If You Fear Dying

But I tell you that even Solomon with his riches was not dressed as beautifully as one of these flowers. (Matthew 6:29 NCV)

My sister went to be with God on 28th April, 2012. God’s flower has fallen to the ground – but his promises of life before, during and after death shine on forever.

The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever.
(Isaiah 40:8)

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Proclaiming in the Great Assembly

I proclaim righteousness in the great assembly;

I do not seal my lips, as you know, O Lord.

I do not hide your righteousness in my heart;

I speak of your faithfulness and salvation.

I do not conceal your love and your truth from the great assembly.
(Psalm 40:9-10)

The following is a written prayer directly from my journal. I wrote it within 48 hours of my sister suddenly passing away. I had no intention of writing it here.
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My sister passed away suddenly this morning. But she will rise! Come Lord Jesus!

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Post-script (2 weeks later):

It is strange how things happen. I had been planning to make a blog for some time to share my Christian journey. When I finally created it one morning (with no posts), literally an hour later, tragedy struck my family. What I wrote above, and in the next few posts was raw and cathartic, unplanned and real. I hadn’t anticipated that the first posts of my writing would be so tragic.

The night my sister died, my family prayed for a miracle. As I knelt next to her and held her hand, I prayed that God would bring her back to life. We fasted food and water and wept and prayed for a miracle, just as King David did for his son.

The rest of our story is here – Is It Wrong To Believe In Miracles?