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  • The Christian's Gain In Death

    Contributed by Marvin P. Hoogland on Sep 18, 2018
     | 580 views

    Funeral sermon upon the death of an elderly believer

    Philippians 1:21 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. (RSV) The apostle Paul was a man who had no fear of death. He was able to speak freely about the reality of death. Death held no terror for him. He even looked forward to it. Not that Paul was disillusioned with life and simply ...read more

  • "George's Memorial"

    Contributed by James Parker on Mar 8, 2011
     | 2,231 views

    A memorial sermon for an elderly believer who spent the last years of his life on kidney dialysis.

    Scripture reading: John 14: 1-6 "Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you ...read more

  • This Is Your Life, From Start To Finish

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Feb 22, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,463 views

    A message for our seniors on senior appreciation day. A look at the Christian life

    This Is Your Life, From Start To Finish Psalm 63: 1-4 Intro: How many remember the old TV program called “This is your life”? For us younger folks, it was a TV program that started in 1952 and this original series lasted until 1961. There were spin offs and copycats but none were ...read more

  • Best Wines!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Apr 8, 2015
     | 1,220 views

    When you are swirled, tossed and hurled, would you give out fresh aroma? The best comes out when crushed!

    The best wine…. John 2:10”And he said to him, "Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!" In general, the best wines come from the best quality grapes! Weather also strongly ...read more

  • Night Is Coming

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Sep 28, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,713 views

    Jesus declares that He is the light of the world. As He approaches a blind man, the disciples want to know who has sinned, but Jesus is busy with the Father’s work knowing that the night of the cross is approaching.

    Night is Coming John- major theme- Jesus Christ is the incarnate Word. He is God- He left heaven/took on- body of a man. He who was all God became all man-remained all God Jesus- made seven statements that speak of who He is- I AM the Bread of life I AM the Light of the world I AM the ...read more

  • Turning Hardship To Joy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 24, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 3,252 views

    Sometimes God allows things to get difficult so He can produce greater joy in and through and with us. Jesus knew that His Father often used tragedy to cause people to look to heaven for solutions to their problems.

    John 15:11-16 Illustration: A cynic asked an elderly believer who had endured great physical pain for 20 years, "What do you think of your God now?" The godly sufferer replied, "I think of Him more than ever." Sorrow can be the means of bringing us heart-to-heart with God. When repeated ...read more

  • Seven Wonders Of Heaven Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 16, 2007
    based on 89 ratings
     | 11,061 views

    The reality of heaven will be far greater than our expectations. The expectation is worth living for.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO What Happens When A Person Dies? Seven Wonders of Heaven Revelation 21:1-7 The Sunday School teacher was telling the class of second grade boys about the wonders of heaven. They listened with rapped attention ...read more

  • Precious Is The Death Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 53 ratings
     | 16,792 views

    This verse is at once both beautiful and startling. It provides a measure of comfort and assurance. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” That’s good to hear at times like this.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Precious Is the Death Psalm 116:15 Introduction: This verse is at once both beautiful and startling. It provides a measure of comfort and assurance. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his ...read more

  • Dungeons And Dreams Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Oct 6, 2017
     | 2,798 views

    When life is uncertain, be certain that God is still in contrtol and that God still cares.

    There is a little church in Galena, Kansas, where it is customary for people celebrating birthdays to come to the front of the sanctuary. There, they give a special offering while the congregation sings “Happy Birthday.” On the other hand, if you’re a little shy, you can give your offering to ...read more

  • Dungeons And Dreams Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Sep 8, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,654 views

    When you face an uncertain future, be certain that God is in control and that He cares for you; be certain that He will not forget the dream He has for you, nor will He forget you.

    There is a little church in Galena, Kansas, where it is customary for people celebrating birthdays to come to the front of the sanctuary. There, they give a special offering while the congregation sings “Happy Birthday.” On the other hand, if you’re a little shy, you can ...read more

  • Every Thorn Has A Rose Series

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Mar 25, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,006 views

    This morning we are going to talk about boasting and weaknesses and thorns. The question we can ask is ‘How can the power of Christ be made available in my life?’ What is God’s avenue for making me usable in His kingdom?

    This morning we are going to talk about boasting and weaknesses and thorns. The question we can ask is ‘How can the power of Christ be made available in my life?’ What is God’s avenue for making me usable in His kingdom? What would you talk about if someone asked you about ...read more

  • God’s Purpose In Our Problems Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jul 25, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,950 views

    God loves to bring out His purposes through our problems.

    God’s Purpose in our Problems 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Rev. Brian Bill 7/25/10 Lydia and I went to the Demolition Derby at the 4-H Fair this past week and had a blast. I loved watching drivers take aim at each other with the attempt to demolish or disable one another. We saw some great smash ...read more

  • Three Levels Of Love, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Jan 28, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,693 views

    The driving motivation behind all great art, all great music, all great architecture, or writing is a single force: Passion. Nothing great in life was ever accomplished without passion.

    INTRODUCTION This is the second part of a message I started earlier this month entitled three levels of love. With Christmas behind us, we can take a deep breath from all the hustle and bustle of shopping and crowds. I heard a story about a guy who was driving around in a crowded mall parking ...read more