Tag: Death

Psalm 22:1-21, by Pastor Bill Rhetts (the Father forsaking the Son)

In this Psalm we will see the graphic imagery of the pain and anguish that Jesus succumbed to. One scholar said “Approach this Psalm with the utmost solemnity and reverence, because you have probably never stood on holier ground before. You have come to Golgotha where the Good Shepherd is giving His life for the

An Exposition of Psalm 18:1-12 (part 2), by Pastor Bill Rhetts

Tragically last night one of our grandkids passed. And by Gods providence, this teaching that I had prepared earlier in the week, spoke much about “death.” So, every time the Scriptures spoke about the pains (or cords) of death, it got very difficult for me. Nonetheless, as the Scriptures tell, I am thankful I was

The unexpected death of our 23-month-old grandson

These last several days have been a difficult time for my wife, myself, our children, and many family members. Our 23-month-old grandson Lake was admitted into a hospital and was listed in grave condition. Sadly, today Lake succumbed to his medical distress. I am not writing this to invite you to my pity party. Instead,

Ministering to a dying lady in hospice – I’m not omniscient

This is an excerpt from my sermon entitled ‘John 17 – The High Priestly Prayer (preached today @ my Church),’ which can be seen here. I share this applicable story about laboring the Gospel with a 95 year old woman in hospice. It is theological malpractice to tell them they are saved while using John

Kobe Bryant’s Religion & my analysis of Pastor Greg Laurie’s “thoughts” on Kobe – Podcast Eps. #17 🛑❗🛑❗

After watching the world commit unrepented continual idolatry over Kobe’s death, and then seeing Pastor Greg Laurie’s video on Kobe’s death, it’s time to say the following hard truths. Semper Reformanda! Greg Laurie’s aforementioned video can be seen here. To know more about ‘life after death,’ read my Gospel tract here. My article on the heretical