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  1. 1. Ecclesiastes 9:5 The living atleast know they will die, but thedead know nothing. They have nofurther reward, nor are theyremembered.
  2. 2. 1. Care in the midst of chaos.
  3. 3. Mark 5:40 The crowd laughed at him. But hemade them all leave, and he took the girl’sfather and mother and his three disciples intothe room where the girl was lying. 41Holdingher hand, he said to her, “Talitha koum,”which means “Little girl, get up!” 42And thegirl, who was twelve years old, immediatelystood up and walked around! They wereoverwhelmed and totally amazed.
  4. 4. Mark 5:35 While he was still speaking to her,messengers arrived from the home of Jairus,the leader of the synagogue. They told him,“Your daughter is dead. There’s no usetroubling the Teacher now.” 36But Jesusoverheard them and said to Jairus, “Don’t beafraid. Just have faith.”
  5. 5. *Family issues *Financial issues*Faith issuesHebrews 11:35 … They placed theirhope in a better life after theresurrection.
  6. 6. 2. Compassion in the midstof catastrophe.
  7. 7. Luke 7:11 Soon afterward Jesus went with his disciples tothe village of Nain, and a large crowd followed him. 12Afuneral procession was coming out as he approached thevillage gate. The young man who had died was a widow’sonly son, and a large crowd from the village was with her.13When the Lord saw her, his heart overflowed withcompassion. “Don’t cry!” he said. 14Then he walked overto the coffin and touched it, and the bearers stopped.“Young man,” he said, “I tell you, get up.” 15Then the deadboy sat up and began to talk! And Jesus gave him back tohis mother.
  8. 8. *Compassion- (even in destruction).Ezekiel 33:11 As surely as I live, says theSovereign Lord, I take no pleasure in thedeath of wicked people. I only want themto turn from their wicked ways so theycan live. Turn! Turn from yourwickedness, O people of Israel! Whyshould you die?
  9. 9. Malachi 4:1 The Lord of Heaven’sArmies says, “The day of judgment iscoming, burning like a furnace. On thatday the arrogant and the wicked will beburned up like straw. They will beconsumed—roots, branches, and all.
  10. 10. Revelation 20:9 And I saw them asthey went up on the broad plain ofthe earth and surrounded God’speople and the beloved city. Butfire from heaven came down on theattacking armies and consumedthem.
  11. 11. Huh?
  12. 12. Huh?1. One historic Protestant view of Hell is expressed inthe Westminster Confession (1646): "but the wicked,who know not God, and obey not the gospel of JesusChrist, shall be cast into eternal torments, andpunished with everlasting destruction from thepresence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power."(Chapter XXXIII, Of the Last Judgment)
  13. 13. Huh?www.______.comAbout Eternity -Man was created to exist forever.He will either exist eternally separated from Godby sin or in union with God through forgivenessand salvation. To be eternally separated from Godis hell. To be eternally in union with him is eternallife. Heaven and hell are places of eternalexistence
  14. 14. 3. Confrontation in themidst of crisis.
  15. 15. John 11:33 When Jesus saw her weeping and sawthe other people wailing with her, a deep angerwelled up within him, and he was deeply troubled.34“Where have you put him?” he asked them.They told him, “Lord, come and see.” 35ThenJesus wept. 36The people who were standingnearby said, “See how much he loved him!” 43Then Jesus shouted, “Lazarus, come out!” 44Andthe dead man came out, his hands and feet boundin grave clothes, his face wrapped in a head cloth.Jesus told them, “Unwrap him and let him go!”
  16. 16. 1 Corinthians 15:54 Then, when ourdying bodies have been transformedinto bodies that will never die, thisScripture will be fulfilled: “Death isswallowed up in victory. 55O death,where is your victory? O death, whereis your sting?”
  17. 17. CommitmentRomans 6:3 Or have you forgotten that when wewere joined with Christ Jesus in baptism, we joinedhim in his death? 4For we died and were buried withChrist by baptism. And just as Christ was raised fromthe dead by the glorious power of the Father, now wealso may live new lives.
  18. 18. Psalm 49:15 But as forme, God will redeem mylife. He will snatch me fromthe power of the grave.
  19. 19. Baby Noah