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  • We Need To Return To Returning Thanks  PRO

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Nov 21, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 721 views

    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 ...read more

  • Returning Thanks

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Nov 21, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,081 views

    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 ...read more

  • Return To The Cabin

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Sep 20, 2006
     | 531 views

    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. ...read more

  • His Return

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Jul 15, 2007
     | 758 views

    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 ...read more

  • Return Good For ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 760 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Dirt Returns

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 3, 2009
     | 545 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Bird's Return

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010
     | 834 views

    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 ...read more

  • Christians' Point Of No Return

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Nov 3, 2006
     | 432 views

    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 ...read more

  • Faithful To Return—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,789 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Big Return On Faithfulness  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,449 views

    THE BIG RETURN ON FAITHFULNESS It was a stormy night in Birmingham, England, and Hudson Taylor was to speak at a meeting at the Severn Street schoolroom. His hostess assured him that nobody would attend on such a stormy night, but Taylor insisted on going. "I must go even if there is no one but ...read more

  • There Is A Legend Which Recounts The Return Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,379 views

    There is a legend which recounts the return of Jesus to glory after His time on earth. Even in heaven He bore the marks of His earthly pilgrimage with its cruel cross and shameful death. The angel Gabriel approached Him and said, "Master, you must have suffered terribly for men down there." "I ...read more

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

    Contributed by on Apr 10, 2006
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    “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 ...read more

  • Return To Roots: Mainline Denominations Are ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 13, 2006
     | 886 views

    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 ...read more

  • Radiate Friendship And It Will Be Returned ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
     | 458 views

    Radiate friendship and it will be ...read more

  • Christ's Return Is A Done ...

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 17, 2009
     | 503 views

    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 ...read more

  • Adoniram Judson Returns To The Lord

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 13, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,092 views

    ADONIRAM JUDSON RETURNS TO THE LORD Adoniram Judson graduated at the top of his class in college, then he headed to New York City to seek fame and fortune as an actor and/or writer. He had left the God of his father, thinking he was beyond such "primitive notions." But such a life was empty ...read more

  • Why Enoch Never Returned

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 14, 2011
    based on 1 rating
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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, ...read more

  • Return To The Right Path

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 8, 2012
     | 1,168 views

    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 ...read more

  • Woman Returns Stolen Money

    Contributed by Matt Neace on Aug 7, 2018
     | 445 views

    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 ...read more

  • Disney Is Returning To Family-Fare Movies, ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 19, 2007
     | 521 views

    Disney is returning to family-fare movies, reports Oren Aviv, the new President of Production at Walt Disney Pictures. The company is cutting 650 employees and phasing out its R-rated movies. Aviv says he will see to it that what the company brings ...read more