Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” Matthew 25:34.
Things which eye has not seen and ear has not heard, and which have not entered the heart of man, all that God has prepared for those who love Him.” 1 Corinthians 2:9.
Today your LORD (יהוה) God (אלהים) says:
Heaven. It is My Kingdom, but I designed it with you in mind. “Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” Matthew 25:34. Just as a father prepares a home for his children and a bridegroom prepares a home for His bride, so I have prepared a home for you with Me. I prepared it for My Son and His bride and the children He has given Me. “But as many as received Jesus, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.” John 1:12-13.
Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son does remain forever. So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.” John 8:34-36.
“Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her, so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.” Ephesians 5:25-17.
“Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready. It was given to her to clothe herself in fine linen, bright and clean; for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the believers. Then he said to me, “Write, ‘Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.’” Revelation 19:7-9.
“Therefore, my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God.” Romans 7:4.
I prepared the Kingdom for you, and you can feel very special and honored by that, “Things which eye has not seen and ear has not heard, and which have not entered the heart of man, all that God has prepared for those who love Him.” 1 Corinthians 2:9. But I have revealed them to you who believe through My Spirit; for the Holy Spirit searches all things, even My very depths. That is why Jesus told His disciples the night before He gave His life so that you would have eternal life in My Kingdom, “I have many more things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come. He will glorify Me, for He will take of Mine and will disclose it to you. All things that the Father has are Mine; therefore I said that He takes of Mine and will disclose it to you.” John 16:12-15.
I have prepared a place for you, My children, My people, My friends, My beloved. And Jesus as well has been preparing with Me, “Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. I go and prepare a place for you, and I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also.” John 14:1-3.
Jubilee was but an earthly shadow of what you come to possess in My Kingdom. Your true inheritance is in Heaven and you are joint heirs with Christ as His bride and His brethren. “Behold, I and the children whom God has given Me.” Hebrews 2:13.
“For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created through Him and for Him.” Colossians 1:13-16. And thus all things are also for you who are in Him.
I tell you many things about Heaven in the Old Testament (Old Covenant) and Jesus and My apostles tell you a great deal about that glorious place in the New Testament (New Covenant). Jesus preached the good news of the Kingdom. “From that time Jesus began to preach and say, ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.’” Matthew 4:17. And often Jesus would tell you parables, saying, “The Kingdom of Heaven is like . . .” a treasure, a pearl, a sower sowing seed, a harvest, a marriage feast for the King’s sons, talents and business affairs. And I have told you about angels, myriads of them in festal gathering, about My Holy Mountain of grace, about a crystal clear river of living water and the delights and the abundance of My house, about the joy of a rich feast, and a city with foundations stones of precious jewels, gates of pearl, streets spun of gold, and walls that shine like crystal, a place of splendor and majesty like you have never known, filled with song, music, and fellowship and colors beyond the spectrum you see now in the world. And I have told you about My throne of grace, where you are most welcome, in fact I have seated you there already in the spirit in Christ. And I have told you of the rainbow shining around My throne and engulfing all in that glorious splendor. And there is no corruption or impurity there, there is no curse there. And there are amazing creatures and lovely terrain. It is vast and peaceful, a wealthy place in which there is never any shortage. It is My home and I have opened it to you to be your own home too. I have made you a co-owner, a joint heir with Christ, in whom it PLEASED Me to give you the Kingdom. I made it so beautiful for you it will deeply grieve Me if you choose to reject it. Just as the King was so grieved in the parable My Son told you when no one that was invited came to the great marriage feast He had prepared for His Son.
In this series of Life Lessons, I want to reveal to you the Kingdom that it has pleased Me to give you who are in Christ. And this series is simply called “Heaven.”
So let us begin with “What is Heaven?”
Simply put Heaven is the place in which I dwell. “The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, but the earth He has given to the sons of men.” Psalm 115:16. The first heaven is the atmosphere around the earth, the racquia (firmament) as it is called in Hebrew as when I created it. It surrounds the earth and sustains and protects your mortal life. There you see blue sky and wonderful clouds and rainbows. The second heaven is that beyond the atmosphere that surrounds the earth, it is what you call outer space, the place of planets, stars and solar systems. And then there is the third Heaven and it is the place where I dwell. 2 Corinthians 12:2-4. It is the glorious place of My dominion authority and I am love. It is a place where there is only love, and it pervades the entire atmosphere of Heaven, the sweetness of love is the fragrance of Heaven and you are literally bathed in love as when the sun shines on your back on a cold day, filling you with absolute wellbeing, peace and health. It is a Kingdom of righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
And actually the Heaven in which I dwell is very close to you. It is of the Spirit and there is no time or distance there. It is very real and very tangible but Jesus told you that it is accessible within you by the Holy Spirit. You all have access to Me by the One Spirit. I am as close as your heart when you seek Me with your heart.
If you recall, even under the Old Covenant, Heaven was close to them. Abraham talked with Me personally as I walked with him and he with Me. And I called to him from Heaven, “But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” Genesis 22:11. And he was not the only one I called to, “God heard the lad crying; and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What is the matter with you, Hagar? Do not fear, for God has heard the voice of the lad where he is.” Genesis 21:17. And Abraham’s grandson Jacob had a dream, and “behold, a ladder was set on the earth with its top reaching to heaven; and behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.” Genesis 28:12.
And later Moses talked with Me and I came down and fought for My people Israel to deliver them and redeem them from slavery. I dwelt among them in the tabernacle of the testimony to lead them to the promised land where I desired to give them days of Heaven upon the earth. And I sent supplies from Heaven, “Then the LORD said to Moses, “Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a day’s portion every day, that I may test them, whether or not they will walk in My instruction”. Exodus 16:4. Food that sustained them in perfect health for over forty years in the wilderness of a substance unknown on the earth that has not appeared again.
You can taste My goodness while still on earth and that goodness is a taste of Heaven and the great things I have prepared for you. You are loved beyond love in the Kingdom, and even now are surrounded by a cloud of witnesses who gone before you are fought the good fight of faith and are enjoying Heaven even now, but there is so much more to come when I created new heavens and a new earth and establish My kingdom with your ruling and reigning with Me in Heaven and upon the earth.
In Heaven you will experience the fullness of love without hindrance. The love in Heaven is tangible and embraces your eternal existence at every moment holding you up and raising you ever higher in the understanding and living of that love, for it is not nebulous but a Person, three Persons in One Godhead to be exact. All know Me and all experience My love in Heaven and the love that flows from Me also activates the love in you that was unable to reach its full potential on earth for during your sojourn on the earth as it is now in the corrupted state that sin subjected it to, My love is a treasure poured in your earthen vessels which do not have unlimited capacity to love and be loved as you do in your glorified bodies. There are no hindrances to the clearness of your sight and understanding in Heaven as there are on earth. “For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known.” 1 Corinthians 13:12.
It is a place where there is no corruption, sickness, pain, divisions, disabilities or death, and hence there is no darkness, no loneliness, and no confusion. It is the place I planned for you in perfect SHALOM. No one missing, no one broken, and no one alone. It is your home. When you enter Heaven you breathe a sigh of relief and are inundated with peace for you have at last found where you belong, where you were made to be, and where all is prepared for you to delight you and fill you with joy unspeakable filled with glory forever. Wonders without number that never cease.
In Heaven, all is in the LIGHT. And that LIGHT is eternal life for I AM LIGHT AND I AM LOVE. You cannot in your present state even begin to imagine the glory of Heaven. It is absolute goodness with no evil there at all. It is an everlasting Kingdom, vast and peaceful but very full of fruitful and awesome activity. Depending on your life upon the earth and how you lived out the assignment given you, your role in My Kingdom will be defined but everything is increase and promotion, pure joy and unending beauty of holiness. In Heaven you are already known and loved and your arrival is eagerly anticipated. And you will meet all the wonderful men and woman, as well as the angels, you learned to love as you read the history of salvation, the Bible. And your life, at least the one I prepared for you, was all written on My scroll before one day of it existed, it was prepared before I even formed you in your mother’s womb. And it is all designed for you to come to your true home forever. Do not neglect so great a salvation
I love you. It has pleased Me to give you the Kingdom. And you can access it even now, not to the same degree as later it will be, but SO MUCH MORE THAN YOU HAVE BEEN DOING. I did not leave you orphans. It is time to live days of Heaven on earth, and the good news is you can. And keep reading these life lessons each day and you will find out how to live in the flow of Heaven even now. It is much closer to you than you have been led to believe by the world, the flesh and the devil. It is time you renewed your mind to Heaven and started listening to the Spirit’s Word to the church.
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them, and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.” And He who sits on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Revelation 21:1-5.