Tag Archives: Heaven

On the borders of Heaven

It was said of the Puritan Richard Sibbes, “Heaven was in him, before he was in Heaven.” Have you ever known a godly man or woman who, nearing the end of their lives, had such peace, assurance, and quiet joy, … Continue reading

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Two Errors to Avoid in Meditating on Heaven

I want my heart, and the hearts of my people, to hunger for Heaven as God has revealed it in his Word. Planning to wrap up our studies in 2 Peter with a lesson tonight on the New Heavens and … Continue reading

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Genuine spirituality is homesick for heaven

Working on Sunday night’s message on Philippians 3:20-4:1, I ran across this fine quote from D.A. Carson: “Genuine spirituality cannot live long without an attitude that is homesick for heaven, that lives with eternity’s values in view, that eagerly awaits … Continue reading

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An Ocean of Love

I can’t remember the circumstances now – although I think I may have been preparing a sermon on 1 Corinthians 13 – but when I was in college I ran across Jonathan Edwards’ sermon, “Heaven, a World of Love.” I … Continue reading

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