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Glynda Lomax avatar
Being Crucified with Christ
Shared By: Glynda Lomax on Aug 11, 2016
Summary: As I was typing up the many pages of notes I would use for my weekly podcast sermon, I needed to replace a name in part of my document with "M-E," so it would read correctly as I recorded. I was trying to use the ’Find & Replace’ command, but it loo...
Category: Humor
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THE LITTLE DOG WHO WAS KICKED OUT OF SCHOOL
Shared By: Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 14, 2014
Summary: A dog followed his owner to school. His owner was a fourth grader at a public elementary school. However, when the bell rang, the dog slipped inside the building and made it all the way to the child's classroom before a teacher noticed and shooed ...
Category: Stories
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All Moms Know This Stuff
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Sep 7, 2012
Summary: ALL MOMS KNOW THIS STUFF One mom was out walking with her 4-year-old daughter when her girl picked up something from the ground and started to put it in her mouth. The mother tells what happens in her own words: "I took the item away from her...
Category: Humor
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: *other
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A Boy Waits for the Bus
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 5, 2012
Summary: A BOY WAITS FOR THE BUS There's an old story of the boy who stood on a sidewalk, waiting on a bus. A man walking by spotted the boy, and gave him some gentle instruction. "Son," he said, "if you're waiting on the bus, you need to move to the stre...
Category: Stories
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Christ and the Law of Compound Probability
Shared By: suresh manoharan on Jan 1, 2012
Summary: CHRIST AND THE LAW OF COMPOUND PROBABILITY In the book, Science Speaks, Professor Peter Stoner used "the Law of Compound Probability," to assess some of the prophecies relating to Christ. Simply stated, this law is used to calculate the odds agai...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-39:10
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Who Created the Universe?
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 23, 2011
Summary: WHO CREATED THE UNIVERSE? In 2005, Newsweek and Beliefnet asked Americans this question: "Do you believe that God created the universe?" Eighty percent of those responding said the universe was created by God. That's good news! And it's pretty am...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5
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Glory
Shared By: Ajai Prakash on Jun 2, 2011
Summary: GOD’S GLORY AT MARANATHA At the 2009 Kansas high school state track championship, an unusual thing happened. The team that won the girls 3,200-meter relay was disqualified. But what happened next was even more unusual. The team that was awarded t...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
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God Knows Where We Are
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 23, 2011
Summary: GOD KNOWS WHERE WE ARE Ken Gaub wrote about an experience he had back in the 1990s: "Do you believe that God not only loves you, but knows where you are and what you’re doing every minute of the day? I certainly do after an amazing experience...
Category: Stories
based on 8 ratings
Denomination: *other
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A Full Life
Shared By: Ovidiu Radulescu on Apr 25, 2011
Summary: A FULL LIFE A boat docked in a tiny Mexican village. An American tourist complimented the Mexican fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took him to catch them. "Not very long," answered the Mexican. "Well, then, why did...
Category: Stories
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A Nation of Bible Illiterates
Shared By: Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010
Summary: A Nation of Bible Illiterates George Barna wrote The State of the Church in 2002. Barna conducted a survey of self-pronounced Christians and here’s what he found about their knowledge of the Bible. These are Christians. • 48% could not name ...
Category: Statistics
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Who Would You Quote In Outer ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Dec 11, 2009
Summary: Who Would You Quote in Outer Space? On Christmas Day 1968, the three astronauts of Apollo 8 circled the dark side of the moon and headed for home. Suddenly, over the horizon of the moon rose the blue and white earth, garlanded by the glistening lig...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5
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Choosing to Believe What's Impossible
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Dec 11, 2009
Summary: CHOOSING TO BELIEVE WHAT'S IMPOSSIBLE Evolutionists say that life arose as a result of spontaneous generation; that it all began as inorganic matter, or pre biotic soup, a puddle of green slime. They call it a "fortuitous concourse of atoms." Doe...
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5
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Science Teachers and Creationism
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 14, 2009
Summary: SCIENCE TEACHERS AND CREATIONISM Teachers ultimately hold the final word on what is taught in the classroom, and 16% all U.S. science teachers are creationists, finds to a Penn State Study. While a majority of teachers surveyed said they spent at...
Category: Statistics
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2:25
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Teach Him to Walk, But Not Where
Shared By: Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
Summary: TEACH HIM TO WALK, BUT NOT WHERE A rehabilitation counselor took an early retirement to spend the rest of his life preaching. One day, while addressing an audience, he told of how - early in his career - he found a young boy with several birth de...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
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66% Of Web Users View Streaming Video At Least ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: 66% of Web users view streaming video at least weekly. (Foster letter 3/25/07)
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-20:25
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Since My High School Years, The Message Of The ...
Shared By: R. David Reynolds on Jan 1, 2008
Summary: Since my high school years, the message of the Gospel Hymn “God Will Take Care of You” by Civilla D. Martin, have spoken to my heart, especially in times such as these. I would like to share the lyrics of the first stanza and the refrain with you t...
Category: Quotes
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-50:8
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The Weather Bureau Has Changed Its Name To ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: The Weather Bureau has changed its name to Environmental Science Services Administration and we still get six inches of snow when the forecast says partly cloudy.
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-31
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Dont Be Afraid To Take A Big Step If One Is ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: Dont be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You cant cross a chasm in two small jumps.
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-13:1
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I Think The World Of Today Would Go Mad, Just ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "I think the world of today would go mad, just frenzied with strain and pressure, but for the blessed institution of Sunday."
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-40:40
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Each 24 Hours, The World Turns Over On Someone ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Each 24 hours, the world turns over on someone who was sitting on top of it."
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1
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The World Has Achieved Brilliance Without ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living."
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-50:26
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The Way To Get Started Is To Quit Talking And ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: The way to get started is to quit talking and being doing.
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1
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A Strong Positive Mental Attitude Will Create ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 11, 2007
Summary: A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
Category: Quotes
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-10
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Take The Founders Of Space Travel, For Example. ...
Shared By: Kenneth Squires on Mar 13, 2007
Summary: Take the founders of space travel, for example. Three innovative men, each unaware of the others, launched our world into the unexpected new era of space travel: (1) In 1903, Russian Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky first speculated that a rocket coul...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2:1
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John Piper Wrote A Paper--written Years Ago ...
Shared By: Philip Harrelson on Dec 28, 2006
Summary: -John Piper wrote a paper--written years ago (1995)--on how Christian leaders should avoid sexual sin. Piper lists ten potential pitfalls and proposes ten protections against them: • PITFALL: Falling in love with the present world. PROTECTION: ...
Category: Quotes
based on 23 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: Genesis 1:1
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Prayer Is Not Monologue, But Dialogue. God's ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 8, 2006
Summary: "Prayer is not monologue, but dialogue. God’s voice in response to mine is its most essential part." Murray, Andrew
Category: Quotes
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Is There Really a God??
Shared By: Paul Weimeschkirch on Aug 15, 2005
Summary: Is There Really A God?? 93 million miles from the blistering surface of the sun hangs the planet earth. A rotating sphere perfectly suspended in the center of the universe. The ultimate creation from an infinite mind. An unbelievable in...
Category: Statistics
based on 23 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2
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Nature Miracles Are Wonderful But They Are The ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Apr 20, 2003
Summary: Nature miracles are wonderful but they are the exception rather than the rule. We might wonder why? Some people have intellectual difficulties with miracles. It’s true that the laws of physics are God’s usual way of working. Their consistency spe...
Category: Quotes
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-3:24
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On Christmas Day 1968, The Three Astronauts Of ...
Shared By: D. Greg Ebie on Oct 4, 2002
Summary: On Christmas Day 1968, the three astronauts of Apollo 8 circled the dark side of the moon and headed for home. Suddenly, over the horizon of the moon rose the blue and white Earth garlanded by the glistening light of the sun against the black void ...
Category: Stories
based on 68 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: Genesis 1:1
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Love Is A Dream. Marriage Is The Alarm ...
Shared By: Victor Nazareth on Apr 6, 2002
Summary: Love is a dream. Marriage is the alarm clock!
Category: Humor
based on 69 ratings
Denomination: Charismatic
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-34:14