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  • Life Principles From 7 Great Scriptures Lesson 4 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 12, 2019
     | 265 views

    God uses pressure and pruning to prepare us for His service.

    “For He shall grow up before Him as a tender plant, and as a root out of dry ground. He has no form or comeliness; and when we see Him, there is no beauty that we should desire Him” (Isa. 53: 2). 1. Just as the Father watched and protected the growth of Jesus so He watches over our development; ...read more

  • The Good Shepherd, Leads Us, Into Everlasting Life.

    Contributed by Dr. Stafford Miller on Apr 3, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 2,506 views

    The Word of God makes it very clear that as we move through times of sorrow and grief, God is with us. God is there to comfort us and sustain us.

    The Celebration of the life of our dear loved one. Psalms 46:1-2 Opening I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. We have two purposes here today, to CELEBRATE LIFE and to OFFER ...read more

  • Why Me, Lord?

    Contributed by Scott White on Jun 17, 2016
     | 4,249 views

    The lesson deals with the age-old topic of how to deal with pain, sorrow, and grief. It talks about the need to understand that God is in control, and that sometimes there are blessings contained in those heartaches we experience.

    Opening scripture: Isaiah 55:6-11 I can remember very well the days that all of my children were born. They were special days, obviously. But the days my last three were born were had a little extra kick because I was able to be in the delivery room, to be there when those 3 took their first ...read more

  • Israel Defended Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 4, 2019
     | 393 views

    Paul expressed his grief over the fact that most of the Jews were alienated from God. He wished himself “accursed” (Gk. anathema) and that he would be destroyed in place of his countrymen.

  • All Saints Sunday Yr B

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Oct 28, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 5,092 views

    Sermon for All Saints Sunday, Yr B, based on John 11:32-44.

    Sermon for All Saints Sunday Yr B 2/11/2003 Based on Jn 11:32-44 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson William Willimon tells of his friend Stuart Henry who accompanied a father and his little son on their first visit to Duke Chapel. They walked up and down the aisles, heads upturned, amazed ...read more

  • Being Despised And Rejected

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 26, 2015
     | 2,233 views

    He is despised and rejected by men, A Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. - Isaiah 53:3 What picture do you get in your mind when you think of God? Austere, ..

    He is despised and rejected by men, A Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. - Isaiah 53:3 What picture do you get in your mind when you think of God? Austere, holy, set apart, full of kingly authority? ...read more

  • "What A Day Of Rejoicing That Will Be"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Nov 1, 2002
    based on 77 ratings
     | 4,887 views

    The subject of the return of Christ and the resurrection of the dead.

    1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 “What A Day of Rejoicing That Will Be” By Rev. Kenneth Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA Our passage for this morning touches upon a subject that intrigues Christians and offers us the most glorious hope that we could ever ...read more

  • Comfort The Shaken!

    Contributed by Jofrey Bustamante on Jan 20, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,172 views

    When God shakes the earth, people must listen! We need to offer relief to the shaken!

    Introduction: The recent earthquake in Haiti jolts us with a thunderous reminder of one theological fact - our God is sovereign. No one on this planet is genius enough to understand, in its minutest details, everything in this life. But we must accept, although grudgingly as others would, even ...read more

  • Rejoicing In Sorrow

    Contributed by Marvin P. Hoogland on Sep 1, 2018
     | 1,341 views

    Funeral sermon for a Christian mother and grandmother

    I Peter 1:3a-4, 6 “By his great mercy we have been born anew to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and to an inheritance which is imperishable, undefiled, and unfailing, kept in heaven for you….In this you rejoice, though now for a little while you may have to ...read more

  • Comfort Those Who Mourn Series

    Contributed by Steve Mason on Aug 1, 2002
    based on 1,148 ratings
     | 139,231 views

    Funeral message that can easily be adapted and used

    JULY 16TH, 2002 JAY McCLELLAN I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR COMING HERE THIS MORNING TO EXPRESS YOUR LOVE AND SUPPORT. YOUR PRESENCE HERE IS A TRIBUTE TO JAY. PRAY ….. I WANT TO BEGIN BY SAYING HOW SORRY I AM FOR YOUR LOSS TODAY -I WISH I COULD TAKE YOUR SORROW AWAY, BUT IKNOW ...read more

  • Facing Our Emotions Series

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Mar 17, 2016
     | 2,411 views

    A Palm Sunday message about the importance of dealing with our sorrows in order to more fully experience the peace and joy of Christ.

    Jesus has set his face toward Jerusalem. For three years he has been calling disciples, teaching crowds, healing the lame, welcoming outcasts, and dining with sinners. He has been teaching about God’s new covenant and the reality of God’s kingdom, even as he embodied it. Now, it is time ...read more

  • Knocked Down But Not Defeated

    Contributed by Anthony Collins on Jan 27, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 8,086 views

    Encouragement in the time of trouble

    1Samuel 30:1-6 KNOCKED DOWN – BUT NOT DEFEATED (I CAME TO GET MY STUFF) I. The Enemy Is Winning (vs. 1-5) A. Continual enemy the Amalikites…Israel/King Saul… B. Destroy Messianic – (Pharaoh, Haman, Herod, Hitler) C. Attacked David at his home… D. Took ...read more

  • Come Unto Me

    Contributed by Roy Mccarty Jr. on Aug 18, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 2,669 views

    Invitational

    COME UNTO ME SCRIPTURE: Mat 11:28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Mat 11:29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. Mat 11:30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is ...read more

  • If There Is No Hell

    Contributed by Andrew Papson Iii on Jul 20, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,593 views

    When one does not believe scripture.

    If There is no Hell Luke 12:19-31 I. Then Jesus was a misguided soul. 1. For He taught that Hell is a place, a place of outer darkness where there is weeping, wailing and nashing of teeth. 2. For He taught that Hell is a place where the fire is not quenched and the worm never dies. 3. For He ...read more

  • What's Wrong With The Universe Series

    Contributed by Stephen Colaw on Nov 10, 2007
     | 1,101 views

    Parts 3 - When our hearts break over our own sin…God comforts us with His grace.

    Let’s play a word association game for a minute. When I say a word, just tell me what comes to your mind. • Sorrow… distress caused by loss, affliction, disappointment, etc.; grief, sadness, or regret. • Grief…. Keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss; sharp sorrow; painful ...read more