Daniel 12:1-3; Psalms 16:5,8-11; Hebrews 10:11-14,18; Mark 13:24-32
A medical doctor tells this moving story of a wonderful Christian mother and her five-year-old son who was in the hospital dying of a painful cancer:
One morning, before the mother arrived at the hospital, a nurse heard the little boy saying, “I hear the bells! I hear the bells! They’re ringing!” Over and over that morning nurses and staff heard him.
When the mother arrived she asked one of the nurses how her son was doing, and the nurse replied, “Oh, he’s hallucinating today. It’s probably the medication. He’s not making sense. He keeps on saying he hears bells.”
Then that beautiful mother’s face came alive with understanding, and as she drew near to the nurse she said, “He’s not hallucinating and he’s not out of his head because of any medicine. I told him weeks ago that when the pain in his chest got bad and it was hard to breathe, it meant he was going to leave us. It…