10:11-16 (I am the good shepherd)

John 11:21-27 (I am the resurrection and the life)


(C) FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT

Romans 8:34-39 (Nothing can separate us from the Love of God).

1 Corinthians 15:20-26 (The resurrection of the dead).

1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-44, (The Resurrection Body).

1 Cor. 15:50-58 (The trumpet will sound and the dead will be raised).

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 (We will be caught up in the air).

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 (He will come like a thief in the night).

1 John 3:1-2 (We shall be like him)

Revelation 7:9-17 (God shall wipe away all tears)

Rev. 21:2-7 (There shall be no more death, mourning or crying)

Revelation 22:1-5 (There will be no more night)


4. THE LORD’S PRAYER
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Let us join together in saying the Lord’s Prayer


Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory
for ever and ever. Amen.


5. AT THE GRAVESIDE
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The minister and undertaker lead the procession from the hearse to the grave.

Hymn: The minister may decide on singing a full hymn or selected verses. .

THE COMMITTAL

In the midst of life we are in death;
of whom may we seek for succor,
but of thee, O Lord.
Who for our sins art justly displeased?

Yet, O Lord God most holy, O Lord most mighty,
O holy and most merciful Savior,
deliver us not into the bitter pains of eternal death.

Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts;
shut not thy merciful ears to our prayer;
but spare us, Lord most holy, O God most mighty,
O holy and merciful Savior,
thou most worthy Judge eternal.
Suffer us not, at our last hour,
through any pains of death, to fall from thee.


OR THIS ...

All that the Father giveth me shall come to me;
and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.

He that raised up Jesus from the dead
will also give life to our mortal bodies,
by his Spirit that dwelleth in us.

Wherefore my heart is glad, and my spirit rejoiceth;
my flesh also shall rest in hope.

Thou shalt show me the path of life;
in thy presence is the fullness of joy,
and at thy right hand there is pleasure for evermore.


THEN, WHILE THE EARTH IS CAST UPON THE COFFIN (OR LEAVE THE CHURCH TO BE
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CREMATED), the Minister says these words:
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“Forasmuch as it has pleased our Heavenly Father, of His great Mercy, to take unto Himself our beloved brother / sister “(.............................................