Posts tagged with ‘Heaven’

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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, […]

1/31/18 JESUS HAS PROMISED HIS FOLLOWERS A GLORIOUS ETERNAL DWELLING PLACE

by Barry Lovett
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“…they were longing for a better country – a heavenly one…God…has prepared a city for them.” Hebrews 11:16. Jesus has promised His followers a glorious dwelling place in Heaven’s eternal mansions that are being prepared in the New Jerusalem. When we read in Revelation about that city with its multicolored walls and its gates of […]

7/27/17 FOR THE CHRISTIAN, HEAVEN IS SPELLED H-O-M-E

by Barry Lovett
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“Our citizenship is in heaven.” Philippians 3:20 As Christians, our true home is in heaven, yet sometimes our desires tether us to the here and now. We enjoy God’s good gifts – marriage, children, grandchildren, travel, careers, and friends. At the same time, the Bible challenges us to focus on “things above” (Colossians 3:1-2) Several Old Testament […]

4/12/17 JESUS’ RESURRECTION SPELLED THE DEATH OF DEATH

by Barry Lovett
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“O Death, where is your sting? O Hades, where is your victory?” I Corinthians 15:55 If we have received Jesus as Savior from our sins, we need not fear facing Him. We will enter into blessed fellowship with God for all eternity, for we will be “absent from the body and present with the Lord” (II Cor. […]

4/5/17 YOU CAN TRUST GOD IN THE DARK AS WELL AS IN THE LIGHT

by Barry Lovett
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“The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27 These words remind us that when believers die, they are safely carried by the Lord to their home in heaven. The everlasting arms of our loving Lord are there to catch and hold us. There’s no safer place of resting than His everlasting […]