Biblical Names of Heaven
Heaven is commonly known as the
place where God abides. Matthew 7:21
As we study God’s word we should
notice the various names which refer to
The very thought of our true home
should inspire longing to go there.
Let us seek to learn about these various
names used for heaven.
My Father’s House
This helps us to take our eyes off of the
This is where Jesus was going and
where he is preparing us houses to live.
We have a God-made house there.
2 Corinthians 5:1
The Holy Place
Hebrews 9:12, 24
This speaks of Jesus our High Priest
when He made the perfect offering of
His own blood in the presence of God
the Father in heaven. Hebrews 9:14
The Kingdom of Christ and God
Ephesians 5:5 “For this ye know, that no
whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor
covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any
inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of
God the Father and Christ’s rule in heaven
are to last forever. 1 Corinthians 15:24;
A Heavenly Country
This description also shows the nature of the
place in which they desire to be with God.
Like these faithful ones, we need by faith to
look to God’s promises seeing them afar off,
being assured of them we must also embrace
them and confess that we are strangers and
pilgrims on the earth.
Truly our hearts and citizenship is in heaven.
Philippians 3:20; Col. 3:1-2
As Abraham we must look to this
wonderful place which has foundations
whose builder and maker is God.
A safe place that is earthquake-proof.
The Paradise of God
Those who overcome will have access to
the tree of life in heaven.
You can be strong and overcome with the
Word of God. 1 John 2:14: 4:4; 5:4-5
God the Father spoke from heaven.
1 Peter 3:22
Christ is now in heaven at the right hand
of the Father.
Will Heaven Be Your Home?
There are other names the Bible uses to
describe heaven we have just noticed a few
Get ready to receive eternal life and your
eternal inheritance. 1 Peter 1:3-5
If you have never come to Christ, now is the
time! 2 Cor. 6:2
Hear & Believe the gospel of Christ. Rom. 1:16
Repent of your sinful living. Acts 2:38
Confess Jesus. Acts 8:37
Be baptized into Christ. Rom. 6:3-6
Be faithful the rest of your life. Revelation 2:10