I upset my wife a good bit with this one. One note: I’m not saying that families and friends will not recognize each other in Heaven but I am saying that Heaven is not earth, it’s not like earth, it’s not a version of earth. In heaven we will have an entirely new existence. What mattered to us on earth will likely seem quite trivial.
By what authority does the church know things?
The Silence and the Noise of Palm Sunday
Sometimes if you back up a bit and look at large chunks of scripture you find new insight.
This sermon was shaped by a fishing tournament the day before. Full details of that have been posted at http://www.revredfish.com. Preacher watch what you plan to preach because a perfect illustration just might come -lol. Truly though we often pray best coming out of some form of struggle:
The story of Lazarus and the Rich Man is an interesting lesson for us all: