Randy Alcorn's Blog: Heaven

Will We Maintain Our Own Identities in Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | August 4, 2017
Our own personal history and identity will endure from one Earth to the next. “‘As the new heavens and the new earth that I make will endure before me,’ declares the Lord, ‘so will your name and descendants endure’ ” (Isaiah 66:22).

Will All People Be Equal in Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | June 23, 2017
There’s no reason to believe we’ll all be equally tall or strong or that we’ll have the same gifts, talents, or intellectual capacities.

Why We Don’t Need to Fear the Moment of Our Death

By Randy Alcorn | May 12, 2017
Though as believers we know that Heaven awaits us after death, many of us still wonder about or fear the moment of death. What will it be like? Will it be frightening to experience the soul’s departure from the body?

Will There Be No More Sunrises or Sunsets on the New Earth?

By Randy Alcorn | April 24, 2017
Do you love sunrises and sunsets? Are you disappointed to think you might not see any again? Our sun is one of countless billions of suns. I think we’ll see many more sunrises and sunsets, on many worlds. 

We’ve Lost Our Vocabulary of Wonder About Heaven

By Randy Alcorn | March 29, 2017
In this life we marvel at and talk about the wondrous beauty of mountains, beaches, sunsets, lakes, and deserts. We get inspired and dream about going beautiful places. Similarly, Scripture tells us “we are looking forward to a new heavens and new earth [redeemed universe] in which righteousness dwells” (2 Peter 3:13).