Posts tagged with ‘Heaven’

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9/6/21 FOR THE CHRISTIAN, HEAVEN IS SPELLED H-O-M-E

by Barry Lovett

“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) If we put […]

3/2/21 THIS LIFE IS NOT ALL THERE IS

by Barry Lovett

“Even in laughter the heart may sorrow, and the end of mirth may be grief.”  Proverbs 14:13. Our experiences here are a mixed bag of good and bad, joy and pain.  Thankfully, this life is not all there is.  And in the life that is to come, those who know Christ have a promise: “God will wipe away […]

2/17/21 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 […]

1/21/21 THE GOD WHO WASHED AWAY OUR SINS WILL ALSO WIPE AWAY OUR TEARS

by Barry Lovett

“God will wipe away every tear from their eyes…There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”  Revelation 21:4. Our tears often blur our sight and prevent us from seeing clearly.  In those moments, it can be an encouragement to have a friend who cares enough to love us in our pain and […]

10/7/20 IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE…WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED

by Barry Lovett

“We shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.” I John 3:2. For those of us who live into old age, the breakdown of our bodies is inevitable. Memory loss and confusion may occur, but when believers receive their glorified bodies at the resurrection, they will be perfect.  Even more important, in […]