We begin a new series on heaven today – a topic that isn’t often heard from many pulpits. Why is that? We’ll look at several Scriptures that give some images of heaven, and why thinking about heaven matters for followers of Jesus, based on Colossians 3.1-17. You can watch the message alone below, or the whole worship gathering just below that. The message began with a video of the song, “I Can Only Imagine”, by MercyMe, which you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_lrrq_opng
The Bible gives us few glimpses of heaven, but perhaps the most vivid is in Revelation 21. Today’s message helps us understand not only a little bit of the symbolism involved in this complicated chapter, but also how we can prepare ourselves for life in the New Jerusalem. Listen here:
I also sang “The Holy City” in this service, but I’m not broadcasting that recording!!