Heaven

Our series on heaven will explore what the Bible says about the following topics:

Is heaven a real place? Moses, Aaron, and the elders caught a glimpse of God’s throne and his footstool.

How is earth connected to heaven? Jacob saw angels and the Lord in a dream.

Is there more than one heaven? Genesis 1:1-8. Creation of the heavens, the firmament. The apostle Paul went to the 3rd heaven.

Is Jesus the only way to heaven? Jesus clearly explained that he is the Way, the Truth and the Life. A voice from heaven confirmed it. His future glory is glimpsed in the transfiguration.

What did Jesus teach about heaven and hell? Jesus discussed the kingdom of heaven in the Sermon on the Mount and in Parables.

What happens to a person when he or she dies? Stephen was welcomed to heaven by Jesus himself. See also the parable of Abraham and Lazarus.

What does the Bible say about judgment and rewards? Found in various places in the Bible, especially in Hebrews.

What are “the new heaven and the new earth?” The apostle John got a preview.

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