Set your minds on things above

The believer’s best day!


Ecclesiastes 7:1 “The day of death is better than the day of birth!”

Philippians 1:21 “For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain!”

Philippians 1:23 “I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far!”

Charles Spurgeon, “The best moment of a Christian’s life is his last one because it is the one that is nearest Heaven.”

William Nicholson,
“Death ends all the conflicts and trials and sorrows of the righteous.
Death is the commencement of all the woes of the wicked.”

Richard Sibbes,
“Death will be:
the death of my misery,
and the death of my sins,
the death of my corruptions.
But death will be my birthday in regards to happiness.”

Adoniram Judson, “When Christ calls me home, I shall go with the gladness of a boy bounding away from school!”

John Calvin, “We may positively state that nobody has made any progress in the school of Christ unless he cheerfully looks forward towards the day of his death.”

Samuel Bolton, “It is the privilege of saints, that they shall not die until the best time; not until when, if they were but rightly informed, they would desire to die.”

Thomas Watson, “For the child of God, death is the funeral of all his sorrows!”


John Bunyan, “Death is but a passage out of a prison, into a palace!”


William Gurnall,
“Let your hope of Heaven master your fear of death.
Why should you be afraid to die, who hope to live by dying?”

John Newton,
“I am packed, sealed, and waiting for the post!
Who would desire to live always in this poor world?”

William Nicholson, “We are ever gliding down the stream of time into the ocean of eternity!”

Charles Spurgeon, “He who does not prepare for death is more than an ordinary fool. He is a madman!”

Job 16:22 “Only a few years will pass, before I go on the journey of no return!”

Psalm 90:12 “Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom!” Set your minds on things above


Colossians 3:1-4 “Since you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory!”

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