Shocking Death Of Kobe Bryant
Death has a way of suddenly appearing and stealing away loved ones.
May the souls of Kobe Bryant, his daughter and all the others who died in the tragic helicopter crash rest in peace.
Although I am not a basketball fan, I cannot help but feeling shocked and saddened by the sudden death of this basketball legend and his daughter along with seven other passengers.
May God have mercy upon the family of the decease and be with them in this tragic circumstances.
I pause today from my ususal blogging posts to join the nations in mourning their untimely death.
CNN Breaking News – What we know about the others on board the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant.
Bible verses to comfort in times of death and tragedy.
26 The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
27 For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him.
51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
56 The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.
57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord. (1 Corinthians 15: 26-27, 53-58)
For the Lord will not cast off for ever: But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies. For he doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men. (Lamentations 3:31-33)
That then the Lord thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the Lord thy God hath scattered thee.
4 If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the Lord thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee:
5 And the Lord thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.
6 And the Lord thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live. (Deuteronomy 30:3-6)
Please post your favourite bible verses in the comment section below to help comfort those who are grieving the loss of a loved one.
Thank you and God bless you.
Lets us pray for the family and friends of these precious beloved ones.