I had my first experience of the death of someone I actually knew, with Covid-19
How to respond? Jesus helps us in John 11 as he faces the death of Lazarus.
Jesus weeps at the tomb. It is right to grieve and mourn death in the breaking of contact, and all it symbolises about the broken sinful world we live in.
Jesus says in John 11 verse 25 ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die;
We grieve with hope