The Death of a Loved One
15 August 2021 PM – Genesis 23 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs
Introduction: The words of Frank E. Graeff’s hymn, Does Jesus Care, are a comfort to the soul when a loved one passes on. “Does Jesus care when my heart is pained Too deeply for mirth or song; As the burdens press, and the cares distress, And the way grows weary and long? Does Jesus care when I’ve said goodbye To the dearest on earth to me, And my sad heart aches till it nearly breaks— Is it aught to Him? does He see? O yes, He cares – I know He cares! His heart is touched with my grief; When the days are weary, the long nights dreary, I know my Savior cares.” GH, p. 289
Transition: When a loved one dies, there are four helpful facts that we should remember, as found here in Genesis 23.
We should remember the fact that …
Death is Inevitable