The Christ, the infinite unknown being of God confined to the created state of man, rose after death. And so WE shall rise…
Peter, for a few unforgettable moments walked on water. It is a clue of what we shall be in the day the universe is remade to be obedient to the will of glorified and obedient men.
Jesus walked through walls. He teleported. He communicated by thought-talk. He levitated. He was not some mutation of evolution, but an exhibit of original design. Our big Brother is the proto-type of the human race. We shall be like Him for we shall see Him as He is. And so We shall rise…
Paul, a spectator of the cosmic summer which is our eternal home, was stupefied at his vision. Prolific at words, he is wordless to describe the sights, sounds and sensations of spirit joined with body as nature intended. And so We shall rise.
…to ceaseless adoration. We will adore as a mother adores the first sight of her babe. We will adore as man adores his first love and yearns to occupy all his time contemplating the other. We will adore without longing, because we will have it all.
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I can hardly wait!
Then Aslan turned to them and said: ‘…you are- as you used to call it in the Shadowlands –dead. The term is over. The holidays have begun, the dream is ended; this is the morning.”
And for us this is the end of all the stories, and we can most truly say that they all lived happily ever after. But for them it was only the beginning of the real story. All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on forever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.
Well I hope there’s some longing, something to work for, something to learn, something to do.