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  • A Human Example Of Faith

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 1, 2008
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    Let me give you a human example of faith. • You go to a doctor who you do not know. This doctor is a human, made of flesh and blood. • This doctor gives you a prescription you cannot read. • You take that prescription to a pharmacist you have never met. • The pharmacist gives you a chemical ...read more

  • Senior Faith: 37% Of Women In Their 50's Describe ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 20, 2006
     | 1,436 views

    Senior Faith: 37% of women in their 50’s describe themselves as “very religious,” compared to 49% of women in their 70’s. Only 28% of men 50 and older claim to be “very religious.” 37% of women find prayer to be the most gratifying spiritual activity vs. 26% for men. 40% of people ages 45-79 say ...read more

  • The Story Is Told Of The Pioneer Days In Our ...

    Contributed by Fred Mueller on Dec 16, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
     | 15,197 views

    The story is told of the pioneer days in our country. A man was making his way west when he came to the Missouri River. It was winter and the ice covered the river from bank to bank. But how could the man be sure it would hold his weight? He knew people often drowned in that river when the ice ...read more

  • From Chicago To Memphis  PRO

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Aug 28, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 5,489 views

    From Chicago to Memphis That’s always how it is in the life of faith. Many times you will be called to step out for God and you will be precisely where Abraham was—believing God but not knowing what the future holds. When I think of that principle, my mind goes back to a conversation I had ...read more

  • There Is A Story Told Of Three Little Girls Who ...  PRO

    Contributed by William Wyne on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,346 views

    There is a story told of three little girls who are enjoying an evening of play. They started playing the game of counting their money; the object was to see who had the most and the winner would be crowned queen for the day. The first little girl counted thirteen pennies, the second counted ...read more

  • Faith In My Future  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 27, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,731 views

    FAITH IN MY FUTURE He was born in Columbus, Ohio, 1890, the third of eight children. At eleven he quit school to help with the family expenses, and got his first full-time job at $3.50 per week. At fifteen he got interested in automobiles and went to work in a garage at $4.50 a week. He knew he ...read more

  • Faithful Instructions  PRO

    Contributed by Randy Leckliter on Sep 16, 2002
    based on 144 ratings
     | 10,592 views

    FAITHFUL INSTRUCTIONS There was a man who got lost in the desert. After wandering around for a long time his throat became very dry, about that time he saw a little shack in the distance. He made his way over to the shack and found a water pump with a small jug of water and a note. The note ...read more

  • Let Me Give You An Example Of The Kind Of Faith ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
     | 1,607 views

    Let me give you an example of the kind of faith and trust that is necessary to become a Christian. The world-famous acrobat, Blondin, was born in France in 1824. His real name was Jean Francois Gravalet. Over the years, he became famous throughout Europe and America. In London he once played a ...read more

  • A Good Example Of A Bad Example  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 5, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
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    A GOOD EXAMPLE OF A BAD EXAMPLE In 1989 the unthinkable happened. After seventy years of communism and forty years of the Cold War, the Iron Curtain fell and the brutal, sadistic power of the U.S.S.R. began to disintegrate. Russia for seven decades had been repressed, murdered, and brutalized by ...read more

  • I Read An Amusing Story About The First Duke Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 27, 2000
    based on 215 ratings
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    I read an amusing story about the first Duke of Wellington. An inventor was trying to interest him in a bulletproof waistcoat he had made. It was absolutely marvellous and could save the great man’s life if somebody tried to assassinate him. The Iron Duke asked the man to put it on, and he ...read more

  • Life Examples: Jesus: Example Or Sacrifice (Mt. ...

    Contributed by Nathan Parker on Mar 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,530 views

    Life Examples: Jesus: Example or Sacrifice (Mt. 26:39) Some believe that Jesus came to show us how to live a good life-and to be sure, He is our example of righteousness. We are to become like Him. But that isn’t the reason Jesus came. Jesus came to die, to become the sacrificial, substitutionary, ...read more

  • Example Of Hospitality

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jun 28, 2010
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    EXAMPLE OF HOSPITALITY Jan and Darryl have always been openly generous people. They make you feel as if they are honoured to have you in their home and nothing is too much trouble for them. Which is just as well because they are our connect group leaders. Every fortnight people in our Connect ...read more

  • Regression Example  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 16, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,663 views

    REGRESSION EXAMPLE Several years ago, there was an article in the Virginia Medical Monthly about a lady who regressed in her life development. This lady had three children. When her husband died, she started regressing in her development. Initially she started dressing like a twenty-year-old. She ...read more

  • An Example Of Grace

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Aug 22, 2010
    based on 1 rating
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    AN EXAMPLE OF GRACE I just received a letter from a friend who just initiate a prison ministry in my home church, Viorica Negosanu… The first inmate she encountered was a lady, a doctor who murdered her best friend, cut her in pieces and spread them all over the city. She got life sentence. Now ...read more

  • A Savior, Not An Example

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 11, 2011
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    A SAVIOR, NOT AN EXAMPLE D.M. Stearns was preaching in Philadelphia. At the close of the service a stranger came up to him and said, "I don’t like the way you spoke about the cross. I think that instead of emphasizing the death of Christ, it would be far better to preach Jesus, the teacher and ...read more

  • Jesus, As An Example

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,634 views

    Illustration: Jesus, as an example D. M. Stearns was preaching in Philadelphia. At the close of the service a stranger came up to him and said, “I don’t like the way you spoke about the cross. I think that instead of emphasizing the death of Christ, it would be far better to preach Jesus, the ...read more

  • Examples Of Perseverance:

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 29, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
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    Examples of Perseverance: George Washington, USS Squalus, Ben Hogan The tragedy of life is not the wound because life is so constituted that the wound is inevitable! The tragedy comes when we quit or give up on life because of the wound - when we fall down and we can’t get up! There are times, ...read more

  • "Example Of Ministry Team Work

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Aug 24, 2018
     | 5,585 views

    It is a story about the friends of Herman Ostry, who lived near Bruno, Nebraska, and what did for him. From what I was told, a number of years ago Herman purchased a piece of property and put up a barn. Thins went well until the nearby creek flooded and put the floor of Herman’s new barn under 29 ...read more

  • The Example Of Bethany Hamilton

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 25, 2011
     | 3,511 views

    THE EXAMPLE OF BETHANY HAMILTON That word for "commit" is actually a banking term. It means to deposit something for safekeeping. Well, that's what we're to do with our lives when we go through times of suffering. Deposit your life in God's bank (so to speak) for safe-keeping. Trust Him to ...read more

  • There Is An Appropriate Historical Example Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 10, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,170 views

    There is an appropriate historical example of this folly of ruling out something ahead of time because it does not fit with one’s view of the world. When explorers first came to Australia, they encountered an animal the defied all known laws of taxonomy. They discovered a semiaquatic, egg-laying ...read more