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Heaven – This is what we were made for – the series

Heaven Sermon 1

Heaven Sermon 2

Heaven Sermon 3

Heaven Sermon 4

Heaven Sermon 5

How acquainted are you with the final destination of the road you’re traveling?

Colossians 3:1-2 (New Living Translation)

1 Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. 2 Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.

Imagine a set of twins having a discussion in their mother’s womb:

“You know,” one says, “there’s a whole world out there— grassy meadows and snowy mountains, splashing streams and waterfalls, horses and dogs and cats and whales and giraffes. There are skyscrapers and cities and people like us—only much bigger—playing games like football and baseball and volleyball and going to the beach.” “Are you crazy?” the other twin responds. “That’s just wishful thinking. Everybody knows there’s no life after birth.”

Randy Alcorn says, I once heard a pastor make a startling confession: “Whenever I think about heaven, it makes me depressed. I’d rather just cease to exist when I die.”“I can’t stand the thought of that endless tedium. To float around in the clouds with nothing to do but strum a harp…its all so terribly boring. Heaven doesn’t sound much better than hell. Td rather be annihilated than spend eternity in a place like that.”

Because of pervasive distortions of what heaven is like, it’s common for Christians not to look forward to heaven—or even to dread it.


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April 4, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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