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  • Loneliness And Brokenness: The Devastating Effects Of Sin Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Aug 13, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    This is a message in a series on the Book of Lamentations.

    Imagine if you will that you are one of the survivors of the Civil War left in the south. By the time of Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, the South lay in ruin. Cities, farms, and homes have been burned and ravaged by cannon fire. Railroads and bridges have been destroyed. The economical, social and more

  • Death Of A City Series

    Contributed by Gregory Neill on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Part 1 in a series on Lamentations. This lesson looks at the causes of Jerusalem’s destruction.

    Death of a City Introduction to Lamentations I. Introduction A. Famous Funeral Speeches 1. Mark Anthony’s funeral speech for Caesar. a) “Friends, Romans, Countrymen lend me your ears…” b) “…ambition should be made of sterner stuff…” c) “…you all did love him once, not without cause…” 2. Ronald more

  • From Being Pursued To Engaged In A Pursuit

    Contributed by Craig Benner on Mar 13, 2012

    When the pursuer is at your heels and you are exhausted; it can look like the battle is all but over. That is when you can do the right thing "get broken" before God. He will change the whole scheme of things and you will become the pursuer and have the

    Seeming Powerless before the Pursuer Lam. 1:6 6 And from the daughter of Zion all her beauty is departed: her princes are become like harts that find no pasture, and they are gone without strength before the pursuer. (KJV) 6 Ha desaparecido de la hija de Sion todo su esplendor. Sus gobernantes more

  • America Oh America

    Contributed by Monte Brown on Mar 21, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Look around you today it seems that there is a parallel between Jerusalem (Israel) and America.

    America Oh America Lamentations 1:1-8 Monte T. Brown March 22, 2009 Sunday Morning Heart O’ the Hills Prelude Last Saturday we watched the movie Fireproof. In that movie, we learned the importance of fireproofing your marriage. However, in life more

  • Letters Of Lament - Reading #1 Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Feb 12, 2009
    based on 21 ratings

    This is a series of readings through the Book of Lamentations.

    Letters of Lament – Reading #1 (Disclaimer: If you are looking for a typical sermon series this is not it. Worship can take on many forms. This series is a reading through the Book of Lamentations.) INTRODUCTION: There are times when we all lament – or need to lament. Times when we have more

  • Introduction To Book Of Lamentations - Jerusalem In Agony

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Mar 25, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Sin is not worth the priced tag!

    Intro: 1. Swindoll, “At one time or another, all of us have enjoyed the fleeting pleasures of sin…Because, we are sinners by nature, we are prone to shove aside, the anguishing reality of the effects of compromise, so that, we can more thoroughly embrace the thrills of evil. Realizing more

  • The Lonely City

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Sep 18, 2019

    A study in the book of Lamentations 1: 1 – 22

    Lamentations 1: 1 – 22 The Lonely City 1 How lonely sits the city that was full of people! How like a widow is she, who was great among the nations! The princess among the provinces has become a slave! 2 She weeps bitterly in the night; her tears are on her cheeks; Among all her lovers she has more

  • When The Protectors Become Predators

    Contributed by Michael Stark on May 30, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    Church leaders are appointed to protect the flock. When the protectors become predators, you may be sure that God will shortly expose the sin and deliver judgement.

    “Jerusalem sinned grievously; therefore, she became filthy; all who honored her despise her, for they have seen her nakedness; she herself groans and turns her face away.” [1] Shocked, disgusted, grieved, hurt—what a confused jumble of emotions flooded the heart of Christians when they more

  • Waiting

    Contributed by Laura Martin on Jul 6, 2020

    The place of lament in the Christian life.

    What exactly did you come to church this morning to hear? But don’t blame me for choosing this passage, as it was in the lectionary for today. Lamentations is 5 chapters long, and it is a song of sorrow, a lament, over the tragic fall of Jerusalem in 586 BC. Lamentations is appropriately located more

  • The Turmoil Of Human Need

    Contributed by Howard Innis on Sep 19, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    In a culture that is given to watching and talking (Spectators) the task of the church is to present the gospel as a doing and acting faith.

    Get Attention: I hold in my a hand a piece of paper -it is a small piece of paper and now crumpled -it is now trash -I place it on the floor -not in the middle of the floor but off to the side -this is a test to see who will pick it up and who will leave it lay Notice: it is where everyone can see more

  • Loving, Caring Christians

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jul 31, 2002
    based on 265 ratings

    If we are children of God - if we claim to follow Jesus - then when we see a need we will do something. We must be loving, caring Christians. (Powerpoint available - #233)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (PowerPoint slides used with this sermon are available at no charge. Just e-mail me at with your request - #233.) This morning I want you to hear the cry of more

  • The Once And Future King

    Contributed by Scott Lefebvre on Oct 11, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    A call to pursue your destiny in God by leaving your past, looking beyond the present, & living for the future. (Props to James Emery White from whom I shamelessly stole the three levels of living.

    THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING Have you ever had one of those days where you wanted so bad for it to just be over? Because you knew that tomorrow had to be better. Because there’s just no way that any two days could ever be this bad. Last summer my dad and I flew back to Wisconsin to hook up more

  • The Awful Consequences Of Sin

    Contributed by Pastor Yolito De Gracia on Sep 16, 2006
    based on 26 ratings

    Lamentation means wailing, great mourning, and weeping. Let our text today be a strong warning for all of us that if we live in sin and allow sin, to have dominion over us, then we will experience those awful consequences of sin, for it is the just a

    Title: AWFUL CONSEQUENCES OF SIN Text : Lamentations 1:1- 5;8 v5 ( Jerusalem ) Her adversaries are the chief, her enemies prosper; for the LORD hath afflicted Jerusalem for the multitude of her transgressions: her children are gone into captivity before the enemy…v8 Jerusalem hath more

  • 17th Sunday After Pentecost. October 2nd, 2022. Series

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Sep 24, 2022
    based on 2 ratings

    Year C, Proper 22 (complete).

    Lamentations 1:1-6, Lamentations 3:19-26, Psalm 137, Habakkuk 1:1-4, Habakkuk 2:1-4, Psalm 37:1-9, 2 Timothy 1:1-14, Luke 17:5-10 A). ALAS FOR THE CITY. Lamentations 1:1-6. LAMENTATIONS 1:1. The opening word could be rendered, “Alas!” The translation “How” introduces an exclamation, but also more

  • Judgment Mournin'

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Nov 3, 2020

    My Lord, what a mourning1

    Judgment Mournin' Lamentations 1:1-22 As I was preparing this sermon, I had just listened to Miriam Anderson singing “O Lord, what a Mornin’.” It is probably based upon an earlier African-American spiritual which was included by Bishop Allen in an early hymnbook. There have been several other more