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Martyrdom Of Missionary Doctor Paul ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 29, 2010
Summary: Martyrdom of Missionary Doctor Paul Carlson Don Carson has written a book which is also titled, “How Long O Lord: Reflections on Suffering & Evil.” At the beginning of the book, he recounted this real-life story. A pastor is cutting his front la...
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Army Paratrooper Takes Comfort And Hope Listening ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 9, 2009
Summary: Army Paratrooper Takes Comfort and Hope Listening To Taps During the Vietnam War A story from a Vietnam veteran testifies of God’s transforming work. I served as an airborne Ranger platoon leader (paratrooper) in the First Air Cavalry Division duri...
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The Cross At Ground Zero After ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 9, 2009
Summary: The Cross at Ground Zero After 9/11 A testimony from a worker at ground zero on 9-11 testifies of God’s transforming power. I’m an excavation laborer, and a member of union local 731. Pick-and-shovel work is my trade. I live in New Jersey, but I’m ...
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From Time To Time, Lobsters Have To Leave Their ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: From time to time, lobsters have to leave their shells in order to grow. They need the shell to protect them from being torn apart, yet when they grow, the old shell must be abandoned. If they did not abandon it, the old shell would soon become thei...
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A Winning Streak Of One!" 2 Corinthians 4:16-17 ...
Shared By: Mark Brunner on Jun 1, 2005
Summary: “A Winning Streak of One!” 2 Corinthians 4:16-17 Key verse(s) 16“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.” It’s important to make sure that every day of our lives we prac...
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What God Can Do With Your Life
Shared By: Don Hawks on Dec 2, 2003
Summary: WHAT GOD CAN DO WITH YOUR LIFE In the recent movie, "About Schmidt" 66-year-old Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) has retired from his job as an insurance actuary. He is miserable, and after his wife (June Squibb) suddenly dies, he is also lost. He...
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The Cracked Pot
Shared By: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 27, 2002
Summary: THE CRACKED POT A water bearer in India had two large pots, each hung on each end of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, and while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water at ...
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There’s Another Beautiful Picture Of ...
Shared By: Edward Frey on Jul 18, 2001
Summary: There’s another beautiful picture of baptism given here: “For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.” Did you catch it? Baptism clothes us with Christ. We’re wrapped up in Jesus and a...
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Our House Was Directly Across The Street From The ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2000
Summary: Our house was directly across the street from the clinic entrance of John Hopkins in Baltimore. We lived downstairs and rented the upstairs rooms to outpatients at the clinic. One summer evening as I was fixing supper, there was a knock at the doo...
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