June 25, 2017
Matthew 10:24-39
Romans 6:1b-11
Genesis 21:8-21
Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17


from the book
Day Full Of Grace
Twenty-Five Funeral Messages

Richard F. Bansemer

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Death of a life-time student

The former things have passed away. What better text is there to graphically illustrate what ______________ believed. She said that life is like going to school. It is preparation for life with Christ hereafter. The former things have passed away. Remember what it was like in school?

Remember how we used to say it when summer approached, and the long warm months of vacation came? The chant went like this: "No more classes, no more books, no more teacher's dirty looks!" Now the chant, based on God's word as recorded in Revelation is: "No more tears, no more death, no more sorrow nor crying, no more pain, for the former things have passed away."

Let us be honest and admit that ___________ loved some of the "former things", some of the same sort of things we love. It's just like loving some of our school experiences, although we could hardly admit it then. Some of the things that...

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