Shalom all, I hope you are preparing for a good Sabbath or (a good worship weekend if you not Jewish). I will be firing up the grill to prepare some fresh burgers for a laid-back Sabbath tonight with just my family. The smells from the kitchen are tempting me to eat early as my wife and a few of my children are making lunch for tomorrow and dinner for tomorrow night as well. Isn’t rest a great thing? Well, for this week’s meditation, I offer a little excerpt from my upcoming book, The Life to Come: A Messianic Jewish View of Heaven. I hope it spurs you to think about the wonderful World to Come. After all, isn’t Sabbath a picture of that world?
Note: This excerpt is from chapter 2, explaining the vision of the prophets for the World to Come:
Amos and the Plowman
Amos was a sheepherder from Tekoa, a town in Judah in the south. God didn