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Nancy Guthrie and her husband, David, and son, Matt, make their home in Nashville, Tennessee, where they are members of Christ Presbyterian Church. Nancy speaks at conferences around the country and internationally, and is currently pursuing graduate studies at Covenant Theological Seminary. She and David are the co-hosts of the GriefShare video series used in more than 8,500 churches around the country and host Respite Retreats for couples who have experienced the death of a child. Nancy is the author of numerous books—her newest, the first in a five-book series of Old Testament Bible studies, The Promised One: Seeing Jesus in Genesis.
And as the wonder of this line begins to sink in, it makes us want to sing, too.
The reality of Christ changes everything about our lives, including the growing older part.
We must welcome God to have his way, accomplish his purpose.
The hymn we sing at Christmas anticipates joy when Christ comes the second time---when the kingdom he established at his first coming will be consummated as the reality we will live in forever.