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  • Transfigurations Are Big ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 15, 2009

    Transfigurations are Big Business The church calls this event the Transfiguration of Christ. Jesus was "transfigured": the figure, the image, the look that he had, the face that showed to others was changed over. The appearance of his face changed. Jesus had a different look. Transfigurations are more

  • The Hope In The Transfiguration  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2010
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    THE HOPE IN THE TRANSFIGURATION In the Winter of 1966, a voters registration card arrived in the mail at the home of Vernon Dahmer. On the surface, something like this is no big deal; it happens every day. But this was different, for a number of reasons. It was different because Vernon Dahmer was more

  • Marvin Vincent Comments On The Transfiguration Of ...

    Contributed by David Tack on Jan 21, 2012

    Marvin Vincent comments on the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ in Matthew 17:2: "...There was a fact and a power in that vision which mere radiance and the appearance of the dead patriarchs could not wholly convey: a revelation of Deity breaking out in that glorified face and form..." (Ref: more

  • Love Is Not Blind; Love Sees A Great Deal More ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    "Love is not blind; love sees a great deal more than the actual, it sees the ideal in the actual, consequently more

  • Now And Then One Sees A Face Which Has Kept Its ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    Now and then one sees a face which has kept its smile pure and undefiled. Such a smile transfigures; such a more

  • Now And Then One Sees A Face Which Has Kept Its ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
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    "Now and then one sees a face which has kept its smile pure and undefiled. Such a smile transfigures; such a smile, if the artful but more

  • Issur Danielovitch Densky Did Not Like The Image ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
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    Issur Danielovitch Densky did not like the image he thought his name projected, so he changed his name and became Kirk Douglas. In the same way, Frances Gum transfigured herself and her image into Judy Garland. Archibald Leach became Cary Grant. Aaron Schwalt became Red Buttons. And would you more

  • The Greatest Miracle Of Jesus

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Nov 5, 2022

    "The Transfiguration was not a new miracle, but the temporary pause of an ongoing miracle. The real miracle was that Jesus, most of the time, could keep from displaying His glory. “For Christ to be glorious was almost a less matter than for him to restrain or hide his glory. It is forever his more

  • Silence And Solitude: Jesus Example

    Contributed by Martin Spoelstra on Dec 15, 2016
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    Jesus made a habit of withdrawing to "the Hills" or "a lonely place" or "the wilderness" or "a high mountain" or the Garden of Gethsemane. He went to these places before he chose his disciples, after he heard of his cousin John's beheading, after feeding the 5000, after healing a leper, for the more

  • Do Not Conform Any Longer To The Pattern Of This ...

    Contributed by Doane Brubaker on Aug 27, 2007
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    "Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will (Rom 12:2, NIV). The word we translate "transformed" is metamorfousthe. Does that sound more

  • Among The Apostles, The One Absolutely Stunning ...

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Apr 12, 2009

    "Among the apostles, the one absolutely stunning success was Judas, and the one thoroughly groveling failure was Peter. Judas was a success in the ways that most impress us: he was successful both financially and politically. He cleverly arranged to control the money of the apostolic band; he more

  • It Was There All Along  PRO

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 5, 2011
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    IT WAS THERE ALL ALONG I remember a time when I had misplaced my good pen and I was looking for it everywhere. I looked in drawers. I looked under things, behind things and in things. I looked on the floor, but it was nowhere. And then I found it. I was holding it in my mouth the whole time. more

  • A Graduate's Call  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 10, 2008
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    A Graduates Call (Lord, teach us to pray) Once Christian Graduates are continually feeding on the Word of God, the Holy Spirit will move them to be like the disciple who came to Jesus and said, "...Lord teach us to pray..." (Luke 11:1) A popular term used today is more

  • Holy Images

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 5, 2012
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    HOLY IMAGES There are three true stories about holy images: A few years ago a woman in New Mexico was frying tortillas. One of the tortillas burned and the result was an image that looked like a face; she thought it looked like Jesus. She took the tortilla to her priest and he agreed it looked more

  • Unsung Heroes: They Helped A Desperate Father

    Contributed by Jonathan Spurlock on Jun 13, 2023

    Introduction: True friends are those willing to help. These unsung heroes helped a desperate father bring his son to Jesus. Text, Mark 9:17-20a, KJV: 17 And one of the multitude answered and said, Master, I have brought unto thee my son, which hath a dumb spirit; 18 And wheresoever he taketh him, more

  • Numbers Of The Bible  PRO

    Contributed by Stephen Schwartz on Dec 16, 2001
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    Numbers of the Bible” One The number one is for God. We must begin with number one or we cannot have number two or any other number. Mathematically speaking we cannot get anywhere without the number one. We must begin with God. Two The number two is for man. Man as an individual. God made more

  • When Things Are Just Working Out! ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 23, 2005
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    When Things Are Just Working Out! (10.26.05--Making It!--Judges 18:27) IF life is going well and I am in all things successful, does that me that God is pleased with me? That’s a good question! If I am successful in the things that I do, does that necessarily mean that God is behind that success? more

  • In A Few Days We Will Celebrate Memorial Day. It ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 20, 2007
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    IN A FEW DAYS WE WILL CELEBRATE MEMORIAL DAY. It was unofficially begun by women of the South during the Civil War when they placed flowers over the graves of the “men in gray.” In 1868, General John A. Logan, Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, issued an order officially more

  • Heaven, A Personal Place

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 10, 2008
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    Heaven, A Personal Place 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 more

  • Spencer Morgan Rice, Rector Of Trinity Church, ...

    Contributed by Dale Hummel on May 13, 2008

    Spencer Morgan Rice, Rector of Trinity Church, Boston, once told ("Watch, Therefore, for Ye Know Not When the Master Cometh," 2 December 1984) of how early in his ministry he was serving a small congregation in the Los Angeles basin. The sexton of the church took as much interest in those who came more