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  • Ignoring The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2009

    IGNORING THE WARNINGS On Sep. 28, 1986 heavy rains flooded many low-lying areas of the Midwest. Two years before, there was a flood that many remember as the "Memorial Day Massacre" that claimed the lives of twenty people in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as small creeks and drainage ditches became killer more

  • Singles Ignored: Generally Churches Ignore ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 3, 2006

    Singles Ignored: Generally churches ignore singles or treat them as if they are strange. Given the fact that almost 50% of the U.S. adult population is single, churches need to recognize singles as normal. And churches need to minister to their diverse needs, including those who have more

  • Ignoring The Warnings  PRO

    Contributed by David Parks on Feb 24, 2005
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    Ignoring the Warnings. Several years ago, a close frind gave me a old hand bill. It was one of thousands that were supposed be dropped over Japan before the first Atomic bombs were droped. One side was a picture of bombers dropping thier deadly cargo. The other side was in Japanese and the third more

  • Do Not Be Ignorant

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 20, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Do Not Be Ignorant Paul opens Chapter 10 by telling the Corinthian Christians to not be ignorant to not be ag-no-eh-o which means the following: The Greek word for "ignorant" - ἀãíïέù, agnoeō, ag-no-eh'-o. Not to know (through lack of information or intelligence); by more

  • Ignorance Of One's ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 27, 2010
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    Ignorance of One’s Inheritance A Michigan factory worker, earning less than ten thousand dollars a year, was an unknowing heir to a half-million dollars. When located by an investigator some years after his benefactor’s death, the worker explained that he had neither returned home nor kept in more

  • Ignorance Of Scripture

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Jan 13, 2010
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    "Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of more

  • Ignoring The Warnings  PRO

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 28, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    IGNORING THE WARNINGS Listen to this description of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in northern Ukraine: "There were two electrical engineers in the control room that night, and the best thing that could be said for what they were doing is they were 'playing around' with the machine. more

  • Ignorance And Apathy

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jun 28, 2011

    IGNORANCE AND APATHY One fellow was talking to his next-door neighbor about a speaker he heard the night before. He told the neighbor, "That guy said something that has really stuck in my mind. He said that all of the worlds problems could be summed up in two words: ignorance and more

  • Prayer Is Ignored

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 30, 2012
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    PRAYER IS IGNORED In 2005 Barna Reports said this, "Prayer is one of three critical spiritual dimensions which most local churches essentially ignore. Prayer is said to be one of the more

  • Losers Weepers

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 18, 2009

    LOSERS WEEPERS A widow, shortly after her husband’s death, was going through his papers. She found a couple of old certificates, yellowed with age and crumbling into dust. They had been made out to her husband more than fifty years ago, and seemed to be some kind of promissory notes. Some sort more

  • Cargo Cults

    Contributed by Craig Sully on Apr 7, 2010

    CARGO CULTS First noticed in the late 19th century, the concept of the cargo cult came to prominence in the years immediately following WWII. As the Japanese and American armies began to island hop their way to victory and defeat across the Pacific, they literally took over these small more

  • Ushering In A Clean World

    Contributed by John Perry on Apr 10, 2010

    USHERING IN A CLEAN WORLD There was a man named Dave who was blind. For a period of time we were working with him, bringing him to church and helping him out. Dave began to come along regularly; more than anything I think he liked the fact that people in our church cared about him. One day some more

  • How To Miss The Treasure Of Pilgrim's Progress ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 7, 2010

    How to Miss the Treasure of Pilgrim’s Progress Through Ignorance Ravi Zacharias tells this story: Some years ago, I was visiting the town of Bedford in England. The reason most tourists go to Bedford is because it was the home of the famed 17th Century writer John Bunyan who penned his immortal more

  • There Was A Minister Out Taking A Walk On A ...

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010

    There was a minister out taking a walk on a beautiful street. He noticed a small boy attempting to ring the doorbell on the porch of a house. The boy was short and the doorbell was higher than usual. The boy could not quite reach it. The minister stepped up to the porch beside the boy and more

  • I Once Took A Graduate Level Class On The ...

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Jan 10, 2010

    I once took a graduate level class on the psychology of learning, and in that class we talked about the way people learn. And I remember one time we were talking about babies and how they perceive certain things. It was kind of amusing actually, but they did a study where they would sit a baby more

  • Driving The Wrong Way

    Contributed by Kerry O'neill on Mar 9, 2010
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    DRIVING THE WRONG WAY An older gentleman was driving home from work when his cell phone rang. His wife was on the line in a panic and said, "Honey, be careful driving. I just saw on the TV that some maniac is driving the wrong more

  • Continuing In Blindness

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 6, 2011

    CONTINUING IN BLINDNESS One of the greatest tragedies for people would be to live in darkness when they could live in the light. Rose Crawford had been blind for 50 years. Then she had an operation in an Ontario hospital. She said, "I just can't believe it," as the doctor lifted the bandages more

  • Preach The Right Message

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Oct 8, 2008
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    Preach the Right Message Take a look at the example of Pastor Carlton Pearson from Tulsa, Oklahoma. By all standards, he was a very successful preacher with a church of over 5,000 members. Well-known for being a powerful speaker, he reached many and continued to grow his church. However, more

  • Guten-Something...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Oct 22, 2008
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    Guten-Something... A book collector ran into an unbookish acquaintance who soon revealed that old books didn't mean anything to him. In fact, he observed he had just thrown away a big old Bible which had been packed away in the attic of his ancestral home for generations. He was describing it more

  • Higher Standard Of God

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Jul 6, 2009

    HIGHER STANDARD OF GOD Paul very much emphasized that we are responsible to others. Not responsible for them but to them. We are held to a high standard (at least we should be) by our own conscience, by others, and by God. Too often we make excuses such as not knowing that something was more