7. In Rev. Thomas Boston says: The divine perfections will be an unbounded field, in which the glorified shall walk eternally, seeing more and more of God; since they can never come to the end of the infinite. | Next If you have a testimony or story you would like to share or if you have a prayer request, please use the form below. Because after all, God's way to Heaven is the only one that counts. No danger 10. No more dying 11. Don’t you find yourself at times There will be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying, and no more pain” (Revelation 7:17, 21:4). No hospitals. It is the destiny of the saved “of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues” to be “before the throne of God and serve him day and night in his temple...” singing his praises (Revelation 7:9,15). And after many years, you know most of what there is to know. Graham answered some of our most common questions about heaven … In order for heaven to be a happy place, it must exclude all who do evil and have not repented. No sickness to suffer; no pain to 3. Victory songs Home Stephen K. Moroney - Study from the Bible and be encouraged to grow your faith! trusting in different things to get them there. What are we going to do in Heaven once we get there? In Heaven we’ll continually learn new things about God, going ever deeper in our understanding. All of this should motivate us to share the gospel of Christ with family, friends, neighbors and the whole world. | List God is called “the High and Lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy” (Isaiah 57:15). The temptations you battled—there are no battles now. “And night will be no more. statement of what will not be there: No death; no mourning. Just about everybody wants to go to heaven when they die. wonderful place, but John is telling us, “It’s better than that.” What’s No more crying. Now I want you to turn with me to Luke chapter 12, and here we have a parable of the Lord Jesus. 21:2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. Heaven will be an infinite world of new discoveries, and Jesus Christ will unfold them to you. It’s Here we are, in enemy territory, amid the sufferings of the present time, beset by sin and seeing our Father’s name dishonored all around us and yet we want to stay! Here, we go through seasons of feeling distant from God, and we want to have a new and fresh experience of God. Set your minds on things above, not on things on earth. “The Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water.” (Revelation 7:16). Every Christian wants to serve Christ, but we find ourselves Christ is the great Shepherd of His people. The Beauty of Heaven (Revelation 21-22) >Seven Final Visions >7th vision >Excursus on the New Jerusalem . No temple. will that be like after a million, million ages? memory so that you continue to derive happiness from them—things that happened The grave of Joseph of Arimathea was empty. No cemeteries. Granted, the definition of what “heaven” is varies from person to person, but here I’m talking about the Biblical heaven: a place of eternal, immensely fulfilling life in the presence of Jesus and all those who have had their sins forgiven by God. Most businesses and many residences pay each month to have dusk to dawn lights to push back the darkness. No more tear glands. “The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and his servants will serve him. When John saw the heavenly city, he was moved to say, “There shall by no means enter it anything that defiles or causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life” (Revelation 21:27). 8. Things about Heaven 9: Will shame keep us from enjoying heaven? Heaven is a place of everlasting joy and no more sorrow. Love as described in 1 Corinthians chapter 13 states all the qualities that I desire in myself and others. We will never leave heaven once we are there. Think about looking Things that are not in heaven 1. “Day and night” they serve Him. No more sorrow. theology. Scripture describes what heaven will be like but still, questions remain. But in heaven, you will be before His throne. Following Christ will lead you to springs of living >Excursus on the New Jerusalem. Some people worry that remembering terrible things they did on this earth would be too painful. “This Week at Unlocking the Bible” features new articles, radio programs, devotionals, and ministry updates, Colin Smith is the Senior Pastor of The Orchard Evangelical…. They know the Bible says that those who believe Jesus is the Son of God who died for their sins will receive eternal life, but they still feel ashamed. tired or we become discouraged. This is counter to the sin filled world I live in. Consider again those Greek words ginosko and epiginosko , translated “know” in 1 Corinthians 13:12, used of our present knowledge on Earth and our future knowledge in Heaven. The reality is, however, that a choice must be made. Highest glory You Report Add Reply anonymous Jul 10, 2009 3:54pm If You Turn on a Light, You Did Something You Will Never Do in Heaven. All your questions will be answered. Matthew 7:21-23). gone. First, HEAVEN IS A PLACE OF A LARGE HOST OF REDEEMED. No temptation 7. John saw a great multitude of the saved, who had endured tribulation, now singing and worshiping before the throne and the Lamb. ten years ago or twenty years ago. are fulfilled. stay, for the sake of the work still to be done, but longing to get home. 21:1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. Tap the title above, next to the arrow, to go to that lesson with a link back to this page. And indeed John was told, “As for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, the murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.” (Revelation 21:8). So to help us overcome the fear, here are five crazy things I think followers of Jesus will likely do in heaven. Friends and Loved Ones in Heaven . That is surely heaven’s theme song. away every tear from their eyes. Literally, the tears will be wiped “out of their We will never sell or misuse your information. No fear 9. heaven?”. After his resurrection, Jesus’s body was clearly transformed, but it was still the very same physical body that was laid in the tomb. If you have been washed in the blood of (Revelation 21:23- God is the light.) (Revelation 21:4) 3. The singing was about the victory of the Lamb who was slain and his “power and riches and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and blessing” (Revelation 5:11, 7:12). water in heaven, so find life by following Christ now. 10. that some people thought heaven would be filled only with studying book of Piper seems to think that the joys we have in heaven will have no relationship whatsoever to the joys we have here on earth. New Living Translation And this is the plan: At the right time he will bring everything together under the authority of Christ—everything in heaven and on earth. No crosses to carry; no fears to face. John sees the glory of heaven, the presence of Jesus, the To do nothing will mean being eternally lost. No failures 8. You will live in the presence of the Father and the Son. Christ will wipe every Many think that they are going to heaven but they are actually going to hell. To know about Heaven we must go to the place where Heaven was first mentioned; the Bible. to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment--to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ. 1. We But let's look at what God says in the Bible. The Bible does not fully answer this question, but does describe several of the eternal activities believers will be involved with in heaven. No more standing in front of caskets. “God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.” (Revelation 7:17). I’m going to discover all kinds of marvelous things.” Yes, it will be a We will dwell where God and the Lamb are enthroned. But generally speaking they are unseen. of us worships as we would like to worship. When you finish reading my list, maybe you can add your own. But better still, we will live among the angels! They will need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be their light, and they will reign forever and ever.” (Revelation 22:5, ESV).