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  • "Does It Matter How Long We Live?”

    Contributed by Donovan Myers on Aug 24, 2005
    based on 49 ratings
     | 5,823 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
     | 39,951 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

  • Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 5, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 8,859 views

    The 3rd sermon in a series on gaining an eternal perspective on life.

    Introduction: 1. A few years ago one of the biggest movies of the year was "Forest Gump." Actor Tom Hanks played the role of a handicapped man whose mother believed in him to the extent that he was willing to try anything. He would often quote one of his mother’s favorite lines. "My mother says ...read more

  • What Is Your Expiration Date?

    Contributed by Jefferson Williams on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 61 ratings
     | 26,386 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

  • What Happens When We Die? Series

    Contributed by Ricky Burke on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 306 ratings
     | 13,385 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 22, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,109 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

  • How To Prepare For Destiny

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 17, 2003
    based on 95 ratings
     | 4,603 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 22, 2003
    based on 218 ratings
     | 15,398 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

  • Time's Running Out

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 87 ratings
     | 10,759 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
     | 15,092 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

  • We Know In Part Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 13, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,328 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

  • David--The Fear Of Death Series

    Contributed by Cameron Mcdonlad on Feb 29, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,519 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

  • What Happens When You Die? Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 117 ratings
     | 11,812 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

  • That's Enough Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Oct 23, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,182 views

    This is the 10th sermon in the series "David’s Lamp".

    Series: David¡¦s Lamp (Kings Of Judah) #10 THAT¡¦S ENOUGH! 2 Chronicles 36:1-23 Introduction: 1. Parents, how many times this week have you said to your wayward children, ¡§That¡¦s enough¡¨? What do these two words really mean? I¡¦m tired of your fighting, your disobedience, and your overall ...read more

  • There Is An Appointed Time!

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 1, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,758 views

    Many refuse to talk about death, but we are all headed toward death at 1440 minutes a day.

    THE APPOINTMENT IS MADE! ... Sermon and lesson by Dean Roach and Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. ...Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Hebrews 9:27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but then after this the judgment. 1 Corinthians 15:26 The last enemy to be destroyed is death. 51. Behold, I ...read more