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  • No Saintly Life Is Tragically Short Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 25, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 805 views

    Many saints’ lives seem "tragically short." Short, perhaps, but not tragic; Jesus’s life was the briefest of all.

    Feast of St. James July 25, 2009 In our meditation on the mystery of Christ and Mary today, there is something that occurred to me that I knew wouldn’t survive the drive to church, so I typed it out. Both the Saturday Matins reading and the Mass text today are from 2 Corinthians, which is ...read more

  • Make Your Life Count

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on May 5, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 11,441 views

    This sermon is about making your life count not just for this brief life but for eternity.

    Make Your Life Count -Live to the Glory of God- Ephesians 5:15-20 The scripture passage in Ephesians 5:15-20 reminds me of the motto: Only one life, Will soon be past; Only what’s done for Christ Will last. Every day you are faced with decisions. What will you give your time ...read more

  • Life Is Too Short Psalms 39

    Contributed by Toby Powers on Oct 11, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 16,085 views

    Life is limited. It is too short. Our opportunities pass quickly. Laugh, Love, Live while you can.

    From the Desk Of Toby Powers Pastor of Truth Baptist Church Bremen, GA www.trumpetoftruthonline.org LIFE IS TOO SHORT Psalms 39 Intro: This entire Psalm is about the brevity of life. The Psalmist pauses in the midst of a busy existence and begins to meditate on his life, his Lord, and the ...read more

  • A Strong Reminder

    Contributed by Scottie Pitts on Sep 14, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 876 views

    This is a meditation written in light of the Tragedy of September 11, 2001.

    A Strong Reminder James 4:14, Matthew 3:1-2 Today, our nation sits in shock over the events that transpired on Tuesday. What looked like a scene from a movie, was in fact reality. Our lifestyles as Americans were threatened as we came to the realization that terrorism is a frightening ...read more

  • Death Becomes Us

    Contributed by Clark Frailey on Apr 16, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 974 views

    A Memorial Day Sermon dealing with death in relation to our need for God’s salvation from Psalm 90.

    Death Becomes Us Scripture: Psalm 90 Introduction: Memorial day – not morbid – but realistic. Dead people’s day = My birthday. Latest statistic from USA Today – 100% Mortality Rate world-wide still. All people die. How we respond to death says much about our understanding of God’s ...read more

  • Almsgiving The Sure Investment In The Coming Age

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on Jun 4, 2015
     | 1,658 views

    In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life. – 1 Timothy 6:19

    In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life. – 1 Timothy 6:19 Business men are always looking for good investments and ways to invest towards the future. But as history records ...read more

  • Life On The Jericho Road

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 20, 2017
     | 1,812 views

    For most of us, however, the times we frequently encounter beaten and bloody humans along the Jericho road is in our daily life of work and friendship.

    Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost 2017 Extraordinary Form Over the past half-century I have had several careers, and I thank God for all of them. Twenty years were spent in sales and sales management, and much of that time was spent selling life insurance. It’s not the easiest thing ...read more

  • Holy People Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Sep 20, 2017
     | 972 views

    Holiness is not a popular subject these days. Maybe because there are so few people who count holiness as a goal, or even as a value. But the Bible says a lot about holiness.

    Colossians 1:2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. We’ve talked about grace & peace in previous devotions (Ephesians 1 & Philippians 1). Today, let’s focus on holiness. Holy People Have you thought much ...read more

  • A Healing Touch In A Helpless Situation

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 11, 2005
    based on 72 ratings
     | 5,802 views

    At times there seems to be little that we can hope for in our lives. These are scary times. God comes to us in these circumstances, gives us hope, and changes things.

    Matthew 9:18-26 “A Healing Touch in a Hopeless Situation” INTRODUCTION The loss of a job without any prospects of a replacement, a grim diagnosis with no encouragement of a positive outcome, a shattered relationship with no expectations for forgiveness and reconciliation, and a ...read more

  • Perseverance

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 95 ratings
     | 7,203 views

    In this world, we shall face tribulation. For this reason, perseverance is an important grace to develop in our lives. In this Bible study, we learn how to do just that.

    I.DEFINITION. The word is the Greek HUPOMONE. In Classical Greece it described the ability of a plant to thrive in a harsh environment - literally in the deserts and rocky slopes. In later Greek and Jewish literature, it was used to refer to the ’spiritual staying power’ which enabled the ...read more

  • Making Sense Of Life's Perplexities Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Oct 5, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,498 views

    We can't know the mind of God, but we can know the heart of God through the cross.

    [To receive free sermons each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] TWO PERPLEXING QUESTIONS “Perplexing” questions of life: • Why do people say they slept like a baby when babies wake up every two hours? • How do deer know to cross at those yellow ...read more

  • Standin' In The Need Of Grace

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,394 views

    It’s easy for us to focus on ourselves and our alleged abilities. It’s far better to realize that we are constantly in need of the sustaining presence of God’s grace.

    Passage: Judges 6:25-32 Intro: There is an old spiritual that we all know. Very simple. 1. “It’s me, it’s me oh Lord, standin’ in the need of prayer” 2. this is not a song celebrating selfishness, but the recognition of need 3. its amazing how easily pride worms into our hearts, how we ...read more

  • In Tents Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Apr 19, 2014
     | 1,522 views

    The shepherd's tent has great symbolism for our walk with God.

    1. Sherlock Holmes' Stolen Tent Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson are camping. After enjoying a day of relaxation, they pitch their tent under the stars and go to sleep. Sometime in the middle of the night, Holmes wakes Watson. "Watson, look up at the stars and tell me what you ...read more

  • When The Darkness Comes

    Contributed by Richard Moore on Feb 2, 2014
     | 2,055 views

    Even at Christmas we need Easter! Using the true story of a little girl who died on Christmas morning, this sermon points out that there are times when the darkness in life requires a light that is brighter than the Christmas message alone.

    A little girl touched our lives this Christmas. The last eight days of her brief life moved us away from our materialistic Christmas selfishness and turned our attention to someone in need. She reminded us of something all too often forgotten in our typical expressions of Christmas gift-giving, ...read more

  • An "In Tents" Reminder

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 23, 2015
     | 3,017 views

    The lesson points out examples of the temporary in light of the permanent. I used this also to help with our VBS theme this year of God's Greatest Show on Earth.

    1. Lifetime Battery An angry motorist went back to a garage where he had purchased an expensive battery for his car six months earlier. "Listen," the motorist grumbled to the owner of the garage, "when I bought that battery you said it would be the last battery my car would ever need. It died ...read more