Tag Archives: death

Life Expectancy; August 25, 2019


Psalm 90:12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. It is fascinating that this Psalm is said to be “A prayer of Moses, the man of God.” If that is indeed the … Continue reading

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Hope; August 4, 2019


Psalm 42:11 Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. This refrain, repeated from verse 5 and repeated again in … Continue reading

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Mortality; June 16, 2019


2 Peter 3:11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives. This chapter too is loaded with dearly-loved passages, making it very hard to … Continue reading

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The Hope of Resurrection; April 16, 2019


1 Corinthians 15:17-19 And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins. Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ are lost. If only for this life we have hope in … Continue reading

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Freedom from Sin; April 1, 2019


Romans 6:11 In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. I have no idea how Romans 6 got so out of sequence in the readings, but perhaps God allowed it to focus … Continue reading

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The Light of Life; February 20, 2019


John 12:36 “Put your trust in the light while you have it, so that you may become sons of light.” There is almost a pun here, because in the Old testament light is conflated with life. Psalms is loaded with … Continue reading

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Eternal Life; February 18, 2019


John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” What a … Continue reading

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