What happens when we get to heaven? How will we greet Jesus? How will He greet us? Here’s one way I viewed it, a symbolic picture of God’s grace, love, and forgiveness. From time to time, I like to include a poem in my blogs. I hope this one encourages you.
Home At Last
Rebecca Barlow Jordan
From rags to riches He drew me out,
from a life of pauper’s shame.
He gave me a robe of righteousness,
a promise, a brand-new name.
He placed a crown upon my head
a scepter in my hand,
a ring upon my finger—then He
asked me please to stand.
I looked upon the slate of wrongs
recorded through the years,
and watched His finger write in red,
Then through tears,
of gratitude I took my crown
and placed it at his feet,
then bowed before the Master,
for my journey was complete.
“Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!”
Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earthand on the sea, and all that is in them, saying:
“To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!” (Revelation 5:12-13, NIV).
The master was full of praise. “Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let’s celebrate together!” (Matthew 25:21, NLT)
We could picture heaven so many ways, quoting scores of Bible verses that describe what heaven will be like. But His Word gives us the only true and accurate picture of heaven. Randy Alcorn’s book on Heaven is a great resource, based on biblical principles. Seeing Jesus face-to-face is what I look forward to most. How about you? What picture comes to mind when you think of heaven?
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