πŸ‘‘ Heaven Is Better Than This

A large percentage of the people of the world wake up every morning with some kind of ache or pain. If you are one of the many victims, with some infirmity of the flesh, perhaps you will agree with the little chorus which says: β€œHeaven is better than this.”

The Scriptures tell us that β€œthe whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now” (Rom.Β 8:22). Note the expression: β€œthe whole creation.” This takes in the whole world; no one is excluded. Indeed, the very next verse goes on to say to Christian believers:

β€œAnd not only they, but ourselves also… even we ourselves groan within ourselves… waiting for… the redemption of our body.”

No doubt many of us feel like crying out with the Psalmist David, β€œLook upon mine affliction and my pain” (Psa. 25:18). In spite of all sorrow, trouble and pain which the child of God must endure, however, he can be assured with the Apostle Paul that: β€œour light affliction, which is but for a moment [comparatively], worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory” (II Cor.Β 4:17). When we go to be with the Lord we will no longer be living in β€œthis earthly tabernacle,” but will have β€œa building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens” (II Cor. 5:1). Paul even adds that as Christians we earnestly desire β€œto be clothed upon with our house [our new body] which is from heaven” (II Cor. 5:2).

Finally, St. Paul declared that β€œto depart, and to be with Christ… is far better” (Phil.Β 1:23); far better, not only than all earth’s sorrow and trouble and pain, but far better even than earth’s greatest joys and its dearest treasures. How wonderful it is to know that β€œChrist died for our sins,” to have a light beyond the grave, a hope beyond the tomb! Surely β€œheaven is better than this!” source

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