“Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.” – John 12:24
“The last enemy to be destroyed is death...Death is swallowed up in victory.” – 1 Corinthians 15:26, 54
"The greater the sin, the greater the mercy, the deeper the death and the brighter the rebirth.” - C. S. Lewis
"This story...has the very taste of primary truth." - J. R. R. Tolkien

Monday, April 6, 2009

A Deeper Knowledge of God’s Love

And all this can be accomplished only by passing through and rising above suffering and evil. When we see God face to face in heaven, when we see the Lamb of God on his throne, reigning as King of Kings and Lord of Lords, what we see will be so much more beautiful and glorious than what we would have seen without passing through evil and suffering and without knowing God because of what he did in a broken world. In his love he gave himself to redeem it:

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