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Why Heaven Matters Now

Heaven: Setting Our Hearts on Things Above

Why Heaven Matters Now

1 Peter 1:3-9


Because Heaven is a place of rest… (1 Peter 1:3-4)

 …you can rest in the blessings of God now. (Hebrews 4:9-10)


Because Heaven is a place where the struggle will be over… (1 Peter 1:5-7)

 …you can find blessing in the struggle now. (James 1:2-4)


Because Heaven is a place where believers will be in the presence of Christ… (1 Peter 1:8-9)

…you can abide in Christ now. (Colossians 3:1-4)


Working for Christ

  • salvation
  • works
  • fruit
  • assurance


Abiding in Christ

  • salvation
  • abiding/assurance
  • fruit
  • works

How do you find rest, blessing in the struggle, and assurance?  Only in Christ.

Final Thought:  The realties of Heaven should make a difference in your life now.

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