This world is not my home!
Abraham and Sarah chose to follow the Almighty’s leading. That same choice is before you and me – as it has been for Christians for 2,000 years. “It was difficult for the young church,” observes De Haan. One difficulty was deciding in which kingdom they wanted to live – God’s or Rome’s. “In the early second century,” writes de Haan, “an anonymous writer of The Shepherd of Hermas found it necessary to shame Christians in his time who apparently no longer thought of Heaven with longing.”