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  • Christian Love Impacts A Heartless World  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 18, 2009
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    CHRISTIAN LOVE IMPACTS A HEARTLESS WORLD We live in a heartless world. The last United States census missed at least 5.7 million people who were anonymous even to the census takers. Every year thousands of unidentified and even unidentifiable bodies are found across North America. And only one ...read more

  • Quotation: Christian Love Links Love Of God And ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    Quotation: Christian love links love of God and love of neighbor in a twofold Great Commandment from which neither element can be dropped, so sin against neighbor through lack of ...read more

  • Adults Often Don't Grasp Mature, Christian Love. ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    Adults often don’t grasp mature, Christian love. Chuck Swindoll told about the guy who fell in love with an opera singer. He hardly knew her, since his only view of the singer was through binoculars--from the third balcony. But he was convinced he could live happily ever after married to a voice ...read more

  • John Ortberg In The Life You've Always Wanted ...

    Contributed by C Vincent on Feb 13, 2009
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    John Ortberg in The Life You’ve Always Wanted speaks about Mable. She was in a state-run convalescent home, a place where people were left to die. Mable lived 25yrs in a home. She was strapped into a wheelchair; half her face was eaten away with cancer, she was blind and almost deaf; she ...read more

  • Anyone Can Do That...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
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    "ANYONE CAN DO THAT..." There was a man named Doug Nichols who went to India to be a missionary. While he was just starting to study the language, he became infected with tuberculosis and had to be put in a sanitarium. It was not a very good place to be. It was not very clean and conditions ...read more

  • I Wish I Could Be Like That  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
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    I WISH I COULD BE LIKE THAT It was the Christmas season and Paul had received a special pre-Christmas gift from his brother. It was a beautiful brand new automobile. On Christmas Eve, when Paul came out of his office, a street kid was walking around the shiny new car, admiring it. When ...read more

  • Brother's Brother

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
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    BROTHER’S BROTHER Robert Hingson is a physician, an anesthesiologist, working out of Pittsburgh. A Baptist layman, he got interested in the plight of the diseased peoples of the world. He found out that thousands of the world’s children are dying from a host of contagious diseases. So Bob ...read more

  • Live What You Believe  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 8, 2009
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    LIVE WHAT YOU BELIEVE After the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989, no person in all of East Germany was more despised than the former Communist dictator Erich Honniker. He had been stripped of all his offices. Even the Communist Party rejected him. Kicked out of his villa, the new government ...read more

  • An Outstretched Hand

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 27, 2009
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    AN OUTSTRETCHED HAND In Stockholm, Sweden, a woman was injured as she rushed to catch a streetcar. She stumbled in front of the moving car and was caught beneath it. The police sent for a crane to lift the car off her body. While waiting for the crane, a crowd of people gathered out of ...read more

  • Love Is Not Self-Seeking

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 28, 2009
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    LOVE IS NOT SELF-SEEKING I read a beautiful story that illustrates this truth. In December of 1971 the Daily News of Maryville, Tennessee, ran a brief story about a nine-year-old boy who did an inspiring and self-giving act. He loved his mother, who had been widowed, and wanted to buy her a ...read more

  • I Didn't Know Her.

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 28, 2009
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    "I DIDN’T KNOW HER." A few years ago, a man named David Cash and a friend and his friend Jeremy Strohmeyer were in Las Vegas. Strohmeyer followed a young girl into a bathroom and began to physically assault her. Cash came upon the scene, made a half-hearted attempt to intervene, and then left ...read more

  • Love Your Neighbor's Broccoli

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 28, 2009
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    LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR’S BROCCOLI A little girl stayed for dinner at the home of her friend. The vegetable was buttered broccoli, and the mother asked if she liked it. The child replied very politely, "Oh, yes, I love it." But when the bowl of broccoli was passed, she declined to take any. The ...read more

  • The Categorical Imperative

    Contributed by Daniel Haas on May 8, 2009
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    THE CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE The Golden Rule is common sense. The most concise version is to be found in the works of Immanuel Kant and goes by the name of the Categorical Imperative: "Act only according to that maxim ...read more

  • Your First Love

    Contributed by Charles Worth on May 16, 2009
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    YOUR FIRST LOVE Remember your first love? That innocent time in life when you had fallen "head over heels" for someone? Knowing it is the right thing to do you went to her/him and confessed your undying love; only to be told how much they "like" you as a friend. Jesus must feel that way at ...read more

  • Don't Underestimate An Act Of Love

    Contributed by Billy Noel on May 18, 2009
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    DON'T UNDERESTIMATE AN ACT OF LOVE One day, when I was a freshman in high school, I saw a kid from my class was walking home from school. His name was Kyle. It looked like he was carrying all of his books. I thought to myself, "Why would anyone bring home all his books on a Friday? He must ...read more

  • There Was This Teacher...

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 1, 2009
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    THERE WAS THIS TEACHER... Eric Butterworth once told about a college professor who had his sociology class go into the Baltimore slums to get case histories of 200 young boys. The students were asked to write an evaluation of each boy’s future. In every case the students wrote, "He hasn’t got a ...read more

  • Love In The Driveway  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 25, 2009
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    LOVE IN THE DRIVEWAY One young boy said, "Love is when his daddy reads me a bedtime story. True love is when he doesn’t skip any pages." I remember when my son Shawn was in high school. Several times he parked his truck in the middle of the driveway. That got my dander up, because I could not ...read more

  • Let The Love Of Christ Move You

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 14, 2009
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    LET THE LOVE OF CHRIST MOVE YOU I’ve met this guy that I will call Bob. Bob just recently got out of prison. He got caught up in using and did some stupid stuff. He was sent for prison. He had been trying do right and do good but he just got out of control. He was sorry about what he had done ...read more

  • Love Is Never Inconsiderate

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 21, 2009
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    LOVE IS NEVER INCONSIDERATE Gary and Mary Jane Chauncey were totally devoted to their eleven-year-old daughter Andrea. Andrea was confined to a wheelchair because of cerebral palsy. Andrea was pretty insignificant to practically everyone except her parents. The Chauncey family were ...read more

  • Antoine De Saint-Exupery In The Little Prince ...

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 21, 2009
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    Antoine de Saint-Exupery in The Little Prince wrote, "It is with the heart that one see rightly; what is ...read more