Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 51 Chapter 32 – Of the State of Man After Death, and of the Resurrection of the Dead I. The bodies of men, after death, return to dust, and see corruption; but their souls (which neither die nor sleep), having an immortal subsistence, immediately return to God who …

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Yesterday I conducted a funeral which comprised a graveside committal in the morning and a thanksgiving service at mgpc in the afternoon. In preparation I asked if there was a passage of Scripture that I should read and was told, without hesitation, to use John 14. The reason being that the elderly lady in question …

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Gordon Cheng is doing us all a huge favour by transcribing a DVD conversation between John Chapman and Kel Richards on the subjects of growing old, infirmity and preparing for death. Expect wisdom, superb communication, touching insight and wry humour. Here’s a sample: Kel: John Chapman, I get the impression that getting older, aging and …

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A while ago I wrote a post on funerals which some people found helpful. Harry Reeder (Embers To A Flame, Briarwood Presbyterian Church USA) offers these extended thoughts on his blog about the opportunity to offer the Gospel through funerals, whether for those who did not profess faith in Christ or those who did: Interestingly, …

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