Category Archives: Death

Eulogy for my Dad

(After years of declining health, most acutely during the past couple of months, my dad died Monday morning. That explains why I haven’t written any blog posts this week. The only thing I wrote this week was his eulogy, and … Continue reading

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When Death is Precious

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. (Psalm 116:15, K.J.V.) The Hebrew word translated in this verse as “precious” is yaqar. It’s an interesting word, one that carries multiple shades of meaning. Let me mention … Continue reading

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Far Better

For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. But if I live on in the flesh, this will mean fruit from my labor; yet what I shall choose I cannot tell. For I am hard-pressed between … Continue reading

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Heavenly Abodes

In John 14:1-3, we find some very well known words from Jesus. The old King James translation of those words reads: Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are … Continue reading

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The Great War

Series: “The Great War” (post #1) It is difficult to count the number of wars that have been fought throughout mankind’s history. The difficulty lies in the question of what gets classified as an actual war. There are skirmishes. There … Continue reading

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Some Closing Facts About Christ’s Kingdom

Series: “Christ’s Kingdom” (post #6, last one) First, I want to remind you that in the last days there will be scoffers who will laugh at the truth and do every evil thing they desire. This will be their argument: … Continue reading

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Are Hades and Hell the Same Place? (post #2)

In my previous post, I offered the first half of my answer to the question, “Are Hades and Hell the same place?” I won’t rehash every last sentence of that information, but here are the highlights: Hades (a Greek word … Continue reading

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