We know but little now about the conditions of the life that is to come. But what is certain is that Love must last. God, the Eternal God, is Love. Covet, therefore, that everlasting gift.
Author: Henry Drummond Source: The Greatest Thing in the World, p. 54.
The imperious claim of a Kingdom upon its members is not peculiar to Christianity. It is the law in all departments of Nature that every organism must live for its Kingdom. And in defining living FOR the higher Kingdom as the condition of living in it, Christ enunciates a principle which all Nature has prepared us to expect.
"Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; love vaunteth not itself." Get these ingredients into your life. Then everything that you do is eternal. It is worth doing. It is worth giving time to.
Author: Henry Drummond Source: The Greatest Thing in the World, p. 60.
Satan's greatest success is in making people think they have plenty of time before they die to consider their eternal welfare.
Author: John Owen Source: Meditation on the Glory of Christ, 1684, ch. 15.
The sea is an excellent figure of the fulness of God, and that of the blessed Spirit. For as the rivers all return into the sea; so the bodies, the souls, and the good works of the righteous, return into God, to live there in his eternal repose.