The Reason Heaven Is Heaven

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In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.

John 14:2-3

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Epilogue (from the soon to be released book: Love Like Jesus)

Holding Moms HandToday’s post is the last from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 31: Love Like Jesus–Jesus And Your Resurrection. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year.

Epilogue

Inspiration for this short passage of fiction was drawn mainly from three sources: James Joyce’s famous short story, The Dead, Luke 11:5-13 (which I would encourage you to read before reading this epilogue), and my wife Kathy and my personal experiences caring for her mom during the last nine months of her battle with Lewy Body Dementia.

There was a time when I had earned my mother-in-law’s lasting enmity. And I felt the same about her. It was so bad that

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Love Like Jesus–Jesus And Your Resurrection: Chapter 31

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“Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.”
Ephesians 5:14

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Love Like Jesus–Die Like Jesus: Chapter 30

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“. . . nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.”

Matthew 26:39

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Surviving A Life Of Loving Like Jesus: Chapter 29

 

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Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 28: Love Like Jesus — Fast Like Jesus. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year.

When they heard these things, all in the synagogue were filled with wrath. And they rose up and drove him out of the town and brought him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they could throw him down the cliff. But passing through their midst, he went away.

(Mark 2:16-17)

Surviving Power

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Love Like Jesus–Fast Like Jesus: Chapter 28

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“The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast in those days.”

Luke 5:35

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Love Like Jesus–Make Friends With Money: Chapter 27

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The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these things, and they ridiculed him.

Luke 16:14

 

 

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