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  • The Parade Into Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,031 views

    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 Sermoncentral on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,017 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

  • Everyone Loves A Parade  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,023 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 Sermoncentral on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,691 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 Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 2,584 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

  • Only A Donkey  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,428 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

  • True Or False?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,892 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 Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,554 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 Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,746 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 Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,503 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 Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,805 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

  • Why Was He Crying?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,133 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 Sermoncentral on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,106 views

    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 Sermoncentral on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,336 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 Sermoncentral on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,424 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

  • I Will Not Offer Anything That Costs Me Nothing  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,800 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

  • A Wanted Man  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,891 views

    A WANTED MAN "If Jesus had of entered into one of our modern cities, leading the parade, He would have been arrested immediately. He would be a wanted man. The FDA would want Him for turning water into wine without a license; the EPA for killing fig trees; the AMA for practicing ...read more

  • Results Were Not As We Hoped

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 4, 2009
     | 939 views

    RESULTS WERE NOT AS WE HOPED On 16 January 2008 Newcastle United FC celebrated the return of former manager Kevin Keegan, known as 'King Kev.' A BBC sport website said: "He is back at Newcastle, much to the delight of the majority of the club's fans." A sign of how highly regarded Keegan was on ...read more

  • Obama Is Not The Messiah  PRO

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 4, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 784 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
     | 2,445 views

    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