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Encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12 NIV)

Where Was Jesus for Three Days?

Where Was Jesus for Three Days? – 1 Peter 3:19-20a

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Where was Jesus' Spirit during the three days his body lay in the tomb? Contrary to popular belief, he was in paradise rather than hell.

Rejoice that your name is written in heaven

Rejoice that Your Name Is Written in Heaven – Luke 10:20

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Are you a child of God? Then you can rejoice that your name is written in heaven. There can be no greater joy than knowing our Lord.

Seated in the heavenly realms

Seated in the Heavenly Realms – Ephesians 2:6

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If we have been born again, we live in two realms. We live here on earth. But we have also been seated in the heavenly realms with Christ.

Plenty of Room in the Father's House

Plenty of Room in the Father’s House – John 14:2-3

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Jesus tells us that he has gone to prepare a place for us in his Father's house. And it will be a place with plenty of room for each of us.

An Open Door No One Can Shut

An Open Door No One Can Shut – Revelation 3:8

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The church of Philadelphia had been faithful through many trials. And now an open door was placed before them that no one could shut.

Today you will be with me in paradise

Today You Will Be with Me in Paradise – Luke 23:42-43

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Jesus' promise to the repentant thief on the cross was "today you will be with me in paradise." What a wonderful promise to all believers.

From Earthly Tent to Eternal House

From Earthly Tent to Eternal House – 2 Corinthians 5:1

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This is such a wonderful hope. To move from the earthly tent we live in now, and into the eternal house that God has prepared for us.

God is the strength of my heart

God Is the Strength of My Heart – Psalm 73:23-26

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This psalm is such a wonderful expression of trust in God, the strength of our hearts. What else is there that begins to compare with God.

The garden of Eden

The Theology of Genesis: The Garden of Eden – Genesis 2

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The second chapter of Genesis introduces the garden of Eden as the ideal home for humanity. And believers look forward to its restoration.

What does the Bible say about heaven?

What Does the Bible Say About Heaven

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Heaven is a common term in our vocabulary today. And one that is found throughout the Scriptures. But what does the Bible have to say about heaven?

how lovely is your dwelling place

How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place – Psalm 84:1-4

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How lovely is your dwelling place, oh Lord. I love to join together with God's people to worship him. And someday, to come into his presence.

Set Your Mind on Things Above

Set Your Mind on Things Above – Colossians3:1-4

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As believers, we have died with Christ and are seated with him in heaven. So, we should set our minds on things above, on the kingdom of God.

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