Summary: In this message we take a look at heaven and this will give us a ’before vacation’attitude about life.
RM 7:15,16,18,21,24,25 (LB)
Do you ever feel like Paul? I sure do. I too find myself doing the things I don’t want to do. And not doing the things that I want to do.
Sometimes like a song by DC Talk called "In the Light," sometimes I despise my own behavior. Sometimes I’m just so tired of letting my God down, of Giving in and falling down to sin.
Yes, I know that I’m saved by grace (thank God) and yes I know that his blood can and does wash away every stain, nevertheless I still get tired of failing, of falling. Do you?
This struggle is one more reason why heaven is going to be a blast to me - For you see in heaven - I will fall for the last time...
And it will not be a fall of failure or into sin - because I’ll never do that again. No, I’ll never feel the pain of letting God down again.
For the last time I fall, and the last you will fall, will be when we fall to our knees to worship at the feet of our God....
Which leads us to the final 2 reasons why heaven is going to be a blast!
The first is that
IN HEAVEN WE WILL TAKE PART IN AN AWESOME WORSHIP SERVICE
Now I love great worship - I love enthusiastic worship - I love worship full of energy, excitement, smiling faces, lifted hearts and hands...
Therefore I look forward to worshipping in heaven - because it’s going to be out of this world.... WHAT A DAY OF REJOICING THAT WILL BE... It’s going to blow my mind - and it’s going to lift the roof and rock the walls of heaven..
The 10th reason heaven is going to be a blast is because in heaven
WE WILL GET TO SEE GOD....
(THE FATHER, SON, SPIRIT)
"DEAR FRIENDS, NOW WE ARE CHILDREN OF GOD, AND WHAT WE WILL BE HAS NOT YET BEEN MADE KNOWN. BUT WE KNOW THAT WHEN HE APPEARS WE SHALL BE LIKE HIM FOR WE SHALL SEE HIM AS HE IS..."
1 JOHN 3:2
"AND IF I GO AND PREPARE A PLACE FOR YOU, I WILL COME BACK AND TAKE YOU TO BE WITH ME THAT YOU ALSO MAY BE WHERE I AM..."