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  • We Read Not That Christ Ever Exercised Force But ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,798 views

    We read not that Christ ever exercised force but once; and that was to drive profane ones out of his Temple, not to ...read more

  • The Tv Show Survivor Kicked Off Again This Past ...  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Mar 4, 2002
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    The TV show Survivor kicked off again this past week with Survivor Marquesas. It was interesting to see people’s roles within their tribes start to emerge immediately after arriving at the island. The Rotu tribe couldn’t get a fire started the first night. However one lady named Kathy thought ...read more

  • King For A Day  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,329 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
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    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
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    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 Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
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    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
     | 1,444 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
     | 1,499 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

  • There Is A Legend About An Ancient Village In ...  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
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    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 village, and there weren’t many ...read more

  • Everyone Loves A Parade  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,467 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
     | 2,506 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

  • Just To Be Noticed  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,957 views

    JUST TO BE NOTICED Every spring, hundreds of Hollywood “stars” gather for the Academy Awards. Very few “slip in the back door:” instead, they make an entrance. They walk down the long red carpet, smiling at the cameras and waving to the people in the stands (who, by the way, all had to apply and ...read more

  • What Is Your Colt?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,631 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

  • Welcome Home!  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,854 views

    WELCOME HOME! A number of years ago, Newsweek magazine carried the story of the memorial service held for Hubert Humphrey, former vice-president of the United States. Hundreds of people came from all over the world to say good-bye to their old friend and colleague. But one person who came was ...read more

  • I Missed It All!  PRO

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
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    I MISSED IT ALL! A little boy was sick on Palm Sunday and stayed home from church with his mother. His father returned from church holding a palm branch. The little boy was curious and asked, "Why do you have that palm branch, dad?" "You see, when Jesus came into town, everyone waved Palm ...read more

  • The Parade Into Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,265 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
     | 1,242 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

  • Why Was He Crying?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,212 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
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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 Sermoncentral on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 967 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