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Fear of Death
Fear of Life is fear of death
Tue April 7 2020  1:34pmFaith/Philosophy

. . .that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil. And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.   (Hebrews 2:14b,15)

A blessed Holy Week, and a Joyful Easter to all who read this.


Don't panic!!

Panic over COVID-19 is growing along curious lines. Those who are closing their shops and offices (and churches) and hiding in their houses or behind surgical masks are generally the rich, the educated, and the elite. At least where I live, most folks who have to work for a living are trying to go about their daily business as usual. Is there a connection between affluence & pride, and fear of death?


Empty Tomb

There is certainly a connection between fear of Life and fear of death. Those who promote contraception, abortion, sterilization, and population control are most likely to fear their own death. Those who are in panic over the Overpopulation Myth are, ironically, also in panic over COVID-19.

This is to be expected, is it not? Perhaps people are afraid of death because, deep down, they fear what awaits them afterward. (cf. Mt.10:28)

But fear of God and of his righteous judgment, when embraced, delivers us from lesser fears. Jesus broke through death and empowers all who follow him to live Life fully, free of fear. May we thus turn to the Lord and beg him as did his disciples, "Lord, increase our faith." (Lk.17:5) Or, the fearful believer who cried, "Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief." (Mk.9:24)

  
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3 comments:

Lenore Fri Apr 10  7:56am
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St.Vincent dePaul said, those who love the poor lives will be full of sunshine, and they will have no fear of death---why should we, eye has not seen, ear has not heard or the mind of man comprehend what God has in store for those who love Him (that mansion in heaven that He has prepared for us for all eternity).
Jerry Wed May 6  11:41am
J
Still don't see how the massive closing of Catholic churches is anything but faithlessness and mortally sinful on the part of the clergy.

Or, perhaps this is further proof that what we are seeing is the end of the Age of the Gentiles? Perhaps even a further fulfillment of the prophecies in Daniel 8:11-13, 11:31, and 12:11 (the taking away of the daily sacrifice)?
Lenore Sun May 17  6:43pm
L
They can never take away the Sacrifice.

 
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein

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