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Will we be able to see all three members of the Trinity in Heaven?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Before considering if we will actually be able to see God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, we need to establish that they are three Persons. Without delving too deeply into the doctrine of ...

July 01 2013 5 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Data Danny Hickman Supporter Believer in The Gospel Of Jesus Christ
I don't believe we will have the same considerations we have now once we discard this body of imperfection. Death will be defeated once the perishable puts on imperishable. (1Cor 15:54).

The query begins with, 'what is it like to be dead'? Well, I don't think we will ever find out what death is like if we are "born again" before we leave the earthly life behind, and I'm fine with that.

First John 3:2, When Jesus appears we will be like Him, and will see Him as He is. 
Rev 22:3,4 says that His bondservants will serve Him, and will "see His face". But, first, the verse says 'there will no longer be any curse'. That's the point! We will have an unfettered, intimate relationship with the Lord, far superior to the one we have now due to the limitations caused by the curse. No longer will there be a conscious curiosity of who, why, and how, challenging our thoughts about our loving Father. 

The bible isn't promising us a full disclosure of all the answers to the many questions we have about life. It is promising us a NEW LIFE, not a sequel to this cursed life we live on this side of eternity. 

Oh sing to the Lord a NEW song...Psalm 96:1.

And they sang a NEW song, saying, "Worthy are You to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by Your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation"...Rev 5:9.
Isaiah 55:8 tells us that our thoughts and ways are not the thoughts and ways of the Lord. My question is, 'will our thoughts and ways be like His when we become like Him (1John 3:2) upon His return?' If so, then I don't believe we will spend time trying to find answers to trivial matters.

I think it's completely routine to speculate about the afterlife. In fact, I believe that without our imaginings we would likely sleep through the resurrection. However, I believe the change we will experience in our essence will be so extreme that we will no longer marvel about anything.

For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind (Isaiah 65:17). That's good news to me.

October 30 2016 2 responses Vote Up Share Report


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