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Owen Bourgaize avatar
Thinkers Down The Ages Have Puzzled Over The ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: Thinkers down the ages have puzzled over the place of mankind in this immense universe in which we find ourselves. Perhaps you, like me, in a quiet moment have wondered, "What am I? Who am I?" G K Chesterton summarized it rather well when he said, "...
Category: Quotes
based on 109 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Biggest Idol We Have Can Be Ourselves. ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 28, 2000
Summary: The biggest idol we have can be ourselves. George Bernard Shaw put it rather neatly when he described a person in one of his plays as "a self-made man who worships his own creator!"
Category: Quotes
based on 118 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Law Has A Purpose. In The Case Of ...
Shared By: Eddie Snipes on Oct 26, 2000
Summary: The law has a purpose. In the case of Cain’s wife, there was no need for this law at the beginning. There are over 130,000 genes that we inherit from our parents (Explain genes to the ancient world). Genes are formed in pairs. At the moment of...
Category: Stories
based on 99 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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On 11 May 2000 A Lady Found A New E-mail Message ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 28, 2000
Summary: On 11 May 2000 a lady found a new e-mail message on her computer, which simply said, "I love you". It looked innocent enough, perhaps even romantic. Like most of us would, she clicked to open the message, and the so-called "Love Bug" was born. With ...
Category: Stories
based on 172 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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We Tremble Not
Shared By: Dennis Lawrence on Apr 6, 2001
Summary: Martin Luther wrote: The prince of darkness grim We tremble not for him, His rage we can endure, For lo, his doom is sure, One little word shall fell him!
Category: Quotes
based on 105 ratings
Scripture: none
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As A Boy Growing Up In The Country I Had Heard ...
Shared By: Johnny Carver on May 12, 2001
Summary: As a boy growing up in the country I had heard scary stories about a snake called a "Black Racer" that would chase you. These stories kept me very alert as I walked up and down the gravel roads around where we lived. One day mom asked me to go to th...
Category: Humor
based on 361 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Dr. Barnhouse Used This Illustration To Portray ...
Shared By: Lynell Friesen on May 24, 2001
Summary: Dr. Barnhouse used this illustration to portray this simple truth to his congregation and I would like to share it with you. A young man, suffering from amnesia, lived a new life amid his old surroundings; he could remember nothing that had hap...
Category: Stories
based on 41 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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If I Were the Devil
Shared By: Jonathan Lucas on Jun 13, 2001
Summary: If I Were the Devil If I were the prince of darkness, I’d want to engulf the world in darkness, and I’d have a third of its real estate, and I’d have four-fifths of its population, but I wouldn’t be happy until I had seized...
Category: Quotes
based on 71 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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The Descent of Man
Shared By: Adlai Naidoo on Oct 10, 2001
Summary: Three monkeys sat on a coconut tree, Discussing things as they are said to be, Said one monkey to the other : "Now listen you two, there’s a certain rumor which can’t be true, that man has descended from our noble race; why, the ver...
Category: Humor
based on 128 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Satan Argued With Jesus One Time About Who Had ...
Shared By: Kevin Taylor on Oct 28, 2001
Summary: Satan argued with Jesus one time about who had the greater power! Satan said, ’I can do anything you can do only better.’ Jesus replied, ’Ok, prove it, go ahead and try creating a man.’ Satan said, ’No problem,&#8217...
Category: Humor
based on 164 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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The Movie, "the Three Faces Of Eve" Had Many ...
Shared By: Paul Fritz on Dec 1, 2001
Summary: The movie, "The Three Faces of Eve" had many lessons that were similar to the sin of the first woman - Eve. Eve allowed her contented feelings to be undermined by the devil. Eve impulsively chose evil without consulting godly people. Eve not only si...
Category: Movies / Videos
Scripture: none
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The New York Times Reported A Study About The ...
Shared By: Christopher Roberts on Dec 6, 2001
Summary: The New York Times reported a study about the diminishing belief in the devil among Americans. Two-thirds of Americans do not believe in the devil as a living entity. In a randomly selected survey of over 1,000 Americans, pollsters asked whether t...
Category: Statistics
based on 21 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Sherlock Holmes Was Sent To Heaven To Find Adam ...
Shared By: Dru Ashwell on Dec 16, 2001
Summary: Sherlock Holmes was sent to heaven to find Adam and Eve. He came back within a day and said he had found them. Watson: "How did you find them so quickly?" Sherlock: "Elementary, my dear Watson, they were the only ones that didn’t have belly button...
Category: Humor
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
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Some Years Ago The Minnesota Crime Commission ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Feb 25, 2002
Summary: Some years ago the MINNESOTA CRIME COMMISSION released a statement more in line with what the Bible teaches about man’s basic nature. ‘Every baby starts life as a little savage. He is completely selfish, and self-centered. He wants what he wants ...
Category: Quotes
based on 14 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Imagine Being Near A Mountain Lake. Sometimes ...
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Feb 20, 2002
Summary: Imagine being near a mountain lake. Sometimes early in the morning when the lake is perfectly calm, the reflection of the mountains is magnificently duplicated and mirrored on the lake’s surface. The interesting thing is that if you were to take o...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
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Throughout History, Women Have Been Treated By ...
Shared By: Chad Wright on Apr 25, 2002
Summary: Throughout history, women have been treated by men as lesser humans. Athenian women were of inferior status, often guarded by dogs, treated as fickle, contentious, and uncultured in comedy. In Jesus’ day, there was a prayer said by Jewish men thanki...
Category: Quotes
based on 41 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
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Re-Introducing the Devil
Shared By: Clark Tanner on Sep 27, 2002
Summary: RE-INTRODUCING THE DEVIL In a British radio broadcast circa 1943, reading one of his own essays, C. S. Lewis was discussing some of the basic Christian beliefs. In talking about the personal existence of the devil, Lewis anticipated the scoffing...
Category: Quotes
based on 8 ratings
Denomination: Orthodox
Scripture: none
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Nicky Gumbel Says: "the Man Blamed The Woman, ...
Shared By: Mike Wilkins on Oct 7, 2002
Summary: Nicky Gumbel says: “The man blamed the woman, the woman blamed the serpent, and the serpent didn’t have a leg to stand on.”
Category: Humor
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Spurgeon Wrote, "i Am Bound To The Doctrine Of ...
Shared By: Joel Preston on Nov 15, 2002
Summary: Spurgeon wrote, “I am bound to the doctrine of the depravity of the human heart, because I find myself depraved in heart, and have daily proofs that there dwelleth in my flesh no good thing.”
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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One Man Said, "god, Why Did You Make Women So ...
Shared By: Timothy Smith on Dec 11, 2002
Summary: One man said, "God, why did you make women so soft and beautiful?" God said, "So you’d love them." Then the man asked, "Then, God, why did you make women so illogical and emotional?" God said, "So they’d love you!" But here’s the beginning of domest...
Category: Humor
based on 49 ratings
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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Old Leaf
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Dec 8, 2003
Summary: OLD LEAF A little boy opened the big family bible. He was fascinated as he fingered through the old pages. Suddenly, something fell out of the Bible. He picked up the object and looked at it. What he saw was an old leaf that had been pressed bet...
Category: Humor
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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What If We Covered The Entire North American ...
Shared By: Timothy Smith on Aug 28, 2004
Summary: What if we covered the entire North American continent with dimes 239,000 miles deep, which would extend all the way to the moon. Now pile dimes from here to the moon on a billion other continents the size of North America. Now, paint one dime red a...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: none
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A Little Boy Opened The Big And Old Family Bible ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 8, 2005
Summary: A little boy opened the big and old family Bible with fascination, looking at the old pages as he turned them. Then something fell out of the Bible and he picked it up and looked at it closely. It was an old leaf from a tree that has been pressed in...
Category: Humor
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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At Sunday School They Were Teaching How God ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Dec 8, 2005
Summary: At Sunday School they were teaching how God created everything, including human beings. Little Johnny, a child in the kindergarten class, seemed especially intent when they told him how Eve was created out of one of Adam’s ribs. Later in the week hi...
Category: Humor
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Adam And Eve Had Many Advantages, But The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2006
Summary: Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was, that they escaped teething. Mark Twain.
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Adam Was The Luckiest Of Men He Had No ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Adam was the luckiest of men he had no mother-in-law.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The First Time Adam Had A Chance, He Laid The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on women."
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Adam Invented Love At First Sight, One Of The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Adam invented love at first sight, one of the greatest labor-saving machines the world ever saw."
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Adam And Eve Were The First Bookkeepers. They ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Adam and Eve were the first bookkeepers. They invented the loose-leaf system.
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Ever Since The World Began, It Has Been Mostly ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Ever since the world began, it has been mostly wickedness that has made the headlines. How many people even know that Adam and Eve had a third son, who never got into trouble?"
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none