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  • Paul Stevens Wrote, "In Marriage, Death And Life ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on May 17, 2001
    based on 98 ratings
     | 1,249 views

    Paul Stevens wrote, "In marriage, death and life interpenetrate, as crucifixion and resurrection are eternally joined. Married persons are literally buried into each other, physically, emotionally and spiritually, losing themselves ...read more

  • The Gravedigger's Cough

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Nov 29, 2012
     | 1,822 views

    English writer F.W. Boreham tells a story about an old gravedigger who had a terrible cough. A visitor to the cemetery expressed sympathy to the old man and his cough. The gravedigger motioned to the graves around him and said, “There’s plenty here who would be glad of my cough.” His point being ...read more

  • Not Lost But Gone Before

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 17, 2006
     | 1,054 views

    For death and life, in ceaseless strife, Beat wild on the world’s shore, And all our calm is in that balm - Not lost but gone before. ...read more

  • James 3:10 Principle: Choose Life

    Contributed by William Akehurst on Jul 19, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,460 views

    JAMES 3:10 PRINCIPLE: CHOOSE LIFE I remember being asked by a friend one early morning how I was doing. My answer was a reluctant and half-hearted OK. This spawned the stern correction from my friend. "NOOOO…when I ask you how you are doing, regardless ...read more

  • Into Jesus Hands  PRO

    Contributed by Joe Bertone on Jul 23, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,157 views

    INTO JESUS HANDS Billy Graham tells the story of the death of his grandmother in his book, Death and the Life After (pg. 169). He writes, “When my grandmother was dying she sat up in bed, smiled, and said, “I see Jesus, and he has his hand outstretched to me. And there’s Ben and he has both of ...read more

  • The Romans Sometimes Compelled A Captive To Be ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,517 views

    The Romans sometimes compelled a captive to be joined face-to-face with a dead body, and to bear it about until the horrible emanating smell destroyed the life of the living victim. Virgil describes this cruel punishment: ’The living and the dead at his command Were coupled face to face, and ...read more

  • Isn't It True That So Many Of Us Fear Death – ...

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Apr 20, 2007
     | 598 views

    Isn’t it true that so many of us fear death – life is to be enjoyed and lived out, death appears to bring things to an abrupt end . ( That’s because death was never meant to be) yet we are even trying to humanly combat death, in the USA they have come up with something called Cryonics where ...read more

  • A Church In New York In 1963 Closed Down And ...

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 11, 2008
     | 602 views

    A church in New York in 1963 closed down and someone stuck a sign on the outside of the front door: “Gone out of business. Didn’t know what our business was.” Is your business honoring Jesus Christ? Is your business listening to his word? Is your business following him in every area of your ...read more

  • The Romans Sometimes Compelled A Captive To Be ...

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Dec 13, 2007
     | 757 views

    The Romans sometimes compelled a captive to be joined face-to-face with a dead body, and to bear it about until the horrible emanating smell destroyed the life of the living victim. Virgil describes this cruel punishment: ’The living and the dead at his command Were coupled face to face, and hand ...read more

  • What We Are Called From And Called To  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 17, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,867 views

    What we are called from and called to: I. Called from labor to rest (Matt. 11:28) II. Called from death to life (1 John 3:14) III. Called from bondage to liberty (Gal 5:13) IV. Called out of darkness into light (1 Pet. 2:9) V. Called from bondage to peace (1 Cor. 7:15 VI. Called to ...read more

  • Moving The Fence

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 13, 2009
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    MOVING THE FENCE Millard Erickson wrote, "The church is the repository of grace...it possesses the gospel, the good news of salvation" During World War II, some American soldiers took the body of their buddy to a local cemetery. The priest stopped them saying, "You can't bury your friend here ...read more

  • Erik Weihenmayer Is Blind, Yet On May 25, 2001, ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,436 views

    Erik Weihenmayer is blind, yet on May 25, 2001, he reached the peak of Mt. Everest. Suffering from a degenerative eye disease, he lost his sight when he was 13, but that didn’t stop him. On a mountain where 90 percent of climbers never make it to the top—and 165 have died trying since 1953—Erik ...read more

  • We Are Called

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Feb 25, 2008
     | 1,643 views

    What we are called from and called to: I. Called from labor to rest (Matt. 11:28) II. Called from death to life (1 John 3:14) III. Called from bondage to liberty (Gal 5:13) IV. Called from darkness into light (1 Pet. 2:9) V. Called from bondage to peace (1 Cor. 7:15) VI. Called to the ...read more

  • Bill Bright, Founder And President, Campus ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Mar 20, 2007
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    Bill Bright, founder and president, Campus Crusade for Christ - I know two law partners who used to hate each other. When one became a Christian, he asked me, "Now that I’m a Christian, what should I do?" I said, "Why not ask him to forgive you and tell him you love him?" "I could never do that!" ...read more

  • When I Was A Young Marine Sergeant, Stationed In ...

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Jun 2, 2007
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    When I was a young Marine Sergeant, stationed in Yuma Arizona, I worked for a Warrant Officer named, Chris Cox. Now, Warrant officer Cox stood about 6ft 4 inches and weighed just shy of three hundred pounds of solid muscle. At the time I had just started back to college and I was in my first ...read more

  • Salvation Belongs To The Lord

    Contributed by Michael Walther on Jun 6, 2011
     | 1,489 views

    SALVATION BELONGS TO THE LORD To say that we cooperate with God in any way in our salvation undermines the doctrine of salvation, robs our confidence in God, and tempts us to pride. It is like the man who collapses from a massive heart attack and is rushed to the hospital. The doctor ...read more

  • The Day You Enlisted

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Jun 7, 2011
     | 1,310 views

    THE DAY YOU ENLISTED I remember when I enlisted in the U.S. Army. It was at the height of the Viet Nam War. The year was 1967. I had a draft number and was probably going to be drafted – so I went down to the army recruiter and enlisted for three years. I signed on the dotted line, and ...read more

  • Mortification  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,700 views

    Mortification Romans 8:13 says, "For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live." (King James) Mortification is the special ministry that enables the child of God to overcome those evil desires that could destroy the ...read more

  • What's That?' Said Lucy, Clutching Susan's Arm. ...

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Nov 2, 2005
    based on 1 rating
     | 937 views

    "’What’s that?’ said Lucy, clutching Susan’s arm. ’I - I feel afraid to turn around,’ said Susan; ’something awful is happening.’ The rising of the sun had made everything look so different - all colours and shadows were changed - that for a moment they didn’t see the important thing. Then they ...read more

  • Morrie: In His Own Words  PRO

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Oct 16, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,644 views

    1. Morrie: In His Own Words By Morrie Schwartz: · Learn how to live, and you’ll know how to die. Once you know how to die, you know how to live. · Death ends life, not a relationship. · Dying is only one thing to be sad over. Living unhappily is something else. · Everything that gets born ...read more