The Best is Yet to Come

04.15.11 | Bob Price | Comments[3]

As I write this blog post I am flooded with fond memories of my mother and father who this very week-are celebrating their 50 wedding anniversary. I am still amazed at how they did it, raising 13 kids on a dairy-farmers’ income in a little town called Jasper, NY. I told my folks at their anniversary celebration there are four little words they have to look forward to someday... ”GREAT IS YOUR REWARD.”

C.S Lewis once said, “That which is not eternal, is eternally useless”. My parents never had two pennies to rub together it seemed, but they were always content, always full of joy, always living with an expectation of Heaven.

I wonder how many Christians today live with that expectation. I find when lifes’ burdens seem to overwhelm me, all I need to do is remember, the best is yet to come. With so much prosperity preaching in our culture today, it’s easy for Christians to feel like they are missing the boat if they don’t measure up to the world’s standard. But know this, nothing in this world, absolutely nothing, can compare to the riches that are ours, if we know Christ, once we pass through to the other-side. Live life expecting Heaven, and you’ll be amazed at how it changes your perspective.

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on 04.18.11 Dave commented

We can have a wealth of riches in this life as well! But not the worldly type. When I see the testimonies of people who have been through such terrible circumstances, but still exhibit the joy of Christ, I see such value and riches that cannot compare! Just in today's radio broadcast of the man who was born with no arms or legs and yet he has joy. How about Corrie ten Boom and her sister who went through so much in that Nazi concentration camp, and yet they gave thanks to the Lord for the fleas, because it kept the guard away and allowed them to read and teach from the bible. I hope I can be as rich as that in this life! That kind of life is a full and rich one! Of course you are right also in that we have heaven and the Glory of the Lord to look forward to.

on 12.14.11 Dale commented

Yes!!!HEAVEN IS THE PROMISE TO THE FOLKS THAT KNOW HIM THANKS BE TO JESUS FOR HIS LOVE FOR US EVEN THOUGH WE ARE NOT PERFECT.HE IS!!!!GET READY PEOPLE.HE IS COMING!!!!!! FOR US SOON !!!

on 02.17.12 Lulu commented

SOOOOOOOO TRUE i agree with the whole artcle we have so much to look forward to!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I CAN"T WAIT UNTIL THE DAY THAT I GET THERE WHEN I SEE JESUS FACE TO FACE NOTHING COULD BE BETTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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