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  • Breakthrough Prayer

    Contributed by Martin Spoelstra on May 23, 2018
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    If we really want to pray with power, we need to break through into greater holiness. We don’t need a formula or a method for praying. But we do need to live with purity and simplicity rather than with more

  • Spiritual Breakthrough.

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Feb 14, 2014

    During the week I have been looking at a book by John Larsson where he called Spiritual breakthrough where he talks about Samuel Logan Brengle. In his recalling Brengle, Larsson talks of how at the age of twenty-five, Brengle was at a seminary training to be a minister but he was troubled. He more

  • Private Breakthroughs Precede Public ...

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 10, 2009


  • Jim Cymbala Stated In His Book Breakthrough ...

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 28, 2007

    Jim Cymbala stated in his book Breakthrough Prayer, “The God who delights to show mercy is near, waiting for us to call on his name” (page 54).He adds "Today prayer for personal guidance is almost a lost art. Our tendency is to run around doing what we think best and then ask God to bless our more

  • I Have A Friend Who Is A Surfer. He Grew Up At ...

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 10, 2009

    I have a friend who is a surfer. He grew up at the beach in North Carolina and has surfed all his life. He is a skilled surfer. He knows when the waves are good for surfing he knows what equipment he needs and how to properly use it. He is a skilled surfer. However, there is one thing my more

  • Like Riding An Elevator That Takes You Up One ...

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 10, 2009

    Like riding an elevator that takes you up one floor at a time, a breakthrough takes you up one level at a more

  • From "The Quickening"

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 15, 2005
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    Opening Illustration: From the Quickening Our clip illustrates from history and current day stories the power of revival to transform individual people and who in turn then help transform an entire nation from ungodly nations to godly nations. Clip is 35 minutes long covers the history of Revival more

  • Location Is Not The Key: Couch Growth Specialist ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2006
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    Location Is Not The Key: Couch Growth Specialist Dr. Thom Ranier’s new research concludes, to his surprise, there is little correlation between a church’s location and its growth. So what is the biggest factor in a church breakthrough? If there is any one basic lesson to learn, it is to lead the more

  • I Once Read About A Lady, Who Was Placed In A ...

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Mar 19, 2002
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    I once read about a lady, who was placed in a institution in 1929 because of a nervous breakdown. She had left her native country and came to America with hopes and dreams. Unfortunately, nobody could speak her language. She was there until 1977--- for forty-eight years. Still, in all that time, more

  • Joseph Bayley Writing In, The Last Thing We Talk ...

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Jun 12, 2005

    Joseph Bayley writing in, The Last Thing We Talk About, used these words to describe what we’ve all felt. “This frustrates us, especially in a time of scientific breakthrough and exploding knowledge, that we should be able to break out of earth’s environment and yet be stopped cold by death’s more

  • Several Years Ago, Missionaries Had Difficulty In ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Dec 8, 2006
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    Several years ago, missionaries had difficulty in communicating the good news of Jesus Christ to the Chinese people. But one day, there was a breakthrough. A missionary was studying a particular Chinese ideograph, the one which means "righteous." He noticed that it contained an upper and lower more

  • Poem Called Hope  PRO

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 25, 2007
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    Poem called Hope It’s magic and it’s free. It’s not in a prescription. It’s not in an IV. It punctuates our laughter, it sparkles in our tears. It simmers under sorrows, and dissipates our fears. Do you know what Hope is? It’s reaching past today. It’s dreaming of tomorrow. It’s trying a more

  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer Said, "He Who Is Alone With ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
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    Dietrich Bonhoeffer said, “He who is alone with his sins is utterly alone. It may be that Christians, not withstanding corporate worship, common prayer, and all their fellowship in service, may still be left to their loneliness. The final breakthrough to fellowship does not occur because, though more

  • On October 1, 1947 Chuck Yeager Became The First ...

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 11, 2009

    On October 1, 1947 Chuck Yeager became the first person to break the sound barrier when he flew the Bell X-1 rocket plane to a speed of MACH 1 at an altitude of 45,000 feet. In aerodynamics, the sound barrier is the apparent physical boundary stopping large objects from becoming supersonic. But more

  • The First Computers, Built Around The End Of The ...

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 10, 2002

    The first computers, built around the end of the Second World War, were large machines that could have taken up most of this sanctuary. But, over a period of 30 - 40 years, they shrunk in size and grew in power. A man by the name of Douglas Engelbart, a former Navy Radar Technician, established more

  • I Doubt If Anyone Knows The Name Of The Man In ...

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on Oct 26, 2006
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    I doubt if anyone knows the name of the man in the picture on the screen, but once I tell you his name, you’ll know him, at least in some way. Who is he? Adolf Coors IV! (show picture) And yes, his father was killed in the 60’s by a mad gunman. But years later Adolph became a Christian and realized more

  • I've Been Reading The Book By Don Richardson, ...  PRO

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Jun 23, 2003
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    I’ve been reading the book by Don Richardson, "Eternity In Their Hearts." In the book, Richardson tells of how God implants His plan for mankind’s eternity into their culture. In one section, he wrote about the difficulty missionaries had in communicating the good news of Jesus Christ to the more

  • Ordinary People Is A Book That Was Later Made ...

    Contributed by Bobby Touchton on May 9, 2004

    ORDINARY PEOPLE is a book that was later made into a movie. It is set in Lake Forest, Illinois, during the 1970s. The action focuses on the Jarrett family--Calvin and Beth and their son Conrad. Before the action of the book begins, there was a second Jarrett son--Buck--who was killed in a boating more

  • Only Three Parachutes

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Dec 15, 2007

    ONLY THREE PARACHUTES An amusing story about the plane going over the Atlantic Ocean with the only people on board the pilot a scientist, a minister and a back packer. The plane has engine trouble and the pilot goes to the passengers to inform them of the situation. He explains that the plane is more

  • Hellen Keller ...

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 25, 2009

    ILLUSTRATION… Hellen Keller (p) Whenever I read this passage, I cannot help but think of another movie! I think of the 1962 (and in 1979) movie about Hellen Keller called “The Miracle Worker.” Hellen Keller was deaf and blind and could not communicate. Her teacher, Anne Sullivan arrived at more