Dyer, "Christ's Famous Titles")
Meditate often on these four last things:
, which is most certain.
which is most strict.
, which is most doleful.
, which is most delightful.
Meditate on HEAVEN
, which is most
"Then the King will say to those on His right—Come, you who
are blessed by My Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared
for you since the creation of the world!" Matthew 25:34
"Well done, good and faithful servant! Enter into the joy
your Lord!" Matthew 25:21
Heaven is a place where all joy is
In Heaven, there will be:
mirth without sadness,
light without darkness,
sweetness without bitterness,
life without death,
rest without labor,
plenty without poverty!
Oh, what joy enters into the believer—when
the believer enters into
the joy of his Lord!
Who would not . . .
for glory with the
greatest diligence, and
for glory with the greatest
Oh, what glories
are there in glory!
Here on earth—Christ puts His grace
There in Heaven—He puts His glory
In heaven the crown is made
for them, and
the crown shall be worn
In this life believers have
for the life to come!
Oh, sirs! meditate upon Heaven, for meditation on Heaven will make us
Heaven is not only a possession promised
by Christ—but a
When our contemplations and minds are in Heaven—then we enjoy Heaven
To be IN Christ is Heaven below;
to be WITH Him is Heaven above!
There cannot be a better thing for us, than for us to be with the best
of beings! "To me to live is Christ—and to die is gain!" Philippians
Let our condition now be ever so great
—it is Hell without
let our condition now be ever so bad—it is Heaven with
"I had rather be in Hell with Christ—than in Heaven without
Him!" said Luther.
Hell itself would be Heaven
Christ was in it!
Heaven would be Hell
—if Christ was out of it!
That which makes Heaven so full of joy—is that it is above all
That which makes Hell so full of horror—is that it is beyond all
The vessels of grace
—shall swim in the ocean of glory!
We may talk
of the greatness of our crowns—but we shall never
the weight of our crowns—until they are set on our heads!