Tag Archives: death

Death; January 18, 2023


Acts 14:19-20 Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead. But after the disciples had gathered around him, he got up and … Continue reading

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Lifespan; November 7, 2022


Isaiah 65:20 Never again will there be in itan infant who lives but a few days,or an old man who does not live out his years;he who dies at a hundredwill be thought a mere youth;he who fails to reach … Continue reading

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Inner Peace; September 24, 2022


Psalm 118:17 I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done. I think that probably countless saints down through the centuries have been encouraged by this verse, and probably will be until the Lord’s return. … Continue reading

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Mortality; September 9, 2022


Psalm 90:12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. This Psalm is unique in being the only one attributed to Moses, and as such is perhaps worthy of special attention. It is … Continue reading

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The Hope of Eternity; June 19, 2022


1 Thessalonians 4:13 Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope. The difference between the funeral of a believer in Christ and … Continue reading

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To Live is Christ; June 13, 2022


Philippians 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. This simple yet extraordinarily powerful statement of Paul is justly famous. I think a lot of people know it who have no idea where to find … Continue reading

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Eternal Perspective; June 4, 2022


2 Corinthians 5:2 Meanwhile we groan, longing to be clothed with our heavenly dwelling. Paul was older when he wrote this, because he was definitely tired of his physical body. Verse eight makes that explicitly clear, particularly when coupled with … Continue reading

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Death; April 28, 2022


Isaiah 57:1-2 The righteous perish, and no one ponders it in his heart; devout men are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; … Continue reading

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Various Hopes; April 4, 2022


Proverbs 11:7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing. Not all hopes are the same. We have countless examples of people whose evil plans, both big and small, were dashed … Continue reading

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Hiding Place; March 28, 2022


Psalm 119:114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. “Refuge” isn’t inaccurate here, but I like the alternative term, “hiding place.” The world is a mess, and sometimes we feel like we … Continue reading

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