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  • Sin ...

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Mar 9, 2009
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    SIN WILL: 1. TAKE YOU FARTHER THAN YOU PLANNED ON GOING. 2. KEEP YOU LONGER THAN YOU PLANNED ON STAYING 3. COST YOU MORE THAN YOU PLANNED ON ...read more

  • One Last Story: Years, Ago, An Executive From A ...

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Mar 11, 2009
     | 440 views

    One last story: years, ago, an executive from a soap company and a famous pastor were walking down the street together. They were to attend a meeting where they were going to be honored by their city for their contributions. With a snide sort of smirk, the soap manufacturer off handedly said, ...read more

  • Changing The Label On ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 13, 2009
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    CHANGING THE LABEL ON SIN Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman told of a distinguished minister, Dr. Howard, from Australia who preached very strongly on the subject of sin. After the service, one of the church deacons came to counsel with him in the study. "Dr. Howard," he said, "we don’t want you to talk as ...read more

  • Changing ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 13, 2009
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    CHANGING ME There’s an old story about a man who tried to save the city of Sodom from destruction by warning the citizens. But the people ignored him. One day someone asked, "Why bother everyone? You can’t change them." "Maybe I can’t," the man replied, "but I still shout and scream ...read more

  • The Sins Which Once Slinked Along The Back Alleys ...

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Mar 23, 2009
     | 288 views

    the sins which once slinked along the back alleys of society now parade their perverseness down ...read more

  • Sin ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 24, 2009
     | 749 views

    SIN DEFINITIONS What is sin? Here are some suggestions: "Sin is like a kidney stone. No one likes a kidney stone, nor should anyone like sin." "Sin is like a rotten egg we try to cover up with spices." "Sin is like a cancer with a 0% survival rate." "Sin is like weeds in a garden; ...read more

  • C. S. Lewis Said That

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Mar 29, 2009
     | 265 views

    C. S. Lewis said that “the devil laughs when he sees us overcome by pride: “He is perfectly content to see you becoming chaste and brave and self-controlled provided, all the time, he is setting up in you the Dictatorship of Pride… For Pride is spiritual cancer: it eats up the very possibility of ...read more

  • Seven Deadly ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 9, 2009
     | 683 views

    SEVEN DEADLY SINS In the Roman Catholic Church there is a list of the seven deadly sins: Pride, Envy, Gluttony, Greed, Lust, Wrath, and Sloth. In 1995 a film titled Se7en focused on the seven deadly sins, a character that thinks of himself as the Sword of God, chooses victims whom he believes to ...read more

  • Searing Our Conscience

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Apr 27, 2009
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    SEARING OUR CONSCIENCE My dad had a ‘76 Honda Accord. One day, the "service engine" light came on. He said, "Here, I’ll show you how we fix that," and he pushed the key into a slot right below it that reset it. The light went off, but I'm not sure that was the point of it being there in the ...read more

  • Sin Is A Damnable Thing. Sin Has Temporal ...

    Contributed by David Tack on May 6, 2009
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    Sin is a damnable thing. Sin has temporal consequences with an eternal abode in hell as it’s final demise. This horrendous demise is what initiates unquestionable ...read more

  • Peterson Observed Further

    Contributed by Richard Francis on May 10, 2009
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    Peterson observed further “The story of David is not a story of what God wants us to be, but a story of God working with the raw material of our lives as he finds us” and he also then writes “Naivety regarding sin is dangerous as we follow Jesus, but an obsession with sin is decidedly unhealthy. It ...read more

  • When A Worker At An At&t Building In San Jose, ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on May 19, 2009
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    When a worker at an AT&T building in San Jose, California, took it upon herself to clean out an office refrigerator during her lunch hour Tuesday, the smell from the moldy food was so noxious that it sent 28 of her co-workers to the hospital and prompted the evacuation of all 325 people in the ...read more

  • Bad Paths

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 18, 2009
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     | 542 views

    BAD PATHS Reginold Peterson: The 42 year old Florida native became so enraged that his Subway sandwich didn’t have everything on it, that he phoned 911 and told the police. Paula Goodspeed: Tragic story of a stalker, who spent her life stalking American Idol color commentator Paula Abdul. ...read more

  • John Bunyan's Definition Of ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 2, 2009
     | 835 views

    John Bunyan’s Definition of Sin John Bunyan said, “Sin is the dare of God’s justice. Sin is the rape of God’s mercy…It is the jeer of His patience, sleight of His power and contempt of his love.” From a ...read more

  • An Interesting Thing Happened One Day In A ...

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 14, 2009
     | 467 views

    An interesting thing happened one day in a church where the great American businessman Samuel Colgate was a member. During an evangelistic campaign a prostitute came forward and confessed her sins. She was broken-hearted and wept openly. She asked God to save her soul and expressed a desire to join ...read more

  • I ...

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010
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    ILLUSTRATION How many of us had to be taught how to talk back to your parents? How may of us had to be taught how to cheat on a test or our tax return? How many of us had to be taught how to lie? How many of us had to be taught how to be selfish? Just as all of us don’t need to be taught ...read more

  • I ...

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010
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    ILLUSTRATION The example of EVIL in the 20th century. 1. 6,000,000 Jews murdered in gas chambers. 2. 7,000,000 gypsies/others 3. Russia slaughtered 20,000,000 Ukrainians 4. 1.5 million Armenians killed 5. tens of thousands ...read more

  • In Haifa, The Largest City In Northern Israel, ...

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Feb 11, 2010
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    In Haifa, the largest city in northern Israel, a policeman, who knew his Bible, got on the trail of a gang of smugglers. The smugglers had used an donkey-drawn caravan to escape from the police, but the policemen managed to capture some of the donkeys. The clever officer let the beasts of ...read more

  • Following The Terrible Mexico City Earthquake Of ...

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Mar 10, 2010
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    Following the terrible Mexico City earthquake of 1985, live satellite coverage carried the news of Mexico’s anguish to a watching world. A pastor was sitting in front of his television set stunned by the extent of the damage. Mountains of broken concrete filled the screen. Rescue workers dug ...read more

  • Opening Thought Of Where This Sermon Idea ...

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 15, 2010
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    Opening thought of where this sermon idea originated: I was sitting in a local coffee shop reading my daily devotional when I overheard three older ladies discussing their children. The one lady was upset that her granddaughter was moving in with another young man and not even contemplating ...read more