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  • Death

    Contributed by Jeffrey Rowe on Dec 29, 2012
     | 1,447 views

    In Psalm 23, death is described as casting a shadow. Let’s look at that for a moment. Have you ever been enjoying a nice sunny day when all of a sudden a dark cloud hides the sun? All of a sudden you’re in this shadow! What does the shadow do? It hides the light. It makes it more difficult to ...read more

  • Death

    Contributed by Don Berry-Graham on Feb 29, 2016
     | 1,779 views

    IN LATE WINTER DURING THE FIFTY-NINTH YEAR of his life, John Donne braved the weather and rough roads of the English countryside to keep his final preaching engagement before the king in London. He had spent most of that winter, what would be his last, battling “consumption,” and on several ...read more

  • Your Death And My Death Are Mainly Of ...

    Contributed by Sean Smuts on Jan 29, 2003
    based on 1 rating
     | 850 views

    "Your death and my death are mainly of importance to ourselves. The black plumes will be stripped off our hearses within the hour; tears will dry, hurt hearts close again, our graves grow level with the church-yard, and although we are away, the world wags on. It does not miss us, and those who ...read more

  • Defeat The Fear Of Death And Welcome The Death ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
     | 734 views

    Defeat the fear of death and welcome the ...read more

  • Death Or Disability? Americans Choose Death  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,335 views

    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

  • Death. Death Is Like The Sailing Of A Ship. The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,412 views

    DEATH. Death is like the sailing of a ship. The watcher on the seashore sees her spread her white sails to the morning breeze and start for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. We stand and watch her until at length she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where the sea and ...read more

  • Preparing For Death

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jan 7, 2008
     | 941 views

    Preparing For Death Several years ago, I was on staff with a fellow pastor who had been suffering with diabetes and its ill effects for most of his life. He was a single dad with two sons who were the same ages as two of my boys. His name was Mike, and we were close in age. Mike had lost an ...read more

  • By Life Or By Death

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 866 views

    ILLUSTRATION: BY LIFE OR BY DEATH John Piper, in his book, “Future Grace”, reprinted a letter by Carl Lundquist, former president of Bethel College and Seminary. In 1988, the doctors told him he had a rare form of cancer which invaded the skin over his entire body and ended his life three years ...read more

  • Trampling Death

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 6, 2001
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,298 views

    TRAMPLING DEATH The early Christians understood that death had been conquered by the resurrection of Christ; this theme recurs repeatedly in their writings. Again and again one is struck with the note of victory in the attitude of the martyrs as they faced death. St. Athanasius wrote of this ...read more

  • The Finality Of Death  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Hoos on Apr 21, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,002 views

    The Finality of Death When I was just around the age of five or six years old I attended my first funeral. They have since become something that I am used to, but this first time was something that was very memorable for me. I remember standing there, barely able to see into the coffin, and ...read more

  • Starved To Death  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 991 views

    Somewhere recently I read of a tribe of natives in a South American jungle who learned that the leaves of certain trees would give them extra energy and strength and would keep them from getting hungry. So they began to eat them regularly. They seemed strong, energetic and seldom got hungry. A few ...read more

  • Honor Of Death

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on May 27, 2009
     | 821 views

    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

  • Death Of The Son

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jun 4, 2004
     | 2,084 views

    DEATH OF THE SON There is an old story about a man by the name of John Griffith, who lived in Oklahoma in 1929 and lost all he had in the stock market. He moved to Mississippi where he took a job as bridge tender for a railroad trestle. In 1937 he was involved in a horrific accident. One day his ...read more

  • The Avoidance Of Death

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 2, 2011
     | 1,254 views

    THE AVOIDANCE OF DEATH I read a great book called The Art of Dying, by Christianity Today editor Rob Moll. In the forward, by Lauren Winner, we read: "We no longer allow people to say that they are dying – rather, they are “battling” an illness. Far from encouraging the perilously ill to ...read more

  • The Guilt Of Their Deaths

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 17, 2011
     | 1,013 views

    THE GUILT OF THEIR DEATHS The movie "Saving Private Ryan" (1998) is a movie that many of us have seen and is quite a memorable movie because of its portrayal of the D Day invasion of Normandy in World War II. The movie begins and ends with an elderly man visiting the Normandy memorial. The ...read more

  • Death As Reward

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Sep 15, 2011
     | 1,058 views

    DEATH AS REWARD I am reading a book that has changed a lot of the ways I think about things of God. One statement really got me. "Your life is free to be radical when you see death as your reward." The book “Radical” by David Platt. That’s it isn’t it? That is why we worry. Because we ...read more

  • Death And Resurrection

    Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
     | 897 views

    Our son, John learned a valuable lesson about death when he was a child. One day he took aim with his new BB gun at a little bird sitting on a limb near our back deck. He aimed and fired and hit his target and the bird collapsed to the ground. Dead. At first there was the excitement of being a ...read more

  • By Life Or By Death  PRO

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,475 views

    BY LIFE OR BY DEATH John Piper, in his book, Future Grace, reprinted a letter by Carl Lundquist, former president of Bethel College and Seminary. In 1988, the doctors told him he had a rare form of cancer called mycosis fungoides, which invaded the skin over his entire body and ended his life ...read more

  • Death Row Facts

    Contributed by James Tidwell on Aug 7, 2005
     | 731 views

    Death Row Facts • As of December 31, 1999, the death penalty was authorized by 38 states and the Federal Government. • There are five methods of execution in the United States: lethal injection, electrocution, lethal gas, hanging, and firing squad. • 3,581 offenders were under sentence of ...read more

  • By The Death Of Jesus Christ  PRO

    Contributed by Glenn Robertson on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 542 views

    Oswald Chambers once said, “We trample the blood of the Son of God if we think we are forgiven because we are sorry for our sins. The only explanation for the forgiveness of God... is the death of Jesus Christ... There is absolute reinstatement into God by the death of Jesus Christ and by no ...read more