John D. Bown (Minnesota, USA)
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Since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive. - 1 Corinthians 15:21-22 (NIV)
My wife showed me an obituary that a friend had sent to her. It was shockingly brief; it simply gave the man’s name, where he lived, and then: “He died.” Two words summed up a life of 65 years.
My initial reaction was that an obituary so short showed a...
For all who believe in Christ, death is not the last word.
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”