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SUN
Bible Class
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Classes for all ages.
Worship
10:30 AM
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HEAVEN
JOHN 14:1-3


INTRODUCTION:
    A.    Man has always longed for a perfect utopia; a city of peace and harmony
        1.    Only God can provide such a place; Hebrews 13:14
        2.    Jesus told His disciples not to be anxious; John 14:1-3
    B.    Many songs have been written, prayers have been said, and promises have been                             made
        1.    “I am longing for the coming of the snow-white angel band”
        2.    “This world is not my home, I’m just a passing through”
        3.    Jesus prayed for His followers; John 17:17-19
    C.    God has promised heaven to all who obey His word; John 14:2
    D.    Our lesson “Heaven”

I.    WHAT IS HEAVEN?
    A.    The Bible speaks of three heavens; II Corinthians 12:2
        1.    First heaven; where the birds fly
        2.    Second heaven; where the sun, moon and stars are
        3.    Third heaven; the dwelling place of God; Psalm 11:4
    B.    Heaven is above; Revelation 4:1-2
    C.    Heaven is a place prepared for a prepared people; John 14:2
    D.    Heaven is a home with God for His people; Revelation 21:1-4

II.    SOME FACTS ABOUT HEAVEN:
    A.    No sin will enter there; I John 1:5-6
    B.    Heaven is a real place; John 14:6
    C.    Heaven is eternal or everlasting; Matthew 25:46
    D.    God made it possible for all of mankind to be in heaven; John 3:16-17

III     WHAT WILL HEAVEN BE LIKE?  Revelation 21:1-22:5    
    A.    A city beyond the comprehension of flesh and blood beings
        1.    Paul wrote; I Corinthians 2:9
        2.    A city without pain, sickness or dying; Revelation 21:4
        3.    A look into paradise shows that Lazarus was comforted; 
            Luke 16:19-22, 25    
    B.    A description of heaven; Revelation 21:10-27
    C.    A place of peace and contentment, in the presence of God; Revelation 22:1-5

CONCLUSION:
    A.    Heaven is truly a wonderful place; “We read of a place that’s called heaven”
    B.    Are you prepared to meet your God?