The following scenario is only broadway theater. But the story is true for some tonight. You die tonite, at one minute to midnite. And… you’ve said no to Jesus.
Christ is coming back – and all biblical indications shout-out: He is coming soon! He promised He would return. So… what happens, specifically, in that breakout moment when Christ returns?
We are natural born sinners on a road away from God. You can stay on it, and end up far, far away. But God wants all to be saved. John 3:16.
“What man can live and not see death?” (Psalm 89:48) Death is quite the non-respecter of peoples. We die. That’s it, for earth time. Done. Finito. But there is One who has had victory over death.
I fear no evil because “Even though I walk through the [sunless] valley of the shadow of death [a valley of deep darkness]… You are with me; Your rod [to protect] and Your staff [to guide], they comfort and console me. – Psalm 23:4
Fear breaks the dams in my gut. Ever felt fear – like vise grips tightened over your heart? Felt red raw fear? Solutions are not “Automated Jesus Answers”. Each fear I have, I have to deal with — each time. I deal with them, anew. The Lord is with me at all times, so, really: What have I to fear? What have I to dread? Philippians 4:4-7.
PIC: Peruvian Andean road circa 1950. Life is full of choices. You know? (Sometimes you don’t have a choice – like this only road over the Andes: Peruvian Andean road circa 1950.) We want the best choice – every time, right? We make a choice, choosing one over another – in order to have the […]
If we face death because of our faith in Christ, we can be confident knowing that He is with us all the way. He alone is our hope. “Fear not.” At the moment of our death – we put on Immortality.
Be it – bearing the effects of our sin, or experiencing personal tragedy, or being racked by the numbing sorrow of death in the family – we can overcome.
…a series about death and dying Just beyond the veil December 10, 2018 Just beyond this dimension where we live – there is a whole different existence prepared for us by God. And it’s eternal. Got your mind around that? “beyond the veil“. thefreedictionary.com: …in a mysterious or hidden place or state, especially… Filed Under: […]
It’s all so senseless looking, worthless, waste – and yet there is one ray of light, a hope for now, today, tomorrow
Death was just a doorway—on our side of it, a bed in a tiny upstairs room with lotions and oral care sponge swabs on the nightstand; on the other side of it, “innumerable angels in festal gathering” and “the spirits of the righteous made perfect” (Hebrews 12:22-23) and the face of God: “As for me, […]
I am dying. And so are you. We’re all under the curse of The Fall, where God cursed the earth and all His creation, because of sin. Sin started back where a man and a woman (Adam and Eve) decided, by their own free will, to contradict God’s word to them, and do what God […]
As a follower of Christ… I am not afraid of death. I am not afraid of dying. My faith is in Christ. But the terrors of death are real (Psalm 23:4).
What does God tell us about dying and death? How should we look at it? What should be our attitude about our impending death? It is important for Christians to know the perspective of God. Death and dying is not all about us. Death is also about God. God is our Creator, and His purposes […]
Near Death… tall tales What is this obsession with tales people tell about their time while unconscious!? How come so much stock is placed on the word of comatose or near-death people!? I understand the interest in death and dying, but why do so many people immediately believe their tales as true? Many questions […]
~DEATH~ What A Wonderful Way To Explain It -Author Unknown- A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to Leave the examination room and said, ‘Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.’ Very quietly, the doctor said, ‘I don’t know.’ ‘You don’t know? You, […]