It may seem for all the world as though death is the end of love. But it is not so. In Christ, love never ends (1 Cor. 13:8).
In the end, no matter how hard you work to avoid it, death towers over you and remorselessly says, “I win. I always do.” And what are you to say?
During Lent, we stare the awful truth of death directly in the face and contemplate anew the depth of our sin and the magnitude of Christ’s salvation.
The Lutheran Confessions give us a firm place to stand as we consider the world in all its complexity.
Several references tell of Luther’s great struggle – the struggle we all face in times of death.
This issue of “The Lutheran Witness” explores suffering, dying, death and comfort in light of Christ and His cross.
While transhumanists hope to prolong life by halting aging processes, they can’t make sure the parachute opens when you try sky-diving on your 650th birthday.