Death Is Not a Friend Bringing a Spiritual Perspective to World Events and Daily Life
Some people welcome death, believing it will end all their pain, suffering, and sorrow. Feeling that death is impending, others rush to tie up the loose ends of their lives and make peace with family members. Death is sometimes thought of as a way to heaven, to a new beginning.
Yet the Bible clearly tells us that God created us like Him (see Genesis 1:26, 27, 31). God created you and me perfect. God is Life, and death is the opposite of Life. Death is never brought about by God. From this Biblical premise, the belief that death is a friend is incorrect, predicated on an erroneous conclusion that our lives are solely physical and material and that we have little or …
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Publication information: Article title: Death Is Not a Friend Bringing a Spiritual Perspective to World Events and Daily Life. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: December 2, 1996. Page number: 17. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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