06.14.15 *Heaven Pt.3

  • heaven is of greater worth than our life.

*Will I like this New Earth?

[dis]Continuity

*Discontinued

*No longer will there be any curse

*Revelation 22:3

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Revelation+22:3

*The Son of Many will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom all causes of sin and all law-breakers and throw them into the fiery furnace.

*Matthew 13: 41-42

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%2013:41-42

*Continued

  • we will have an enhanced memory for we have to give Him an accurate account of our life.

GENESIS DECREE

  • humans are given dominion over all other creatures
  • what makes us different from other creatures is the fact that we were made in the likeness of God
  • all of our advancements will carry into the New Earth

 

06.07.15 *Heaven

What is the New Earth like? (Pt. 2)

2 Corinthians 5:1-2

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Corinthians+5%3A1-2&version=NIV

longing to put on our heavenly dwelling

Philippians 3:20-21

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Philippians%203:20-21

…our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await our Savior

Hebrews 11:16

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews%2011:16

…they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one.

All of God’s people are longing to go to heaven.

So why don’t we long for heaven any longer?

The devil has twisted our idea of heaven (we think our life on Earth is better than our future life in heaven).

Acts 3:21

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+3:21

…restoring all things

We are currently living in a degenerative state.