2 What We Will Find In Heaven Braggs church of ChristWhat we will find in heavenWhat We Will Find In HeavenHeaven and Its Blessings (handout for members) Preached earlier under title –The Blessings of Heaven which is the title of the article1. Heaven, the Home of the Soul2. Every normal soul who knows about heaven wants to go there3. But, to reach heaven, one must conform his life to the teachings of Jesus Christ as revealed in the N.T.!I. A Prepared PlaceJn. 14:1-3Since heaven is a prepared place, only the _________________ will go thereWe must be partakers of the ______________nature to go to heaven1 Pet. 1:4Jn. 3:3II. A Place Of Security1. _____________ on this earth is secure2. All on the earth is subject to ______________________3. Storms, floods, drought, financial losses, etc4. In heaven ___________is safeMt. 16:19-205. Heaven is secure – none will be there but the redeemedIII. An Inheritance1. Children inherit their parent’s estate2. _______________children will inherit heavenRom. 8:171 Pet. 1:3-4Gal. 3:26-28IV. A Better Country1. We call the U.S. the best country on earth – and to us it is2. This is a wonderful country, but there is a better one - _______________Heb. 11:15-16V. No More Sorrow1. Think of all the tears, heartaches and sorrows that ________ have all experienced down through the ages2. NO MORE SORROW IN HEAVEN!Rev. 21:43. In heaven there will be nothing but _____________ and happiness for ever and ever4. Do you want to go to heaven?What You Must Do!-Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ as the Son of GodJn. 8:24-Repent of your sins and turn away from themLk. 13:3-Confess with your mouth Jesus as the Son of GodRom. 10:10-You must be baptized into ChristActs 2:38Rom. 6:3-5-If you will do these things, then you become a new creature in Christ Jesus and start on the road to heaven-You must continue faithful until death, and heaven will be yours on the resurrection day-You will be in your eternal home with God and the saved of all the agesActs 22:16(References: Article by W. C. GravesBraggs church of ChristFinal Things
3 Heaven, The Home Of The Soul Braggs church of ChristWhat we will find in heavenHeaven, The Home Of The SoulEvery normal soul who knows about heaven wants to go thereBut, to reach heaven, one must conform his life to the teachings of Jesus Christ as revealed in the N.T.!Final Things
4 I. A Prepared PlaceJn. 14:1-3“Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you.
5 I. A Prepared PlaceJn. 14:1-3I go to prepare a place for you.  And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.”
6 I. A Prepared PlaceSince heaven is a prepared place, only the prepared will go thereWe must be partakers of the divine nature to go to heaven2 Pet. 1:4Jn. 3:3
7 2 Pet. 1:4Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
8 Jn. 3:3Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
9 Nothing on this earth is secure II. A Place Of SecurityNothing on this earth is secureAll on the earth is subject to decayStorms, floods, drought, financial losses, etcIn heaven all is safe
10 II. A Place Of Security Mt. 16:19-20 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:  But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
11 II. A Place Of SecurityHeaven is secure – none will be there but the redeemed
12 God’s children will inherit heaven III. An InheritanceChildren inherit their parents estateGod’s children will inherit heavenRom. 8:17
13 Rom. 8:17And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.
15 1 Pet. 1:3-4Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
16 1 Pet. 1:3-4To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you
17 Gal. 3:26-28For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.  For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.  There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
18 IV. A Better CountryWe call the U.S. the best country on earth – and to us it isThis is a wonderful country, but there is a better one - Heaven
19 IV. A Better Country Heb. 11:15-16 And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
20 IV. A Better Country But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.
21 NO MORE SORROW IN HEAVEN! V. No More SorrowThink of all the tears, heartache and sorrow that we have all experienced down through the agesNO MORE SORROW IN HEAVEN!
22 V. No More SorrowRev. 21:4And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
23 Do you want to go to heaven? V. No More SorrowIn heaven there will be nothing but joy and happiness for ever and everDo you want to go to heaven?
24 What You Must Do! Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ as the Son of God Jn. 8:24I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.
25 What You Must Do! Repent of your sins and turn from them Lk. 13:3 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
26 What You Must Do! Confess with your mouth Jesus as the Son of God Rom. 10:10For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
27 What You Must Do! You must be baptized into Christ Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
28 What You Must Do!Rom. 6:3-5“Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?
29 What You Must Do! Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.  For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection”
30 What You Must Do!If you will do these things, then you become a new creature in Christ Jesus and start on the road to heaven
31 What You Must Do!You must continue faithful until death, and heaven will be yours on the resurrection dayYou will be in your eternal home with God and the saved of all the ages
32 Acts 22:16“And now why are you waiting? Arise and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.”
33 Braggs church of Christ What we will find in heavenOutlined from article by W. C. GravesFinal Things