The living can’t feast on death things. Only the dead can feast on the dead. The lives of those who are in the world will be destroyed while the lives of those who are in God will abide forever.
The way we worship reflects what is going on in our hearts. Our worship should be approached with open ears and thoughtful words and followed by actions.
Death comes to all of us: rich and poor. We need to continually remind ourselves that we were created to enjoy life now, but because of sin we can’t. Finding fulfilment in Christ is the source of joy in this life.
Conversion is a matter of regeneration. It is not “become a better person” or “try not to sin.” It is to be a new created person. It is to come from death to life. That is what a true convert—a true believer—is. We see this