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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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Brother Andrew Tells Of Being In Hospital Full Of ...
Shared By: John Gullick on Dec 2, 2000
Summary: Brother Andrew tells of being in hospital full of resentment and hatred during the Indonesian war in 1946. Whilst in hospital a bible had been delivered to him. One day - he writes - I asked the nun who came to bathe me how it was that she and the...
Category: Stories
based on 123 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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A Cartoon Has Been Found On A Wall In The Ruins ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: A cartoon has been found on a wall in the ruins of ancient Rome showing how crazy the Christian message seemed to the people of that time. It’s a caricature of Jesus’ crucifixion, showing a man’s body hanging on a cross - but the body has the head ...
Category: Stories
based on 132 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Pastor Was Preparing A Christmas Message And ...
Shared By: Harold Miller on Dec 15, 2000
Summary: A pastor was preparing a Christmas message and fell asleep in his study at the church. He dreamed that he was in a world into which Jesus had never come. He walked out on the streets, but no church spires pointed to heaven. He was summoned by a weep...
Category: Stories
based on 156 ratings
Denomination: Mennonite
Scripture: Luke 2:10-11
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The Moravian Brethren, 200 Years Ago, Formed One ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: The Moravian Brethren, 200 years ago, formed one of the greatest missionary movements. Two of their members heard of a leper colony in Africa where no missionary was allowed to enter and then return home for fear that the disease might spread in Ge...
Category: Stories
based on 124 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
Bill Sullivan avatar
Singer Michael Card Wrote A Song Called The ...
Shared By: Bill Sullivan on Dec 7, 2000
Summary: Singer Michael Card wrote a song called The Promise, and he wrote a little Christmas devotional on this theme: He noted: Christianity is founded on a promise. Faith involves waiting on a promise. Our hope is based on a promise. Promises ...
Category: Quotes
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In The Years Of Communist Domination Of East ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: In the years of Communist domination of East Germany there was a symbol which brought hope and comfort to believers in Jesus. A huge TV tower had been erected to broadcast atheistic propaganda. Near the top of the building was a globe-shaped struc...
Category: Stories
based on 135 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Herbert Lockyer Says, “ At The Old Rugged ...
Shared By: Philip Makari on Jan 16, 2001
Summary: Herbert Lockyer says, “ At the old rugged cross we see man at his worst, but God at his best.”
Category: Quotes
based on 114 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
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The Life Of Jesus Christ Was An Absolute ...
Shared By: David Yarbrough on Jan 17, 2001
Summary: "The life of Jesus Christ was an absolute failure from every standpoint except God’s. But what seemed to be failure from man’s standpoint was a triumph from God’s standpoint, because God’s purpose is never the same as man&#82...
Category: Quotes
based on 127 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Jeremiah 29:11
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Why Would God Go To All The Trouble To Endure Our ...
Shared By: David Simmons on Jan 18, 2001
Summary: Why would God go to all the trouble to endure our bad choices and our flagrant sinning in order to have relationship with us? Hear the story of the lost son from the modern setting as told by Philip Yancey in his book What’s so Amazing about Grace....
Category: Stories
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About 6am On A Wed Morning James Lawson Of ...
Shared By: Jeffrey Stewart on Oct 21, 2000
Summary: About 6am on a Wed morning James Lawson of Running Springs, CA left home to apply for a new job. An hour later his 36 yr old wife, Pasty left for her 5th grade teaching job down the mountain with her 2 children, 5 yr old Susan and 2 yr old Jerry. Un...
Category: Stories
based on 81 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Pastor Was Called To A New Church. The First ...
Shared By: Steve Heartsill on Oct 25, 2000
Summary: A pastor was called to a new church. The first Sunday the pastor was there, his message was taken from John 3:16. The message was entitled, "How to Be Born Again." The message was well received, but no decisions were made. The second Sunday, the pa...
Category: Humor
based on 131 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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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Oswald Chambers Writes, "in The Cross We May See ...
Shared By: Mark Beaird on Nov 3, 2000
Summary: Oswald Chambers writes, "In the Cross we may see the dimensions of Divine love. The Cross is not the cross of a man, but the exhibition of the heart of God. At the back of the wall of the world stands God with His arms outstretched, and every man dr...
Category: Quotes
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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One Sunday, A Monk Was Invited To Speak About ...
Shared By: Francis Neil Jalando-on on Nov 3, 2000
Summary: One Sunday, a monk was invited to speak about the ‘love of God.’ He waited until it is dark and proceeded in the altar with a lighted candle. He first illumined the crown of thorns then the two hands that are nailed after that he continu...
Category: Stories
based on 134 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Does God Really Love Us? I Say Look To The ...
Shared By: Bill Lobbs on Nov 4, 2000
Summary: Does God really love us? I say look to the crucified Jesus. Look to the old rugged cross. -By every thorn that punctured His brow. -By every mark of the back lacerating scourge. -By every hair of his beard plucked from his cheeks by cruel fingers...
Category: Quotes
based on 126 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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Some Time Ago, A Teenager, Arthur Hinkley, Lifted ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: Some time ago, a teenager, Arthur Hinkley, lifted a 3,000-pound tractor with his bare hands. He wasn’t a weight lifter, but his friend, Lloyd Bachelder, 18, was pinned under a tractor on a farm near Rome, Maine. Hearing Lloyd scream, Arthur so...
Category: Stories
based on 103 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: John 3:16
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Next Time You’re In An Airport Notice The ...
Shared By: Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: Next time you’re in an airport notice the difference between passengers who have confirmed tickets and those on standby (Hybels, Too Busy Not to Pray 113). Those who have confirmed tickets are relaxed, their confident and expectant. Those on s...
Category: Stories
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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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The Playlet Entitled ‘the Long Silence' Says It ...
Shared By: Steven Chapman on Feb 9, 2001
Summary: The playlet entitled ‘The Long Silence’ says it all: At the end of time, billions of people were scattered on a great plain before God’s throne. Most shrank back from the brilliant light before them. But some groups near the front talked heated...
Category: Stories
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During The War In Vietnam, A Young West Point ...
Shared By: Mary Lewis on Feb 12, 2001
Summary: During the war in Vietnam, a young West Point graduate was sent over to lead a group of new recruits into battle. He did his job well, trying his best to keep his from ambush and death. But one night when they had been under attack, he was unable to...
Category: Stories
based on 133 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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In 1992, A Los Angeles County Parking Control ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Mar 2, 2001
Summary: “In 1992, a Los Angeles County parking control officer came upon a brown El Dorado Cadillac illegally parked next to the curb on street-sweeping day. The officer dutifully wrote out a ticket. Ignoring the man seated at the driver’s wheel, the off...
Category: Stories
based on 143 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Exodus 12:10-31
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All I Will Ever Need To Know I Learned From ...
Shared By: Wayne Burnett on Feb 28, 2001
Summary: -All I will ever need to know I learned from Noah. One, Don’t miss the boat. Two, Remember that we are all in the same boat. Three. Plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the Ark . Four, Stay fit. When you’re 600 years old s...
Category: Humor
based on 302 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
Rob Short avatar
One Of The Most Disturbing And Powerful Films I ...
Shared By: Rob Short on Mar 18, 2001
Summary: One of the most disturbing and powerful films I have seen over the last couple of years is Steven Spielberg’s movie, Saving Private Ryan. The movie tells the story of an Army captain named John Miller who having survived the carnage of the ...
Category: Movies / Videos
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What Makes A Hero? Webster’s Defines A ...
Shared By: Don Haselhuhn on Mar 20, 2001
Summary: What makes a hero? Webster’s defines a hero as a person “of distinguished courage, moral or physical; chief character in a play, novel, poem, etc.” One of my wife and my favorite movies is “The Princess Bride.” One c...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 103 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Scripture: none
John Beehler avatar
Lost And Found Ad - Lost Dog, Brown Fur, Some ...
Shared By: John Beehler on Mar 20, 2001
Summary: Lost and Found ad - Lost dog, brown fur, some missing due to mange, blind in one eye, three legs, slightly arthritic, goes by name of Lucky.
Category: Humor
based on 152 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Scripture: none
Steve Malone avatar
A Cartoon Has Been Found In The Ruins Of Ancient ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Mar 26, 2001
Summary: A cartoon has been found in the ruins of ancient Rome showing how crazy the Christian message seemed to the people of that time. It’s a caricature of Jesus’ crucifixion, showing a man’s body hanging on a cross – but the body has a head of a donkey...
Category: Stories
based on 121 ratings
Scripture: none
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Foot and Mouth
Shared By: Graham John on Apr 2, 2001
Summary: Foot and Mouth The most recent attack on the foot and mouth disease that is ravaging farms in the U.K. has been the sad slaughter of thousands and thousands of unaffected cows & sheep, together with their newborn spring lambs. This is to create a ...
Category: Stories
based on 139 ratings
Scripture: none
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There Was A Law In Tokyo Around The Year 1900 ...
Shared By: Evie Megginson on Apr 5, 2001
Summary: There was a law in Tokyo around the year 1900 that no foreigner could take up residence there unless he had a "substitute." There were natives who hired themselves out for this purpose. If the foreigner broke any law, the substitute suffered the p...
Category: Stories
based on 105 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none