Eulogy for Houston “Phil” Phelps

Houston “Phil” Phelps
September 5, 1932 — January 28, 2014

The funeral service for Houston “Phil” Phelps was held at the Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta, Georgia on February 1, 2014. The following message was delivered by Rev. Warren Gardner.

The Witness of God’s Word Regarding Death and God’s Promise of Eternal Life

Let us seek God’s presence through prayer:

“O Lord God, we petition you to make your presence known among us. 

You have identified yourself to us in so many ways: as the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the Lord God Almighty, The Lord who Provides, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ and among many others — the God of All Comfort.  What comfort to know that there is life after death!  What a kindness that the Lord Jesus has gone to prepare a place for those who put their trust in Him!  What love that this is all made possible by the Lord Jesus’ sacrifice of Himself for our sin and His continual prayers in Heaven on behalf of those who trust in Him!  Continue reading