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Sorrow to Joy; November 30, 2021


Psalm 30:4-5 Sing to the Lord, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. This … Continue reading

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Grief; September 18, 2020


2 Samuel 12:22-23 He answered, “While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept. I thought, ‘Who knows? The Lord may be gracious to me and let the child live.’ But now that he is dead, why should I … Continue reading

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Trouble; June 2, 2020


Psalm 30:4-5 Sing to the Lord, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. The … Continue reading

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Death; April 11, 2020


John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. A great deal has been written and spoken about this verse, including by me, but the … Continue reading

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Death and Life; January 15, 2020


John 11:25-27 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?” “Yes, Lord,” … Continue reading

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Assurance; February 27, 2019


John 16:22 “So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.” The disciples who heard Jesus say this went through some incredible … Continue reading

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January 6, 2017


Phil 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. For quite a few years now the attitude of so many Christians toward death has been a mystery to me, because it is so different from … Continue reading

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September 30, 2015


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. I naturally use this verse in most of the funerals I … Continue reading

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