15 December 2014
“Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.” Hebrews 11:1
When we hope for things here on earth we do so with the understanding that such things hoped for may or may not happen. There is no assurance that what we hope to be or have through our striving and hard work now will eventually pay off in a material or tangible way on earth.
But the hope in our ultimate home with God can be something we can take full assurance in when we put our faith in Jesus Christ. In this hope we can strive and work hard toward that goal because that is the promise we have in Jesus and if we do well, the rewards are eternal.
Lord may you continually remind me and ingrain in me the eternal perspective of heaven. That all things here and now will eventually pass away and all that is left after stripping away what is temporary, will be you and your kingdom. May i share in your kingdom and have my place with you.