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  • The Oprah Winfrey Show

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Aug 19, 2008

    Ranai Carlton said: During Sunday school I was trying to teach the children that we all need God’s forgiveness. After the Bible story I asked on of the girls, "Lisa, when is a time you might need God’s forgiveness?" Her blank stare prompted a response from my son. "It’s okay, Lisa. You don’t more

  • Who Is Ed Hochuli? He Is A Veteran Nfl Referee ...  PRO

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Sep 17, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Who is Ed Hochuli? He is a veteran NFL referee who made a terrible call in a Chargers - Broncos game. Instead of hiding or covering up his mistake, he fully admitted it and apologized. Matthew J. Darnell on Yahoo Sports said, "It's hard to hate a guy who knows he screwed up and feels bad more

  • I Watched One Of My Favorite Movies Last Night. ...

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Sep 29, 2008

    I watched one of my favorite movies last night. It is an old comedy called "The God's Must Be Crazy." It is about a bush tribe that lives in the Kalahari Desert; they have no earthly possessions. They are happy, content, and self sufficient. A bush plane flies overhead (which they mistake for a more

  • What Else Did He Tell You?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    WHAT ELSE DID HE TELL YOU? A police officer pulled a guy over for speeding and had the following exchange: Officer: May I see your driver’s license? Driver: I don’t have one. I had it suspended when I got my 5th DUI. (Driving Under the Influence) Officer: May I see the owner’s card for this more

  • Confession Is Good For You

    Contributed by Jerry Blaxton on Mar 12, 2010

    CONFESSION IS GOOD FOR YOU We’ve all heard the old saying, "Confession is good for the soul." Even in non-Christian and non-spiritual circles, people believe that to be true. Psychologists or psychiatrists would say that when we confess our wrong actions, words, and thoughts, it’s like a burden more

  • The Fruit Of Your Words (Spanish And English)

    Contributed by Mayor Gerardo Balmori on Mar 22, 2010

    THE FRUIT OF YOUR WORDS (Spanish and English) Seremos lo que decimos ser. Las palabras tiene poder. Llevan poder. Crean imágenes. Y así Usted puede crear lo bueno y lo malo. Dios dice yo creo el fruto de tus labios. Yo creo todo lo que hables. Piense en el fruto de sus labios. Sabe muchas veces, more

  • Facing The Truth: Beverly Sills

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Apr 26, 2010

    fACING THE TRUTH: BEVERLY SILLS Confession is admission of something; it is an act of disclosure. Here's a story in the Ladies’ Home Journal as once quoted in The Reader’s Digest: Being general director of the New York opera took a toll on Beverly Sills; she ballooned into obesity. "It made more

  • Not "If"

    Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 8, 2010

    NOT "IF" Wiersbe tells of a counselor who was trying to help a man who had come forward during an evangelistic meeting. "I’m a Christian," the man said, "but there’s sin in my life, and I need help." The counselor showed him 1 John 1:9 and suggested that the man confess his sins to God. "O more

  • Make It Right

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 5, 2010

    MAKE IT RIGHT The great evangelist D.L. Moody told a story of a lady in the north of England who said that every time she got down before God to pray, five bottles of wine came up before her mind. She had taken them wrongfully one time when she was a housekeeper, and had not been able to pray more

  • Not "Why?" But "What?"

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jul 22, 2009

    NOT "WHY?" BUT "WHAT?" I remember a particular counseling session years ago where three of us were trying to encourage a change of personality and a change of behavior in a spouse. Dr. Jay Adams, in his book on direct, biblical counseling, said the purpose is not to find out why a person more

  • Current Example Of Negligence

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 18, 2009

    CURRENT EXAMPLE OF NEGLIGENCE The NFL football team called the Tennessee Titans have a mascot named T-Rack. And T-Rack is a giant raccoon (made so after the state animal of Tennessee) who rides onto the field on a four-wheeler while flying off of a ramp, the pictures make it look pretty more

  • Confession Without Change

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 28, 2009

    CONFESSION WITHOUT CHANGE Four preachers met for a friendly gathering. During the conversation one preacher said, "Our people come to us and pour out their hearts, confess certain sins and needs. Let's do the same. Confession is good for the soul." In due time all agreed. One confessed he more

  • Confession And Contrition

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 28, 2009

    CONFESSION AND CONTRITION Metro News (Ottawa). It tells how in 2008, 22 people died from eating cold cuts processed by Maple Leaf Foods. To his credit, Michael McCain, the Maple Leaf CEO, owned up to the fact that the meats were contaminated with listeria at his company's plant in North York. more

  • The Rabbi And The Tailor

    Contributed by Eric Ferguson on May 16, 2008

    THE RABBI AND THE TAILOR There's an old story about a Jewish tailor who met a rabbi on his way out of the synagogue: Rabbi: Well, and what have you been doing in the synagogue? Tailor: I was saying my prayers Rabbi. Rabbi: Fine, and did you confess your sins? Tailor: Yes, Rabbi, I confessed more

  • I Heard About A Young Lawyer Who Was Called In ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Peake on Sep 26, 2007
    based on 32 ratings

    I heard about a young lawyer who was called in from the big city to represent a large railroad company that was being sued by a farmer. It seems that the farmer’s prize cow was missing from a field through which the railroad passed, and the farmer was suing for the value of the cow. Before the case more

  • Confession: Sin Hurts God

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 7, 2009

    CONFESSION: SIN HURTS GOD If you’re part of a big family, you probably remember those times when a little nephew would come up and slug his older uncles. The nephew’s mother probably chided him, but I can almost hear the uncle say, "No! That’s all right. The kid’s got to flex his muscles once in more

  • Playing Church

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Aug 10, 2008

    PLAYING CHURCH Some years ago I met Johnny Moore. Johnny is the lead singer for "His Glory". He tells his story of how he was on his way home one night before he got serious with the Lord. He’d been kinda "playing church." He was on his way home from a Wednesday night prayer meeting, and he more

  • There Was A Daughter Of Wealthy Parents Who Got ...

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jan 10, 2004

    There was a daughter of wealthy parents who got saved in one of Billy Graham’s crusade. The mother was so embarrassed by her daughter’s actions. Her mother said you are a sweet girl you don’t need this. The daughter looked her mother in the more

  • Each Day The Young Pastor Stopped At A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Jul 19, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    Each day the young pastor stopped at a deli-market for fruit juice on the way to work. Each day, with kindness in his voice, he greeted the man behind the counter, a middle-eastern man with Islamic beliefs. On many occasions the young pastor shared his faith in Jesus Christ with the man behind the more

  • A Muslim In Africa Became A Christian, And Some ...

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Jul 19, 2004
    based on 1 rating

    A Muslim in Africa became a Christian, and some friends asked him, “Why have you done such a thing?” He answered, “Well, it’s like this: Suppose you were going down the road and suddenly the road forked in two directions. You didn’t know which way to go; and there at the fork were two men - one more