It also shows WHAT DEATH IS. In another disaster last month a church bus is swept away in a Texas flood. The children climbed trees, got on top of the bus, and held on for dear life. A helicopter dropped a rope to a 12 year old girl. On the way up her little grip fails and she starts to slip. Before she plunges to her death, she calls out to her friends in the nearby tree, "I will see you in heaven. Tell my mama and daddy I love them.” That precious child had hope and her mama and daddy have hope, that one day, at death or the return of Jesus their family will be reunited. He will say to each of His people, Come home my child! Come home my friend! We who walk with God are not swallowed up by the ground we are taken up.