“How can it be said that we have everlasting life when we still die?”……Answer: The Word of God assures us that all who believe in the Lord Jesus Christ will have everlasting life (John 3:16, 6:471 John 5:13). The Greek word translated "everlasting" means perpetual, eternal, forever. Perhaps the word "perpetual" best explains the biblical […]

“What are the heavenly crowns that believers can receive in Heaven?”……There are five heavenly crowns mentioned in the New Testament that will be awarded to believers. They are the imperishable crown, the crown of rejoicing, the crown of righteousness, the crown of glory, and the crown of life. The Greek word translated "crown" is stephanos […]

“How can Heaven be perfect if all of our loved ones are not there?”……Answer: It's hard to imagine that we can be happy in heaven if we have an awareness that those we loved on earth are not present. We do know that when we arrive in Heaven, we will not have anything to be […]

“What is the difference between Sheol, Hades, Hell, the lake of fire, Paradise, and Abraham's bosom?”…The different terms used in the Bible for heaven and hell-sheol, hades, gehenna, the lake of fire, paradise, and Abraham's bosom (see study on Abraham's bosom)-are the subject of much debate and can be confusing. …The word "paradise" is used […]

“How to get to heaven – what are the ideas from the different religions?”……There appears to be five major categories regarding how to get to heaven in the world's religions. Most believe that hard work and wisdom will lead to ultimate fulfillment, whether that is unity with god (Hinduism, Buddhism, and Baha'i) or freedom and […]

Crown Him with Many Crowns “The twenty-four elders fall down and worship the one sitting on the throne (the one who lives forever and ever). And they lay their crowns before the throne and say, "You are worthy, O Lord our God, to receive glory and honor and power.… For you created all things, and […]

“Are there different levels of Heaven?”……The closest thing Scripture says to there being different levels of heaven is found in2 Corinthians 12:2"I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven. Whether it was in the body or out of the body I do not know-God knows." Some […]