The World to Come (5)
Developing our taste for the new heavens and earth
A newly re-made universe being what it was always meant to be – an eternal, massive display of God’s being and glory! Filled with all the fullness of God. And at the centre of it all the Lord Jesus, the Lamb who was slain, making visible God's glory for all…
Astonishing new bodies, a transformed world, rivers flowing with milk and honey, exploring the a world of infinite interest and variety, love, joy, happiness, laughter - 'ordinary' life in the world to come.
Ever been desperate for the end of a hard day or work? Do you remember not being able to wait for Christmas Day to come? Did your engagement feel too long? Rest, Celebrations, Wedding Days three more tasters of the future for God’s people.
We all know what it feels like to long to see justice done, or to get to the end of a long journey. These desires will be finally and fully satisfied in the World to Come.
Many Christians aren't actively looking forward to the world to come and we need to be. We try to whet our appetites for all that God is preparing for his people by looking at the Bible's pictures of the new heavens and earth, starting with the home being prepared for…