Heaven is the abode of the living God. Ps.20:6. It was created by God in the beginning. Gen.1:1. When or how long ago is a mystery hidden from man. This wonderful and beautiful place is above where the Lord Jesus ascended, but some day we shall be there.
WHAT HEAVEN IS
1. Heaven is the home of the Lord God. Matt.6:9, “Our father which in heaven……. In II Cor.12:2, a man was caught up to the third Heaven. The first heaven is the area where birds fly, the second heaven is while the third Heaven is the home of God.
2. Heaven was build by God not man – made. II Cor.5:1. We must know that it was build by diving hand.
3. Heaven is eternal. IICor. 5:1. “an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens”
4. Heaven is a garner. Matt.3:12, “…….gather His wheat into the garner”.
5. Heaven is called the kingdom of God and of Christ. Eph.5:5. “……..hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God”.
6. Heaven is called the father’s House. John 14:2, “In my father’s house are many mansions”.
7. Heaven is called a place of rest. Heb.4:9. “There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God”.
8. Heaven is called paradise. II Cor.12:4, “And I knew such a man……..caught up into paradise”.
Conclusion: this is not the end rather we shall continue to see the beauty of Heaven as it is unfolded by the scriptures.