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Damien Spikereit avatar
You Have Probably Never Heard Of The Island Of ...
Shared By: Damien Spikereit on Dec 7, 2000
Summary: - You have probably never heard of the island of Molokai. Well, it’s located in the state of Hawaii. And it has quite a history. You have to go way back to the late 1800’s to understand its significance. You see, back then, there was no cure for...
Category: Stories
based on 114 ratings
Scripture: John 1:14
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On A Wall Near The Main Entrance To The Alamo In ...
Shared By: David Browne on Dec 9, 2000
Summary: On a wall near the main entrance to the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, is a portrait with the following inscription: "James Butler Bonham--no picture of him exists. This portrait is of his nephew, Major James Bonham, deceased, who greatly resembled hi...
Category: Stories
based on 86 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Listen To This Song Of Praise About The ...
Shared By: Donald Walker, Jr. on Dec 21, 2000
Summary: Listen to this song of praise about the incarnation written by Graham Kendrick: Meekness and majesty, human and deity, in perfect harmony the one who is God. Lord of eternity dwells in humanity, kneels in humility and washes our feet. Wis...
Category: Quotes
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Lady Joined Her Navy Husband On His Tour Of ...
Shared By: Russell Brownworth on Dec 21, 2000
Summary: A lady joined her Navy husband on his tour of duty in Japan. To supplement their income, she got a job as a secretary for the Commanding Officer at the base. She was certain her office skills had gotten her the position. A few weeks later, her bo...
Category: Humor
based on 214 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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The Cape of Good Heaven
Shared By: Troy Borst on Jan 21, 2001
Summary: THE CAPE OF GOOD HEAVEN I can still recall a geography lesson from elementary school in which we learned that the southernmost point of Africa is a point, which for centuries has experienced tremendous storms. For many years no one even knew what...
Category: Stories
based on 157 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Man By The Name Of Max Depree Related The ...
Shared By: Mark Beaird on Nov 2, 2000
Summary: A man by the name of Max DePree related the following heart-touching story: Esther, my wife, and I have a granddaughter named Zoe, the Greek word for life. She was born prematurely and weighed one pound, seven ounces, so small that my wedding ...
Category: Stories
based on 186 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: Esther 14:4-15:1
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John Griffith Lived Through The Great Depression. ...
Shared By: Russell Brownworth on Nov 6, 2000
Summary: John Griffith lived through the Great Depression. He got a job on the edge of the Mississippi caring for one of those great, huge railroad bridges that cross that mighty river. John brought his 8-year-old son, Greg, to work with him to see what D...
Category: Stories
based on 261 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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When Chances Come by Willo Lou Clark
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Feb 14, 2001
Summary: "When Chances Come" BY Willo Lou Clark If you had been a lowly shepherd who heard the angels sing, Would you have left your sheep alone to find the baby King? If you had been the innkeeper - pressed & hurried since the dawn, Would you have do...
Category: Quotes
based on 176 ratings
Scripture: Philippians 3:12-14
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Skip Gray In His Book, The Way Of The Cross ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Mar 26, 2001
Summary: Skip Gray in his book, The Way of The Cross says, Tradition tells us that around the time when Jesus was a teenager, there was a rebellion near where he lived. The Roman army crushed the rebellion but they didn’t want it to happen again, so t...
Category: Stories
based on 85 ratings
Scripture: none
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Max Lucado, In His Book, Six Hours One Friday, ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Apr 5, 2001
Summary: MAX LUCADO, in his book, Six Hours One Friday, tells the story of a missionary in Brazil who discovered a tribe of Indians in a remote part of the jungle. They lived near a large river. The tribe was in need of medical attention. A contagious di...
Category: Stories
based on 136 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: Colossians 3:3
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A Pastor From A Bygone Age, Named Arthur John ...
Shared By: Dennis Lawrence on Apr 6, 2001
Summary: A pastor from a bygone age, named Arthur John Gossip, wrote: The wonderful thing about Christ is that as people looked at Him, followed Him, and watched Him, it became apparent to them that this is what God must be like. They concluded that if th...
Category: Quotes
based on 111 ratings
Scripture: none
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Crucifixion
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2001
Summary: Consider this: Jesus was nailed to a cross with heavy, square wrought-iron nails through His wrists and through His feet. He hung there for several hours. When His body slumped, excruciating, fiery pain would shoot along the fingers and up the arms...
Category: Stories
based on 110 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Luke 23:33-43
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When Lewis And Clark Traveled Across America, It ...
Shared By: Joel Pankow on May 3, 2001
Summary: When Lewis and Clark traveled across America, it took two years, four months, and nine days. They had traveled about 6,000 miles. They brought back much new material for map makers and specimens of previously unknown wildlife. American settlers an...
Category: Stories
based on 55 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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Philip Yancey In His Book Disappointment With God ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on May 25, 2001
Summary: Philip Yancey in his book Disappointment with God wrote this: "Imagine for a moment becoming a baby again: giving up language and muscle coordination, and the ability to eat solid food and control your bladder. God as a fetus! Or imagine yourself be...
Category: Quotes
based on 141 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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Suppose There Was A King Who Loved A Humble ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on May 25, 2001
Summary: Suppose there was a king who loved a humble maiden. The king was like no other king. Every statesmen trembled before his power. No one dared breathe a word against him, for he had the strength to crush all his opponents. And yet this mighty king was...
Category: Stories
based on 127 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: none
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Robert C. Shannon In James W. Cox, The ...
Shared By: Troy Borst on Jul 15, 2001
Summary: Robert C. Shannon in James W. Cox, The Minister’s Manual, 1995, p. 347 Celsus was the first great skeptic. He once asked, "What has Jesus given to the world that that no one else has given?" Someone answered, "Himself!" Yes, that’s Jesu...
Category: Quotes
based on 73 ratings
Scripture: none
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$25 For A Crippled Puppy
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Aug 21, 2001
Summary: Illus.: “$25 For A Crippled Puppy” A farmer was sitting on the front porch one summer evening when a newspaper boy came to deliver his paper. The boy noticed a sign on the porch which read, “Puppies For Sale.” He got of...
Category: Stories
based on 154 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Because Jesus Was God, He Could Not Sin. He ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Sep 4, 2001
Summary: Because Jesus was God, He could not sin. He could sin as a man, but He could not as God. It would be like taking a hollow cane pole and a steel rod that is small enough in diameter to fit through the pole. The cane pole represents Jesus’ human...
Category: Quotes
based on 108 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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One Day Some Manure Came Out From A Prize Bull - ...
Shared By: Joel Pankow on Sep 6, 2001
Summary: One day some manure came out from a prize bull - landing right in the middle of the walkway. It thought to itself, “I’m going to rise above the rest of this dung. I’m not going to live in the gutter - I’m going to be great and famous. That same d...
Category: Stories
based on 63 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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Paul Harvey Tells The Story About A Family On ...
Shared By: Dana Chau on Sep 8, 2001
Summary: Paul Harvey tells the story about a family on Christmas Eve. This family had a tradition where the Mother and children would go to the Christmas Eve service, and the Father would stay home and read the paper. When the family returns home from chur...
Category: Stories
based on 342 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Furnace Keeper
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Oct 11, 2001
Summary: Illus.: “The Furnace Keeper” One of the ancient kings of Persia loved to mingle with his people in disguise. Once, dressed as a poor man, he descended the long flight of stairs, dark and damp to the tiny cellar where the fireman, se...
Category: Stories
based on 214 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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There Is An Old Story About A Man In China Who ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Nov 9, 2001
Summary: There is an old story about a man in China who was walking on a rain slick road. He lost his footing & fell into a ditch filled with mud. He kept sinking deeper & deeper in the mud. The more he struggled to get out of the ditch, the deeper he san...
Category: Stories
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Why Come to Earth
Shared By: Damian Phillips on Nov 15, 2001
Summary: Why Come to Earth One winter night the man heard an irregular thumping sound against the kitchen storm door. He went to a window and watched as tiny, shivering sparrows, attracted to the evident warmth inside, beat in vain against the glass. ...
Category: Stories
based on 39 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Stubborn Joy—Communion Meditation
Shared By: Steve Malone on Dec 1, 2001
Summary: STUBBORN JOY--Communion Meditation "No man had more reason to be miserable than this one – yet no man was more joyful. His first home was a palace. Servants were at his fingertips. The snap of his fingers changed the course of history. His ...
Category: Stories
based on 37 ratings
Scripture: John 1:1-13
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Soren Kierkegaard, The Great Danish Theologian ...
Shared By: Christian Cheong on Dec 2, 2001
Summary: Soren Kierkegaard, the great Danish theologian told this story: A prince who wanted to find a maiden suitable to be his queen. One day while running an errand in the local village for his father he passed through a poor section. As he glanced out...
Category: Stories
based on 12 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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I Believe That A Picture Of Jesus' Birth Has Been ...
Shared By: Jim Kane on Dec 3, 2001
Summary: I believe that a picture of Jesus’ birth has been painted throughout the years of a quiet and calm night in which everything was still and hushed. I don’t think so. Let’s think about if for a moment. What if every man in this country had to go bac...
Category: Stories
based on 11 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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The Land Of Persia Was Once Ruled By A Wise And ...
Shared By: David DeWitt on Dec 9, 2001
Summary: The land of Persia was once ruled by a wise and beloved Shah who cared greatly for his people and desired only what was best for them. One day he disguised himself as a poor man and went to visit the public baths. The water for the baths was heated...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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He Sent His Son
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Dec 10, 2001
Summary: HE SENT HIS SON Pastor Clifford S. Stewart of Louisville, Kentucky, sent his parents a microwave oven one Christmas. Here’s how he recalls the experience: “They were excited that now they, too, could be a part of the instant generation. When ...
Category: Stories
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: none
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When Almighty God, The Creator And Possessors Of ...
Shared By: Todd Hudnall on Dec 10, 2001
Summary: When Almighty God, the creator and possessors of all things, came to earth, He left the riches of Heaven to become a man. More than anyone who ever lived, Jesus realized that earth was not His real home. He was simply a pilgrim, a sojourner, on th...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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Here He Was
Shared By: Scott Sharpes on Dec 18, 2001
Summary: Here he was: The eternal one, caught in a moment of time. The Omnipresence corralled in a cave manger. The Omnipotent cradled in a helpless infant who could not even raise His head from the straw. The Omniscience confined in a baby who would not...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: none