Heavens & Hell

There are no crown-wearers in heaven who were not cross-bearers here below. Charles Spurgeon

The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh. Jonathan Edwards

Ascensions into heaven are like falling leaves sad and happy all at the same time Going away isn’t really sad especially when your going enables a new kind of presence to be born. Macrina Wiederkehr

Heaven is not a figment of imagination. It is not a feeling or an emotion. It is not the “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere.” It is a prepared place for a prepared people. Dr. David Jeremiah

We need to be homesick for heaven. Though we have never been there, we still have something God has built within us that gives us a certain homesickness, a desire to be there. Greg Laurie

Heaven has a road, but no one travels it; Hell has no gate but men will dig to get there. Chinese Proverb

Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground. Dante Alighieri

The more of Heaven we cherish, the less of Earth we covet. David Brandt Berg

Heaven hath many tongues to talk of it, more eyes to behold it, but few hearts that rightly affect it. Joseph Hall

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. C. S. Lewis

Heaven is a family gathering of believers from every tribe and nation, but it is also our Father’s house, and in that house. He is preparing a room just for you. When you arrive in heaven and Jesus opens the door, you’ll know you’re home. For the Christian, heaven is spelled H-O-M-E. David McCasland

I would not give one moment of heaven for all the joy and riches of the world, even if it lasted for thousands and thousands of years. Martin Luther

For the Christian, heaven is where Jesus is. We do not need to speculate on what heaven will be like. It is enough to know that we will be forever with Him. William Barclay

The way you store up treasure in heaven is by investing in getting people there. Rick Warren

To go to heaven, fully to enjoy God, is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here. Jonathan Edwards

Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. Thomas Moore

The whole point of Heaven is to relieve us of the suffering, pain, death and tears brought into the world by the evil of humanity. That is why God says that in Heaven there will be no more sorrow, pain, death or crying. David Brandt Berg

Heaven is a wonderful place and the benefits for the believer are out of this world! Billy Graham

Heaven is a permanent residence…a place where we unpack our bags and stay forever….What a glorious thought to wake up in Heaven and realize it is home! C.L. Allen

Thinking about Heaven can inspire and encourage us to be more heavenly-minded and realize that Heaven is a real place where we’re really going to live. David Brandt Berg

The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained. George Washington

Entrance into Heaven is not at the hour of death, but at the moment of conversion. Benjamin Whichcote

You must receive something of heaven into the soul, before the soul can be received into heaven. John Thornton

Heaven lent you a soul Earth will lend a grave. Christian Nevell Bovee

He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave. Matthew Henry

Let heaven fill your thoughts instead. Because when you do, everything on earth gets placed in its proper perspective. Greg Laurie

Better limp all the way to heaven than not get there at all. William Ashley

Heaven is a beautiful place to be, full of beautiful people having a beautiful time! David Brandt Berg

Heaven offers nothing that a mercenary soul can desire. C.S. Lewis

I would rather go to heaven alone than go to hell in company. R.A. Torrey

Let your hope of heaven master your fear of death. William Gurnall

Heav’n but the Vision of fulfill’d Desire, And Hell the Shadow from a Soul on fire. Omar Khayyam

We talk about heaven being so far away. It is within speaking distance to those who belong there. Heaven is a prepared place for a prepared people. Dwight L. Moody

Surely heaven must have something of the color and shape of whatever village or hill or cottage of which the believer says, This is my own. William Faulkner

The key to heaven’s gate cannot be duplicated. Douglas Horton

There are but two places where all go after death, white and black, rich and poor; those places are Heaven and Hell. Heaven is a place made for those, who are born again, and who love God, and it is a place where they will be happy for ever. Jupiter Hammon

The first step toward heaven, is to see ourselves near hell. Thomas Brooks

How sweet is rest after fatigue! How sweet will heaven be when our journey is ended. George Whitefield

If you insist on keeping hell, (or even earth) you will never see heaven. If you accept heaven you will not be able to retain even the smallest and most intimate souvenirs of Hell. C.S. Lewis

We are as near to heaven as we are far from self, and far from the love of a sinful world. Samuel Rutherford

The most thrilling thing about heaven is that Jesus Christ will be there. I will see Him face to face. Jesus Christ will meet us at the end of life’s journey. Billy Graham

Heaven means to be one with God. Confucius

My home is heaven. I’m just traveling through this world. Billy Graham

Heaven doesn’t make this life less important; it makes it more important. Billy Graham

We cannot even begin to imagine how wonderful heaven is. Catherine Pulsifer

There is only one way to be certain that you are on your way to Heaven and that is through faith in Jesus. John Stange

The love of heaven makes one heavenly. William Shakespeare

There is no man that goeth to heaven but he must go by the cross. The cross is the standing way-mark which all they that go to glory must pass by. James H. Aughey

Heaven–the treasury of everlasting life. William Shakespeare

My home is in Heaven. I’m just traveling through this world. Billy Graham

Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. C. S. Lewis

We may speak about a place where there are no tears, no death, no fear, no night; but those are just the benefits of heaven. The beauty of heaven is seeing God. Max Lucado

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. Plautus

Heaven is a prepared place for a prepared people. Lewis Sperry Chafer

On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it. Jules Renard

There is only one path to Heaven. On Earth, we call it Love. Henry David Thoreau

Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. Mark Twain

Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see. Helen Keller

We were born to die and we die to live. As seedlings of God, we barely blossom on earth we fully flower in heaven. Russell M. Nelson

Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you. St. Jerome

There is no panic in Heaven! God has no problems, only plans. Corrie ten Boom

A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for? Robert Browning

Las Vegas looks the way you’d imagine heaven must look at night. Chuck Palahniuk

A happy family is but an earlier heaven. George Bernard Shaw

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them. Mother Teresa

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads. Henry David Thoreau

Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue. Francis Quarles

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven. Henry Ward Beecher

Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. C. S. Lewis

The Kingdom of Heaven is within you. John Lennon

The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind. John Burroughs

Those who have not found the heaven below, will fail of it above. Emily Dickinson

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven. Boethius

No man can resolve himself into Heaven. Dwight L. Moody

Not as men of science, not as critics, not as philosophers, but as little children, shall we enter into the kingdom of heaven. John Campbell Shairp

I see heaven’s glories shine and faith shines equal. Emily Bronte

For love is heaven and heaven is love. Walter Scott

Heaven is endless longing, accompanied with an endless fruition-a longing which is blessedness, a longing which is life. Alexander Maclaren

Think well. Speak well. Do well. These three things, through the mercy of God, will make a man go to Heaven. Camillus de Lellis