More and more as I share on this topic, I realize that our entire society is predicated on a culture of death. We are all horrified at what we see taking place with ISIS and other terrorists across the globe and even here in the U.S., but they only represent the extreme aspect of this culture of death -- and the Fear of Death -- that pervades our society.
After returning on Monday from a 4,800 mile (driving) business trip that took me to several places in Texas, and an opportunity to minister in James Matchett's fellowship in Fort Worth on Sunday, my physical body has been playing catch up with the missed rest and sleep but my spirit has been absolutely fired up! I saw and heard things in our various business meetings which have prompted me to take a different approach today in dealing with the Fear of Death.
I like days like today. You wake up in the morning, the presence of the Lord is there, it’s kind of like Dr. Luther Mieir used to say, “Good Morning, Lord! Sure glad you’re here.”
When we began this series, we opened up with the initiating place for the families of fear at the time of the temptation of Eve and Adam's subsequent partaking of the fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, and the consequences that followed.