Listen: #890 Though We Die, Yet We Shall Live (Psalm 116:15)
"And just agonizing I'm just thinking about more and more people right now including people really close to me Eh. Praise God that he is made death precious. I think about my mother-in-law for years my wife and I tried to share the Gospel with her and she knew the Gospel. She knew what she heard it. She grown up appearing in many ways but there was no fruit of the Gospel in her life. Yes much much grace in our life in so many ways and flowing through her life but no real desire for Jesus desire for Church desire to share the Gospel and we just prayed and prayed and prayed for years and shared and shared and shared for years and then finally finally just almost out of the blue. All of a sudden she threw variety. Different circumstances started reading her Bible level and her heart was kindled toward God and she experienced re-generation. I don't even know when the moment was does but she became a new creation. God changed her heart. God drew her to faith in Christ and she had a longing for Christ like diving into his word sharing the Gospel. Just a totally different life gathering authoring together with the Church growing in Christ and I had the privilege of baptizing her and a couple of months after that she it had all kinds of health struggles at different points but she died. Unexpectedly from a brain aneurysm and as I preach that funeral an an obviously there was sadness in sorrow in so many ways but it was precious. It it was beautiful. It was worshipful like even just imagining what that funeral had been like. If she had not trusted in Jesus in that way it would not have been precious and beautiful and worshipful in the same way by any means by any stretch of the imagination. Nations have been totally different so it was precious and beautiful and worship folger's to praise God that he had drawn her to himself and she was with him. We know that it was awesome zinc about everyone who has died in Christ. Praise God because of the Gospel Apple Goddess taken. The very worst thing that can happen to you or me and he has turned it into the best thing that can happen to you or me because we have eternal life. Life to live is Christ. The die is gain. It's game so of course it's precious it's precious game so so God. We praise you for sending. Your son died on the cross for our sins for his resurrection from the dead for his victory over the grave for his ascension on high for his promise. He is the resurrection the life and he believes believes in me will never die. Even though he dies he will live forever. So we praise you for the precious death of saints. We praise you for ushering them into your presence for that reality. That will be true by your grace your grace in my life. I got that I can actually anticipate when I breathe my last breath that you're gonNA welcome me into your presence. I'd trust through Jesus through Jesus alone alone now through my own but totally to the righteousness of Jesus and not just for me but for all trust in you for everyone listening right now. WHO's trusted? Listen you've got I pray that if there's anyone listening to this right now who does not have confidence facing death. The Ewa draw them to Jesus. And this moment God that you would draw Jesus right now today to trust in Jesus his life his death his resurrection to believe leave in Jesus as savior and Lord confess for their mouth. Jesus Lord believe in their heart. God raised him from the dead. They would be saved. Romans ten nine so God please do that work and people's arts and lives right now and use our lives to do that. Work in more and more people's lives here around the world got upgrade for the people in India no known believers got belise. Pleased lease none of them if they were to die right now when we precious in this way God please bring Ventura men and women kids to know your love in Jesus to know Jesus conquered death. Sit on our bath as you. For Precious death of Saints Saints Rephrase that are death will be precious because of Jesus and we pray for the spread of this could news. So that every tribe Tung nation people would know precious and the side of the Lord is the death of his saints. Jesus name we pray you makes all his possible split. Jesus name we pray Amen.."