“The Mighty Lesson of Dying” (Kuyper)

  In his devotional called To Be Near Unto God, Abraham Kuyper wrote a great meditation on Hebrews 11:21 which says, "By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph’s sons, and worshiped as he leaned on the top of his staff" (NIV). The title of the meditation is "Dying He Worshiped."  The whole… Continue reading “The Mighty Lesson of Dying” (Kuyper)

A Funeral Meditation

While preparing a funeral homily on Revelation 1.18 for a member of the church I serve, I ran across this amazing meditation by James Ramsey (d. 1871). "The Living One has died.  Oh, believers, could we only enter more fully into the meaning and the glorious and necessary results of that death on the cross, we should… Continue reading A Funeral Meditation