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  • Sadness Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Feb 12, 2016
     | 2,298 views

    We never quite know what to do with the emotion of sadness. Here's a biblical look at dealing with sadness.

    In the Disney Pixar film, Inside Out, we get to journey inside the mind of 11 year-old Riley Anderson as she wrestles with all the conflicting emotions that comes from a stressful move from a simple, stable life in rural Minnesota to a hurried, unknown life in San Francisco. Chief among these ...read more

  • A Sad, Sad Ending Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Mar 16, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,005 views

    As we look at the death of King Saul we are confronted with the reality of our own death and the need to be ready. We also are reminded of the grieving that results from all losses.

    Introduction: A. If you bring up the subject of death and you will get many different reactions from people. 1. Some can easily and readily talk about it, and others cannot. B. When you ask children about death, they say some interesting things. 1. A 7 year-old boy named Alan said this, “God ...read more

  • The Gladness Of Sadness Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 26, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 13,853 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

  • Happy Are The Sad Series

    Contributed by John Oscar on Sep 15, 2017
     | 1,255 views

    Exploring the use and value of mourning as a beautiful attitude of Jesus

    Happy Are those who Mourn CCCAG September 10th, 2017 Scripture- Matthew 5:4 Today we are going to talk about the idea of Mourning This is one of those topics that is very misunderstood in the church of the 21st Century. We have two extremes- We have one side that says that if you are a ...read more

  • Sadness To Joy

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Apr 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,642 views

    Trials and tribulations may bring sorrow, but Jesus brings us joy.

    Text: Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to Him, “Rabboni!” (which is to say, Teacher). Seven days before the resurrection, there were shouts of joy along the road from Jericho to Jerusalem. The crowd recognized Jesus as King and gave Him the glory that He so deserved. The ...read more

  • Happy Are The Sad Series

    Contributed by David Swanger on Jan 15, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,800 views

    It is when I comprehend who I am, what my sin does to me and the world of which I am a part, that my heart breads before a holy and righteous God.

    “Blessed are those that mourn, for they will be comforted.” Jesus begins this sermon by making it clear that God blesses only those who realize they are sinners, with nothing to bring to the table when it comes to their personal righteousness or eternal salvation (vs. 3). But He ...read more

  • From Sadness To Singing

    Contributed by J. Allen Lucas on Mar 25, 2009
    based on 26 ratings
     | 9,938 views

    It is normal to fell forsaken when we feel forgotten and all of our efforts seem to be useless. But there is One who is touchable and approachable when we’re struggling with feelings of infirmity.

    From Sadness To Singing Psalm 13:1 How long wilt thou forget me, O Lord? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me? [2] How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me? [3] Consider and hear me, O Lord my ...read more

  • Happy Are The Poor And Sad Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Sep 9, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,912 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
     | 2,236 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

  • Happy Are Those That Are Sad Series

    Contributed by Edward Cook on Jun 12, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 6,195 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

  • When Hearts And Faces Are Sad Series

    Contributed by Ronald Keller on Oct 1, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 1,518 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

  • The Other Side Of Sadness Series

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Jan 22, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,704 views

    We go through some tough times in our life that make us sad and feeling lonely. But God desires to make our hearts glad again.

    The Other Side of Sadness Griffith Baptist Church – 1/20/08 P.M. Service Text: Psalm 30 Key Verse: Psalm 30:5 Introduction I heard of a pastor who was visiting a hospital when the nurse told him about a patient that had just been transferred from a nursing home because her condition was ...read more

  • Sad Man Walking

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Feb 6, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 801 views

    The person who wants his life to make a difference for others and be pleasing to God must hold nothing back.

    Title: Sad Man Walking Text: Mark 10:17-31 Thesis: If you want your life to count, hold nothing back. (The idea for this message originated from a message by the same title in a series of stewardship messages written by Bryan Wilkerson, pastor of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA, Preaching ...read more

  • Infinite Love For Infinite Sadness Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 15, 2017
     | 1,055 views

    To enjoy infinite love curing our infinite sadness, we need to live by the moral code Jesus taught, the code of loving even our enemies.

    Thursday of 2nd Week in Course 2017 Joy of the Gospel “Our infinite sadness can only be cured by an infinite love.” Those words of Pope Francis ended our reflection last Thursday on the encyclical Joy of the Gospel. Now God’s love is unconditional. He loves even jerks, even sinners like me and ...read more

  • Being Glad In A Sad World

    Contributed by Norman Lawrence on Dec 2, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,407 views

    Message dealing with the challenges of maintaining a victorious faith in a world of opposition.

    The Word of God is where we can find peace in troubled times, and rest even in those moments we are feeling the stress from a busy world around us. I thought I would take a moment to look up the words GLAD and GLADNESS in the Bible to see how many times those words make an appearance, and I’m ...read more