In this sermon, Rev. C.H. Spurgeon explores the hope of future bliss that believers have in Christ. He emphasizes the importance of having a spirit free from envy, looking to the future with faith, and finding satisfaction in beholding God’s face and awakening in His likeness.

Discussion Questions

  1. How does envy hinder our ability to find satisfaction in Christ? How can we cultivate a spirit free from envy?
  2. What does it mean to look to the future with faith? How does this perspective impact our present circumstances?
  3. How does the hope of beholding God’s face in righteousness bring comfort and assurance to believers? How does this hope differ from earthly desires and possessions?
  4. What does it mean to wake up in God’s likeness? How does this relate to our current state of sin and imperfection?
  5. How does the promise of satisfaction in Christ contrast with the dissatisfaction we often experience in this world? How can we find contentment in Christ alone?
  6. How does the contrast between the righteous and the wicked in the future highlight the importance of faith in Christ? How does this contrast affect our understanding of salvation?
  7. How does the concept of waking up in God’s likeness give us hope and assurance in our journey of faith? How does it shape our perspective on death and eternity?


Dear Heavenly Father, we thank you for the hope of future bliss that we have in Christ. Help us to cultivate a spirit free from envy and to look to the future with faith and anticipation. May we find satisfaction in beholding your face and awakening in your likeness. Grant us the grace to trust in your promises and to live with contentment in Christ alone. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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