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  • Anger – Who Has Not Known Its Unleashed Fury And ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jun 9, 2005
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    ANGER – who has not known its unleashed fury and witnessed the devastation left in its wake? Like a tornado with no predetermined path, it sucks into its violent vortex absolutely anyone or anything that creeps across its path and completely destroys them. ...read more

  • Shakespeare's Macbeth Reveals His Philosophy Of ...

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Mar 8, 2009
     | 1,771 views

    Shakespeare’s Macbeth reveals his philosophy of life when he said, “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard of no more. It is a ...read more

  • Listen To What Shakespeare Has Macbeth Saying: ...  PRO

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on May 6, 2002
    based on 32 ratings
     | 1,955 views

    Listen to what Shakespeare has Macbeth saying: “Tomorrow, and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, Out, brief candle Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player ...read more

  • Broken Branches!" Luke 6: 36-43 Key Verse(S): 36 ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,532 views

    “Broken Branches!” Luke 6: 36-43 Key verse(s): 36 “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” Recently, one of the most severe storms in many years pounded our five little acres. It came out of the northwest embedded in dark, angry clouds. We saw it approaching in the twighlight and could ...read more

  • Do You Remember The Feelings Of Disappointment ...  PRO

    Contributed by Phillip Weaver on Apr 9, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
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    Do you remember the feelings of disappointment Dorothy and her friends had when the Great and Magnificent Wizard of Oz was exposed behind the curtain? Do you remember that scene? The Wizard spoke with much sound and fury, but seemed to have little substance once the curtain was pulled back. Did ...read more

  • In One Of Our Celebrated Greek Tragedies, ...

    Contributed by Gene Edwards on Jan 12, 2007
     | 1,581 views

    IN ONE OF OUR CELEBRATED GREEK TRAGEDIES, ORESTES, WHO HAD SLAIN HIS MOTHER AS A JUDICIOUS ACT BECAUSE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH HER PARAMOUR, SHE HAD MURDERED HIS FATHER, AGAMEMNON, 1. ON HIS RETURN FROM TROY, IS REPRESENTED AS PURSUED BY THE FURIES. M. IN HIS DISTRESS, APOLLO ADVISES HIM TO ...read more

  • Beware Of Jealousy

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Sep 11, 2009
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    BEWARE OF JEALOUSY Mrs. Wesley was extremely jealous of her husband. His work set him in the position of friend and counselor to many women. Among his helpers and in the institutions that were springing up under his care, women were employed, and each one was for his insanely jealous wife an ...read more

  • Tozer: God's Tools

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 21, 2011
     | 3,425 views

    TOZER: GOD'S TOOLS A.W. Tozer once talked about God's tools: "The HAMMER is a useful tool. But the nail, if it had feeling and intelligence, could present another side of the story. For the nail knows the hammer only as an opponent a brutal, merciless enemy who lives to pound it into ...read more

  • A. W. Tozer In His Priceless Book The Root Of The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Jun 13, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
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    A. W. Tozer in his priceless book The Root of the Righteous shares the story of Rutherford who could shout in the midst of serious and painful trials, “Praise God for the hammer, the file, and the furnace.” The hammer is a useful tool, but the nail, if it had feeling and intelligence, could ...read more

  • In Act 5 Scene 5 Of Shakespeare's Macbeth, The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 26, 2002
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    In Act 5 scene 5 of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the character Macbeth has heard that the queen is dead and he knows his own death is imminent. At this time he delivers his famous soliloquy: Tomorrow, and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of ...read more

  • That Thursday Evening, Just As Isabel Was ...

    Contributed by Tom Doubt on Oct 29, 2003
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,904 views

    That Thursday evening, just as Isabel was reaching the peak of her fury, we were watching TV news of the storm. A reporter, standing on the beach at Nags Head, rain hat blowing all over the place, was telling us how the high waves were producing a storm surge. Reporters are obliged to speak from ...read more

  • I Recently Had A Nursery Operator Inform Me That ...

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Sep 13, 2010
     | 1,521 views

    I recently had a nursery operator inform me that keeping my young fruit trees tied up so that the wind would not “damage” them was, in actuality, damaging them! They told me that the strong winds strengthened the fibers of the tree’s trunk and limbs so that it could withstand the fury of nature. ...read more

  • It Seems That Hell Isn't As Hot As It Used To Be. ...  PRO

    Contributed by Corey Arnold on Nov 17, 2003
    based on 2 ratings
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    It seems that hell isn’t as hot as it used to be. Hell has become "more of a deep funk than a pit of fire." A January 2000 U.S. News & World Report poll reveals that 64 percent of Americans believe there is a hell, 25 percent say there isn’t a hell, and 9 percent don’t know. Most respondents think ...read more

  • Robert Moffatt, A Scottish Missionary To Africa, ...

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Nov 6, 2006
    based on 1 rating
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    Robert Moffatt, a Scottish missionary to Africa, returned to England to recruit young men for the missionary field. He was greeted by the fury of a cold British winter. Arriving at the church where he was to speak, he noted only a small group had braved the elements to hear his appeal. What ...read more

  • A Well-Know Professional Golfer Was Playing In A ...

    Contributed by John Shearhart on Jun 28, 2006
    based on 1 rating
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    “A well-know professional golfer was playing in a tournament with President Gerald Ford, fellow pro Jack Nicklaus, and Billy Graham. After the round was over one of the other pros on the tour asked, ‘Hey, what was it like playing with the President and Billy Graham?’ The pro said with disgust, ‘I ...read more

  • Victor Hugo, Who Is Famous For His Novel The ...

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jul 24, 2006
    based on 1 rating
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    Victor Hugo, who is famous for his novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame, also so wrote a story called “Ninety-Three.” It tells of a ship caught in a dangerous storm on the high seas. At the height of the storm, the frightened sailors heard a terrible crashing noise below the deck. They knew at once ...read more

  • On September 3, 1939, Dr. Donald Grey Barnhouse ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    On September 3, 1939, Dr. Donald Grey Barnhouse was traveling by train through Europe on the way to preach in Belfast, Ireland. Hitler was unleashing his fury. There were wars and rumors of more wars. Britain’s prime minister was ready to declare war. Everything was tense. What was next? Troops ...read more

  • Philip Was Born With Down Syndrome And As An ...

    Contributed by Jordon Leblanc on Apr 5, 2008
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    Philip was born with Down syndrome and as an eight-year old, had a hard time finding acceptance, even in the Sunday school class he attended. Through some creative intervention, though, Philip began to be accepted by his classmates, for the most part. One Sunday morning, just after Easter, the ...read more

  • Bible Riddles  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 8, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
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    Bible riddles Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible? A. Noah. He was floating his stock while everyone else was in liquidation. Q. Who was the greatest female financier in the Bible? A. Pharaoh’s daughter. She went down to the bank of the Nile and drew out A little prophet. Q. ...read more

  • On Anger

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 11, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,297 views

    ON ANGER The late great writer, Bede Jarrett (1881 - 1937), once wrote: "The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough." The late great Indian political and spiritual leader, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 - 1948), once said, "Man should ...read more