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  • Influence

    Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Oct 5, 2007
     | 629 views

    Illustration: Influence One of the strange sights on the Dutch Windward Islands in the Caribbean is the Divi-Divi tree. Because the winds blow almost constantly from the east, all of the branches grow on one side of the tree. You can look at a Divi-Divi tree and always know which is east and ...read more

  • Influence

    Contributed by Ryan Davis on Sep 26, 2005
     | 670 views

    INFLUENCE There are little eyes upon you. And they’re watching night and day; There are little ears that quickly Take in every word you say; There are little hands all eager To do anything you do; And a little boy who’s dreaming Of the day he’ll be like you. You’re the little fellow’s ...read more

  • Influence  PRO

    Contributed by David Insell on Jul 23, 2003
    based on 2 ratings
     | 665 views

    Influence is the exhalation of ...read more

  • Religious Influence

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 932 views

    RELIGIOUS INFLUENCE 27% of Americans would like to see organized religion have more influence on the U.S. 32% want less and nearly 40% want it to stay the same. In '01, 30% wanted ...read more

  • Bible Influence?

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Jul 8, 2009
     | 828 views

    BIBLE INFLUENCE? Emperor Menelik II was an African ruler who defeated the Italian army at Adwa in 1896 and established the nation of Ethiopia. He believed that the Bible had the power to cure illness, and he would eat a few pages of it anytime he got sick. He suffered a stroke in 1913, after ...read more

  • A Mother's Influence

    Contributed by Scott Malone on Apr 5, 2005
     | 1,026 views

    A Mother’s Influence I took a piece of plastic clay And idly fashioned it one day; And as my fingers pressed it still It moved and yielded at my will. I came again when days were past, The form I gave it still it bore, And as my fingers pressed it still, I could change that form no more. I ...read more

  • Christian Influencers  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 859 views

    Christian Influencers Rank Greatest Influence On The Church (Barna) Ranked by U.S. Pastors Most Influential Christians In America (The Church Report) 1 Billy Graham (34%) George W. Bush 2 Rick Warren (26% Mel Gibson 3 George Bush (14%) Billy Graham 4 James Dobson (11%) Rick Warren 5 Bill ...read more

  • Sphere Of Influence

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Feb 15, 2010
     | 972 views

    SPHERE OF INFLUENCE There's another interesting definition I want to look at -- it relates to astrodynamics A sphere of influence (SOI) in astrodynamics and astronomy is the spherical region around a celestial body where the primary gravitational influence on an orbiting object is that ...read more

  • Better Influence

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 19, 2011
     | 1,078 views

    BETTER INFLUENCE A Peanuts cartoon showed Peppermint Patty talking to Charlie Brown in which she said, "Guess what, Chuck? The first day of school, and I got sent to the principal’s office. It was your fault, Chuck." Charlie Brown responds, "My fault? How could it be my fault? Why do you say ...read more

  • A Mother's Influence

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 11, 2011
     | 576 views

    A MOTHER'S INFLUENCE "My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her." George Washington "All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." - ...read more

  • The Influence Of Mothers

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,172 views

    THE INFLUENCE OF MOTHERS Don DeWelt was one of my college professors at Ozark Christian College. Don preached a sermon entitled, "The only commandment the virgin Mary ever gave." What was that commandment? DO WHATEVER HE TELLS YOU. God bless all mothers who have said to her children, "Do ...read more

  • Under The Influence

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Apr 13, 2012
     | 920 views

    UNDER THE INFLUENCE David Kupelian's book The Marketing of Evil, published in 2005, is an eye-opening study of what we face today. I wish every parent would read it. Does anyone here remember what happened to Robert Bauman in 1980? He was elected in 1973 as representative of the First ...read more

  • Overwhelming Influence  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 24, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 688 views

    OVERWHELMING INFLUENCE Historian Philip Schaff described the overwhelming influence which Jesus had on subsequent history and culture of the world: “This Jesus of Nazareth, without money and arms, conquered more millions than Alexander, Caesar, Mohammed, and Napoleon; without science…he shed ...read more

  • Influence The World  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 5, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,114 views

    INFLUENCE THE WORLD Whenever I held my newborn babe in my arms, I used to think what I did and what I said to him would have an influence, not only on him, but on everyone he meets, not for a day, or a year, but for all time and for eternity. What a challenge, what a joy! SOURCE: Rose ...read more

  • The Biggest Influence  PRO

    Contributed by Christopher Hill on Jan 1, 2004
    based on 10 ratings
     | 855 views

    THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE The CBS news program 48 Hours recently did an investigation into the children of some famous people and how they were influenced by what they saw from their parents while growing up. Laila Ali grew up in a boxing family and revered her father, the world-famous boxing ...read more

  • When You Influence A Child, You Influence A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 812 views

    "When you influence a child, you influence a life. When you influence a father, you influence a family. When you influence a pastor, you influence a church. When you influence a leader, you influence all who look to him or her for leadership. You have numerous opportunities to influence, and make a ...read more

  • A Father's Influence To The World

    Contributed by Dr. Thomas Norton on Jul 17, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 582 views

    A father’s influence to the world Many years ago a small Jewish boy asked his father, "Why must we surrender our Jewish faith and start to attend Lutheran services here in Germany’ The father replied, "Son, we must abandon our faith so that people will accept us and support our business ...read more

  • The Christian Church Is Struggling To Influence ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 10, 2006
     | 555 views

    "The Christian Church Is Struggling to influence the nation’s culture because believers think of themselves as individuals1st, Americans 2nd, , and Christians 3rd. Until that prioritization is rearranged, the Church will continue to lose ...read more

  • The Christian Church Is Struggling To Influence ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 16, 2006
     | 745 views

    "The Christian Church Is Struggling to influence the nation’s culture because believers think of themselves as individuals1st, Americans 2nd, , and Christians 3rd. Until that prioritization is rearranged, the Church will continue to lose ...read more

  • The Function Of Prayer Is Not To Influence God, ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2006
     | 466 views

    “The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who ...read more