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The Backside Of The Mountain ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Matthew 13:24-30 | John 14:1-7 | from the book Life Everlasting | Harold C. Warlick, Jr.. | Charles Cammarata |
For a young person who died following a prolonged battle with cancer

The Backside Of The Mountain

Matthew 13:24-30; John 14:1-7

(The following meditation was preached at the funeral of Charles, age 33, who died after a prolonged battle with cancer. He underwent several painful and experimental last-resort bone marrow transplant attempts in Duke University hospital. His father, grandmother, and grandfather, all charter >> More


Nearer To God Than Me ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Philippians 4:10-14 | from the book Life Everlasting | Charles Cammarata | Charles Cammarata |
For a model Christian

Nearer To God Than Me

Philippians 4:10-14

Flora Ann's niece said it well, "Flora Ann was something special." She was a model Christian, a saint among the saints. Preachers love to do services such as this for people such as her; people who have lived such long and good lives that they could look back and have few regrets. >> More


A Living Sacrifice ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | funeral | Romans 12:1-12 | from the book Life Everlasting | Lawrence Ruegg | Charles Cammarata |
For a seventy-year-old woman

A Living Sacrifice

Romans 12:1-12

(This funeral sermon was for a woman who had been a faithful member of the church most of her life -- a person who put her faith into practice at every hour and situation.)

"Therefore, I appeal to you, brethren, by the mercies of God to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and >> More


True Beauty ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Romans 8:31-39 | Philippians 1:19-24 | from the book Life Everlasting | Charles Cammarata | Charles Cammarata |
For a well-loved, elderly woman

True Beauty

Romans 8:31-39; Philippians 1:19-24

Once, when I was thirteen or fourteen years old, I was sitting with my mom and a couple of her brothers and sisters at a table at a family picnic. They were talking about their mom, who was my grandmother. In fact, she was the grandmother I had lived with for much >> More


Tough Guy No Longer ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Luke 2:8-20 | Revelation 22 | from the book Life Everlasting | Charles Cammarata | Charles Cammarata |
For a hard-working, family-oriented person

Tough Guy No Longer

Psalm 121; Luke 2:8-20; Revelation 22

To describe Harry in one word would not be easy. Some people would use the word "honest." It is always one of the first things that comes to my mind when I think of Harry, honest almost to a fault. During his years in business at the feed >> More


The Grand Ball ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Colossians 3:12-17 | from the book Life Everlasting | Charles Cammarata | Charles Cammarata |
For a loving, Christian husband

The Grand Ball

Colossians 3:12-17

Like a lot of you, I have some wonderful memories of Glenn. My first real get-to-know-you with Glenn was when I visited Glenn and his wife, Carrabelle, a few months after I came here, ten years ago. It was just a few weeks after Glenn had lost his driving privileges. I was foolish >> More


The Gardener Came ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | 1 Corinthians 15:50-58 | from the book Life Everlasting | Richard F. Bansemer | Charles Cammarata |
For someone who lived a long, full life

The Gardener Came

1 Corinthians 15:50-58

(Celebrating a long life can be a joyous occasion. Although death should not be treated as a friend, even if death brings relief from suffering, we still count long life as a precious blessing from God.)

The meditation text is 1 Corinthians 15:50-52 (RSV): "I tell you this, brethren: flesh >> More


A Farmer's Dependence On God ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Matthew 6:19-34 | from the book Life Everlasting | Charles Cammarata | Charles Cammarata |
For a man whose wife died before him

A Farmer's Dependence On God

Matthew 6:19-34

I looked over Mary's funeral service yesterday before I began putting Ralph's together. (Mary was Ralph's wife who had died three years earlier.) Their circumstances in their last months of their respective lives were very similar. Both of them were sick for an extended time; both were pretty >> More


Death, Our Teacher ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | from the book Life Everlasting | Allen Puffenberger | Charles Cammarata |
For a beloved parishioner

Death, Our Teacher

Psalm 90

(The outline of this meditation has enabled me to address a number of the vital issues that are raised by death. The message is wide enough that it can be comforting to the bereaved, regardless of the circumstances of their loved one's death. The four points are greatly strengthened by references to the deceased's >> More


As A Child ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Isaiah 40 | from the book Life Everlasting | Charles Cammarata | Charles Cammarata |
For a great church member

As A Child

Isaiah 40

While I was preparing Ella's funeral service yesterday, my wife was out in the backyard of our house, which is right outside my office window, playing with the two-year-old daughter of a couple with whom we have become close friends. Rebecca is the little girl's name, and I just sat and watched Becca >> More


All Things Are Possible ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Mark 10:23-27 | from the book Life Everlasting | Gary W. Fehring | Charles Cammarata |
For a rich man

All Things Are Possible

Mark 10:23-27

"... for God, all things are possible" (Mark 10:27). That is what John believed. He was a man who believed that, "for God, all things are possible." That was John's faith. That was John's conviction. That was the foundation upon which John built his life -- "for God, all things are possible." Each >> More


Going Home ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | John 14:1-14 | from the book Life Everlasting | Stan Purdum | Charles Cammarata |
For an elderly, faithful man

Going Home

John 14:1-14

We have come to say good-bye to Orlo, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Orlo was very much at home in those roles, and enjoyed his life. One of the indications of that was how much he enjoyed talking to people.

Yet, there is a sense that now, having come to the end of this >> More


The Dancing Farmer ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | 2 Samuel 6:14 | from the book Life Everlasting | Gary W. Fehring | Charles Cammarata |
For a ninety-year-old who had led a full life

The Dancing Farmer

2 Samuel 6:14

"David danced before the Lord with all his might."

Aaron was a dancer. Maybe some of you didn't know that about Aaron. You knew he was a fisherman. Everyone knew he was a fisherman. Fishing stories about Aaron are legendary in Big Fork. Everyone knows Aaron the fisherman. Some >> More


Touching Jesus ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Luke 24:36-40 | from the book Life Everlasting | Gary W. Fehring | Charles Cammarata |
For a country woman

Touching Jesus

Luke 24:36-40

At the conclusion of the Gospel of Luke, the risen Jesus shows his disciples his nail-pierced hands and feet. He then invites them to touch him and feel how real he is. It is not clear in Luke's Gospel whether or not the disciples took Jesus up on his invitation and actually did take hold >> More


A Simple But Profound Faith ... from SermonStudio | sermons | funeral | Matthew 11:25-30 | 2 Timothy 2:8-13 | Wisdom 3:1-9 | from the book Life Everlasting | Richard E. Gribble, CSC | Charles Cammarata |
For a quiet, faithful person

A Simple But Profound Faith

Wisdom 3:1-9; 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Matthew 11:25-30

Once upon a time in a far-off land there lived a wise but very old king. This monarch was very much loved by his people, but unfortunately he had no children and, thus, no heir to the throne. Because he did not want his kingdom to >> More

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