By Dr. John Hart
Answers on your questions on Heaven
We all need to know what occurs once we die. can we visit heaven? what is going to we do there? can we see our household?
It seems the Bible is stuffed with solutions for your most vital questions, explaining what heaven appears like, who can be there, and the way to get there within the first position. during this e-book you will discover transparent factors of those passages, supplying you with a decent and gorgeous photograph of our everlasting domestic. locate convenience and peace within the fact approximately heaven.
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So what is Jesus doing in heaven? First, he sat down at God’s right hand. Sitting down symbolizes the fact that Jesus has finished all the work he needs to do to accomplish our forgiveness. Like the priests of the Old Testament who brought sacrifices into the earthly temple, Jesus brought himself into the heavenly temple as the definitive, end-all sacrifice. Second, while in heaven, Jesus is preparing eternal residences or homes for all who have believed. ” (John 14:2). God doesn’t need to prepare anything.
It is surprising in our culture how loose we are with the word believe. We insist that we should just “believe,” giving no real content to what we should believe—just do it. But what good is a faith that has no object or content? It is a faith in the obscure, the indefinite, in nothingness. Others insist that we must just believe in ourselves. But no matter how much I believe in myself, I’m not going to dunk a basketball. I’m five feet six inches, and I can’t even touch the net when I jump for it.
If you wanted to become a billionaire but were already in debt by billions of dollars, you would first need to pay off your debt. Then you would need to earn or gain a great amount of wealth. That’s what Jesus did for us. First, he paid off our sin debt that was billions in the red with God. But even though that debt was canceled, we still had no wealth or assets. So by faith in Jesus, he put billions into our account. He gives us a righteousness placed in our heavenly bank account that makes us acceptable to God.