In the last movie of the Lord of the Rings trilogy “The Return of the King,” there is a scene where a man is dying of his wounds, and his daughter runs to his side. As she places her face over his, he fixes his eyes on her, and in the midst of his shock and pain, his bearded face breaks into a smile, his eyes brighten, and he says, “I know that face!” He experiences great joy at the appearing of his child.
Today we grieve over the loss of a child whose face we never saw, whose form we could not recognize, but I want you leave you with this image in your minds. When that baby’s eyes were opened for the first time, they saw the glory of God. When those ears heard for the first time, they heard angels...Continue reading this sermon illustration (Free with PRO)