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Tim Zingale avatar
In Sir Edwin Arnold’s Light Of Asia, He ...
Shared By: Tim Zingale on Dec 11, 2000
Summary: In Sir Edwin Arnold’s Light of Asia, he tells a parable from the Buddha about a mother who had lost her child. Carrying its dead body in her bosom, she come to the buddha and said:"Lord and Master, do you know any medicine that while be good ...
Category: Stories
based on 87 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: Matthew 13:31-32
James Wilson avatar
Not the Only Light!
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: NOT THE ONLY LIGHT! On July 06, 2000, Hugh Downs the guest host on the Larry King Live Show lead a round table discussion on the questions, "Who is Jesus? And why is there such a fascination with that question now?" Among his guests was Rabbi Shm...
Category: Quotes
based on 118 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Acts 10:1-11:18
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I Love Jesus—and Buddha Too
Shared By: Dan Erickson on Nov 21, 2000
Summary: I LOVE JESUS--AND BUDDHA TOO I’ve made my choice," wrote the basketball star. "I love Jesus Christ and I try to serve Him to the best of my ability. How about you?" No, those are not the words of David Robinson, A. C. Green or any other Christian...
Category: Quotes
based on 85 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Two Weeks Ago There Were About A Hundred ...
Shared By: Dan Erickson on Nov 22, 2000
Summary: Two weeks ago there were about a hundred protesters picketing the Second Baptist Church of Houston, Texas. This was a group of Hindus who were upset that the Southern Baptist Convention was encouraging its churches like Second Baptist, which inciden...
Category: Stories
based on 106 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Martin Luther Said "a Religion That Does ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Martin Luther said “A religion that does nothing, that saves nothing, that gives nothing, that cost nothing, that suffers nothing, is worth nothing.”
Category: Quotes
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Mona Claren, The Washington Times, 1997) "lai ...
Shared By: Rich Young on Feb 11, 2001
Summary: (Mona Claren, The Washington Times, 1997) “LAI MAN PENG WAS A 22 YEAR OLD CHINESE CHRISTIAN EVANGELIST. IN 1994, AT A MEETING OF ONE OF CHINA’S HOUSE CHURCHES (A NON-GOVERNMENT-SANCTIONED PRAYER MEETING), HE AND FOUR OTHER EVANGELISTS WERE SEIZED ...
Category: Stories
based on 82 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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How the Word Was Cut Into His Heart
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Mar 28, 2001
Summary: Illus.: “How the Word Was Cut Into His Heart” When the Christians in Lahore, India, wanted to stamp Matthew 11:28 on the back of Gospels they had printed, they found they could not obtain a rubber stamp with which to do it. The only way was to ge...
Category: Stories
based on 121 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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In The Villages Of Northern India A Missionary ...
Shared By: Evie Megginson on Apr 12, 2001
Summary: In the villages of Northern India a missionary was preaching in a bazaar. As he closed, a Muslim gentleman came up and said, "You must admit we have one thing you have not, and it is better than anything you have." The missionary smiled and said, ...
Category: Stories
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In His Autobiography, Mahatma Gandhi Wrote That ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Apr 24, 2001
Summary: In his autobiography, Mahatma Gandhi wrote that during his student days he read the Gospels seriously and considered converting to Christianity. He believed that in the teachings of Jesus he could find the solution to the caste system that was divi...
Category: Stories
based on 190 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Luke 23:44-46
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Job, The Oldest Book In The Bible, Written About ...
Shared By: Mike Richardson on May 19, 2001
Summary: Job, the oldest book in the Bible, written about 2000 BC, stated that God hung the earth on nothing. Job 26:7 ***Hindus taught that the earth was supported on the back of a giant elephant that stood on the back of a giant turtle and when the ele...
Category: Stories
based on 113 ratings
Scripture: none
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Even Husbands Must Sometimes Be Faithful When An ...
Shared By: Brad Beaman on Jun 24, 2001
Summary: Even husbands must sometimes be faithful when an unbelieving spouse makes the marriage difficult. My friend Devaprakash became a believer, from a Hindu background. His wife told him at the time she would never believe in Jesus Christ. It was ten yea...
Category: Stories
based on 83 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Buddha is Sleeping
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Jul 10, 2001
Summary: Illus.: “Buddah Is Sleeping” In a large city in Sri Lanka there is a huge statue of Buddah in a reclining position. The chiseled face is calm, the eyes are closed and the head rests upon one hand. A full 50 feet long, the image is ...
Category: Stories
based on 113 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Choosing a Road
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Jul 23, 2001
Summary: CHOOSING A ROAD After a Muslim in Africa was converted to Christ, his friends asked him why he became a Christian. He answered, "Well, it’s like this. Suppose you were going down the road and suddenly the road forked in two directions, and ...
Category: Stories
based on 35 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Crisis of All Religion
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Jul 23, 2001
Summary: THE CRISIS OF ALL RELIGION Jesus is unique....This is highlighted in the ministry of a well-known missionary in India, Dr. E. Stanley Jones. Jones often lectured to Hindu audiences having Hindus as chairmen of the meetings. On one such occasion t...
Category: Stories
based on 22 ratings
Scripture: none
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Nobel Nominee Says All Religions Are Equal, ...
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Aug 30, 2001
Summary: [Nobel Nominee Says All Religions Are Equal, Citation: S.A. Mawhorr, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Illinois) (1-5-00), p.1] At a January 4, 2000 interfaith dialogue in the Chicago suburbs, Nobel Peace Prize nominee M. Cherif Bassiouni, a law pro...
Category: Stories
based on 43 ratings
Scripture: none
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Looking for the Father
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Aug 30, 2001
Summary: LOOKING FOR THE FATHER Author Michael Green writes: Only Jesus fully understands God the Father. Great people have discovered and taught many true and noble things about God. Nobody has known him with the intimacy of Jesus, who could call hi...
Category: Stories
based on 58 ratings
Scripture: none
Mary Lewis avatar
I Would Like To Read You Something I Came Across ...
Shared By: Mary Lewis on Sep 24, 2001
Summary: I would like to read you something I came across this week. It was written by a man named Tamim Ansary– who is an Afghani-American writer [ taken from Salon.com ]. I don’t generally like to read something of this length, but I think it i...
Category: Quotes
based on 72 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Official Position Of Islam Is That Her ...
Shared By: Christopher Arch on Sep 25, 2001
Summary: The official position of Islam is that her martyrs go directly to heaven: The Prophet said, "The person who participates in (Holy battles) in Allah's cause and nothing compels him to do so except belief in Allah and His Apostles, will be recompens...
Category: Quotes
based on 68 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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A Different View of Peace
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2001
Summary: A DIFFERENT VIEW OF PEACE "Islam, we’ve been told, is related to the Arabic word meaning "peace." This is correct, except that the word means a particular kind of peace. A better translation is "surrender" or "submission." It describes ...
Category: Quotes
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Other Side of Islam
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2001
Summary: THE OTHER SIDE OF ISLAM As Dr. Samuel Schlorff, an expert on Islam with Arab World Ministries puts it, "The truth is that there is another side to Islam, a side that embraces violence ’in the way of Allah.’ . . . It holds that all ...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
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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Across The Pond, Dawn Gilkes, Wife Of Vicar Don ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Dec 16, 2001
Summary: Across the pond, Dawn Gilkes, wife of vicar Don Gilkes, asked children at her church to pray that Osama bin Laden and other Muslims would convert to Christianity. One parent complained, "In the current climate to voice sentiment...
Category: Stories
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One-third Of Americans Reassess Priorities After ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 19, 2002
Summary: One-third of Americans Reassess Priorities After Terrorist Attacks (RNS) One-third of Americans say the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were a "life-altering experience" that caused them to change their priorities, according to a new Gallup poll. N...
Category: Statistics
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
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If Jesus Christ Were To Come Today People Would ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: If Jesus Christ were to come today people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner; and hear what he had to say, and make fun of it. Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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What Do Hindu's Believe About the Self?
Shared By: SermonCentral on Feb 10, 2002
Summary: What do Hindu’s believe about the self? "Who is that Self? The Self, pure awareness, shines as the light within the heart, surrounded by the senses. Only seeming to think, seeming to move, the Self neither sleeps nor wakes nor dreams. ...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
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Many Prophets
Shared By: Matthew Rogers on Feb 20, 2002
Summary: MANY PROPHETS Take a short trip to the B’Hai Temple. You’ll find a variety of pictures on the walls. Pictures of Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, Mohammed and others. The message of the B’Hai faith is this: Jesus is just one of many prophets. It’...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: John 14:6
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Years Ago, A Wealthy Lady From The East Made ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Mar 18, 2002
Summary: Years ago, a wealthy lady from the East made many trips to Salt Lake City to be baptized for the dead. Over the years she was baptized 30,000 times! She did it for relatives and friends and former people like Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Napo...
Category: Stories
based on 261 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Americans First
Shared By: B. D. B Moses on Mar 21, 2002
Summary: AMERICANS FIRST During the time of the Iranian Hostage Crisis, Greg Livingstone was asked to give a "missions minute" at a large evangelical church on the East Coast. Since he had only one minute to speak, he decided to ask them only two question...
Category: Stories
based on 38 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: John 8:32
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Working on Hell
Shared By: SermonCentral on Mar 22, 2002
Summary: WORKING ON HELL Reader’s Digest recently asked the great fighter Muhammed Ali what his faith meant to him. Ali replied: "[It] means [a] ticket to heaven. One day we’re all going to die, and God’s going to judge us, [our] good and bad dee...
Category: Quotes
based on 21 ratings
Scripture: none
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Buddha's Finger
Shared By: Rodney Buchanan on Mar 30, 2002
Summary: BUDDHA'S FINGER In 1981 there was a devastating flood in central China. During the flood an ancient pagoda collapsed at Famen Temple. A few years later, archaeologists were digging through the rubble when they made a startling discovery. Sea...
Category: Stories
based on 44 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none