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

    Contributed by Sermon Central 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 Purpose Of The Sat

    Contributed by Donny Granberry on Jun 25, 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 12, 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

  • A Purpose For Sheep

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jun 13, 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 many more

  • The Purpose Of Preaching

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 24, 2021
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    Warren Wiersbe, "Preaching must be marked by three elements: conviction, warning, and appeal ("reprove, rebuke, exhort"). To quote an old rule of preachers, "He should afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted." If there is conviction but no remedy, we add to more

  • The Helmet's Purpose

    Contributed by David Tack on Nov 17, 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

  • Purpose In Life

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 11, 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

  • The Importance Of Purpose

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Mar 11, 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

  • The Purpose Of Marriage

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    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 is more

  • The Purpose Of The Light  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central 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

  • Pruning With A Purpose  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central 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 Life  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central 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 there more

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

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
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    Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide more

  • The Law Has A Purpose. In The Case Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Oct 25, 2000
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    The law has a purpose. In the case of Cain’s wife, there was no need for this law at the beginning. There are over 130,000 genes that we inherit from our parents (Explain genes to the ancient world). Genes are formed in pairs. At the moment of conception, we inherit one gene of each pair from each more

  • Remembering My Purpose  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 21, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    REMEMBERING MY PURPOSE The Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful and costly tombs ever built, but there is something fascinating about its beginnings. In 1629, when the favorite wife of Indian ruler Shah Jahan died, he ordered that a magnificent tomb be built as a memorial to her. The shah more

  • What Is The Purpose Of Baptism?

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Apr 2, 2007

    What is the purpose of baptism? Steve Atkerson states: “John the Baptist explicitly stated the purpose of his baptism when he said, "I baptize you with water for repentance" (Mt 3:11). Did John baptize them so that they could repent or because they already had repented? That is, was John’s baptism more

  • For Practical Purposes The Words Infallible And ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 9, 2006

    For practical purposes the words infallible and inerrant are interchangeable. When we apply them to the Bible, what we are saying is that only those who accept as from God all that Scripture proves to tell us, promise us, or require of us, can ever fully please him. Both words thus have religious more

  • To Begin To Think With Purpose, Is To Enter The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    "To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure more

  • The Purpose Of Christianity Is Not To Avoid ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    "The purpose of Christianity is not to avoid difficulty, but to produce a character adequate to meet it when it comes. It does not make life easy; more

  • The Very Purpose Of Existence Is To Reconcile ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
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    The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling more