The Hope of Eternal Life

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Corinthians 15:12-19   I.         It is no secret that many ministers in the denominational world lack faith in the Bible.             A.        Methodists: 51%, Episcopalians: 35%, American Baptist: 33%, Presbyterians 30%, American Lutherans: 13% doubt Jesus’ physical resurrection [Jeffrey Hadden, results of a survey of 7,441 Protestant ministers published in PrayerNet Newsletter,…

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Our Home

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: II Corinthians 5:1-9   I.         God has promised us a place of rest – Hebrews 4:1-3             A.        There are days when I turn over in bed and start to think about all the things I need to get done today.                         1.         Even though it is earlier than I need to get up, I…

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Death and Eternity

by Royce Frederick What happens when a person dies? On day six of creation, “the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being” (Genesis 2:7). Death occurs when the “soul” or the “spirit” of a person leaves his…

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Going Home

by Fanning Yater Tant Gospel Guardian, October 13, 1955 The summer’s work has ended. After a long and lonely absence, I am going back to Texas. Only a few hours ago I was speaking to a house filled with people in Sunnyvale, California. Now it is shortly after midnight, and I am nearly three miles…

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Longing for Home

by Jefferson David Tant Have you ever been gone from home on a long journey? Often there comes a time when you long for home. My wife, Flora, and I have been on many journeys through the years in taking the Good News about Jesus Christ to nations far and near. And there are moments…

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Will we experience romantic love in heaven?

Question: If a person dies before getting to marry and experience sex and romantic love, will they experience that in heaven or the new earth? Will romantic love be done away with forever after death? I really enjoy that aspect of life and don’t want it to disappear forever. Forever seems like a long time…

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The Ultimate Goal of the Christian

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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Will I still be a mother in heaven?

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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The Boy Who Didn’t Come Back from Heaven

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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Heaven Will Be Even Better

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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