Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Let Heaven Fill Your Thoughts
And I tell you this, that many Gentiles will come from all over the world—from east and west—and sit down with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob at the feast in the Kingdom of Heaven.
(Matthew 8:11 NLT)
I have read that we only use five percent of our brains. Presumably, when we get to Heaven we will be able to tap that other ninety-five percent, perhaps even more. It will be glorious beyond our wildest dreams, and I look forward to it.
Another great thing I am looking forward to in Heaven is not only being reunited with my son and with my loved ones, but also to the fact that we are going to eat in Heaven. Isn’t that good to know?
We are told in Revelation 19:9, “And the angel said to me, ‘Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding feast of the Lamb.’ And he added, ‘These are true words that come from God’” (NLT). Not only will we be eating together, but we also will be in some pretty good company. The Bible tells us that they “will come from all over the world—from east and west—and sit down with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob at the feast in the Kingdom of Heaven” (Matthew 8:11 NLT).
Heaven will be amazing. And that is why the Bible tells us that we all should be more heavenly minded: “Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth” (Colossians 3:1–2 NLT).
We spend the majority of our time thinking about things on Earth, things that we are concerned with and stressed about. The Bible isn’t saying that we shouldn’t think about these things. Rather, it’s saying that we shouldn’t stress about these things. Think more about Heaven. When you do, it will put everything else in the proper perspective.
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