Here on Life with Lynnie (LwL), there is something I feel I need to mention.
I'm sure it is something that many of us have gone through. After all, we all have known people who have passed away.
It was shocking to me a while ago, when I found out that a man I knew, who I had done some real estate work for in the past, had died.
I felt sick in my heart. Not just because he had died, but also because I didn't even hear about him passing away, until after his funeral happened.
A bit later, I heard that a lady I knew died. I was grateful that my pastor had told me about her death, and when/where her memorial service would be held.
It touched my heart being able to attend the memorial service. It was a blessing being able to see other people I had worshiped with in the past, at a different church.
Her daughter asked me how I knew her mom. I let her know that we had worshiped at the same church in the past, so I had known her.
Then, as I was leaving, the lady's son also asked me the same thing as his sister had done. I responded the same way. And, spoke with him a bit more.
The day after, I found out that a friend of mine had died.
To me, it was so upsetting, knowing that he had not been well, for such a long time.
Even so, I must admit that I was happy that each of those people I knew who had passed away, I would see in Heaven some day.
After all, each of those people had become saved, while they had been alive, here on earth.
Thinking of that, made me think of Ephesians 2:8, "For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:".
Amen! For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Yes, it was truly a wonderful gift of God that each of those people received.
They had done what God wanted them to do.
They trusted in/believed upon our Lord, Jesus Christ. By doing that, they had gained salvation through their faith.
So, some day, I'll see them in Heaven, because I am also saved. When? I don't know. But, He does.
Thank You, Lord!
Until next time...
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