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  • One Of My Students Inadvertantly, And Tragically, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 22, 2003
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,116 views

    One of my students inadvertantly, and tragically, gave me a sudden insight into Job. When Shannon drove through a stop sign she didn’t see and was killed, I was asked to offer some words at her funeral. I asked my students to write on a piece of paper things that Shannon had said or done that ...read more

  • About Esau...

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jul 22, 2005
     | 744 views

    ABOUT ESAU... Bible commentator Henry Morris points out that hunting was unnecessary because with a large flock of sheep, there was plenty to eat. This may mean that Esau was always away hunting as opposed to being at home helping with ...read more

  • I Want To Start Of Today By Asking Some Thought ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
     | 944 views

    I want to start of today by asking some thought provoking questions. Why is it that doctors call what they do “A practice”? Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker? Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour? Why do they call apartments, apartments when ...read more

  • Language Is A Great Gift From God That Sets Us ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
     | 1,042 views

    Language is a great gift from God that sets us apart from every other creature. But sometimes our words are misunderstood or mistranslated; for example, I found some commercial slogans that had been translation into other languages of course they didn’t translate the same: Kentucky Fried Chicken, ...read more

  • During The Course Of His Sermon, A Preacher ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,092 views

    During the course of his sermon, a preacher wanted to emphasize the brevity of life. He took a long pause, then said, “Every member of this church is going to die.” But, to his surprise, a man in the back row responded to this statement with a big smile. Repeat twice, louder…After the sermon he ...read more

  • Our Words Can Crush A Person's Spirit, And They ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,054 views

    Our words can crush a person’s spirit, and they can leave people feeling hurt and hopeless. For example, a middle-aged man had been fighting depression for most of his adult life. Several psychiatrists had agreed that the root problem was chemical and needed to be treated with anti-depressant ...read more

  • A Friend Of Mine Told Me About A Time He Was A ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
     | 1,192 views

    A friend of mine told me about a time he was a youth counselor at church camp. During the week they had various types of activities. They had bible classes, and prayer groups, and hiking, and worship services, and of course some type of sporting competition every day. All the kids were having a ...read more

  • When Charles Goodyear Was Just Twenty-Six Years ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,012 views

    When Charles Goodyear was just twenty-six years old, he had made his first fortune. He had set up the first hardware store in America that sold only domestically manufactured farm implements. Everything was going in his direction. Then suddenly, things changed. Several of his suppliers closed their ...read more

  • Why Enoch Never Returned

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 14, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 879 views

    WHY ENOCH NEVER RETURNED A little child gave a most exquisite explanation of walking with God. She went home from Sunday School, and the mother said, "Tell me what you learned at school." And she said: "Don't you know, Mother, one day they went for an extra long walk, and they walked on and on, ...read more

  • Joseph's Deliverance Showed God's Protection. (V. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
     | 546 views

    Joseph’s deliverance showed God’s Protection. (V. 28a) God spared Joseph’s life, and through these adverse circumstances, that are recorded in our text, God is overseeing his safety. This is the sovereign purpose of God at work. The Midianites and the Ishmeelites only saw Joseph as a business ...read more

  • Joseph Was Despised Because Of His Birth. (Cf. V. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    Joseph was despised because of his Birth. (cf. V. 3) He was born a favored son when he was born to Rachel. It also was not Joseph’s fault that he was being despised because of who he was born to, and also when he was born. PRACTICAL APPLICATION: We are only born once, physically and all have ...read more

  • The Dreamer Was A Favorite Son. (Vv. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    The dreamer was a Favorite son. (Vv. 3-7) The Bible tells us that Joseph was loved more than all his children because he was the son of his old age. When Joseph’s brethren saw that he was loved more than they were, they hated him and could not speak peaceably unto him. The coat of many colors ...read more

  • Reward For Doing Right: Joseph Told Israel Of His ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    Reward for Doing Right: Joseph told Israel of his brother’s evil doings. He was faithful to reveal rather than conceal the matter. Certainly it took a great deal of courage to do what he did. The exercising of that courage showed forth faithfulness. He also was faithful to his job requirements. ...read more

  • How Can We Be A Friend To The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    How Can We Be A Friend To The Suffering? 1. We can be there for them. 2. We can feel their pain. 3. We can encourage them. 4. We can listen more than we talk. 5. We can be honest: I don’t know… don’t try to explain everything. 6. We can look beyond their faults and look to their needs. 7. We ...read more

  • Charles Swindoll Lists What He Calls The "Four ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2008
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    Charles Swindoll lists what he calls the "four spiritual flaws": Flaw #1: Because you are a Christian, all your problems are solved. (Please do tell non-Christian this.) Flaw # 2: All the problems you will ever have are addressed in the Bible. (When your computer crashes, please don’t go to the ...read more

  • A Young Banker Was Driving His Bmw, In The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 27, 2008
     | 440 views

    A young banker was driving his BMW, in the mountains, during a snowstorm. As he rounded a turn the vehicle slid out of control and toward a cliff. At the last moment he unbuckled his seatbelt and jumped from the car. Though he escaped with his life, his left arm was caught near the hinge of the ...read more

  • Joseph’s Deliverance Showed God’s Protection. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
     | 510 views

    Joseph’s deliverance showed God’s Protection. (V. 28a) God spared Joseph’s life, and through these adverse circumstances, that are recorded in our text, God is overseeing his safety. This is the sovereign purpose of God at work. The Midianites and the Ishmeelites only saw Joseph as a ...read more

  • Joseph Was Despised Because Of His ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
     | 528 views

    Joseph was despised because of his Behavior. (Vv. 8-11) Joseph was despised not for doing evil but for doing good. Joseph typifies the Lord in many ways. Sidlow Baxter observes that he was the beloved son, that he was the rejected servant, and also the exalted Savior. The way that he was ...read more

  • The Dreamer Was A Favorite Son. (Vv. ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
     | 419 views

    The dreamer was a Favorite son. (Vv. 3-7) The Bible tells us that Joseph was loved more than all his children because he was the son of his old age. When Joseph’s brethren saw that he was loved more than they were, they hated him and could not speak peaceably unto him. The coat of many colors ...read more

  • Reward For Doing Right: Joseph Told Israel Of His ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
     | 383 views

    Reward for Doing Right: Joseph told Israel of his brother’s evil doings. He was faithful to reveal rather than conceal the matter. Certainly it took a great deal of courage to do what he did. The exercising of that courage showed forth faithfulness. He also was faithful to his job requirements. ...read more