“… the deeper the dying the truer the living.” —A.B. Simpson
“I tell you the solemn truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains by itself alone. But if it dies, it produces much grain” Jn 12.24.
“Death to the ungodly is a heavy cloud, charged with lightnings and thunders; but to the Christian it is a glorious blaze of divine love pouring brightness and peace all about his bed.” —J.R. Miller
Always leave a person with hope, pointing out possibilities, lines of approach, steps that can be taken from here to there, better days ahead, and, most importantly, the promise of #life beyond the doors of #death. That is the greatest #hope of all.
What better epitaph to write upon one’s tombstone than this: “He glorified God”?
Are you prepared to die? Are you facing this fact? “Death is the destiny of every person, and the living should take this to heart” Eccl 7.2.