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Arise, and depart! Micah 2:10



The hour is approaching when the message will come to us, as it comes to all--"Arise, and go forth from the home in which thou hast dwelt, from the city in which thou hast done thy business, from thy family, from thy friends. Arise, and take thy last journey." And what know we of the journey? And what know we of the country to which we are bound? A little we have read thereof, and somewhat has been revealed to us by the Spirit; but how little do we know of the realms of the future! We know that there is a black and stormy river called "Death." God bids us cross it, promising to be with us. And, after death, what cometh? What wonder-world will open upon our astonished sight? What scene of glory will be unfolded to our view? No traveler has ever returned to tell. But we know enough of the heavenly land to make us welcome our summons thither with joy and gladness. The journey of death may be dark, but we may go forth on it fearlessly, knowing that God is with us as we walk through the gloomy valley, and therefore we need fear no evil. We shall be departing from all we have known and loved here, but we shall be going to our Father's house--to our Father's home, where Jesus is--to that royal "city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God." This shall be our last removal, to dwell for ever with Him we love, in the midst of His people, in the presence of God. Christian, meditate much on heaven, it will help thee to press on, and to forget the toil of the way. This vale of tears is but the pathway to the better country: this world of woe is but the stepping-stone to a world of bliss.

Spurgeon's Daily Devotional.

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Laurie Nordin
Laurie Nordin
Feb 07

What Beautiful words of hope! Thank you, Ross for sending to us, to encourage and strengthen our weary hearts and souls. it won't be too much longer and we will be Home! forever and ever and ever and ever to serve and adore our Father God and the Lord Jesus Christ! Hallelujah!! we have come soo far, let us keep our lamps burning bright with hope and anticipation!

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John Gonzalez
John Gonzalez
Feb 07

Hi Ross,

Electrician by trade, out here in the oil field, I just want to say , I’m in your click, as you say.

I admire the way you share Gods word, very clear and easy to understand.

May God continue to bless your diligent work.

John from Long Beach, Ca.

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John Gonzalez
John Gonzalez
Feb 07
Replying to

Ok, sorry I spelled a word wrong,

CLIQUE.

Not click.

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offroaddiscoveries
Feb 07

Wonderful encouraging words from one of my most favorite devotionals.

Thank you and have a blessed day!

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Diane Bergschneider
Diane Bergschneider
Feb 07

Love this very encouraging passage in Micah, Ross. Thank you so much and God bless you and keep you close to HIm. It won't be long now when the trumpet will sound for us believers!! 🙏 💕

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