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If there were no hell, the loss of heaven would be hell.

If there were no hell, the loss of heaven would be hell.


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To say that God dwells in heaven is not to say that He is contained there. But it is uniquely His home, His center of operations, His command post. It is the place where His throne resides. And it is where the most perfect worship of Him occurs. It is in that sense that we say heaven is His dwelling – place.

To say that God dwells in heaven is not to say that He is contained there. But it is uniquely His home, His center of operations, His command post. It is the place where His throne resides. And it is where the most perfect worship of Him occurs. It is in that sense that we say heaven is His dwelling – place.

Reference:  No Earthly Idea About Heaven taken from The Glory of Heaven by John MacArthur, copyright 1996, Crossway Books, a division of Good News Publishers, Wheaton Illinois, 60187, www.crosswaybooks.org, page 56.


Author: John MacArthur
Topics: Heaven-General
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I had rather be in hell with Christ, than be in heaven without Him.

I had rather be in hell with Christ, than be in heaven without Him.


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Jesus is right. It is not the Christian doctrine of heaven that is a myth, but the humanistic dream of utopia.

Jesus is right. It is not the Christian doctrine of heaven that is a myth, but the humanistic dream of utopia (Roy Clements).

Reference:  Introducing Jesus, Kingsway, 1986, p. 103.


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Heaven will pay for any loss we may suffer to gain it; but nothing can pay for the loss of heaven.

Heaven will pay for any loss we may suffer to gain it; but nothing can pay for the loss of heaven.


Author: Richard Baxter
Topics: Heaven-General