Ask a Pastor Column
January 6, 2022
Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions
Q: Knowing my days are numbered, where in the Bible can I find comfort and the courage to accept my death?
A: Probably one of the best passages for overcoming the fear of death is 1 Corinthians 15:20-58 (especially vv. 50-58), which describes Christ’s victory over death and the grave on behalf of those who believe.
I especially like verses 54-57 that describe death as a defeated enemy and a conquered foe. Death is rightly terrifying for many (Luke 16:19-31), but believers in Christ can rest in the promise that Jesus Christ has defeated...