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  • Jewish Weddings And The Return Of Christ

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Nov 29, 2023
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    An understanding of the Rapture can be gained from understanding the Jewish Wedding Tradition. IN THE JEWISH WEDDING TRADITION, • As the young man becomes of age to marry, • He builds a room onto his father’s house, • So there will be a place • For him and his bride to live. WHEN THE YOUNG more

  • Christ's Return Is A Done ...

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 17, 2009

    Christ’s return is a done deal! In the May 1984 National Geographic color photos and drawings showed the swift and terrible destruction that wiped out the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in A.D. 79. The explosion of Mount Vesuvius was so sudden; the residents were killed while in their more

  • An Observation About Immanence

    Contributed by Jonathan Spurlock on Mar 12, 2020

    One of my favorite pastimes is playing some computer games, especially the ones where you make money—okay, run a business, simulation, or that kind of thing. In one of these you, as manager of a transportation company, have the opportunity to choose how best to serve the industries and communities more

  • Coming Soon !?

    Contributed by Jonathan Spurlock on Apr 13, 2020

    Many of us, I'm sure, remember hearing the words "Coming soon to a (fill in the blank) near you . . ."m intended to grab your attention. Well, sometimes that did indeed happen, as a lot of us want to find something new, maybe the latest and greatest thing to come our way. There are a more

  • We Need To Return To Returning Thanks  PRO

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Nov 20, 2006
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    We need to return to returning thanks. An old man showed up at the back door of the house some college students were renting. Opening the door a few inches, the students saw that the old man’s eyes were glassy and his furrowed face glistened with silver stubble. He clutched a wicker basket more

  • Return Good For ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    RETURN GOOD FOR EVIL Let me share with you the story of a lesser known man, Rev. John Perkins. He was a black minister in the South "lived through the worst nightmares of the civil rights movement." Perkins started a church, then a Bible Institute, a radio program, followed by a health clinic, a more

  • Return To The Cabin

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Sep 19, 2006

    Illustration: RETURN TO THE CABIN A flight attendant spent a week’s vacation in the Rockies. She was captivated by the mountain peaks, the clear blue skies, and the beautiful forest. She also was charmed by a very eligible bachelor who owned and operated a cattle ranch and lived in a log cabin. more

  • Returning Thanks

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Nov 20, 2006
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    Returning Thanks is a LEARNED Trait. We are not born grateful creatures. Take a baby for just a little while and you’ll probably hold in your arms what could be best described as a schizophrenic! One minute cooing, the next crying; one minute silent, the next screaming; one minute friendly more

  • The Bird's Return

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 22, 2010

    THE BIRD'S RETURN The great Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (Ro-ald Amun-son) was the first to discover the magnetic meridian of the North Pole and the first to discover the South Pole. On one of his trips, Amundsen (Amun-son), took a homing pigeon with him. When he had finally reached the top more

  • His Return

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Jul 14, 2007

    His Return He was a young book peddler. Back before the days of numerous public libraries, book stores, the Internet and various other places from where one could buy or borrow a book, the book peddlers made their living by “peddling books.” These men would begin their livelihood by acquiring more

  • The Dirt Returns

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 2, 2009

    THE DIRT RETURNS Julie Ackerman recalls asking, "How did everything get so dirty so fast?" I grumbled as I dusted the glass tabletop. "I had the whole house clean a month ago." "Cleaning is a way of life, not an event," my husband responded. I know he’s right, but I hate to admit it. I want to more

  • Great Outline On The Hope We Have In Christ's Return

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Dec 3, 2023
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    The Hope (literally, the "certainty") of Christ's Return and His Glorious Appearance is a… * living hope (1Pe 1:3) * blessed hope (Titus 2:13) * joyful hope (1Th 2:19) * comforting hope (1Th 4:13-18) * hope of more

  • Faithful To Return—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    FAITHFUL TO RETURN--Communion Meditation W. Paul Jones tells the story of women who shared this story from her childhood as a polio victim: “When my mother left me in Sunday School, I always asked to wear her locket. She thought I like the locket. That wasn’t it at all. I knew I wasn’t worth more

  • Christians' Point Of No Return

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Nov 3, 2006

    Christians’ Point of No Return If you were inside the cockpit of a departing airplane, just as it took off from the runway you would hear the copilot or captain call out, "V1." This phrase represents the "point of no return." As the airplane accelerates toward the end of the runway, the pilot must more

  • Return To Roots: Mainline Denominations Are ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 12, 2006

    Return To Roots: Mainline denominations are casting off generic texts and hymns and reasserting sectarian beliefs to stem declining memberships. Methodists, Presbyterians Lutherans and Episcopalians all too often don’t know their denomination’s historic distinctives. Frequently less than 25% of more

  • Faith's Supreme Longing Is For The Return Of ...

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Apr 9, 2006

    “Faith’s supreme longing is for the return of the glory that has departed from the sanctuary… If we today could rediscover the virtue in that Name, the victory in that Name, the violence in that Name, we more

  • Radiate Friendship And It Will Be Returned ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    Radiate friendship and it will be more

  • Why Enoch Never Returned

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 13, 2011
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    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, more

  • Return To The Right Path

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 7, 2012

    RETURN TO THE RIGHT PATH In one section of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, Christian and Hopeful are walking the King's Highway to the Celestial City. The path, once smooth and easy, becomes rough and hard. Then they come to an attractive place called Bypath Meadow. They climb over a fence into more

  • Woman Returns Stolen Money

    Contributed by Matt Neace on Aug 6, 2018

    An Arkansas woman's stolen cash was turned over to police with a letter of apology from the thief who took it from her wallet. Susan McNabb said she left her wallet, and the $160 cash it contained, behind at the Walmart store in Clinton, and when she returned a short time later, the wallet was more