Category Archives: Heaven

The Formula For Victory, By David R. Pharr

The theme of Revelation is victory. To each of the seven churches there is a special promise to “him that overcometh“. For example, “To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God” (2:7). Satan’s attacks may be through persecutions, temptations, false doctrines, discouragements, or lukewarmness. Only by overcoming these things can we enjoy the heavenly city (21:27). Continue reading

Living Where You Do Not Belong

In Jesus’ prayer to the Father in John 17, He states that His disciples are not of this world, just as He is not of this world. How can that be? Were we not born in this world? Of course we were. But, we have been called out of this world (2 Cor. 6:17, 1 Pet. 1:13-15), and we have been purchased with the precious blood of Jesus (Acts 20:28; 1 Pet. 1:18.19). We do not belong to this world, or even to ourselves (1 Cor. 6:19-20). Continue reading

There Are Only Two Ways By Ron Boatwright

Many times we hear people today say, “We are all headed for the same place, we are just going in different ways”.  In a sense this is true in that we are all headed first to the Judgment.  The Bible says, “And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment.”  And Romans 14:10 says, “For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ”. Continue reading