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  • The Legend Of The Little Drummer Boy

    Contributed by Jonathan Twitchell on Nov 7, 2006
    based on 28 ratings

    This fictional narrative imagines what that first Christmas might actually have looked like through the eyes of the Little Drummer Boy.

    The following is a work of fiction. Please feel free to use it in a spoken inspirational context (i.e., as a Reading or Meditation presented orally at Christmastime.) Please do not reproduce or republish by email or on the web without the author’s permission. (c) 2003 J. K. ...read more

  • The Legend Of J (The Candy Cane) Series

    Contributed by Carolyn Malaika Foster-Brooks on Oct 26, 2002
    based on 33 ratings

    As we approach the Christmas Season, merchants are displaying the candy cane. But do you realize that it is being displayed in the wrong position? This sermon reveals the true meaning behind the legendary candy cane!

    Evangelist Carolyn Malaika Foster-Brooks The Ministry of S.A.R.A.H. Lyons, GA. SCRIPTURE READING: Ephesians 5:2, 19-20 As we quickly approach the date of December 25th there are still many Christians who are debating whether that was truly the date of His birth! Since 353 AD the ...read more

  • Using Legends To Evangelize Across Cultures

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 14 ratings


    USING LEGENDS TO EVANGELIZE ACROSS CULTURES Introduction - Every society is proud of its traditions, culture, and historical discoveries. When I first came to Africa it amazed me at what reverence the people gave to the stories of past. Parents told legends about Joseph and his brothers to ...read more

  • Healed People Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    Message from John 5. The legend of the pool. The Legend of the pool was that an angel would come down and stir up the waters. First one in got healed!

    People… God’s Passion The legend of the pool The Legend of the pool was that an angel would come down and stir up the waters. First one in got healed! Imagine the chaos and people diving into this pool when some waters from a spring below began bubbling up. Like a game of spoon, musical ...read more

  • Bigotry About Hell Series

    Contributed by Ian Grant Spong on Jan 2, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    Hell is a misunderstood subject. Myths, urban legends, prejudice and bigotry abound. Is there a balance?

    BIGOTRY BUSTERS -- HELL BY IAN GRANT SPONG Is there a literal annihilation of the wicked, a literal eternal suffering in fire or a literal eternal banishment in outer darkness? In other words does God kill off the wicked in a Divine Auschwitz, put them in an eternal torture chamber or ...read more

  • Bigotry About Heaven Series

    Contributed by Ian Grant Spong on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    Urban legends, heresies, bigotry and prejudices about heaven abound. What is the balance?

    BIGOTRY BUSTERS BY IAN GRANT SPONG HEAVEN When I was in Graduate School doing theology our Greek professor asked us what heaven meant to us. Each one of us gave an entirely different answer and he said that our answers said more about us and our personal needs than heaven, because nobody ...read more

  • Saint Nicholas

    Contributed by Ron Hietsch on Nov 30, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    It is more important to know why St. Nicholas did good deeds than to know the whole legend.

    December 3, 2006 Galatians 6:2-5 Good afternoon ---- I am happy that you are here. My name is Nicholas and I am the Bishop of Myra in what is now the country of Turkey. A Bishop is really a Pastor for other Pastors. Mt. Olive Church has a Bishop named John and he lives in Buffalo, ...read more

  • Reasons To Believe In The Resurrection

    Contributed by Todd Riley on Apr 19, 2001
    based on 82 ratings

    a topical sermon examining core reasons for believing that Jesus really did rise from the dead

    Islington Baptist Church April 15, 2001 Scripture readings: Acts 1:1-3; 2, I Corinthians 15 Who here knows what a legend is? A legend is a non verifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as having in fact occurred. “It has often happened that ...read more

  • Walter Dufrene Funeral

    Contributed by Charles Clary on Sep 19, 2002
    based on 32 ratings

    This is a brief eulogy of a beautiful Cajun gentleman who was 110% for his Lord.

    We had many assemblies in the main auditorium of Winter Haven (FL) High School. One stands out above the rest. That was the day Mr. Henry Fillmore came to our school. Did he bring some powerful speech which moved us all to tears? No! He simply directed our band in several songs. Our director, ...read more

  • The Day The King Was Born

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 31, 2001
    based on 7 ratings

    Christmas time is a very special time when we should be focused in on the day "The King" was born. His name is not Elvis or Santa Claus but Jesus Christ!

    "The Day The King was Born!” Thesis: Christmas time is a very special time when we should be focused in on day The King was born. His name is not Elvis or Santa Claus but Jesus Christ! Illustration: The Mysterious Visitor ’Twas just before Christmas. A pastor sat in his study ...read more

  • A Line In The Sand

    Contributed by Carl Finney on Nov 3, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    Where is the line in the Sand for a Minister? Where is the line in the sand for a Christian?

    Battle of the Alamo 1836 over 2000 Mexican troops squared off with 189 Texans. Legend says that Col. William Barret Travis is said to have drew a line in the sand with his sword and urged those willing to stay and defend the fort to step across it. The Legend says that the injured Jim Bowie who ...read more

  • The Royal Law Of Love Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Feb 12, 2001
    based on 112 ratings

    How to overcome prejudice and favoritism with love.

    The Royal Law of Love (Christian Survivor Series; Living Godly in a Godless World) Having a Christlike attitude is possible if we choose to live under the royal law of love James 2.1-13 February 11, 2000 1My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with ...read more

  • The Easter Story: What It Is Not Series

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 88 ratings

    a challenge to think through the authentic easter’s message

    16For we were not making up clever stories when we told you about the power of our Lord Jesus Christ and his coming again. We have seen his majestic splendor with our own eyes. 17And he received honor and glory from God the Father when God’s glorious, majestic voice called down from heaven, "This ...read more

  • Jesus Is God's Son - True Or False Series

    Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 27, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    Examining whether Jeus is God’s Son.

    Luke 4:38 - 44 – Jesus is God’s Son – True or False? I have been teaching Grade 7 RE since the beginning of the year and they are literally full of questions. I have a question box which is available for them to put questions in and we will attempt to answer them over the course of the year. ...read more

  • What Is Truth?

    Contributed by Dale Miller on Mar 23, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    Pilate asks, what is truth? This sermon seeks to answer the question.

    MUB 3-20-05 PALM SUNDAY JOHN 18;33-38 33Pilate then went back inside the palace, summoned Jesus and asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" 34"Is that your own idea," Jesus asked, "or did others talk to you about me?" 35"Am I a Jew?" Pilate replied. "It was your people and your chief ...read more