Heaven

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The eternal home of the Godhead, Heaven is a literal place and the eternal destination of those who trust in Christ as their Savior. Paradise and Heaven are used interchangeably in Scripture. Jesus referred to Paradise as He was dying on the cross, telling one of the two men by His side, “I tell you the truth, today you will be with Me in Paradise.”(Luke 23:43) Jesus knew He would die and be taken to Heaven with His Father. Heaven and Paradise are equivalent. The description of paradise (Rev. 2:7; 2 Cor. 12:3-4) further clarifies the synonym. Over the centuries poetry, literature, and the arts have associated any place of love or delight with Heaven.

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