One can only travel for so long, then you yearn for the familiarity of home. I enjoyed my month in Greece and will be processing all that I learned and encountered for years to come, but it felt good to sleep in my own bed, enjoy TV in English and to cook my own food. I was meditating this morning on our eternal home and how we will feel when we get there. Psalm 84:10-12 gives us a glimpse of how very rich our eternal home will be.
“Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked. For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor ; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless. O LORD Almighty, blessed is the man who trust in you.”
If I enjoy coming back to my earthly home, how much more will I enjoy my heavenly home? It will be a splendid and holy place where God is forever present. He will provide the purity, light and protection in my heavenly home. He will treat me with love and honor. What a glorious place and time await me. For now my job is to be in my earthly home and cling to His promises, walk in His ways and trust in Him.
Do you live with a sense of anticipation for your heavenly home? I am anticipating its splendor but am content to live here walking with Him each day. Knowing our heavenly home awaits us, gives us hope and courage for the challenges we face each day. Thank you Lord for the assurance of such a wonderful place that awaits us in you. Amen
Home is where your heart is now and in the future.