In the sanctuary, you get the light of another world, of which Christ is the Centre. The apostle speaks of it, and he says, “Though our outward man perish, yet the inward is renewed day by day. For our light affliction which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things that are not seen” (2 Cor 4:16). That is the holiest. The apostle lived in the light of another world, and he held fast to it. You learn in the sanctuary what to hold fast to. Do you not see that what you are in touch with down here must come to an end? You are down here in natural life, and you can thank God for all the mercies you partake of in this life, but the whole question is whether you see another world where there is no failure or decay. Everything in this world is marked by decay, but there is not a trace of death in the holiest. You have passed death, and you have got the sense in your souls that you belong to another scene where no death can be…It should be that you see you belong to that world, that blessed scene, in which Christ is…Christianity proposes to put you in present touch with what abides, with what will not decay, and with what we shall never lose.
(William Johnson, Addresses and other Ministry, page 341) Golden Nugget Number 374
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