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

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
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    "There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and ...read more

  • Momma And The Toast  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Drake on Apr 14, 2008
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    Momma and the toast A Sunday School teacher asked her class if they knew the difference between kindness and loving kindness. One little girl said she knew the difference. She told the teacher that kindness is like when you ask your mother for some toast and she gives it to you, but loving ...read more

  • In The City Of Philadelphia There Was A Little ...

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Jun 26, 2008
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    In the city of Philadelphia there was a little third-class hotel. Into it one night there came two tired elderly people. They went up to the night clerk and the husband pleadingly said, “Mister, please don’t tell us you don’t have a room. My wife and I have been all over the city looking for a ...read more

  • While Still A Young Man, A Certain Christian ...

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Nov 24, 2008
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    While still a young man, a certain Christian formed the habit of praying beside his bed before he went to sleep. Later, when he joined the army, he kept up this practice, though he became an object of mockery and ridicule in the barracks. One night, as he knelt to pray after a long, weary march, ...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

  • 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, ...read more

  • In The Gospel In Hymns, Published In 1950, Is A ...

    Contributed by John Putty on Apr 14, 2011
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    In The Gospel in Hymns, published in 1950, is a story about Philip Brooks, author of “O Little Town of Bethlehem”: One April fools day, Brooks saw a boy on Boylston Street in Boston trying to reach a doorbell. Brooks walked up the steps and said, "Let me help you, my little ...read more

  • Ali Kissed 'em!

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 16, 2012
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    "ALI KISSED 'EM!" Former boxing writer Harold Conrad visited a women's prison with heavyweight fighter Muhammad Ali. "All the inmates lined up," wrote Conrad. "They were ooh-ing and aah-ing as he went along. There were some good-looking ones. But he kissed only the ugly ones." After they left ...read more

  • Words Of A Taxicab Driver  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 26, 2007
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    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

  • #8230;wickedness, When You Examine It, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 3, 2001
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    “…wickedness, when you examine it, turns out to be the pursuit of some good in the wrong way. You can be good for the mere sake of goodness: you cannot be bad for the mere sake of badness. You can do a kind action when you are not feeling kind and when it gives you no pleasure, simply because ...read more

  • Shortly After The First Edition Of The Miami ...

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Jun 26, 2008
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    Shortly after the first edition of the Miami Herald had gone to press on Sunday night, December 29, 1946, Timothy Sullivan answered the telephone on the city desk. “Please help me,” a woman’s voice pleaded. “My husband is bleeding to death.” Sullivan got the entire story. The man’s name was ...read more

  • Pastor John R Ramsey Once Wrote, "For Some Time I ...

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Aug 1, 2008
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    Pastor John R Ramsey once wrote, “For some time I have had a person provide me with a rose boutonniere to pin on the lapel of my suit every Sunday. Because I always got a flower on Sunday morning, I really did not think much of it. It was a nice gesture that I appreciated, but it became routine. ...read more

  • Homeless Man Is Seated On A Park Bench During The ...

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Aug 1, 2008
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    Homeless man is seated on a park bench during the noon hour. A business woman sits on the other end of the bench, begins to eat her sandwich, paying no attention to the man. Two children, boy and girl come along and sit down next to the man. They open their lunch bags and are about to eat when ...read more

  • Offer Patients ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2009
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    OFFER PATIENTS LOVE At his clinic in Topeka, Kansas, Dr. Karl Menninger instructed his entire staff that the most important thing they could offer any patient was love. He said, "If people can learn to give and receive love, they will usually recover from their ...read more

  • Sometimes The People We Know The Best Are The ...

    Contributed by Larry Moyer on Aug 5, 2009
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    Sometimes the people we know the best are the ones we treat the worst. One time a lifeguard was asked, "How do you teach a girl how to swim?" He said, "The first thing I would do is to take her to the edge of the pool and have her watch the water as it goes back and forth, back and forth, back and ...read more

  • Here’s A Story About A Woman Who Was ...

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on May 11, 2010
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    Here’s a story about a woman who was standing at a bus stop. She had just cashed her tax refund check, so she was carrying more money than usual. She glanced around and noticed a shabbily dressed man standing nearby. As she watched, she saw another man walk up to him, hand him some money, and ...read more

  • The Year Of The Yes  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
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    THE YEAR OF THE YES Playwright Maria Hedley had her fill of terrible dates. Most of the dates she went on she thought the guys would be great candidates but they were totally unsatisfying. She got sick of her own taste and decided that fate couldn’t mess up her love life anymore than she could, ...read more

  • Kindness: The Closing Of A Life

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 25, 2011
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    KINDNESS: THE CLOSING OF A LIFE 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 sometimes make me ...read more

  • Love God, Love ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 11, 2008
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    LOVE GOD, LOVE PEOPLE James Moore tells about a man named George. George was a peacemaker with a big heart and wonderful sense of humor. Everyone loved George at church, and he was respected at the hospital where he worked. The reason why so many people loved George was because he was always ...read more

  • Kind Deed Of Pows Saves ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral 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