Death & Beyond
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts:
and be ready always to give an answer
to every man that asketh you
a reason of the hope that is in you
with meekness and fear.
— 1 Peter 3:15
One of our favorite neighbors, Jerome Given, passed away recently after a life very well-lived.…
And was transfigured before them:
and his face did shine as the sun,
and his raiment was white as the light.
— Matthew 17:2
A boy was walking along the Interstate because he had heard that his friend had been in a car accident down the road. Somehow, a speeding pickup truck slammed into him.
A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while,
and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father.
— John 16:16
My friend’s father-in-law was a paratrooper. During World War II he landed at Normandy and won two Purple Hearts. He married, reared five children and worked hard.
If a man vow a vow unto the Lord,
or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond;
he shall not break his word,
he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.
— Numbers 30:2
They were the boys of Old Rockbrook.
This then is the message
which we have heard of him,
and declare unto you,
that God is light,
and in him is no darkness at all.
— 1 John 1:5
You know how it is, around the one-year anniversary of the death of someone you dearly loved.