Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jan 27, 2014
Two passages of scripture in this case from the NLT as the family were not versed in scripture, for use at the grave side prior to the committal of the departed body to the earth. . To display the hope of the departed and our hope in our Lord.
Paul in his second letter to the church at Corinth [chapter 5:1-9 NLT] wrote the words.
“For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God