Sunday Morning SoundBytes – 5/21/2017

Sunday’s message was the first in the new Real Answers about Heaven series. The message was called The Dwelling Place of God, taken from Psalm 33:13-14. Here is a brief outline of the message:

Introduction: Only the Bible gives us trustworthy answers about heaven.
   – Deuteronomy 29:29; John 3:13; Revelation 21:5

I. Heaven is God’s house (Genesis 28:17; Psalm 23:6; John 14:2)
   A. Heaven is where God lives.
      – 1 Kings 8:30; Matthew 6:9; Hebrews 12:22; Rev 21:3
   B. God’s home reflects God’s character.
      1) Heaven is a place of beauty.
         – Psalm 27:4; 1 Corinthians 2:9; Revelation 21:2
      2) Heaven is a place of holiness.
         – Deuteronomy 26:15; Isaiah 57:15; Revelation 21:27
      3) Heaven is a place of love.
         – Isaiah 57:15; 1 Corinthians 13:13; 1 John 4:15-16
   C. God is central to heaven.
      – Psalm 73:25; Isaiah 6:1; Ezekiel 48:35

II. Heaven is where God’s throne is located
   A. God is worshiped on his throne in heaven.
      – Isaiah 6:1-3; Revelation 5:13-14 (all of Revelation 4-5!)
   B. God watches and rules over all the earth.
      – Psalm 11:4, 33:13-15; Daniel 4:26

III. Heaven is Jesus’ home
   A. Jesus came from heaven, and he returned to heaven.
      – John 6:38, 16:28; Hebrews 9:24
   B. Jesus is the only way for us to go to heaven.
      – John 14:6; Acts 4:12

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