Sadly, not even the church can escape the snare of numbers. We continually assess the progress of our mission by the average weekly worship attendance and the amount of our offering.
Jesus obeyed God and resisted Satan. Jesus’ encounter with the devil is an excellent model to guide us in our constant struggle with sin and evil.
I am firmly of the belief that no one ever thinks there is a right time to die, no matter how much that death had been expected, and least of all, when death comes suddenly.