Tag: heaven

  • Biblical Principle #171: God Knows Those Who are His

    Biblical Principles List Principle God knows those who are His, and He brings them to Himself. Explanation After GOD sentenced Israel to 40 years of wandering, certain leaders among the Levites began to feel that Moses and Aaron were improperly and selfishly elevating themselves above the rest of Israel. Chief among these people was a…

  • Biblical Principle #91: Angels Travel

    Biblical Principles List Principle Angels have their means of travel. Explanation We have previously established that: As we previously discussed, humans have our means of traveling, such as: We can use these methods to travel because they work within the parameters of the properties GOD set forth on earth. If I try to fly all by myself,…

  • GOD and Heaven (Spatially Speaking)

    What does Scripture tell us about GOD and heaven’s location? How should we think about GOD in terms of location? What answers can we obtain regarding where, exactly, the righteous live after death? This video seeks to answer these questions and more.

  • Biblical Principle #73: God is Our Reward

    Biblical Principles List Principle God is the reward of the faithful. Explanation In GOD’s third recorded interaction with Abraham, GOD told Abraham that He Himself would be Abraham’s reward: 1 After these things the Word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield and…

  • Biblical Principle #70: The Bible Story is About the Fulfillment of Abraham’s Promises

    Biblical Principles List Principle The focus of the entire Bible story is how God fulfilled His promises to Abraham (and his descendants). Explanation We previously established that GOD made Abraham a series of promises as a reward for Abraham’s faith. However, Abraham and all the faithful in Scripture lived their life without receiving the promises.…

  • Re-Thinking Heaven [What Scripture REALLY Says about the Home of the Righteous]

    Where do the righteous live after death? Does the Bible teach that Christians go to heaven? What does Scripture really reveal about the eternal home of the saved? In this video I cover: – How the Bible defines the word “heaven.”– The distinction between “heaven” the place and “the heavens” (plural).– Synonyms for “the heavens”…

  • Why the Bible Ends with the Beautiful Marriage Feast

    Is there a more beautiful Scripture than Revelation 21-22?  As incredible as it might sound, once I understood the truths I’ve explained in this series, when I read these verses again, their beauty increased ten-fold. Let me show you why. … Welcome to the 40th post in my series of rethinking Christian eschatology. Because these posts…

  • A Fresh Look at the Judgments in the Book of Revelation [part 2]

    [Return to part 1 of this post.] The wedding feast began with war and judgments Before there could be a peaceful wedding celebration, Jesus had to first eliminate His evil opposition, the oppressors of His bride. Revelation continues: 11 I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse, whose rider is…

  • A Fresh Look at the Judgments in the Book of Revelation

    We’ve been studying through the Book of Revelation. In recent posts, we’ve established that: In the conclusion of GOD’s revealed Word, the book of Revelation provides our final details regarding death, the judgment, the resurrection and what will follow (or has followed). These final chapters provide helpful insight. Let’s take a fresh look. … Welcome…

  • My Tribute to Amy Baswell Hall

    Early on Thursday morning, March 26, 2015, I got out of bed in my hotel room near Washington D.C. My wife Holly and I were preparing for the long drive back home to Alabama by getting an early start. As is my habit, I quickly checked my phone for any text messages before jumping in…