How Often Do You Think About Heaven?

1Cor. 13.12-13a speaks about the Christian’s hope: For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. And now these three remain: faith, hope and love (NIV). Mirrors, in ancient times, were not very good at revealing an image. Water in bowls suffered from the problem of the image being backlit, and thus hard to see. Polished brass mirrors also reproduced an indistinct image compared to modern mirrors. Paul says that our outlook on life is indistinct, like a child’s understanding; and, when in heaven, we will have a full comprehension (13.11). During the earthly life, Paul recognizes three governing Christian qualities: faith, hope, and love. Here is an article about “hope,” the often neglected Christian quality. Setting our priorities with heaven’s focus centers our lives on eternal perspectives.

How Often Do You Think About Heaven? | Desiring God

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