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  • Conviction Gives Hope To The Bereaved

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,304 views

    CONVICTION REGARDING GOD'S PROGRAM FOR THE FUTURE GIVES HOPE FOR THE BEREAVED GOD'S FORMULA OF COMPASSION: KNOWLEDGE + FAITH GIVES HOPE KNOWLEDGE + FAITH = CONVICTION CONVICTION GIVES HOPE Introd.: Two different groups of believers in view: 1) those who are alive and remain until the ...read more

  • The Good Shepherd

    Contributed by Ian Lyall on Nov 11, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,971 views

    Jesus is the Good Shepherd. He will calm our hearts in bereavement and other troubled times. The question: Do we know the Shepherd?

    Many of us will have come this evening to this Hope and Remembrance Service with feelings of sadness; many of us, or some, probably recently bereaved. In this time of bereavement, we run a whole gamut of emotion. It’s a time when the boundaries of life seem to have changed and nothing is certain, ...read more

  • Naomi - A Case History Of God's Providence Series

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 261 ratings
     | 24,902 views

    Naomi suffered three bereavements and yet proved God’s providential care.

    There’s a striking phrase in our reading from the book of Ruth - "The Lord came to the aid of his people" (1:6). The Authorized Version puts it: "The Lord has visited his people." All of us have known the problems as well as the joys of life - and they come at all stages in life’s journey. Are ...read more

  • Death - The Hardest Fact Of Life

    Contributed by David Moore on Feb 8, 2001
    based on 199 ratings
     | 23,760 views

    This sermon was delivered to help those who are bereaved, especially believers who are struggling with the guilt of grief.

    Death - The Hardest Fact of Life By David Moore Pastor, Braehill Baptist Church, Belfast, Northern Ireland “And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. And she again bare his brother Abel . . . and it came to pass, when they were ...read more

  • Good Grief Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 8,636 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 9 of 10.

    GOOD GRIEF (GEN 23) Charlie Brown, from the popular Peanuts comic strip, blurts out two words whenever he is stuck, trapped, or frustrated. His favorite expression is “Good grief!” Death or bereavement in the family is a hurting, devastating, and overwhelming affair. Recovering from the loss ...read more

  • All Saints Service Of Remembrance

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Oct 21, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 5,675 views

    Jesus is the bread of life! For those who have recently lost a loved one Jesus wants to comfort and reassure you, and to satisfy your spiritual needs. Will you let him?

    John 6: 35 [NOTE: I preached this on 30 October 2005 at our annual ’All Saints Service’, 5pm. We invite local families who have had a bereavement in the last two years. It is a God-given opportunity to love them, bless them, and reach out to them in Jesus’ name. After the service we have ...read more

  • Funeral Meditation: Lessons From The Death Of Sarah

    Contributed by Yuen Woh Voon on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 374 ratings
     | 50,098 views

    This sermon serves to comfort the bereaved family and encourages them to move on with life when the period of mourning is over.

    FUNERAL MEDITATION: LESSONS FROM THE DEATH OF SARAH This message was delivered on 15th December 2001 at the funeral of Madam Hoe Goay Ee (Aunty Lim) Date of Birth: 27 July 1923 Date Departed: 14 December 2001 Text: Genesis 23:1-4. I. WE NEED TO MOURN FOR THE DEAD. Abraham mourned ...read more

  • When Death Is Precious

    Contributed by Virgil Watson on Nov 24, 2006
    based on 34 ratings
     | 9,863 views

    Although the bereaved may find it difficult to comprehend the loss of a loved one , the Christian family can be comforted in knowing that death is precious to the Lord.

    Dearly beloved, we are gathered together today to pay our last respects to _________________________ and to offer our condolences to family and friends. EULOGY: Born:_____________________ Passed:__________________ ...read more

  • Funeral Sermon

    Contributed by Joseph Wallis on Feb 22, 2002
    based on 995 ratings
     | 279,607 views

    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 ...read more

  • Wonderful News!

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Aug 2, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 555 views

    Wonderful news for those who mourn and wonderful news for the peacemakers at a time when war rages and bereavement is a reality for many people. This short ’homily’ was used at an all-age service and aims to provide hope for people in awful situations.

    For the last few weeks we have been studying St. Paul’s first letter to the Greek Church at Thessalonica. Today we begin to look at some of the teachings of Jesus which have become known as ‘The Sermon on the Mount.’ Jesus was on the side of a mountain (5:1) when he delivered this message. Now, of ...read more

  • Never Too Late?

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Sep 19, 2006
     | 1,244 views

    This is a short talk given at a lunch for mainly elderly people, many of whom have known recent bereavement, and some of whom may not yet consider themselves Christians or Church Members.

    Never too late? Shortly after I passed my driving test I was due to travel from my then home in Yateley, Hampshire, UK for a weekend away somewhere in Wales. It was the furthest I had ever driven at the time and my mother very kindly allowed me to use her car. Sadly the car was (for me back ...read more

  • Dealing With A Doubting Heart Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,122 views

    Three different reactions to adversity are portrayed in this text.

    “When Life is the Pits” A Study of the Life of Joseph Sermon # 7 “Dealing With A Doubting Heart” Gen 42:29-38 - 43:1-14 Last week we saw how the hand of God was drawing the brothers of Joseph to Him. God used ...read more

  • What To Do With Your Faith

    Contributed by Ron Crow on Mar 7, 2003
    based on 370 ratings
     | 16,918 views

    We must realize that faith is not a commodity to be gained, but a life to be demonstrated.

    What to Do with Your Faith Selected Scripture Introduction We operate on faith everyday...just not always faith in God. Illustration: Faith is central to all of life. For example, you go to a doctor whose name you cannot pronounce and whose degrees you have never verified. He gives you a ...read more

  • Good News On Good Friday

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,612 views

    Good Friday is Good News, especially if we are experiencing something of the pain and anguish of Good Friday ourselves. God knows and God cares - God has been there Himself, in Jesus.

    I received an email from a friend this week which reminded me of something which a 3 year old boy is alleged to have said. It seems that the little boy was convinced that God’s first name was Harold and that God spent most of his time painting and modelling and drawing; because he began the Lord’s ...read more

  • Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on May 16, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,168 views

    A short homily given at a mid-week communion service. We need to be ready in advance for the changes which will come our way. Jesus prepared the disciples for his departure with the promise of the Spirit. The same Holy Spirit lives in us.

    John 14: 23 to 29 What follows is not a party political broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party! Tony Blair has now announced that he is leaving his post as Prime Minister. Now I am no expert but I guess that within the Labour Party there will be a mixture of concern, excitement, nervousness and ...read more