Heaven is not an afterthought or an optional belief. It is the final justification of all creation. The Bible never belittles human tragedy and disappointment—is any book more painfully honest?—but it does add one key word: temporary. What we feel now, we will not always feel. The time for re-creation will come.Read the whole thing, but before you do, be sure to read Revelation 21:1-7.
For people who feel trapped in pain or in a broken home, in economic misery or in fear—for all of us—heaven promises a timeless future of health and wholeness and pleasure and peace.
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Truly a "Happy Ending"
I love today's installment of Our Daily Bread. An excerpt: