Lesson 3 of4
In Progress

Grieving the Loss of a Spouse

Background Scripture:

Revelation 22:20
He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!

Podcast Sections:

06:11       Jeff talks about his wife and her death
17:00      Discussions as her cancer progressed
20:49     Wrestling with loss, conversations with God
27:14      Advice for dealing with those with a loss
28:31      “Lord Jesus, come quickly” is more Jeff’s attitude since the loss of his wife
29:31      Options when you lose someone close
31:06      Loss is something each of us encounters
31:40      Turning even more to Jesus
33:17      What would the spouse that has died want for you
35:24     Words for someone still struggling with loss
36:46     Returning to church can be difficult

  • Question 01
    How might the loss of a spouse change one’s conversations with God?
  • Question 02
    What do you think about Jeff’s habit of sitting at his wife’s grave as often as possible to visit? (22:26)
  • Question 03
    Jeff’s attitude has turned even more to “Lord Jesus, come quickly.” (Rev 22:20, Rev 3:11) Have you seen that attitude among those who have suffered loss of a loved one?
  • Question 04
    Discuss Jeff’s list of options when you lose someone close. (29:31)
  • Question 05
    Perhaps you’ve known someone who changed congregations after loss of a loved one, saying it was hard to be there. Compare that approach with Jeff’s attitude. (36:46)