There's More To Come


©Deborah Bolack 2004
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Jesus left his heavenly glory to take the form of man.
When his blood was shed at Calvary, he fulfilled the Father’s plan.
Then he rose up from the grave;
defeated death, and the victory won.
God prepared for me a Saviour,
and more blessings are to come.

Precious promises prepared by my Father;
wondrous blessings he sends from above.
Praise God, my cup is overflowing,
and I know there’s more to come.

Though I’ve lived in many houses; had rooms to call my own,
Jesus promised me a mansion, when I reach my heavenly home.
In that city of pure gold, with walls of jasper, on precious stones,
God’s prepared for me a blessing,
and there’s more to come I know.

Precious promises prepared by my Father;
wondrous blessings he sends from above.
Praise God, my cup is overflowing,
and I know there’s more to come.

God gives friends to share in laughter; sends sunshine after rain.
He gives strength to bear each burden,
and his word to guide my way.
He gives wisdom, joy, and peace,
unending mercy, such grace and love.
God prepares me daily blessings,
and I know there’s more to come.

Precious promises prepared by my Father;
wondrous blessings he sends from above.
Praise God, my cup is overflowing,
and I know there’s more to come.
Praise God, there’s more to come!
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Philippians 2:8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

1 Corinthians 15:3b,4 how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures: and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

John 14:2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

Revelation 21:11,19-21 Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like jasper stone, clear as crystal; And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald; The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, and amethyst. And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.

Hebrews 11:10 For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God.


As a child, I always had a fascination with shiny stones, and I collected them whenever I had an opportunity. My favorites where called agates. I liked the way the light shone through them when I held them up to the sun. One of my older brothers even built me a special box to keep my rock collection in. I don’t know why we humans are so attracted to glittering stones and gems, but it’s obvious from the size of the jewelry industry that I’m not the only one who likes them.

When I began to seek God through his word, one of the first books I read was Revelation. I didn’t understand much of it, but when I came to Chapter 21, I began to read the description of the Holy City, Jerusalem. As I read about the light being like a jasper stone, clear as crystal, and how the foundations of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones, I couldn’t imagine anything more beautiful. I could picture the jasper light shining through the walls in some places, and reflecting off others, causing prisms to dance along that street of transparent gold. I thought about how most of us would be thrilled to hold just a handful of precious gems. I’m sure God knew how much importance we would place on these shiny bits of his creation. To think that he had used these gems as building blocks and paving stones made me realize just how small our dreams are in comparison to what God has prepared. I think I decided right then that I wanted to see that city for myself.



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