“The First Christian Dies” / A Memorable Fancy #116

He is surely saved, old Mordechai, a peaceful man, loved God, gave bread sure that he would never die, but taken up alive one day as the Lord foretold.

Perhaps he was too good to have to wait; perhaps he is in Heaven’s hold even now.

But – other Christians are old and sick; they wonder why the Lord has not come for them.

Let us say, of Mordechai, “He sleeps.”

 

 

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