Is Life In Heaven Supposed To Be Similar To Earth?


Is life in the kingdom of heaven going to be similar to life on earth?The Garden of Eden In the beginning, right after God’s creation, “God saw that it was good” (Gen 1:25) and it was because sin had not marred the earth yet. Both the man and the woman were made in the image of God and God placed them in the Garden of Eden to keep it (Gen 2:15). The Garden had four rivers that ran through it and all sorts of precious gems and metals (Gen 2:10-14) and the Garden had everything that mankind wo … [Read more...]

Where Is Heaven? A Christian Study


Where is heaven? It is up? Is it a place? It is a Person?Where God Is I believe that heaven is any place that God is for what can be more incredible than being in the presence of God? What can any place compare to being with God? Who is of more importance; the place of Heaven or the Creator of heaven? The Creator has more glory of course for it was God “who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, who keeps faith forever” (Psalm 146:6). It is obvious that “The heavens decla … [Read more...]

Are There Different Levels Of Heaven?


Are there different levels to heaven? Do these levels have anything to do with eternal rewards?The Three Heavens Paul once wrote “I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven. Whether it was in the body or out of the body I do not know—God knows” (2nd Cor 12:2) and assume that there are at least three different levels to heaven. There are actually three heavens that we know of but we are talking about our perspective being from down here on earth. In Dante … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Near Death Experiences?


Is the Bible silent about people having near death experiences? If so, what verses are involved and if not, what can we say about these from a biblical viewpoint? An Appointment with Death The statistics on death are very impressive; the latest being that ten out of every ten will die. There is no escape clause out of this. Every single person that has lived, is living now, or will live in the future has a destiny of death for an appointed day. The only exception would be that if Christ were … [Read more...]

Why and When Did Satan Fall From Heaven?

What was the reason that Satan fell from heaven?  When did this fall occur?Pride Comes Before the Fall Proverbs 16:19 says “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.”  God declares that “I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech” (Prov 8:13) and “When pride comes, then comes disgrace” (Prov 11:2).  One thing is for sure, if a person is full of pride and lifted up, there is only one way to go and that is down.  The fact that “Pride brings a person … [Read more...]

What Does It Mean To Be Seated With Christ in the Heavenly Places?

Paul says that we are already seated with Christ in the heavenly places.  What does he mean by this since we are still on earth?Ephesians Two - the Grace through Faith Chapter The Book of Ephesians is one of the most joyous books ever written by Paul.   Why do I say that?  It's because this shows that God's saving grace and His infinite love was displayed before we even existed.  Let me show you why I can say that with authority not my authority but the authority of the written Word of God. … [Read more...]