While we may enjoy the beauty that exists in this world and we may enjoy some of the blessings that God has already provided for us, there is still more to come. Our finite minds can’t fathom the great splendor that we will behold when we meet our Lord and Savior. When we finally see Him, then finally we would be made whole. Let us hope for the day of His coming with fear and trembling.
Dear friends, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever it is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is. [1 John 3:2]
What Christ is to the Church, what the Church is to Christ, can never be really known until time gives place to eternity, faith to sight, and hope to enjoyment. Nor even then, however beyond all present conception the powers and faculties of the glorified souls and bodies of the saints may be expanded, however conformed to the glorious image of Christ, or however ravished with the discoveries of his glory and the sight of him as he is in one unclouded day—no, not even then, will the utmost stretch of creature love, or highest refinement of creature intellect, wholly embrace or fully comprehend that love of Christ, which…
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