4.07.2006

.hope.

"So it will be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power,; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body....the first man was of the dust of the earth, the second man from heaven. As was the earthly man, so are those who are of the earth; and as is the second man, so also are those who are of heaven. And just as we have born the likeness of the earthly man, so shall we bear the likeness of the man from heaven. I declare to you, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed--in a flash, in the twinkling of eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed....When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: 'Death has been swallowed up in victory.' The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God! He gave us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain."
~1 Cor. 16:42-58


"The I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away...I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven for God, as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, 'Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be thier God. He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away....

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing down from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the great street of the city...No longer will there be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and his servants will serve him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. There will be no more night. They will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, for the Lord God will give them lgiht. And they will reign for ever and ever."
((Rev. 21:1-4; 22:1-5))

waitin' for someday...

12 comments:

joe. said...

I most certainly am as well.

Brittany said...

Hmmm. That's odd. I was positive I already commented. Oh, well.

Delian said...

I'm waiting with you girl (tho, at times not as patiently as others) ;).

Brittany said...

Patience is defintely something I could grow in!

Brittany said...

Patience is defintely something I could grow in!

Brittany said...

Patience is defintely something I could grow in!

dami said...

gosh, i guess so britt. if you feel strongly enough about it to post it 3 times...hahaha. have fun at deluge tonight. ((just stay away from walls, 'k? *wink*))

als said...

i still think of brittany with a big bump on her nose. i know it is better now and she is beautiful(she was then too!) but i just can't train myself to think otherwise. and i think of chris with really short hair and taylor with a broken wrist... i am odd, i know.

jane said...

oh yes dams,,,, the post was beautiful!

isn't it incredible that 'someday' could be TODAY!

Brittany said...

Haha. Should I send you more pictures of myself without the bump so you can get a picture in your mind?

Elizabeth said...

thanks britt, i got the pics

Brittany said...

Heehee. I couldn't resist.