Have you ever heard these lines? “Oh, to dwell there above with the saints that we love, that would be glory. But to dwell here below with the saints that we know, that’s another story!”
Between now and the time we arrive in heaven, we’ve got some living to do together, don’t we? That’s the other story. Let’s take a look at that story, because it can turn out to be a happy journey.
Whenever a young man and woman get together, and they talk about getting married, can you picture them having this kind of a conversation? Where the guy says to his girl, “Boy, you sure bug me. You know you bother me more than you give me pleasure, and we’re always fighting with each other, and it’s a very difficult thing for us to find a basis for getting along. Why don’t we do this the rest of our lives? Will you marry me?”