Funeral of Mika Schmunk (burial)
MC Nico Bosman
Song sung by DSS learners
I’ve got so much to thank Him for so much to praise Him for
You see, He has been so good to me
When I think of what He’s done and where He has brought me from
I’ve got so much to thank Him for.
When I look around and see the good things that He’s done for me
I know I’m unworthy of them all
And His blessings He freely gives I owe my whole life to Him
I’ve got so much to thank Him for.
And sometimes while on this way I kneel, and I stop and say
Lord, thank you for all You’ve given me
Then one day I’ll reach Heaven’s shore, oh please, let me kneel once more
I’ve got so much to thank Him for.
There is a reason for this song. A few hours before Mika passed away, Nikon came home from break at school and sang this song for Mika. Mika’s face beamed. A while later, while he was vomiting, just before he passed away, his mother heard him saying something, it was the words of this song: I’ve got so much to thank Him for – He’s been so good to me.
We welcome everyone this morning - friends, family, brothers and sisters in the Lord. We are thankful that your presence could make this a special day. We are especially thankful for those who have come from far. We have friends from Armenia who had planned a visit to Mika before and we are very thankful that they can be here. There are friends from Germany and France. Thank you UMtwana for being here. It is an honour. Others have joined this service via livestream from all over the world - Artur’s brother and two sisters we are thankful that they can be with us and we pray that the Lord will give you strength. Mika loved his uncles and aunts and they loved him.
I have a very difficult task this morning – to share snippets of Mika’s life and keep it short. There is so much that the Lord has done over the last 2½ years that I could speak at length. In this period, there were difficult times - challenges, tears, nights with very little sleep – we do not deny. But overshadowing the challenges were blessings upon blessings. The Lord visited us. We could see Him at work. He touched the lives of everyone around him. He left an impression on our lives that brought us closer to God. It is our prayer that you will experience part of that blessing this morning. When a person falls sick, we want to pray that the person is healed and then we will say that the Lord is good. But the Lord, in His perfect plan, wants to show us something different, that will be beneficial to us. I would like to say ‘a bigger blessing’ than healing.
We would like to share that ‘bigger blessing’ and we hope that you will experience that same blessing. In the little booklet on the benches is a little piece that Mika wrote about miracles. Miracles upon miracles – that is what we saw. That is what we want to hold onto and take with us.
Mika loved singing and when he was asked what he would like to sing he would say, ‘Anything, as long as it is in Zulu.’ He loved Zulu songs and he loved his black brethren.
Mika and I were the same age and we were like twins. When Mika got sick, it was very difficult for me. About three weeks ago, Mika called me. He encouraged me and told me how I should live if I want to see him again in heaven. It really helped me, and I thank the Lord for Mika.
We all thank the Lord for Mika and his example. Despite him being only 11 years old, he passed on so many gems to us. In Matthew 5:8 it says Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God. That was the most important thing for Mika. He wanted to have a pure heart. He had no peace if he knew there was something that stood between him and the Lord. Papa, thank you so much that through your life you showed us how to have a living relationship with the Lord. And that’s why Mika knew how to die. Dolo and Arrie you have set a very high standard for us. Thank you so much for your shining example.
Mika was very thankful and he was kind to everyone. He told us to put all our worries on the altar. And he said to us that he would die because he couldn’t move his hands and feet. Mika was ready to die.
You have given him his heart's desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. 3 For you meet him with rich blessings; you set a crown of fine gold upon his head. 4 He asked life of you; you gave it to him, length of days forever and ever. Psalm 21:2-4
It was clear that when he got sick, he put his life in order. He said, “I must get my spiritual affairs in order”. There were times when he called his cousins, friends, different people and make things right. The last few weeks before he passed away, he called them and give them pearls. He spoke to them about the Lord’s things. When he felt sick, he would draw strength from the Bible. We often found him alone reading the Bible. One day, he could not be found anywhere. After looking all over he was found in the bathroom reading the Bible. He drew strength from God’s word. Yes, Arrie and Dolo gave him everything he needed, but ultimately, he received his strength from God.
About 2/3 weeks before Mika died, spoke to Ella. This is what he said:
Audio clip of Mika Schmunk
You don’t need to be sad. If I die, I am hopefully going to go to a place much better than this, to Heaven. I won’t have any pain or anything up there. It is not so difficult for me. You must just put everything on the altar. I can’t do anything anymore with my hands or my legs, but I’ve given it to the Lord. He has it. Now I am happy because I can still see you and I can still speak and smell and taste. You don’t need to cos I’m still…I’m fine because if the Lord takes me then I am going to Heaven and there everything will be much nicer than it is here and I won’t have any pain up there. I will run and do everything I used to be able to do. I can do much more than I can do here.
It’s the Lord’s will that I am sick. He saw me then He thought I want him to come to Heaven, I want to make him come to Heaven, to my world. It’s His will that I get sick. If it wasn’t the Lord’s will, I wouldn’t be sick. Only the Lord’s will happens. You must accept it and we must put everything on the altar. If He didn’t want to take my legs I could have still been walking and running but He wanted to, so He took them. You must just leave it in His hands and be glad about what He does. Then everything will go the way He wants and everything will go right. You don’t need to be a little bit sad everything just goes well. I don’t need to be scared of anything and He’s helped me where I could have died and then He did something. He’s done lots of miracles already. Sometimes I felt sooo sick and I said, ‘Lord, please help me,’ and He helps me feel better. Now just the last few days I was so sick, and I prayed, ‘Lord, please help me.’ Once I prayed that the Lord helps me and if He does, I will praise Him. And I said, ‘Lord, please help me like that time,’ and then He helped me and I was feeling better. Now I must praise Him. I mustn’t carry on with…you must always thank the Lord for everything He has done and given to you because He does so much. You must count your blessings name them one by one, count your blessings see what God has done, count your blessings name them one by one, count your many blessings see what God has done. (singing)
You must put everything on the altar yourself. I am not the only one who needs to do it, every single one needs to do it. Lots of things can happen to you that are difficult. Maybe if someone…if I’m your friend and I go heaven and you are sad, you must give it to the Lord, put everything on the altar then He will give you joy then you can be glad, you don’t need to be sad anymore. I was really…I was sacred as well, but I put everything on the altar. Now I can’t do anything I can only move my head I can’t move anything but I’m still happy because I put everything on the altar. Even though I can’t do anything, I can still have joy. I can still ask my mom and my dad and others. I can ask others to read the Bible to me. I can still listen to the service. I can still hear and see. I can still talk. I can still smell and eat, I can still taste delicious food, that’s good and I can still think properly and everything. The Lord has given me the things He knows that I still need. Everything that He knows that I don’t need anymore, and He’s given me what He knows I still need. If you put everything on the altar, He will just take what He knows He needs to and He will give you everything you still need.
He knows if it’s too hard for you. The Lord said in the Bible that He won’t give you more that you can bear. You know what that means: He won’t take your eyes, He won’t take my eyes, He won’t make me blind because I am sick if He knows that it is too hard for me. But if He looks and thinks, ‘Ah, Mika won’t be so sad. He will give it to me if I make Him blind,’ then He can make me blind that I can see Him more, that I can see His glory more and that I can come closer to Him, that I enter His kingdom.
The worst is if Judgement Day comes or if the Lord fetches you and you are not ready. He’ll tell His angels, ‘Bind his hands and feet and cast him into hell.’ But if you are His servant and you only live for Him, He’ll say, ‘My good and faithful servant, you have always lived for me, you have always done My will, come with Me into Heaven.’ You will go to heaven, and you will wait for everyone else who isn’t yet there to come so we must put everything on the altar because it will be very dreadful if we can’t go to Heaven, won’t it? If we don’t go to heaven and we go to hell, if we don’t live for the Lord now? You must always do what is right. You must put yourself the lowest. That was the problem with me. I didn’t put myself the lowest, I was a peacock. You always want the best of everything. You always want to be the smartest. You always want to be the fastest. You always want to have the best friends.
You must always live for the Lord and burn for Him and then you’ll bring other people to the Lord. If you live for the Lord, you are like a shining lamp to Him and you’re like a shining lamp to everyone else because you live for Him and others can see he’s living for the Lord, there’s a difference in him. Because you have made your life right and you’ve given everything to the Lord and you can be happy in the Lord now. You don’t need to be scared of anything because if Mika does now, I will see him soon, I will see him in heaven again. If he goes to heaven now and if I go to heaven one day, then we will see each other again. It won’t be long hopefully. We must both live the way, live the life that takes us, we must both walk the narrow route, walk the narrow way to heaven, not the broad way to hell, not the wide path to hell, but the narrow path to heaven. The path to heaven is very hard. Maybe there’s going to be a place where there’s fence that’s only 50cm high, do you know how high that is? Or even lower than that. A bit lower- yes like that and it’s thorns and you need to get under there without touching it, otherwise you die. You need to bow yourself you need to put yourself lower than everyone else, you need to give them first what they want. You must take last. You must be least in everything. If you can’t go under there, then you go to hell. So you must bow yourself, go on your stomach and on your knees and on your face and you must go under there. You must live for the Lord only.
If one horrible word comes out of your mouth, you must make it right quickly. You must try not to say it again. Do you read the Bible every day? You must read the Bible every morning and every night. The Bible is strength. The Bible is your food for every day. If you read your Bible every morning and every day, it can make a big difference and then you read the Bible in the morning and you think of what you read all day. Think, what did I read there? You must let it speak to you and at night if you can’t sleep you can also read the Bible and even if you can sleep you must always read the Bible before you go to bed and when you wake up you can read the Bible and let it encourage you. It helps so much to read the Bible. I can say that because I have experienced it myself. It helps us when we read the Bible.
You must not complain so you must try and be as kind as you can to everyone. You must always visit people. You must visit people who might help you. You can visit GoPapa often. Every day you can visit GoPapa and ask him to pray for you that you can spiritually come closer to the Lord and that you can live like the Lord and for Him. It helps you if people pray for you because they ask the Lord to help you and the Lord answers their prayers, then He’ll help.
So you can just always be glad for everything the Lord has done. See, you don’t need to be scared of anything ‘…don’t need to be sacred of anything dodododumdumdumdum’ (singing) It says, Don’t worry about anything instead…don’t worry about anything, you don’t need to worry about anything but instead you must pray about everything. Tell the Lord about everything – all your worries, you can tell the Lord everything all your worries, you can tell the Lord about everything. Tell God what you need. You need strength to help you, anything, whatever you need, tell Him, tell God what you need. I needed strength because I was lame, I couldn’t walk. I couldn’t use my arms, do you see, like I showed you and I gave it to the Lord. I told Him, “Lord, I need You,” and He helped me.
Thank Him for all He has done. Now He has helped me. See, I am happy. Thank Him for all He has done. Now I must thank Him. If I don’t thank Him, then it’s bad. You have to thank Him for everything He has done for you. This is a very nice verse: Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and our strength. You always go to God, He will give you what you need, He’s your refuge and your strength. He is your power. If you go to war, you can’t do anything, you need the Lord. God is your refuge and strength. God is our refuge and strength. Always ready to help in times of trouble. When you’re sad, ‘Mika’s going to die now and I’m so sad,’ give it to the Lord. God is your refuge and your strength. He’ll give you the strength you need. He is your strength. If you live for Him, He is your strength. You don’t need anything else but His strength and His glory, always ready to help you in times of trouble. Whenever you are in trouble, He will help you then. If you call to Him, God is our refuge and our strength, always ready to help us in times of trouble. He will always help you in times of trouble. We are so so lucky. GoPapa’s done so much for us. Without GoPapa everything would have just been destroyed, the mission would not have existed and without your mom and dad and all our aunts and uncles who have lived for the Lord and Khulu and Gogo who’ve helped the mission together. It’s not an easy job. GoPapa’s gone through lots of suffering. If you live for the Lord, you must take your cross up every day and GoPapa’s carried his cross every day from that day long ago, he’s carried his cross every day and persevered forward and just lived for the Lord. That’s why the Lord blessed us, and He’s given us so much. Look other people don’t have so much. They have it hard. They have a hard life. Where do they get their food from? That’s why it’s the best to have the Lord. The Lord doesn’t steal, He gives. It’s the best to follow Jesus. It’s the best just to do what is His will.
Isn’t that amazing? Now you will understand why we said that the Lord visited us. He would hardly be able to speak and then He would ask for a person to be called and he would speak in this manner, sometimes even for an hour. When it was difficult and he had pain, he would sing. There is still a song that we would like to play that he sang.
Thank you Lord for saving my soul
Thank you Lord for making me whole
Thank you Lord for giving to me
Thy great salvation so rich and free.
The Lord does not show you what will happen, if He did we would say, ‘I will die,’ but when it does happen, He gives you the strength. One day Mika was very sick and Dolo asked him, ‘How are you feeling – are you feeling sick?’ He said, ‘Mama, actually I’m very well. I need to really thank the Lord, He died for me, He died for my sins, He is carrying all my pain and suffering.’
In the little booklet are verses that he wrote down. I will not read them all, but just listen to some of these.
8 It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” Deut 31:8
2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. Psalm 62:2
On Thursday night at about 10 when we thought things were coming to an end, we were together with him, and we sang. It was just before one in the morning that he eventually passed away. The three hours felt like half an hour. And as he was dying, we watched him. I wanted to see what he does, how things will work out? One does not know what is going to happen. How Mika handled it made an impression on me. He just waited for the Lord to fetch him. He knew it. There was no complaining, no crying, like this verse says – I won’t be shaken. He just went through it. The Lord was there with him. This strengthened me - to know that when the Lord takes us through that difficult time, He will also give us what we need. I wish every person could have been there for those three hours. It was something amazing to experience. Aunt Umkhulu and Aunt Eunice also spent the time with us, praying with us. We thank them for their support, not just on that night, but every day – supporting, strengthening, advising and praying for us. We pray that the Lord will bless you abundantly for it.
I thank the Lord for this day. It was my desire to be there when he was so sick. When I heard he was going to pass away, I said, ‘I also want to be there.’ I looked at him as he was lying in the bed. I could see that this young boy’s heart was pure. He had cleansed his heart. It was clear. He was happy to see us.
He would often start singing Zulu songs and then we would join in and sing along. I was at a revival when I saw Mika’s death. Many things were made clear to me. There are people who are not Christians and who are ruled by Satan who deny that a person can die and be brought back to life. While we sat there, Mika would suddenly not breathe, as if he had left and after some time he would begin breathing again. I said to the person sitting next to me, ‘Do you see what is happening? This is what he is experiencing because I went through that myself. Look at his face and see the joy on it.’
The Schmunk family - we are with you. The children of Rev Stegen and the grandchildren, may you be really revived through everything you have seen and heard. The grandchildren: you are growing up and will meet with many difficulties, some indescribable, we do not know what lies ahead, remember Mika’s words. The devil attack you and say, ‘These are all lies – all this was of the devil!’ If people speak like that and do not pay attention to such words. They are not from the Lord. Confirm always to yourself. You were there. You know what you heard and saw.
We are blessed to hear what this 11-year-old child said. I was 21 when I experienced the same thing. People thought that was my end, but the Lord brought me back to life. Dorothea, Artur and your children, you have not lost someone. In life you will meet up with situations where you will have to remind yourself how Mika overcame things. The devil attacks children but by God’s grace Mika overcame, even though the attacks were difficult, we saw a body who overcame. Before he died it was clear that this young man had overcome. He has been victorious. I could see it and experience it with them.
Why do we cry? We should cry for ourselves. Each of us should ask himself: if I have to leave now and the Lord takes me, where will I end up? Death can come to very small children, teenagers, and older people. It can come to any person in our midst.
I would like to thank Caleb, Nikon and Lars, for the way in which they helped their brother, especially Caleb as the oldest son. It made an impression on me how he was there for Mika and how he helped him. When he needed something, he ran and fetched it for him. May the Lord bless you for it.
One day when I had just returned from school, I was in my room. Mika had seen me go into my room. He had just been at the doctor. He ran in, hugged me, and told me, ‘Caleb, I’m going to heaven.’ I was confused because he had had treatment and we thought his cancer had gone. So I asked him why? He said, ‘My cancer has spread.’ I had to ask myself that if I was sick and had such a deadly illness as Mika had, would I be able to say that I was going to heaven? Would my heart have been pure enough that I know there was nothing between me and the Lord that separated us? I also had to ask myself if I would have been able let the Lord’s will happen or if I would have opposed it and complained and asked the Lord why this disease had returned? Please continue to pray for my brothers and myself that we follow in Mika’s footsteps.
There is so much to be thankful for just as Mika has taught us. We do not know where to start. All we have heard about today is because of the Lord and all your prayers. We, and especially Mika, felt carried to the last hour. We appreciate the many messages, cards, flowers, visits and loving helping hands.
I want to thank Mika’s Gogo and Khulu. Your love cannot be described and that you are present today means a lot to us. Mika loved you very much. Mika knew that whenever he needed prayer, advice or whatever it was Gogo and Khulu would be there for him – during the night and even late at night. You have been a pillar of strength to us from the beginning to the end as well as on the last night. We cannot explain, we cannot describe what you mean to us. Thank you very much.
We thank the Lord for the last 2½ years. The Lord reminded us of how close He wants to be to us if we would only allow Him. This has been a time where the Lord took hold of our heads, turned them away from our earthly sorrows to Himself and heaven. To hear one’s own child, in pain and saying, ‘Papa, Mama, the Lord is with me.’ Or when he was sick on the floor in the bathroom saying, ‘He is carrying me.’ This is something we cherish dearly and never forget. All of this was possible because of Papa.
Papa, that the Lord kept you until now for us and Mika, is the biggest gift. Thank you that you were always there for Mika. Thank you for all your prayers and the many, many hours and nights you were at his side. Papa taught us, he guided, loved and lived. He never preaches something that he does not live. That is why he taught us as parents, and even Mika, to know that the Lord is with us always, even in suffering. The Lord is always carrying me. Whenever we thanked Miks for how he lived for the Lord, he would look at us and say, ‘Papa, Mama, you taught me how to live for the Lord.’ Papa, you taught us, Artur and I, how to live for the Lord. You taught us the Gospel worth living and dying for. We thank you for teaching us the narrow road that led Miks to heaven. Papa said, ‘God’s hand is there where even a mother’s hand cannot reach.’ To have experienced this first hand has been humbling, it has been glory. We thank the Lord for the privilege that He afforded us as parents of displaying His love and faithfulness throughout this time – not daily and hourly – but every minute.
Artur and I could only look on when He faithfully and lovingly took over when we as parents could not. How He carried and comforted when we as parents could not. How He rescued, saved and healed, when we as parents could not.
This little box meant the world to Miks. It is a box with Bible verses inside. From the time we knew Mika was sick, the Bible was his best friend. He fed himself on God’s word. He knew that as parents we could not give him what he needed. As young as he was, he knew where to draw his strength from. Instead of us strengthening him, he strengthened us daily.
When he heard that his aunt, cousins and Oma were coming from Germany, he was so excited. He started picturing the delicious meals his Oma would cook. He mentioned her pickled tomatoes and he told me that we would have to fill the pantry with these bottles. Then he became a little quiet and said that he had forgotten that he would not be able to feed himself. There was no a hint of self-pity. Then he said as he usually did when he needed strength, ‘Mama, please read me one of my verses.’ And now we will play an audio clip of what took place after this:
6 Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need and thank him for all he has done. Philippians 4:6 (NLT) I want to tie these words around my heart that they can never go away. I love it. Don’t worry about anything instead pray about everything. We never need to be scared. We can always be thankful and praise the Lord instead of saying things like, ‘This isn’t so nice because I cannot walk,’ I must pray about everything that troubles me, give it to the Lord and tell God what you need. Say, ‘Please give me strength,’ and he will give us the strength. We need and thank him for all He has done. Thank him for all He has done. Do not worry about anything and thank Him for all He has done.
Thank you for your love, Artur and Dolo. You have been an inspiration to all of us. Thank you to the choir who often came to sing. Thank you for your singing.
Rev Stegen, the Director of the Mission: I would like to address you and the whole family. This family is large. There are those who sit here and those who are not here. They are all your children. We thank the older co-workers for the privilege of attending Mika’s funeral. He was a close friend to many. He had put us into his heart. He truly loved us. He would never have loved us in this way if he had not loved God first.
Dolo and Artur, we are thankful on your behalf - to know that your child is in heaven. No matter what happens no one can rob you of this fact that your child Is in heaven. May God bless you for nursing the child for 2½ years. Your life was not in vain if you could sit with the child and the child is in heaven.
The funeral today is the funeral of a preacher although he was only a child of 11 years. How many people have been touched and changed through what this man said and how he lived even though it was difficult. 13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this down: Blessed are those who die in the Lord from now on. Yes, says the Spirit, they are blessed indeed, for they will rest from their hard work; for their good deeds follow them!” Revelation 14:13
There is not much I can add. Mika has preached a sermon. If you have not understood now, what will you understand? Through the clips that were played, you have heard the amazing words of this boy who had met with Jesus. When his doctor said that he would not recover, two things stood out for him: God does miracles, and he could be thankful more than he could have imagined. How many of us know what it means to be thankful? Mika has taught us what it means to have a thankful heart. You must have a thankful heart before the Lord.
Mika has preached a great sermon this morning. He preached about heaven.
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. 2 And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3 And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place[a] of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people,[b] and God himself will be with them as their God.[c] 4 He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” 5 And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” Rev 21:1-5
Is there anyone who can doubt the power of God? Is there someone doubt God’s working? Is there someone who does not see the power of the revival God has given us? Who thought that a child of 11 years could speak such words? Where did the child hear these things and when did he get it from? It is clear that he had one foot in this world and the other foot in the other world. Mika experienced everything from the other side.
Rev Stegen once told us what Mika’s grandmother said before she passed on, ‘The Lord is at hand. The king is coming.’ When Rev Stegen got closer, she said that He had come. Those were the last words of Rev Stegen’s wife. When Mika’s father realised that things were going to the end, he asked Mika, ‘Must we pray that Jesus should fetch you?’ He said, ‘I am ready, I can die.’ What else would you desire? What else would you yearn for? When he had seen heaven and its beauty what else would he desire?
An angel of the Lord told John what would happen, and he fell like a dead man. The angel said to John, ‘Do not fall down before me I am a person like you.’ The words the angel spoke drove him to the ground. How much more when God speaks. When the Lord says, ‘I make everything new. I am the first and the last. I make it all new.’ This is the heaven which we long to go to. John could not describe heaven properly. When he tried to describe what he had met up with, it was not close to what heaven is really like.
He who overcomes will be a partaker of that place. The person who will enters there will be victorious in his life like Mika. If a sin rules your life, you will be someone who has only heard what it was like. Mika could talk about what he had seen and experienced. You realised that he saw things on the other side.
When last did God speak to you and you speak to God? Are you convinced that He has heard you? When we pray, we speak to God. It is important that when we pray that we are sure that He has heard our prayer. A small child’s prayer God hears. That is why the Lord said, ‘Do not hinder any child who comes to Him because the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.’ Let us be faithful and true so that we can experience that heavenly kingdom.
Mika is free today and has no pain. He is free and there is no more sickness. The Lamb of God lightens that place. How often do we desire electricity and complain about Eskom? We need different things to make power and bring light. In heaven there are no power problems, the Lamb lightens the place. Jesus is light. If we walk want to be with Him in heaven we must walk in the light. Mika said His light dispels all darkness. Darkness flees. Let us live such a life so that we can be with Him in heaven. We must live such a life where we love the Lord and do not think only of ourselves. Mika said that you should not steal but rather give. That is real love, it does not desire things for itself. That love never tries to obtain things in the wrong way.
Mika has left his family and the church with great comfort. What have we gained through what Mika has left us? Another verse he wrote in the booklet 12 So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12.
The question is where will you spend eternity and with whom will you spend eternity? You cannot enter heaven in any way, it is closed. There is only one door through which you can enter. But those who have given their lives to the Lord and belong to Him If you have been faithful you will hear these words: Good and faithful servant, you have been faithful in the small things enter into the kingdom if God.
So the challenge that Mika has left us with – will I be able to walk this way and enter into heaven? A child of 11 years took note of what his grandfather is and what troubles him.
We want to take those words and tie them around our hearts. The Lord visited us. Mika showed us the way we must all still travel, and he did it in an amazing way, He often said put everything on the altar. We have seen God working, let us take this gospel and live it to the fullest.