Tag Archives: Heaven

An unnerving truth about heaven

Many of us want to say, “Only those who accept Jesus as Savior go to heaven.” Or, “Only those who believe in the gospel go to heaven.” These are not necessarily wrong statements, but they possibly conceal what Jesus revealed. Continue reading

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Eternal significance of good works

What is the eternal significance to our earthly lives?  Continue reading

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I want heaven now

My relationship with the God of heaven causes me to long for a heaven-like place—to long for things to be right. Continue reading

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Desiring Heaven – now…

God’s Spirit in me is the cause of my desire for a world filled with the presence of God and absent the things his presence will remove. Continue reading

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People in heaven prior to the resurrection

Life in heaven prior to the resurrection of our bodies. Continue reading

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Connecting earth and heaven

Although we know that good works do not accomplish our salvation, we must take seriously the connection between this life and heaven. Continue reading

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The anxiety we feel in death

Our Creator did not allow death to have the final word. Life in our present physical bodies is not our only existence. Continue reading

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What did Jesus teach about entering heaven?

Is there a difference between the way you invite people to receive salvation from God and the way Jesus did? Is there consistency from the gospels through the epistles regarding how one is to be reconciled to God and assured of heaven? Continue reading

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Sure and contagious Hope

Hope that inspires us to press on in the face of distressing and discouraging circumstances. Continue reading

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Will Heaven solve our problems?

When we are confronted with something utterly and dreadfully evil, appallingly wicked, or just plain tragic… Continue reading

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