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  • Children And Their Fathers

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jun 16, 2009
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    CHILDREN AND THEIR FATHERS An old English proverb tells how important fathers are. It says: "A father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." Fathers are often more appreciated at different ages of their children. Mark Twain had the candour to admit a change in his perception of his father: "When ...read more

  • Common Bitterness

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Mar 11, 2011
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    COMMON BITTERNESS When I was in college, I worked as a youth director at a little church out in the country about an hour’s drive away. There were two families in that congregation that didn’t get along. When they came to worship, they would take up their positions on opposite sides of the room ...read more

  • New York State Sociologists Studied Two ...

    Contributed by Dan Brown on Nov 27, 2006
     | 1,582 views

    New York state sociologists studied two families-the Max Jukes family and the family of Jonathan Edwards. The head of the Max Jukes family (not his real name), was an unbeliever, a man with no obvious sense of morals, and he married a girl with similar values. Among the known descendants of the ...read more

  • There Is An Ancient Door On Display In St. ...  PRO

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Nov 14, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
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    There is an ancient door on display in St. Patrick’s cathedral in Dublin, Ireland. The rough hewn door has a rectangular hole hacked out in its center. It is called the “Door of Reconciliation,” and gives rise to the Irish expression of “chancing one’s arm.” In 1492, two prominent Irish ...read more

  • There Is An Ancient Door On Display In St. ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2005
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    There is an ancient door on display in St. Patrick’s cathedral in Dublin, Ireland. The rough hewn door has a rectangular hole hacked out in its center. It is called the “Door of Reconciliation,” and gives rise to the Irish expression of “chancing one’s arm.” In 1492, two prominent Irish families, ...read more

  • Work For The Glory Of God

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 20, 2010
    based on 1 rating
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    Mark is a young businessman who does business in China. Each time he has gone to China, he has asked God to reveal to him whom he might speak to on behalf of Jesus. What might happen if every one of you went to work praying for God to reveal to him whom he might speak to on behalf of Jesus. You’re ...read more

  • On Dateline Nbc Friday December 26, 2008 ‘a Twist ...

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Mar 25, 2009
     | 1,685 views

    On Dateline NBC Friday December 26, 2008 ‘A Twist of Fate’ From Publishers Weekly In a widely reported incident in 2006, Laura Van Ryn and Whitney Cerak, students at an evangelical college in Indiana, and their families were victims of a ghastly mistake: the wrong girl was identified as the ...read more

  • Tv Guide Recently Came Up With A List Of What ...

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 8, 2007
     | 1,273 views

    TV Guide recently came up with a list of what they consider the top 50 TV shows of all time; the top 5 were (source: http://www.tvguide.com/50th/features/020429a.asp): 5. The Sopranos – “A complex drama built around a thinking man’s mobster who struggles with two families — his wife and kids, ...read more

  • Reconciliation: Chancing One's Arm  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 12, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
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    RECONCILIATION: CHANCING ONE’S ARM A. The oldest Christian site in Ireland is said to be St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. (Slide Of St Patrick’s) 1. It is a beautiful edifice, but it also has a interesting piece of history involving one of its doors– it is known as the "Door of ...read more

  • Thanksliving

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Nov 26, 2008
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    THANKSLIVING Last week I shared with you a story about a young man with bipolar disorder that died while I was a chaplain. For those of you who were with us, do you remember that? How the parents stayed with him and were there for him even though he put them through so much hell. They were there ...read more

  • Ii. Anthony Grew Up In An Italian Bakery In A ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 1,531 views

    II. Anthony grew up in an Italian bakery in a mostly Italian neighborhood of New York. His father was the baker, and as long as Anthony could remember he was at work in his father’s business. The sights and sounds of the bakery permeated every aspect of Anthony’s life. The heat of the oven. The ...read more

  • Two Boys

    Contributed by Ray Mckendry on Mar 12, 2019
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    Two Boys Two young boys are playing happily in the garden and are great companions for some time, but then something bad happens. One boy gets ill and is stunted and is never the same again, while the other one grows to full and healthy mature manhood even though he suffers far more than his sick ...read more

  • Redemption And Restoration In Real Life  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 27, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,074 views

    Redemption and Restoration in Real Life I conclude this morning with a story about what happened since a tragic event that took place 9 months ago around Christmas time at New Life Church in Colorado Springs. I share it because I think it makes a point about moving beyond the 'Who, Them?' To ...read more

  • The Gift Of The Heart

    Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
    based on 1 rating
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    “Life is one of those precious fleeting gifts, and everything can change in a heartbeat." - Author Unknown His name was Justin Timion. He was only nineteen years old the day it happened. A good looking, fun loving kid, he loved doing auto mechanics with his Dad and often used his skills to ...read more