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  • How To Grieve Without Obsessing

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Jul 5, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,066 views

    Christians have the emotional and spiritual resources to cope with loss.

    20110703 The Third Sunday After Pentecost - Web Site Title: How to Grieve without Obsessing Text: II Samuel 1 – 2:7 Thesis: Christians have the emotional and spiritual resources to cope with loss. Introduction On July 4, 1776, just 235 years ago, the Continental Congress adopted ...read more

  • Finding Our Rtgo When Coping With A Loss

    Contributed by Byron Perrine on Nov 2, 2015
     | 828 views

    The death of a loved one or other disappointment in life can rob us of a reason to go on. This message is intended to encourage and to point out ways of recovering our "RTGO"

    Philippians 4:4-8 Finding Our RTGOs When Coping With the Loss of a Loved One or Other Disappointments Several years ago I hired a young couple who were sure they could come in and successfully manage the restaurant at the Lodge. In the beginning they were optimistic but as the difficulties of ...read more

  • The Mourning Shall Be Comforted Series

    Contributed by J. Richard Lord, Jr. on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 2,348 views

    How Jesus comforts us and teaches us to cope with the "losses" of life.

    (Sermon #4 of the Sermon on the Mount Series) J. Richard Lord, Jr. Parkview Church of the Nazarene The Mourning Shall Be Comforted Matthew 5:4 It is a fact of life that at some point in our lifetime we will be faced with loss. Loss of jobs, loss of property, loss of loved ones, even ...read more

  • Why Me, Lord?

    Contributed by Scott White on Jun 20, 2016
     | 3,241 views

    The lesson deals with the age-old topic of how to deal with pain, sorrow, and grief. It talks about the need to understand that God is in control, and that sometimes there are blessings contained in those heartaches we experience.

    Opening scripture: Isaiah 55:6-11 I can remember very well the days that all of my children were born. They were special days, obviously. But the days my last three were born were had a little extra kick because I was able to be in the delivery room, to be there when those 3 took their first ...read more

  • Our Seasons Of Grief

    Contributed by Ryan Sato on Dec 17, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 5,749 views

    Here we try to understand how David coped with the loss of his best friend Jonathan. Through David’s reactions we are challenged to embrace our seasons of grief in ways that would show that we are relying on God rather than relying on ourselves.

    Opener: This week we reflect on David’s real life struggle with grief. With last week’s teaching on fear, and this week’s text focussed on the theme of grief it seems like we’re wading through some heavy waters aren’t we? But this is good for us. Because I firmly believe that we (as ...read more

  • #1 Exclusive Faith Series

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,349 views

    The issue our text addresses is that it insists that Faith in Jesus Christ Excludes Every Other Option. For the fact of the matter is that, for the most part, we only turn to Jesus when we have ran out of options: He’s usually our last option.

    One of the greatest affronts to the majesty of the Master occurs when we ask His help in prayer, and then rely on Something or Someone else in addition. We have this tenacious tendency of using this Jesus/And strategy; Jesus/And… my money, my medicine, my doctor, my parents, my spouse, my friends, ...read more

  • One Hundred And Fifty-Three Fish

    Contributed by Neil Stich on Apr 22, 2012
    based on 18 ratings
     | 12,262 views

    A change in how we do ministry can bring results we never expected.

    ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-THREE FISH John 21: 1 – 14 We are creatures of Habit or Habits. We tend to do the same things over and over again because they are what we are used to doing--- it feels comfortable--- and many of us do not like CHANGE… Oh, we may try something ...read more

  • 5 Answers To Prayer

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 19, 2003
    based on 52 ratings
     | 3,284 views

    There is no such thing as "unanswered" prayer, but God sometimes responds in ways we don’t expect.

    “5 Answers to Prayer” -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts (Note: The outline for this message came from an article in the Christian Reader Jan/Feb 02 issue) We pray, and God answers. Every time. But sometimes we wonder if God is really listening. ...read more

  • The Third Time

    Contributed by Jim Kane on May 8, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,461 views

    We are significant in Christ because we have been created to be significant.

    Several years ago a professor at a New England college, loved by students and alumni, adopted a plan to help discouraged students. Whenever he noticed a discouraged student, he made it a point of giving that student a better mark than what he really deserved and of seeing that others in the class ...read more

  • Funeral Message For Gayle Pearson

    Contributed by James May on Sep 21, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,314 views

    Funeral message and graveside statements for a 54 year old man who had a heart attack.

    Funeral Message for Gayle Pearson September 19, 2006 We are here to honor the life of Lawrence Gayle Pearson. As I have listened to the eulogy and the letter written by his children, and I have spoken with some of the family members, I have come to know that Gayle was not always what he ...read more

  • Funeral Arrangements

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jan 31, 2018
     | 816 views

    A study in the book of Genesis 23: 1 – 20

    Genesis 23: 1 – 20 Funeral arrangements 23 Sarah lived one hundred and twenty-seven years; these were the years of the life of Sarah. 2 So Sarah died in Kirjath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her. 3 Then Abraham stood up from ...read more

  • Faithfulness Factor Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Apr 19, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 487 views

    14th message in a series on the wonder of God as our loving Father. This message continues the discussion of God's faithfulness to His children.

    “The Faithfulness Factor” Pt 2 (The Fatherhood of God Pt 14) IX. The Faithfulness Factor We entrust our souls to Dad’s insistent faithfulness. We live in a world of unfaithfulness; people fail, falter, forget, forsake their commitments on a regular basis. We learned that only God is ...read more

  • Fruit Of Living For Christ

    Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Oct 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 800 views

    A life that produces fruit glorifies the Father through Jesus Christ

    Life Link 10/14/2007 Fruit of Living for Christ John 15:1-8 ( The Vine and the Branches ) "I am the true vine, and My Father is the vineyard keeper. 2 Every branch in Me that does not produce fruit He removes, and He prunes every branch that produces fruit so that it will produce more ...read more

  • The Knowledge That Changes Everything Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 150 ratings
     | 14,992 views

    Three things Christians know that empower them to face horrible suffering with courage and hope.

    Note: This sermon was introduced with a video clip from the North American Missions Board of the Southern Baptists called "Where Were You?" Where were you? I can still remember exactly where I was when I first heard the news on the radio about the World Trade Center. I was taking my oldest son ...read more

  • Holiday Expectations: Don't Take That Exit Series

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Nov 28, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,881 views

    God wants to change our view of what a great Christmas is really about.

    Life in the Fast Lane Holiday Expectations: Don’t Take That Exit! Proverbs 15:16-17 Woodlawn Baptist Church November 21, 2004 Introduction Before we get started this morning I want to take a minute to thank all of you for praying for me as I preached at this week’s state meeting. We had a ...read more