Will Be Reunited
thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for thy work shall be
rewarded, saith the Lord; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.
And there is hope in thine end, saith the Lord, that thy children shall come
again to their own border. Jer. 31:16, 17
Christ is coming with clouds and with
great glory. . . . He will come to raise the dead, and to change the living
saints from glory to glory. . . . There will be a re-linking of the family
Oh, wonderful redemption! long talked of,
long hoped for, contemplated with eager anticipation. . . .
The living righteous are changed "in
a moment, in the twinkling of an eye." At the voice of God they were
glorified; now they are made immortal, and with the risen saints are caught up
to meet their Lord in the air. Angels "gather together the elect from the
four winds, from one end of heaven to the other." Little children are
borne by holy angels to their mothers' arms. Friends long separated by death
are united, nevermore to part, and with songs of gladness ascend together to
the city of God.
With joy unutterable parents see the
crown, the robe, the harp, given to their children. The days of hope and fear
are ended. . . . Their children have been redeemed.
There we shall see on every hand the
beautiful trees of Paradise, in the midst of them the tree of life. There we
shall behold with undimmed vision the beauties of Eden restored. There we shall
cast at the feet of our Redeemer the crowns that He has placed on our heads,
and touching our golden harps, we shall offer praise and thanksgiving to Him
that sitteth on the throne. . . . May you all be among those who shall enter
through the gates of pearl into the city of our God. May you, as unbroken
families, dwell forever in that haven of rest. To this end may God help you now
to strive for the crown of life.
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