Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Tuesday's Question...

"If there were only 3 words that could be said of you
at YOUR funeral,
What would you want those 3 words to be?"  

Took me awhile to really come up with just 3 words.
I first thought of...

"Saved by Grace"

Then for fun...

"The Colonel's Wife"

But in reality, the 3 words I want said at my funeral are...

"All her life..."

as in...

All her life she followed Jesus.




Please leave me a comment and let me know!  

26 comments:

  1. "Loved Her Savior". I love that picture, btw! ANd my hub would probably say: SHe killed him...lol. We joke about this stuff all the time.Have a blessed day, Lois!

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  2. Good question! I just went to a funeral visitation last night.

    The very first thing I thought of was She Trusted Jesus. But I also like Walked By Faith. :)

    Have a wonderful day, Lois!

    Hugs and Blessings,
    Tammy

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  3. Good morning....I like your answer, but I think I would go with...She knew Jesus.

    Have a wonderful day!!

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  4. "She looked great!" Just kidding Lois. I hope my life will reflect my love for the Lord and His love for me. I hope someone will have a pleasant memory in their life because of something I did or said. Instead of the the opposite. Good question.
    Debbie

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  5. good question! I'm thinking: "Safe with Him"

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  6. He loved God....

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  7. My first thought before I even read yours was "saved by grace." Or another would be "a good person". "Loved her family" would be the ones that my family would choose for me, I think. Any of these would suit me fine!

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  8. AW Tozer is buried in Akron,OH (near us) in a small, unpretentious grave. His headstone reads simply: A Man of God.

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  9. Love this Lois! .... I need more words....lol..... ~loved her God~
    Thanks for this thought provoking post. I will be thinking more today about what will actually be said.~smile~
    Sue

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  10. Great question, Lois!
    I like your suggestions and I'd probably go with, 'Saved by Christ'
    but it's a tough one to settle in 3 words!
    Blessings
    Christine

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  11. New Address--Heaven

    Now attendees might say
    Who was she?
    Looks great, considering
    We'll miss her
    Was so tenderhearted
    A good friend
    Can we go?
    Marti

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  12. Wow! What a heavy topic to discuss. Definitely takes some thought for sure. I think I would like something along the lines of 'Child of God', or 'With our Father'.

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  13. Without a doubt "woman of faith" is what I hope would be said.

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  14. Lois, consider I am reading this when I am tired I keep thinking....going, going, gone....and that is not even funny....I feel like I need more than 3 words ..but probably Child of God!

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  15. I came over to see you because I loved what you posted on Cheryl's page today.

    Three words? "Friend of God" or "Lived for Jesus"

    So nice to meet you!

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  16. All the above answers are great and well thought out. The three words I would like to think some would say is, "She led by example" or another,"se strove to be Christlike".

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  17. "She loves the Lord", ah that's four words. But it's true!

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  18. God's grace saves - that is the one for me.

    sandie

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  19. What a great question....love thinking on this one for awhile. I have to agree - my first thought was "Saved by Grace" and is probably my favorite. But I could also be happy with "Reborn. Reunited. Rejoicing." or "Kept the Faith" or even "Let Eternity Begin" :)

    Hope you are having a great Tuesday! Loved reading all the other comments.

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  20. Mine would be "She Loved Big"......


    Hopefully our funerals won't come that soon! :)

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  21. I too would want my three words to speak of my deep love of Christ. That I walked beside my sweet Savior. :o) And then my love for my husband and children. I suppose that is more than three words isn't it? ;)

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  22. Hmmmmm....tie.
    "She's finally home"
    or
    "She lived big"

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