The Book of Revelation is filled with prayers of worship, adoration, and praise. Even in the parts that describe the violent upheavals of the end of the world, the angels and saints in heaven are still singing joyful songs of victory and love to Jesus.
Somehow, in the midst of a battle of cosmic dimensions, the citizens of heaven never waver in their confidence in God. They never fear the final outcome, and they never seem to worry about their own fate. They know that they belong to the Lord, and that knowledge fills them all with an indescribable joy.
Wouldn’t it be great to have that same disposition? What a blessing never to be intimidated by difficult circumstances but to remain lighthearted and joyful in every situation! In one sense, it’s true that this won’t happen until we join the angels and saints in heaven. But in another sense, each of us can experience the joy and happiness of heaven more and more as we follow the example of those who have gone before us. We don’t have to wait for heaven to…
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