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  • Missed Opportunity

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Nov 14, 2010
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    MISSED OPPORTUNITY In 1269 Kublai Khan sent a request from Peking to Rome for "a hundred wise men of the Christian religion...And so I shall be baptized, and when I shall be baptized all my baron and great men will be baptized, and their subjects baptized, and so there will be more Christians ...read more

  • The Missed Opportunity In Mongolian ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 4, 2009

    The Missed Opportunity in Mongolian History A 13-year-old Mongolian inherited land from his father. Through great strategy and awesome fighting ability, he formed fighting bands that conquered village after village. Eventually he became known as Genghis Khan and ruled over 2 million people. His ...read more

  • Christmas Present Unrealized

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 25, 2019

    This is a true story. Freddie and John were fortunate enough to have a season ticket to watch Chelsea soccer in the UK. They could not help noticing that there was always a spare seat next (B14) to them and they had a friend who would love to buy a season ticket, especially if all three could have ...read more

  • Swindoll's Observation: Moses  PRO

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Apr 4, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    Swindoll’s observation, MOSES p. 107) I believe there are many who have not responded to God’s call on their lives--many who may miss opportunities to flame brightly for Him, like a radiant city shining on a hilltop. I speak to so many who are waiting for some kind of curious sign in the heavens, ...read more

  • I Pulled Into The Zeller's Parking Lot On ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jan 28, 2008

    I pulled into the Zeller’s parking lot on Thursday. A young man was changing a tire. I went along to ask if things were okay (after all, I can’t prepare for today and not demonstrate the heart of being a Good Samaritan). He told me he was simply removing the ‘dummy’ tire and replacing it with the ...read more

  • Paul And The Philippians Remembered And ...  PRO

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Dec 1, 2003
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    Paul and the Philippians remembered and supported one another in prayer. A joyful, loving, and caring church is one which keeps each other in prayer. Oftentimes, we fail to be a joyful, loving, caring Christian community because we fail to remember and support each other in prayer. There are many ...read more

  • Sin Keyed Out By Jesus

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 16, 2009

    SIN KEYED OUT BY JESUS What is this idea of "covering" or "hiding" sin? It means that there are circumstances where God will refuse to see our sin. I like to picture that as being like the technique used in video and film. It’s called the chromakey technique and requires filming in front of a ...read more

  • How The Words Of Psalm 23 Echoed In Their Hearts! ...

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Sep 20, 2009

    How the words of Psalm 23 echoed in their hearts! "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death" (Psalm 23:4 KJV). How dark that valley seemed as their tear-blurred eyes stared at the two caskets! It had been summer vacation. A family camping trip. The two girls laughing ...read more

  • Focusing On Danger Yields A Missed ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2009
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    Focusing on Danger Yields A Missed Opportunity August 12, 1944 - the allies nearly surrounded the German 7th and 5th Panser armies during operation Cobra. General Omar Bradley described the situation stating, “This is an opportunity that comes to a commander not more than once in a century. We’re ...read more