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  • I Am Here For A Purpose And That Purpose Is To ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
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    "I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of more

  • The Importance Of Purpose

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Mar 12, 2009

    THE IMPORTANCE OF PURPOSE The University of Success...a discussion of the universal qualities of successful people. I was struck with the statement that "all successful people have a clear purpose in life." They have a compelling reason to get out of bed in the morning, and that driving purpose more

  • Purpose In Life

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
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    PURPOSE IN LIFE Many years before Abraham Lincoln was elected president, he was a store-keeper in Salem, Illinois. Abe had a rifle displayed in his store that was one of the most beautiful rifles ever made. The barrel was made from the finest steel, the stock from the best walnut wood; and a more

  • A Purpose For Sheep

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jun 14, 2011

    A PURPOSE FOR SHEEP Sad to say, millions of people wander through life with no earthly idea what they’re here for. One of the abiding fascinations of my wife here in Germany are sheep. About once a year, a shepherd brings a flock of sheep near our village, and my wife goes out and makes as more

  • The Purpose Of Marriage

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 6, 2011
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    THE PURPOSE OF MARRIAGE God is the Helper of His people! Does that mean He is inferior to them? Does that mean He is second-rate? No way! He is the Sovereign Creator of the Universe. He is in no way inferior to His creation. So it is with women. Even though God made her to help her man, she more

  • The Helmet's Purpose

    Contributed by David Tack on Nov 18, 2011

    THE HELMET'S PURPOSE The Purpose of a soldier’s helmet is designed specifically to protect the head during battle. The hope (expectation) of our completed salvation is to our minds what a helmet was to a Roman combat soldier. It protects our minds, which is where one of our greatest more

  • The Purpose Of Life  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 28, 2012
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    THE PURPOSE OF LIFE There's a guy named Hugh Morehead who 45 years ago began a hobby of writing to famous philosophers and scientists and authors and asking them, "What is the purpose of life?" The responses he got back were depressing at best. Isaac Asimov wrote back, "As far as I can see more

  • The Purpose Of The Sat

    Contributed by Donny Granberry on Jun 26, 2007

    *ILLUSTRATION* Before going to college, a student must first take an SAT. The purpose of the SAT is to assure they are proficient enough, or competent to take the classes at the level necessary to succeed. Holy Spirit power gives us Christ’s more

  • The Purpose Of The Law

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Oct 13, 2007
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    The Purpose of the Law Evangelist Fred Brown used three images to describe the purpose of the law. First he likened it to a dentist’s little mirror, which he sticks into the patient’s mouth. With the mirror he can detect any cavities. But he doesn’t drill with it or use it to pull teeth. It can more

  • Pruning With A Purpose  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 18, 2004
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    PRUNING WITH A PURPOSE I have a lilac tree in my back yard – beautiful white flowers. Well I decided it needed a little bit of pruning, so I got out some cutters and – well, the truth is I hacked it up. I didn’t really know what I was doing, but it had overgrown my clothes-line and needed to be more

  • The Purpose Of The Light  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 19, 2005
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    THE PURPOSE OF THE LIGHT "There is an old story about a lighthouse keeper who worked on a rocky stretch of coastline. Once a month he would receive a new supply of oil to keep the light burning so that ships could safely sail near the rocky coast. One night, though, a woman from a nearby village more

  • Thoughts Lead On To Purposes; Purposes Go Forth ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
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    Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide more

  • Ralph's Ultimate Purpose

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 9, 2009

    RALPH’S ULTIMATE PURPOSE John Matters and I visited Ralph Drennan Thursday. You know, since he came back from WWII, Ralph has run a business of re-binding books. He’s in his 90’s now, so Ralph has cut his hours back a little. He still gets work sent to him from all across the US, because there more

  • Purpose In Your Heart

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 9, 2009
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    PURPOSE IN YOUR HEART Wilma was born prematurely. This produced complications that resulted in her contracting double pneumonia (twice) and scarlet fever. But the worst was a bout with polio which left her with a crooked left leg and a foot twisted inward. Metal leg braces, stares from more

  • Object Lesson: The Purpose Of A Teapot

    Contributed by David Rumley on Apr 16, 2009

    OBJECT LESSON: THE PURPOSE OF A TEAPOT Does a teapot serve a purpose until it has something to pour out? So too are we meant to be full – ready to pour out what we have been filled with. This is the Body of Christ - meant to become full of Christ so that we might be poured out on those in need. more

  • The Purpose Of Good Lighting

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 1, 2009

    THE PURPOSE OF GOOD LIGHTING To convince the people of Philadelphia of the advantage of street lighting, Benjamin Franklin decided to show his neighbors be placing one in front of his house. He purchased an attractive lantern, polished the glass, and placed it on an extended pole in front of his more

  • Looking For Purpose In Life? Then Serve ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 22, 2009

    Looking For Purpose in Life? Then Serve Others We need to ask ourselves on a daily basis the following questions: "What are we going to do to be a better Christian? What are we going to do to make our homes happier? What are we going to do to make our church better? What we are going to do to help more

  • The Purpose Of The Holy Spirit  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 16, 2009
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    THE PURPOSE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT N T Wright, the famous New Testament scholar talks about the task of Christians in the world. He says, "Many say, 'Oh yes, the Holy Spirit came in his place to live in us.' Yes, but for what purpose? The Holy Spirit came to empower us to be God's life in the world. more

  • The Church's Identity And Purpose

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 15, 2009
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    THE CHURCH'S IDENTITY AND PURPOSE In his book, The Family of God, Batsell Barrett Baxter says the following: "There are some who think of the church as an organization like other organizations. It is true that the church is an organization, but it is not primarily an organization. Rather, it more

  • History And Purpose Of Memorial ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 29, 2010

    History and Purpose of Memorial Day We set aside time in America each year to remember some of the important dates of our history. Tomorrow is one of those days: Memorial Day. On May 30, 1868, our country observed the first day memorializing those who had fallen in battle during the Civil War. It more