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  • I Began To Understand God's Omnipotent Power," ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    "I began to understand God’s omnipotent power," Struecker said. "He was orchestrating every single bullet that was fired that night. ... The peace that I had was not only for my own life, but for the lives of my soldiers. If any of them were to get shot, then that was part of God’s sovereign plan." ...read more

  • Grizzly Pun  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 20, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,694 views

    Grizzly Pun One day in the forest, three animals were discussing who among them was the most powerful. "I am," said the hawk, "because I can fly and swoop down swiftly at my prey." "That’s nothing," said the mountain lion, "I am not only fleet, but I have powerful teeth and claws." "I ...read more

  • A Young Boy Was Waiting After Church For His ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Feb 14, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 1,617 views

    A young boy was waiting after church for his family. The pastor saw him standing around and struck up a conversation. Noticing the boy had just come from Sunday School, the pastor thought he would ask him a question to see what he was learning. He said, “Young man, if you can tell me something ...read more

  • If A Thing Reflects No Light, It Is Black; If It ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    If a thing reflects no light, it is black; if it reflects part of the rays, it is blue or indigo or red; but, if it reflects them all, it is white. We shall seek, not to absorb, but to reflect, the light from heaven. Thus we shall become pure and spotless, like the ...read more

  • It's Been Said That God Is Like Coke...he's The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    It’s been said that GOD is like Coke...He’s the real thing. GOD is like General Electric...He brings things to life. GOD is like Bayer Aspirin...He works wonders. GOD is like Hallmark Cards...He cares enough to send the very best. GOD is like Tide...He gets the stains out that others leave ...read more

  • Do You Know This Man? His Name Is Thomas ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    Do you know this man? His name is Thomas Jonathan Jackson. In 1851 he resigned from the army to teach at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. In the ensuing years tension arose between the Union states and the Southern states over slavery. In November 1859, Jackson was one of ...read more

  • Crowns Have Always Been The Sign Of Authority ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    Crowns have always been the sign of authority and Kingship. Charlemagne, whom historians say should deserve to be called "great" above all others, wore an octagonal crown. Each of the eight sides was a plaque of gold, and each plaque was studded with emeralds, sapphires, and pearls. The cost was ...read more

  • A Few Years Ago The Chernobyl Nuclear Plant In ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    A few years ago the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Russia had a meltdown and created an enormous tragedy. The disaster threatened the people in Russia and the neighboring countries, but also countries as far away as Sweden. To make the best of a catastrophic situation, the Russian authorities ...read more

  • During The 1992 Summer Olympics, All U.s. ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    During the 1992 Summer Olympics, all U.S. athletes were required to wear Reebok warm-up suits at the awards ceremony. Charles Barkley of the U.S. basketball "Dream Team" anticipated the probability that his team would win the gold medal. He said, "Us Nike guys are loyal to Nike because they pay us ...read more

  • Sailors In The Northern Oceans Have Frequently ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
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    Sailors in the northern oceans have frequently observed icebergs traveling in one direction in spite of strong winds blowing in the opposite direction. The icebergs were moving against the winds, but how? The explanation is that the icebergs, with eight-ninths of their bulk under the water ...read more

  • A Hobo Knocked On The Door Of An English Pub ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    A hobo knocked on the door of an English pub called "George and the Dragon." A woman opened the door. He asked, "Could I have a bit to eat?" The woman screamed at him and began to curse and malign him. Finally she slammed the door in his face. He knocked ...read more

  • In The Days Of The Roman Emperor Nero, There ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    In the days of the Roman Emperor Nero, there lived and served him a band of soldiers known as the "Emperor’s Wrestlers." Fine, stalwart men they were, picked from the best and the bravest of the land, recruited from the great athletes of the Roman amphitheater. In the great amphitheater they ...read more

  • When The Great Roman Army Was Sent To Fight In ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    When the great Roman army was sent to fight in Gaul, no soldiers were braver or more loyal than this band of wrestlers led by their centurion Vespasian. But news reached Nero that many Roman soldiers had accepted the Christian faith. Therefore, this decree was dispatched to the centurion Vespasian; ...read more

  • After The First World War, The Prince Of Wales ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    After the First World War, the Prince of Wales was invited to visit a military hospital in which there were 36 injured soldiers. He willingly accepted. In the first ward he visited, he went from bed to bed thanking each soldier for his sacrifices for Great Britain and the Empire. As he left the ...read more

  • How Many Of You Know That Life Brings Many ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    How many of you know that life brings many challenges? One person said, “Life is hard, and then you die.” In daily life we need a constant source of supply. Otherwise, we live in a fearful state with anxiety. Are you familiar with “Frank and Ernest”? One cartoon strip shows Frank sound asleep. ...read more

  • The Wrong Kind Of Faith

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    Here’s an example of the wrong kind of faith. Are you familiar with the Broom Hilda comic strip? Anybody ever seen it? For an illustration of mindless faith I like the conversation that takes place between Irwin Troll and Gaylord Buzzard. Gaylord is reading the daily paper and observes, "First we ...read more

  • Shortly After Dallas Theological Seminary Was ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    Shortly after Dallas Theological Seminary was founded in 1924, it almost came to the point of bankruptcy. All the creditors were going to foreclose at noon on a particular day. That morning they met in the president’s office with Dr. Chafer for prayer that God would provide. In that prayer ...read more

  • Dr. Helen Roseveare, Missionary To Zaire ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
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    Dr. Helen Roseveare, missionary to Zaire (formerly the Belgian Congo), told the following story: A mother at our mission station died after giving birth to a premature baby. We tried to improvise an incubator to keep the infant alive, but the only hot water bottle we had was beyond repair. So ...read more

  • A Tiny Girl Was Taking A Long Journey And In The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
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    A tiny girl was taking a long journey and in the course of the day her train was obliged to cross a number of rivers. The water seen in advance always awakened doubts and fears in the child. She did not understand how it could safely be crossed. As they drew near the river, however, a bridge ...read more

  • The Scary Ride

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 1,343 views

    A father said: On a summer day I took my three-year-old daughter to a Kiddy Park in Dallas, Texas to ride the rides. I put her on a small ride which she insisted on trying even though it was the ’scariest.’ As she whipped around the corners in the kiddy car, she wrinkled up her face into a ...read more