Sign in or signup
Radio Streams
SA Radio
24/7 Radio Stream
VCY America
24/7 Radio Stream

CODE #

8,773 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
SEP 19, 2018
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local & Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -34 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Church Apps | Info
Find our Church App in the App Store
directly on your device.
Mobile Apps | Info
Enjoy sermons from this broadcaster
on a variety of mobile devices.
MyChurch: drjamesascudder
MyChurch Code ID: 18237
 | Lake Zurich, Illinois
Podcast + Codes
Newest Widget | Demo
Sermons Embed | Info
Latest Blog | Info | Demo
Our Blog
Older
Newer
Blog
Post+
Search
  
Filter By

God's Eternal Purpose - Pastor Mark Moore
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 07, 2018
Posted by: Quentin Road Bible Baptist Church | more..
350+ views | 40+ clicks
Today's Scripture: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Psalm 116:15

Pastor Ken was retired and serving as an elder in the church when I first came on as pastor at Belmont Bible Church. He was a great support and example to me as he had pastored in the ministry for fifty years. Recently, I had heard that he had entered hospice care at the care facility that he had been confined to for the last two years. I visited him the very next morning.

Upon entering his room, I wasn’t surprised to see the image of a dying man in hospice care. I had seen the same sight many times as a pastor. I was reminded of King David’s last days as recorded in the Scriptures. I wondered what God’s purpose was in bringing a faithful servant to this point of a slow death. As I sat by his bedside, I penned these words as I tried to organize all the thoughts and emotions that I was feeling.

A faithful man who served his Savior lies on his deathbed. This life will not last. This body will not last. Money, position, recognition will not last. My problems will not last. It is by God’s grace that we are allowed to live with dignity, but we will all go this way to our end. As I sit here watching him, I wonder how many regrets he has now. I wonder how much peace he has now. He lived selflessly and allowed God to live through him. I imagine he has much more peace than regret as he lays in that bed. What will I have when I’m in mine? Enjoy the life that God has given. Live it in line with His instruction and wisdom. I fear my own deathbed being filled with regret. Now is the time for me to address it. Pastor Ken Harring, well done, good and faithful servant. You are an example to me even now. I pray you are reunited with your Savior and with your wife soon. Much love and respect.

I felt convicted as I had been having a pretty down attitude that week. The stresses of ministry had been getting to me, and I had allowed myself to get down. I talked with Pastor Ken and thanked him for his example as even in his deathbed God was using him to help me. An hour later his son called me to inform me that Pastor Ken had passed shortly after I left. I was the last one to see him. I wondered if God told Pastor Ken that He would bring him home soon, but He needed Pastor Ken to minister to my life one last time first. I will miss him, but I will also determine to live in God’s grace, mercy, and love and follow the example that he has left for me.

Devotional by Pastor Mark Moore

post new | clone this | rss feed | blog top »
Text feature this blog entry
Our Blog
Older
Newer
Top


Dr. Peter Jones
#185 - 2018 Revoice Attendee

Confessing Our Hope
Podcast
GPTS & Mt. Olive
Play! | MP3 | RSS

Demon possession?
Dr. Phil Fernandes

Hourly:
Rethinking God
John Snyder
Christ Church - Radford
Staff Picks..

Ron Lewis
Jesus is the Lamb of God

Gospel of John
Faith Bible Church
Play! | MP3

Sermon: Hannahs Prayer of Thanksgiving
Pastor Michael Pickett

SPONSOR | 4,900+

SPONSOR




                   
To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back. ... Thomas Haliburton


Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal

MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Watch
Android
Church App
Fire Tablet
Wear
Chromecast TV
Apple TV
Android TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Echo New!
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
SA Newsroom
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Church Finder | Info
Sermon Player
Mobile & Apps
Podcasting | Videos
Live Webcasting
Listen Line New!
Events Support
Transcription | PowerClips
Billboards
Business Cards New!
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Embed Codes New!
Goodies
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Auto-Upload Sermons
Upload via FTP
Upload via Dropbox
Picasa
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Stories