Posts tagged with ‘Heaven’

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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 […]

2/10/17 BECAUSE CHRIST IS ALIVE, WE TOO SHALL LIVE

by Barry Lovett
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“The hour is coming in which all who are in the graves will hear His voice and come forth.”  John 5:28-29.  Prior to his death the Lord Jesus predicted a future day when He will call believers into a new and glorified existence.  Because of Christ’s victory over death, the grave is not final. We […]