Heavenly Calling

Sometimes He is calling To quicken our pace As we press towards the goal Of our heavenly race Other days He just asks That we linger and rest And to walk by His side Through the shadow of death Then to us comes the hour In His almighty plan That we march into battle Underneath…

Hope of Heaven

I see myself at heaven’s door I can hear its hinges creak Around its frame a light shines out As it opens before the King   What have you brought He asks From the life you lived on earth? Oh not a lot I sadly say As I struggle to begin Well, there were the…

Hope of Heaven

Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. Psalm 73:25 Hoping for heaven has sometimes been given a bad rap by the church. Some of this has been a push back on old hymns and past sermons that focused exclusively on heavenly bliss and ignored the…

An Address in Heaven?

Most who know the song “I Rather Have Jesus” associate it with George Beverly Shea. In fact though he did write the popular melody, the words were composed by Rhea Miller in 1922. George Beverly Shea’s mother copied the words and left them by the piano where she was certain her son would find them….

Heavenly Minded

     For he raised us from the dead along with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ Jesus. Ephesians 2:6     Someone once said that we need to be careful to not be, “So heavenly minded that we are no earthly good”. But, God’s word…