Colossians 1:5 5┬ábecause of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, (ESV) Our hope in Christ for the future is the mainspring and the mainstay of our joy down here today. Our hearts will be stirred by thinking often of heaven, for all that we can desire is promised there. Here we are tired and weary, but over there is the land of rest where the sweat of toil will no longer soak our shirts, and fatigue will be banished forever. To those who are weary and worn, the wordRead More →