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  • Life's Short, Live It! Series

    Contributed by James Dorman on May 10, 2016

    First in a series based on a tweet. This sermon focuses on settling for no less than the abundantly life due to the brevity of life.

    Introduction: AG: I don’t often pay attention to what celebrities have to save, but Easter Sunday, Donnie Walburg tweeted this: Life's short, LIVE IT! Hate's weak, STOP IT! Hope's real, KEEP IT! Fear's poison, FACE IT! Love's eternal, FEEL IT! Time's wasting, DO IT! RS: That more

  • Jesus And The Storms Of Life (Short Version)

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Aug 25, 2013

    Where do you go when you face a storm in your life. Go to Jesus, and trust in him. A shorter version of a sermon by the same title, this sermon looks a trials through the experience of the disciples who experienced a storm on the Sea of Galilee.

    Jesus And The Storms Of Life (Short version) Chuck Sligh August 25, 2013 TEXT: Matthew 14:22-33 – “And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away. 23 And when he had sent the multitudes more

  • The Brevity Of Life

    Contributed by Shawn Miller on May 20, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    A reflection on how short our lives really are and the importance of making the greatest impact for God out of the short time that we have.

    The Brevity of Life Introduction: In case you don't know brevity means shortness or briefness. Memorial Day weekend is a time to reflect on those who have passed away, mainly from military service. But the holiday has been broadened recently to remember loved ones who have also passed away. more

  • Unexpected Funeral - Man

    Contributed by Perry Greene on May 1, 2020

    A heart attack cut this life short.

    Funerals Provide: • An Opportunity to Mourn • An Opportunity to Give and Receive Comfort • An Opportunity to Honor, Remember, and Give Thanks • An Opportunity to Declare Our Hope in Jesus Funerals remind us of: a. The Certainty of Death (Ecclesiastes 9:5) b. The Shortness of life (James more

  • “only One Life”—my Favorite Motto

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Mar 10, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    The motto, "Only one life, twill soon be past; only what's done for Christ will last", forms the three points of this sermon of the fact that we only have one life to live in which to prepare for eternity, and that live is brief and and serious.

  • Life's Short Stay Awake (The Parable Of The Serving Master)

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Aug 4, 2016
    based on 52 ratings

    The translation we heard states that the servants are waiting for the master a better translation describes servants who are expecting the master.Waiting is passive, much like waiting for a bus or a cab. Expecting denotes excitement, energy, enthusiasm.

    For those not familiar with and Anglican Service; There are four Scripture readings directly before the Message: Today's assigned readings are: Isaiah 1:10-20; Psalm 50:1-8,23-24; Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16 and Luke 12:32-40 Bethlehem and Jerusalem are only 7 miles apart. Bethlehem ... the place of more

  • We Need To Do As David Did.

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Feb 6, 2020

    Act and work as Christians should.

    We need to do as David did. Psalms 86: 10 For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone. We need to know who God is. (1) Our God is great. He doe’s things for us know one else could do. Psalms 86: 11 Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear more

  • Living The Dash Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Sep 8, 2010
    based on 8 ratings

    Sermon 1 in a 6 part series based on Kerry & Chris Shook's "One Month To Live."

    Living the Dash, James 3:13-18 Introduction (Series) Today we begin a 6 part journey based off of Kerry & Chris Shook’s book entitled “One Month to Live.” The book and this sermon series ask the question, “What if you knew for sure that you have just 30 days left to more

  • I Am The Bread Of Life

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Aug 13, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    This is a short communion talk centered around the statement by Christ that he is the bread of life.

    I am the Bread of Life (Short Communion Talk) In John 6:1-14, we have the story of Jesus feeding the 5000 with just 2 fish and 5 barley loaves. As a result of this miracle, the people were pursuing him so that they might have more of Jesus’ miracle bread. Jesus scolded them in John 6:26, more

  • Funeral Sermon For Jim Blair

    Contributed by Greg Baskerville on Mar 24, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    This is a sermon I delivered for a beloved member of our congregation who passed away after a short illness. He was baptized only a few years earlier after he had retired.

    GOSPEL: Matthew 5:1-8 When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. "Blessed are those who mourn, for they more

  • Solomon, A Man Who Grew To Hate Life

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 38 ratings

    As we approach the book of Ecclesiastes, we get a profound glimpse into the later years of the life of Solomon, King of Israel, and gifted by God with intelligence far beyond his contemporaries. Yet, as Solomon aged, his focus changed, he was drawn away

    KING SOLOMON A Man Who Grew To Hate Life Ecclesiastes 2 INTRODUCTION: As we approach the book of Ecclesiastes, we get a profound glimpse into the later years of the life of Solomon, King of Israel, and gifted by God with intelligence far beyond his contemporaries. Yet, as Solomon aged, his more

  • Creating Holy Moments-- Many Thoughts Come From The Book--Rediscovering Jesus By, Matthew Kelly.

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on May 21, 2020
    based on 3 ratings

    Many thoughts from Matthew Kelly, book called—Rediscover Jesus, This man's simple but profound writing has touched my heart. The authors discernment is needful. Question, “Can you go out tomorrow and create one holy moment?”

    Creating Holy Moments Matthew 28:18-20NKJV Let’s look at the great commission together this evening, In fact, these scriptures should be read together as a corporate body more often. Matthew 28:18-20NKJV And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and more

  • Taking Hold Of Contentment

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Apr 28, 2004
    based on 58 ratings

    Funeral service for Dock Burgess, whose last day of life was a time of acceptance and calm. We can take hold of contentment by learning to receive, by investing in a relationship with God, and ultimately by accepting grace for life eternal.

    I am persuaded that the fundamental human problem is anxiety. I’ve watched the way we live for quite a while, and I am convinced that the most basic human issue is that we are anxious. We are fearful and afraid; we are anxious. And it is not just that we are afraid of what others may do to more

  • God Has Your Number

    Contributed by Monty Newton on May 26, 2015

    The Holy Spirit knows who we are, where we are and assures us that we are children of God.

    Title: God Has Your Number Text: Romans 8:12-17 Thesis: The Holy Spirit knows who we are, how we are and how to help us. Introduction Not so long ago in Ireland, if you sent a letter to Patrick Murphy at the village of Ballybucklebo in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland… your more

  • Peace Or Poison?

    Contributed by Aaron Kilbourn on Nov 12, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    To live by worry is to live against reality.

    Philippians 4:4-7 reads, “Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which more