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  • What Happens When You Die? Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 30, 2003
    based on 117 ratings
     | 12,046 views

    Like an unwelcome intruder, death has made a rude entrance into many of our lives. When someone close to us dies, we can’t help but wonder what will happen to us when we stop breathing. Jesus told a story one day to help illustrate the suddenness of dea

    What Happens When I Die? Rev. Brian Bill 6/3/01 A little girl was standing outside her Sunday School classroom when the pastor noticed she was holding a big storybook entitled, “Jonah and the Whale.” The pastor wanted to have some fun with her so he asked her, “Do you really believe that ...read more

  • What Happens When We Die? Series

    Contributed by Ricky Burke on Feb 22, 2001
    based on 306 ratings
     | 13,467 views

    This is the fifth message in a series called "The Basic Questions of Life.

    "What Happens When We Die?" We’re wrapping up a series of messages called "the Basic Questions of Life." This series has looked at some of the questions people ask at some point in their lives. Questions such as: "Is there a God?" "Is the Bible reliable and true?" "How did we get here?" "Why ...read more

  • 7 Reasons To Bless God As We Face Death Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jun 21, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,143 views

    DEATH OPENS THE DOOR TO THE RICHES OF OUR SPIRITUAL INHERITANCE SECURED BY THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST

    BIG IDEA: DEATH OPENS THE DOOR TO THE RICHES OF OUR SPIRITUAL INHERITANCE SECURED BY THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST INTRODUCTION: Remember that this is a Messianic Psalm -- Acts 2:25-28; Acts 13:34-35; True of David in his own experience, but ultimately speaking of the Resurrection of ...read more

  • What About Heaven? Series

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Apr 13, 2002
    based on 106 ratings
     | 7,317 views

    Some common questions about what heaven is like are addressed.

    (Adapted from a message by Tom Holladay at Saddleback Church) There’s a story about a wealthy Christian who somehow got obsessed with the idea of taking some of his wealth to heaven. Now he knew the Bible clearly teaches that you can’t take it with you. But so obsessed was he with this desire that ...read more

  • David--The Fear Of Death Series

    Contributed by Cameron Mcdonlad on Feb 28, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,573 views

    Glimpses in the life of David to see how he handled brushes with death.

    Fear Factor: “David—Fear of Death” (1 Samuel) M. Cameron McDonald February 29, 2004 Intro: ILL: SAM KINISON WAS A FAMOUS COMEDIAN IN THE LATE 198O’S INTO THE EARLY 90’S. HE GAINED HIS STATUS AS ONE OF THE MOST RECOGNIZED COMEDIANS FOR BEING AS CRUDE AND SHOCKING AS WAS CULTURALLY ACCEPTABLE ...read more

  • Time's Running Out

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 25, 2003
    based on 87 ratings
     | 10,955 views

    A look at the dreary topic of DEATH.

    Time’s Running Out November 3, 2002 Introduction: Two elderly women were out driving in a large car, both could barely see over the dashboard. As they were cruising along, they came to an intersection. The stoplight was red but they just went on through. The woman in the passenger seat ...read more

  • Big Mistakes That People Make

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 227 ratings
     | 15,163 views

    We all make mistakes in life, but some can be very bad.

    INTRO.- ILL.- A newspaper in Kansas, trying to correct a mistake that had occurred in a previous issue, carried the following item: “We wish to apologize for an error in the wedding story in last week’s paper. Due to a typesetter’s mistake we said, ‘THE ROSES WERE PUNK.’ What we intended to say, ...read more

  • How To Prepare For Destiny

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 16, 2003
    based on 95 ratings
     | 4,649 views

    Death is the ultimate destiny of everyone. How to prepare for it is the essence of this sermon.

    December 18, 2000 I. INTRODUCTION: A. Cemetery Marker Some time ago, a man was trying to trace his family origin. In the process of his research he visited several cemeteries collecting information from the markers. At one place he came across a monument with the following ...read more

  • "Homesick"

    Contributed by William Wilmore, Jr. on Aug 20, 2003
    based on 218 ratings
     | 15,520 views

    A eulogy for a saved person. The name of the deceased has been removed. Insert any name of any deceased saved person and this sermon will preach!

    “But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.” (1 Chron. 2:9) I want to talk to you about "Home." Not an earthly home, but a heavenly home. I want to talk to you about the hope of ...read more

  • We Know In Part Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 10, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,358 views

    We know little about life after death, but we do know that heaven is not possessing things, that hell is about separation from God, and that the love of God will reach even to the most alienated.

    We think that having things will make us happy. The truth is that happiness comes from sharing what you have with someone you love. Fulfillment is not measured by how much you have. Genuine fulfillment is measured by who you have it with. That is true in this life. I believe that is also true ...read more

  • "Does It Matter How Long We Live?”

    Contributed by Donovan Myers on Aug 24, 2005
    based on 49 ratings
     | 5,866 views

    Death is often perceived as the enemy, but could there be another perspective?

    Psalm 90 is the oldest psalm and was written by Moses. It was written during a very bleak time in Hebrew history. Moses was commissioned by God to lead the Israelites out of Egyptian bondage. After the miraculous escape through the Red Sea, Moses leads them toward the Promised Land, a land flowing ...read more

  • Ready And Waiting

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 171 ratings
     | 40,043 views

    Paul’s personal epitaph provides insight into what it means for every believer to be ready and waiting to face the reality of death.

    Through the New Testament 2005 Ready and Waiting 2 Timothy 4:6-8 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO The other day I had a conversation with a family about death and dying. Preachers probably have those kinds of discussions more often than most ...read more

  • What Is Your Expiration Date?

    Contributed by Jefferson Williams on Feb 9, 2005
    based on 61 ratings
     | 26,591 views

    Psalm 90 teaches us that we all have an expiration date. How then show we live in light of the short time we have?

    What’s Your Expiration Date? Psalm 90 Pastor Jeff Williams 1-02-05 We all have an expiration date… Before I came on staff at Pontiac Bible Church, many of you know that I worked at Salem Children’s Home. Salem has been serving children in Livingston County for over one hundred years. ...read more

  • When You Die, It Won't Be The End Of The World

    Contributed by Toby Powers on Mar 10, 2006
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,222 views

    Death is a serious matter. Death is not the end for you or for your family. Set Thine House In Order. Thou Shalt Die, and Not Live.

    From The Desk of Pastor Toby Powers Truth Baptist Church Bremen, GA When You Die It Won’t Be The End of the World II Kings 20:1-7 Intro: Hezekiah was warned of Isaiah that he was sick unto death and should set his house in order. Hezekiah prayed and God gave him 15 more years. This is a ...read more

  • Funerals Better Than Parties Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 50 ratings
     | 7,334 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