“Let’s Talk About Heaven!” – Screen Notes

“Let’s Talk About Heaven!”
Colossians 3

Ecclesiastes 3:11

1 Chronicles 29:15

Philippians 3:20

“You formed us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they find rest in You.” —Augustine

A Christian never says, “goodbye,” but rather, “see you later.”

Read: Colossians 3:1–2

Set your minds speaks of a diligent, active, single-minded investigation.

How can we be thinking about and seeking heaven?
Answer: From careful study of Scripture.

Psalm 139:7–8

Our longing for heaven is really a longing for God Himself.
(Psalm 63:1)

Matthew 5:8

1. What is heaven like?

Heaven is a real place, for real people, to do real things.

Heaven is described as a paradise.

2 Corinthians 12:2–4

Heaven is described as a city.
(Hebrews 11:10; Hebrews 13:14)

Heaven is described as a country.
(Hebrews 11:16)

Romans 1:20

Psalm 24:1

Matthew 6:28–29

1 Timothy 6:17

Hebrews 8:5

What will our new heavenly bodies be like?

1 Corinthians 15:43–44

Our resurrection bodies will resemble His.
(1 John 3:2)

2 Corinthians 5:1–2

2. What will we do in heaven?

In heaven, and on the new earth, we will be busy!

In heaven, we will eat together!
(Revelation 19:9)

Matthew 8:11

Read: Colossians 3:5–10

1. Sexual sin will keep us earthbound.
(v.5)

The battle against any sin, especially sexual sin, begins in the mind.

2. Idolatry keeps us earthbound.

3. Anger, meanness, and slander keep us earthbound.
(v.8)

“Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in; aim at earth, and you’ll get neither.” —C.S. Lewis

You don’t go to heaven to find Christ; you go to Christ to find heaven!

John 3:16