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  • Safe In The Burned Place

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 31, 2008
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    SAFE IN THE BURNED PLACE Some early settlers were traveling together across the western prairies of the United States. One day they were horrified to see a fire fanned by strong wind coming their way. As the flames raced closer and closer one man, to the amazement of the others, set fire to a ...read more

  • I Can't Count The Number Of Times Christ Has ...

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 5, 2008
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    I can't count the number of times Christ has kept me from a decision that looked good at the time, but would have led to a disaster for my family. And I think all of us would run out of fingers and toes before we could ...read more

  • Set Free  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 2, 2008
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    SET FREE A man said to his pastor: “I am a miserable sinner and there is no help available for me. I have prayed to God, I have tried to be good and I have tried to do the right thing at the right time, but I always seem to fail.” The pastor asked him: “Do you believe in the life, the death, ...read more

  • Possibilities

    Contributed by Bobby Bodenhamer on Oct 17, 2008
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    Possibilities He was born into wealth and was raised in a mansion. Today he wears prison gray after being convicted of planting a car bomb that took the lives of two members of his family. His almost unbelievable reversal of circumstances came after he tried to get control of a $10-million ...read more

  • God Forgives Without Conditions

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jan 26, 2009
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    GOD FORGIVES WITHOUT CONDITIONS I once heard a story about Camelot when King Arthur was away. Guinevere, his wife, was unfaithful with Sir Lancelot. When King Arthur returned, he found out about the affair and had his wife placed in a convent for life. Towards the end of the story in a beautiful ...read more

  • Sin Keyed Out By Jesus

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 16, 2009
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    SIN KEYED OUT BY JESUS What is this idea of "covering" or "hiding" sin? It means that there are circumstances where God will refuse to see our sin. I like to picture that as being like the technique used in video and film. It’s called the chromakey technique and requires filming in front of a ...read more

  • Forgiven, Forgiven, Forgiven...  PRO

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 16, 2009
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    FORGIVEN, FORGIVEN, FORGIVEN... I once read a marvelous story about a country doctor in Scotland who had a very poor practice. Although his patients would pay him in eggs, chickens, vegetables at harvest, and meat at slaughtering time, his huge ledger book would contain many names, symptoms, ...read more

  • Marked Men

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
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    MARKED MEN There is a professor at Howard University Divinity School, a teacher and scholar, with an unusual name. A name that tells this very story. The distinguished professor of New Testament, the author of the book Troubling Biblical Waters, is named Cain Hope Felder. Dr. Felder tells ...read more

  • I'll Never Forgive Them

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 21, 2009
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    I'LL NEVER FORGIVE THEM The story is told about a man who went to John Wesley and said, "I can never forgive that person. Never." John Wesley replied, "Then I hope you ...read more

  • Now You Know How To Treat Him

    Contributed by Noal Atkinson on Aug 3, 2009
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    NOW YOU KNOW HOW TO TREAT HIM A true story, a friend of mine 'John' was new at a company. He was told be careful with the new photocopier it gets hot and can melt overheads when you put them through the photocopier. So treat it carefully. On his third week there he stayed back late and ...read more

  • Sin: Pardon In Conscience First

    Contributed by Rickey Bennett on Aug 18, 2009
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    SIN: PARDON IN CONSCIENCE FIRST One of the older writers, one William Romaine wrote, "No sin can be crucified either in heart or life unless it be first pardoned in conscience; because there will be want of ...read more

  • Accepting Forgiveness Can Be Difficult

    Contributed by Greg Bond on Dec 28, 2009
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    ACCEPTING FORGIVENESS CAN BE DIFFICULT I’m sure that many of you, just looking at this title, already have emotions running through your mind. Maybe accepting forgiveness from God and acceptance into His fellowship, is something you have struggled with personally, or you know one person, or ...read more

  • Forgiveness And The Rhone

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 30, 2009
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    FORGIVENESS AND THE RHONE The RHONE RIVER begins its journey in the Switzerland Alps, some 5000 feet above sea level. It is one of the most important commercial waterways in France, stretching more than 500 miles in length. The river that glistens and sparkles through France, however, is much ...read more

  • In The Mid 1700's A Little Bit Before The Time ...

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Jan 25, 2010
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    In the mid 1700's a little bit before the time Kunta Kinte was said to have lived, a certain Englishman served under slavers and became a captain of a slave ship. One night in 1748 in a storm as the ship took on water, he felt the weight of his guilt chained to him. Faced with death, he came to ...read more

  • Lincoln's Planned Treatment Of Southerners After ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 10, 2010
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    Lincoln’s Planned Treatment of Southerners After the Civil War Likened to God’s Forgiveness of Our Sins Abraham Lincoln was interviewed by someone right before the end of the Civil War. The reporter said “What are you going to do to those rebellious southerners after the war is over? How are you ...read more

  • Forgiveness Works Like This, " No Matter How ...

    Contributed by Steve Gulbronson on May 25, 2010
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    Forgiveness works like this, " No matter how many steps we take away from Jesus, it only takes one step to get back, ...read more

  • Coming Home

    Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 4, 2010
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    COMING HOME Have you ever been coming back home on a trip that seemed to last forever? You say, oh if I were already home. Imagine someone in the depth of sin, desperately wanting to be out of its bondage, yet not even hoping that things could ever change. Dear sir, I am glad I can ...read more

  • Luther's Dream

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
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    LUTHER'S DREAM In a dream, Martin Luther found himself being attacked by Satan. The devil unrolled a long scroll containing a list of Luther's sins and held it before him. On reaching the end of the scroll Luther asked the devil, "Is that all?" "No," came the reply, and a second scroll was ...read more

  • Through His Blood

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
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    THROUGH HIS BLOOD In 1927, in West Africa, a blood specimen was taken from a native man named Asibi, who was sick with yellow fever. A vaccine was made from the original strain of virus obtained from this man. In fact, all the vaccine manufactured since 1927 by the Rockefeller Foundation and ...read more

  • The Mission: Tethered To Sin

    Contributed by William Hooper on May 3, 2011
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    THE MISSION: TETHERED TO SIN In the award winning film called "The Mission," Robert DeNiro plays a mercenary who has taken asylum in the local church after killing his brother in a fit of jealous rage. He eventually leaves the church and heads to a mission post located above the waterfalls in a ...read more