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  • Losing A Lifelong Mate

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jan 12, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    When Sarah, Abraham's sister of 127 years and wife of who knows how long, dies, he loses a soul mate. Genesis 23 tells how he established a family burial plot and began to move on after this loss.

    Can you believe it? Here we are making history at the Signal Mountain Church of Christ! This is the first day for two Sunday morning Worship services in our history. May the Lord give us all courage and commitment to go out and bring others in so that the house may be filled… twice! For more

  • Sons Of Terror

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jan 19, 2014

    To show that we are protected from the terrors by night and arrows by day.

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you afraid of terror? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that we are protected from the terrors by night and arrows by day. IV. TEXT: Genesis 23:20 (Amplified Bible) 23:20 The field and the cave in it were conveyed to Abraham for a more

  • The Legacy

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Jun 23, 2012

    A Funeral Meditation: The death of Sarah motivated Abraham to seek the promises of God for his life.

    The Legacy* Genesis 23:1-4 1 Sarah lived to be a hundred and twenty-seven years old. 2 She died at Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep over her. 3 Then Abraham rose from beside his dead wife and spoke to the Hittites. He said, more

  • Genesis 23 - What Am I Supposed To Do Without You? Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 25, 2010
    based on 15 ratings

    What am I supposed to do without you? How will I cope with the death of the one I love?

    Genesis 23 - WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO WITHOUT YOU? When dementia had taken it's course, Bess (not her real name) was left with just a couple of words, but one word which she used to respond to almost any situation was the word "AMAZING!" After a lifetime of words, what a great word to have on more

  • Finishing Strong Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Jan 23, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    This is the 39th sermon in our series on Genesis, and in this sermon we talk about the death of Sarah and what we can learn from Abraham and Sarah's life and faithfulness.

    Finishing Strong (Genesis Pt. 39) Text: Genesis 23:1 – 20 By: Ken McKinley (Read Text) Well in last week’s sermon, we saw how Abraham’s faith has reached a new height. We saw how he was willing to trust God, even though he didn’t fully understand what was happening. He trusted God to the more

  • Death, Grief And Remarriage

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jul 10, 2018

    What is the Bible's guidance when someone's spouse dies? How should they grieve and how should people react around them? Is remarriage acceptable? This sermon deals with those questions

    Death, Grief And Remarriage Genesis 23:1-2 [1]Sarah lived one hundred and twenty-seven years; these were the years of the life of Sarah. [2] So Sarah died in Kirjath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her. I enjoy watching more

  • As A Stranger In A Foreign Land #3 Series

    Contributed by Mike Hullah on Nov 16, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Abraham the father of faith lived his life as a stranger in a foreign land. His life was marked by Altars, Tents and Wells. Learn the spiritual truths associated with Altars, Tents and Wells.

    AS A STRANGER IN A FOREIGN LAND Abraham the father of faith lived his life as a stranger in a foreign land. His life was marked by Altars, Tents and Wells. Learn the spiritual truths associated with Altars, Tents and Wells. Altars. Tents and Wells Genesis 23:4 “I am a foreigner and a visitor more

  • Funeral Meditation: Lessons From The Death Of Sarah

    Contributed by Yuen Woh Voon on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 374 ratings

    This sermon serves to comfort the bereaved family and encourages them to move on with life when the period of mourning is over.

    FUNERAL MEDITATION: LESSONS FROM THE DEATH OF SARAH This message was delivered on 15th December 2001 at the funeral of Madam Hoe Goay Ee (Aunty Lim) Date of Birth: 27 July 1923 Date Departed: 14 December 2001 Text: Genesis 23:1-4. I. WE NEED TO MOURN FOR THE DEAD. Abraham mourned more

  • Faith For The Future Series

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on May 1, 2002
    based on 71 ratings

    An Expository Message On Genesis 22:20-23:20 On How God’s Promises To Us Are Primarily Future Realities. Genesis Series #46

    Genesis Series #46 May 05, 2002 Title: Faith For The Future Email: Website: Welcome to New life in Christ. Today we continue with message #46 in our verse-by-verse study of the book of Genesis. Read Genesis 22:1-20-23:20 Opening more

  • Good Grief Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 28 ratings

    The Life of Abraham, Part 9 of 10.

    GOOD GRIEF (GEN 23) Charlie Brown, from the popular Peanuts comic strip, blurts out two words whenever he is stuck, trapped, or frustrated. His favorite expression is “Good grief!” Death or bereavement in the family is a hurting, devastating, and overwhelming affair. Recovering from the loss more

  • It Is All Relative.

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Jun 25, 2015

    How we treat others is relative to how we feel about ourselves. This sermon looks at treating yourself better with the intent if treating others better also.

    A Sunday School teacher asked her class if they knew the difference between kindness and loving kindness. One little girl said she knew the difference. She told the teacher that kindness is like when you ask your mother for some toast and she gives it to you, but loving kindness is when you ask more

  • Tested By The Death Of A Loved One Lesson 16 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 22, 2017

    Death visits all

    A. WHEN FACED WITH THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE: GENESIS 23:1-20 1. Death visits all: sometimes a loved one, eventually ourselves. 2. Some think we should not show grief because a believer goes to be with the Lord. a. True, they are better off. b. We miss them because they were part of our more

  • Staking Your Claim

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on May 21, 2016
    based on 3 ratings

    In the burial of Sarah, we see Abraham staking his claim to God's promises

    STAKING YOUR CLAIM Genesis 23:1-20 (NLT) for audio, video of this sermon, Intro: How many have been following our Atlanta Braves baseball team this year? Not doing so well are we? They fired the manager Freddie Gonzales this week. The news said he found out about from a more

  • Till Death Do Us Part Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 5, 2017

    In this sermon, we are privileged to see how a man of God faced the death of his wife and we learn some lessons about facing grief and helping others through their losses.

    A. The story is told of three friends who were hanging out one day, and their conversation grimly turned to the issue of death. 1. One of the friends asked the others, “What would you like people to say about you at your funeral?” 2. One friend answered, “I would want people to say, ‘He was a more

  • Strong Leader

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Apr 27, 2022

    Leadership qualities of Abraham stand out in this chapter which we all should emulate.

    Small beginning Genesis 23:20 “So the field and the cave that is in it, were deeded over to Abraham for a burial site by the sons of Heth.” Though chapter 23 begins by talking about the death of Sarah who was 127 years old; yet, we need to have spiritual eyes to understand the work of God behind more