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  • Graveside Service

    Contributed by Tony Searles on Nov 4, 2007
    based on 63 ratings
     | 66,678 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

  • Finding Jesus At A Time Of Grief Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 146 ratings
     | 46,705 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

  • Where Is God Amidst The Confusion

    Contributed by David Smith on Feb 3, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 10,267 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

  • Reality Of Death

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Mar 3, 2008
    based on 46 ratings
     | 13,728 views

    Funeral sermon on death

    "Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of may days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.” Psalm 39:4 The ancient Egyptians were wiser than we are. For at every feast there was always one extraordinary guest who sat at the head of the table. This veiled guest ate not, drank not, ...read more

  • Funeral Service Sermon For Bishop Mike Brandebura

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Apr 2, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 5,424 views

    A sermon given at the funeral service for a minister, Bishop, husband, father and my friend. He want a message that would touch the unsaved hearts of family and friends and bring them to Jesus.

    Funeral Service sermon for Bishop Mike Brandebura Listen to the Word of grace: Jesus said, I am the resurrection and I am life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, yet they shall live, and whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning ...read more

  • The Way, The Truth, The Life - A Funeral Sermon

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Nov 4, 2006
    based on 57 ratings
     | 9,874 views

    This sermon was for the funeral of a believer.

    A funeral is a trying time. We come together and many of us know each other, many of us do not know each other. We’re drawn by a need to say goodbye. To mark something that for all intents and purposes feels like an ending. A departure. If you were like me you were shocked to hear that Steve had ...read more

  • Giving Thanks Even At A Time Of Grief Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Aug 16, 2007
    based on 74 ratings
     | 18,581 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

  • Perhaps...perhaps Not

    Contributed by Jeffrey Stratton on Sep 26, 2002
    based on 95 ratings
     | 2,529 views

    This is a funeral message for a family with differing memories of the contribution of the deceased to their lives. Deals with anger, feelings and memories.

    Perhaps…Perhaps Not September 25, 2002 Luke 18: 9-14 I did not know_____________. Oh I had met a man by that name but I am sure that none of you would really call the man I met less than a year ago the __________of most of your memories. Many of your memories of _______________are perhaps ...read more

  • A Funeral For A Suicide

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Jan 26, 2005
    based on 91 ratings
     | 25,611 views

    This sermon is a compulation from many different sources. Please don’t quote my name! Instead, use it to bring comfort where able.

    Memorial Service of John E. Doe Pastor Greg Buchner, Officiating Time of Visitation/Gathering Prelude – “Old Rugged Cross” Greeting Good morning… We all have burdens. Some of us overcome them and some of us are overcome by them. We all know that life is full of ...read more

  • How Jesus Conducted Funerals

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Feb 24, 2003
    based on 172 ratings
     | 15,821 views

    The example of the Master in being a comfort to people who have suffered loss.

    Actually, Jesus never had to conduct a funeral. No one ever died or stayed dead in His immediate presence. That’s because He is the resurrection and the life! (John 11:25) He did, however, come to the aid of those in sorrow over death, and by so doing left a great example for those of us who ...read more

  • Will We Know Each Other In Heaven?

    Contributed by Robert Travis on Feb 16, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 5,736 views

    Will we recognized each other after death?

    WILL WE KNOW EACH OTHER IN HEAVEN? 2Sa 12:13-23 13 And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the LORD. And Nathan said unto David, The LORD also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.14 Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to ...read more

  • "Teach Us To Number Our Days" Series

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 21,149 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the grieving parents and family to affirm to others that LIFE IS SHORT, AND WE NEED TO NUMBER OUR DAYS BY TAKING OUR FAITH SERIOUS.

    U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris Friendship Baptist Church Anniston Alabama 29 September 2006 Funeral Services for Lynnette Ashley Grant BIG IDEA: BECAUSE LIFE IS SHORT, WE NEED TO NUMBER OUR DAYS BY TAKING OUR FAITH SERIOUS. REFERENCES: Ec.1:4 (One generation goes its way, the next ...read more

  • What Time Is It?

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 174 ratings
     | 5,271 views

    Funeral message for Mr. Jeremiah Reese, a businessman to whom one of our members had witnessed in his closing weeks, and who requested that his funeral focus on Ecclesiastes 3.

    The other night, as all too often happens, I fell asleep in front of the television set, watching who-knows-what and who-knows-why. It’s just one of the more disturbing realities about getting a little older – that if I sit still for more than about twenty minutes, I’ll get sleepy. I’ll try to ...read more

  • A Long Night's Journey Into Day

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 3,677 views

    Funeral message for Mr. Wadell Wilkins, who had been comatose for years, following an apparent reaction to an anesthetic administered for orthopedic surgery

    A LONG NIGHT’S JOURNEY INTO DAY Numbers 9:15-23 When our children were small, our family would take trips back home to Kentucky. We discovered that a six hundred mile journey was better if we traveled at night. We would pack our bags, make a big thermos of coffee for me, and set out in the ...read more

  • Sharing The Journey

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 100 ratings
     | 2,443 views

    Funeral message for Mr. David Broadnax, a Broadway actor and filmmaker, who died in Spain. He was the brother of one of our members, who requested that we do the funeral.

    I desire, as I have for many years, to come to you when I go to Spain. For I do hope to see you on my journey and to be sent on by you, once I have enjoyed your company for a little while. Our lives are journeys, with a beginning and a destination. Many roads can be used to take those journeys. ...read more