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  • Charlie Brown Is Seen At Bat. "Strike Three!" He ...  PRO

    Contributed by Archie Luper on Jul 7, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Charlie Brown is seen at bat. "STRIKE THREE!" He has struck out again and slumps down on the players’ bench. He say, "Rats! I’ll never be a big league player. I just don’t have it! All my life I’ve dreamed of playing in the big leagues, but I know I’ll never make it." Lucy turns to console him. more

  • This Year (2008), Over 600 Students At Florida ...

    Contributed by Jay Winters on Jun 29, 2008

    This year (2008), over 600 students at Florida State are going to be the first people in their families to go to college. Compared to their peers, these students have a somewhat more daunting task ahead of them. They will be more likely to drop out. They will be more likely to work outside of more

  • What Kind Of Legacy Will You Leave?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 21, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    WHAT KIND OF LEGACY WILL YOU LEAVE? Sir Nicholas Winton was a stockbroker in 1938 when Hitler’s troops began to march into Czechoslovakia. In his gut he knew that something evil was underfoot. He quit his job as a stockbroker and began to charter trains, raise money, and transport Jewish more

  • William Barclay Says It Like This. "To Believe In ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 28, 2008

    William Barclay says it like this. "To believe in Jesus means to accept everything that Jesus said as absolutely true, and to stake our lives upon that in perfect trust. When we do that we enter into two new relationships. We more

  • Fortune-Teller And The Frog

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 3, 2009

    Fortune-Teller and the Frog A fortune-teller gazes into crystal ball and says to a frog: "You are going to meet a beautiful young woman. From the moment she sets eyes on you, she will have an insatiable desire to know all about you. She will be compelled to get close to you - you'll fascinate more

  • Corri Ten Boom: "Never Be Afraid To Trust A ...

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Mar 15, 2009

    Corri Ten Boom: "Never be afraid to trust a future you don't know more

  • Better Than A Light

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Mar 15, 2009

    BETTER THAN A LIGHT It was Christmas Eve 1946, King George the Sixth, reined over Great Britain. They had been bombed; they were broke and barren of any hope of the future. That Christmas Eve night he got on the radio to make an address to his nation. These were that last known words he spoke more

  • The Unknown Is An Adventure

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Mar 15, 2009

    THE UNKNOWN IS AN ADVENTURE Stanley Jones writes, "Many live in dread of what is coming. Why should we? The unknown puts adventure into life; it gives us something to sharpen our souls on. The unexpected around the corner gives a sense of anticipation and surprise. If we saw all the good things more

  • Waiting On The Interest  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    WAITING ON THE INTEREST A girl had a nice little piggy bank. Her father wanted to teach her about saving, so he talked to her about putting her money into a savings account at their bank. He very carefully explained to her that when she put money into her account, the bank would pay her interest more

  • Do You Remember The Movie "Frequency"? And How ...

    Contributed by David Baeder on Jun 8, 2009

    Do you remember the movie "Frequency"? And how Johnny ("Chief") talks to his friend over a time-warped CB transmission to his lifelong friend Gordo, and tells him "Yahoo!" In the movie, Gordo buy stock in Yahoo and becomes quite rich. Six months after the movie came out, the more

  • Are We Supposed To Have Easy And Wonderful ...

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 22, 2009

    ARE WE SUPPOSED TO HAVE EASY and WONDERFUL LIVES? The following clip is from the Way of the Master: "If we still want to cling to the message that ‘God has a wonderful plan for your life,’ we had better hide Foxe’s Book of Martyrs from the eyes of non-Christians. Speaking of martyrdom, have more

  • The Hope Of 3:16  PRO

    Contributed by James Mercer on Dec 8, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    THE HOPE OF 3:16 I don’t know about you, but I will be glad to turn the calendar to a new decade in a few weeks. An ongoing war on two fronts, the Great Recession draining our family resources, the growing immorality of our country, tragic accidents and gruesome killers all over the news. The more

  • Spiritual Near-Sightedness  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 25, 2010
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    Spiritual Near-Sightedness One of my favorite riddles is this one Q: What did the near-sighted porcupine say when it backed into a cactus? A: Pardon me, honey! If you are near-sighted, you see objects that are near, but distant objects are blurry or unclear. To put is simply, you are more

  • Ask Me Later

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 6, 2010

    ASK ME LATER Clear-thinking people are often interesting people. One woman shares this story: When my 88-year-old mother was called for jury duty, she had to submit to questioning by the opposing lawyers. "Have you ever dealt with an attorney?" asked the plaintiff's lawyer. "Yes. I had an more

  • Looking Well Ahead

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jul 14, 2010

    LOOKING WELL AHEAD I once did this driving course called an anti-skid driving course. One of the really valuable learnings that I got out of it was that when you drive, you should drive with your eyes looking well ahead maybe a couple of hundred metres ahead, not on the car just in front of you, more

  • No To Knowing The Future

    Contributed by Sajeev Painunkal, Sj on Nov 17, 2010

    "NO" TO KNOWING THE FUTURE When I used to work in an urban parish in Calcutta in India, I used to see a man sitting outside my window, on the pavement, with a parrot in a cage. He was a fortune teller. Several people who pass by that way would stop at him to learn about what the future held more

  • The Frog Future

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 18, 2010

    THE FROG FUTURE A frog went to see a fortune-teller, Gazing into her crystal ball, she said to frog, "You are going to meet a beautiful young woman. From the moment she sets eyes on you she will have an insatiable desire to know all about you. She will be compelled to get close to you—you’ll more

  • Barna On New Year's Resolutions

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 19, 2011

    BARNA ON NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS When it comes to the types of resolutions people make, Americans not surprisingly focus on self-oriented changes. Among those planning to make resolutions, the top pledges for 2011 relate to weight, diet and health (30%); money, debt and finances (15%); personal more

  • Looking Forward To It

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 3, 2011

    LOOKING FORWARD TO IT A Peanuts cartoon: Lucy and Linus were sitting in front of the television set when Lucy said to Linus, "Go get me a glass of water." Linus looked surprised. "Why should I do anything for you? You never do anything for me." Lucy promised, "On your 75th birthday, more

  • No Faith In The Future, No Power For The Present

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 12, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    NO FAITH IN THE FUTURE, NO POWER FOR THE PRESENT Years ago, a small town in Maine was proposed for the site of a great hydroelectric plant. Since the dam would be built across the river, the entire town would be submerged. When the project was announced, the people were given many months to more