Randy Alcorn’s Heaven responds to fanciful, Scripture-less depictions of heaven with a faithful, biblical exploration of the subject.
Every person on the planet will live forever. The sooner we accept that reality, the sooner we will pursue missions with urgency, focus, and perseverance.
We should talk about heaven in our evangelism because it’s the ultimate goal of the gospel’s promise.
Here are four ways we can preach about heaven that will help both our people and ourselves put off an unhealthy desire to treat the material things of this life as our ultimate treasure.
Scripture doesn’t describe heaven generically, but specifically, with details meant to grip our hearts in times of trouble.
Paul repeatedly connects the implications of eternal life to his pastoral labor. In this article, I will highlight seven of those implications.
I should have talked more about the hope of heaven at the beginning of my ministry because I certainly can’t quit talking about it now as I near my ministry’s end.
On your worst day, or during your worst week, or after what may feel like the worst possible start to ministry you can imagine, there’s reason to rejoice, reason to hold out hope. Your name is written in heaven.
When we think of church discipline, it’s easy for us to detach it from our future hope. But we must guard against that temptation.
The Lord’s Supper is an appetizer for the feast that will commence on the day when Christ reunites heaven and earth.
Your local church is an embassy and the temporary geography of heaven. Have you ever thought about that?
We asked pastors around the world this question: “How have you encouraged Christians experiencing significant persecution with the hope of heaven?”
I was the first of the fourth generation of the family, and, being the oldest by several years, spent considerable time with my great-grandmother, much of it alone. I liked her.
Ephesians 2:7 is telling you that your death is not an end but a beginning. Not a wall, but a door. Not an exit, but an entrance.
What joy it will be to finally see, hear, touch, and taste things as God truly and eternally intended!