Friday, December 20, 2019

December 20

For several years in a row, about this time of year, my daughters and I would enjoy the Victorian Christmas Stroll at the H. B. Plant museum at the old Tampa Hotel, which is now the campus of The University of Tampa. Then we would have dinner, and enjoy a performance of The Nut Cracker, at the Performing Arts Center, which is now called The Straz Center. This is a reminder that nothing stays the same. The kids grow up and have families, and start their own traditions, and what you once enjoyed, falls away. Trying to recreate it is nearly impossible, but the memories of those special times of the past will linger forever. 

One thing that will also go away is marriage, when we reach eternity. There is no need for marriage in heaven, because there is no longer death, or need for procreation. We won’t need companionship because our Savior will be all we need. However, here on earth and in this age, we still have to replenish it with people, so things are expected to change. Until we reach eternity, we must resign ourselves to the fact that the only thing sure, and unchanging is Jesus; that’s why we need him.

And Jesus said to them, “The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage, but those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and to the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage, for they cannot die anymore, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection. Luke 20:34-36

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