Dying For Company

James said that pure religion is visiting the orphans and widows in their affliction (James 1:27), so how can you begin a nursing home ministry in order to practice “pure religion?”Reasons for a Ministry Every ministry that Jesus commanded the church to do is laid down in Scripture; from the Great Commission (Matt 28:18-20; Acts 1:8) to the admonition to care for the poor and to feed the flock. Jesus said His body will be visiting the sick, those in prison, making strangers feel welcomed, an … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses to Read to the Dying

 Ministry is hard, but one of the hardest situations a person can find themselves in during a lifetime of ministry is ministering to people who are dying. Not much explanation has to be done as to why this is; just visualize the scene. Someone gets diagnosed with a terminal illness, an elderly woman or man is on their deathbed, or even children who end up in the hospital with only weeks left to live. For the most part, they know they are dying so it can be difficult to speak with them due to … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Death? A Bible Study

What does the Bible say about death?  What happens immediately after death?  Where do believers and unbelievers go after death?Statistics on Death Have you ever heard this?  The statistics on death are quite impressive…one out of every one die.  Death and taxes are said to be the only sure things in life but is that true?  If a person dies, do they live again?  Job asked this question (John 14:14) and he seemed certain that indeed, they will live again.  Job believed he would and said “I kno … [Read more...]