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  • Everyone Loves A Parade  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,920 views

    EVERYONE LOVES A PARADE It was October 29, 1927 when Charles Lindbergh was given a ticker-tape parade in New York City in honor of his solo flight of the Atlantic Ocean. 750,000 lbs. of ticker tape poured onto the streets. But the biggest ticker-tape parade was on March 1, 1962, for ...read more

  • The Good News And Bad News Of Palm Sunday  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,029 views

    THE GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS OF PALM SUNDAY John and his friend George went golfing together one Saturday morning as they had for 24 years. They were fanatics about their golf game. Later that day, John returned home completely exhausted and plopped down in his easy chair. His wife was quite ...read more

  • What Is Your Colt?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,472 views

    WHAT IS YOUR COLT? Bill Wilson pastors an inner city church in New York City. His mission field is a very violent place. He himself has been stabbed twice as he ministered to the people of the community surrounding the church. Once a Puerto Rican woman became involved in the church and was led ...read more

  • Why Was He Crying?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,755 views

    WHY WAS HE CRYING? Do you suppose it could have been a little like rush hour traffic on the big city expressway? One car stops, then all the other cars stop, like a chain reaction. I can just hear the people way back in the crowd that day saying, "What’s the holdup? What is going on? Why don’t ...read more

  • A View Of Suffering  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
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    A VIEW OF SUFFERING Yes, suffering is the enemy of the average American. In America, Christians pray for the burden of suffering to be lifted from their backs. In the rest of the world Christians pray for stronger backs so they can bear their suffering. It’s why we look away from the bag ...read more

  • A Look At The Parade  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,913 views

    A LOOK AT THE PARADE The parade route begins near the twin towns of Bethpage and Bethany, less than two miles from Jerusalem and winds into the Holy City. The Grand Marshal is an unlikely hero – a rustic from a blue-collar town up north, the son of a woodworker. In keeping with his “common man” ...read more

  • Will You Give Him Your Best?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,899 views

    WILL YOU GIVE HIM YOUR BEST? There is a legend about an ancient village in Spain. The villagers learned that the king would pay a visit. In a thousand years, a king had never come to that village. Excitement grew. "We must throw a big celebration!" The villagers all agreed. But, it was a poor ...read more

  • What I Came To Do  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,893 views

    WHAT I CAME TO DO The word Hosanna literally means “Save!” “Save!” the crowd shouted. I wonder if Jesus thought, “That’s exactly what I’m here to do. How right you are, but how little you understand.” Without knowing the details, the crowd was clearly articulating what ...read more

  • I Will Not Offer Anything That Costs Me Nothing  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,086 views

    I WILL NOT OFFER ANYTHING THAT COSTS ME NOTHING Matthew Rogers writes: When I consider the story of that first Palm Sunday, I am struck by the thought that… A coat might not be worth much after a donkey walks on it. In a crowd like that there was no guarantee that once you laid it down ...read more

  • True Or False?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,720 views

    TRUE OR FALSE? Palm Sunday celebrates the day Jesus made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Test your knowledge of that day’s events, recorded in all four Gospels, with these true or false statements. 1. According to the Gospels, the people waved palm branches when Jesus rode into Jerusalem ...read more

  • Home Coming  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 3,320 views

    HOME COMING That reminds me of the old story about an elderly missionary returning to the United States to retire. He & his wife had spent over 40 years serving in Africa. But now he was alone. His wife & two children had long since found their final resting place in the soil of Africa. As he got ...read more

  • King For A Day  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,371 views

    KING FOR A DAY Once upon a time, before television, there was radio. You know what radio is--television without pictures. Well, before television, one of the most popular daytime radio programs was called "Queen for a Day." If I remember it correctly (and it was a long time ago!), each day ...read more

  • Short-Term Enthusiasm  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,159 views

    SHORT-TERM ENTHUSIASM The story is told of a minister who was full of energy and enthusiasm for the Lord. One day he went to the hospital to visit one of his parishioners who was critically ill. The minister entered the room and saw the man lying in bed with a whole host of tubes and wires ...read more

  • The Party Is Over  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,283 views

    THE PARTY IS OVER Americans experience presidential inaugurations in our nation’s capital every four years. They are gala events, expressions of national pride. All three branches of government are focused on the inauguration of an American president, and there are bands, banners, television ...read more

  • The Parade Into Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
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    THE PARADE INTO HEAVEN Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem marked the beginning of his last week on earth. It fulfilled prophecy and revealed his true identity to the masses. But I think it was more than that. It I believe it was God’s own gift of encouragement to Jesus. As Jesus rode ...read more

  • From Crowd To Mob  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,648 views

    FROM CROWD TO MOB Have you ever seen a mob on TV or movies? They are dangerous, and can become murderous in an instant. People in mobs are like cattle before a stampede. Ever see that? In the movie Red River, John Wayne and his men are moving cattle along the Chisolm trail, and the cattle are ...read more

  • Sadly, We Want A Religion That Doesn't Ask Us To ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
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    Sadly, we want a religion that doesn’t ask us to sacrifice, not even for a moment. Bob McFall, was a 39 yr. Old bachelor suffering from Aplastic Anemia. He needed a bone marrow transplant. A search was conducted among his family and they discovered that his first cousin was an ideal match to donate ...read more

  • Imagine You Are On Your Way To Church One Sunday ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
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    Imagine you are on your way to church one Sunday morning. You have had a more difficult week than normal. You are physically, emotionally and spiritually drained. You realize that you are running on fumes and are looking forward to getting your tank filled up so you can face the world again Monday ...read more

  • George Elliot Once Wrote That, "Our Deeds ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
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    George Elliot once wrote that, “Our deeds determine us as much as we determine our deeds.” Choose each day to open yourself to the beauty of God’s grace. Open your heart completely to His mercy and as you are filled with His ...read more

  • One Act Of Obedience  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,866 views

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer is quoted as saying, “One act of obedience is better ...read more