Posts tagged with ‘Heaven’

5/2/22 JESUS’ RESURRECTION SPELLED THE DEATH OF DEATH

by Barry Lovett

“O Death, where is your sting? O Hades, where is your victory?” I Corinthians 15:55 If we have received Jesus as Savior, 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. 5:8) Jesus taught […]

1/12/22 LIFE’S GREATEST JOY IS THE SURE HOPE OF HEAVEN

by Barry Lovett

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.”  Psalm 116:15. Because life is precious, it can be hard to let our loved ones go when the time comes for them to depart this earth and go to heaven. When Paul saw that death was near, he was encouraged by what awaited […]

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 […]