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  • The Meaning Of Life

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Mar 6, 2008
    based on 26 ratings
     | 7,362 views

    a look at Solomon’s answer to the meaning of life what it is, what it isn’t

    Intro: they say the most asked question in life is what is the meaning of life? Solomon of all people being the wisest man in the world gave most of his life trying to find the answer to the question. His book, Ecclesiastes basically is his survey on the question, and his findings. Today, taking ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Membership

    Contributed by David Quackenbush on Apr 17, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,770 views

    This message highlights the biblical importance of being a member of a local church. It was delivered on membership Sunday before presenting the new members to the congregation.

    New Members Sunday “So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God’s household” (Eph 2:19) “…so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually * members one of another.” (Rom 12:5) Introduction When you become a ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Suffering

    Contributed by Arulselvam Rayappan on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,254 views

    We will never be tried beyond our strength.Jesus Christ our Lord shows us that suffering and death have meaning and helps us to carriy our burdens cheerfully.

    SUFFERING There is a natural revulsion to suffering in us all. No one likes pain or irritation. Our natural inclination is to avoid suffering at all costs. What a lot of weeping there is in the world! If we could gather it in one place it would fill a sea, a great ocean. We are not free from ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Resurrection Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 28, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,032 views

    5th of 5 on life after life. This was preached on Easter Sunday. Credit for the main illustration goes to Matthew Rogers. Sermon Central contributor.

    It was a windy but sunny spring day in May of 1986… Matt was a part of the team but the best runner was John Waller. John was somewhat of a living legend at that time in boys track. He was an incredibly gifted runner who had consistently placed in the top 5-10 spots in the mile run at the ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Advent

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Dec 10, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 7,351 views

    This sermon focuses on the Gospel being "good news." Advent is about the "coming" and "arrival" of Jesus, the Messiah - anointed one.

    “The Meaning of Advent” Luke 2:10-11 The Christian world celebrates the season of Advent on the four Sundays prior to Christmas. Today is the second Sunday of Advent. The dictionary gives two descriptions for Advent “Coming” and “Arrival.” The message of Advent is about the coming and ...read more

  • The Means Of Grace

    Contributed by Brian William on Nov 10, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,038 views

    Sometimes we experience God’s love directly. But other times, we receive God’s love *through* things like prayer, reading the Bible, and Holy Communion

    [This was from a sermon series I preached based on the sermons of the founder of Methodism, John Wesley. While the illustrations and language are updated, many of the concepts and ideas, as well as the general structure and message of the sermon, are taken directly from Wesley’s sermon entitled ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Life

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Mar 26, 2009
    based on 27 ratings
     | 4,771 views

    People search and search for significance and it seems always out of reach. Jesus came not only to give life but to enable us to actually, truly live with purpose and joyful hope.

    The Meaning of Life Griffith Baptist Church – 3/29/09 A.M. Service Text: John 11:20-25 (1-44) Key verse: John 11:25 - Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: Premise: People search and search for ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Love

    Contributed by J.d. Tutell on Feb 25, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,533 views

    A look at what love is and is not in the context of the church in Corinth.

    Today we are going to be talking about one of the most well known passages in the Bible that deals with love. 1 Corinthians 13:4-13, “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Life

    Contributed by Brodie Bruner on Nov 17, 2000
    based on 47 ratings
     | 3,442 views

    This sermon examines the profound topic of The Meaning of Life from a wordly and then Godly perspective to bring the listener to a point of clarity in their life's meaning and purpose.

    The Meaning of Life To begin our discussion of the meaning of life, we began with life's end, death. Bill Moyers, the famous commentator who spoke at SMU during the week, quoted on death: "Each night when we pitch our tent, we are one day's walk closer to our final ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Christmas

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Dec 28, 2009
    based on 47 ratings
     | 31,694 views

    We have some strange ideas about THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS. We hear Happy Holidays, Which could mean anything. Today I want to look at the Christmas story and see THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS.

    The Meaning of Christmas Lu 2:8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field,keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were ...read more

  • This Means War

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 10,086 views

    We Christians need to understand that we are in a spiritual war. This war is for the souls of the lost who are all around us. These individuals need to be rescued from the enemy which is made up of spiritual forces of evil. It’s our job as Christian warri

    This Means War! Thesis: We Christians need to understand that we are in a spiritual war. This war is for the souls of the lost who are all around us. These individuals need to be rescued from the enemy which is made up of spiritual forces of evil. It’s our job as Christian warriors to fight for ...read more

  • The Meaning Of The Incarnation Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 150 ratings
     | 4,092 views

    Jesus’ coming as a servant is highlighted in his washing the disciples feet at the last supper

    Well, it’s the day before Christmas. Tomorrow we celebrate the birth of God’s only Son who came to live among us. As the first chapter of John tells us: (John 1:14 NRSV) "the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and ...read more

  • This Means War

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 10,330 views

    We are in a war, we have an enemy who is taking from us things that should be ours. It’s time to declare war on him!

    “This Means War!” SHOW DVD CLIP FROM THE MOVIE, PEARL HARBOR…OF INITIAL BOMBING We Are In A War In 1941 – the world was at war. And America had an enemy, though she tried her best not to believe or think about it. BUT – regardless of what they thought or believed - the empire of ...read more

  • Christmas Means Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Dec 15, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,755 views

    This is the 2nd sermon in the series "From The Cradle To The Cross". This is also a Christmas sermon.

    Series: From The Cradle To The Cross [#2] CHRISTMAS MEANS…? Luke 2:1-20; Matthew 2:1-12 Introduction: 1. Anticipation of the birth of Jesus by Joseph and Mary. 2. Our celebration of Christmas. 3. Different reactions to the birth of Christ, then and now. It’s all about… The Profit Luke ...read more

  • Means Of Grace

    Contributed by Byron Maynard on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 6,896 views

    This sermon is intended to help you prepare for the Means of Grace talk on a Walk to Emmaus. I have never used this sermon in a Worship Serive. I wrote this talk using the required information in the Spiritual Directors Manual.

    *I’ve tried to give credit to the source when credit is due, but much of the information hase been in my file for some time and I cannot remember the source. If you see any information in this sermon and can identify the source, please let me know so I can give due credit. MEANS OF GRACE by ...read more