“Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise” -Luke 23:43
I have had a hard time focusing on this thought. It has been said that being absent from the body is being present with the Lord. How hard is it to believe this when you are not sure if the person is “saved” or a believer?
When my grandmother died I was devisated. In her death as well as that I wasn’t here when it happened. God provided a way for me to get here, I was in WI at the time. And they kept her breathing tube in until I got here. I was with her when she took her last breath.
When I arrived I asked for ten minutes alone with her. I didn’t really get it, but they tried. It was really only a few minutes.
I wanted to tell her one last time of the gospel of Jesus. (more…)