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  • Obama Is Not The Messiah  PRO

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 4, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,811 views

    OBAMA IS NOT THE MESSIAH President Barack Obama arrived at Stansted airport last week from America, complete with armoured limousines, helicopters, 200 US Secret Service staff and a six-doctor medical team. More than 500 officials and staff accompanied Obama, along with a mass of high-tech ...read more

  • Palm Sunday Chant

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 4, 2009
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    PALM SUNDAY CHANT We’re going to sing a rap-song together now. What I need you to do is to chant each line after me, and to cheer madly when I lift my arms into the air: Ho-sann-a; Ho-sann-a; Hear the people cheer (arms in the air) Riding on a donkey See the King appear (arms in the ...read more

  • Godless Nation?  PRO

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Mar 28, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
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    GODLESS NATION? The Triumphal Entry represents Jesus' offer to be our King and Saviour both as a nation and individually. The response is mixed. Our nation barely recognizes Christianity as a viable choice and in its efforts to be inclusive has all but denounced Christianity as an option. Sure ...read more

  • Coronations

    Contributed by Dr. Fred W. Penney on Apr 18, 2011
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    CORONATIONS Have you ever seen a coronation? The queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II became Queen on June 2, 1953 (59 Years ago). Too long ago for most of us to remember. Did you know the the Queen's main residence, Buckingham Palace, boasts 775 rooms and 78 bathrooms? But many of us ...read more

  • The Reality Of Palm Sunday  PRO

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Apr 19, 2011
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    THE REALITY OF PALM SUNDAY Pope Benedict himself in his homily last Sunday in St Peter’s Square said this about Palm Sunday: "But what are we really doing when we join this procession as part of the throng which went up with Jesus to Jerusalem and hailed him as King of Israel? Is this ...read more

  • The One  PRO

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Apr 22, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
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    THE ONE The crowds cheered and waved their hands. Many stood upon their tip-toes hoping to catch a glimpse of their deliverer as he processed by. "He's the one! echoed throughout the streets. Many praised his name with hands and fists held high. Was it true? Had "the one" finally ...read more

  • Risk Your Life To Save It

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating
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    RISK YOUR LIFE TO SAVE IT Tyrtaeus, an old Greek poet who lived before the time of Christ, wrote, "The man who risks his life in battle has the best chance in saving it; the one who flees to save it is most likely to lose it." (Walter Bauer, A Greek-English ...read more

  • King For A Day  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
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    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

  • The Party Is Over  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,859 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

  • Only A Donkey  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 4,520 views

    ONLY A DONKEY The donkey awakened, his mind still savoring the afterglow of the most exciting day of his life. Never before had he felt such a rush of pleasure and pride. He walked into town and found a group of people by the well. "I’ll show myself to them," he thought. But they didn’t ...read more

  • Home Coming  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 4,347 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

  • Everyone Loves A Parade  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
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    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

  • What Is Your Colt?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 4,599 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

  • From Crowd To Mob  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 23, 2004
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    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

  • In England In 1649, Charles I Was Executed, And ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    In England in 1649, Charles I was executed, and Lord John Culpepper was entrusted to protect Charles II. Forced into exile during twelve years of Oliver Cromwell’s reforms and bloodhsed. FInally, just before Culpepper’s own death Charles II was to return to reign over the Monarcy. When it was ...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
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    Dietrich Bonhoeffer is quoted as saying, “One act of obedience is better ...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
     | 5,248 views

    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

  • Why Was He Crying?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,799 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

  • I Will Not Offer Anything That Costs Me Nothing  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
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    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