The definition in Webster's dictionary is:
1. lasting or enduring forever or for an indefinitely long time; eternal; permanent.
I went to do some perpetual care on my parents, grandmother and brother's graves today.
I found the graves in a very unkempt manner.
I was upset because someone is supposed to keep the plot neat and tidy.
It was included in the burial plan.
My Mother was the one who made sure the perpetual care was lasting, enduring forever and for an indefinitely long time.
However, she cannot make sure it is done in an eternally or permanently way.
She cannot make sure it is done at all since she has left this world.
It dawned on me that the fact is, that job has been passed on to me.
Now it is up to me to see that the perpetual care of my family's grave sites gets done.
The truth is that we are human and we fail.
God is not human and He never fails us.
He is our Perpetual Care taker.
He has promised us that He will take care of us and He has.
""For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life."
What an awesome promise of perpetual care?
We do not have to be concerned with whether someone
will take care of us.
We have God's promise that He has taken care of our perpetual care.
He gave His only Son to accomplish this.
Jesus is our lasting and enduring care.
Jesus will be our care forever, for an indefinitely long time; for eternity; and permanently.
Rest in His promises
The Peace That Passes all Understanding in a world gone wild.