Do You Have Hope for Heaven?
The reason why Christians can endure the present suffering is because of the hope of heaven. We cannot compromise with sins because our eternal home is not on earth, but in heaven. When we lose this hope, it is easy to give up the path of faith and become narrow-minded. Check out these encouraging verses about the hope for eternal life -it will surely remind you of the value of Christian's life on earth!
Psalms 139:23-24 Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me,and lead me in the way everlasting.
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
1 Peter 5:10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.
John 6:27 Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on him God the Father has placed his seal of approval.
Matthew 7:13-14 Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
1 John 2:17 The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.
1 John 5:13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.
Romans 8:18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.
1 Timothy 1:16 But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his immense patience as an example for those who would believe in him and receive eternal life.
John 17:3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.