Death: Shall We Weep or Rejoice?
When a Christian dies, shall those of us who remain weep or rejoice? The biblical answer is both, even simultaneously.
I saw this in a new place as I was memorizing my way through Philippians again. I had never noticed before the emotional contrast between Philippians 2:17–18 and 2:27.
An Invitation to Rejoice
In Philippians 2:17–18, Paul is describing the possibility of his own death as “drink offering on the sacrificial offering” of their faith. He is willing to die in the... Continue Reading