In light of my wife’s faithful and loving grandmother’s crossing the threshold of heaven this week, I am reminded of the verse:
“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” Psalm 116:15
These words remind us of God’s immense love for His sons and daughters. At no point in their lives is he a distant observer. Rather, He is an ever present, sovereign, involved Father- every step of the way. Including the final step of their earthy lives.
Their death, says the psalmist, is precious in His sight. Why is it precious? Because for them, it is the last trial they will go through. It is the last time they will ever feel pain. It is the last effect of a sinful and fallen world that they will experience. Endless joy, peace, comfort, and fulfillment lay ahead.Continue reading “Precious in the Sight of the Lord is the Death of His Saints”