No Fear of Death

I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far…
(Philippians 1:23 NIV)

The apostle Paul wasn’t afraid to die. In fact, he desired death, knowing that it would be an opportunity for him to be with Christ, which he tells us is “better by far.” In fact, no one who has ever made a commitment to follow Christ, who is the Resurrection and the Life, has ever been afraid of death. On the contrary, people who reject Jesus are the ones who dread the subject and dread to die. They don’t have the same hope that a believer does. The only way to overcome fear of death is to believe in the One who overcame death and is alive forevermore.

Faith in Christ helps us overcome our fear of death.

The Garden Tomb in Jerusalem

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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