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← Heaven is Where Christ Is - Charles Leiter

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Showing Revision 1 created 06/04/2019 by Carrie Spradlin.

  1. Paul says, "having a desire to depart
  2. and be in heaven..."
  3. No, he doesn't say that.
  4. "Having a desire to depart
    and be with Christ."
  5. That's what he was looking forward to.
  6. So when he's saying all these things
  7. about our light afflictions and so on,
  8. he's thinking of Christ.
  9. 2 Corinthians 5:8,
  10. "Willing rather to be absent from the body
  11. and to be in heaven..."
  12. No, "absent from the body,
  13. present with the Lord."
  14. "Father, I desire that they also
  15. whom Thou hast given Me
  16. be in heaven..."
  17. "Be with Me where I am
  18. that they may behold My glory."
  19. "In My Father's house
    are many dwelling places.
  20. If it were not so, I would have told you.
  21. For I go to prepare a place for you,
  22. and if I go and prepare a place for you,
  23. I'll come again and
    receive you into heaven..."
  24. No, "I'll receive you unto Myself."
  25. Steven as he's dying:
  26. "I'm going to heaven."
  27. No. "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit."
  28. Death for the Christian
    is not going to heaven.
  29. Death for the Christian
  30. is going to be with the Lord.
  31. The bride eyes not her garment,
  32. but her dear Bridegroom's face.
  33. I will not gaze at glory,
  34. but on my King of grace.
  35. Not at the crown He gifteth,
  36. but on His pierced hand.
  37. The Lamb is all the
    glory of Immanuel's land.
  38. Payson, that thing he wrote:
  39. "The Son of righteousness (Christ)
  40. has been gradually drawing
    nearer and nearer,
  41. appearing larger and brighter
    as He approaches.
  42. Now He fills the whole hemisphere
  43. pouring forth a flood of glory."
  44. That's heaven.
  45. People say when I see Jesus,
  46. I'm going to ask Him such-and-such.
  47. I doubt that.
  48. John, who rested in the Lord's bosom,
  49. he said when I saw Him, I fell at His feet
  50. like a dead man.
  51. The King there in His beauty
  52. without a veil is seen.
  53. It were a well-spent journey,
  54. though seven deaths lay between.
  55. Isn't that true?
  56. Suppose you had to die seven times.
  57. Well-spent journey.
  58. It will be worth it all when we see Jesus.
  59. Life's trials will seem so small
  60. when we see Christ.
  61. One glimpse of His dear face,
  62. all sorrow will erase.
  63. So gladly run the race till we see Christ.
  64. The Lamb is all the glory
    in Immanuel's land.
  65. And heaven is to be with Him where He is.