Mission Statement: Quiet Spirit writes for those who seek a closer relationship with God.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
No More Pain
“He will wipe away every tear
from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for
the old order of things has passed away.” Rev 21:4 (NIV)
John the Revelator gives us a
beautiful picture of what it will be like when we get to heaven.
will be there with us, consoling us.
and the accompanying mourning will not be present. We will live forever.
Crying and pain have no place in the New Jerusalem.
There will be a new order of
things; new events will fill our lives. Things that cause us pain will not be
allowed once we enter through the gates. God will take care of all these
I find hope in these words. In
today’s world I see and hear news that try to bring me down. You know the
headlines. But you and I both know that God is in control and will bring His
children through until we reach the other side.
We don’t know what tomorrow brings
for each of us. We have to trust God to be with us and to help us as He walks
with us and consoles us in our trials and tribulations. I am reading Radical Integrity: The Story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. When he spent a year in the
United State attending Union Theological Seminary in New York, a fellow student
took Bonhoeffer a Baptist church in Harlem to better understand the worship of
the black people. He learned that those in worship had to feel the Lord or they hadn’t found Him. I was blown away by that