Resources: life in heaven

Headed Home

By Randy Alcorn | March 17, 2010
God’s people are described as aliens and strangers, looking for a country of their own (Hebrews 11:14). This world, under the curse, is not our home. In fact, our real home is a place we’ve never lived.

Heaven: Chapter 32, What Will We Know and Learn?

By Randy Alcorn | March 6, 2010
It’s common to hear people say, “We don’t understand now, but in Heaven we’ll know everything.” One writer says that people in Heaven can “easily comprehend divine mysteries. Is this true? Will we really know everything in Heaven?

What will we do in heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | February 17, 2010
Rest from our labors on earth (Rev. 14:13). We will experience relaxation and leisure, freedom from the frustrations of tedious and burdensome labor.

Will there be marriage in Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | February 3, 2010
In Heaven there will be one marriage, not many. That marriage will be what earthly marriage symbolized and pointed to, the marriage of Christ to his bride. So we will all be married—but to Christ.

Will there be privacy in heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | February 3, 2010
The existence of our own individual dwelling places implies privacy. We are also told Christ will give new names to the righteous, known only between him and them (Rev. 2:17).

Will there be private ownership in heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | February 3, 2010
So what is “ours” is ultimately God’s, including whatever he gives to us. But that is every bit as true here on earth as it is in Heaven. And the fact that God owns whatever is “mine” does not mean there is no distinction between what I own and what others own.