Looking Forward To Heaven - Eastside church

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  • 1.Looking Forward To Heaven “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.” Col. 3:16
  • 2.Looking Forward To Heaven We need to understand ... - This life will not last for long ... heaven will. - Jesus spoke about the matter. - Mt. 6:19-21 Where have you made your home? - Song #230 - ‘This World is Not My Home’
  • 3.Looking Forward To Heaven Many in the Bible looked to a home far away. - They died seeking a heavenly country. - Heb. 11:13-16 What are you seeking? - Where is your home? - Song #213 - ‘Here We Are But Straying Pilgrims’
  • 4.Looking Forward To Heaven Heaven and earth exist by the power of God. - By His power, it will come to an end. - Mt. 24:36; 2 Cor. 5:10; 2 Pt. 3:7-12 To the Christian, after this life ... - ‘The Morning of Joy’ - Song #528
  • 5.Looking Forward To Heaven It is hard to imagine heaven. - We want to be there because God is there. - John 14:1-3 To be in the presence of God ... overwhelming! - A happy day when heaven is our home. - ‘How Beautiful Heaven Must Be’ - Song #196
  • 6.Looking Forward To Heaven God is the focal point of heaven. - We will be in the presence of God. - Rev. 22:1; Rev. 21:2-3 Heaven is a place ... - For those who are the people of God. - ‘Won’t It Be Wonderful There’ - Song #192
  • 7.Looking Forward To Heaven Trials and difficulties of life will be over. - Rev. 21:4; Rev. 22:5 - No Sickness, no sadness ... ... no hunger, no fears, no dying. Tears of this life will be wiped away. - We will bask in the light of the Son of God. - ‘No Night There’ - Song #220
  • 8.Looking Forward To Heaven Heaven is where the saved will be gathered. - It is home for those washed by the blood. - ‘robes made white’ Rev. 7:14 - ‘washed us from our sins’ Rev. 1:5 Cleansed by the blood of Christ. - Baptism washes us in His blood. - Rom. 6:4; Acts 22:16 - ‘Beautiful’ Song #261
  • 9.Looking Forward To Heaven We anxiously await our home in heaven. - Are you prepared to face the Lord in judgment? - ‘The Christians Welcome Home’ - Song #228