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Rev. 20:11-15; Rev. 21:1-8; Luke 16:19-26; 2 Cor. 1:1-10

Earthly Thoughts

   1. Name some events that seem to "take forever":

   2. Besides being with Jesus, what else will be one of the best things about heaven?

Biblical Teachings

   3. We always talk about heaven and hell, but what are the actual final two destinations? 
      (Rev. 20:14, 21:1-2)

   4. What are some common misconceptions about how one's eternal destiny may be determined? 

   5. What is fair about how God will judge? (Rev. 19:1-2, 20:12-15)

Practical Truths

      * Death comes to all. (Hebrews 9:27) 

      * Judgment is certain and belongs to God.    (Rom. 14:10-12)

      * Salvation leads to eternal life and th only alternative is eternal death.  Both are irrevocable after death.
        (Luke 16:19-26)

      * Eternal destinies are determined by our choices in this life.    (2 Cor. 5:1-10)

      * Salvation is based on a relationship with Jesus Christ obtained by grace, through faith, not of works.
        (Eph. 2:8-10, Matt. 7:21-23)

Click here to read commentary from Matthew Henry on Rev. 20:11-15 :

(from this page you can go to commentary on the other passages if you like)