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Consolation at the Death of Friends, Part 6

Johann Gerhard has been leading us to find consolation at the death of loved ones and friends. As St. Paul wrote, to live is Christ and to die is gain. While death is truly our fiercest enemy, Jesus’ death and resurrection has made it a “port of safety.” Life in …

Consolation at the Death of Friends, Part 5

Can nature show us anything about God’s will for our loved ones or friends when they die? Today Johann Gerhard—in his meditation “Consolation at the Death of Friends”—calls us to look to the types in nature to see God’s promise of resurrection of the body and life everlasting. Source: Sacred …

Consolation at the Death of Friends, Part 4

Johann Gerhard continues giving us consolation at the death of loved ones and friends. Gerhard previously spoke of our lost ones getting out of the stormy seas of this fallen world and into the safe harbor of eternal life with Jesus Christ. Today, Gerhard paints a beautiful picture of our …

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