Eternity

Life is short. So what?

You may remember an advertising campaign back in the 1990s by a popular running shoe with the tagline, “Life is short; play hard.” I remember thinking, when I first saw those commercials that most people probably want to live that way. Life is short; play hard! Have a blast while you last!

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The day all suffering will end

Years and years ago in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, there was a wonderful pastor of the Baptist Tabernacle named Lynn Broaden. Pastor Broaden went to see a man who was an usher in his church and was dying of cancer. And as he was describing the glories of heaven and telling that man of the wonderful beauties of that place, tears began to trickle down that man’s face.

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Resting in the promise of eternal life in Christ

I’m told that in a cemetery up in Indiana, there is an epitaph on a tombstone that says:

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How to know you’re ready for eternity

When Sir William Ramsay was executed in 1683, the English patriot took his watch out of his pocket, gave it to his doctor on his way to the gallows, and said, “Here, take my timepiece. I have no need of it now, for I am dealing with eternity.” 

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How to be sure you won’t miss heaven

As I was sitting with a friend of mine at a coffee shop one day, we struck up a conversation with another man who was working there. One thing led to another, and we were soon deeply immersed in a conversation about Jesus Christ.

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Looking for Eternal Satisfaction

What would it take to make you genuinely happy? What would it take to really satisfy you? 

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Assurance for Eternity

The saying is true…the only two things that are certain in life are death and taxes!  Every human is destined to die, and that includes you and me.

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Homeward Bound

Deb and I and our family have lived in multiple houses through the years, but we’ve moved our home from house to house. Home is where the people you love live. I tell Deb all the time, “Honey, if you leave me, I’m going with you.” Because she is home, and we are at home together.

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Where to find eternal life

What is eternal life? Well, that may sound like an easy question. You might quickly reply, “It’s when you go to heaven after you die.” And you’d be at least partly right.

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Keeping Your Promises