Category Archives: heaven

“The Serenity Prayer” (the Full Version)

GOD, grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change Courage to change the things I can and the Wisdom to know the difference. ——————————-Complete addition—————————— Living ONE DAY AT A TIME; Enjoying one moment at a time; … Continue reading

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A Sheltered Spot for You

“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee.” Isaiah 26:3 All we need to do in time of sorrow and loneliness is to stay our minds upon God, to trust Him, to rest in Him, … Continue reading

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An Eternal Perspective

The apostle Paul wrote, “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.” 2 Corinthians 4:17 (NIV). The troubles we face don’t seem light or momentary. They feel heavy and often … Continue reading

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Bored in Heaven [Worship]

“For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.” Psalm 47:7, KJV Human beings are meant to worship. And specifically, to worship God. If we choose to deny this salient fact, we change nothing. Worship … Continue reading

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We Shall Sun Ourselves in the Smiles of God

“Heaven is where the unveiled glories of the Deity shall beat full upon us, and we forever sun ourselves in the smiles of God.” Ezekiel Hopkins, “A Puritan Golden Treasury” Jesus said to them, “The wedding guests cannot fast while the groom … Continue reading

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An Eternity With God, [Get Ready]

18″ So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last … Continue reading

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All About Flawed Lives, [Hope]

“Accepting the reality of our broken, flawed lives is the beginning of spirituality not because the spiritual life will remove our flaws but because we let go of seeking perfection and, instead, seek God, the one who is present in … Continue reading

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