Never Lost in the Crowd

It’s audio devo day!

On that note, I announced on the podcast last week that I would be taking about a month off before starting Season 5…. and launching my new book, Journey through the Dark Night!

So, meanwhile, on Mondays I will be running some “Old Treasures” during my break. Be blessed by this one today!

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Crowd

“After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no man could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands” (Rev. 7:9, RSV).

A great multitude. I used to think on this aspect of everlasting life and actually feel a little concerned. A question would arise in my heart: How is Jesus going to distribute Himself among all the masses of people in heaven? How am I going to transition from intimately relating to Him through His Spirit here on earth, to encountering Him there face to face… and yet having to share Him with everyone else?

Here on earth, I don’t have to share His attention. I get all of it when I pray. I know His gaze is fixed directly on me. Spirit-to-spirit, He connect with me so exquisitely that I flounder to find words that could even come close to expressing the magnificence of His closeness. In heaven, how will He fix His gaze on individuals like me, if He is surrounded by an innumerable multitude? Will I have less of His attention?

One day, He settled it for me. Reading a Continue reading Never Lost in the Crowd