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Only two things on earth will go into eternity–God’s Word and people. God has placed us here to grow in Christ and to reproduce the life of Christ in others. Each of us has specific opportunities to do this in our own spheres of influence, and as we abide in Christ and let His words abide in us, we will bear lasting fruit (John 15:7-8), and the living God will confirm the work of our hands.
“As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; when shall I come and appear before God?” (Ps. 42:1-2). The Old Testament poets had far less knowledge about the person and promises of God than we enjoy through the fullness of New Testament revelation. As C. S. Lewis put it, “They did not know that He offered them eternal joy; still less that He would die to win it for them.” …