It’s OK to stand at your loved one’s grave and weep. He or she is dead. She does, in fact, sleep. However, that sleep will not be forever; this is the bedrock of our hope. Asleep in the arms of Christ, our loved ones, like us, await a better place in God’s renewed creation.
Many Christians get nervous when the subject of rewards is raised. But no amount of anxiety can justify ignoring the clear teaching of Scripture.
Two hundred. That’s how many hours I sat on airplanes, buses, and vans for family funerals in 2019.
Body and soul will be reunited at the resurrection, issuing in eternal life and immortality for some, or the second death and everlasting shame for others.
Nancy Guthrie and Joni Eareckson Tada discuss how we can be pursue joy in suffering, pray for healing, and ultimately place our hope in eternity with Christ.