Dear friends, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever it is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is. — 1 John 3:2 NET
Think of the possibilities of man, in the light of the revealings of Christianity. You know what the Christ says of the future of everyone who believes in him–but have you ever thought deeply about it?
Have you ever thought seriously about the word ‘eternity’, as a definition of the duration of your own life? Jesus tells us we shall have eternal life, and that means not endless existence only–but endless growth, development, progress. The New Testament tells us that we know now only in part, only little fragments of any knowledge–but that some day we shall know perfectly. It tells us also that there will be the most wondrous moral development in these lives of ours.
There is a glory in the Christian’s soul, which is not yet revealed. The Bible lifts the veil, and shows us a glimpse of our eternal state, “We shall be like Him!” I cannot explain that. It is too high for any human thought to comprehend it. But surely it tells of marvelous possibilities in men. That is the future of every one who will link his life to the life of Christ.
Daily Comfort - March 24
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