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  • Guard Your Heart

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 18, 2007
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    Edgar Guest said: I must be fit for a child to follow, scorning the places where loose men wallow; knowing how much he shall learn from me, I must be fair as I’d have him be. I must come home to him day by day, clean as the morning I went away. I must be fit for a child’s glad greeting; his ...read more

  • Internal ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
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    Internal Audit My wife Tina is an internal auditor for T. Marzetti. When she walks into a plant to do an audit she can tell a lot about that plant by what she sees. If she finds that the financials, employment records, inventory, and quality control aspects of the plant are good it is an ...read more

  • The True Reference Point  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Apr 13, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
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    THE TRUE REFERENCE POINT Nuclear submarines consist of some of the most amazing technology on the planet. These incredible military vessels can stay underwater for ninety days, but every ninety days the submarine must resurface to maintain proper alignment with the North Star. While ...read more

  • The Mind Is Like Silly Putty

    Contributed by Michael Walther on Oct 10, 2011
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    THE MIND IS LIKE SILLY PUTTY "The peace of God which passes understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus" (Philippians 4.7) Our minds are wonderful creations of God. But did you know they need to be guarded? When I was a boy I used to play with Silly Putty. You could do a ...read more

  • Jack Nicklaus And Repentance  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 14, 2011
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    JACK NICKLAUS AND REPENTANCE Jack Nicklaus is considered by most as the greatest golfer who has ever played the game. Once, when he was at the top of his game, he quit playing for 30 days to correct something with his game. He couldn’t correct it. He tried but to no success. Then he went back to ...read more

  • Your Brain Makes Up Only About 2% Of Your Body ...  PRO

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Mar 28, 2004
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    Your brain makes up only about 2% of your body weight, but it uses about 25% of the oxygen within your blood. Why does your brain require one fourth of your body’s need for oxygen? Because it is always active. In addition to controlling the function of your body, the brain cells and nerve fibers ...read more

  • John Piper's Reading Plan

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 14, 2011
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    JOHN PIPER'S READING PLAN John Piper is a well-known Christian author and pastor. He tells about a plan that he says has changed his life. Suppose you read about 250 words a minute, and you resolved to devote just 15 minutes a day to some serious theological reading to deepen your ...read more

  • Hostile Heart

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 8, 2012
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    HOSTILE HEART Beware the hostile heart. That's the warning of Dr. Redford Williams from Duke University's Behavioral Medicine Research Center. He has been saying for years that having a hostile personalities can kill us--most often by heart disease but also by injuries and accidents. Anger ...read more

  • Keep The Springs Pure  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 8, 2012
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    KEEP THE SPRINGS PURE The family’s water supply came from a spring just a few feet from the house. The pure, cold, sweet water bubbled up through a large pipe about the size of a barrel that had been sunk in the ground. One morning two huge frogs were found in the spring. No one wanted to drink ...read more

  • Return To The Right Path

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 8, 2012
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    RETURN TO THE RIGHT PATH In one section of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, Christian and Hopeful are walking the King's Highway to the Celestial City. The path, once smooth and easy, becomes rough and hard. Then they come to an attractive place called Bypath Meadow. They climb over a fence ...read more

  • Married But Not Engaged

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jan 6, 2010
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    MARRIED BUT NOT ENGAGED Years ago, Julie and I began to have difficulty in our marriage. I was spending all my time pastoring a small Church, and our relationship was being neglected. It suffered to the point where I needed to take time out of ministry, and we needed to do some repair work. That ...read more

  • Divorce Negatively Affects Children: Stats  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 22, 2009
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    DIVORCE NEGATIVELY AFFECTS CHILDREN: STATS Children get emotionally scarred and traumatized from divorce. Children and Divorce: A report on educating students from divorced and single-parent homes by the NEA Standing Committee on Instruction and Professional Development: The majority of ...read more