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Do YOU Want To Live Forever? (John 5:19-27)Gary McManus, August 6, 2017
Part of the Life With Jesus is Better series, preached at a Sunday Morning service
August 6, 2017 John 5:19-27 (p. 1054 / p.1068)
“DO YOU Want to Live Forever?”
Christians do believe that they will live forever.
Do you recall where in the Bible
it speaks of humans living forever?
Bible says: death is a part of life.
and it has been since the beginning.
Millions of dollars are being spent to
But people have always sought to
Live forever: Ponce de Leon.
And humanity has prolonged life. . .
We Americans have mixed feelings about
living forever or even living a very long time.
Our society (without churches) leaves people
unprepared for death:
Sheryl Sandberg, CEO of Facebook, book:
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience,
and Finding Joy.
Church life helps you live with Jesus and live for Jesus.
Church life helps you deal with life and death.
Bible is more positive about death:
Hebrews 4:10, Isaiah 25:6-8
Death is God’s rest—for those who follow Jesus.
See also: Revelation 21:3-4, 1 Peter 1:3-8,
2 Corinthians 5:1-10, I Thessalonians 4:13-18
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