Deeper Day 54: One Day In Heaven

This Sunday, as you head to church or wherever it is you are going today, I encourage you to remember that this temporary world has no hold on your eternity.  When you walk in the salvation of Jesus, you are set free.  We can walk free now because we know that heaven awaits us.  We can receive freedom within each day because we know we are but a breath.  Take hold of the One Who is holding you.

One day this earth will pass away.  One day Jesus will return, and in an instant everything will change.  One day, in Heaven, there will be no more sorrow.  No more tears and sadness.

I am constantly stretching out in this life, trying to reach into Heaven.  Inhaling the Presence of God with each moment, so I can sustain myself until that moment when I will walk the golden streets.  The day I see my name in the book of Life.  The day I stand in the holy of holies and cry out, “Yahweh, Yahweh!  Worthy is the Lord!! Worthy is the Lord God Almighty, Who was and is and is to come!”

Until that day Lord, keep my eyes focused in Your direction.  Let every step I take on this earth bring me one step closer to living in Your Presence and keep the thought of eternity ever before me.

Prayer Moment:  I encourage you to take time to meditate on the scriptures below.  Remind yourself that we are but a breath, and eternity is worth our current troubles.  We are walking toward places yet unseen with our earthly eyes.  Eternity awaits.  So, await it.


Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.  No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.  As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away.  That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.  Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other left.  Two women will be grinding with a hand mill; one will be taken and the other left.  Therefore, keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.  But understand this:  If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into.  So, you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect Him.  Matthew 24:35-44

The world and its desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God lives forever.  1 John 3:17

What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul?  Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul?  Matthew 16:26