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  • "Should We Really Be Afraid Of Death?”

    Contributed by Paul Weidner on May 26, 2004
    based on 4 ratings

    If we take the time to realistically examine our culture, especially our western culture, we will readily see that death is not something we think about very much.

    For Christians, the season of Lent is the time of our church year like no other because our focus is drawn on a very unpopular topic, death. We are taken on a journey covering the last weeks of Jesus’ ministry, which ends with his horrible torture and death by crucifixion. But because we more

  • It Gets Better

    Contributed by Paul Decker on May 1, 2005
    based on 19 ratings

    God gives us a new beginning.

    IT GETS BETTER! I Corinthians 15:35-49 S: Death and resurrection C: New bodies come at death Pr: GOD GIVES US A NEW BEGINNING. ?: How? KW: Contrasts TS: We will find in I Corinthians 15:35-49 three contrasts that show how God gives us a new beginning. Type: Propositional The ____ more

  • A View From The Finish Line Series

    Contributed by Douglas Dudley on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 21 ratings

    The Apostle Paul gives us a "Real Life" view of the finish line-his finish line. Have we ever considered what our finish line will look like?

    A View From the Finish Line Text: 2nd Timothy, Chapter 4 Introduction. In the last few years, Schools have made an effort to move the classroom out of the classroom. They have concluded that sometimes you’re better able to educate a student by moving them into different environments more

  • How Do You Live; How Will You Die? Series

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    The first of a two-part series on "The Rich Man and Lazarus," this is a salvation message that looks at the comfort of heaven in contrast to the agony of hell.

    HOW DO YOU LIVE; HOW WILL YOU DIE? --LUKE 16:19-31; PSALM 49:16-20; PSALM 52:5-7 To be a disciple of Jesus Christ, He must be number one in our lives. We’ve seen that emphasized so clearly these past several weeks in the teachings of Jesus found in this section of the Book of Luke. We more

  • Are You Ready??

    Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 14, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    Are we ready for death? If not what do we need to do.

    Are you Ready?? There was a man went in for physical and got a call from the doctor a couple of days later. The Doctor said that he had bad and worse news. "Give me the bad" the man asked. "Your tests showed that you had 48 hours to live." replied the doctor. "That’s the bad news! That’s the more

  • Our Eternal Destiny!

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Oct 29, 2004
    based on 36 ratings

    Today is "All Saints Day", we know how Filipinos loved this day as we love those who have gone before us. But God’s message today is for us who are still living but someday will surely be with them.

    OUR ETERNAL DESTINY! Hebrew 9:27 “Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment, so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him.” For more

  • Better Off Dead? Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 3, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    Chapter 4 focuses on two burdens, injustice and alienation, that aptly describe the distress of living without God. Without spiritual resources, life is pretty tough. Our options are to trust God or trust nothing.

    Overcoming Futility—a sermon series on Ecclesiastes “Better Off Dead?” chapter 4 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Chapter 4 focuses on two burdens, injustice and alienation, that aptly describe the distress of living without God. Without spiritual 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

    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 more

  • How's It Going To End?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Aug 7, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    Questions about life and death

    Having just returned from 6 days of vacation that included three different hotels (and rides on 6 different roller coasters in two different amusement parks) I can relate to Stephan Brown’s comments about packing and unpacking while on vacation. He says, “some people when they go on vacation, they more

  • Setting Things In Order

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 2, 2004
    based on 59 ratings

    Death’s inevitable reality demands the need for each of us to make sure that we have set things in order.

    SETTING THINGS IN ORDER II KINGS 20:1-6 INTRODUCTION: King Hezekiah was a great ruler who sought to faithfully follow God. Judea prospered under Hezekiah’s reign. Concerning Hezekiah, 2 Kings 18:5 states, “He trusted in the LORD God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the more

  • The Change Within Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 15, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    When we look to the outside appearance of things our senses, and our emotions can mislead us. We need to look to what changes God is making in us, in preparing us for a new body and a new life with Him

    For more Bible studies visit: The Change Within 2 Corinthians 5:1-21 Pastor Tom Fuller What sense is most important to you? I’ve heard it said that people who lose one of their five senses tend to develop one or more of the other ones to compensate: more

  • What Is Your Life? Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 12, 2006
    based on 43 ratings

    Since our life is just a mist that quickly vanishes, we must have a plan of action to maximize it and to be prepared to meet our maker.

    Introduction: A. One day a doctor called one of his patients into his office to deliver some very important news. 1. “I have received the results of your tests and I have some bad news and some good news.” 2. The patient was quiet for a moment, sensing the gravity of the announcement, “Let me more

  • Funeral Message For Gayle Pearson

    Contributed by James May on Sep 19, 2006
    based on 12 ratings

    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 more

  • Officer Down-Shots Fired

    Contributed by Larry Moore on Jan 20, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    A message to people in a rural community in which the Sheriff, a lifetime resident, had just been shot to death while serving a warrant at a meth-lab.

    What Would Jesus Say About 1-20-2005? Romans 13:1-4 On Wednesday Morning 1-19-2005 Eureka and Greenwood County suffered a tragedy. A tragedy that maybe we don’t understand, or can’t understand. Matt Samuels, the Sheriff of Greenwood County was murdered. Like everyone else in Eureka, when I more

  • The Inscription Said

    Contributed by Chanon Mullens on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    If our life is condensed into a few words upon a tombstone, what would it say?

    • In this life we live we are often remembered for the type of work we did, how we acted or even the amount of things and money we may have or have not had. • When looking back over ones life it is important to ask questions such as “Have I accomplished all that I could have?” “Have I treated more