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  • Loved, To Be Love

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Apr 22, 2011
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    LOVED, TO BE LOVE One of the neatest gifts I've ever received was this little, hand towel. I was given this during my seminary commencement, and have cherished it ever since. The towel has a little saying on it: "Blessed to be a blessing" Isaiah 61:1. Isaiah 61:1-2 says: "The Spirit of the more

  • Two Teenagers Asked Their Father If They Could Go ...

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 16, 2012
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    Two teenagers asked their father if they could go the theater to watch a movie that all their friends had seen. After reading some reviews about the movie on the internet, he denied their request. "Aw dad, why not?" they complained. "It's rated PG-13, and we're both older than thirteen!" Dad more

  • The Sandwich-Sign Parable

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 24, 2009
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    THE SANDWICH-SIGN PARABLE The faces of the three men were solemn as the mayor informed them of the catastrophe. "The rains have washed away the bridge. During the night many cars drove over the edge and into the river." "What can we do?" asked one. "You must stand on the side of the road and more

  • The Sounds Of Approaching Bagpipes Signaled ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 2, 2010
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    The Sounds of Approaching Bagpipes Signaled Deliverance The Congregational preacher of old, D.L. Moody, tells the story of an incident that occurred during the last mutiny on the land of India, while under British control. The English were besieged in the city of Lucknow, and were in momentary more

  • A Wealthy Businessman, Who Was Well Known For ...  PRO

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on May 8, 2005
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    A wealthy businessman, who was well known for being ruthless and unethical, told Mark Twain that before he died, he wanted to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. He said that when he got there he wanted to climb to the top of Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments, and there read more

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