DEATH, BE NOT PROUD

(This gracEmail summarizes remarks I gave on March 26, 2002 at Mason {Ohio} Christian Village Chapel at the memorial service for my stepfather, Joseph Dewhirst of Morrow, Ohio. These thoughts come from the story in John 11 of Jesus raising his friend Lazarus from the dead.) 1. Death is inevitable. Mary and Martha both tell Jesus, "If you had been here, my brother would not have died" (v. … [Read more...]