Heaven

What is heaven like & where is heaven?

Many people ask, “Where is heaven located and how do I get there?” Others ask, “Is heaven a real place?”

Answer:

Heaven is a real place where the people of God will live one day. In fact, heaven is where God and the angels live. John 14:1-3 even says that Jesus is in heaven preparing a place for us to live. In heaven, those saved by God will have new bodies without the curse of sin! There will be no one who is blind, deaf or lame in heaven (Isaiah 35:5-6 and Philippians 3:21). Although Jesus builds houses in heaven, the Bible also says that those saved will also build their own houses and inhabit them as well as plant and eat from vineyards (Isaiah 65:21). Most importantly God will be in heaven and He wants to be your friend. He wants to dwell with you and wipe...

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Do dogs go to heaven?

We love our pets—whether dogs, cats, birds etc—and often consider them to be members of the family. The topic of animals and pets going to heaven received extra attention when Pope Francis was mistakenly quoted as saying, "Paradise is open to all God's creatures." However, these words about pets were actually spoken by Pope Paul IV years earlier. The question still remains, do our dogs go to heaven when they die?

One of the most poignant stories in the Bible is the parable the prophet Nathan told to King David. The prophet told the king of a poor man and his pet lamb. He said, “The poor man had nothing, except one little ewe lamb which he had bought and nourished; and it grew up together with him and with his children. It ate of his own food and drank from his own cup and lay...

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