By Mike Ruffin
Nov. 1 was All Saints’ Day. The observance started off in the early church as a way to remember and celebrate the martyrs, those who were faithful to the Lord at the cost of their lives.
It eventually evolved into a day to honor all of the Lord’s saints who have made it home.
Many churches observe All Saints’ Day by recalling the lives of those members who have died during the preceding 12 months. We did that in the last couple of churches I served as pastor.
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