Presentation on theme: "WHY I BELIEVE THAT HEAVEN IS A PREPARED PLACE FOR PREPARED PEOPLE!"— Presentation transcript:
1 WHY I BELIEVE THAT HEAVEN IS A PREPARED PLACE FOR PREPARED PEOPLE!
2 WHAT DOES THE BIBLE TELL US ABOUT THIS PLACE CALLED HEAVEN? Heaven is a definite place (John 14:2; Matt. 5:16; John 3:13; Acts 1:11; Eph. 4:10).Heaven is a prepared place (John 14:2; Matt. 25:34; 2 Cor. 5:1; Heb. 11:10, 16).Heaven is a place of security (Matt. 6:10).Heaven is the place where God and His angels dwell (Matt. 18:10).Heaven is the inheritance of those who are righteous before God (1 Pet. 1:4).
3 WHAT DOES THE BIBLE TELL US ABOUT THIS PLACE CALLED HEAVEN? Heaven is a beautiful place which God has prepared for us.Rev. 4: 2-11Heaven is a spiritual place (1 Cor. 15:50).God's throne is located in heaven.24 elders will be around this throne.Heaven will be a place where the inhabitants are constantly breaking forth in songs of praise to God and Christ (4:8, 11).
4 WHAT DOES THE BIBLE TELL US ABOUT THIS PLACE CALLED HEAVEN? Heaven is a beautiful place which God has prepared for us.Rev. 21:1-4Heaven will be a place where God and man will dwell together forever.It will be a place where tears, pain, death, and anguish will be done away with.Rev. 21:9-21: John gives us a figurative description of heavens beauty and grandeur.Rev. 21:22-26: Heaven is a place where there is no night.
5 HOW CAN I BECOME AN ETERNAL RESIDENT OF THAT HEAVENLY PREPARED PLACE? Jesus said some people will not be there because they were not properly prepared:Those who call upon His name, but fail to obey Him totally, will not be there (Matt. 7:21).Those who do many great things in Jesus’ name, but fail to totally obey Him will not be there (Matt. 7:22-23).Those who hear but never act upon what they heard will not be in heaven (Matt. 7:26).Those who fail to minister to the needs of others will not be in heaven (Matt. 25:41-46).
6 WHO WILL BE HEAVEN'S INHABITANTS? HOW DO WE PREPARE TO GO THERE? By being totally obedient to Christ (Heb. 5:9; Jn. 14:6; Acts 4:12; Rev. 22:14).We must:Believe – John 8:24.Repent – Luke 13:3.Confess our believe in Him before men – Matt. 10:32-33.Be baptized – Mark 16:16.And then remain faithful to Him until death so that we will receive the crown of life eternally in heaven with Him – Rev. 2:10.
7 ARE YOU PREPARED TO SPEND ETERNITY IN HEAVEN WITH GOD, CHRIST, AND ALL OF THE RIGHTEOUS OF ALL AGES? Is your life right with God; have you obeyed Him; or do you need to change so that you are prepared to spend eternity with Him?