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Jesus Is the Heaven Preparing Son of God (9 of 10)
Series: "Who Is Jesus?"
John 12:34, John 14:1-3
May 22, 2005
1. Supernal Home
A) Our Father's House
B) Our Family's House
C) Our Future House
2. Eternal Home
A) Enjoy the Eternal Presence of Jesus
B) Experience the Eternal Provision of Jesus
3. Personal Home
A) Place of Many Mansions
B) Place of My Mansion
Someone has given us the following signs that you are no longer a kid (or even close). In other words, signs that you are getting old:
You're asleep, but others worry that you're dead.
Your back goes out more than you do.
You buy a compass for the dash of your car.
You are proud of your lawn mower.
Your best friend is dating someone half their age...and isn't breaking any laws.
Your arms are almost too short to read the newspaper.
You enjoy hearing about other people's operations.
You consider coffee one of the most important things in life.
People call at 9 pm. And ask, "Did I wake you?"
You have a dream about prunes.
You send money to PBS.
The end of your tie doesn't come anywhere near the top of your pants.
You wear black socks with sandals.
You know what the word equity means.
Your ears are hairier than your head.
You talk about "good grass" and you're referring to someone's lawn.
You get into a heated argument about pension plans.
You got cable for the weather channel.
I recently saw an article on age-phobia, the fear or dread of getting old. It seems some people really struggle about getting old. When it comes to looking at old age you could look at it the way one man, who had lived a full life, looked at growing old. He said, "I enjoy celebrating birthdays. And I am not worried about the alternative because I'm ready any time to leave this world and head for a perfect place."
For those who know the Lord, there is a perfect place awaiting them. It is a place that at the present, Jesus is preparing for us. He said to His disciples in John 14: ...
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