Posts tagged with ‘Heaven’

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9/10/18 THE BEST IS YET TO COME

by Barry Lovett
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“…you have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.” Hebrews 10:34. In Genesis we read of the great famine that took place in ancient Egypt.  Tradition says that when Joseph opened his many storehouses filled with grain, he gave orders for the chaff to be thrown into the Nile. By letting it float downriver […]

9/7/18 YOU CANNOT EARN HEAVEN

by Barry Lovett
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“So, then, they that are in the flesh cannot please God.” Romans 8:8. You can never be saved by lifting yourself up by your own bootstraps.  You cannot earn Heaven by keeping divine standards, for “all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). The Bible tells us, “But to him […]

8/24/18 CHOSEN BY THE FATHER, PURCHASED BY THE SON, AND SEALED WITH THE SPIRIT

by Barry Lovett
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  “…you were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise…until the redemption of the purchased possession.” Ephesians 1:13-14.  The Christian belongs to God and the sanctifying work begun in him will surely be completed.  We have this assurance because we have been sealed with the Holy Spirit.  Redeemed by the blood of Christ, we now […]

7/12/18 FOR ME TO LIVE IS CHRIST TO DIE IS GAIN

by Barry Lovett
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“We do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen.” II Corinthians 4:18. Those who have known the Lord for a long time or who have gone through great trials seem to have a better heavenly vision than the rest of us.  The apostle Paul had that […]

3/12/18 THE MORE YOU LOVE CHRIST THE MORE YOU LONG FOR HEAVEN

by Barry Lovett
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“…when He appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see Him as He is.” I John 3:2. One of the blessings of Heaven will be the constant joy of being with Jesus throughout eternity.  There we won’t have to settle for just an occasional fleeting glimpse.  Now He is in a distant land, […]