Heaven: Better by Far- Answers to Questions About the Believer's Final Hope

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Sanders combs the Scriptures to learn about the Christian's final home: 'So incredibly glorious is heaven that we are compelled to express it in...symbols of grandeur and majesty.'

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Heaven: Better By Far is a rare digest of biblical insights into the timeless topic of heaven, and the finale of one who prepared himself for nearly a century for that day when he would experience how heaven is better by far.

If your idea of heaven is having a "mansion just over the hilltop," J. Oswald Sanders has important news for you. While heaven will provide a final home for those who love God, the author of Heaven: Better By Far explains that "so incredibly glorious is heaven that we are compelled to express it in negations and symbols of grandeur and majesty." He says the popular view--that heaven is like the most luxurious place we know, only better--falls far short of reality.

Recognizing that he was near heaven's gates, Sanders approached the subject with more than a scholarly interest. His honesty caused him to challenge some popular notions, and his personal curiosity prompted him to address many relevant questions, such as:

What is Death Anyway?

How Do We Gain Entrance to Heaven?

Is Heaven a Place or a State of Mind?

Will We Know One Another in Heaven?

What Will Our Resurrection Bodies Be Like?

What Will We Do in Heaven?

What Will Heaven Be Like?

Will Mansions Be Awaiting Us?

Who Will Receive Rewards?

About the Author:

Dr. John Oswald Sanders (1902-1992) was an international Christian preacher, missionary statesman, and prolific author for nearly seventy years and wrote over forty books on spiritual living. This respected Bible teacher and writer influenced Christians throughout the world for much of the twentieth century. He is primarily remembered for his Christian classic Spiritual Leadership and as the General Director of the Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Mission). Dr. Sanders died in his native New Zealand in 1992 at the age of ninety.

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