Beautiful Words

Recently a friend of mine posted an update on their Facebook status that simply quoted John 6:39 which states “This is the will of the Father who sent Me, that of all He has given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day.” I read that verse and thought about it for several minutes. To me, those words from John 6:39 are beautiful words because it shows how different Jesus and I are. Jesus doesn’t lose anything. I lose so many things. Some things I lose are not that important like a book or a…

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The Passing of a Saint

Probably nothing in life brings more tension than the thought of life ending. Death brings with it many fears, many unknowns, and many tears. As a result, most people avoid thinking seriously about death because for them to do so would bring great trials of their own souls. They would actually have to face those fears, unknowns, and tears head on. Therefore, some joke about death, some think only of their legacy, and some use the cares of this present life to drown out any thoughts of their final passing. Christians think and feel very differently about death. There are…

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