Theology of Death

The Cause of Death

Matt Williams January 11, 2015 Romans 8:20-23

Death is a paradox. The way out of death is through death. We cannot be fully redeemed until we pass through the veil of physical death. Christ himself used dying to defeat …

Death as Gain

Bill White January 18, 2015 Philippians 1:12-26

The challenge that we find in Paul’s words is that death is only gain if, as he says, to live is Christ. Life for Paul was to love Christ and recklessly spend …

Drawing Near: Aging & Suffering

Matt Williams January 25, 2015 Job 12:12

The ideas of aging, suffering, and dying are a work in and of themselves—something that God has called us to embrace. With the decay inherited in Genesis 1 comes the spiritual work …

Death's Sting: Grief & Mourning

Matt Williams February 02, 2015 1 Corinthians 15:54-57

Grief and mourning bring a fresh look at the gospel for us. Walking the line of despair is a journey to know God in a newer, greater way. Instead of being detached …

Living in Light of Death

Chris Curtis February 08, 2015 2 Timothy 4:5-8

Despite his suffering and confusion, Paul stayed faithful and trusting. And in the face of death he knows that there is a reward, “the crown of righteousness,” awaiting him. This reward is …

Death Swallowed Up

Matt Williams February 12, 2015 2 Corinthians 5:4-5

Understanding God’s sovereignty over death means that we can trust him with the difficult questions. The pain of loss is hardly removed, but there is peace to be found in trusting that …

Resources

Aging
Grieving Well
My Death is Not My Own