The Key of Death is in the Savior's Hands! (James Buchanan, "The Key of Death!" 1837) "And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: I am he that liveth, and was … Continue reading The Key of Death
James Meikle; March 7, 1797 "A Periodic Interview with the King of Terrors" Our youngest child for some weeks past has been getting teeth, and was seized with a fever. And though sometimes a little better--yet the fever returned and cut her off. Yesterday … Continue reading My Pleasant Infant
Love photographs them in the heart! (William Thoseby, "Foot-prints on the Sands of Time" 1869) It is true there are strong consolations and compensations in Divine providence, but even the Christian consolations cannot drink up all the heart's sorrow in the hour of separating death. We cry with truth, but yet in tears, "O death, … Continue reading Love Photographs Them in the Heart!
Health and sickness, life and death--will always be in the hands of the Lord. When Believers Die. (John Newton's Letters) When believers die--whatever the accident or the illness may be--they are only the means, but not properly the cause of their death. They die because the time has come when He who loves them best, … Continue reading When Believers Die