|©06/19/2001 Jim Welch
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We are on a journey
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Lift up your eyes to the Heavens and take heart all ye servants of The Lord.
Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these [things], that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that [he is] strong in power; not one faileth.
Heaven is your home and not the earth, we are just pilgrims passing through.
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of [them], and embraced [them], and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
We are on a journey that leads to our Heavenly home and soon, very soon, that journey's end will be reached.
And I will bring the blind by a way [that] they knew not; I will lead them in paths [that] they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
We will all gather together in one great assembly around God's celestial throne and our hearts will be fully satisfied.
After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
Lift up your voices and sing of His Glory and shout the victory for He has made us joint heirs with Jesus Christ of Heavens great glory.
O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift [it] up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God!
Declare this Good News for all the world to hear; that the day is near! That day is near!
And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Jesus Christ is coming soon and very soon He will be here.
So likewise ye, when ye see these things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand.