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….

We’ll Meet Face to Face

We’ll Meet Face to Face   Am I learning to be thankful in the way you told me to? To have that true and faithful heart that trusts the whole day through? Will I walk with blinders on seeing just my own small world? Or can I find the grace and strength to bind another’s…

From wings to heaven’s window

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary they shall walk and not faint Isaiah 40:31 When God renews our strength He first gives us wings. Wings like eagles can soar far above our weakness and rest on the breathe of…