Have you ever been walking down the street, driving in the car or studying for a test and a song comes on that captures your attention? It’s your favorite song, the beat grabs you and you can’t help but sing along, dance or beat out the rhythm. Maybe the song has such a grip on you that you can’t do anything but focus on that song.
This happens to me all the time. I’ll be going about my business, focusing on my day, when a song comes through my playlist that snatches my attention. I forget about what I was doing and start singing, dancing and drumming to the song. Often the song is so powerful that I fall silent and just focus on the meaning, the substance and the beauty.
I have a feeling that heaven will be like this:
- We’ll be engrossed by the environment around us.
- We’ll be encompassed by the beauty of God’s love and presence.
- We’ll be overwhelmed by the content in which we’re surrounded.
Our senses will be encircled by majesty so great that we’ll stand in stillness simply to listen and observe. We won’t be able to focus on anything other than the glory of God. We will only see His wonder and grace. We’ll be in love with loving Him and warmed by His loving embrace. Heaven will completely overwhelm us and draw us close to God’s greatness.
When a song comes to you that pulls you away from all else in your world, I pray that it pulls you closer to the Lord and gives you a glimpse of what being in paradise will be like forever. There is too much beauty here on earth to ignore it and walk by without a glimpse. Let it capture your heart and draw you nearer to the Creator.