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Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
August 6, 2018
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Thoughts of Heaven August 5 2018 Phillip Rainwater AM Hebrews 11:8-16
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AUGUST 5, 2018; A.M. SERVICE

THOUGHTS OF HEAVEN

HEBREWS 11:8-16

INTRODUCTION:

   A. “Heaven” – “The invisible arch in which the clouds move, as well as the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve; also heaven (implies elevation) as the sky; the abode of God and by implication happiness, power, eternity, air”

   B.  Three heavens; II Corinthians 12:1-4; Matthew 5:16

   C.  Our study today; “Thoughts of Heaven”

I.  HEAVEN IS GOD’S HOME: Acts 7:48-49; Psalms 11:4

    A.  The angels are in heaven; Matthew 18:10

    B.   Jesus came from heaven:

          1.  John wrote; John 1:1, 14

          2.  Luke’s record; Acts 1:9-11

          3.  Stephen’s vision; Acts 7:56

          4.  Luke’s prediction; Acts 1:11

    C.  A closer look at “Thoughts of Heaven”

II.  HEAVEN HAS BEEN PREPARED FOR GOD’S PEOPLE:

      A.  The promise of Jesus; John 14:1-3

      B.  A better country; Hebrews 11:16

      C.  The reward of the righteous; I Peter 1:1-5

III.  HEAVEN IS A PLACE OF JOY AND PEACE:

       A.  Freedom from sin and condemnation; Romans 8:1

      B.  Abraham’s coveted city; Hebrews 11:10

      C.  The saved of all nations will be there; Revelation 21:24-27

            1.  A land free of suffering and death; Revelation 21:1-7

            2.  A city with beauty beyond human imagination;

Revelation 21:17-21

CONCLUSION:

Our song book contains 53 songs about heaven

Are you prepared “to meet your God”?

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