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  • The Heaven Of Service  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 9, 2002
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    THE HEAVEN OF SERVICE Dr. Laura Schlessinger writes: "I was out at my mother and father’s house, a seventy mile round-trip from my own, because my mother needed a little help. She needed a little help because my father, who has full-blown Alzheimer’s, had taped duct tape all over the three long ...read more

  • Getting To Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2003
    based on 175 ratings
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    *Getting To Heaven* The pastor was talking to a group of young children about believing in Jesus and going to heaven. At the end of his talk, he asked, "Where do you want to go?" "Heaven!" they all piped up. "And what do you have to be to get ...read more

  • The Wheat Of Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 3, 2006
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    The Wheat of Heaven Taken from the stalk of Calvary Placed within the dark, cold earth Silent lies the Wheat of heaven There to wait resurrection birth Left alone in fragrant seed coat Till the time had come to pass It would soon give way to victory Life eternal sprang forth at ...read more

  • Heaven, An Inheritance  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
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    Heaven, an Inheritance Jesus said, "Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in Me. In My Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and ...read more

  • Start With Heaven

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 31, 2010
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    START WITH HEAVEN Randy Alcorn states the following: “Often our thinking is backwards. Why do we imagine that God patterns Heaven’s holy city after an earthly city, as if Heaven knows nothing of community and culture and has to get its ideas from us? Isn’t it more likely that earthly realities, ...read more

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