We made it to church. Just guess what the service was on today? DEATH!
Yes, you read right, it was on death. Ron and I both looked at each other and considered leaving right then. I mean, our first Sunday back to church and they have to cover the one thing that has been keeping up from church up to this point. We decided to stay. One thing that kept going through my mind was, this is no accident that we are at church on this Sunday, of all Sundays. We were meant to be at this church service on February 27th.
The title of the sermon was "Jesus is Bigger than Death." The passage was Mark 5:21-43.
One thing that really struck me during the sermon was that even though Jesus brought people back from the dead, they did still die again later in life. Our life on earth is fleeting, we have the hope that our life in Heaven is Eternal.
"Death will come but we needn't be afraid of it because Jesus is bigger. There's a day coming when: "Death itself will be swallowed up in victory!" 1 Corinthians 15:54" - Pastor Joshua
At the end of the service we were encouraged to connect the sermon to our life:
- Do we really believe that Jesus is bigger than death?
- Reflect on the lives of one or two loved ones who have died in the Lord
- Proclaim the truth that Jesus is bigger than the death of a loved one.