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The Purpose of the Holy Spirit
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 16, 2009
Summary: THE PURPOSE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT N T Wright, the famous New Testament scholar talks about the task of Christians in the world. He says, "Many say, 'Oh yes, the Holy Spirit came in his place to live in us.' Yes, but for what purpose? The Holy Spirit...
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based on 3 ratings
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View Everyone As God's Creation
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 9, 2009
Summary: VIEW EVERYONE AS GOD’S CREATION Presbyterian biblical scholar/ minister/author Carl Howie tells about an incident that took place in a New York subway. It was winter, and an especially cold and bitter night. Very few people were on the subway at ...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Ephesians 2:10
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A Thanks Offering for God's Grace
Shared By: Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Summary: A Thanks Offering For God's Grace In this country, the entire nation celebrates Thanksgiving in November. Some celebrate by busily preparing food, watching football and gathering with family. These are great Thanksgiving celebrations. Howe...
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The Movie "saving Private Ryan" Ends With Captain ...
Shared By: Mike McGuire on Feb 7, 2007
Summary: The movie "Saving Private Ryan" ends with Captain Miller(Tom Hanks’ character)sitting near a bridge after an attack by German forces. His life is ebbing away as he pulls Ryan (Matt Damon)down toward him. Struggling for breath he whispers, "Earn this...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 13 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Ephesians 2:8-10
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Sanctification Is A Fancy Church Word That Simply ...
Shared By: David Wilson on Jan 20, 2005
Summary: Sanctification is a fancy church word that simply means cleaned up and ready to use. Your laundry that has been washed, dried, and ironed is sanctified because it has been cleaned and prepared for use. My son is a tennis shoe freak. It started ...
Category: Humor
based on 14 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Ephesians 2:10
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Dr. Ronald Meeks, A Biblical Studies Teacher At ...
Shared By: Bobby McDaniel on Nov 15, 2003
Summary: Dr. Ronald Meeks, a Biblical Studies teacher at Blue Mountain Community College in Blue Mountain, MS, writes: I have not had the opportunity to travel much, but several years ago my dad won a trip to Italy through his business and he asked me to go...
Category: Stories
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Ephesians 2:10
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During The Late 1800’s An English ...
Shared By: Tom Dooley on May 14, 2001
Summary: During the late 1800’s an English evangelist named Henry Moorhouse made several trips to preach in America. On one of those occassions he was taking a walk through a poor section of town when he noticed a small boy coming out of a store...
Category: Stories
based on 152 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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You Better Watch Out, You Better Not Cry, You ...
Shared By: Scott Weber on Mar 23, 2001
Summary: "You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to town. He’s making a list, checking it twice, gonna find out who’s naughty and nice, Santa Claus is coming to town. He sees you when you’r...
Category: Humor
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A Large Family Sat Around The Breakfast Table One ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: A large family sat around the breakfast table one morning. As the custom, the father returned thanks, blessing God for the food. Immediately after, however, as was his bad habit, he began to grumble about hard times, the poor quality of the food h...
Category: Humor
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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...
Category: Stories