A Lighthearted Look at the Going to Heaven Idea – Lawson C Briggs – Plain Truth Magazine

A Lighthearted Look at the Going to Heaven Idea – Lawson C Briggs – Plain Truth Magazine

A Lighthearted Look at the Going to Heaven Idea

YOU MEAN TO SAY YOU LIVED AN EXEMPLARY LIFE, REPLETE WITH ACTS OF GOODNESS AND MERCY, JUST SO YOU COULD COME HERE AND DROP THINGS ON PEOPLE?! This is a different sort of article. Have you ever heard a sermon or read a whole article – before right now, of course that actually goes right down the line, scripture after scripture, and proves – from the Bible – that heaven is the reward of the saved, and that we go right to heaven when we die? No? That’s just what I thought! Well, just continue reading. We’ll remedy that situation right now. Let’s start right out with some of the many, many references all through the Gospel of Matthew which speak of “the kingdom of heaven.” Now obviously that means a kingdom in heaven. The Bank of California is in California, and the Bank of America is in America – I’m sure it must be – well, anyway, its headquarters is. And the Bank of Morgan is in Morgan – well, I guess that must be an exception, because “of’ always ought to mean “in,” oughtn’t it? But anyway, let’s get back to the kingdom in heaven. …

A Lighthearted Look at the Going to Heaven Idea

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About Herbert W Armstrong

Herbert W. Armstrong (July 31, 1892 – January 16, 1986) founded the Worldwide Church of God in the late 1930s, as well as Ambassador College in 1946, and was an early pioneer of radio and tele-evangelism, originally taking to the airwaves in the 1930s from Eugene, Oregon. Mr. Armstrong preached an eclectic set of theological doctrines and teachings that came directly from the Bible. His teachings included the interpretation of biblical prophecy and taught observance of God’s Laws, Sabbath (Saturday), and the Biblical “Holy Days”.
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