Streets of Gold
A tribute to our brothers and sisters who have gone home.
These are those who shared our vision and with whom we shared the road. We knew them and loved them and now eagerly anticipate seeing them again on streets of gold (Revelation 21:21).
Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed; in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality. When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: “Death has been swallowed up in victory. Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” (1 Corinthians 15:51-55)
These are the ones that cause us to stop and reflect and for those who think they have all the time in the world we say,“What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” (James 4:14) Therefore, “…seek first his kingdom