessarily so; for me, the idea that God himself more

  • I Hope They See Him When They See Me

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jul 19, 2009

    I HOPE THEY SEE HIM WHEN THEY SEE ME I'll never forget Gary. He showed up on my doorstep in the late 90s. I opened the door to see a man wearing jeans with holes and smattered with paint. His shirt exposed arms covered in dust, but his smile was warm and friendly. He was a contractor. He didn't more

  • An Ambassador Is A Person Who, Having Failed To ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
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    "An ambassador is a person who, having failed to secure an office from the people, is given one by the Administration more

  • Does He Show Through?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Sep 3, 2009

    DOES HE SHOW THROUGH? One Sunday as they drove home from church, a little girl turned to her mother & said, "Mommy, there’s something about the preacher’s message this morning that I don’t understand." The mother said, "Oh? What is it?" The little girl replied, "Well, he said that God more