Tag Archives: Death

Moving house

Generations ago, it was unusual to move very far away from where you were born. My mother died recently, at the house where she had lived for over sixty years, less than ten miles from her birthplace. But times have … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Crossing the Jordan

At long last, the Israelites are standing on the east bank of the River Jordan – as close to Canaan as they can possibly get without getting wet. And there they pause, to prepare themselves for what is to come. … Continue reading

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Everything in our power?

After dragging on for months, the incredibly sad story of little Charlie Gard finally reached its inevitable conclusion two weeks ago. One can only feel desperately sorry for both him and his parents. What loving parent would not do everything … Continue reading

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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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