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  • The Heaven Of Service  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 9, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
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    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's Gateway  PRO

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
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    HEAVEN'S GATEWAY I recently made a trip to Ellis Island in New York. Ellis Island was once the biggest immigration processing center in the U.S. It processed thousands of immigrants a day. All of these immigrants left their homelands through much difficulty to come to “the land of promise.” They ...read more

  • Getting To Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2003
    based on 175 ratings
     | 2,667 views

    *Getting To Heaven* The pastor was talking to a group of young children about believing in Jesus and going to heaven. At the end of his talk, he asked, "Where do you want to go?" "Heaven!" they all piped up. "And what do you have to be to get ...read more

  • At Heaven's Door

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 8, 2003
     | 1,434 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 Sermoncentral on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,392 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

  • The Arithmetic Of Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
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    THE ARITHMETIC OF HEAVEN Someone asked Daniel Webster, who happened to be a fervent Christian, "How can a man of your intellect believe in the Trinity?" "I do not pretend fully to understand the arithmetic of heaven now," he replied. SOURCE: "God in Three Persons: A ...read more

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

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
     | 1,916 views

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

  • The Wheat Of Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 3, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,122 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

  • Start With Heaven

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 31, 2010
     | 1,512 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
     | 1,729 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

  • Heaven: Titanic

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Jan 29, 2009
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    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

  • An Ad For Heaven

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Mar 7, 2009
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    AN AD FOR HEAVEN An advertisement based on Revelation chapter 21 reads: "Free, beautiful homes to be given away in a perfect city! With: 100% pure water, no electric bills, perpetual lighting, permanent pavement, nothing undesirable, everything new, perfect ...read more

  • Shock In Heaven

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 3, 2009
     | 1,391 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
     | 1,026 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

  • The Happiness Of Heaven

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 7, 2012
    based on 1 rating
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    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

  • Baseball In Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Joe Bertone on Jul 23, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,906 views

    BASEBALL IN HEAVEN A preacher and a song leader were both avid baseball fans. These guys didn't just like baseball; they lived, breathed and ate baseball. What time they weren't about church duties, they were attending a game, watching a game on the tube, or coaching a little league game in the ...read more

  • Aim At Heaven

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Jan 29, 2013
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    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

  • Baseball In Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Feb 6, 2014
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,470 views

    BASEBALL IN HEAVEN Bob and Stan were good buddies and baseball friends. One day at a ballgame, they made a vow to each other that, whichever friend died first, that friend would send a message back to earth to let the other friend know if there was baseball in Heaven. Sure enough, one day ...read more

  • Is Heaven Real?

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 11, 2014
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    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

  • The Way To Heaven

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 24, 2019
     | 622 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