In today’s climate of turmoil and uncertainty, threatening and incapacitating feelings run rampant. Yet the God who created your emotions has also given you everything you need to navigate them. The Bible paints relatable and resonant portraits of women and men struggling with grief, anger, guilt, and despair—and provides divine wisdom for transforming your emotional trials into spiritual triumphs.
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Scriptures: John 11:1-44, 12:9-11, Ecclesiastes 8:8, Psalm 89:48, 2 Corinthians 5:8
Death is inevitable. The fact of death is certain. The date of death is uncertain. Do you realize that human beings are the only creatures who know they are going to die and therefore they are the only creatures who are desperately trying to forget it? If you don't believe that, just start talking about dying and watch people hit the conversational remote button and change the channel. In this message, Dr. Merritt tackles the sometimes uncomfortable subject of death, and the hope and promise that there is more for us than this life.
"It is impossible for anyone who personally has a relationship with Jesus Christ to die spiritually. If you are a follower of Jesus Christ and you would like to meet a person who cannot die, go look in a mirror." --Dr. Merritt
Keywords: death, dying, Euripides, debt, immortality, Lazarus, escape, fear, Easter
Pastors Edge provides Bible preachers and teachers with ready-to-use resources and materials based on the preaching of Dr. James Merritt, Senior Pastor at Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, GA and host of the international broadcast ministry Touching Lives.