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  • Death

    Contributed by Jeffrey Rowe on Dec 28, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    In Psalm 23, death is described as casting a shadow. Let’s look at that for a moment. Have you ever been enjoying a nice sunny day when all of a sudden a dark cloud hides the sun? All of a sudden you’re in this shadow! What does the shadow do? It hides the light. It makes it more difficult to more

  • Death

    Contributed by Don Berry-Graham on Feb 28, 2016

    IN LATE WINTER DURING THE FIFTY-NINTH YEAR of his life, John Donne braved the weather and rough roads of the English countryside to keep his final preaching engagement before the king in London. He had spent most of that winter, what would be his last, battling “consumption,” and on several more

  • Death. Death Is Like The Sailing Of A Ship. The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    DEATH. Death is like the sailing of a ship. The watcher on the seashore sees her spread her white sails to the morning breeze and start for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. We stand and watch her until at length she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where the sea and more

  • Death Or Disability? Americans Choose Death  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 13, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    DEATH OR DISABILITY? AMERICANS CHOOSE DEATH 52% of people in the U.S. would rather be dead than disabled says a Disaboom study, a website for disabled people. 63 % of younger Americans chose death over disability. 56% of Americans 65 and older would rather die than live with a disability. Those more

  • Defeat The Fear Of Death And Welcome The Death ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Defeat the fear of death and welcome the more

  • Your Death And My Death Are Mainly Of ...

    Contributed by Sean Smuts on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 1 rating

    "Your death and my death are mainly of importance to ourselves. The black plumes will be stripped off our hearses within the hour; tears will dry, hurt hearts close again, our graves grow level with the church-yard, and although we are away, the world wags on. It does not miss us, and those who more

  • The Finality Of Death  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Hoos on Apr 20, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    The Finality of Death When I was just around the age of five or six years old I attended my first funeral. They have since become something that I am used to, but this first time was something that was very memorable for me. I remember standing there, barely able to see into the coffin, and more

  • By Life Or By Death

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Jul 15, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    ILLUSTRATION: BY LIFE OR BY DEATH John Piper, in his book, “Future Grace”, reprinted a letter by Carl Lundquist, former president of Bethel College and Seminary. In 1988, the doctors told him he had a rare form of cancer which invaded the skin over his entire body and ended his life three years more

  • Trampling Death

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 5, 2001
    based on 1 rating

    TRAMPLING DEATH The early Christians understood that death had been conquered by the resurrection of Christ; this theme recurs repeatedly in their writings. Again and again one is struck with the note of victory in the attitude of the martyrs as they faced death. St. Athanasius wrote of this more

  • By Life Or By Death  PRO

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Apr 21, 2002
    based on 22 ratings

    BY LIFE OR BY DEATH John Piper, in his book, Future Grace, reprinted a letter by Carl Lundquist, former president of Bethel College and Seminary. In 1988, the doctors told him he had a rare form of cancer called mycosis fungoides, which invaded the skin over his entire body and ended his life more

  • The Avoidance Of Death

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 1, 2011

    THE AVOIDANCE OF DEATH I read a great book called The Art of Dying, by Christianity Today editor Rob Moll. In the forward, by Lauren Winner, we read: "We no longer allow people to say that they are dying – rather, they are “battling” an illness. Far from encouraging the perilously ill to more

  • The Guilt Of Their Deaths

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 16, 2011

    THE GUILT OF THEIR DEATHS The movie "Saving Private Ryan" (1998) is a movie that many of us have seen and is quite a memorable movie because of its portrayal of the D Day invasion of Normandy in World War II. The movie begins and ends with an elderly man visiting the Normandy memorial. The more

  • Death As Reward

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Sep 14, 2011

    DEATH AS REWARD I am reading a book that has changed a lot of the ways I think about things of God. One statement really got me. "Your life is free to be radical when you see death as your reward." The book “Radical” by David Platt. That’s it isn’t it? That is why we worry. Because we don’t see more

  • Death And Resurrection

    Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 14, 2013

    Our son, John learned a valuable lesson about death when he was a child. One day he took aim with his new BB gun at a little bird sitting on a limb near our back deck. He aimed and fired and hit his target and the bird collapsed to the ground. Dead. At first there was the excitement of being a more

  • Honor Of Death

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on May 26, 2009

    HONOR OF DEATH I have had the privilege to be with several people and their families when they have breathed their last breath. It is an incredible privilege to be present for those who make the transition into God’s kingdom. I also count it a privilege and honor to visit with people and their more

  • Death Of The Son

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jun 3, 2004
    based on 1 rating

    DEATH OF THE SON There is an old story about a man by the name of John Griffith, who lived in Oklahoma in 1929 and lost all he had in the stock market. He moved to Mississippi where he took a job as bridge tender for a railroad trestle. In 1937 he was involved in a horrific accident. One day his 8 more

  • Death Of An Eagle

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Dec 28, 2020
    based on 2 ratings

    There was a talented young Indian boy that loved hunting. One of his goals was to get an eagle. He so needed the eagle to build his elaborate head dress. All the eagles would fly around the young boy and mock him. He could never be the chief without a beautiful eagle feather head dressing. The more

  • Death And Vanity

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 28, 2022

    A middle-aged, wealthy woman has a heart attack. While on the operating table she has a near death experience. She sees the angel at the gates and asks if this is it. The angel says no, she has another 30-40 years to live. She recovers, and decides to stay in the hospital and have a face lift, more

  • Starved To Death  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Somewhere recently I read of a tribe of natives in a South American jungle who learned that the leaves of certain trees would give them extra energy and strength and would keep them from getting hungry. So they began to eat them regularly. They seemed strong, energetic and seldom got hungry. A few more

  • Preparing For Death

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jan 6, 2008

    Preparing For Death Several years ago, I was on staff with a fellow pastor who had been suffering with diabetes and its ill effects for most of his life. He was a single dad with two sons who were the same ages as two of my boys. His name was Mike, and we were close in age. Mike had lost an eye more