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  • Wiggleworms, Dragonflies, And Acorns

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    Don’t forget heaven. Don’t forget heaven!

    Wiggleworms, Dragonflies, and Acorns Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Text: John 14:1 Let not your heart be troubled, ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not true I would have told you. I GO TO PREPARE A PLACE FOR YOU. 3. AND IF I GO more

  • Funeral

    Contributed by Wade Hatfield on May 11, 2002
    based on 120 ratings

    This message was created for someone who I did not personally know, but whom others said was a christian. It is easily adaptable.

    Good morning, and thank you for coming. Today, we’ve come to celebrate the life and share the loss of Myrna Fawn Ramsey…known to most as simply…”Fawn.” We’ve come to remember, tell stories, and say good-bye to Fawn. And as hard as it is, this service will help us begin the process of letting more

  • Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 48 ratings

    Funeral Sermon: For the funeral of a 44 year-young woman called home by the Lord after a short, acute and pernicious illness. She is survived by her young adult children, by her parents and by seven brothers and sisters.

    Let me express my very sincere condolences to each and every member of ______ (name of immediate) family. ______ (name of children) – for a short time, you’ve parted with your mom. ______ (name of parents) my prayers are with you. You’ve lived through the saddest thing that a parent can see - more

  • Funeral For A Stillborn Baby

    Contributed by Jane White on Dec 6, 2002
    based on 210 ratings

    Funeral sermon and liturgy suggestions for a full term stillborn boy.

    {All liturgical material used was from the United Methodist Book of Worship service for a stillborn child, and service for the loss of a pregnancy. I scoured the internet and other resources looking for help. The UM BOW was by far the best resource. This baby boy was born dead at term. The more

  • The Rapture Of The Redeemed

    Contributed by Jamey Stewart on Dec 31, 2002
    based on 60 ratings

    Through this sermon we will uncover the three events we can look forward to during, "The Rapture of The Redeemed."

    Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 The Rapture Of The Redeemed Introduction: A. The term, “rapture,” is derived from the Latin word raptus, which means, “caught away” or “caught up.” The Lord word is equivalent to the Greek harpazo, translated as “caught up” in 1 Thessalonians 4:17. The rapture more

  • Where Were You

    Contributed by Thomas Dibble on May 29, 2003
    based on 74 ratings

    We remember where we were during significant times in the history of our country. But a better question is where will you be?

    There have been many great and significant events in the history of these United States of America. Many people remember just where they were when they heard the news of such events for the first time. When remembering significant things that have happened in our country invariably people will more

  • Up In The Air Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 6 ratings

    Spiritual indecision leads to sickness and ultimately to death. We are scared of taking risks. Black history shows us, however, that without accepting risk there is no progress.

    You should be a fly on the wall around our house on Friday evenings. You see, Friday evenings are our night for ourselves. We try not to take on church things on Fridays, and unless you are at the point of death, you can wait for your pastoral call until Saturday morning. The pastor and his more

  • Funeral Sermon

    Contributed by Joseph Wallis on Feb 22, 2002
    based on 995 ratings

    General funeral for a faithful Christian

    FUNERAL MESSAGE FOR A CHRISTIAN TEXT - Deut. 29:29 - "The secret things belong unto the Lord our God but those things which are revealed belong unto us." Death is not an easy thing to accept. Even under the best of circumstances, death is a terrible thing. Nature has it’s seasons but death can more

  • Hope Out Of Desolation

    Contributed by James May on Mar 6, 2002
    based on 19 ratings

    Jesus is coming soon. Will you be ready?

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many more

  • We're Out Of Here Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Apr 10, 2002
    based on 65 ratings

    This is the 3rd sermon in the series "The End". This sermon is about the rapture.

    Sunday Evening, April 14, 2002 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: “The End” [#3] WE’RE OUT OF HERE! 1 Thessalonians 4:1-18 Introduction: 1. We have come to an exciting part of our study as Christians. Imagine with me for a moment: Airplanes falling from the sky without pilots, more

  • When Gabriel's Trumpet Sounds

    Contributed by Rick Kallstrom on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 81 ratings

    The signs of the times are everywhere, and the day and the time is drawing close when up in Heaven God will say “it is time,” and Gabriel’s trumpet will sound announcing that the Lord Jesus Christ is coming to earth again.

    God is so good. God is sooooo good! Although we have failed God so many times, He has never failed us. When things in our lives have got the hardest, that’s when God has been the strongest. When we have been too weak to walk alone, God has carried us. He is the Creator and the sustainer of all more

  • How I Want To Be Found When The Trumpet Sounds.

    Contributed by Phil Dyar on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 60 ratings


  • Now Playing: Back To The Future!

    Contributed by Rick Shockley on Jun 29, 2002
    based on 79 ratings

    In light of the things happening in our world, what does the future hold? Where are we headed? When will the world end?

    Now Playing: “Back To The Future!” 1 THESSALONIANS 4:13-18; MATTHEW 24:42-44; 25:13 1 Thes. 4:13-18 Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope. 14We believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that more

  • The Rapture Of The Church

    Contributed by Larry Cockerham on Jul 1, 2002
    based on 195 ratings

    The Rapture of the Church will be the most startling event to happen in all of human history. Millions will disappear in "the twinkling of an eye."

    The Rapture of the Church will be the most startling event to happen in all of human history. Millions will disappear in "the twinkling of an eye." Great confusion and bewilderment will occupy the minds of those left behind. Many explanations for the disappearance of those missing will be more

  • "The Grave Isn't The Final Word"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 287 ratings

    Death is the final healing and homecoming, but it’s still tough for us who remain and grieve.

    Funeral meditation: "The grave isn’t the final word" Someone in our family is in the hospital, dieing, and we whisper at the bedside, “I’d do anything to make you well.” I heard a relative say, “If I could take your sickness and have you well, I would.” That is exactly what God the Father did. more