Death was never meant to be apart of our existence. When we read of tragedy in the news or lose loved ones, we're confronted with this true. Death flies in the face of the longing for eternity that God has put in our hearts! In Christ, Death has truly been swallowed up! It has lost its sting! In Christ we have a hope of future glory that we would do well to consider and ponder more often. This morning I want you to be encouraged that whatever trial or hardship you're facing, Heaven is worth it! If we persevere in Christ, the present sufferings we endure pail in comparison to what Christ has prepared for us! Heaven's worth it!