Service on Earth and in Heaven

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I have had much joy in the thought that our names are written in heaven. What repose! God makes no mistake; He knows whom He wishes to place there, and it will be suitable; we shall not be unfit for such a place. What joy! and if we have to wait, we have what heaven will not give—to work for the Lord where He is rejected—to serve Him well.
"His servants shall serve Him," it is said in Rev. 22:33And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: (Revelation 22:3); but that service will be either a service of joy and goodness in which we shall be superior to those who profit by it, or a service in which we shall glorify God directly. But it will not be bearing the reproach of Christ in the place where we have the glory of participating in His sufferings, even in a very feeble measure. May He give us to be faithful until He comes!