What Will You Leave Behind? During every funeral sermon I remind the audience that funeral sermons are the things we leave behind pdf the living, not the dead. Words spoken in the hour of death can encourage the living to remain faithful to the Lord. Acts 9:36 tells us of Dorcas, a woman “full of good works and charitable deeds.
While at Joppa, she grew sick and died. The disciples washed her and placed her in an upper room. This godly woman was remembered what she left behind. Revelation 14:13 says our works will follow us.
Why do so many people get all wrapped up with “possessions”? Jesus asked, “What is a man profited if he gains the whole world, and loses his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul? What would you gain if you had the whole world?