Quotes about heaven

Here, responsibilities, pain and temptation. Here, harassment by the demonic, persecution by the world, disappointment in friends. Here, relentless, remorseless pressure, requiring us to live at the limits of our resources and at the very edge of endurance. But there, rest: “the battle’s o’er, the victory won.” The turmoil is behind us a... read more

[In heaven,] no words are misunderstood, no motives are questioned, differing capacities and abilities provoke no envy or jealousy but only add praise to God for the richness of God’s gifts and graces perceived in one another.

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What can be more a man’s own than this new name which even in eternity remains a secret between God and him? And what shall we take this secrecy to mean? Surely, that each of the redeemed shall forever know and praise some one aspect of the divine beauty better than any other creature can. Why else were individuals created, but that God, lovin... read more

Every time a believer mounts from this earth to paradise, it is an answer to Christ’s prayer

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I think earth, if chosen instead of Heaven, will turn out to have been, all along, only a region in Hell: and earth, if put second to Heaven, to have been from the beginning a part of Heaven itself.

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At such moments one suddenly sees everything with new eyes; one feels on the brink of some great revelation. It is as if we caught a glimpse of some incredibly beautiful world that lies silently about us all the time. I remember vividly my first experience of the kind when, as a boy, i cam suddenly upon the quiet miracle of an ivy-clad wall glis... read more

In this, Friendship exhibits a glorious ‘nearness by resemblance’ to Heaven itself where the very multitude of the blessed (which no man can number) increases the fruition which each has of God. For every soul, seeing Him in her own way, doubtless communicates that unique vision to all the rest. That, says an old author, is why the Seraphim ... read more

One day, Christ will come back and there will be an amazing worship celebration—with African bongos, Indian sitars, and an ensemble of Mariachi trumpets—where every tribe, tongue, nation, and colour will bow the knee to their King and celebrate!

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