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Illustrations

COMPLETE BOOK OF POP CULTURE WIT & WISDO OP!!!

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People relate to popular music, and this book helps you use popular music to draw readers into the Gospel. The material in this book will provide insight that ties popular song lyrics to Scripture in such a way that non-believers will be drawn to the relevance and power of God's Word. The author, Tony Rufo, is a communications/ministry executive, marketing consultant, writer, and broadcaster who has over 20 years of experience working in the Christian and general markets. His published works include media and music articles, book reviews, radio and television commercials and scripts, and evangelistic essays. "True Tunes News" featured his article, “The Gospel According to John, Paul, George, and Ringo—Good Time Rock 'n Roll or Religion for the Undiscerning?” which was the inspiration for this book. He also authored the “Media Mix” column for the semimonthly "Horizon International" magazine, which included installments on popular music and the Beatles. Tony lives in the suburbs of Chicago with his family. Features:
  • Alphabetically arranged topic guide
  • Excerpts from 200 songs from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s to today
  • Profiles of the artists and the culture during the time-period of the song's release
  • A great resource for relevant cultural anecdotes!
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    October 1, 2006

    Glimpse of God Through the Ages

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    Throughout all recorded history God has revealed himself in various ways. Though there is one pathway to God, spiritual awakening may happen at anytime from childhood to old age. Glimpses of God Through the Ages preserves hundreds of first-hand expressions of God's love and presence in individual lives. These glimpses have been gathered from books, testimonies, diaries, personal recollections, historical documents and witnessed accounts. This book will strengthen and encourage your faith whether you are experiencing God's presence or feeling alone. You will read acounts of men and women throughout time and discover how God touches the core of our beings in ways appropriate to our own interests, background, personality and talents. He meets us where we are and yet is the same yesterday, today and forever.
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    October 1, 2003

    GREAT QUOTATIONS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTUR

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    The 20th century is marked by great quotes. We look down memory lane and recognise some of the ways God has moved in this century and how His message of love deals with the deepest needs of us all.

    Yes, lady, God himself could not sink this ship -- The TitanicPower grows out of the barrel of a gun -- Chairman Mao Tse TungI've been on a calendar, but never on time -- Marilyn Monroe

    If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster and treat those two Imposters just the same -- Rudyard Kipling

    That's one small step for a man one giant leap for mankind -- Neil Armstrong

    The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall -- Mahatma Gandhi

    I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts -- Diana, Princess of Wales

    I'm going to ask you to get up out of your seat -- Billy GrahamIs that it? -- Bob Geldof

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    February 16, 2000

    LIFE OF NEHEMIAH WITH MARCUS GOODIE GOOD

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    January 1, 1900

    ON READING THE BIBLE

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    Hundreds of heartfelt, perceptive comments by men and women from all walks of life fill the pages of this inspirational book. Included are memorable quotes from historic and contemporary writers, philosophers, entertainers, business people, politicians, and spiritual leaders. Words from Abraham Lincoln, Ray Charles, Sal Bando, many others. Brief contributor biographies provided.
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    February 1, 2005

    Swindolls Ultimate Book of Illustrations & Quotes Over 1500 Ways to Effectively Drive Home Your Message

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    No one tells a story like Charles Swindoll. This book is the perfect companion for pastors, teachers, ministry leaders, writers, and speakers. It is full of poignant tales, real-life funny stories, and perfect punch lines.

    The book includes a lifetime of Chuck's favorite stories, illustrations, anecdotes, poems, and quotations.

  • Over 1,500 entries
  • Organized in A-Z format by topic
  • Extensively cross-referenced
  • It's now easier than ever to find the perfect story or anecdote to hook listeners and hold their attention. Listeners and readers will laugh, cry, think, and get the point...and remember it.

    If you need just the right illustration to illustrate a biblical truth, to capture the audience's attention, to clarify a point, or to draw a conclusion this book will help you find it. With the right example, you can turn hostile skeptics into interested participants and turn people around spiritually.

    Truth made clear through the use of just the right illustration, anecdote, story, or quotation is applied more quickly and remembered long. - Charles Swindoll

    Publisher's note: This book was previously published as The Tale of the Tardy Oxcart.

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    July 22, 2003

    Using Illustrations to Preach with Power Revised

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    If the apostle Paul had not punctuated his words with images of the armor of God or the racecourse, would we so easily remember his instruction? The march on Washington might have become nothing more than a ragged hike across a majestic mall if Martin Luther King, Jr. had not led us through a "dream" and onto a "mountaintop."

    Such is the power of illustrations. They contain a hidden dynamic of living that captures our attention and furthers our understanding in a way that no other sermonic tool can match. Can they be overused and their purpose abused? Yes--and by many they are. But to eliminate them completely would be unwise, maintains Bryan Chapell.

    Instead, he responds to those concerns by reviewing the theory behind illustrations, sharing why they're important, and demonstrating how you can use them effectively in your biblical preaching. This book clearly affirms that illustrations are integral to powerful preaching--not because they entertain but because they expand and deepen applications in the lives of your listeners. They infuse your words with life without comprising the message, making the truth of the Word ring clearly in people's hearts long after your sermon is done.

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    April 4, 2001