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  • Absence  PRO

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Jan 18, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Absence A strange silence I have never heard As I walk a path alone, An unfamiliar moment When I realize you are gone. As I look around to notice That the roads have all been changed For there's one that now is fading At a place I called your name. So I must go on without you With ...read more

  • Here!

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Feb 9, 2009

    "HERE!" The Rogers are devout Christians who have built a strong family. The father has a special interest in the spiritual condition of each of his children and often would quiz them in order to know if they were sure of their salvation. Occasionally he would ask them to share in their own ...read more

  • An Old Lady Went To A Tombstone-Cutter's Office ...

    Contributed by Et Tapper on Feb 9, 2009

    An old lady went to a tombstone-cutter's office to order a stone for her husband's grave. After explaining that all she wanted was a small one with no frills, she told him to put the words, "To My Husband" in a suitable place. When the stone was delivered, ...read more

  • 73% Of Americans Over Age 50 Believe In Life ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 13, 2009

    73% of Americans over age 50 believe in life after death. (The ...read more

  • The Death Of The Nascar Racing Legend Dale ...

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 17, 2009

    The death of the NASCAR racing legend Dale Earhardt at the 2001 Daytona 500 was tragic indeed. On the final lap of the race, he crashed into the wall at a speed of around 180 miles per hour after being tapped from behind. It seemed his death was not his fault but the result of the other driver ...read more

  • Moving Day

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Mar 7, 2009

    MOVING DAY Shortly before his death, Dr. M. R. De Haan, founder of Radio Bible Class, took great comfort from an article written by J. E. Campbell. The article spoke of death in a unique way: "Moving day is coming. Just when the van will stop at our home we do not know—-but for everyone it is ...read more

  • The Story Is Told About A Man Who Lay On His ...

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Mar 16, 2009

    The story is told about a man who lay on his death bed with his family and friends gathered around him. As he lay there he asked a friend to check and see if there was anything in his pockets. The friend checked and found the man had a dime in one pocket. The dying man asked him to place it in ...read more

  • Peter Marshall's Calling

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009

    PETER MARSHALL’S CALLING In her book, A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells how her late preacher-husband felt a sense of destiny a sense of call in his life. One dark night, Peter, then a young man, decided to take a shortcut across the Scottish moors. He knew there was a deep ...read more

  • Standing In The Doorway  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    STANDING IN THE DOORWAY John Todd was born in Rutledge, Vermont, into a family of several children. They later moved to the village of Killingsworth back in the early 1800s. And, there, at a very young age, both John’s parents died. The relatives wondered what they would do with so many ...read more

  • Kathryn Hepburn Said At 81 Years Old, "I Look ...

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Mar 22, 2009

    Kathryn Hepburn said at 81 years old, "I look forward to oblivion. I am what is called 'gradually decentergrading.' I don’t fear the next world or anything else. ...read more

  • P ...

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Mar 23, 2009

    Powerless! Dr. Joe McGee sent the following story that might make you watch for the floor sweeper the next time you are in the hospital! “In a hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, patients always died in the same bed on Sunday morning at about 11:00 AM. Regardless of their medical condition, death ...read more

  • Joke: Doctor: I Have Some Good News And I Have ...

    Contributed by Rev Dr Randall M Deal Sr on Mar 29, 2009

    JOKE: Doctor: I have some good news and I have some bad news. Patient: What’s the good news? Doctor: The good news is that the tests you took showed that you have 24 hours to live. Patient: That’s the good news? What’s ...read more

  • Death Makes People Angry  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    DEATH MAKES PEOPLE ANGRY Back in September of 2004, Casey Neistat of New York City discovered that the battery in his first-generation 5 GB iPod could no longer hold a charge for more than an hour. So he called Apple. Unfortunately for him, Apple basically advised him to buy a new iPod (their ...read more

  • Grave Of The Unknown

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Apr 13, 2009

    GRAVE OF THE UNKNOWN There we stood bracing ourselves against the cold wind. It was cloudy, it was icy, the wind was blowing hard, it was not a pleasant day. The director said to me, "Peter, I think we should get started now." There were three of us there, myself, the funeral director and the ...read more

  • Ashes To Diamonds

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2009

    ASHES TO DIAMONDS A company in Switzerland transforms the ashes of the dearly departed into a diamond of up to 1 carat in 6-8 weeks. A pound of ashes is enough to make a diamond; a human body leaves behind an average 5.5 to 6.6 pounds of ashes. The carbon, which makes up about 15% of the ashes, ...read more

  • Death Or Disability? Americans Choose Death

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    DEATH OR DISABILITY? AMERICANS CHOOSE DEATH 52% of people in the U.S. would rather be dead than disabled says a Disaboom study, a website for disabled people. 63 % of younger Americans chose death over disability. 56% of Americans 65 and older would rather die than live with a disability. Those ...read more

  • Grief Doesn't Always Go Away

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on May 26, 2009

    GRIEF DOESN'T ALWAYS GO AWAY "Jimmy had died just yesterday." I listened closely as details spilled out. Jimmy had been a handsome guy, thoughtful and very caring. "It was a summer day. He and some friends had gone to a meeting. On his way – heart attack. Dead within two minutes." It did not ...read more

  • Honor Of Death

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on May 27, 2009

    HONOR OF DEATH I have had the privilege to be with several people and their families when they have breathed their last breath. It is an incredible privilege to be present for those who make the transition into God’s kingdom. I also count it a privilege and honor to visit with people and ...read more

  • The Fear Of Death Follows From The Fear Of Life. ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jun 4, 2009

    The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. ~Mark ...read more

  • Live Like You Were Dying: The Bucket List

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Jun 5, 2009

    LIVE LIKE YOU WERE DYING: THE BUCKET LIST A couple of years ago my wife and I saw a movie entitled “The Bucket List” starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. Both men discovered that they had incurable diseases and wound up being roommates in the hospital. They became good friends and ended ...read more