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"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes has eternal life"

John 6:47
I Kings 19:4-8; Psalm 34:2-9; Ephesians 4:30-5:2; John 6:41-51

What does Jesus tell us about Eternal Life?

One of the things tourists in New England often do is visit some of the eighteenth-century churchyard cemeteries. The people who cut the gravestones knew that many would see them because strolling through the cemetery on a Sunday afternoon was one of the customs of the time. Consequently, a great deal of effort went into inscribing the epitaphs on the gravestones. The most common epitaph used was imported from Europe and translated into these words:

Behold and see as you pass by,
as you are now, so once was I.
As I am now, so you will be.
Prepare for death and follow me.

Underneath one, someone wrote:

 To follow you, I’m not content,
Until I learn of where you went.

Many of the epitaphs are humorous, whether they were intended so or not. For example, we have this:

On the…

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