When we’ve been here ten thousand years
Bright, shining as the sun
We’ve no less days to sing God’s praise
Than when we first begun.
Amazing Grace, by John Newton verse 6
We have many ways to praise God. Music comes to mind and praise songs. Some may think of the joy one feels at a beautiful sunset or sunrise and the awesome moments with God’s creation, nature. I love those special moments watching my children or friends and just feel so blessed. My heart explodes with gratitude and praise. Mark 13:31 says, “Heaven and earth will pass away but my words will not pass away.”
Jesus is called “The Word” by the apostle John when he says, “In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and was God.” God’s word, written and living, does not pass away and even 10,000 years into eternity we will be praising. I find that very comforting in our world where relationships, finances, health and talents comes to an end. The kingdom of heaven is not like the kingdom of this earth. We only see vaguely now but then we will praise as we are loved and understood and accepted. I can only bow my head in praise and say, “Thank you, Lord.”