What We Will Be

Bits of Bread

1 John 3:2 “Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.”

John has just asserted that we are the children of God in the previous verse. He repeats himself as if to say, “Dear friends, I know how easy it is to doubt that God still considers you his own. I know that when you are suffering some unbearable pain, and you beg and beg God to take it away, and still it goes on, you wonder if he still considers you his children. I know that when you have committed some awful sin, and you are overwhelmed by the shame of what you have done, you wonder if he still can consider you his children.”

“But don’t judge…

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