In this thoughtful and pastoral exposition of John 14:1-3, Pastor George Thomason shows how Christâ€™s words offer us spiritual medicine, comfort and hope in the face of death. Listen and learn why we should not let our hearts be troubled.
Comfort When Facing Death Comfort in Death John 14:1-3
1 â€œLet not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 2 In my Fatherâ€™s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.
1)MEDICINE â€“ A precious remedy for a troubled heart.
2)COMFORT - a comforting account of heaven. Reflection: I am encouraged with what it is, what it is not, AND what is unknown!
3)HOPE â€“ A solid ground for expecting good.a)Reflection 2: WHAT THE WORLD HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT DEATH. i)Death is a MAGNIFYING GLASS.
a)Their belief was not to change the situation, but to bring comfort to it.
b)Charge yourself to remember that you have a radically different view of death.
c)Set yourself to greater belief and greater love of the Lord Jesus.
Thanks to the Lord for materials from J C Ryle and Matthew Henry.
George "made a decision" in 1975 and was saved by God many months later through knowledge gained from the Scriptures. He was extremely quiet in high school, but grew in fellowship and leadership with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship at the University of Arizona where he met...