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  • Ownership Of The Gift  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 27, 2012
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,231 views

    OWNERSHIP OF THE GIFT A humanitarian group in Africa, noticing the filthy water, sewage, and disease, built clean water and sewage system for a village. Months later, they visited the village, but it was back to square one with filthy water, sewage and disease. [from Pickthebrain.com] The ...read more

  • The Instinct Of Ownership Is Fundamental In Mans ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
     | 1,029 views

    The instinct of ownership is fundamental ...read more

  • 9/11: A Sense Of Ownership

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2011
     | 1,433 views

    9/11: A SENSE OF OWNERSHIP David Frum, one of President George W. Bush’s speechwriters, wrote in his book The Right Man that when he drove home on the evening of September 11, 2001 after the tragic attack on our nation by Muslim terrorists that something grew within him. He wrote that a sudden ...read more

  • In God's Economy, Ownership Is Very Different. ...

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Jul 27, 2007
     | 827 views

    “In God’s economy, ownership is very different. The Bible tells us that we are here for but a moment, that our lives are a puff of smoke. I have never seen a hearse pulling a U-Haul. Mother Theresa is merciless on this theme. She said that “if you have two jackets, one belongs to the poor.” This ...read more

  • Home Ownership Nearly 70% Of Americans Own Their ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 14, 2007
     | 489 views

    Home Ownership Nearly 70% of Americans own their homes, a record high, but the rate of homeownership for working families with children is lower than in ’78. The surprising trend is being driven by: soaring housing costs that have overshot wage increases, higher health care bills, and a ...read more

  • Home Ownership Nearly 70% Of Americans Own Their ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 20, 2007
     | 715 views

    Home Ownership Nearly 70% of Americans own their homes, a record high, but the rate of homeownership for working families with children is lower than in ’78. The surprising trend is being driven by: soaring housing costs that have overshot wage increases, higher health care bills, and a ...read more

  • The Late Bishop Edwin Hughes Once Delivered A ...

    Contributed by Carl Kolb on Oct 24, 2009
     | 1,164 views

    The late Bishop Edwin Hughes once delivered a rousing sermon on "God’s Ownership" that put a rich parishioner’s nose out-of-joint. The wealthy man took the Bishop off for lunch, and then walked him through his elaborate gardens, woodlands, and farm. "Now are you going to tell me," he demanded when ...read more

  • Marked As A Possession  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 10, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,693 views

    MARKED AS A POSSESSION Phillip Keller writes, "The day I bought my first 30 sheep, my neighbor and I sat on the dusty corral rails that enclosed the sheep pen and admired the choice, strong, well bred sheep that had just become mine. Turning to me, he handed me a large, sharp killing knife and ...read more

  • The Ten Comandments  PRO

    Contributed by Jerlette Mickie on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
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    THE TEN COMANDMENTS FOR MEN Be a prayer warrior Impact your family before you attempt to impact the world Do something good in your community Impress your children not your buddies Be a God Chaser Take ownership of your mistakes Make ...read more

  • Bought To Be Freed

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Jul 27, 2008
     | 1,030 views

    BOUGHT TO BE FREED A young girl was being sold at auction one day. She was a beautiful girl, tall and slender. The bidding was keen, and quickly mounted higher and higher until at last only two men were left bidding for her ownership: the one a low, uncouth foul-mouthed fellow who raised his ...read more

  • Bought To Be ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 2, 2008
     | 1,264 views

    BOUGHT TO BE FREED A young girl was being sold at auction one day. She was a beautiful girl, tall and slender. The bidding was keen, and quickly mounted higher and higher until at last only two men were left bidding for her ownership: the one a low, uncouth foul-mouthed fellow who raised his bid ...read more

  • In Dwight Pentecost's Commentary On The Book Of ...

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Jan 1, 2008
    based on 1 rating
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    In Dwight Pentecost’s commentary on the book of Philippians he refers to an occurrence of a church split in Dallas Texas. The church split was so bad that it involved a legal suit of one side of the church against the other over who rightfully had the right of ownership of the church property. The ...read more

  • Rich Landowner Learns That God Owns ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2009
     | 1,363 views

    Rich Landowner Learns that God Owns Everything The late Bishop Edwin Hughes once delivered a rousing sermon on "God’s Ownership" that put a rich parishioner’s nose out-of-joint. The wealthy man took the Bishop off for lunch, and then walked him through his elaborate gardens, woodlands, and farm. ...read more

  • Female ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 13, 2009
     | 311 views

    FEMALE CONSUMERS American women control more than half of commercial and consumer consumption that comprises America’s GDP. Business guru and author Tom Peters says it is "larger than the entire Japanese economy," or in excess of $5 trillion. Also women now comprise the majority of college ...read more

  • Some Years Back, The Company With The Brown ...

    Contributed by John Herrmann on Nov 14, 2008
     | 642 views

    Some years back, the company with the brown trucks and brown uniforms - UPS, went public on the stock market for the first time in its 92 year history. The Chairman and CEO then, Jim Kelly said, “We’ve discussed the benefits of private ownership for a long time, but this is something we had to do ...read more

  • A Certain Man Wanted To Sell His House. Another ...

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 20, 2004
     | 808 views

    A certain man wanted to sell his house. Another man wanted very badly to buy it, but because he was poor, he couldn’t afford the full price. After much bargaining, the owner agreed to sell the house for half the original price with just one stipulation: He would retain ownership of one small nail ...read more

  • Branded  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 14, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,033 views

    BRANDED Phillip Keller wrote in his book “A Shepherd Looks at the 23rd Psalm,” about buying his first thirty sheep. He wrote: “Each shepherd has his own distinctive earmark which he cuts into one of the ears of his sheep. In this way, even at a distance, it is easy to determine to whom the ...read more

  • A Certain Man Wanted To Sell His House In Haiti ...  PRO

    Contributed by D B on Jan 9, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 695 views

    A certain man wanted to sell his house in Haiti for $2,000. Another man wanted to buy it, but because he was poor, he couldn’t afford the full price. After much bargaining, the owner agreed to sell the house for half the original price with just one stipulation: he would retain ownership of one ...read more

  • Black Owned Businesses Are Among The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 20, 2007
     | 673 views

    Black Owned Businesses are among the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. economy, says the Census Bureau. The number of black-owned businesses grew by 45% from ‘97 to ‘02, more than 4 times the overall rate. Blacks now own 5% of all non-farm U.S. businesses. Revenues increased 25%, to about $89 ...read more

  • Top 10 Family Issues 1. Anti-Christian Culture: ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 821 views

    Top 10 Family Issues 1. Anti-Christian Culture: Stripping away of Christian heritage and traditional values. 2. Divorce: Ongoing wave of broken marriages and families—inside and outside the church. 3. Busyness: Participation in numerous activities crowding out quality family fellowship. 4. Lack of ...read more