Heaven, Glimpsed By Humans

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Mark 1:10

And immediately [as he] was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens being split apart and the Spirit descending like a dove on him.

Luke 3:21-22

Now it happened that when all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized, and [while he] was praying, heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove, and a voice came from heaven, "You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased."

Acts 7:56

And he said, "Behold, I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!"

2 Corinthians 12:2-4

I know a man in Christ fourteen years ago--whether in the body I do not know, or outside the body I do not know, God knows--such a man was caught up to the third heaven, and I know this man--whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows-- that he was caught up to paradise and heard words not to be spoken, which [it is] not permitted for a person to speak.

Revelation 4:1

After these [things] I looked, and behold, an open door in heaven, and the former voice that I had heard like a trumpet speaking with me was saying, "Come up here and I will show you [the things] which must take place after these [things]."

1 Kings 8:30

You must listen to the plea of your servant and your people Israel which they pray [toward] this place; and you must hear from the place where you live, from heaven you must hear and you must forgive.

Deuteronomy 26:15

Look down from the dwelling place of your holiness, from heaven, and bless your people Israel, and the land that you have given to us, as you swore to our ancestors, a land flowing with milk and honey.'

2 Chronicles 30:27

Then the priests and the Levites arose and blessed the people, and their voice was heard, and their prayer came to his holy dwelling place in the heavens.

Psalm 20:6

Now I know that Yahweh will help his anointed. He will answer him from his holy heaven with the victorious power of his right hand.

Revelation 5:8

And when he took the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one of whom had a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

Matthew 23:22

And the one who swears by heaven swears by the throne of God and by the one who sits on it.

Genesis 24:3

that I may make you swear by Yahweh, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites in whose midst I am dwelling,

Daniel 12:7

And I heard the man [who] was clothed in linen who [was] above the water of the stream, and he raised his right hand and his left hand to heaven and he swore {by the one who lives forever} that [an] appointed time, appointed times, and half [an appointed time] [would pass] when [the] shattering of {the power of the holy people} {would be completed}; [then] all these things will be accomplished.

James 5:12

Now above all, my brothers, do not swear either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your yes be yes and your no, no, in order that you may not fall under judgment.

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