On Earth as in Heaven: A (Very) Brief Biblical Theology of Heaven (with Sam Emadi)

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Have you every wondered how the concept of heaven fits into the entire biblical storyline?

0:57 – Do you know more about heaven than Randy Alcorn?
1:20 – What should we think of books claiming someone has died, seen heaven, and come back?
2:12 – What is heaven in the Bible?
2:49 – Is heaven a distinct realm/place?
4:24 – Is the church a place of overlap between heaven and earth? Why?
6:35 – What is the tie in with “where two or three are gathered in my name”?
6:50 – What does Revelation mean by saying heaven comes to earth?
8:24 – Is heaven a part of creation? If so, does God dwelling in creation?
9:30 – When a believer dies, do they go to heaven?
10:20 – Will the new heavens and earth going to merge in the end?
11:18 – What does it mean to treasure in heaven?
12:30 – Is it biblical to say that someone is “looking down on us” from heaven?
13:40 – Is it correct to say that you “look forward to seeing someone in heaven”?
16:09 – Can I say that I am looking forward to heaven?
18:10 – Do we have a physical body in heaven?
19:00 – Will I be bald eternally?


Article: On Earth as in Heaven: A (Very) Brief Biblical Theology of Heaven, by Sam Emadi

Jonathan Leeman

Jonathan (@JonathanLeeman) edits the 9Marks series of books as well as the 9Marks Journal. He is also the author of several books on the church. Since his call to ministry, Jonathan has earned a master of divinity from Southern Seminary and a Ph.D. in Ecclesiology from the University of Wales. He lives with his wife and four daughters in Cheverly, Maryland, where he is an elder at Cheverly Baptist Church.

Sam Emadi

Sam Emadi is senior pastor at Hunsinger Lane Baptist Church in Louisville, KY.

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