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  • Finding Meaning In Life

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 291 ratings
     | 17,573 views

    Many are desperately searching for true meaning in this life. The answer is found in this passage of Scripture.

    FINDING THE MEANING IN LIFE TEXT: ECCLESIASTES. 1:1,2 INTRO: One of the funniest catchphrases of recent years is from an old Wendy’s commercial. An elderly woman and her friends open their hamburger buns and found them virtually bare. The perceptive old lady, who was able to see beyond the ...read more

  • Finding Meaning In A Meaningless Life"

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on May 15, 2013
     | 2,250 views

    Discovering how the woman at the well found meaning in life.

    “Finding Meaning in a Meaningless Life” May 19, 2013 John 4:2-26 The Pharisees heard that Jesus was winning and baptizing more disciples than John. 2 But in fact Jesus was not baptizing. His disciples were. 3 When the Lord found out about all this, he left Judea. He went back to ...read more

  • Finding Meaning For Us In The Conversion Of Saul Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Sep 16, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,127 views

    THIS PORTION OF THE BOOK OF ACTS DEALS WITH THE SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION OF ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT PLAYERS IN THE SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST – SAUL OF TARSUS. WHAT I FIND OF INTEREST HERE IS THE APPLICATION THIS WONDERFUL EVENT IN THE LIF

    FINDING MEANING FOR US IN THE CONVERSION OF SAUL ACTS 9:1-19 INTRODUCTION: THIS PORTION OF THE BOOK OF ACTS DEALS WITH THE SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION OF ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT PLAYERS IN THE SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST – SAUL OF TARSUS. WHAT I FIND OF INTEREST HERE IS THE ...read more

  • Finding Purpose And Meaning In Life Regardless Of Age Or Circumstances

    Contributed by Byron Perrine on Jul 17, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,379 views

    This is an adaptation of a sermon shared Oct. 2000 by Brian Bill that builds upon 6 statements of purpose that he identifies in the writings of Paul. When actualized, these purposes provide meaning to life regardless of age or difficulty of circumstances.

    A truck driver was hauling a load of 100 penguins to the zoo. Unfortunately, his truck broke down. He eventually waved down another truck and offered the driver $500 to take the penguins to the zoo. The next day the first truck driver got his truck fixed and drove into town and couldn’t ...read more

  • Blind Soldiers

    Contributed by Samson Musyoki on Sep 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,173 views

    FINDING MEANING IN A MEANINGLESS SITUATION

    BLIND SOLDIERS 2 KINGS 6:15-18 When the servant of the man of God got up and went out early the next morning an army with horses and chariots had surrounded the city. “O my lord, what shall we do?” the servant asked. “Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “those who are with us are more than ...read more

  • "Still In The World"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on May 27, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,207 views

    This sermon is focused on finding meaning in life through faith in and service to Christ.

    John 17:6-19 “Still in the World” By Rev. Ken Sauer, Parkview UMC Newport News, VA www.parkview-umc.org In our Gospel Lesson for this morning we find Jesus praying. And in this prayer Jesus prays for Himself, He prays for His disciples and He prays for all believers. After this ...read more

  • When Your'e Famous Enough For Fools To Want Your Old Socks

    Contributed by Gerald Du Preez on Jun 5, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 4,898 views

    People strive to find meaning in "things", feeling their current existence is insignificant. They forget that God is the God of the insignificant!

    "When you’re famous enough for fools to want your old socks" (Or "The God of the insignificant") Job 8:7 "Though your beginning was insignificant, yet your end will increase greatly." (NAS) Browsing through the business section of the Sunday Times of 12/12/99, I came across an ...read more

  • Promises: Barnabas

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 30, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,901 views

    As we grow older we find meaning in encouraging others, especially the young. Trusting them is equivalent to trusting God.

    We like to say that age is a state of mind more than it is a set of numbers on the calendar. We tell each other, "You’re only as old as you feel." But you know, I’m finding that it is important to know what you feel. It is important to listen to yourself as you age. I am not referring to aches ...read more

  • Giving God Your All

    Contributed by Reggie Corfield on Nov 1, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 13,042 views

    The meaning of life for some with a secular mentality are power, popularity and success. For those of faith, they find meaning in life when they place all that they are and have in the Savior’s hands.

    Mark 12:38-44 As he taught, Jesus said, "Watch out for the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and be greeted in the marketplaces, and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets. They devour widows’ houses and for a show make ...read more

  • The Day Of Decision

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 78 ratings
     | 2,082 views

    We must make a decision whether or not we will surrender our lives to Jesus Christ or continue to try to find meaning on our own.

    The Day of Decision Joshua 23:14-16 Today is the day that we celebrate nine years of ministry together. I can remember like yesterday arriving at Britton Christian Church and being welcomed by many of you who are still here nine years later. As the years have passed we have seen so many ...read more

  • Peace: Ready, Set, Go

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Nov 27, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,874 views

    Peace comes hard for some at Christmas. We must be open to what God wants to give, we must get down to what God wants us to be doing, and we must find meaning in our ordinary pursuits.

    National Baptist Memorial Church, Washington, DC, Dec. 19, 2004 These are stressful days. There is too much going on. Too much work, too much to think about, too many demands. Stressful. We’d really like some peace, wouldn’t we? Just a moment or two of quiet – ...read more

  • Completing Christ

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,317 views

    Our lives find meaning and completeness if we first recognize what God has already done in us, if we see that God never stops working in any life, and if we devote ourselves to His purposes.

    If I were to take you to my home this afternoon, I could show you a parable of the human condition. My house would tell you a whole lot about our family, of course, but it also would tell you about the whole human problem. You see, our house is unfinished. It is incomplete. Oh, it was built in ...read more

  • Consider The Source Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 16, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,706 views

    Job, struggling to find his source of meaning, is frustrated with Bildad, who finds meaning in the past; and with his own feelings, looking for meaning in the present. Look to Christ, who provides meaning from the future.

    Sooner or later, we all come to a point where we wake up and ask ourselves what life means. This life we are living: does it matter? All this energy we are putting in on studying or working or church or family or whatever: is it really necessary? I submit to you that most of us at one time or ...read more

  • Turn The Power On

    Contributed by Joseph Neil Adams on Jan 17, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,198 views

    We can’t find meaning & proclaim truth if we are not plugged into the Holy Spirit, yet so many Christians try to live without any relationship or even contact with the Spirit of God.

    Mark 1:4-11 & or John 1:29-36 Some things are just obvious aren’t they? Yet sometimes we act in a way that seems to deny common sense. For instance we drive sometimes without thinking properly about where we are going, almost on automatic pilot; do you know what I mean? Sometimes I’ve got in the ...read more

  • Rumors Of Another World

    Contributed by Jarrod Jones on Jun 19, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,123 views

    Our unquenchable desires for meaning and more declare that we are made for meaning and more, namely God, and therefore we will only find meaning and more (satisfaction) in Him alone.

    Introduction Blaise Pascal- 17th Century French/Christian Philosopher (Disinherited Prince Syndrome): Someone who had it all, then lost it all, then spends rest of life trying to recover what he knows down deep he once possessed (Meaning and More). “If I find in myself a desire which no ...read more