This has been a summer of funerals for me. Yesterday was the fifth funeral I either attended or was involved in. Of the five deceased, I was quite close to three of them. One was like a father. One was like a mother. The other was a dear friend and colleague. I will greatly miss all of them
Those of us who live under the reign of King Jesus look at death a little differently. While we deeply feel the loss of one who has passed on, we also celebrate their gain when they die in the Lord. Besides that, we also look forward with great anticipation to the glorious future we will all share in Christ. Therefore, in today’s post, I want to share a number of Scriptures that outline our hope in death and resurrection as God’s people.