All Are Alive!

... He is God, not of the dead, but of the living

Luke 20:38
2 Maccabees 7:1-2,9-14; Psalms 17:1,5-6,8,15; 2 Thessalonians 2:16-3:5; Luke 20:27-38

A professional football quarterback once described Heaven as a place where “all your forward passes are completed.” (A hellish situation it might be added for a defensive back whose job it is to knock down the quarterback’s forward passes).

Many years ago, a tough-minded realist named Susan Ertz made an interesting observation. “Millions,” she claimed, “long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.”

The statement holds some truth but she might also have noted that those millions who long for immortality are as likely to do so on a Sunday as on any other day of the week.

Mankind’s hunger for immortality has never been restricted to this or that day…

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