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  • Message For Stillborn Baby

    Contributed by Brian Bolton on Apr 26, 2007
    based on 58 ratings
     | 46,658 views

    This message was written for a stillborn baby that was born at 36 weeks.

    Memorial/Grave Side Service Grace Mikayla Godby Psalm 139:16 Today we gather to grieve with and support Nick & Jenni Godby. □ Grace Mikayla was born on April 18 at 7:19pm □ The excitement of a long awaited pregnancy has come to a terrible, unexpected and painful end. ...read more

  • My Redeemer Lives Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on May 2, 2007
    based on 65 ratings
     | 13,271 views

    This is a funeral sermon that puts our hope in The Redeemer.

    My Redeemer Lives – A Funeral Service Today is a day of sorrow. Today is a day of grief. I will not say that everything is all right – because it’s not. We hurt. And we know we will hurt for a long time. __________ has died and we feel pain – we feel loss. Those are normal feelings. God ...read more

  • Funeral--Memorial Homily For Betty L.

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Jul 2, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 8,465 views

    This was a funeral/memorial homily for a woman whose Christian commitment was somewhat doubtful but who at one time had professed faith. She was a person I had never met prior to her final days of illness. It encourages her family to trust Jesus for eter

    Funeral/Memorial Homily for Betty L. --Proverbs 31:19-31 This evening we have gathered to remember our mother, grandmother, and friend Betty L. Betty was a woman of faith, although over the past several years she suffered much physical distress, pain, and ill health and was not able to ...read more

  • Eulogy--Rochelle Noel

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jul 21, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,382 views

    This is a funeral for a woman who grew up in the church but has been away from it for about 25 years. She left 4 children behind.

    Eulogy –Rochelle Noel by Rick Gillespie- Mobley In the year 1961, young people from across the country were beginning to do freedom rides in order to desegregate, the bus terminals throughout the south. Young people were being sent as gifts to make this country more of what it ...read more

  • Passing Through The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Dec 11, 2007
    based on 127 ratings
     | 36,564 views

    This is a funeral sermon from Psalm 23:4. We all must pass through this valley.

    Passing Through The Valley Of The Shadow of Death “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through ...read more

  • Grace

    Contributed by Christopher Martin on Dec 18, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,534 views

    A funeral sermon for a 50 year old man who committed suicide. He was an active member of the congregation, and gave no signs or reason for taking his own life, leaving the family, congregation, and community in a state of shock.

    (Read obituary from bulletin) Dear friends, members of Our Saviour’s, family members, and especially this day you, Holly, Kyle, Beth, Cara, and Loren, may God’s grace, mercy, and peace be with you from God, our Father, and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. The word of God that I ...read more

  • Prepare To Meet Your God

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 22 ratings
     | 14,427 views

    This sermon originally was prepared for a funeral homily for a person whose commitment to Jesus was uncertain, it could be used in any funeral setting or as a evangelistic message. It clearly outlines Go’s plan of salvation.

    Prepare to Meet Your God, a Funeral Homily --Amos 4:12 In times such as these when we loose a loved one to death we are reminded of our own mortality. Hebrews 9:27 calls upon us to remember the certain fact “. . . it is appointed for mortals to die once, and after that the judgment. . . ...read more

  • Where Is God Amidst The Confusion

    Contributed by David Smith on Feb 3, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 9,281 views

    This is a powerful message of Hope following the tragic, unexpected death of a 16 year old girl named Amanda. Her death sent the entire community into shock. There was almost 600 people present and many students. The message was very well received.

    WHERE IS GOD AMIDST THE CONFUSION? • Rev. Dave Smith (M.Div.) The Bible tells us … apart from Jesus Christ … - the wisest man who ever lived on planet earth … was King Solomon Solomon wrote: KEY " There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven. A time to ...read more

  • Graveside Service

    Contributed by Tony Searles on Nov 4, 2007
    based on 63 ratings
     | 62,755 views

    This is a brief graveside service I prepared for a person I was not familiar with. This is a short and simple, but respectful ceremony. Although it is simple and short, it does have some nice touches.

    Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life; he that believeth in Me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. And whosoever lives and believes in me shall never die.” I want to encourage you, as we gather together this afternoon, to remember that God is our refuge and our strength. We are ...read more

  • Welcome

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,045 views

    Memorial service message for James M. Wright, volunteer for a Florida Shriners Hospital. Focus on the welcoming of children meaning the welcoming of Jesus.

    Images cross our television screens, and we turn away instinctively. Photos jump out at us from the newspaper, and we quickly turn the page. Brochures from charities arrive in our mail, and almost automatically we pitch them in the recycle bin. All because the media continue to show pictures of ...read more

  • Giving Thanks Even At A Time Of Grief Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Aug 16, 2007
    based on 74 ratings
     | 15,520 views

    This funeral sermon looks at things that we can be thankful for - even during a time of grief. We can be thankful for 1. Memories 2. Relationships 3. Eternal Life.

    Giving Thanks Even At A Time Of Death I would take nothing away from the grief we feel today. I would not say everything is all right. Because it is not. We hurt. And we know we will hurt for a long time, and our grief is a dark valley we have to trudge through before we feel all right ...read more

  • Finding Jesus At A Time Of Grief Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 145 ratings
     | 42,461 views

    This funeral sermon is in story form. Funerals always need to point the way to Jesus.

    Finding Jesus At A Time Of Grief Today is a day of grief. Today is a day of sadness. Today we are here because __________ has died and it affects us. I would not say everything is all right. Because it is not. We hurt. And we know we will hurt for a long time. When a relationship is lost we ...read more

  • Mourning Life

    Contributed by Samson Musyoki on Sep 25, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,033 views

    WHAT YOU COULD HAVE DONE BEFORE THE TRAGEDY.

    MOURNING LIFE 2 SAMUEL 12:19-20 David noticed that his servants were whispering among themselves and he realized the child was dead. “Is the child dead?” he asked. “Yes” they replied “he is dead.” Then David got up from the ground. After he had washed, put on lotions and changed his clothes, ...read more

  • "A Glance Of Heaven" Series

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,082 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the bereaved family to affirm to others that because Joaquin had caught a glance of his Heavenly Homecoming Celebration, he could hardly wait to in-process Heaven.

    2 Corinthians 5:1-5:10 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris Ord Military Chapel Seaside, CA 10 January 2008 Memorial Service for Joaquin “Kin” Santiago Quenga BIG IDEA: When believers catch a glance of their Heavenly Homecoming Celebration, they can hardly wait to leave their ...read more

  • Your Comforting Shepherd

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Jan 5, 2008
    based on 26 ratings
     | 9,196 views

    This funeral message was for the adult daughter of a lady from my Church. The Mother is a committed Christian, but the deceased’s commitment to Christ was uncertain, and I never met her. This message might be used for either a Believer or a Non-Christian

    Your Comforting Shepherd --Psalm 23:1-6 (Text: Verse 4) I have a clergy brother who testifies that he never has preached from the book of Psalms. When he was ordained, he wanted to save one book in the Bible that he would never study for preaching or teaching purposes but would reserve for ...read more