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56 Bible Verses about Heaven

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Revelation 5:6

And there between the throne and the four living creatures (beings) and among the elders [ of the heavenly Sanhedrin] I saw a Lamb standing, as though it had been slain, with seven horns and with seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God [ the sevenfold Holy Spirit] Who have been sent [on duty far and wide] into all the earth.

Revelation 7:15

For this reason they are [now] before the [very] throne of God and serve Him day and night in His sanctuary (temple); and He Who is sitting upon the throne will protect and spread His tabernacle over and shelter them with His presence.

1 Corinthians 2:9

But, on the contrary, as the Scripture says, What eye has not seen and ear has not heard and has not entered into the heart of man, [all that] God has prepared (made and keeps ready) for those who love Him [ who hold Him in affectionate reverence, promptly obeying Him and gratefully recognizing the benefits He has bestowed].

Psalm 146:6

Who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, Who keeps truth and is faithful forever,

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Heaven » Dwelling place of God

Psalm 73:25

Whom have I in heaven but You? And I have no delight or desire on earth besides You.

Luke 11:2

And He said to them, When you pray, say: Our Father Who is in heaven, hallowed be Your name, Your kingdom come. Your will be done [held holy and revered] on earth as it is in heaven.

Psalm 123:1

Unto You do I lift up my eyes, O You Who are enthroned in heaven.

Acts 7:49

Heaven [is] My throne, and earth the footstool for My feet. What [kind of] house can you build for Me, says the Lord, or what is the place in which I can rest?

Heaven » The physical heavens

Ezekiel 1:1

Now [when I was] in [my] thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was in the midst of captivity beside the river Chebar [in Babylonia], the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.

Heaven » Physical heavens, destruction of

Isaiah 34:4

All the host of the heavens shall be dissolved and crumble away, and the skies shall be rolled together like a scroll; and all their host [the stars and the planets] shall drop like a faded leaf from the vine, and like a withered fig from the fig tree.

Hebrews 1:10-12

And [further], You, Lord, did lay the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the works of Your hands. They will perish, but You remain and continue permanently; they will all grow old and wear out like a garment. Like a mantle [thrown about one's self] You will roll them up, and they will be changed and replaced by others. But You remain the same, and Your years will never end nor come to failure.

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will vanish (pass away) with a thunderous crash, and the [ material] elements [of the universe] will be dissolved with fire, and the earth and the works that are upon it will be burned up.

Job 14:12

So man lies down and does not rise [to his former state]. Till the heavens are no more, men will not awake nor be raised [physically] out of their sleep.

Heaven » Re 21; 22; joh 14 » Kingdom of

Matthew 20:1

For the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of an estate who went out in the morning along with the dawn to hire workmen for his vineyard.

Matthew 25:1

Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.

Matthew 13:44

The kingdom of heaven is like something precious buried in a field, which a man found and hid again; then in his joy he goes and sells all he has and buys that field.

Matthew 13:24

Another parable He set forth before them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Heaven » God » Answers his people from

Psalm 20:6

Now I know that the Lord saves His anointed; He will answer him from His holy heaven with the saving strength of His right hand.

1 Chronicles 21:26

And David built there an altar to the Lord and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings and called upon the Lord; and He answered him by fire from heaven upon the altar of burnt offering.

Nehemiah 9:27

Therefore You delivered them into the hand of their enemies, who distressed them. In the time of their suffering when they cried to You, You heard them from heaven, and according to Your abundant mercy You gave them deliverers, who saved them from their enemies.

Heaven » Re 21; 22; joh 14 » Opened

Revelation 19:11

After that I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse [appeared]! The One Who was riding it is called Faithful (Trustworthy, Loyal, Incorruptible, Steady) and True, and He passes judgment and wages war in righteousness (holiness, justice, and uprightness).

Acts 10:11

And he saw the sky opened and something like a great sheet lowered by the four corners, descending to the earth.

Heaven » Christ » As mediator, entered into

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ (the Messiah) has not entered into a sanctuary made with [human] hands, only a copy and pattern and type of the true one, but [He has entered] into heaven itself, now to appear in the [very] presence of God on our behalf.

Hebrews 6:20

Where Jesus has entered in for us [in advance], a Forerunner having become a High Priest forever after the order (with the rank) of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 9:12

He went once for all into the [Holy of] Holies [of heaven], not by virtue of the blood of goats and calves [by which to make reconciliation between God and man], but His own blood, having found and secured a complete redemption (an everlasting release for us).

Acts 3:21

Whom heaven must receive [and retain] until the time for the complete restoration of all that God spoke by the mouth of all His holy prophets for ages past [from the most ancient time in the memory of man].

Heaven » Re 21; 22; joh 14 » Built by the hand of God

Hebrews 11:10

For he was [waiting expectantly and confidently] looking forward to the city which has fixed and firm foundations, whose Architect and Builder is God.

Heaven » The wicked excluded from

Galatians 5:21

Envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I warn you beforehand, just as I did previously, that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 5:5

For be sure of this: that no person practicing sexual vice or impurity in thought or in life, or one who is covetous [who has lustful desire for the property of others and is greedy for gain] -- "for he [in effect] is an idolater -- "has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Heaven » God » Sends his judgments from

1 Samuel 2:10

The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; against them will He thunder in heaven. The Lord will judge [all peoples] to the ends of the earth; and He will give strength to His king (King) and exalt the power of His anointed (Anointed His Christ).

Genesis 19:24

Then the Lord rained on Sodom and on Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of the heavens.

Daniel 4:13-14

I saw in the visions of my head [as I lay] on my bed, and behold, a watcher, a holy one, came down from heaven. He cried aloud [with might] and said, Cut down the tree and cut off its branches; shake off its leaves and scatter its fruit. Let the living creatures flee from under it and the fowls from its branches.

Heaven » Holy

Psalm 20:6

Now I know that the Lord saves His anointed; He will answer him from His holy heaven with the saving strength of His right hand.

Deuteronomy 26:15

Look down from Your holy habitation, from heaven, and bless Your people Israel and the land which You have given us as You swore to our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Heaven » Enoch and elijah were translated into

2 Kings 2:11

As they still went on and talked, behold, a chariot of fire and horses of fire parted the two of them, and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.

Hebrews 11:5

Because of faith Enoch was caught up and transferred to heaven, so that he did not have a glimpse of death; and he was not found, because God had translated him. For even before he was taken to heaven, he received testimony [still on record] that he had pleased and been satisfactory to God.

Heaven » Is called » Paradise

2 Corinthians 12:4

Was caught up into paradise, and he heard utterances beyond the power of man to put into words, which man is not permitted to utter.

Heaven » New heavens

Revelation 21:1-4

Then I saw a new sky (heaven) and a new earth, for the former sky and the former earth had passed away (vanished), and there no longer existed any sea. And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God, all arrayed like a bride beautified and adorned for her husband; Then I heard a mighty voice from the throne and I perceived its distinct words, saying, See! The abode of God is with men, and He will live (encamp, tent) among them; and they shall be His people, and God shall personally be with them and be their God. read more.
God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall be no more, neither shall there be anguish (sorrow and mourning) nor grief nor pain any more, for the old conditions and the former order of things have passed away.

Heaven » God » Reigns in

Psalm 135:6

Whatever the Lord pleases, that has He done in the heavens and on earth, in the seas and all deeps -- "

Daniel 4:35

And all the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing. And He does according to His will in the host of heaven and among the inhabitants of the earth, and none can stay His hand or say to Him, What are You doing?

Psalm 11:4

The Lord is in His holy temple; the Lord's throne is in heaven. His eyes behold; His eyelids test and prove the children of men.

Heaven » Re 21; 22; joh 14 » The redeemed of all nations assembled

Revelation 7:9

After this I looked and a vast host appeared which no one could count, [gathered out] of every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages. These stood before the throne and before the Lamb; they were attired in white robes, with palm branches in their hands.

Heaven » Everlasting

Psalm 89:29

His Offspring also will I make to endure forever, and his throne as the days of heaven.

Heaven » God » Fills

1 Kings 8:27

But will God indeed dwell with men on the earth? Behold, the heavens and heaven of heavens [in its most extended compass] cannot contain You; how much less this house that I have built?

Heaven » Angels are in

Heaven » Created by God

Revelation 10:6

And swore in the name of (by) Him Who lives forever and ever, Who created the heavens ( sky) and all they contain, and the earth and all that it contains, and the sea and all that it contains. [He swore] that no more time should intervene and there should be no more waiting or delay,

Heaven » Christ » Is all-powerful in

Heaven » The future dwelling place of the righteous » The wicked excluded from

Galatians 5:21

Envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I warn you beforehand, just as I did previously, that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 5:5

For be sure of this: that no person practicing sexual vice or impurity in thought or in life, or one who is covetous [who has lustful desire for the property of others and is greedy for gain] -- "for he [in effect] is an idolater -- "has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Heaven » God » Is the lord of

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus began to say, I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth [and I acknowledge openly and joyfully to Your honor], that You have hidden these things from the wise and clever and learned, and revealed them to babies [to the childish, untaught, and unskilled].

Daniel 5:23

And you have lifted yourself up against the Lord of heaven, and the vessels of His house have been brought before you, and you and your lords, your wives, and your concubines have drunk wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or know; but the God in Whose hand your breath is and Whose are all your ways you have not honored and glorified [but have dishonored and disgraced].

Heaven » High

Psalm 103:11

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great are His mercy and loving-kindness toward those who reverently and worshipfully fear Him.

Heaven » Names of saints are written in

Heaven » God's dwelling-place

1 Kings 8:30

Hearken to the prayer of Your servant and of Your people Israel when they pray in or toward this place. Hear in heaven, Your dwelling place, and when You hear, forgive.

Heaven » Saints rewarded in

Heaven » Lay up treasure in

Matthew 6:20

But gather and heap up and store for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust nor worm consume and destroy, and where thieves do not break through and steal;

Heaven » God's throne

Acts 7:49

Heaven [is] My throne, and earth the footstool for My feet. What [kind of] house can you build for Me, says the Lord, or what is the place in which I can rest?

Heaven » Flesh and blood cannot inherit

1 Corinthians 15:50

But I tell you this, brethren, flesh and blood cannot [become partakers of eternal salvation and] inherit or share in the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable (that which is decaying) inherit or share in the imperishable (the immortal).

Heaven » Happiness of, described

Revelation 7:16-17

They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun smite them, nor any scorching heat. For the Lamb Who is in the midst of the throne will be their Shepherd, and He will guide them to the springs of the waters of life; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Heaven » The future dwelling place of the righteous » A rest

Hebrews 4:9

So then, there is still awaiting a full and complete Sabbath-rest reserved for the [true] people of God;

Heaven » Re 21; 22; joh 14 » Obedience, the condition of entrance

Revelation 22:14

Blessed (happy and to be envied) are those who cleanse their garments, that they may have the authority and right to [approach] the tree of life and to enter through the gates into the city.

Heaven » Immeasurable

Jeremiah 31:37

Thus says the Lord: If the heavens above can be measured and the foundations of the earth searched out beneath, then I will cast off all the offspring of Israel for all that they have done, says the Lord.

Heaven » Is called » The kingdom of Christ and of God

Ephesians 5:5

For be sure of this: that no person practicing sexual vice or impurity in thought or in life, or one who is covetous [who has lustful desire for the property of others and is greedy for gain] -- "for he [in effect] is an idolater -- "has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Heaven » Is called » A heavenly country

Hebrews 11:16

But the truth is that they were yearning for and aspiring to a better and more desirable country, that is, a heavenly [one]. For that reason God is not ashamed to be called their God [even to be surnamed their God -- "the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob], for He has prepared a city for them.

Heaven » Re 21; 22; joh 14 » The glorified Christ entered into

Acts 7:55-56

But he, full of the Holy Spirit and controlled by Him, gazed into heaven and saw the glory (the splendor and majesty) of God, and Jesus standing at God's right hand; And he said, Look! I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing at God's right hand!

Heaven » Re 21; 22; joh 14 » A safe-deposit for treasures

Matthew 6:20

But gather and heap up and store for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust nor worm consume and destroy, and where thieves do not break through and steal;

Heaven » Is called » A garner

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing fan (shovel, fork) is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear out and clean His threshing floor and gather and store His wheat in His barn, but the chaff He will burn up with fire that cannot be put out.

Heaven » Is called » A rest

Hebrews 4:9

So then, there is still awaiting a full and complete Sabbath-rest reserved for the [true] people of God;

Heaven » Re 21; 22; joh 14 » Contains a register of the saints

Heaven » The future dwelling place of the righteous » Paradise

2 Corinthians 12:4

Was caught up into paradise, and he heard utterances beyond the power of man to put into words, which man is not permitted to utter.

Heaven » Re 21; 22; joh 14 » Room for all believers

Heaven » The future dwelling place of the righteous » A heavenly country

Hebrews 11:16

But the truth is that they were yearning for and aspiring to a better and more desirable country, that is, a heavenly [one]. For that reason God is not ashamed to be called their God [even to be surnamed their God -- "the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob], for He has prepared a city for them.

Heaven » Is called » The father's house

Heaven » Repentance occasions joy in

Luke 15:7

Thus, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one [ especially] wicked person who repents ( changes his mind, abhorring his errors and misdeeds, and determines to enter upon a better course of life) than over ninety-nine righteous persons who have no need of repentance.

Heaven » The future dwelling place of the righteous » The father's house

Heaven » The future dwelling place of the righteous » Called a garner

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing fan (shovel, fork) is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear out and clean His threshing floor and gather and store His wheat in His barn, but the chaff He will burn up with fire that cannot be put out.

Heaven » The future dwelling place of the righteous » The kingdom of Christ and of God

Ephesians 5:5

For be sure of this: that no person practicing sexual vice or impurity in thought or in life, or one who is covetous [who has lustful desire for the property of others and is greedy for gain] -- "for he [in effect] is an idolater -- "has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Topics on Heaven

Altars, In Heaven

66;6;9

When the Lamb broke open the fifth seal, I saw at the foot of the altar the souls of those whose lives had been sacrificed for [adhering to] the Word of God and for the testimony they had borne.

Animals Going To Heaven

21;3;21

Who knows the spirit of man, whether it goes upward, and the spirit of the beast, whether it goes downward to the earth?

Animals In Heaven

66;19;11

After that I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse [appeared]! The One Who was riding it is called Faithful (Trustworthy, Loyal, Incorruptible, Steady) and True, and He passes judgment and wages war in righteousness (holiness, justice, and uprightness).

Babies Going To Heaven

40;19;13-14

Then little children were brought to Jesus, that He might put His hands on them and pray; but the disciples rebuked those who brought them.

Belonging To Heaven

49;1;3

May blessing (praise, laudation, and eulogy) be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) Who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual (given by the Holy Spirit) blessing in the heavenly realm!

Benefits Of Heaven

45;8;29

For those whom He foreknew [of whom He was aware and loved beforehand], He also destined from the beginning [foreordaining them] to be molded into the image of His Son [and share inwardly His likeness], that He might become the firstborn among many brethren.

Blissful Vision In Heaven

66;22;4

They shall see His face, and His name shall be on their foreheads.

Christ And Heaven

43;3;12

If I have told you of things that happen right here on the earth and yet none of you believes Me, how can you believe (trust Me, adhere to Me, rely on Me) if I tell you of heavenly things?

Creation Of The Physical Heavens

1;1;1

In the beginning God (prepared, formed, fashioned, and) created the heavens and the earth.

Elders In Heaven

66;4;4

Twenty-four other thrones surrounded the throne, and seated on these thrones were twenty-four elders ( the members of the heavenly Sanhedrin), arrayed in white clothing, with crowns of gold upon their heads.

Falling From Heaven

41;13;25

And the stars will be falling from the sky, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.

Fire From Heaven

2;9;23

Then Moses stretched forth his rod toward the heavens, and the Lord sent thunder and hail, and fire (lightning) ran down to and along the ground, and the Lord rained hail upon the land of Egypt.

God Acts From Heaven

43;1;32

John gave further evidence, saying, I have seen the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven, and it dwelt on Him [never to depart].

God Speaks From Heaven

2;20;22

And the Lord said to Moses, Thus shall you say to the Israelites, You have seen for yourselves that I have talked with you from heaven.

Going To Heaven

40;18;3

And said, Truly I say to you, unless you repent (change, turn about) and become like little children [trusting, lowly, loving, forgiving], you can never enter the kingdom of heaven [at all].

Going Up To Heaven

12;2;1

When the Lord was about to take Elijah up to heaven by a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were going from Gilgal.

Heaven And Angels

66;8;2

Then I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and to them were given seven trumpets.

Heaven And Earth

23;37;16

O Lord of hosts, God of Israel, Who [in symbol] are enthroned above the cherubim [of the ark in the temple], You are the God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth.

Heaven And Serving God

40;6;10

Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

Heaven Better Than Earth

23;55;9

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.

Heaven, Glimpsed By Humans

41;1;10

And when He came up out of the water, at once he [John] saw the heavens torn open and the [Holy] Spirit like a dove coming down [ to enter] into Him.

Heaven, God's Habitation

5;26;15

Look down from Your holy habitation, from heaven, and bless Your people Israel and the land which You have given us as You swore to our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Heaven, God's Throne

19;11;4

The Lord is in His holy temple; the Lord's throne is in heaven. His eyes behold; His eyelids test and prove the children of men.

Heaven, Inheritance Of

40;25;34

Then the King will say to those at His right hand, Come, you blessed of My Father [you favored of God and appointed to eternal salvation], inherit (receive as your own) the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Heaven, Nature Of

1;1;1

In the beginning God (prepared, formed, fashioned, and) created the heavens and the earth.

Heaven, Worshiping God

66;19;6-7

After that I heard what sounded like the shout of a vast throng, like the boom of many pounding waves, and like the roar of terrific and mighty peals of thunder, exclaiming, Hallelujah (praise the Lord)! For now the Lord our God the Omnipotent (the All-Ruler) reigns!

Heaven,  Redeemed Community

45;6;23

For the wages which sin pays is death, but the [bountiful] free gift of God is eternal life through (in union with) Jesus Christ our Lord.

Host Of Heaven

19;148;2

Praise Him, all His angels, praise Him, all His hosts!

Kingdom Of Heaven

40;18;3

And said, Truly I say to you, unless you repent (change, turn about) and become like little children [trusting, lowly, loving, forgiving], you can never enter the kingdom of heaven [at all].

Names For Heaven

49;5;5

For be sure of this: that no person practicing sexual vice or impurity in thought or in life, or one who is covetous [who has lustful desire for the property of others and is greedy for gain] -- "for he [in effect] is an idolater -- "has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Names Written In Heaven

42;10;20

Nevertheless, do not rejoice at this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are enrolled in heaven.

New Heavens And New Earth

23;65;17

For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth. And the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind.

Opening Heaven

66;19;11

After that I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse [appeared]! The One Who was riding it is called Faithful (Trustworthy, Loyal, Incorruptible, Steady) and True, and He passes judgment and wages war in righteousness (holiness, justice, and uprightness).

Our Father In Heaven

39;2;10

Have we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why then do we deal faithlessly and treacherously each against his brother, profaning the covenant of [God with] our fathers?

Promise Of Heaven

40;24;34-40

Truly I tell you, this generation ( the whole multitude of people living at the same time, in a definite, given period) will not pass away till all these things taken together take place.

Taken To Heaven

12;2;1

When the Lord was about to take Elijah up to heaven by a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were going from Gilgal.

The Armies Of Heaven

11;22;19

And Micaiah said, Hear the word of the Lord: I saw the Lord sitting on His throne, and all the host of heaven standing by Him on His right hand and on His left.

The Temple In Heaven

44;17;24

The God Who produced and formed the world and all things in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in handmade shrines.

Treasure In Heaven

40;6;21

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

What Heaven Will Be Like

66;21;3

Then I heard a mighty voice from the throne and I perceived its distinct words, saying, See! The abode of God is with men, and He will live (encamp, tent) among them; and they shall be His people, and God shall personally be with them and be their God.

Windows Of Heaven

1;7;11

In the year 600 of Noah's life, in the seventeenth day of the second month, that same day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up and burst forth, and the windows and floodgates of the heavens were opened.

Worship In Heaven During Tribulation

66;19;4

Then the twenty-four elders [of the heavenly Sanhedrin] and the four living creatures fell prostrate and worshiped [paying divine honors to] God, Who sits on the throne, saying, Amen! Hallelujah (praise the Lord)!