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Eternal Life Through Christ

We are an imperfect people, and we will continue to be until the saved people are taken to heaven ( which I hope is soon ) and that got me thinking about something totally random.

We won’t remember this life, and that’s not bad, because we shouldn’t remember that evil ever existed, how else will we be perfect then in heaven? I won’t remember typing out this post, creating this blog, my local library, friends, nothing! LoL XD

*clears throat* sorry, I get a little hyper, random, and weird sometimes.

Definition of <a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heaven&#8221; target=”_blank> heaven </a> ( source: Wikipedia ) is a very interesting one. ” Christianity:

Traditionally, Christianity has taught “Heaven” as a place of eternal life, the dwelling place of God, and a kingdom to which all the elect will be admitted.] In most forms of Christianity, belief in the afterlife is professed in the major Creeds, such as the Nicene Creed, which states: “We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come.” In Biblical forms of Christianity, concepts about the future “Kingdom of Heaven” are also professed in several scriptural prophecies of the new (or renewed) Earth said to follow the resurrection of the dead — particularly the books of Isaiah and Revelation. In the 2nd century AD, Irenaeus (a Greek bishop) wrote that not all who are saved would merit an abode in Heaven itself. One popular medieval view of Heaven was that it existed as a physical place above the clouds and that God and the Angels were physically above, watching over man. The ancient concept of “Heaven” as a synonym for “skies” or “space” is also evident in allusions to the stars as “lights shining through from heaven”, and the like.

The term Heaven is applied by the Biblical authors to the realm in which God currently resides. Eternal life, by contrast, occurs in a renewed, unspoilt and perfect creation, which can be termed Heaven since God will choose to dwell there permanently with his people, as seen in Revelation 21:3. That there will no longer be any separation between God and man. The believers themselves will exist in incorruptible, resurrected and new bodies; there will be no sickness, no death and no tears. Some teach that death itself is not a natural part of life, but was allowed to happen after Adam and Eve disobeyed God so that mankind would not live forever in a state of sin and thus a state of separation from God.

Not only will the believers spend eternity with God, they will also spend it with each other. John’s vision recorded in Revelation describes a New Jerusalem which comes from Heaven to the New Earth, which is generally seen to be a symbolic reference to the people of God living in community with one another; in a number of sects this is taken as more literal than symbolic. Heaven will be the place where life will be lived to the full, in the way that the designer planned, each believer “loving the Lord their God with all their heart and with all their soul and with all their mind” and “loving their neighbour as themselves” ( Matthew 22:37-40) — a place of great joy, without the negative aspects of present earthly life. ”

Of course, with different religions there are different beliefs, so go to the link for yourself and see what other religions believe.

But, if you’re a Christian ( or someone thinking about accepting Christ. ), definitely read the Bible and see what your afterlife will be like and how you’re getting there. ( If you’re thinking about accepting Christ, PLEASE read the Bible, it’s very interesting and will most likely answer a lot of your questions. )

I’m no expert on Christianity, just a believer who one day will reside in heaven. 🙂 If you have any questions please comment.

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