10 Reasons Why Every Christian Should Long For Heaven

1. A longing for heaven is an indicator of genuine salvation.

Luke 12:34

2. A longing for heaven produces Christian character.

Titus 2:11-14

3. A longing for heaven brings joy and comfort in trials.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

4. A longing for heaven is a preservative against sin.

Romans 8:5-8

5. A longing for heaven is a catalyst for spiritual service.

Matthew 6:19-20

6. A longing for heaven honors God above all else.

Isaiah 66:1

7. A longing for Heaven indicates that we see the world as God sees it – in bondage to sin, in rebellion against God, and under the power of the evil one.

1 John 5:19

8. A longing for heaven demonstrates that we want to see clearly.

1 Corinthians 13:12; 1 John 3:2

9. A longing for heaven indicates that our hope is grounded in biblical truth.

John 14:1-3

10. A longing for heaven shows where our true citizenship can be found.

Philippians 3:17-21

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