Death Of God's People
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But we don't want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you don't grieve like 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 God's trumpet. The dead in Christ will rise first,
Precious in the sight of Yahweh is the death of his saints.
I heard the voice from heaven saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "that they may rest from their labors; for their works follow with them."
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
But I am in a dilemma between the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better.
Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."
By this we know love, because he laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
Now he said this, signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God. When he had said this, he said to him, "Follow me."