Heaven Revealed





If we truly knew the beauty and awe of heaven, we would not focus so much on things here on earth. Heaven has been created with the truest and purest of luxuries—that far exceed all the pleasurable things on the earth. God has crafted a city in heaven that is so radiant it glows as brightly as the sun. It is a glorious city with a crystal clear river and a foundation of precious jewels.

  1. Set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on things above, not earthly things” (Colossians 3:1, 2, AMP ).
    1. Instead of focusing on the riches of this earth, we should focus on the rich, eternal treasures above.
      1. The way we live our lives on earth should portray us as good and faithful stewards in the things of God.
  1. We should look forward to experiencing the glorious city God has designed in heaven (Hebrews 11:10-16, AMP ).
    1. The glorious city is the New Jerusalem (Revelation 21:16-27).
      1. Holiness is the chief characteristic of this city.
      2. Nothing profane or unclean will ever enter into this city.
      3. In heaven, we will live holy.
      4. Holiness is being of one mind with God.
      5. Our determination to live holy here on earth will prepare us for heaven.
    2. The wall of the city is made with precious gemstones (Revelation 21:19-21, AMP).
    3. The holy Jerusalem has no need of a sun or moon because the splendor and radiance of God illuminates it (Revelation 21:21-23, AM, Isaiah 60:19).
    4. The city has a pure, crystal clear river, proceeding from the throne of God (Revelation 22:1, AMP).
    5. Jesus went away to prepare a place for us (John 14:2, 3).
  1. When children and infants die, they return to heaven (Matthew 18:3-6).
    1. God cares about and is mindful of the innocent (Deuteronomy 1:39, Jeremiah 2:34, Jeremiah 19:4, AMP).

Scripture References

Colossians 3:1, 2, AMP

Hebrews 11:10-16, AMP

Revelation 21:16-27, AMP

Isaiah 60:19

Revelation 22:1, AMP

John 14:2, 3

Matthew 18:3-6

Deuteronomy 1:39

Jeremiah 2:34, AMP

Jeremiah 19:4


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