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  • Shock In Heaven

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 3, 2009
     | 2,213 views

    SHOCK IN HEAVEN I was shocked, confused, bewildered as I entered Heaven’s door, Not by the beauty of it all, by the lights or its décor. But it was the folks in heaven who made me sputter and gasp; the thieves, the liars, the sinners, the alcoholics, the trash. There stood the kid from ...read more

  • What Is Heaven?

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Oct 26, 2009
     | 1,563 views

    What Is Heaven? By Terry Barnhill What is heaven, and why such hope upon it? Heaven is already here By faith in Christ who brought His kingdom near. "Carpe diem," said ancient Horace, "quam minimum credula postero." "Seize the day trusting not in tomorrow." Our hope is in the ...read more

  • Heaven Bound

    Contributed by David Rogers on Jan 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,186 views

    Heaven Bound Walking through the storms of life Facing all the strife I realize that I am all alone Facing the lighting and the crash of thunder Oh How I wonder Is there no hope of me ever going home I was walking through the storm all alone. Fear and despair all around No hope ...read more

  • The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Not For The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
     | 2,604 views

    The Kingdom of Heaven is not for the well-meaning: it ...read more

  • At Heaven's Door

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 8, 2003
     | 2,060 views

    A poet said: Wish me “Bon Voyage!” As you do a friend Whose joyous vist finds its happy end. And “au revoir!” Since though it come no more, I ...read more

  • The Parade Into Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 4,043 views

    THE PARADE INTO HEAVEN Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem marked the beginning of his last week on earth. It fulfilled prophecy and revealed his true identity to the masses. But I think it was more than that. It I believe it was God’s own gift of encouragement to Jesus. As Jesus rode ...read more

  • Start With Heaven

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 31, 2010
     | 2,182 views

    START WITH HEAVEN Randy Alcorn states the following: “Often our thinking is backwards. Why do we imagine that God patterns Heaven’s holy city after an earthly city, as if Heaven knows nothing of community and culture and has to get its ideas from us? Isn’t it more likely that earthly realities, ...read more

  • Gold In Heaven

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jun 16, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,129 views

    GOLD IN HEAVEN There was a rich man who was distressed on hearing he could take none of his riches to heaven. He pleaded with God to make an exception. Finally, God said, "Okay, whatever you can fit into a garbage bag can be brought in." The man immediately thought of gold. He joyfully went ...read more

  • Garlands Of Heaven

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 29, 2011
     | 2,010 views

    GARLANDS OF HEAVEN In India, whenever I preached I would get a garland made of carnations or roses or some other kind of flower. (This was done as a gesture of honor.) They smelled nice at first, but they were bulky and awkward (most of them would hang down almost to your knees), and after ...read more

  • The Happiness Of Heaven

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 7, 2012
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     | 3,982 views

    THE HAPPINESS OF HEAVEN In 1871 Fr. J. Boudreau wrote a short story entitled "The Happiness of Heaven." It's a story about a kindhearted king who is hunting in the forest when he discovers a blind, poor orphan boy living there. The king takes the blind orphan to his palace and adopts him as his ...read more

  • Heaven, An Inheritance  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 12 ratings
     | 6,231 views

    Heaven, an Inheritance Jesus said, "Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in Me. In My Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and ...read more

  • Is Heaven Real?

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 11, 2014
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     | 4,604 views

    The Bible uses the word heaven 532 times in the Bible. The Hebrew word for "heaven" is shamayim and is plural meaning "heights," "elevations." It is found in the first verse of the Bible. "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth" and in Gen 2:1 "Thus the heavens and the earth were ...read more

  • Paradise And Heaven

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 11, 2015
     | 3,260 views

    Paradise originates from the Persian language which means a beautiful garden but the ideal paradise is the King’s garden. Kings had beautiful gardens with exotic animals you wouldn’t see in that part of the world. It had flowing water and trees and was a place of serenity or peace. And when someone ...read more

  • No Tents In Heaven!

    Contributed by Dr. David Hallum on Jun 24, 2016
     | 4,157 views

    I am not a camper. I spent one miserable weekend as a kid in an old, smelly canvas tent. It was designed to sleep 10, but 2 adults and 2 kids kicked, punched and threw sand all over one another all night. And that was while we were asleep. As I said, it was a miserable weekend. When I became ...read more

  • Aim At Heaven

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Jan 29, 2013
     | 1,980 views

    AIM AT HEAVEN There is no middle ground in our battle with evil. There are times when we must pick a side and take a stand. Truth demands a choice. "Aim at heaven and you’ll get ...read more

  • The Heaven Of Service  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 9, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,869 views

    THE HEAVEN OF SERVICE Dr. Laura Schlessinger writes: "I was out at my mother and father’s house, a seventy mile round-trip from my own, because my mother needed a little help. She needed a little help because my father, who has full-blown Alzheimer’s, had taped duct tape all over the three long ...read more

  • Heaven: Titanic

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Jan 29, 2009
     | 2,413 views

    HEAVEN: TITANIC Last Sunday, right after church, when I got home tired and emotionally spent, I plopped into my easy chair and turned the TV on. The last few minutes of "Titanic" was on. In the conclusion, Rose (played by Kate Winslet) is an old woman. She lost the love of her life in the ...read more

  • The Wheat Of Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 3, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,731 views

    The Wheat of Heaven Taken from the stalk of Calvary Placed within the dark, cold earth Silent lies the Wheat of heaven There to wait resurrection birth Left alone in fragrant seed coat Till the time had come to pass It would soon give way to victory Life eternal sprang forth at ...read more

  • The Way To Heaven

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 24, 2019
     | 2,084 views

    . A pastor was trying to teach a children’s class about how to be saved. .”If I sold everything I have and gave it to the church, would I go to heaven?” The children answered, “No.” The pastor said, “Very good. That’s right. And if I worked hard at keeping the 10 commandments, would that get me ...read more

  • Will There Be Television In Heaven?

    Contributed by James Snyder on Jun 6, 2020
     | 717 views

    If anybody can ask hard questions, the award has to go to the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. She knows how to ask a question and, more importantly, when to ask a particular question. Throughout our marriage, she has become an expert in the area of questionology. There is not a question I can ...read more