Ralph Davis writes about the sorrows of life that God’s people experience in common with all people, reflecting on the reality that we are not spared from sorrow, nor does faith mean that our sorrow will be less in depth or duration of feeling. …God’s covenant people are not sticks and stones, impervious to grief …

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Our reaction to current events will reveal whether we truly remember that Christians are pilgrims not citizens of the realms in which we live. The Apostles’ Creed helps Christians remember our true status in the midst of a culture that demands our assimilation. From Ralph Davis: Some of us use the Apostles’ Creed in worship. …

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Ralph Davis writes about Abraham mourning the death of Sarah, describing it as a common sorrow of covenant people. This may be a ‘common’ sorrow but there is nothing common about this death. It is a special death. Sarah is the only woman in Genesis whose age is given at death. And Sarah is, in …

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The more articles read about supporting those in grief the better. Vaneetha Rendall Risner has given and received unhelpful support in grief and compiles some helpful observations about patterns to avoid and to follow: What’s the best way to discourage a grieving friend? I can tell you what I’ve done. I’ve asked numerous questions, trying …

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