Posted in October 2013, Religious, Rhyme, Scripture

Heaven Awaits


Death visited last night
It took the body of someone I knew
His earthly tent is now empty
But his spirit lives someplace new

There’s a heavenly mansion above
That Jesus prepared and took him to
Where he’ll dwell forever in peace
Because he believed what was true

We all can join him there
And have our mansion too
We just need to believe and receive
What Jesus did for me and you

Rhyme
Leona J. Atkinson  10-25-13
In memory of Herman (Rock) Kunneman, a brother in Christ, and former brother-in-law on earth.

In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.  –Jesus  (John 14:2,3)

For we know that if our earthly house, this tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. (2 Corinthians 5:1)

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. (John 3:16 )

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A born and raised Midwesterner who traveled to Oregon in 2006 via the Oregon Trail route, fell in love with Oregon and now calls it home. I am retired and pursuing my life long dream of becoming a Freelance Inspirational Writer.

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