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  • The Gladness Of Sadness Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 26, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 14,004 views

    In one of the most profound, and paradoxical texts in the Bible, Jesus declares in Matthew 5:4: “Blessed are those who mourn; for they will be comforted.”

    The Gladness of Sadness I like to begin my messages with something that makes us laugh when I can (though some of you probably wouldn’t necessarily call it humor). As we approach the second Beatitude however, I realize that frivolity isn’t called for today. In fact, this character quality is ...read more

  • When Hearts And Faces Are Sad Series

    Contributed by Ronald Keller on Oct 1, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 1,553 views

    When the unthinkable happens...When tragedy strikes...When hearts and faces are sad--God NOTICES and cares for us, just as He did for Joseph.(2 Sundays After "911.")

    (Preached 2 Sundays After "911.") INTRODUCTION "Why are your faces so sad today?" The events of and since September 11 have had varying affects on all Americans. Most have been moved with a patriotic zeal that just a few years and weeks ago was thought not to be in vogue. The supply of ...read more

  • Happy Are Those That Are Sad Series

    Contributed by Edward Cook on Jun 12, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 6,278 views

    Only those who mourn over their sinfulness are truly happy.

    HAPPY ARE THOSE THAT ARE SAD! Scripture reading: Matt. 4:23 - 5:16. Text: Matt. 5:4. I propose to: I. Examine the setting of this verse: in a general way as part of the Sermon on the Mount, and more specifically as one of the Beatitudes. II. Prove that this mourning is of a specific kind, ...read more

  • Happy Are The Poor And Sad Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Sep 9, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,956 views

    Jesus’ words just take the conventional wisdom and turn it on its head! "Happy are the poor and sad?" But let’s look closer - Is He right? *HANDOUT INCLUDED*

    Mt 5:1 ¶ And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. 2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: 3 ¶ "Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be ...read more

  • Sad Sermons For Stubborn Saints

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Aug 25, 2006
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,274 views

    I have wondered how Jeremiah would have been received with the feel good crowd today.

    Jeremiah #02 Sad sermons for stubborn Saints Jeremiah 2-6. 07/23/06 We are still doing a survey of the book of Jeremiah that we started last Sunday. I won’t do a verse by verse study but an overall survey of the book. In the first chapter of Jeremiah, we talked last week about his call to be a ...read more

  • "The Sad Part About Christmas"

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Nov 13, 2001
    based on 330 ratings
     | 8,521 views

    Today as we study Matthew 2:1-12 we will see the 3 paths that men will take when they are confronted with Jesus and his truth.

    "THE SAD, SAD, PART ABOUT CHRISTMAS" TEXT: MATTHEW 2:1-12 INTRODUCTION In 3 days it will be Christmas day. All over the world people are fighting the crowds at malls, wrapping presents, putting bikes and swing sets together, sitting on Santa’s lap, decorating Christmas trees, putting ...read more

  • "Be Glad When You're Sad" Series

    Contributed by Bruce Hamsher on Aug 6, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 2,493 views

    It’s not until we understand the penalty of sin that we can fully appreciate the work of the Cross.

    “Be Glad When You’re Sad” Matthew 5:4 Beatitudes - #2 Intro: Today, we continue our series from the Beatitudes. To refresh our minds, the word “Beatitude” means Supreme Blessedness, and the word “Blessed” means having a Spiritual Joy and Satisfaction that remains regardless of ...read more

  • How Can You Rejoice When You're Sad?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 176 ratings
     | 18,497 views

    The Christian view & the world’s view of happiness are different, aren’t they? How can that be?

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. This Memorial Day will have a special meaning for veterans of WW 2, & indeed for our whole nation. As we all know, 1995 marks the 50th Anniversary of the end of WW 2. The loss of life was enormous, & the ...read more

  • Going Away Sad? What Does Your Giving Show?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jun 7, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,078 views

    Your personal giving reveals much about you. Jesus informed a man that he needed to give and he went away sad.

    GOING AWAY SAD? WHAT DOES YOUR GIVING SHOW? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com IS BEING BUSY SUCCESS? THE MOSQUITO IS SWATTED FOR IT’S BUSYNESS. THE BEE IS PRAISED? WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? I. YOU CAN GIVE AND NOT LOVE, BUT ONE CAN NEVER LOVE WITHOUT GIVING? LET US TRY ...read more

  • The Loaded Wagon

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Dec 14, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,686 views

    The sad result of our sin as seen by God.

    Introduction: When you think of a loaded wagon in scripture, what text do you think of? Personally, I can not help but to think of the David in Psalms 68:19 (Psalm 68:19 Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.) Without a doubt we have a ...read more

  • 'tis The Season To Sigh

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 6, 2004
    based on 291 ratings
     | 4,508 views

    1- The sigh of sadness 2- The sigh of relief

    INTRO.- ‘Tis the season for shopping. ILL.- A lady said, “I was browsing in a souvenir shop when the man next to me struck up a conversation. Just as he was telling me that his wife was getting carried away with her shopping, a brief power shortage caused the lights to flicker overhead. ...read more

  • A Sower Went Out To Sow

    Contributed by John Campbell on Apr 3, 2001
    based on 81 ratings
     | 4,874 views

    A comparison of two farmers - why one is sad, and one is carefree.

    A Sower Went Out To Sow His Seed I would like to compare two farmers, or sowers of seed, this morning. They are very different in their outlook. First let’s look at the one in our gospel lesson, Luke 8:4-15. This man goes out to sow his seed, but he is not a very careful sower, is he? Some ...read more

  • Fig Tree Cursed Series

    Contributed by John Walls on Sep 24, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 11,218 views

    Judgment nature of Christ should not be over looked and the sad shape of the church

    FIG TREE CURSED Matthew 21:18-20 Introduction: This parable stays alone in the midst of the thirty-seven miracles of Christ as recorded in the Bible. We know that John 21:25 tells us that if all that if all that Jesus had done would have been written down, the world could not contain all the ...read more

  • God Will Turn Burdened Hearts Into Burning Hearts

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Oct 13, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,477 views

    This sermon reminds us that God is nearest during our times of sadness.

    1. God Knows Where We are When We are Hurting. 2. Our Saviour is Nearest When Our Souls are Sad. 3. Overwhelming Sorrow Can Prevent Us From Encountering His Presence. 4. Christ Will Unfold the Scriptures During Our Dark Seasons. 5. The Presence of God is Not Based On ...read more

  • A Real Tragedy

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 11, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,478 views

    Here is a sad story of a man who was truly blessed by God

    INTRO: Remember the sermon last week, "The Tale of Two Families." One family, Obed-Edom, was blessed by God while the other family, Ahab-Jezebel, was cursed by God. Well, today I want us to take a look at a family who was blessed by God but who walked away from that blessing into ...read more