THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
“…I will live in the house of the LORD forever.”
Psalm 23:6 (NLT2)
HEAVEN IS WAITING
A Michigan factory worker, earning less than ten thousand dollars a year, was an unknowing heir to a half-million dollars. When located by an investigator some years after his benefactor’s death, the worker explained that he had neither returned home nor kept in touch with his family for 24 years. The investigator who located him estimates there is about 40 billion dollars in inheritances lying unclaimed in the US alone.
Mike taught us on Sunday that in 1 Peter 1:4 “we have a priceless inheritance–an inheritance that is kept in heaven for you.” When we come to Christ the Holy Spirit seals our inheritance until we get to heaven. It is good for our heart and soul to stop and remind ourselves occasionally that this world is temporary.
Read 2 Corinthians 4:7-18. What does this passage remind us about our bodies and life on this earth? Where does verse 18 remind us to keep our focus?
Thank God for your unclaimed inheritance waiting for you in heaven. Ask God to help you keep an eternal perspective as you make choices today.