Posts Tagged ‘ Heaven ’

VerseD: James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

James 1:17, ESV

Good wants us to bring heaven to earth, and He gives us blessings and gifts to accomplish this mission (not for ourselves).

And He doesn’t change.

VerseD: John 14:21

“Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”

John 14:21, ESV

Heaven is brought to earth as we love and obey God.

Want to spread Jesus’ gospel? Love God and obey His commands.

VerseD: Isaiah 60:3

And nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.

Isaiah 60:3, ESV

The world rebels against God, but He has tasked us with bringing heaven to earth. When people see the love we have for each other and the joy given through our salvation, many will want to know what we have.

VerseD: Psalm 103:19

The Lord has established his throne in the heavens, and his kingdom rules over all.

Psalm 103:19, ESV

God rules from heaven, and we have been tasked with fighting Satan’s forces on earth to usher heaven on earth. Trust our Lord.

VerseD: Hebrews 13:16

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Hebrews 13:16, ESV

This world is full of selfishness and need.

Let us share the love of God with others, ushering heaven onto earth as we sacrifice of ourselves to help others in Jesus’ name.

VerseD: Colossians 3:2

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.

Colossians 3:2, ESV

This world is a mess, full of distractions, problems, and temptations.

Let us keep our focus on the heavenly things, not ignoring the world but bringing heaven here.

VerseD: Matthew 5:8

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.”

Matthew 5:8, ESV

A pure heart loves God and shows it by loving people.

VerseD: Matthew 5:3

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Matthew 5:3, ESV

We see our weakness before God, our utter sinfulness, and it should push us to seek His grace and mercy and find hope in Christ.

VerseD: Matthew 6:19

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal”

Matthew 6:19, ESV

When the world sees our lack of interest in material needs, they will wonder what intrigues us so much about Jesus.

We can have peace even when we lose everything or the economy is bad or the government is corrupt, and they will see.

VerseD: 1 John 2:15-16

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.

1 John 2:15‭-‬16, ESV

We love the people in the world, but only with the love of God. We must love His Word, His commandments, and His gospel, not the pleasures and desires of this world.