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Calvin on the Significance of Burial Rites as Testifying to the Resurrection

Spices and other symbols of immortality also looked to the very same end as sacrifices to mitigate the obscurity of teaching under the law. It was not superstition that gave rise to this practice, since as we see the Spirit no less attentive to the burial rites about to be narrated than to the chief mysteries of the faith. 225 more words

Institutes Of The Christian Religion

In the Deep of Darkened Keep

In coffin dark and deep I lay,
Awake to know and in dismay
As two lovers hover and play
And say, ‘I love you, too,’ 198 more words


At the Death of a Christian Brother or Sister

O Lord God, Lord of life and death,
you turn man to dust and say,
“Return, O children of men,”
we give you thanks for all the mercies… 111 more words

Christian Prayer

Incomplete Records at Cemetery Cause Grave Error

PACIFIC, Mo. (KMOX) – The family of a woman buried in the wrong grave is hoping to get her dug up soon and moved to a new spot. 237 more words


Grave Hardship: 4 Ghastly Challenges of Dying in Greece

The saying that nothing is as certain as death and taxes applies to Greece. Of course, the funeral business is more lucrative than taxes as the bereaved are in no position to protest while being tricked out of small fortunes by the state, church and funeral offices. 671 more words


Chandler, the girl's funeral

Joey, the baby daddy, attended. As did, Jodie, the honourary dog auntie. Mattie, the honourary hamster auntie, did not attend. She is buried with a her favourite part of the cage to chew.


Helping Your Child Deal with the Loss of a Pet

For many children their first experience with death will be the death of the family pet. Regardless of the reasons for the pet’s death, children can be overwhelmed by the loss and will need guidance as they go through the grieving process. 534 more words