Eschatology, Longing, The Church

The Wedding Day

This is the story of the Son of God

Hanging on a cross for me

But it ends with a Bride and a Groom 

and a wedding by a glassy sea

O death, where is your sting? 

Cause I’ll be there singing 

Holy, holy, holy is Your name.


This is the story of a bride in white

waiting on her wedding day

Anticipation welling up inside 

while her Groom is crowned a King

O death, where is your sting?

Cause we’ll be there singing 

Holy, holy, holy is Your name.

“And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying, “Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns! Let us be glad and rejoice and give Him glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife has made herself ready.” And to her it was granted to be arrayed in fine linen, clean and bright, for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.” // ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭19:6-8‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

This is all I am living, breathing & preparing for. Every sacrifice, every longing twist of the heart and every single bit of waiting will be worth it on that glorious day. All things will be made new then – every tear wiped away and every sorrow turned to joy as we behold the face of the One we have faithfully loved this whole time. How our hearts will swell.. How all of heaven and earth will burst forth together in one resounding chorus of praise and singing. Marriage here on earth is beautiful, but it is only a reflection of all there is to come.

He is worth the wait. Until then, let our lives echo with the voice a longing bride who is making herself ready.

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Desire, Eschatology, Eternity, Forerunner Message, Longing, Worship

Worth the Wait

I’ve never been good at waiting. When I know something, I want it. When I see treasure of great worth and beauty (even more so, treasure I know is promised for me!) everything in me yearns to the point of tears. There have been times when I feel like I will break from longing. 

The heartache of waiting is real. But so is the beauty of hope. These two emotions mingle together into a strange unsettling sigh. 

But He is worth it. He is worth the heartache of waiting. He is worth the tears and the longing. Every twist of my heart brings me closer to a life lived beside the One I love. 

“…not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off were assured of them, embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. For those who say such things declare plainly that they seek a homeland.. they desire a better, that is, a heavenly country. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for He has prepared a city for them.”
‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭11:13-14, 16‬ ‭

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Eschatology, Eternity, Musings, Worship

Singing My Way Into The Truth

Every time I worship, I worship not from a place of having fully known. I sing from a place of my heart learning more and more the truths that I am singing. My lips pour fourth great and drastic exclamations of faith, and though my heart is but catching up, those words are not lies. I am broken, but He takes my weak worship and covers it in grace to make it real and beautiful unto Him.

I know Him to a measure. I have seen Him through my veiled eyes. So much so that He has become the first Beloved of my heart! Even so… I have but scratched the surface of knowing who this marvelous God is.

One day I will see Him fully and love Him fully. Until then, this is the pilgrimage of my heart… here in the waiting, here in the now but not yet, here in my brokenness – I will yet sing my way into the fullness of Truth and knowing.

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Bridal Paradigm, Eschatology, Eternity, Forerunner Message, Longing, The Church, Worship

And This Is Eternal Life

Every time I’m in a congregation and we stand as one to worship Jesus together, my heart is so moved. What will it be like on that day when we stand on that sea of glass gazing upon the Lamb of God with unveiled eyes? We will see Him as He is and we will behold the pure unadulterated glory shining from His beautiful face. Can you imagine the love that will swell up in our hearts? The worship that will pour forth from our lips?

He is worthy and He is beautiful – I know that even now though I see through a dim glass. My heart bursts and overflows with worship, though I am separated from Him by the veil of eternity. What will happen when the curtain of time is finally removed?

That is eternal life! That we may know Him, behold Him, love Him and be with Him forevermore. It is all I am longing for here on this side of time. And here in the waiting, as I ache and yearn for His returning, let me be found standing amongst the congregation of the righteous, with heaven’s praises always on my lips.

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Consecration, Eschatology, Eternity, Fear of God, Forerunner Message, The Church, Truth

Love Wins

In the midst of the darkest and most confused hour in human history, may the Lord find a remnant faithful unto Him. As His eyes search to and fro throughout the earth, may He find an entire generation given over to Him, no matter the cost. May He find consecrated ones standing for Jesus, standing for truth, standing for love. Real love – the kind that goes hand in hand with truth, righteousness and saving grace – not the kind that celebrates perversion, compromise, and political correctness.

When the whole world rises up to shake their fists at You, let the wise be found on Your side. When the nations rage against You, let the humble be found hidden under the shelter of Your wings. When the masses gather to hate Your ways and curse Your name, let the faithful be found loving and exalting Your name.

Strengthen Your saints Lord! Keep us standing to the end. When You return, You will find faith on this earth.

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Eschatology, Forerunner Message, Longing, Musings, Pain

Hope Of Creation

My heart breaks when I look at the chaos and the confusion our world is in today. How in need we are of God. Man cannot fix man. Man cannot help man. There is a rise of blatant injustice and an increasing hatred for what is pure, noble and true. There is brokenness everywhere. There is no political solution we can come up with on our own to fix a broken and dying world. How in need we are for the return of Jesus. Our world is spinning out of control, and we can never fix it on our own because the root of most of what is going on today is the darkness of the human heart. How in need we are of the return of Jesus to make the wrong things right. We need His government and His rule because He alone is the perfect King. His judgements alone are true, perfect and good.

Jesus come back. Come back and help the widow, the orphan… the little girl who is being raped every day by man after man after man. Come back and help the needy, the oppressed and the defenseless. Come back and set the captives free. Come back and give us beauty for our ashes. Come back Lord. Come back with Your justice and Your righteousness. Come back with Your perfect judgements. We need You. Mankind needs You. We are dead and we are lost without You. 

“I will not leave you orphans, I will come to you.” (John 14:18)

This is Your promise. Do not leave us as orphans Jesus. Come to us. You are our only hope.

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Bridal Paradigm, Consecration, Destiny, Eschatology, Eternity, Forerunner Message, Longing, Love, The Church, Wilderness

You Will Have Your Bride

We must understand that He wants us so much more than we will ever want Him. What we feel for Him is a mere flicker of a flame compared to how His heart burns for us. His zeal for us is far more consuming than ours will ever be for Him, yes, even during the heights of passion when we are declaring our vows with tears streaming down our faces.

Know that His faithfulness towards us is far greater than our faithfulness towards Him. Our grip is feeble, but His is not. We are so weak, but He is strong, and He is able to keep us.

All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will by no means cast out. This is the will of the Father who sent Me, that of all He has given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day. (John 6:37, 39 NKJV)

He wants us. He has been waiting for His Bride since eternity’s past, and He WILL have what He has set out to possess. The fiery promise He has made to us is that He will be faithful to complete the good work He started.

If we will not harden our hearts towards Him, He will keep us to the end. In that day we will stand before Him, and it will be the gladness of His heart. That glorious day is everything He has desired for with an all consuming jealousy, everything all of heaven has been holding its breath for, and everything the entire creation has been groaning for.

Jesus will have His Bride.

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