The only way by which we can grow nearer and nearer to our Lord is by steadfastly keeping beside Him”. – Alexander McLarens
“And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. (Romans 8:23|KJV)
Our eager longing should therefore be characterized by preparedness at all times to meet Him when He comes or call. How prepared are you?