Tag Archives: Death

Pilgrims’ Progress: Facing death

Numbers 20:22-29 Not long after the incident at Meribah (Numbers 20:1-13), Aaron is told that he is about to die, in fulfilment of God’s judgement. He will not enter Canaan, but will go straight to the final home of God’s … Continue reading

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Our reason for hope

We believe in Jesus Christ… who rose again from the dead on the third day. I Thessalonians 4:13,14 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not … Continue reading

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Verse of the month: December 2016

“Truly I tell you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.” (Luke 23:43) Everyone who believes in Jesus can look forward to that blissful garden, where the dead are refreshed as they await the dawn of the new day.

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Journey’s end

Psalm 23 Life can be thought of as a journey. It has a beginning, an end, and a (hopefully) long period in between during which we are often faced with choices. Where do I want to go? Which turning should … Continue reading

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Remember me…

We believe in… the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting Job 14:14,15 “If someone dies, will they live again? All the days of my hard service I will wait for my renewal to come. You will call and … Continue reading

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Is it ‘Goodbye’ or ‘Au revoir’?

It has been said that two things in life are inevitable: death and taxes. I’m not sure about the taxes (there must be some tribes living happily on a remote island somewhere who don’t even have money to worry about, … Continue reading

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Tales of the Unexpected: Samson

(Judges 13-16) Could we get any worse than Jephthah? The story of Samson suggests that God could – and did. Samson had everything going for him: like John the Baptist (Luke 1:5-17), he had devout parents, was conceived by God’s power, … Continue reading

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