What does the Bible describe heaven as?

What does the Bible describe heaven as?

The first line of the Bible states that heaven is created along with the creation of the earth (Genesis 1). Heaven is a place of peace, love, community, and worship, where God is surrounded by a heavenly court and other heavenly beings.

Are there animals in Heaven?

Indeed, the Bible does confirm that there are animals in Heaven. Isaiah 11:6 describes several types (predator and prey) living in peace with one another. If God created animals for the Garden of Eden to give us a picture of His ideal place, He will surely include them in Heaven, God’s perfect new Eden!

Will we do everything we want to do in Heaven?

We can experience that in measure or in part here, doing God’s will in such a way that we will have no regret, but not perfectly. But in heaven we will do everything we want to do because we will be made holy, and everything we want to do will not result in a crash landing, but in greater and greater joy.

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Does the Bible say anything about working in Heaven?

The idea of working in heaven is foreign to many people. Yet Scripture clearly teaches it. When God created Adam, he “took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it” (Genesis 2:15). Work was part of the original Eden. It was part of a perfect human life. God Himself is a worker.

Will we experience emotions in Heaven?

We will still experience emotions. In Scripture, God is said to enjoy, love, laugh, take delight and rejoice, as well as be angry, happy, jealous and glad. To be like God means to have and express emotions. Hence, we should expect that in heaven emotions will exist for God’s glory and our good.

What will we see in Heaven?

In heaven we’ll see clearly that God revealed Himself to each person and that He gave opportunity for each heart or conscience to seek and respond to Him (Romans 1:18-2:16). Everyone deserves hell; no one deserves heaven. Jesus went to the cross to offer salvation to all (1 John 2:2).

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