A place where the wicked cease from troubling you with talk of their personal affairs, and the good listen with attention while you expound your own.
The dwelling place of the Deity; the abode of bliss; the place or state of the blessed after death.
The sovereign of heaven; God; also, the assembly of the blessed, collectively; -- used variously in this sense, as in No. 2.; as, heaven helps those who help themselves.
Any place of supreme happiness or great comfort; perfect felicity; bliss; a sublime or exalted condition; as, a heaven of delight.
To place in happiness or bliss, as if in heaven; to beatify.
The place where God lives and where Christians go after their death.
God's dwelling place. Where all who trust that Jesus died and rose again to save them from their sins will go to live forever after their death.
The abode of God, the angels and the spirits of the righteous after death; the place of existence of the blessed after mortal life.
Heaven is happiness with God forever.
State of consciousness: Utopia. Also a religious belief that Heaven is a place: God's Kingdom
The eternal realm and dwelling place of God. "Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven" (Mat 18:3).
In heaven the blessedness of the righteous consists in the possession of "life everlasting," "an eternal weight of glory" (2 Cor. 4:17), an exemption from all sufferings for ever, a deliverance from all evils (2 Cor. 5:1, 2) and from the society of the wicked (2 Tim. 4:18), bliss without termination, the "fulness of joy" for ever (Luke 20:36; 2 Cor. 4:16, 18; 1 Pet. 1:4; 5:10; 1 John 3:2). The believer's heaven is not only a state of everlasting blessedness, but also a "place", a place "prepared" for them (John 14:2).
the abode of the gods, the place where the characters live and interact
It is conceived as the roof of the world. Others trace a connection between heaven and home; according to this view, chich seems to be the more probable, heaven would be the abode of the Godhead.The Hebrew name for heaven is thought to be derived from a word meaning "on high"; accordingly, heaven would designate the upper region of the world.
any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
the abode of God and the angels
a free paradise, free to those within it, because it is all paid for by those who are not, and not paid for by those who call themselves Gods
The eternal state of union with God
The abode of God and the blest spirits; the dwelling place or state of existence of righteous souls after their life on earth
In scripture, the word heaven has three meanings: The sky, where the clouds are and where weather happens. This is probably the meaing in Matthew 3:16. We use heaven in this sense when we describe an approaching thunderstorm by saying that the â€œheavens are angry.â€ The place where the stars and planets are located, as in Matthew 24:29. We use heaven in this sense when we talk about the grandeur of the â€œheavensâ€ while looking at the nighttime sky. The place where God abides with His angels, as in Matthew 3:17. In popular religion, good people zip off to heaven at the time of death. In Christianity, when Christians die, their souls go to Paradise (Luke 23:43, also called the Bosom of Abraham) to await the Resurrection and the Last Judgment, after which they live in the New Jerusalem, also called the New Earth.
The abode of GOD, the Angels, and the souls of those who are granted salvation. An eternal state of communion with GOD. We have no idea of what Heaven is really like. We each choose for ourselves, Heaven or hell.
Is Heaven Attricana? Some people think so. Some people believe, save for a gate spell, the only way to rise to portal is to die. Many others believe this to be wrong and that the true Heaven is run by the one God in an area of Shadow- space no one dares to look into.
Eternal life in our enjoyment of God (BCP, p. 862). The unending fulfillment of salvation and happiness in relationship with God.
The origins of this term are lost in antiquity, but the best guess would be Greek kamara 'vault, covering' or 'sky' as abode of the gods. Similar Danish, German, and Swedish himmel and Dutch hemel are also a good candidates. Another source may be Old English heofon and Old Saxon hevan. The scientific community is still working on this one. Dictionaries define it as; 1. A celestial paradise in Christian and Islamic religions that is the abode of God, angels and virtuous souls. 2. A supernatural region inhabited by a deity, deities, or slain heroes. 3. Any area above the earth, such as the firmament or sky. 4. A state of happiness.
The place and state of perfect blessedness where those who are saved shall be in the full light of God's presence forever.
the 'place' or state of happiness in which God lives and rules
Heaven is everywhere present. Heaven is within everyone of us. It is a stat of consciousness. We experience Heaven when we feel united with God.
The Bible speaks of three heavens: (1) the atmosphere surrounding earth, that is, the sky (Acts 1:9-11); (2) space, including our solar system and the observable stars and galaxies (Genesis 1:14-18; Psalm 8:3); and (3) the location of God's throne, from where He governs the entire universe, called "the third heaven" (2 Corinthians 12:2). Solomon said: "God is in heaven and you are on earth" (Ecclesiastes 5:2). In the Bible, the context usually tells us which of the three "heavens" is being discussed.
The realm of God's direct dominion of love, in which human beings who have completed the purpose of creation exist eternally in oneness with God. Heaven is a location only in the sense that it exists wherever God's love is expressed fully by true men and women. Because the body is needed for spiritual growth, heaven must be created on earth by human beings fulfilling their purpose, before it can exist in the spiritual world.
Temporary dwelling place of the Soul before reincarnation draws it back to the physical plane.
is not a literal place of eternal bliss, but a harmonious condition of understanding where a person’s consciousness are in harmony with Divine Mind. "Harmony; the reign of Spirit; government of divine Principle."
As imagined by Christian fundamentalists, a place that any sane, rational person would perceive as being Hell. A place where a person's soul may go if they have sufficiently sucked up to the appropriate god.(see soul) An imaginary place that anyone can supposedly get to no matter how evil they were as long as they ask to be forgiven and pay homage to an imaginary God. (see carrot definition #4)
The literal place reserved for the eternal joy of all persons saved by the blood of lambs [Old Testament era] or The Lamb [New Testament era].
the non-dualistic world of knowledge, wherein dwell God and His creation in the perfect unity of His Will and spirit; though exclusive of the world of perception, Heaven can be reflected here in the holy relationship and the real world. see: knowledge
The place of residence for God, the angels, and admitted souls, a land of happiness. Also the sky, a state of bliss, God. Hel - Half-woman, half-corpse, a Northern death goddess. Artwork created by Robin M. Weare, 1996. May be copied and distributed freely, but not sold, with acknowledgement of source and artist.
to know that you are God; to live from this Truth 24 hours a day unceasingly; to no longer feel alone wherever you go; to know that you will never die; to not have to worry; to know that you are One with everything and everyone; to take full responsibility for All That Is; to know that you can and do create whatever you wish in each moment; to relax and surrender and know that everything is in Divine Order; to really start to enjoy this illusion that we call Life. Lite meaning: to live in a state of perpetual multiple orgasms.