Heaven

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A brief look at the everlasting home awaiting Christians. This message was delivered on our 10 year Anniversary/Homecoming.

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Heaven

  1. 1. Heaven …a great homecoming awaits.
  2. 2. HeavenThis world is not my home Im just a-passinthroughMy treasures are laid up somewhere beyond theblueThe angels beckon me from heavens open doorAnd I cant feel at home in this world anymore
  3. 3. Home“Home is where your heart is.”
  4. 4. Home“For where your treasure is, thereyour heart will be also.”(Matthew 6.21; ESV)
  5. 5. The Prize“Do you not know that in a race all therunner compete, but only onereceives the prize?”(1 Corinthians 9.24; ESV)
  6. 6. The Prize“So run, that you may obtain it.”(1 Corinthians 9.24; ESV)
  7. 7. The Prize“…let us lay aside every weight, andsin which clings so closely, and let usrun with endurance the race that isset before us.”(Hebrews 12.1; ESV)
  8. 8. What Slows YouDown?GuiltRacismNot LovingApathyPrideSportsMoneySelf
  9. 9. The Prize“Every athlete exercises self-controlin all things. They do it to receive aperishable wreath, but we animperishable.”(1 Corinthians 9.25; ESV)
  10. 10. Heaven…it’s theplace…of joy (Luke 15.7,10)…of rest (Revelation 14.13)…of peace (Luke 16.19-25)
  11. 11. Heaven…it’s theplace…of righteousness (2 Peter 3.13)…of glory (Romans 8.18)…of God (Revelation 21.3-4)
  12. 12. Heaven“If you read history you will find that theChristians who did most for the presentworld were precisely those who thoughtmost of the next.”(C. S. Lewis)Morgan, R. J. (2000). Nelsons complete book of stories,illustrations, and quotes (electronic ed.) (415). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.
  13. 13. HeavenWish me “Bon Voyage!”As you do a friendWhose joyous visit finds its happy end.And bid me both “a Dieu!”And “au revoir!”Since, though I come no more,I shall be waiting there to greet you,At His door.(John Oxenham)
  14. 14. Heaven …we hope to see you there.

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