by Mark M. Chatfield Sentry Magazine, December 2002 One of the many things that sets Christianity apart from other ways of life is the spiritual nature of its reward. I’m talking about the eternal life in heaven that is promised to those who follow Jesus Christ. It seems to me that there is much confusion…

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Question: Will I still be a mother in heaven? I know that we won’t be married in heaven and that we will have some recognition of others that are there with us, but if I am in heaven and so is my daughter will we still be mother and daughter? Answer: To be a mother…

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by Wayne Greeson The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven came out in 2010 and sold more than 1 million copies and spent months on the New York Times’ bestseller list. Kevin Malarkey and his six-year-old son Alex were driving home from church in Huntsville, Ohio, on a Sunday morning in November 2004, when they…

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by Roy Diestelkamp In song songbooks by many congregations is the old hymn: “For The Beauty Of The Earth.” The first verse says:                “For the beauty of the earth,                       For the beauty of the skies,                 For the love which from our birth                        Over and around us lies,                 Lord of all,…

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Question: I was born with a handicap. It has since become worse. I have applied for disability but can not seem to receive it. Why was I pick for this? What did I do to deserve this? If I die tomorrow, will I be handicapped in heaven? Who should I take my anger out on?…

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Answer: All who are going. In describing those in heaven, John said, “Then I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne, the living creatures, and the elders; and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands” (Revelations 5:11). John is saying, imagine the biggest…

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Question: The new heaven and the new earth in Revelation is being taken literally by my friend.  I know it’s referring to the spiritual earth.  My grandson and I studied this scripture last night (Revelation 21:1-2).  He brought up the fact that in Rome, the Christians were oppressed and God is promising them, in this…

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Question: I have a question from I Corinthians 13 about faith, hope, and love with the greatest of these being love. I have led public prayers in which I prayed something like this “to bless us with faith, hope, and love. For one day we will close our eyes in this world and sleep, but…

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