Family and friends day sermon outline
3 "And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.". This is one of my favorite Scriptures, because it gives me so much hope and excitement as I look towards eternity. Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:. Receive information on new products, seminars, webcasts, newsletters. This is why the writer of the Book of Ecclesiastes wrote:. - Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. He was interested in attending church and becoming a church member. Download the entire Outline by clicking on the links below. I WILL NOT FEAR BECAUSE JESUS IS MY SALVATION. Where do I turn when I once turned to Him?. Jesus is the Door to this eternal home. I explained to him that he could not earn his way to Heaven, but he could put his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. I WILL NOT FEAR BECAUSE JESUS IS MY STRENGTH. I would like you to walk away from this message saying,. Jesus will give you the strength to face your own passing. And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.  In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.  And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him:  And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads.  And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever. Receive by faith the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior. But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. I WILL NOT FEAR BECAUSE JESUS IS MY STRENGTH. A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of one's birth. I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. We will be able to say with the Apostle Paul in Philippians 4:13,. [ASKDEEIPSNPPET-21-23] thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he. stood under outside and got hosed down in his "birthday suit" to get. spake this parable unto them, saying, 4What man of you, having an. Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password. thank you very much for thinking of us young, new pastors. this is very helpful. I. God Did Not Make People To Be Disposable! David writes: "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me; and Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.". Death does not have to be the destructive and totally mysterious force that we feared it to be. If our hearts are properly prepared death can be an event we all look forward to and say as the apostle Paul said, "to live is Christ and to die is gain.". saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them. 3And he. 'The shadow, of course,' his TEENren responded. He then responded, "That's what happens when we die and we have allowed the Lord's rod and staff to comfort us. Your mother was simply touched only by the shadow of death.". two or three witnesses every word may be established. 17And if he. disposable you usually end up throwing it away when you are through. Please contact Pastor Ken Birks for any questions or comments at. hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and. Our hearts were knit together from the time that we first met, and memories were gathered that we never will forget. While daily living life with you, you saw the real me, and still you chose acceptance, a loving mystery. With many happy times gone by and others when we cried, some days we'd share so endlessly, while other days we'd hide. With all the ups and downs we've had in learning to be friends, I know that in this heart of mine, I'D MARRY YOU AGAIN. Good bye _________ You will be forever loved, and you will never be forgotten. The legacy you left behind ensures that. Your Loving husband ____________________ Written for my wonderful wife Joan Marie Doyle Rev Wayne L. Doyle March 25, 2003 Authors note: This format can be used for a married Man or Woman with minimum changes. Name of Deceased____________________ ORDER OF SERVICE Start Service 1. Play CD, Tape or have vocalist sing "Amazing Grace" 2. Pastor: Read the Eulogy For _________ Play or sing the songs as they are listed in the eulogy. As friends are invited to file past on their way out, start music selected by the family. After friends, invite the family to pay last respects Invite her TEENren to pay last respects. Announce that _________ (Husband) wants to be alone with _________. Name of Deceased ________________________ A CELEBRATION Open with "Amazing Grace" Pre recorded CD, Cassette, or a live Solo. Today we come together to celebrate the life of ______________________. First and foremost _________ was a loving, caring, giving. …. …. …. Wife. . Mother. .Daughter. Sister. etc. ________ was an accomplished. . Describe her noteworthy accomplishments _________, we dedicate this song to you. (Play her favorite song). If she was in Ministry describe it here. Describe her battle or reason for death. Some examples follow EXAMPLE # 1 One cold winters night in January of 1994 _______ begin what was to be a nine year battle against the ravages of Melanoma Brain cancer. EXAMPLE # 2 _______ was taken from us suddenly in an accident Today _________ would not want a mournful dirge or sad funeral hymn, for _______ was full of life and her love for Jesus Christ. She would want those pre-Christians among us to know about eternal life only available through the shed blood of Jesus Christ. There is a heaven to be gained and a hell to be shunned. There is no other way into heaven except "Ye must be born again" as Jesus himself said to the teacher of the law. Her favorite Scripture that helped her through the hard times: _________ Her favorite Song that helped her through the hard times: _________ Play the song or vocalist sings it live. Read the 23rd Psalm IF the Husband is in attendance use this, other wise change verbiage to reflect a tribute from a family member (TEENren, Sister, Brother etc.) A Final Tribute. My darling _______ who forever will be known to me as "_______". (His pet name for her) I could never have hoped to find a woman who would fit so tightly and be woven so seamlessly into my life like a golden thread. We were always a team, there were no bosses in our relationship, and we planned our life together allowing the Holy Spirit to guide us through the hard times. You were not only my Wife, but my very best friend. A friendship I will cherish to the end of my days. And there is coming a day whe. See also the Funeral Message on Life & Death. razors, cameras, and sometimes disposable TEENs, parents, family. the ladder, he kicked up a fight, and they both fell backwards under. Outreach Web Properties 5550 Tech Center Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80919. There are few times that we need strength and refuge more than when death invades our families and friends. There is no need to panic, no need for frenzied efforts for survival, and certainly no need to give up. Only one act is needed: "Be still and know that God is God." He is with us. Jesus has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you.". rejoicing. 6And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends.