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  • Funeral Sermon

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Nov 9, 2006
    based on 41 ratings
     | 27,506 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

  • Measure Our Days

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Jul 21, 2010
    based on 13 ratings
     | 8,428 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

  • One Life To Live Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Nov 26, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 11,041 views

    James describes for us the kind of attitude that Christians should have about their life. The basis of our attitude, that I believe James describes, is that Christians are people who know that they have one life to live and it counts how you live it.

    8 RULES FOR A SUCCESSFUL CHRISTIAN LIFE: ONE LIFE TO LIVE JAMES 4:13-17 INTRODUCTION… How Long Things Last, Frank Kendig and Richard Hutton, 1979 · Experts estimate that if a normal cassette tape is played about 100 times a year, sound quality will deteriorate somewhat after about 10 years. ...read more

  • Significance In Light Of Eternity

    Contributed by Marc Bertrand on Nov 5, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,885 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 55 ratings
     | 39,348 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

  • Teach Us To Number Our Days Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 79 ratings
     | 5,131 views

    SINCE OUR DAYS ARE NUMBERED, WE SEEK PERSPECTIVE FROM THE GOD OF ETERNITY

    BIG IDEA: SINCE OUR DAYS ARE NUMBERED, WE SEEK PERSPECTIVE FROM THE GOD OF ETERNITY INTRODUCTION: Written by Moses = "the man of God": certainly he had a unique perspective to offer on life; had seen and experienced much; yet his life too was finite and full of disappointment; he struggled ...read more

  • Funeral

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 389 ratings
     | 47,363 views

    Funeral for an elderly lady

    Funeral Memorial Services are in reality for the living and on such occasions they serve a three-fold service! I. REMEMBER THE DEPARTED Read Obituary II. COMFORT THE BEREAVED A.There is always comfort in the remembering how of how the ones we love have touched ...read more

  • What Is Heaven Like?

    Contributed by W F on Aug 5, 2005
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,197 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
     | 8,495 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

  • Our Response To The Discipline Of God Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 5,644 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
     | 9,977 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
     | 22,376 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

  • Learning From Illness Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Nov 2, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,098 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
     | 12,898 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

  • Level-Headed Living Series

    Contributed by W F on Jun 11, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,898 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