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23. The Sanctuary of Eternal Blessings: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

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Psalm 23:6b
March 31             As I finish the 23rd psalm, today’s lesson is perhaps among my favorite of this psalm and of all of the Bible. I shared my testimony last night and the need I had which led me to my salvation was simply this: I wanted to go to Heaven! I still want to dwell in the house of the Lord forever. I am a little jealous when I go to a funeral and while there is still work to do here on earth, Paul said to live is Christ and to die is gain. The Persuasion:“I will dwell…” God wants me to be assured of my future dwelling place. 1 John 5:13 says, “These things have I written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God; that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may believe in the name of the Son of God.” Yesterday we saw the surety of earthly blessings, but our eternal blessings are equally sure. Eternal life would not be very long if you could lose it. Paul was persuaded than nothing could separate him from the love of God (Rom. 8:38). He told Ti…