Heaven Our Home
I. Heaven is a place prepared by God for us.
A. It is a place where we can fully enjoy God.
The chief end of man is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever.
One thing I ask of the Lord, this is what I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in His temple. ( Psalms 27:4)
B. It is a place that is perfectly suited to human beings.
1. It will be a delight to our senses (Ps. 16:11, 37:22, 115:116)
In thy presence is fullness of joy, at thy right hand there are pleasures forever more
For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed of him shall be cut off.
The heaven, even the heavens, are the Lord's: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.
C. It is a place where heaven and earth converge.
And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away and there was no more sea (Revelation 21:1)
II. Heaven is a place of
A. Rewards (Revelation 22:12)
And behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me to give every man according as his work shall be.
Well done good and faithful servant, thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things.
Enter into the joy of your Lord. (Matthew 25:23)
And I say unto you that many shall come from the east and the west and shall sit down with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 8:11)
III. Heaven is a place of "no mores" (Revelation 21:4)!
A. No more tears.
B. No more death.
C. No more sorrow.
D. No more pain.