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  • Sailing To A New Harbor / Funeral (Short Homily)

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Aug 19, 2013
    based on 111 ratings

    A Funeral Message (Short Homily) -Updated November 2016-

    On behalf of ______, ... _______, ... _______ and the whole extended _______ family. We thank you for your prayerful support ... and for taking time this day celebrate the life .... of ... _______ _______ _______. _______ had a gift ... she had the ability ... to make every person more

  • Living On Earth, Longing For Heaven

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Apr 24, 2016
    based on 7 ratings

    A sermon examining the fact that Heaven is waiting for the believer, but there is still work to do on earth.

    Living On Earth, Longing For Heaven Philippians 1:21-26 Just a few weeks ago our church said goodbye to one of our faithful members. This man had fought a long hard battle with his health and spent months in the hospital. I visited with him several times and was amazed at his positive outlook more

  • Joy Is A Choice!

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 11, 2015
    based on 12 ratings

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    Happiness Joy is a Choice Philippians 1:12-21 Yes, happiness/joy is a choice. It really has nothing to do with our circumstances, and everything to do with our perspective and priorities. If we choose to be miserable we will be, and so will more

  • Triumphant Joy #2: Servants And Saints Rejoicing In Suffering Series

    Contributed by on Jul 21, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    As Christians, we are servants and saints of the Lord Jesus Christ who can rejoice even though we go through intense suffering.

    TRIUMPHANT JOY #2: SERVANTS AND SAINTS REJOICING IN SUFFERING BACKGROUND TO THE LETTER OF PHILIPPIANS: Author & Date: The Apostle Paul in 61 AD Theme: Joy in Christ Occasion: Paul wrote Philippians during his first Roman imprisonment. THE BIG IDEA: As Christians, we are servants and more

  • How Does God Want Me To Live? Sermon (Philippians 1:20-21)

    Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Apr 7, 2013
    based on 5 ratings

    Growing in understanding of how God wants us to live and to become an example for Him is what growing in Christ really means. To magnify Jesus while he was in the body is what Pauls main goal was....That should be our goal also.

    How does God want me to live? All of these questions revolve around our memory verse: James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. Philippians 1:20-21 20. According to my earnest expectation and my more

  • God Wants To Bless You

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Aug 11, 2012
    based on 9 ratings

    God is not mad with you. He has great Blessings ready for you, are you ready for them?

  • Caution: God Working Series

    Contributed by John Sears on Sep 15, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    Is the idea that God is working just wishful thinking? What does that look like if he is?

    (Introduction) (Other ideas might be the pains of road construction: and the signs that say, “Completed in 2011 as promised) The grief of my grandfather’s loss was still fresh. His wife, my step grandmother, had passed away unexpectedly. She was alive and well as they went to bed. He more

  • To Die Is Gain Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jul 25, 2010
    based on 78 ratings

    This message is for a funeral of a godly young man who died after a long battle with cancer. It highlights four ways that death is gain for the believer.

    Philippians 1: 19-23 To Die Is Gain "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain." Death is not extinguishing the light from the Christian. It is putting out the lamp because the bright new glorious dawn has come. Our hearts grieve deeply over losing a champion of the faith, yet more

  • Be Happy - How To Be Joyful No Matter What Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Apr 20, 2010
    based on 40 ratings

    We can be joyful in all circumstances, by adopting a right perspective, set the right priority, lean on the power of God, and focus on the purpose of life.

    Most people don't enjoy life; they just endure it. • They think that life must be perfect for them to be happy. • So they are always looking for a change for the better. If I could just change my situation life would be great. If I could just get rid of all my problems, life would more

  • Three Encouraging Things Series

    Contributed by James Tilley on Dec 10, 2009
    based on 13 ratings

    This is an expository sermon based on Phillipians 1.12-20.

    Text: Phil 1.12-20 Introduction: Paul was in jail when he wrote this letter and yet he is full of joy. Just like Paul we all have bad times and times of discouragement. Read “You Know it’s a Bad Day when… You know it’s going to be a bad day when: * You turn on the morning news and more

  • How To Have Joy In Every Situation Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Oct 2, 2009
    based on 60 ratings

    This sermon looks at five essentials for joy: 1. Look at life from God’s PERSPECTIVE 2. Live life with God’s PRIORTIES 3. Seek God’s POWER to live on 4. Live a life of God’s HOPE 5. Find God’s PURPOSE for your life

    How To Have Joy In Every Situation Most people don’t really enjoy life – they endure life. Most people go through life with no real sense of joy. Life becomes a series chores and obstacles that one must go through – just to endure it. There is no happiness – there is no joy. The dreams of – more

  • No Way To Lose: You Win Either Way

    Contributed by Gerald Steffy on Sep 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    A child of God knows that there is no way to lose in God’s kingdom as a committed Christian for living means Christ and to die is to be with Him for you win either way.

    NO WAY TO LOSE: YOU WIN EITHER WAY Philippians 1:21-30 Proposition: A child of God knows that there is no way to lose in God’s kingdom as a committed Christian for living means Christ and to die is to be with Him for you win either way. Objective: My purpose is to challenge people more

  • Live Like You Are Dying Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jun 8, 2008
    based on 23 ratings

    We passionately live for Jesus.

    TOWARD THE GOAL: LIVE LIKE YOU ARE DYING Philippians 1.19-30 S: Devotion to Jesus Th: Toward the Goal Pr: WE PASSIONATELY LIVE FOR JESUS. ?: How? How do we do it? KW: Ways TS: We will find three ways that show us how to live for Jesus. CV: “We will passionately pursue full devotion more

  • Joy In My Heart Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jun 1, 2008
    based on 13 ratings

    Get the joy!

    JOY IN MY HEART Philippians 1.1-18 S: Joy C: Seeing the big picture Th: Toward the Goal Pr: GET THE JOY! ?: How? How do we get the joy? KW: Concepts TS: We will find in our study of Philippians 1.1-18 three concepts that help us get the joy. Type: Propositional more

  • Ever Expanding Joy Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    The world is both a hard and a beautiful place. We may experience stratospheric highs in one season only to plunge into abyss. but we more often have to work our way through the regular ups and downs, and bumps of life.

    Introduction There was once a farmer who began to look at his farm through critical eyes. Every place he looked on his farm he saw something wrong. So he decided to sell and move somewhere else. He contracted a realtor who came out to look things over. Then the realtor called to get the farmer’s more