Randy Alcorn's Blog: eternity

What I’m thankful for: A Thanksgiving greeting

By Randy Alcorn | November 24, 2011
There are so many things for Nanci and me to be thankful for this year. We’ve talked about how grateful we are for our family—we have two daughters who are married to godly men, as well as four grandchildren already born and the fifth one on his way. 

My Top Five Recommended Books on Heaven

By Randy Alcorn | August 31, 2011
When I was researching Heaven, I read 150 volumes on the subject, many long out-of-print. Since the book came out I’ve read a dozen more.

Does it Dishonor God for Us to Long for Reunion with Loved Ones?

By Randy Alcorn | June 1, 2011
Believers periodically tell me versions of the following: “We shouldn’t be thinking about reunion with loved ones, or the joys of Heaven. We should only be thinking about being united with Christ, who is our only treasure.” 

Questions in Light of Heaven

By Randy Alcorn | May 23, 2011
We’ll have eternity to celebrate great victories on the old Earth, but we have only this brief window of opportunity now to win those victories. As missionary C. T. Studd said, “Only one life, ’twill soon be past; only what’s done for Christ will last.”

Follow-up on Rob Bell and the Hell Controversy

By Randy Alcorn | April 11, 2011
This is my third and possibly last blog on this subject. But given its importance to the gospel of Christ and the health of Christ’s body, I make no promises.

Sono Sato Harris: Precious beyond Words

By Randy Alcorn | July 5, 2010
Last night, on Independence Day, our dear friend Sono Harris went home to be with Jesus. She is a precious and faithful sister, one of a kind, and all the more precious now as her faith has become sight.