The pastor asked several members of his congregation to get up in front of church, spread their arms out wide and form a line facing us.
Then he called a small girl from her seat and asked if she would place her hand out flat and squeeze it in somewhere near the middle of that human chain.
The pastor then explained that the chain formed by the arms represented eternity and the little child’s hand represented our life.
Pointing to the chain on one side of the child’s hand, he said that this end represented the life that went on forever, before we were born, and the chain on the other side of her hand, represented life that goes on forever after we die.
That was an eye-opener me. You mean there was all that before my life and, there’ll be a whole lot after it – here on this earth and forever after?
If you’re anything like me, you may be a bit ...
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