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Princes William and Harry Will Receive Their Inheritance

The promise of a future inheritance is one of the many promises God makes to us in the Bible. But the concept itself is difficult for us to comprehend. One way to think about it would be to turn to some familiar names across the pond.

When Princess Diana died in 1997, she left a sizeable inheritance for her two sons, William and Harry, in the amount of $20.4 million. With investments and interest, that amount grew during their teens and twenties to $31.4 million. But the provision was such that William and Harry were only able to inherit this considerable estate after their 30th birthdays. In June 2012, William turned 30 and inherited his portion. Harry will inherit his portion on his 30th birthday as well. The estate is theirs. It is has been promised to them. It is in their names, and it has been set aside for them.

In the same way, as followers of Christ, we have an inheritance. Based on Jesus' promise, it is ours. It's in your name, and it's set aside for you. At the right time, you too will receive your inheritance in full.

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