Living with great expectation…

(“Every Day!” Author unknown, 1872)

Christian pilgrim, you have not yet come to the rest and inheritance which the Lord your God will give you. You have yet a little longer to tread the wilderness course:
your work is not yet done,
your battles are not all fought,
your trials are not all endured.
But praise your God and take courage!

“He who has helped you hitherto
Will help you all your journey through!”

You have not yet come to your rest–but you are coming to it! It is a little nearer now, than it was yesterday.

You are not yet in possession of your eternal inheritance–but Christ is in possession, and you are a joint heir with Him. Where the forerunner is–there all His followers will be!

“Now we live with great expectation, and we have a priceless inheritance–an inheritance that is kept in Heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyond the reach of change and decay!” 1 Peter 1:3-4

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