Contributed on Oct 5, 2004
As a child I was more serious about avoiding Hell than going to Heaven. My knowledge of Heaven was inaccurate. A biblical understanding of Heaven creates a longing to go there.
PARADISE FOUND Exploring the Hope of Heaven Sermon #1 Revelation 4:1-11 I. Glory Revealed A. Color Parade 1. Jaspers, carnelians, emeralds, rainbows 2. Heaven wasn’t all white! 3. “The building material of its wall was jasper, and the city was pure gold like clear glass. The ...read more
Contributed on Oct 13, 2004
Heaven is a prepared place for a prepared people, that have utilized a particular method of preparation.
ARE YOU PREPARED? Exploring the Hope of Heaven Sermon #3 Revelation 21:1-8 I. A Prepared Place (vs. 1-4) “I am going away to prepare a place for you.” John 14:2 (HCSB) Why did a new place have to be prepared? A. Presence of God (vs. 3) 1. God cannot have and will not tolerate the ...read more
Contributed on Oct 25, 2004
What good is future glory in my present pain?
LIVING IN LIGHT OF ETERNITY ‘What Good is Future Glory in My Present Pain?’ Exploring the Hope of Heaven Series #4 1 Peter 1:13 Outlook determines Outcome = A spiritual focus determines how we handle our problems. Illustration: The Lion King. Young Simba was the son of the king. Great ...read more
Contributed on Nov 2, 2004
The doctrine of hell is one of the most neglected doctrines of Scripture. An adaptation of a sermon by Mark Ainsworth found on SermonCentral.com.
THE REALITY OF HELL Exploring the Hope of Heaven Series Sermon #5 Revelation 20:11-15; Selected Scriptures The Doctrine of Hell is so misunderstood and misrepresented today that most people’s only thought of it is using it as a curse. We watch society’s cartoon-portrayals of hell and ...read more