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  • He Declares That He Was An Eyewitness To The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    He declares that he was an eyewitness to the majesty of Jesus Christ. There is more to the word ‘eyewitness’ than the way we commonly use the word. Here is what William Barclay wrote about it. “In the Greek usage of Peter’s day this was a technical word. We have already spoken about the Mystery ...read more

  • Joseph Bayly, In His Book The View From A ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Joseph Bayly, in his book The View From A Hearse, tells of what he said to offer hope to a woman whose small son was dying. "It’s good to know, isn’t it," I spoke slowly, choosing my words with unusual care, "that, even though the medical outlook is hopeless, we can have hope for our children in ...read more

  • During A Hurricane In The Gulf Of Mexico, A News ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    During a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, a news report highlighted a rescue device used on the oil rigs. In case of fire or (in this case) hurricane, rig workers scramble into the bullet-shaped "bus" and strap themselves into their seats. When the entry port is shut, the vehicle is released down ...read more

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

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    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

  • Cecil B. Demille Told This Wonderful Experience: ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    CECIL B. DEMILLE told this wonderful experience: "Many years ago I was commissioned by David Belasco to write a play, ’The Return of Peter Grimm.’ The play was being written for David Warfield, and the story hinged upon the continuation of life after death. "I got the inspiration for that story ...read more

  • Missionary Gregory Fisher Writes: "What Will He ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    MISSIONARY Gregory Fisher writes: "What will he say when he shouts?" The question took me by surprise. I had already found that West African Bible College students can ask some of the most penetrating questions about minute details of Scripture. "Reverend, I Thess. 4:16 says that Christ will ...read more

  • The Rose Beyond The Wall-A. L. Frink

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    THE ROSE BEYOND THE WALL-A. L. Frink Near a shady wall a rose once grew, Budded and blossomed in God’s free light, Watered and fed by morning dew, Shedding its sweetness day and night. As it grew and blossomed fair and tall, Slowly rising to loftier height, I came to a crevice in the ...read more

  • Dr. Henry Brandt Told Of Going To Visit A Friend ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    DR. HENRY BRANDT told of going to visit a friend whose wife had died. While there he shared these wonderful words of the apostle Paul from II Cor. 1: "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, ...read more

  • Donald Gray Barnhouse Was The Pastor Of ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    DONALD GRAY BARNHOUSE was the pastor of Philadelphia’s Tenth Presbyterian Church, when his wife died and left him with young daughters to raise alone. He did something hardly anyone else could do--he conducted his own wife’s funeral. It was while driving to that funeral that he realized he had to ...read more

  • Keep Your Fork  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    KEEP YOUR FORK The sound of Martha’s voice on the other end of the telephone always brought a smile to Brother Jim’s face. She was not only one of the oldest members of the congregation, but one of the most faithful. Aunt Martie, as all the children called her, just seemed to ooze faith, hope, and ...read more

  • Charles Allen Said Two People He Loved Most ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    CHARLES ALLEN said two people he loved most across the years were Bishop and Mrs. Arthur J. Moore. After Mrs. Moore’s death the Bishop wrote the following letter: "My dearly beloved Martha walked triumphantly into God’s house on Monday, August 17th. You can imagine how lonely the children and I ...read more

  • The Rope Held By Adela Rogers St. Johns  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    THE ROPE HELD by ADELA ROGERS ST. JOHNS Sometimes on sunny days, when I could see my way and feel the pathway firm under my feet, I wondered--Would the rope hold if the worst happened? A bent old man brought me that telegram which in war years hung like a suspended sword over the heart of every ...read more

  • Leighton Ford--Leighton Ford Is A Minister And A ...  PRO

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    LEIGHTON FORD--Leighton Ford is a minister and a brother-in-law to Billy Graham. Leighton’s son Sandy died an untimely death. Leighton wrote a book about his son. The following is taken from that publication. "When Sandy was alive, he sometimes made his friends a little uncomfortable by being ...read more

  • In Coping With Your Own Death  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    In Coping With Your Own Death. 1. WINSTON CHURCHILL had planned his funeral, which took place in Saint Paul’s Cathedral. He included many of the great hymns of the church and used the eloquent Anglican liturgy. At his direction a bugler, positioned high in the dome of Saint Paul’s, intoned, after ...read more

  • John Donne Closed His Poem "Death, Be Not Proud" ...

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    John Donne closed his poem "Death, Be Not Proud" with these words: One short sleep past, we wake eternally, And death shall be no more. Death, thou shalt die. In thus speaking he ...read more

  • John Todd--Heaven Is Very Real. Here Is One Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    JOHN TODD--Heaven is very real. Here is one of the loveliest stories I have ever read: In October of 1800 a boy named John Todd was born in Rutland, Vermont. Shortly afterward, the family moved to the little village of Killingsworth. And there, when John was only six years old, both his parents ...read more

  • Admiral Grau  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    ADMIRAL GRAU At all the military reviews in Peru there have a custom by which they pay honor to Admiral Grau, Peru’s noblest naval hero, killed in battle off the coast of Chile. Always at roll-call, Admiral Grau’s is the first name called. An orderly steps forward and pointing upward answers, ...read more

  • The Story Of The Flowers - Graveside Committal ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    THE STORY OF THE FLOWERS - Graveside Committal Service Earl Wheatley of Meridian, Mississippi, shared a funeral observance that has proved quite effective. Before the funeral he tells the funeral director that he needs three flowers: a red one, a white one and a yellow one. These three flowers ...read more

  • Crossing Over

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    CROSSING OVER The story is told of old Bishop Warren Chandler, after whom the school of theology at Emory University was named. As he lay on his death bed, a friend inquired as to whether or not he was afraid. "Please tell me frankly," he said, "do you fear crossing over the river of ...read more

  • Poem

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    POEM ‘Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem. Life is real Life is earnest And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art; to dust ...read more