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  • No Saintly Life Is Tragically Short Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 25, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 899 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 3, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 14,084 views

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

  • Life Is Too Short Psalms 39

    Contributed by Toby Powers on Oct 9, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 19,936 views

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

  • Death Becomes Us

    Contributed by Clark Frailey on Apr 15, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,082 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

  • A Healing Touch In A Helpless Situation

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 11, 2005
    based on 73 ratings
     | 6,133 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 5, 2002
    based on 95 ratings
     | 8,121 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

  • Life On The Jericho Road

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 20, 2017
     | 2,196 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

  • Making Sense Of Life's Perplexities Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Oct 4, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,773 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

  • Happy New You!

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 10, 2013
     | 2,096 views

    The changes we want to make to improve our lives come from our relationship with God through his Son, not the year in which we are living. However, as we begin a new year we often think of the changes we need to make.

    1. The beginning of a New Year is a time to reflect on where we have been and where we want to go with our lives – we make plans to change – weight; jobs; education; etc. 2. 2012 Average Plastic Surgery Costs For a new you: Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) $5,130 Buttock augmentation ...read more

  • Standin' In The Need Of Grace

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Sep 20, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,518 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

  • Questioning God

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 71 ratings
     | 3,772 views

    Thesis: It is o.k. to question God, just don't get stuck there. Intro.: 1. Illust. There's an old story about a Jewish tailor named Lev Ashram who goes to a synagogue to pray. On his way out he meets a rabbi. "Well, what have you been doing in the synagogue, Lev Ashram?" the rabbi asks. "I ...read more

  • Immutable Character In A Timeless Realm.

    Contributed by David Goering on Sep 10, 2018
     | 439 views

    Those who leave this world go into a timeless realm taking their character with them.

    Scripture: Revelation 10:6 "...there should be time no longer" Revelation 22:11 "He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still." PROPOSITION: To use these ...read more

  • A Year To Build

    Contributed by Gregory Mc Donald on Dec 5, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,848 views

    This coming year let’s make a promise to each other and to God to at least try to bring people to hear the gospel, to be living messengers of the gospel, and to always preach the gospel when the opportunity arises.

    A Year To Build Acts 14:19-23 How many are excited to be in the house of the Lord this evening? I am and I’m excited to be a part of this Church in this up coming year. Why? Because I have noticed some special things about this Church, since my family and I just started here just a few ...read more

  • Wisdom: Purpose - Meaning Of Life (Book Of Ecclesiastes)

    Contributed by on Sep 25, 2015
     | 4,023 views

    Ecclesiastes ‘represents a brilliant argument for how someone would look at life if God did not play a direct, intervening role in life, and if there were no life after death.’ But because there is a God, and life continues after death, let us fear God!

    THE WISDOM TRILOGY #2: PURPOSE – MEANING OF LIFE (BOOK OF ECCLESIASTES) INTRO TO TOPIC: • How many of you have read the book of Ecclesiastes before? What is it about? QUOTE: “The book of Ecclesiastes is puzzling to the novice reader because its skepticism can be ...read more

  • I Just Want To Be Happy! Vanity?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Oct 28, 2015
     | 1,292 views

    I hear many say their goal in life is to be happy? Oz is only Oz to those that do not live in Oz.

    I JUST WANT TO BE HAPPY... VANITY The elusiveness of the butterfly... By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com 37 TIMES SOLOMON STATES VANITY OF VANITIES Ecclesiastes 1:2 Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. Ecclesiastes 1:2 (NLT) ...read more