Will My Pet Go to Heaven?

The Bible does not give any explicit teaching on whether pets/animals have “souls” or whether pets/animals will be in heaven. However, we can use general biblical principles to develop some clarity on the subject. The Bible states that both man (Genesis 2:7) and animals (Genesis 1:30; 6:17; 7:15, 22) have the “breath of life”; thatContinue reading “Will My Pet Go to Heaven?”

Heaven Is MORE Than You Realize

Forever more: Closeness to God greater than we’ve ever known The companionship of Jesus Wonderful, loving relationships with people Reunions with family and old friends Making new friends Getting to know angels Seeing how God truly did work all things together for our good Meeting and talking to Christians who impacted us through their writingsContinue reading “Heaven Is MORE Than You Realize”

Why Do You Treat Your Body Like That?

One of the great things the Bible says—and we sometimes overlook this—is that we will be raised physically. Jesus’s resurrection body wasn’t just kind of a stunt to show that God was satisfied with his death. Jesus’s resurrection body is the foretaste of what is going to happen to all of us. We will allContinue reading “Why Do You Treat Your Body Like That?”

Can Our Loved Ones in Heaven See What We Are Doing Here

It’s odd to me that so many assume people who are now in the present Heaven are completely ignorant of what’s going on here on Earth where the great drama of redemption is unfolding—wouldn’t we think they’d be more enlightened, not less? From what we see in Scripture, it appears people in Heaven have at least someContinue reading “Can Our Loved Ones in Heaven See What We Are Doing Here”