Provoking Your Thinking About “Going to Heaven When You Die”

John 3:13, No one has ascended to heaven. Most Christians believe that when they die, they immediately go to heaven in spite of Yeshua’s clear statement in this verse.

Moreover, many believers see this verse as referring to the saints who died before Yeshua’s resurrection, but not true of those who died afterwards, even though he doesn’t say this. Therefore, they reason, this is why, according to Peter, David, who was born before Yeshua, is still resting in his grave awaiting the last days resurrection (Acts 2:29). If what the majority of Christians believe on this subject were true, then the saints of old are second class citizens and YHVH is a respecter persons (which he is not, see Acts 10:34; Rom 2:11) in that they have to wait for resurrection day and for their ultimate reward of eternal life, while the saints born since Yeshua receive immortality immediately upon death.

Laying aside all the church traditions and doctrines of men, what does the Bible in the simplest and clearest terms say about the timing of the saints receiving immortality and their glorified bodies? Paul states that the resurrection of all the dead saints and their receiving immortality occurs not at the time of their physical death, but at the second coming of Yeshua at the last trumpet (1 Cor 15:51–54; 1 Thess 4:13–18 cp. Rev 11:15, 18). 

In reality, men’s eternal inheritance isn’t heaven, but will be the New Jerusalem, which is coming down from heaven to the new earth (Rev 21:2).

In reality, men’s eternal inheritance isn’t heaven, but the New Jerusalem, which is coming down from heaven to the new earth (Rev 21:2).


9 thoughts on “Provoking Your Thinking About “Going to Heaven When You Die”

    • We’ve got to start reading what the Bible says instead of what other people have told us what the Bible says who are getting what they’re saying from what other people are saying what Bible says who are getting what they’re saying…you get the point.

      There are many man-made traditions and doctrines of men that have been passed on down to us, and because they’re so ancient, they have the air of authenticity and legitimacy. Along the way, they’ve been affirmed (by men), legitimized, institutionalized and canonized, but they’re still the doctrines of men.

      Truth is being restored in the last days. The restoration of all things that Peter talked about in Acts 3:21 that must occur before Yeshua can return. HalleluYah!

      • Have been called ” heretic “by my Christian friends just expressing my opinion on the subject, traditions goes deeper than scripture sadly.

  1. Amen. Sadly many Christians also speak of their dead loved ones as angels looking down on them and after them. Where does this stuff come from??? Ugh!! Thanks for putting this put there…I hope many will indeed be provoked! (in a good way!!).

  2. Nothing can compare it replace God’s word. Read the Holy Scriptures, pray and let God give you His Wisdom! Go Direct.

  3. John 6;40 And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.

    Thank you for writing this. This has confirmed what I’ve been studying and praying about for the past few months. A hard truth, far from everything I’ve ever been taught. Which seems to be the way it goes lately.

    I have been praying for awhile to be able to read the Bible for what it says, without man’s filter. I have come out of the Catholic, Lutheran and Baptist churches in my life, so that is a tall order. Slow but sure. God bless you, this was a wonderful read.

      • I have followed your blog for a few months now, and your material is very helpful. I will keep digging. 🙂 I have also enjoyed many of your videos.

        It is a hard road, one that most don’t want to acknowledge and also get very upset about. Way more narrow than I ever thought before. And lonely. It is hard to know that I have very little in common with the people I love.

        But I sat there reading this, testing everything you gave with the Scripture you gave, I praised God for showing me the truth. It is all there, if we want to see it. In these end times, I too believe that God is showing us many truths that have been stifled for a long long time. Luke 8:17. Thanks again.

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