Heb 11:9-10 By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise: (10) For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God.
Abraham was not looking for what the world had to offer. He was looking for what God had to offer.
I have a confession to make. I enjoy life. I go to bed each night looking forward to the next day and what it might hold for me. I try to make the best of each moment. Sometimes I wonder if maybe I don't feel too comfortable here in this world when I really do realize that God has a better place waiting for me.
I believe in Heaven and I believe that Heaven is a real place and will be inhabited by real people who have been saved by God's grace. When I focus on what God has for me in the future, what I have here in the present pales by comparison.
When I focus on Heaven and upon God and being in His presence it doesn't make life in this world any less pleasant. I think that it is Faith that makes looking forward to that city while we live in this world a more pleasant experience.
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