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10 Things You Want to Know about Heaven but Are Embarrassed to Ask

Jean E. Jones Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer Fighting back tears, a young woman confessed to my husband that she was afraid she didnt want to go to heaven. Since then, as weve related that story to others, weve discovered many Christians have that fear. And no wonder! Artists and movie makers depict heaven as a colorless... Read more

Heaven Will Be Full of Beautiful Faces – Beloved Women – August 28, 2020

Heaven Will Be Full of Beautiful Faces Beloved Women August 28, 2020READ: After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands. (Revelations... Read more

11 Questions about Heaven Answered by Dr. David Jeremiah

Heaven is not just our far-off future home, but a place we can joyfully look forward to today. The Bible provides more than 600 references to heaven, and we can gain incredible joy and fresh vision for our lives on earth as we read and understand these passages. In the following excerpts from my messages,... Read more

‘Wakeup Call for the Church’: Half of Americans Say Good Deeds Get You to Heaven, Poll Shows

'Wakeup Call for the Church': Half of Americans Say Good Deeds Get You to Heaven, Poll Shows Roughly half of Americans believe they will go to heaven if they are generally good or do enough good things, while one-third believe salvation is obtained only by accepting Jesus Christ as savior, according to a... Read more

Living for Heaven in a World Gone to Hell (1 Peter 3:8-22) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

We live in a geographic desert. This time of year, climate pushes people to find oasis. We also live in a cultural desert. People are also seeking an oasis. Jesus Church should be that oasis to refresh & renew people. Roman Empire – #1 superpower self-destructing w/infighting, division, & selfishness Christians were a minority group... Read more

Your Seat in Church Is a Seat in Heaven

My churchs dark wood pews and red cushions are probably 30 or 40 years old, approximately as old as the congregation itself. Hymnals and Bibles rest in carpet-padded racks on their backs; holes cut in the wood hold discarded communion cups in groups of four. After years of use, many of the pews sustain scratches,... Read more

How to Carry the Hope of Heaven in Your Heart through Suffering

"But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God." (Acts 7:55)We've read about Jesus, sang songs about Jesus, and felt His presence. However, none of us have laid our eyes on Him. When Stephen was being stoned,... Read more

You Brought Pavement to Heaven? – Encouragement Café – June 23

You Brought Pavement to Heaven? By Dawn NeelyThe twelve gates were twelve pearls, each gate made of a single pearl. The great street of the city was of gold, as pure as transparent glass. Revelation 21:21 (KJV)Believers must understand that this earth is not their home. We were created for the new heaven and the new... Read more

What jobs will we have in Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

In this weeks question, Pastor Mark answers questions on what work will be like in Heaven including the idea that some jobs from earth will continue and some wont be necessary anymore in the Kingdom of Heaven. Have a question youd like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email [email protected] Read more

Christian Author Debunks Myth that Earthly Memories Won’t Exist in Heaven

Christian Author Debunks Myth that Earthly Memories Won't Exist in Heaven Christian author Randy Alcorn is refuting the idea that people will have no recollection of their earthly life when they reach Heaven.In a post titled "Let Go of Life About Heaven" on Desiring Gods website, Alcorn addressed eight myths people believe about... Read more

Will our pets be in Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

Many people love their pets as much or more than many people so the question this week is: Will our pets be in the Kingdom of Heaven? Have a question youd like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email [email protected] To watch the entire “Good News” series, click HERE. Article/Post... Read more

What Can You Do on the Sabbath Now and in Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

05 Jun What Can You Do on the Sabbath Now and in Heaven? Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll When our kids were little, we would tell them about Heaven. Graces dad was a pastor who passed away when the kids were still young. After Grandpa Gib went to be with Jesus,... Read more

Four Ways A Day Off is Practice for Heaven | Pastor Mark Driscoll

04 Jun Four Ways A Day Off is Practice for Heaven Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll Hebrews 4:9-11 So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered Gods rest has also rested from his works as God did from his. Let us therefore strive... Read more

What are things we can enjoy on our Sabbath that well also get to do in Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

Different people are energized by and feel rest from different activities. Many of those we will most likely be able to enjoy in Heaven. Have a question youd like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email [email protected] To watch the entire “Good News” series, click HERE. Article/Post Source

How Does the Sabbath Prepare Us for Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

02 Jun How Does the Sabbath Prepare Us for Heaven? Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll Hebrews 4:4 For he has somewhere spoken of the seventh day in this way: And God rested on the seventh day from all his works. A few years ago, when our family was gearing up to... Read more

How the Comfort of Heaven Works Backward

Have you felt it? A discomfort in the middle of the day, a creeping restlessness as you lay awake at night? That feeling may be grief, according to expert David Kessler. Pandemic grief is fed by copious notifications of suffering, like this headline from Italy (We Take the Dead from Morning till Night) and this... Read more

What are the rewards awaiting Christians in Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

29 May What are the rewards awaiting Christians in Heaven? Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll In this life, people are motivated to work hard and invest smart so that their efforts are rewarded with a return on investment. When it comes to eternity in Gods Kingdom of Heaven, however, there is... Read more

GOOD NEWS: What will work be like in Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

28 May GOOD NEWS: What will work be like in Heaven? God Works Genesis 2:2 on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done God sets the example of work & rest to keep us healthy If... Read more

Will sin be possible in the Kingdom of Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

28 May Will sin be possible in the Kingdom of Heaven? Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll In our study of Heaven for the Good News sermon series, one question has been asked online perhaps more than any other. Since Satan and the demons who started as angels sinned in the perfect... Read more

Can you still go to heaven if you were cremated? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

27 May Can you still go to heaven if you were cremated? Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll For some years, I have answered a question that someone has sent to our ministry inbox or posted on our ministry social media. One question that, much to my surprise, has been among the... Read more

Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 7): God is a Father who Lost a Son | Pastor Mark Driscoll

26 May Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 7): God is a Father who Lost a Son Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll For parents who have lost a child, the gospel of Jesus Christ is a great comfort. God is a Father, and Jesus Christ is the Son of God. When... Read more

Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 6): Jesus Became a Child and Loves Children Born and Unborn | Pastor Mark Driscoll

25 May Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 6): Jesus Became a Child and Loves Children Born and Unborn Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll My wife Grace has miscarried and whenever I think about it, I tear up as it feels like someone is missing and our Fab Five should be... Read more

GOOD NEWS: What will Sabbath rest be like in Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

23 May GOOD NEWS: What will Sabbath rest be like in Heaven? Going to Heaven is Like Leaving Egypt Hebrews 4:13 Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it. 2For good news came to us just as to... Read more

Why Christs Ascension to Heaven Really Matters – TGC Africa

Does Christs ascension to heaven make any difference to us on earth? Its a good question to ask, not least on Ascension Day. But if we are going to examine the why, we need first to look at the what. What exactly happened at Christ’s ascension? The Ascension Described Before Jesus rose from the dead,... Read more

Belief in Heaven Is a ‘Malignant Delusion’ that ‘Devalues Actual Lives,’ Harvard Professor Says

Belief in Heaven Is a 'Malignant Delusion' that 'Devalues Actual Lives,' Harvard Professor Says A Harvard University professor sparked an online debate Thursday after suggesting belief in heaven has harmed the coronavirus response by devaluing human life.Steven Pinker, a professor of psychology at the school, made the comments on Twitter while referencing a... Read more

Will we be married in the Kingdom of Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

15 May Will we be married in the Kingdom of Heaven? Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll On earth, my favorite person is my wife Grace and my favorite place is wherever Grace is. Weve been together since March 12, 1988. Thinking about life without her for one day, let alone eternally... Read more

GOOD NEWS: Will we be married in Heaven with our pets and babies? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

17 May GOOD NEWS: Will we be married in Heaven with our pets and babies? LINK TO SERMON The whole world is afraid of death. Bad news = bad health If this is all there is, I better pack it in and if I dont have a lot of regrets If this is all there... Read more

Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 1): 6 Options | Pastor Mark Driscoll

18 May Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 1): 6 Options Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll The loss of a child is deeply personal and painful. My wife Grace and I are very blessed to have five healthy children, but several years ago Grace also suffered a miscarriage. It was a... Read more

Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 2): Baby Baptism | Pastor Mark Driscoll

19 May Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 2): Baby Baptism Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll As a new Christian and Senior Pastor in my twenties, I will never forget one of my first funerals. A godly young couple gave birth to twin boys born prematurely. One lived. The other died.... Read more

Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 3): The Age of Accountability | Pastor Mark Driscoll

20 May Will Babies Be in Heaven? (Part 3): The Age of Accountability Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll The loss of a child is devastating, whether that childs life ends in the womb of its mother through miscarriage or abortion, or sometime after birth. With so many lives ending young, the... Read more