Ten Reasons to Desire Heaven

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Speaker: 
Pastor Dennis Ross
Date: 
Sunday, October 14, 2018

1. It beats the alternative – to avoid hell

      Mt. 25:31-46; Rev. 20:11-15, esp. 15; 22:14-15

 

 

2. That’s where our new home is

      John 14:1-3

 

 

3. Our rewards and treasure are there

      Mt. 5:12, 6:20; Luke 12:33-34; 1 Cor. 3:14; 1 Pet. 1:3-4

 

 

4. It is a place of rest

    Heb. 4:9-11

 

 

5. We will reign with Christ in heaven

     2 Tim. 2:12; Rev. 20:6, 22:5

 

 

6. The absence of sickness, sorrow, death, sin, evil

     Rev. 7:16-17; 21:4 (A place of joy, rejoicing Luke 15:7)

 

 

7. Hope, especially for those who are suffering in this life

    1 Pet. 1:3-4; 1 John 3:2-3

 

 

8. It is a beautiful place

     Rev. 2:7; 21:10-22:5

 

 

9. Friends and family will be there: A wonderful reunion

    1 Sam. 12:23; 1 Thess. 4:13-18; Heb. 12:1

 

 

10. To be with our Savior; in the presence of God

       Psalm 73:25-26; Phil 1:21 & 23; 2 Cor. 5:6-8