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  • Funeral Sermon

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Nov 9, 2006
    based on 41 ratings
     | 26,027 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

  • Significance In Light Of Eternity

    Contributed by Marc Bertrand on Nov 5, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,753 views

    A great message for New Year’s. Focussing on the importance of evaluating our lives in light of God’s eternity and in a right relationship with him.

    Intro: It was a disaster on a national scale! Hundreds of thousands of deaths within four decades, over the age of 20 only two of the entire generation survived. It must have been a terrible time, a solemn time, I don’t imagine that many a day passed when another body was not committed to the ...read more

  • Funeral

    Contributed by Rick D Brackett on Oct 11, 2006
    based on 54 ratings
     | 35,944 views

    A funeral sermon for a middle-aged man but could be adapted for any age.

    “FUNERAL SERVICE” (56 year old man) Opening Remarks On behalf of the family I would like to thank you for the kindness that you have shown during this very difficult time. Thank you for the flowers and food, for the cards and calls, and especially for your presence and prayers. It is in ...read more

  • What Is Heaven Like?

    Contributed by W F on Aug 5, 2005
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,098 views

    A look at some of the benefits Believers will enjoy in the next life and how these effect the way we live today.

    What is Heaven Like? “When I get to heaven, I shall see three wonders there: The first wonder will be to see many people there whom I did not expect to see; The second wonder will be to miss many people whom I did expect to see; the third and greatest of all will be to find myself there” (John ...read more

  • "How Shall We Live"

    Contributed by Ronnie Knight on Apr 9, 2007
    based on 49 ratings
     | 8,191 views

    Funeral Sermon For Non - Christian

    Title: “How Then Should We Live?” Text: James 4.13-17 Introduction: As we are gathered here today to pay our respects to a friend and a loved one, we are reminded again of a truth we often try to forget. Today we are once again reminded of the brevity of life and the certainty of death. In ...read more

  • Psalm 90 – A Passion For The Present Moment

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on May 4, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 13,579 views

    There will come a time for you when God drops a sign in your life that causes you to seriously question your life-path, your priorities and be forced to deal with your dreams and aspirations. It is a defining moment when you see life screaming by, you que

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: I’m reminded of the sign that was posted on the land of an Indiana farmer who had a problem with people taking a short-cut by cutting across his land. The potential trespasser would read: “If you are going to cross this field, you had better do it in 9.8 seconds; ...read more

  • Our Response To The Discipline Of God Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 5,523 views

    HOW TO TRANSFORM SULLEN DESPAIR INTO SUBMISSIVE DESPERATION

    BIG IDEA: HOW TO TRANSFORM SULLEN DESPAIR INTO SUBMISSIVE DESPERATION INTRODUCTION: One test of a good father = How well do you discipline your children? By discipline I don’t just mean the actual spanking itself (the execution of the appropriate punishment for the given infraction)... I ...read more

  • "How To Live Until You Die”

    Contributed by David Hill on Jul 8, 2004
    based on 121 ratings
     | 9,870 views

    How to live an abundant & fruitful life.

    “How to Live until you Die” Ephesians 5:15-17 FROM TIME TO TIME I LISTEN TO COUNTRY MUSIC! I HAVE DISCOVERED THAT COUNTRY MUSIC CAN BE VERY PROFOUND IN ITS MESSAGE! FOR EXAMPLE...LISTEN TO THE TITLE’S OF A FEW COUNTRY MUSIC SONGS: - His Teeth Was Stained, But His Heart Was Pure - How ...read more

  • If A Man Die Shall He Live Again ?

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Oct 8, 2005
    based on 134 ratings
     | 21,765 views

    Answering the oldest question in the world !

    If A Man Die, Shall He Live Again ? Job 14:1-15 Introduction: Most of us are aware of the suffering of Job. Never has a man lost so much in such a short period of time. In just one day, probably only a matter of hours he lost most all of his material possessions, but even beyond comprehension ...read more

  • Level-Headed Living Series

    Contributed by W F on Jun 11, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,813 views

    You can’t leave the Christian life to chance. When it comes to your faith you must make wise decisions and seek to do the will of God.

    Introduction You can’t leave the Christian life to chance. When it comes to your faith you must make wise decisions and seek to do the will of God. In Ephesians 5:15 Paul writes ... “Be very careful, then, how you live – not as unwise, but as wise, making the most of every opportunity ...” ...read more

  • Learning From Illness Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Nov 2, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,026 views

    Third in series on “Illness Through the Eyes of Faith.”

    LEARNING FROM ILLNESS Romans 8:28-39 INTRO: A pastor went to the hospital to visit a church member who was recovering from surgery. He was about to pray for this person when the patient said: “You know, Preacher, you really don’t need to pray about my gall bladder. The doctors have that under ...read more

  • Taking Spiritual Inventory

    Contributed by Richard Laraviere on Sep 21, 2007
    based on 42 ratings
     | 12,439 views

    New years challenge to challenge believers to look at life through an eternal lens. It also has a "spiritual inventory" checklist to hand out.

    Taking Spiritual Inventory Text: Psalms 90:1-17 Introduction: 1. We are told in the word to number our days… that wisdom may come Heb. #4487, maw•naw v. to number off, count, reckon In other words, to stand before the hourglass of time 2. I have numbered my ...read more

  • Losing Sight Of The Goal

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on May 17, 2001
    based on 191 ratings
     | 10,486 views

    This sermon encourages Christians to stay focused on the goal that God has designed for our walk with Him.

    Scripture: 1 Peter 5:1 – 11 Title: “Losing Sight of The Goal” Introduction: It was a fog-shrouded morning, July 4, 1952, when a young woman named Florence Chadwick waded into the water off Catalina Island. She intended to swim the channel from the island to the California coast. Long-distance ...read more

  • No Regrets

    Contributed by Mike Mizell on Dec 6, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 12,662 views

    Learn to live a life without regrets.

    No Regrets 2 Timothy 4:5-8 Read Story In 3 weeks we will rejoice at surviving this year and celebrate the beginning of a new year. Let me ask you, “How has 2002 been for you? Did you make resolutions this year and if you did, how did you fare with them?” If you are like the vast majority ...read more

  • Funerals Better Than Parties Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 50 ratings
     | 7,496 views

    If we’re open, we can discover a lot from times of sorrow and loss.

    Overcoming Futility—a sermon series on Ecclesiastes “Funerals Better Than Parties”, 7:1-12 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts These may sound like dark words, but they contain profound wisdom. People often refuse to face death, and are reluctant to ...read more