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  • The Brevity Of Life

    Contributed by Shawn Miller on May 24, 2016
     | 5,218 views

    A reflection on how short our lives really are and the importance of making the greatest impact for God out of the short time that we have.

    The Brevity of Life Introduction: In case you don't know brevity means shortness or briefness. Memorial Day weekend is a time to reflect on those who have passed away, mainly from military service. But the holiday has been broadened recently to remember loved ones who have also passed away. ...read more

  • The Unceartinty And Brevity Of Life! Series

    Contributed by John Wright on Feb 2, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,961 views

    James warns about the unceartainity of tomorrow and he warns about the brevity of life in comparison with eternity.

    INTRODUCTION #24 1. Open your bibles to James 4:13-15. 2. In a previous lesson we discussed things from this passage. (1) We discussed the warning that when we make plans for the future, to not leave God out of those plans. (2) Also, from James 4:16, we discussed that is evil to boast ...read more

  • The Eternal God And The Brevity Of Life

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jun 26, 2018
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,526 views

    A prayer of Moses the man of God.

    THE ETERNAL GOD AND THE BREVITY OF LIFE Psalm 90 Psalm 90:1. It is remarkable that the children of Israel survived 400 years in Egypt, and for some of that time under unspeakable oppression. Yet despite their hard labour and sorrow, the LORD had been their dwelling place “from generation to ...read more

  • Time's Wasting, Do It! Series

    Contributed by James Dorman on May 16, 2016
     | 1,979 views

    This is an outline of Ephesians 5:16 and wraps up the series from Twitter by examining the phrase "Time's wasting, Do it!".

    Time’s Wasting, DO it! Making the most of time Ephesians 5:1-21 key verse 16 . Pay careful attention, then, to how you walk — not as unwise people but as wise — making the most of the time, because the days are evil. So don’t be foolish, but understand what the ...read more

  • We Are Not Here Long

    Contributed by Matthew Davaughn Cox on Apr 6, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,629 views

    This message will come from Psalm 39 verse number 5.

    Sermon text: You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Each man's life is but a breath. In this text we must realize and notice these three things: 1. We are only here for a little while. 2. God knows how long we will live. 3. We should live ...read more

  • The Dash

    Contributed by Luther Sexton on Dec 7, 2015
     | 2,774 views

    The Dash is a message written from the thought that our entire life is depicted as a dash on our tombstone. Different emotions and stages of life are discussed.

    I am resending The Dash. I think I sent the wrong copy before, because this version has no quotation marks, bullets, or apostrophes. I retyped this one from notepad or an old Works program. If it still doesn't work, let me know. THE DASH I. Almost every human being has one. Some have ...read more

  • "The Key To Getting God's Attention" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Dec 22, 2015
     | 2,064 views

    When Jesus rode into Jerusalem with all the crowds following Him, he was giving them the opportunity to make a decision. And the decision was simple. Would they submit their lives to Jesus? Would they choose to follow Him?

    FaithWorks “The Key to Getting God’s Attention" James 4:1-4:10 The Bible tells us that at the beginning of what we now refer to as holy ...read more

  • Life's Short, Live It! Series

    Contributed by James Dorman on May 16, 2016
     | 3,513 views

    First in a series based on a tweet. This sermon focuses on settling for no less than the abundantly life due to the brevity of life.

    Introduction: AG: I don’t often pay attention to what celebrities have to save, but Easter Sunday, Donnie Walburg tweeted this: Life's short, LIVE IT! Hate's weak, STOP IT! Hope's real, KEEP IT! Fear's poison, FACE IT! Love's eternal, FEEL IT! Time's wasting, DO IT! RS: That ...read more

  • If Today Was Your Last Day

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Jan 28, 2010
    based on 31 ratings
     | 22,107 views

    A sermon examining the brevity of life and how we should live each day as if it were our last.

    If Today Was Your Last Day... Psalms 84:10-12 There are times when we are reminded of the brevity of life. The phone rings and we are informed that a loved one has passed away unexpectedly. We open the newspaper and there in the obituaries is the name of a close friend or a co-worker. Sometimes ...read more

  • Earthly Tents

    Contributed by John Ong on Aug 6, 2015
     | 3,665 views

    The preaching of Paul to the Corinth speaks about tent as the brevity of life.

    Have you ever feel like you do not belong in this world? Like there is a special place where you originally live? We experience disappointment, suffering, rejection and difficulty because this world is definitely not our ultimate home. Our life here on Earth is definitely the end of our story. ...read more

  • Teach Us To Number Our Days

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jul 7, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,057 views

    David and Moses both realized that the more we confront our impending death, the more likely we are to use our lives wisely. They both asked God for a revelation of this. We too need a reality check so we live our lives to the highest profit.

    TEACH US TO NUMBER OUR DAYS Ps. 90:12; 39:4-8 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. We all have things we don’t like; preferences. One lady took her son Casey to a Dr. because of an ear infection. She was impressed with how well the doctor connected with her son. 2. He asked Casey, "Is there ...read more

  • Dying Well

    Contributed by Clement Okusi on Nov 13, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,392 views

    My father died recently in his sleep. People commented that's a nice way to die. Made we think about dying well.

    Sermon 1563 ‘Dying Well’. 15th Jan 2012 Overview: Introduction: A). As many of you know my Father passed away 2 weeks ago & last Thursday was his funeral in Colchester where he lived / very powerful time & we honoured him. 1). Seems like he passed away in his sleep / ...read more

  • Measure Our Days

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Jul 21, 2010
    based on 13 ratings
     | 7,480 views

    The purpose of this message is to show us the brevity of life and encourage us to pursue things of everlasting value.

    MEASURE OUR DAYS Psalm 39:4-7 INTRODUCTION: A. What are you planning on doing tomorrow? 1. How about next week? 2. Got plans for next month or even next year? 3. I ask these questions because we are prone to think that life is both predictable and controllable. a. I doubt ...read more

  • What Is Your Life?

    Contributed by Timothy Schultz on Oct 18, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,114 views

    Knowing the brevity of life, how will we invest what God has entrusted us with?

    [I am indebted to a sermon by Maxie Dunnam as a major source for this sermon]. Found in his book, "Pack Up Your Troubles" Intro: In reaching mid-life I have wondered, "What has my life accomplished and where am I going with the second half?" *I know I have gotten to mid-life because ...read more

  • Funeral Sermon

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Nov 9, 2006
    based on 41 ratings
     | 23,814 views

    There can be comfort, even in the brevity of life, by knowing the Lord. [This is as shared at the funeral - names excluded].

    ECCLESIASTES 3:1 – 8 [AV] 1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; ...read more