Randy Alcorn's Blog: heaven

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. 

Why an Eternal Perspective Changes Everything

By Randy Alcorn | July 10, 2015
Most of us see no further than the horizons of this world. To correct our shortsightedness, God prescribes a vision correction that allows us to look through the lens of eternity. 

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. 

Eternity Set in Our Hearts

By Randy Alcorn | June 8, 2015
Look around you at all those people walking the streets, working in offices, standing in lines, sitting in restaurants. They search for something, anything, to fill the raging emptiness within. Their instincts tell them “something’s missing, there has to be more.” And they’re absolutely right. Something is missing.

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 Because the lifting of the Curse will normally restore what God originally made, we would expect sex to be part of that.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.

Going to the Party

By Randy Alcorn | March 27, 2015
Imagine someone takes you to a party. You see a few friends there, enjoy a couple of good conversations, a little laughter, and some decent appetizers.