Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 134 views
The movie Titanic reveals something about human nature, some people follow the natural tendency to be selfish and others rise above it and are selfless. For example, as the ship was sinking, Cal Hockley, Rose’s selfish fiancé lied to her saying that he would make sure him and Jack, the boy she really…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 110 views
LEGACY How will you be remembered when you are gone? James Henry Smith's friends and family will always remember him as a true Pittsburgh Steelers fan. During his life, Smith spent Fall Sunday in front of the television watching his favorite team. Recently Smith died of cancer, but his passing did not…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 85 views
A Nurses’ Health Study analyzed by Harvard University researchers discovered that people who attend religious services a couple of times a week may live longer. The study was a survey of 74,534 healthy women beginning in 1992. Researchers tracked them for 20 years. By 2012, 13,537 of the women had died.…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 82 views
Old age is generally held in honour and the aged in society are to be respected. Because of the wisdom associated with their advancing years elders had an important role of authority and guidance in Israelite society and the NT speaks of the leadership of elders within the church.
What Does the Bible Say?
Eddie Fleming • Sermon • • 72 views
When Death Knocks Text: Intro. The late William Randolph Hearst forbid anyone to use the word death in his presence. What a contrast to Philip II, King of Macedon and father of Alexander the Great, who commissioned a servant to come into his presence daily and solemnly announce, “Remember, Philip, thou…
Dying Well, Grieving Well
Victor Shepherd • Tapestry Church • Sermon • • 44 views • 46:52
The death of a child is inexplicable. Victor Shepherd navigates these difficult waters and teaches us to never identify a person with their life story, but rather gather up that story in the greater story of Jesus.
My time here at Bridge of Faith I have done a lot of funerals. I do believe that it has slowed down some in the most recent years and I do attribute this to the work of the church in our community. You have heard me say that in my time here I have done over 15 funerals that were directly related to drug…
Wake Up Call
Introduction Text: Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 But all this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. Whether it is love or hate, man does not know; both are before him. It is the same for all, since the same event happens to the righteous and the…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 30 views
The oldest man in modern history died on June 12, 2013. At 116 years old he was the last person living who witnessed the 19th century. Jiroemon Kimura was born on April 19, 1897 and died of natural causes. Some people don’t receive many years, others do. Some even get a 116, but in the end there is death.…
BBBI - OT101.2 - Genesis II
C. Jason Walker • BBBI • Sermon • • 29 views • 37:33
Introduction: a Back to Basics W hat the foundation is to the house, what the Constitution is to United States law, and what the periodic table of elements is to chemistry, the Book of Genesis is to the Bible. It’s basic. An understanding of the basic truths of Genesis, especially chapters 1–11, will…
Living Between Your Circumstances
We live our lives focused through beginnings (like new life, new relationships) and endings (like death and brokenness). Jesus calls us to die to this live and to live beyond death in this life and the next.
Pastor Mike • Sermon • • 25 views
Introduction In 1980 the American Medical Association defined death as: "An individual who has sustained either (1) irreversible cessation of circulatory and respiratory functions, or (2) irreversible cessation of all functions of the entire brain, including the brain stem is dead. A determination of…
The Book of Genesis
4 A time to weep, And a time to laugh; A time to mourn, And a time to dance; 4 Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted. 3 To console those who mourn in Zion, To give them beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; That they may be…