Saturday, June 13, 2009

COMMITAL MESSAGE



Death is what the majority of people are most afraid of, and the finality and mortality of this age is clearly written in the scripture. This was the center of my message during the burial of one of our member. In a short message, I encourage them thru the the Gospel and the message of Apostle Paul in 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. [14] For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. [15] For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. [16] For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. [17] Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. [18] Therefore encourage one another with these words.

1 comments:

Laureen said...

What a powerful message!I am sure the family was so blessed....