Death eventually comes to all of us, to all living things. We are born, we live for a time and then we die. Death is as much a part of us as being born. It is not a subject most of us care to think about or to discuss but maybe we should, at least more than we do and consider what death will really mean to us. What will happen when we finally take that last breath and are laid to rest in our grave? Have you ever really thought about it?
The coastal town of Whitby in east Yorkshire, England, is the scene of much of the action in the latter half of the novel Dracula, with the parish church graveyard at the top of the cliffs featuring prominently. Many people visit the place nowadays for exactly that reason. However recent storms and landslips mean that some graves are crumbling over the side of the cliffs.
Poem…Jesus His name, for mankind He came, we were in trouble, but He came to Redeem. Most never recognized Him…Oh the Glory they missed. Today that same Jesus at the right hand of the Father…His will not any perish, but that all might repent and give there heart to Him and receive salvation so wonderful and free!
If you knew you were about to be executed, what type of letter would you write to a friend? Would it contain fear or worry? Consider a letter accessible to most people in the world.
Marlene Austin’s Grave Secrets was actually really good. I was a little shocked to find that the author is LDS. Well not really shocked but surprised. I wasn’t quite sure how the religious aspect would pan out. Austin actually did a really tasteful job of writing a thrilling mystery with a taste of religious detail instilled.
Many people do not look favorably at death. However, for those who have surrendered to Christ, it can be viewed as a point in their travel through time marked by a mile-marker–the gravestone.
Do the dead go anywhere when they die?
Do the dead go to purgatory, heaven or reincarnate? Do they remain in the grave? Let’s find out.
What is valid in a sermon?
The anatomy of church splits.