One Common Song

How divinely full of glory and pleasure shall that hour be when all the millions of mankind that have been redeemed by the blood of the Lamb of God shall meet together and stand around Him, with every tongue and every heart full of joy and praise! How astonishing will be the glory and the…… Continue reading One Common Song

Patient Waiting

The objects of our hope are . . . all future, all good, and all promised. This present world is a land of hope. Heaven is a land of fruition. But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it. Romans 8:25 The highest object of our hope…… Continue reading Patient Waiting

The Rest

James Smith, “The Rest!” 1865 We shall consider these words as referring to HEAVENLY rest: our Father’s house, our Savior’s home, and our eternal dwelling-place! To the weary and way-worn, there is something delightful in the thought of REST. They love to think of Heaven as the place where they shall “rest from their labors.”…… Continue reading The Rest

Thoughts for a Young Man on His Last Night on Earth

In my flesh shall I see God. Job 19:26 “Take realizing views of heaven’s bliss; think what it will be to you. ‘Thine eyes shall see the King in His beauty.’ All earthly brightness fades and darkens as we gaze upon it, but here is a brightness which can never dim, a glory which can…… Continue reading Thoughts for a Young Man on His Last Night on Earth

Death is a Change of Place

A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one’s birth. Ecclesiastes 7:1 A believer’s last day is his best day! His dying-day is better than his birthday! This is a very sweet and useful truth to all believers. Death is a change of place. When a…… Continue reading Death is a Change of Place

Anticipation

  …having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better: Philippians 1:23 “Death, to the believer, is but passing out of a world of sorrow and of sin — and entering upon a world of indescribable glory! If we lived more in anticipation of the happiness that waits us —…… Continue reading Anticipation

The Blessed Contemplation

“Surely it is not wrong for us to think and talk about Heaven. I like to find out all I can about it. I expect to live there through all eternity. If I were going to dwell in any place in this country, if I were going to make it my home, I would inquire…… Continue reading The Blessed Contemplation

In Heaven, Will You Remember Unsaved Loved Ones?

“Regarding the issue of your loved ones who will not be in Heaven, you need to take God at His Word and trust that when the time comes for you to join Him, He will see to it that you are filled with an eternity’s worth of inexpressible joy.” God’s wisdom and truth from the…… Continue reading In Heaven, Will You Remember Unsaved Loved Ones?

Destroyed

  C.H. Spurgeon | Morning, April 20th (excerpts)   Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;”— Hebrews 2:14 O child of God, death hath lost its…… Continue reading Destroyed

Letter To A Friend

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.  Romans 12:15 One of the things that ministered to me the most after Hans left us, was the genuine sorrow people shared with us.  It is a sweet joy when folks are brave enough to let me know Hans mattered to them, too. …… Continue reading Letter To A Friend

Free

  About the photo: This is a beach called Mullaloo in Perth, Western Australia. For a small fee, artist CarlyMarie will create a personalized memorial work of art in remembrance of your loved one. Hans hoped to someday visit Australia and spent considerable time online researching the Land Down Under. The artist wrote Hans’ name in the…… Continue reading Free

Forward Lies the Crown, Onward is the Goal. – C.H. Spurgeon

Morning, January 29th – C.H. Spurgeon “While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.”— 2 Corinthians 4:18 In our Christian pilgrimage it is well, for the most part, to…… Continue reading Forward Lies the Crown, Onward is the Goal. – C.H. Spurgeon

C.H. Spurgeon, Evening, January 10

In my flesh shall I see God. Job 19:26    Mark the subject of Job’s devout anticipation “I shall see God.” He does not say, “I shall see the saints” – though doubtless that will be untold felicity – but, “I shall see God.” It is not – “I shall see the pearly gates, I…… Continue reading C.H. Spurgeon, Evening, January 10