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  • Left Behind

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Jan 24, 2002
    based on 654 ratings
     | 45,861 views

    Funeral sermon presenting the Gospel message to family and friends left behind by one whose spiritual condition is either "unknown" or was known to be "unsaved".

    There is no social gathering that tugs at our heartstrings the way that a memorial service does. Something about being left behind stirs our emotions and brings a profound sense of loneliness to our hearts. In the twinkling of an eye, a loved one passed from life to afterlife, from temporal to ...read more

  • What Do We Do When Our Loved Ones Die? Series

    Contributed by Doug Warren on Jan 15, 2001
    based on 694 ratings
     | 38,884 views

    The disciples’actions when John the Baptist died offer us helpful suggestions of what to do when our loved ones die. (*appropriate for graveside service)

    Intro: When John the Baptist died tragically, the disciples of Jesus exemplified what we must do today when our loved ones die. Let us notice what verse 14 says: I. THE DISCIPLES CAME 1. They stopped what they were doing, came together from various places. 2. Sadly, funerals ...read more

  • If The Worst

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Jul 22, 2002
    based on 244 ratings
     | 10,594 views

    Funeral of a believer who has lived a long and good life

    Invocation texts Psalms 62:7-12 (CEV) (Psa 62:7) God saves me and honors me. He is that mighty rock where I find safety. (Psa 62:8) Trust God, my friends, and always tell him each one of your concerns. God is our place of safety. (Psa 62:9) We humans are only a breath; none of us are truly ...read more

  • Funeral Sermon

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Dec 31, 2002
    based on 421 ratings
     | 28,741 views

    This is a sermon I preached for a funeral for someone I didn’t know. The funeral was during the Christmas season.

    Funeral for Gertrude Kanan Introduction 2000 years ago, our world was a dark and gloomy place. It was dark politically, because the people were oppressed under the harsh Roman rule. It was dark spiritually, because it had been over 400 years without a prophet from God. When life seemed ...read more

  • Transfusion

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 18, 2003
    based on 174 ratings
     | 10,099 views

    Funeral sermon for Henry Allen, who had lingered in weakened condition for many months, and who had become distanced from everyone, particularly his family.

    What you see is not always what you get. What your eyes tell you is not always the whole truth. Sometimes there is more going on than you can see. Have you ever been tricked by an optical illusion? An optical illusion is something that, when you first see it, you think you know ...read more

  • The Ministry Of Accepting No

    Contributed by Corey Howse on Feb 6, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 2,422 views

    This sermon is designed to encourage the believer that God has a purpose in saying no to his children.

    Have you ever asked your parents for something and they said no. Have you ever asked the teacher at school to allow you to do something and they said no. Have you ever asked God why did you allow my friend or loved one to go into a coma, and die. What did you do? Did you throw a temper tantrum, ...read more

  • Righteous Hand From Above

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 283 ratings
     | 14,461 views

    Funeral for a NON Believer

    RIGHTEOUS HAND FROM ABOVE ISAIAH 41:10 PASSAGE: “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous hand.” I. THE WORLDLY REALITY OF HURT A. Unfortunately, God never says that our lives will ...read more

  • Eulogy --Lisa Walker

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Nov 28, 2003
    based on 194 ratings
     | 99,315 views

    This eulogy is a for a 36 year old woman who died suddenly and left five children. She was not actively involved in the life of the church, but her kids were.

    Lisa Walker In the year of 1969 , America had focused its eyes on sending a man to the moon. Meanwhile in heaven, God was concentrating on sending a gift down to earth. Every now and then God decides to add a little something extra ...read more

  • Funerals And Parties Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 265 ratings
     | 18,903 views

    We learn much from times of sorrow and loss, times when we are confronted with the reality of death, opportunities when we can learn from God

    “A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. In the same way, the day you die is better than the day you are born. It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. For you are going to die, and you should think about it while there is still time. Sorrow ...read more

  • Dealing With Loss

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 11, 2005
    based on 113 ratings
     | 24,057 views

    How we deal with the loss of loved ones

    Intro: This morning, we want to think about death. We are told that death and taxes are certain. Each one of us must come to the point where we make a decision about what the future holds for us. Each of us needs to be prepared for death. And we prepare for death by the choices we make in ...read more

  • Heaven: Our Home, Hope And How

    Contributed by Glenn Branham on Apr 30, 2005
    based on 150 ratings
     | 21,057 views

    Funeral: Jesus told us of our hope, our home, and how to get there.

    Comments Let me take this opportunity to thank you, on behalf of (name’s) family, for coming today. Over the past few days many of you have dropped in or phoned the family to offer sympathy and support. The number of people in this room, the flowers, tears, cards, food, and visits, all speak ...read more

  • One Appointment, One Death, One Chance

    Contributed by Eric Bland on Jul 16, 2005
    based on 60 ratings
     | 21,939 views

    Funeral sermon for those who seek to ask the infimous question "why?".

    I have the distinct privilege to take part in this occasion that honors the life of Uncle John. Upon hearing the news of Uncle John, Aunt Sue called me and asked me to do the funeral, and of course I said, “yes.” So on this past Monday I went to Aunt Janie’s house and talked with her. I our ...read more

  • "What Meaneth These Stones?"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Jun 30, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 5,956 views

    This makes for a great message to be given at a funeral as people are considering the thoughts of the memorial stones left on ground at the cemetery!

    Title: “What meaneth these stones” Introduction: It was the changing of the guard, Moses had departed, now Joshua took the reigns of giving leadership to the children of Israel. In this text, we find them at the Jordan River. It was the time when this muddy, churning river, was at it’s ...read more

  • Eulogy For Hattie Smith

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 19, 2006
    based on 84 ratings
     | 16,611 views

    This is a funeral for a woman who was not a believer, but loved by her family.

    Hattie Anne Smith by Rick Gillespie-Mobley Ecclesiastes 3:1-3:14 Hattie Smith On March 27th, in a very small town called Marion, in the heart of western Alabama, in the year 1933, God sent a little bundle of life and potential to Nancy and ...read more

  • Directions For Dealing With A Difficult Death

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Mar 14, 2006
    based on 202 ratings
     | 41,833 views

    This message was for the funeral of a 28-year-old woman who died of a drug overdose. I only met the family the night before the funeral. It should be easy to personalize and would work well with any difficult death such as suicide, ect.

    DIRECTIONS FOR DEALING WITH A DIFFICULT DEATH Funeral Sermon Proverbs 3:5-6 March 15, 2006 Introduction: When we are faced with tragedy we often don’t know which way to turn. We don’t know what to think. We don’t know what to feel. We don’t know what to say. In short we simply don’t ...read more