Death Of God's People
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But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who have fallen asleep in Jesus.
For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "so that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them."
But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better;
Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."
We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
Now this He said, signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God And when He had spoken this, He said to him, "Follow Me!"