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These people have been crushed, but look at them now! Many times students in our church have shared with me that they don’t like thinking about heaven because when they think about eternity it scares them. All the angels joined in (Revelation 7:9-11). Lord as we would like to serve Him. Jonathan Edwards asks, “Do you think it will be any less in The Beauty of Heaven (Revelation 21-22) >Seven Final Visions >7th vision >Excursus on the New Jerusalem . statement of what will not be there: No death; no mourning. (Revelation 21:4 – no pain) 5. Their knowledge will increase to eternity; and if their knowledge, their holiness; for as they increase in the knowledge of God, they will see more of his excellency (beauty), and the more they see of his excellency (beauty) the more they will love him, and the more they love God, the more delight and happiness they will have in 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). No danger 10. 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). "This Week at Unlocking the Bible" features new articles, radio programs, devotionals, and ministry updates. John sees the glory of heaven, the presence of Jesus, the He says of the garden: Paradise was no mere seminary. In that article Jack writes: “There is only one way for you to see heaven and Jesus Christ is the one and only access to it.” (John 6:44, Acts 4:12, 16:30-31) You can read that article here: Heaven. The pain you 9. Jesus was raised to earth, not to heaven. ¶“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. You will live in the presence of the Father and the Son. Why is my response to the grace of God so 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! Many people think that they are carnal Christians when they are not Christians at all. Friends, we are talking about exponentially increasing joy! 29 If you are not currently a follower of Jesus Christ, you cannot understand what this will be like, and it will probably not have any appeal for you. 3. ten years ago or twenty years ago. All your questions will be answered. 2. asking, “Why is my heart so sluggish? No more death there. heaven?”. Thankfully, Rev. to confess; no temptations to overcome. Love as described in 1 Corinthians chapter 13 states all the qualities that I desire in myself and others. (Revelation 21:4 – no death) 4. “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…. Friends and Loved Ones in Heaven . 10. God is love (1 John 4:16). as you always wished you could. That place is heaven. In Heaven we’ll continually learn new things about God, going ever deeper in our understanding. | Next | List We will dwell where God and the Lamb are enthroned. 8. Here, we go through seasons of feeling distant from God, and we want to have a new and fresh experience of God. How exciting and beautiful it will be to see these angels and sing with them! God in his wondrous grace has planned the very best for us. The second thing that I know I will find in heaven is love. missing? 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. Many think that they are going to heaven but they are actually going to hell. Are we just going to float around in the clouds and play harps all day? When you finish reading my list, maybe you can add your own. (Revelation 21:1) 2. eyes.” This is telling us God removes, not only the tears, but also the source Stephen K. Moroney - Study from the Bible and be encouraged to grow your faith! 6. 6. In heaven, you will serve God “Then I looked, and I heard around the throne and the living creatures and the elders the voice of many angels, numbering myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands” (Revelation 5:11). Look at what lies ahead of you, and it will help you to face whatever you are facing today. All of this should motivate us to share the gospel of Christ with family, friends, neighbors and the whole world. away every tear from their eyes. 1. No drugs 5. Simply because we will know God for who He is and comprehend His greatness and majesty in a way that is veiled to us at present doesn't mean that we will know every craft and trade and possess all knowledge … For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns! tear from your eye in heaven, so find comfort by drawing near to Him now. That is surely heaven’s theme song. 8 Things That Won’t Get You To Heaven. resolved. The word Jesus used for "paradise" is paradeisos which means "a park, that is, (specifically) an Eden (place of future happiness, paradise)". No divorce 4. Just about everybody wants to go to heaven when they die. No more dying 11. However, in heaven, we will be "married" to Jesus, who will be our spiritual "husband." | Bible Topics John heard a great multitude in heaven saying, “Alleluia! Christ will wipe every Most businesses and many residences pay each month to have dusk to dawn lights to push back the darkness. joy by serving Him now. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads”, ¶“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. www.simplybible.com Copyright © Ron Graham 2014, “The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and his servants will serve him. wonderful place, but John is telling us, “It’s better than that.” What’s The Beauty of Heaven (Revelation 21-22) endure. The grave of Joseph of Arimathea was empty. He points out that life in the new heaven and the new earth will be So his heaven will surely be filled with love. End of sorrows The hope of Heaven is a main theme in the book of Revelation. “The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and his servants will serve him. But generally speaking they are unseen. We will never sell or misuse your information. Imagine if you can, a place where no one wants to do evil; no one hurts you; no one hates you; everyone helps you. 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). Every tear! Set your minds on things above, not on things on earth. What will we do in Heaven?" 1. First, HEAVEN IS A PLACE OF A LARGE HOST OF REDEEMED. 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). He feeds them and that is why they are never hungry (7:16). The Bible mentions angels several times, but it does not tell us much about them. (Revelation 21:4) 3. And after many years, you know most of what there is to know. No sorrow 2. No sickness 3. We don't doubt that angels are on earth helping God’s people. our unanswered questions. He is asking us to believe that nothing we experience here on earth translates into anything that we experience in heaven. God will be our source of joy. Let us be glad and rejoice and give him glory...”, “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.”, “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”, “Outside are dogs and sorcerers and fornicators and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practises a lie”, “Its gates shall not be shut at all by day and there is no night there”. No more sorrow. Heaven will be an infinite world of new discoveries, and Jesus Christ will unfold them to you. The same will doubtless be true of the world to come. throw ourselves into serving Christ and into living for Christ, and then we get To know about Heaven we must go to the place where Heaven was first mentioned; the Bible. “Outside are dogs and sorcerers and fornicators and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practises a lie” (Revelation 22:15). Four Things We Won’t Need in Heaven (But Ought to Pursue Here on Earth) J. Warner November 16, 2018 Heaven, Writings 1 Comment 11,332 Views. No crosses to carry; no fears to face. The temptations you battled—there are no battles now. Think about looking No more cemeteries. But better still, we will live among the angels! The New Heaven and New Earth will contain elements of the earth we now know: art, worship in music, song, and dance, perhaps building, decorating, designing, and instruction. “Day and night” they serve Him. will that be like after a million, million ages? The reality is, however, that a choice must be made. I’m going to discover all kinds of marvelous things.” Yes, it will be a Half of the time in this world is spent in darkness. (Revelation 21:22 -not needed because God is there on His throne). For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns! Tap the title above, next to the arrow, to go to that lesson with a link back to this page. Report Add Reply anonymous Jul 10, 2009 3:54pm He busies himself with the things of this life, placing thoughts of death, heaven, and hell into the distant future (Matthew 24:48, Ecclesiastes 8:11). This article is part of the 10 Things You Should Know series. keep going back, and over the years, you’ve gotten to know it better and better. >Seven Final Visions We will never leave heaven once we are there. No hospitals. 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. It offered scope for art, science, and technology as well as theology. Because heaven is a real place, we sometimes think it must be outside our present universe - which would mean that it is billions and billions of light years away. No sickness to suffer; no pain to You You may think, “Heaven’s going to be a wonderful place where No more mourning. there! Things that are not in heaven 1. “And night will be no more. Very simply the Bible gives us humans two choices: “The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 6:23). In Rev. Not only the Creator but the creation, too will be an object of wonder to the redeemed. does not come into play. Tap the title above, next to the arrow, to go to that lesson with a link back to this page. No more tear glands. 7. Who can think about the future without considering whether there is another existence after this life? Most of us have heard what we will find in heaven, but here are 25 Things You Won’t Find in Heaven. No more sorrow. So to help us overcome the fear, here are five crazy things I think followers of Jesus will likely do in heaven. Don’t you find yourself at times No tears. Following Christ will lead you to springs of living If you have a testimony or story you would like to share or if you have a prayer request, please use the form below. But in heaven we will make friends of them and dwell among them. Let us be glad and rejoice and give him glory...” (Revelation 19:6-7). | The Hub Most likely today, you will do things you will never do in heaven. credit: Pexels.com. Because after all, God's way to Heaven is the only one that counts. Many people believe that the only thing believers will do in heaven is sing songs of worship to God. (Rev 21:4). 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. Tap a Lookup below to generate a list of lessons. stay, for the sake of the work still to be done, but longing to get home. All your doubts will be that produces the tears—even their tear ducts! No! This seems like it would become boring to do for eternity. This joy will go on increasing forever! Christ, it will not be long before you are there too. We will “inhabit eternity” too —a profound and humbling thought. All who love Christ worship Him, but none memory so that you continue to derive happiness from them—things that happened But in heaven, you will be before His throne. But let's look at what God says in the Bible. Many children and some adults sleep with night-lights. in conflict: “The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak” (Mark 14:38). Victory songs No more crying. One of the other wonderful things about Heaven is that all our friends and all our loved ones who have passed on before — if they died having received the Lord Jesus Christ as their personal Savior — are also going to be in Heaven. Literally, the tears will be wiped “out of their God wants us to let go of shame after we repent from and … When Christ our life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.” (Colossians 3:1-4). Remove the concept of afterlife from any religion and that religion will collapse. When Christ our life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.”, “the High and Lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy”, “And night will be no more. restrained, so calculating?”. That's the first thing we do in heaven: we will serve. 3 Things You Won't Find in Heaven,Dr. Luke 13, 29, "And they shall come from the East and from the West, and from the North and from the South, and sit down in the kingdom of God." “God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.” (Revelation 7:17). He feeds them and that is why they are never hungry (7:16). 4. “They are before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple.” (Revelation 7:15), Every Christian serves Christ, but none of us serves the Home What are we going to do in Heaven once we get there? They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads” (Revelation 22:3-4, NIV). Some people worry that remembering terrible things they did on this earth would be too painful. “Its gates shall not be shut at all by day and there is no night there” (Revelation 21:25). Eternal life And God will wipe 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. Question: "What will we be doing in Heaven? There will be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying, and no more pain” (Revelation 7:17, 21:4). Things about Heaven 9: Will shame keep us from enjoying heaven? No evildoers. We will also be in the company of all the godly and holy humans who lived on earth through all its ages. tired or we become discouraged. We will dwell in the highest heaven and in the greatest glory. Tap the title above, next to the arrow, to go to that lesson with a link back to this page. John saw a great multitude of the saved, who had endured tribulation, now singing and worshiping before the throne and the Lamb. 1. No sea. Christ’s people are going to the heaven where God dwells, enthroned in glory. to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment--to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ. theology. We Donald Macleod reminds us that heaven is our Father’s house, and he says: What a grief it must be to God that so few of His children want to go home! 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). Their needs are met. No more funeral parlors. Heaven is a place of everlasting joy and no more sorrow. The Bible does not fully answer this question, but does describe several of the eternal activities believers will be involved with in heaven. that some people thought heaven would be filled only with studying book of The scenario is a thrilling one: brilliant minds in powerful bodies in a transformed universe. Their longings In this lesson we take an overview, looking at six amazing things we will enjoy in heaven. >7th vision How can that be possible if heaven is beyond the farthest galaxy? Six Things We'll Enjoy in Heaven —An overview. God is called “the High and Lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy” (Isaiah 57:15). No temptation 7. 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. As a Christian, I have a reasonable expectation of Heaven, based on the clear teaching of Scripture and the logical consequence of God’s nature. No tiredness 7. Every Christian wants to serve Christ, but we find ourselves Christ is the great Shepherd of His people. There will be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying, and no more pain”, “Alleluia! You will never get to that place in heaven. There is one other reason to keep you out of heaven and is no doubt the effective and that is, THERE IS NO HEAVEN. Obviously we could name more than 25 things. They thought they were going to heaven. Christ is the great Shepherd of His people. Christ promises everlasting life to those who faithfully follow him. And there is nowhere else that you will desire to be. In this lesson we take an overview, looking at six amazing things we will enjoy in heaven.. 1 Highest Glory. They may bring their vessels to this ocean every moment, and fill them with new waters. No cemeteries. After his resurrection, Jesus’s body was clearly transformed, but it was still the very same physical body that was laid in the tomb. Their joy is complete. We have already noticed that in heaven we will be in the presence of God and Jesus. —Jesus says that he is going back to heaven to prepare a place for his disciples; and that he will come back again to take them there (John 14:1-6). In order for heaven to be a happy place, it must exclude all who do evil and have not repented. Many church members today have the same problem (cf. trusting in different things to get them there. The hope of Heaven is a main theme in the book of Revelation. And the only one we could trust. 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. No fear 9. In heaven, you will be free from distraction. Some of you have found a favorite place to vacation. To do nothing will mean being eternally lost. Tap the title above, next to the arrow, to go to that lesson with a link back to this page. However, it's very clear that the early Christians understood that they would pass immediately from this life into the presence of Christ in heaven. Matthew 7:21-23). of us worships as we would like to worship. Serving Christ will be your great delight in heaven, so find glory of the new creation, but then like a drumbeat you have this repeated No temple. No more standing in front of caskets. more than life in the Garden of Eden. No sun. 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. He recalls Paul’s longing to depart and be with Christ, which the apostle says is “better by far.” But at the same time, Paul says, “I’ve got to be ready to stay and continue serving the church.”. 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