Heavenly Beauty


Psalm 8:3-6 –

When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? You have made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honour. You made them rulers over the works of your hands; you put everything under their feet.

They shall come from the east,
they shall come from the west,
And sit down in the Kingdom of God;
Both the rich and the poor,
the despised, the distressed,
They’ll sit down in the Kingdom of God.
And none will ask what they have been
Provided that their robes are clean;
They shall come from the east,
they shall come from the west,
And sit down in the Kingdom of God.See the source image
2.
They shall come from the east,
they shall come from the west,
And sit down in the Kingdom of God;
To be met by their Father and welcomed and blessed,
And sit down in the Kingdom of God.
The black, the white, the dark, the fair,
Your colour will not matter there;
They shall come from the east,
they shall come from the west,
And sit down in the Kingdom of God.
3.
They shall come from the east,
they shall come from the west,
And sit down in the Kingdom of God;
Out of great tribulation to triumph and rest
They’ll sit down in the Kingdom of God.
From every tribe and every race,
All men as brothers shall embrace;
They shall come from the east,
they shall come from the west.
And sit down in the Kingdom of God.

I suppose you could say this is part 2 of yesterday’s blog “God’s Creation” .

The Bible and this video gives us this wonderful image of heaven. A place where there are no wars, no evil. Everything is peaceful. I think the words of the above song are very fitting.

3 thoughts on “Heavenly Beauty

  1. Don't Lose Hope Oct 19, 2020 / 2:07 pm

    Beautiful. I’ve always loved this song (it reminds me of Congresses in Kelvin Hall) – and especially the words:
    “And none will ask what they have been
    Provided that their robes are clean.”
    Such comforting words 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

      • Kenneth Ratcliffe Oct 19, 2020 / 5:39 pm

        I currently Soldier at Lockerbie Corps near Dumfries, may I ask which Corps you attend. Incidently I also used to attend the cogresses at Kelvin Hall as I used to soldier at Whifflet Corps ( now closed) in Coatbridge

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