Randy Alcorn's Blog: Heaven

Heavenly Mindedness

By Randy Alcorn | February 12, 2016
Scripture commands us to set our hearts on Heaven: “Set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God” (Col. 3:1). And to make sure we don’t miss the importance of a Heaven-centered life, the next verse says, “Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things [alone].”

As a Single Person, Will I Be Second Class in Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | October 5, 2015
This question came from a reader: "As a middle aged, never-married, Christian single with no kids, life is lonely. ...How will I fare in Heaven when surrounded by mostly large families where people have their kids, grandkids, many friends, a spouse, etc., and I'm alone?"

Heaven’s Thrilling, All-Encompassing Worship

By Randy Alcorn | August 24, 2015
I find it ironic that many people stereotype life in Heaven as an interminable church service. Apparently, church attendance has become synonymous with boredom. Yet meeting God—when it truly happens—will be far more exhilarating than a great meal, a poker game, hunting, gardening, mountain climbing, or watching the Super Bowl. 

Miscarriage: Finding Hope, Longing for Reunion

By Randy Alcorn | June 26, 2015
For most of us, the list of people we’re longing for reunion with is lengthy. But those who have lost a child, either before or after birth, have one more compelling reason to long for Heaven. 

Will There Be Sex in Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | May 27, 2015
Sexual relations existed before the Fall and were not the product of sin and the Curse; they were God’s original and perfect design. Because the lifting of the Curse will normally restore what God originally made, we would expect sex to be part of that. However, Christ appears to have made it clear that people in Heaven wouldn’t be married to each other.

Are People In Heaven Aware Of What Happens Today On Earth?

By Randy Alcorn | May 6, 2015
One of the common questions about Heaven I’ve heard over the years is, “Do people in Heaven know what's presently happening on earth?” In an interview with Pastor Todd Wagner, I share more thoughts related to this question.