Tag Archives: death

“You do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” James 4:14 During the time when the United States was sending astronauts to the moon, one of the astronauts was being interviewed before he left on a mission and was […]

“He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.” 2 Corinthians 5:5 One of the greatest truths of the Christian life is that death need not be feared. As believers in Jesus Christ, from the time we drew our first breath and gave our lives […]

“So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:6-8 […]

“For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling.” 2 Corinthians 5:2 This is the big question: When our heart takes its last beat, when our lungs take their last breath, when your eyes see no more, and your ears hear no more and your mouth speaks no more, at that moment…what […]

“For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.” 2 Corinthians 5:1 In 2 Corinthians 5:1, the Apostle Paul describes the physical body as a house. The word “home” in this verse literally means, “house.” […]

“If someone dies, will they live again?” Job 14:14 I heard a story about a young man who called into his office and said he would have to miss two days from work because of his grandmother’s funeral. When he showed back up at work his boss came up to him and said, “Do you believe […]

“Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in Me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” John 14:12 As the time neared for my mother to leave this earth and enter heaven she said something precious to me, […]

“For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one Body – whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free – and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.” 1 Corinthians 12:13 In the 1890’s, mountain climbers who fell and survived gave stories about how their whole life flashed before them […]

“Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 8:1 Guilt is a powerful emotion. Whether it be consciously or subconsciously, most people struggle with something they have done in their past. These secret regrets can make us feel like we are trapped in solitary confinement. Life becomes a constant […]