Category Archives: heavenly-minded

Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called

There is a kind of eternal life that will determine where we live eternally; there is another kind of eternal life that will determine how we experience it, both then and now. According to Jesus and John, there is only one factor that determines our forgiveness … Continue reading

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Keep your eye on the ball

Paul teaches us that our true life is in heaven, despite what is apparent to us in day-to-day living.  “. . even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and … Continue reading

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Hope, our anchor

“Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that lies before us. This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls.”      Hebrews 6:18-19  What is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Dryness

How most of us long to have hearts overflowing with love for God and a tangible feeling of closeness to Him, as reflected in many of the Psalms. O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My … Continue reading

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Longing For Home

For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.            Philippians 3:20 The believer in Christ belongs to another unseen world.  The more he reads of his … Continue reading

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My husband is everything to me!

  Psalm 45 was taken by the Jewish understanding to be praise to the coming Messiah (as confirmed by Hebrews 1:8).  I like to apply vv. 11-12 to myself, therefore, as a believer,  Listen, O daughter, give attention and incline your ear;  … Continue reading

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I Give You Peace.

In the night, I was thanking God for the wonderful blessing of peace.   This is not something to be expected from the world or our personal circumstances.  It is a wonderful kindness of God to gift us with this blessing. Peace I … Continue reading

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