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Preaching your funeral

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Salty, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    Preachers, would you consider pre-taping a video of your funeral service, and have it played upon your arrival at your heavenly home? Hmm preaching your own funeral, very interesting.




    And as ABC said in post # 7 of the linked thread

    "Just stamp my coffin 'Return to Sender,' crank up some lively music, serve the food, and wear comfortable clothes at my request."
     
  2. Johnv

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    I think that would be kinda morbid. A funeral is more for those left behind. I won't care, personally, since I'll be busy at the time.
     
  3. preachinjesus

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    If you want to do this, why not also have your body animatronically controlled to do some fun stuff during the service...that would be a real blast...;)

    actually I think that while my passing will inevitably give some a great time to celebrate, that it would be best for my family to be a sober time of reflection and memory. :)
     
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    I think this would be very unsettling for most family members and friends present, and especially disturbing to children. My grand-daughter would want grand-dad, and how could you explain it to a 3-year old?
     
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    Right-o!




    I think that would be one way to garauntee a tearful service. However, that is not my goal, and I think I can leave whatever last instructions I will have in another (more tasteful?) way.

    I hope this isn't the video shown at my funeral... :tonofbricks:
     
  6. tinytim

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    I told my wife the other night I was going to do this!.. but hopefully by the time I die.. holographic programs will be prevalent... and I can just be there to comfort my loved ones... in holographic form...

    I might even start out by saying, "BOO!" LOL
     
  7. Paul3144

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    That would be creepy. Besides, I'm not a preacher! With that said, I'll be with Christ waiting for the resurrection so I won't care too much. Although, oddly enough, I have thought about what clothes I want to be buried in. I'm thinking my navy blue suit, light blue shirt with French cuffs and my red and blue striped tie.
     
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