This past weekend it was my turn to teach again. I do this oh, about six times a year. The topic this time? “What Happens The Minute After I Die?”. It’s part of LifeChurch.tv’s series entitled “If I Die Before I Wake“. So I got to talk about death – yay…
As I was preparing for this message, I struggled through using the prepared points and scriptures. It just wasn’t lining up the way I was feeling. So I changed the flow of the message a bit and rather than focusing on death, I tried to answer the question quickly and then move on to talk about how death has no power over our lives once we’ve put our trust in God. And how we should never fear death, what we should fear is not living the life that Jesus came to give us – a “rich and satisfying life” free from fear (John 10:10).
I ended the message with a call to take care of the “minute after you die” while you still can, and then a call to celebrate the new life that God has given us and the victory of sin and death by singing Charlie Hall’s “Marvelous Light”.
If you’re interesting in hearing the message you can listen online here, (choose the title “What Happens The Minute After I Die”.
Also, I want to give a special shout-out to Rich for showing up and hanging with us this weekend – it was great to see you and your wife!