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  • There Are Two Kinds Of Statistics, The Kind You ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,041 views

    "There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and ...read more

  • There Were Two Boys Who Grew Up Together. They ...

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jan 26, 2009
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    There were two boys who grew up together. They were close friends as children, but as they entered their teen years their paths began to diverge and they ended up in very different places. Ernie was always in trouble. He began by shoplifting small things from stores and worked his way up to ...read more

  • What The Name

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 4, 2010
     | 4,588 views

    What the Name "Hoover" means in Finland At the end of World War I, Herbert Hoover, later to become President of the United States, led the allied relief efforts in Europe. He kept hundreds of thousands from starving, and a new word entered the Finnish language. In Finland, to “HOOVER” means to be ...read more

  • Lincoln Writes A Letter

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Jul 24, 2011
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    LINCOLN WRITES A LETTER Despite his busy schedule during the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln often visited the hospitals to cheer the wounded. On one occasion he saw a young fellow who was near death. "Is there anything I can do for you?" asked the compassionate President. "Please write a letter to ...read more

  • Kind Deed Of Pows Saves ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 16, 2009
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    Kind Deed of POWs Saves Lives There is a World War II story that shows how the smallest deed can make all the difference. During the last months of the War, the British conducted daily bombing raids over Berlin. One night the bombers were attacked by a large group of German fighter planes. During ...read more

  • Free To Be Your Slave

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Sep 5, 2012
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    FREE TO BE YOUR SLAVE Elisabeth Elliot wrote a beautiful prayer, in "A Lamp for My Feet": "Lord, break the chains that hold me to myself; free me to be Your happy slave – that is, to be the happy foot washer of anyone today who needs his feet washed, his supper cooked, his faults overlooked, his ...read more

  • Several Years Ago I Was Walking To Work From The ...

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Dec 4, 2009
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    Several years ago I was walking to work from the train back in BC. I pretty much set my own schedule so it didn’t matter if I was a little late. I was walking across a quiet intersection where there were a few broken bottles, with the really jagged pieces that would shred a tire. A middle aged ...read more

  • Words Of A Taxicab Driver  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 26, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,080 views

    Listen to these words of a taxicab driver…: Because I drive the night shift, my cab often becomes a moving confessional. Passengers climb in, sit behind me in total anonymity, and tell me about their lives. I encounter people whose lives amaze me, some ennoble me, others make me laugh and ...read more

  • Kind Christians  PRO

    Contributed by James Westervelt on Nov 26, 2001
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,363 views

    Greek: chrestos = KIND Greek: christos = CHRIST In the first century, the believers were so KIND that many people did not know whether their ...read more

  • Prayer In Kind

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Oct 28, 2008
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    PRAYER IN KIND It was the Christmas season and a meeting was held in a small church for the announced purpose of praying for a local family that was having a tough time of it. The family was large and they didn't have enough food or enough money to keep the place properly heated. As the people ...read more

  • A Silent Kindness

    Contributed by Dr. Fred W. Penney on Feb 26, 2019
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    Sir Nicholas George Winton – “A Silent Kindness” Nicholas Winton’s parents were German Jews who had moved to London two years before his birth. The family name was Wertheim, but was changed to Winton, they also converted to Christianity, and had Nicholas baptised. Nicholas Winton became a banker ...read more

  • Kindness Costs  PRO

    Contributed by James Westervelt on Nov 26, 2001
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    KINDNESS COSTS It costs something to care. There is often suffering involved. "It is the kind physician who lances the boil, drains off the poison, cleanses the wound, and so restores the patient." SOURCE: W. Phillip ...read more

  • Lesson On Kindness

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on May 11, 2022
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    WHAT LESSONS ARE WE TEACHING ON KINDNESS? I love the story of a women’s softball game between CENTRAL OREGON and WESTERN OREGON. Central Oregon had the lead and Western Oregon had scored and made the game much closer. A freshman player girl from Western Oregon stepped to the plate. Her name ...read more

  • What Kind?

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Oct 3, 2022
     | 770 views

    WHAT KIND OF CHURCH WOULD MY CHURCH BE, IF EVERY MEMBER ...read more

  • Justice And Kindness

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    David Prior wrote, Justice and kindness are essential qualities of the nature of God Himself. They do not come down from heaven wrapped in parcels. They are ...read more

  • Fearfighter, A Kind Of Psychiatric Computer, Is ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2008
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    Fearfighter, a kind of psychiatric computer, is one of two programs endorsed by Britain’s health advisory watchdog for people with panic attacks, mild depression, or phobias. People uncomfortable with getting advice from a computer can still choose to see therapists, but the option of logging on ...read more

  • Kindness Trumps Riches

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 5, 2010
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    Kindness Trumps Riches Like many American Christians, Keith Taylor has benefited from the generosity of other people in different times and different ways. For example, while Keith was attending graduate school in Tennessee, his car broke down, and the subsequent repair bill caused him to be short ...read more

  • Two Kinds Of Giving

    Contributed by T D on Dec 27, 2010
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    TWO KINDS OF GIVING I have witnessed in my years of ministry people come to church and when they do not like a decision of the leadership or the minister, they decide to stop giving as a protest or decide to shift their giving to missions in order to inflict pain on the ministry of the church. ...read more

  • Best Kind Of Home

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 8, 2008
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    BEST KIND OF HOME D. A. Carson had this thought: "The worst kind of home to be brought up in is the one with many pretensions and low performance, the best kind of home to be brought up in is the one with few pretensions and high ...read more

  • The Wrong Kind Of Faith

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
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    Here’s an example of the wrong kind of faith. Are you familiar with the Broom Hilda comic strip? Anybody ever seen it? For an illustration of mindless faith I like the conversation that takes place between Irwin Troll and Gaylord Buzzard. Gaylord is reading the daily paper and observes, "First we ...read more