Years ago there was a well-known pastor by the name of Dr. Campbell Morgan and he had in the church a woman who had just given birth to a baby. But because of complications that set in at the time of birth although the baby was alive and well the woman was dying. One morning, Dr. Morgan received a call that said she was only expected to live a matter of moments and requested that he be there. So Dr. Morgan went to the hospital room and when he walked in, the doctor walked in behind him. So Dr. Morgan stepped to the corner of the room and let the doctor take care of his patient when all of a sudden, the woman started to scream. "I want my baby. I want my baby. I want to take my baby with me." Now the doctor looked at her and said, "Ma’am, now your baby is in the most loving arms. The people you want to have it have it. But there is no way you can take that baby with you. The gate through which you must pass, you must pass through alone." At that point, Dr. Morgan, unable to control his emotion, walked up to the doctor, put his arm on his shoulder and pulled him away from that woman and he said, "Don’t you dare tell that woman that. That woman is a believer in Jesus Christ. So if you speak to her tell her the truth. The gate through which she must pass is wide enough for two - both she and her Savior. And the one who has led her all through life will not desert her now."
There is a gate. Sooner or later all of us have to pass through it. It may be expected or unexpected. But it you trust Christ, that gate will be wide enough for two - you and your Savior. And the One who has led you all through life will not desert you then and where He is, there you will be also.
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