Posts tagged with ‘Heaven’

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12/11/19 GOD’S AWESOME PRESENCE IS BOTH CONVICTING AND COMFORTING

by Barry Lovett

“I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up.” Isaiah 6:1. In a vision, God showed Isaiah who He really is.  What the prophet saw greatly affected him. He saw God’s majesty. He gained a fresh understanding of God’s holiness.  He saw the contrast between his sinful self and God’s perfection.  He heard God’s call […]

10/11/19 AS FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST WE ARE CITIZENS OF HEAVEN

by Barry Lovett

“Our citizenship is in heaven.” Philippians 3:20. Christians have dual citizenship.  We are citizens of this world, and as followers of Christ we are also citizens of heaven. We have all the rights and privileges that accompany being a child of God.  He is not only our heavenly Father but our King, and our first loyalty must […]

9/9/19 AS LIFE’S SHADOWS LENGTHEN, THOUGHTS OF GOD SHOULD DEEPEN

by Barry Lovett

“I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand.” II Timothy 4:6. The apostle Paul had a deep longing for his heavenly home in his final days on earth.  His thoughts turned toward heaven and the warm welcome he would receive from the Lord. Although he […]

8/23/19 SATAN’S GREATEST RIVAL IS REVIVAL

by Barry Lovett

“Blessed are you when men hate you…for the Son of Man’s sake.” Luke 6:22. The Lord forewarned His followers that those who do His work will incur the hatred and persecution of unbelievers.  But He also encouraged them to go forward confidently in spite of the bitter attacks of the enemy, knowing that their “reward is […]

7/24/19 LIFE IN HEAVEN AWAITS US

by Barry Lovett

“I am the resurrection and the life.” John 11:25. The Son of God died and rose again, and His resurrection is the guarantee that God will raise us up and take us to our home in heaven. Since we have this life and the next, we don’t have to “have it all” now.  We can live […]