Friday, March 29, 2013

In Sure and Certain Hope

.... of the resurrection.
"But we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.  For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with Him those who have fallen asleep.  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.  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.  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.  Therefore encourage one another with these words."  (I Thessalonians 4: 13-18)

Thank the Lord for this promise!  Even though we miss our loved ones terribly, we will see them again!      Mom, Dad, Andy.... we love you and miss you!  We will see you again!

1 comment:

Julz said...

Thanks for these words of encouragement, Jean. Yes, the surely is our hope. -- Julz