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All articles & reviews tagged with heaven

Article

August 2019
Articles > Biblical/theological

The death that ends death

Notes of an address given at the burial of Iain H. Murray’s son, Stephen R. Murray (1956-2019) at the Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, March 7, 2019 God is revealed to us in Scripture as ‘the God of all comfort’ (2 Corinthians 1:3). The Bible is a book of comfort for believers and, for our comfort…

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Review

April 2019
Reviews > Book

Heaven on Earth: What the Bible Teaches about Life to Come

Shouldn’t every Christian feel homesick for heaven? Derek Thomas’s inquiry into the Bible’s teaching on this subject stirs up in the believer a deep longing to be with the Lord. The early chapters cover death and the intermediate state. They show that the soul will remain alive and conscious, and suggest that it will…

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Article

August 2017
Articles > Biblical/theological

The heavenly session of the ascended Lord Jesus Christ (2)

Christ’s priestly work in heaven is unique. At his Father’s side, he is perpetually applying the shed blood of his sacrifice on behalf of his people. We have already noticed that Jesus Christ’s once-and-for-all, single act of propitiatory sacrifice need never be repeated (see previous article in ET, July 2017). It was perfect and…

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Article

August 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Onwards and Upwards

What matters about a journey is reaching the destination. To say that you went to Italy for your holidays, and then disclose that all your time was spent in the departure lounge at Heathrow airport would sound laughable. But it is equally laughable for anyone to set out on the Christian pilgrimage and then…

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Article

June 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Knowing the Love of God

Knowing about something is not the same as knowing it. You can know about Scotland with its majestic mountains and shimmering lakes, its delightful glens and running streams, and yet not really know it, unless you have been there to witness the beauty and feel within your very being the fascination and wonder of…

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Article

October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Pictures of heaven (4)

The tabernacle of God is with men. The mention of a tabernacle immediately brings before our minds the journey of the children of Israel through the wilderness and the tabernacle of witness. God was present as a cloud in the Holy of Holies but only in a partial and symbolic way, and normally hidden…

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Article

September 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Pictures of heaven (3)

The Holy City Since heaven is a city we know that there will be a lot of people there. They gather from a wide area. John saw 'a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues ... before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with…

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