Category Archives: Death

The Particular Judgement

Death puts an end to human life as the time open to either accepting or rejecting the divine grace manifested in Christ. The New Testament speaks of judgment primarily in its aspect of the final encounter with Christ in his second … Continue reading

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I Believe in Life Everlasting

The Christian who unites his own death to that of Jesus views it as a step towards him and an entrance into everlasting life. When the Church for the last time speaks Christ’s words of pardon and absolution over the … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Christian Death

It is better for me to die in (eis) Christ Jesus than to reign over the ends of the earth. Him it is I seek – who died for us. Him it is I desire – who rose for us. … Continue reading

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We Must Always be ready

Be ye ready. The Lord does not tell us to prepare ourselves, but to be prepared, when death arrives. When death comes, it will be almost impossible, in that tempest and confusion, to give ease to a troubled conscience. This … Continue reading

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We Should Make up Our Account

The Lord does not wish us to be lost; and therefore, by the threat of chastisement, He unceasingly exhorts us to a change of life. Except you will be converted, He will brandish His sword. (Ps. 7:13) Behold, He says … Continue reading

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The Moment is Fixed but it is Unknown

It is certain that we shall die; but the time of death is uncertain. “Nothing,” says the author who styles himself Idiota, “is more certain than death; but nothing is more uncertain than the hour of death.” My brother, God … Continue reading

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