Life is very precious and a long life is a great gift. Although of course for many ageing is quite a challenge and caring for an ageing relative can be very wearing. And then, sadly many die 'prematurely'. This current life can have many joys, but ultimately in 'ageless' universe, it's just so short,
I'm so relieved that the resurrection of Jesus gives me great hope of a renewed world, expressed in the timeless words of the book of Revelation (from the King James version) chapter 21
Tom Wright (currently Bishop of Durham) is a fine theologian and speaks and writes helpfully on the resurrection. It's not as unbelievable as you may think. Take a look at this very short videoAnd I saw a new heaven, and a new earth: for the first heaven, and the first earth were passed away, and there was no more sea.2 And I John saw the holy City, new Jerusalem coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven, saying, Behold, the Tabernacle of God is with men, and he wil dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himselfe shall be with them, and be their God.4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.