“Do you like it?”
The young husband anxiously searched his wife’s face for approval. He had spent hours researching and picking out the perfect gift for his young bride. Everyone had told him that she would like it, but there was still uncertainty in his heart.
With tears welling up in her eyes, she exclaimed, “I love it! It’s like a dream come true!”
Ah yes! How many times have we viewed or read of a similar scene? When something or someone positively overwhelms our senses, it is like our fondest and wildest dreams coming true! But how many times does this actually happen to us? I remember the overwhelming joy when I first met my wife, on a blind date! After a few minutes of introduction, I excused myself to the washroom. As I looked at my reflection in the mirror, I gestured with 2 thumbs up and unhesitatingly knew, “It’s like a dream come true!”
When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream.
Psalms 126:1 (ESV)
For the Jewish people, returning to their homeland after 70 years of Babylonian captivity, it was like a dream come true. They were home! God had restored them. But this psalm also looks ahead to something even more wonderful, homecoming for all the people of the world. It looks ahead to the Millennium when our Lord Jesus Christ will return to earth and establish His Kingdom. And when He returns, only those who have accepted Him as their Lord and Savior will be able to reign with Him. It will be a dream come true, for everyone who has ever dreamt of an end to tears and suffering.
A dream come true? It can be if you confess and repent of your sins and accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior.
Love and trust the Lord; seek His will in your life.