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  • A Dirty Dog  PRO

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

    John Barrymore once played the role of a father who disapproved of the man his daughter planned to marry. In one scene, the daughter had to ask Barrymore what he thought of her fiancé, who had just exited. Barrymore was supposed to answer, “I think he’s a dirty dog.” One night, when the more

  • Dirty Laundry

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Mar 14, 2011

    DIRTY LAUNDRY I have to admit, I dislike washing the laundry, but I detest wearing filthy clothes even more. Okay, truth be told, I don’t usually have to wash the clothes. My wife does most of it, and she does it well. I’m thankful, though, she doesn’t toil in the same manner as our more

  • Dirty Windows

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jun 11, 2023
    based on 1 rating

    "A friend of mine, Bud Wood, founded Shepherds Home in Wisconsin for boys and girls with developmental disabilities. The original ministry opened its doors in 1964 to 36 children, providing them a loving residential environment and a school that would focus on their unique needs, helping them more

  • Pretty Dirty

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007

    As a father came home from his work he saw his little daughter who had been playing in the mud. He said to her, “Honey, you’re pretty dirty.” In her childish way she replied, “Yes, I know daddy, more

  • Handsome In My Dirty Clothes  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2002
    based on 9 ratings

    HANDSOME IN MY DIRTY CLOTHES On one of Matthew Rogers’ recent work trips to the Dominican Republic, everyone in the group was encouraged to leave behind any clothes or gear they didn’t want, because someone there could certainly use them. He was just going to give away some of his old worn out more

  • Esther's Shoes  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 26, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    ESTHER'S SHOES Your story, my story, our story is in the Bible. We know what it is like to be in Esther's shoes. We have had moments when our faith and our commitment to God has been tested at work, in the classroom, at home, and in the neighborhood. We are faced with the question, "Am I going more

  • I Was No Longer The Dirty American

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    I was no longer the Dirty American I read a story the other day on the Internet by a missionary to India named Doug Nichols. Nichols was serving as a missionary in India when a bout with tuberculosis landed him in a public hospital for a spell. It wasn’t like hospitals here. It was a big ward more

  • Sin And Dirty Water

    Contributed by Stephen Wright on Jun 25, 2011

    SIN AND DIRTY WATER A group of explorers in Africa came across some natives who for centuries had made their home on the banks of this one particular river. They showed the explorers the polluted stream that they drank from. It was filled with dirt and every contamination imaginable. The natives more

  • Pride And Dirty Laundry

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 17, 2011

    PRIDE AND DIRTY LAUNDRY A woman looked out of her window every morning and commented on the dirty laundry on her neighbor's line. One day she noticed it was sparkling clean. "Maybe she's using a new detergent," more

  • D.l. Moody And The Shoes  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 25, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    D.L. MOODY AND THE SHOES A large group of European pastors came to one of D. L. Moody’s Northfield Bible Conferences in Massachusetts in the late 1800s. Following the European custom of the time, each guest put his shoes outside his room to be cleaned by the hall servants overnight. But of course more

  • Silver Shoe Kid

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 26, 2006

    Story – Silver shoe kid. I worked for years in a department store. There was this kid that worked in the China Department. A place of high value products. This kid was offered a much better position – turned it down! Why? Because he walk out each day with a set of silverware I each shoe. Big more

  • The Feet Of Regret Step Into The Shoes Of ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

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  • The God Of Unmatched Shoes  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    A man who was commissioned to paint a picture of the Prodigal Son. He went into his work fervently, laboring to produce a picture worthy of telling the story. Finally, the day came when the picture was complete, and he unveiled the finished painting. The scene was set outside the father’s house, more

  • A Shoe Company Sent A Representative To A ...

    Contributed by Tim Hbc on Apr 10, 2008

    A shoe company sent a representative to a foreign country. As soon as he arrived he emailed his boss back home: ‘Catching the next flight home. Nobody in this country wears shoes’. When he returned, the company sent another representative over to the same country. This second representative more

  • What Kind Of Shoes Are You?  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Lewis on Sep 24, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    What Kind of Shoes are YOU? House shoes/slippers: They are comfy, you can relax in them, maybe fall asleep. Beliefs: too comfy, too relaxed. Church is just a routine, been doing it for years, same pew. High heels: Vey stylish, but not very comfortable, probably hard to walk, although I wouldn't more

  • The Shoes From My Father

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jan 20, 2013
    based on 2 ratings

    THE SHOES FROM MY FATHER Roy Smith was a preacher of a past generation. In his book Tales I’ve Told Twice, he tells about being at a dress rehearsal for the school play. He was a freshman at the little junior college in the town where his family always lived. He didn’t know how but somehow his more

  • Shoes Pave The Way To The Kingdom

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    SHOES PAVE THE WAY TO THE KINGDOM Because Vance is an African American living in a predominately Hispanic neighborhood, he stands out. But what really sets Vance apart is that he is a servant-hearted father who cares not only for his own kids, but also for the many other kids who play in the more

  • Waiting For The Shoe To Drop

    Contributed by Wes Richard on Sep 23, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Waiting for the Shoe to Drop A man living on the first-floor of an apartment got upset every night because the guy living above him dropped his shoes on the floor when he got ready for bed. Every night, the same thing happened. First, the noise from one shoe, then the noise from the other. more

  • Just An Old Shoe Box

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 11, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    JUST AN OLD SHOE BOX It was just an old shoe box with a pink faded ribbon wrapped around. The old house was sad and sat strangely quiet… Ever since momma was called to go home. It’s like she had just turned loose of living… Dutifully to follow dad on. My Brother and I had moved things for more

  • Your Two Dirty Pennies Are An Insult

    Contributed by David Goering on Aug 13, 2018
    based on 2 ratings

    Suppose somebody befriended you in your town and offered to buy you a big beautiful house, and told you that you could choose the house you wanted. Then when he was handing you the title deed you reached in your pocket and pulled out two pennys, and when you did they accidentally fell out of your more