I would love to discover how God might be glorified if we could flip the script from focusing on death to declaring boldly, "Take off the grave clothes
and let the church go
He added that among health endowments are the one forleprosy patients which focuses on providing those patients withmedical quarantines and supplying them with food and drug; another for sticks endowment which aims at buying sticks for blinds,a third for Aflaj endowment, and another for grave clothes
This reminds me of the empty grave clothes vacated by the Lord Jesus on that first Easter morning.
The Disciples realised the empty grave clothes were silent testimony of Resurrection life emerging from the powerful bondage of death.
The other disciple not only arrives first at the tomb, he also believes first, even though Peter actually enters the tomb first and studies its abandoned grave clothes
There they were, wherever you looked, whether in Montgomery or Birmingham or Selma, nameless, anonymous men and women--heroes and sheroes--who not only turned the White South and the White North upside down but who also turned themselves upside down, casting off the grave clothes
of segregation and walking the American earth as men and women, not because it was written in some law but because it was written in their hearts.
Lazarus in his grave clothes
had nothing on the ability of sovereigntists to cause the kind of stink that lets them rise and fight again.
He first folded up his grave clothes
and put them properly in their proper place.
His ignorant followers had proclaimed that they had seen Lazarus walking out of the grave,clad in his grave clothes