Friday, July 21 — Psalm 88:1–5
Isaiah 42:10–43:21; Philippians 2:19–30
When the song was raised, with trumpets and cymbals and other musical instruments, in praise to the Lord, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever,” the glory of the Lord filled the house of God. 2 Chronicles 5:13,14
The holy city, the new Jerusalem, has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God is its light, and its lamp is the Lamb. Revelation 21:2,23
Blessed Architect, what a home you have prepared for us! The light never dims, the music never ends. In it is found no evil, nor darkness, nor crying, nor pain. Best of all, we will be with you. Prepare our hearts for the day when we become heavenly citizens. Amen.