THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Friday, January 7, 2000

God has set in the midst of you, as the ever present witness and figure of heaven, His holy House of Prayer. There it stands, built for no earthly purpose, different in shape, and in all things belonging to it, from earthly habitations; speaking only of heaven, and heavenly uses, and heavenly gifts, and heavenly blessings; the gate of heaven when we are brought into it as little children to Christ;—the gate of heaven, if so God grant us, when we are brought to it, and pass through it the last time on our way to our grave beside it. And here we meet our God.
... R. W. Church (1815-1890), Village Sermons, New York: Macmillan Company, 1897, p. 110-111 (see the book; see also Isa. 56:6-7; Ps. 84:10; 122:1; Isa. 2:3; John 4:23; more at Child, Death, Heaven, Holiness, Prayer, Witness)

 
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