Why is heaven not on earth?

Bible verses about heaven

  • For he himself, the Lord, will come down from heaven at the cry of the archangel and the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that we who are alive and are left will be caught up with them at the same time on the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord at all times.
  • Seek what is above, not what is on earth.
  • There are many apartments in my father's house. If it were not so, would I have said to you: I am going to prepare the place for you?
  • But we are citizens in heaven; whence we expect the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • If i only have you
    so I don't ask anything about heaven and earth.
  • The heavens tell the glory of god,
    and the feast proclaims the work of his hands.
    One day tells the other
    and one night announces it to another.
  • There is a time for everyone, and every plan under heaven has an hour.
  • You should not collect treasures on earth where moths and rust eat them and where thieves break in and steal. But collect yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moths nor rust will eat them and where thieves will not break in and steal.
  • Heaven and earth will pass away; But my words won't go away
  • But Jesus said, Leave the children behind, and forbid them not to come to me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such.
  • Oh, Lord LORD, behold, you made heaven and earth by your great strength and by your outstretched arm, and nothing is impossible before you.
  • Because we didn't bring anything into the world; therefore we cannot get anything out. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.
  • But the Lord will deliver me from all evil and save me into his heavenly kingdom. Glory to him forever and ever! Amen.
  • Dear ones, we are already God's children; but it has not yet been revealed what we will be. We know that when it is revealed, we will be like it; because we will see him as he is. And everyone who has such hope in him cleans himself just as he is clean.
  • Rise, God, above the sky
    and your honor over all the earth!
  • And when he had said that, it was lifted up before their eyes, and a cloud took it up, away from their eyes.
  • Our help is in the name of the Lord,
    who made heaven and earth.
  • It is he who built his hall in the sky
    and founded his palace above the earth,
    who called the water in the sea and poured it on the ground.
    His name is LORD!
  • But he led her out to Bethany and lifted his hands and blessed her. And it came to pass, when he was blessing them, he parted from them and ascended to heaven.
  • But as much as the sky is higher than the earth,
    so my ways are also higher than your ways
    and my thoughts as your thoughts.
  • Because we do not have to fight with flesh and blood, but with mighty and mighty people, with the lords of the world who rule over this darkness, with the evil spirits under heaven.
  • Do you think that someone can hide so secretly that I cannot see them? Says the Lord. Is it not I who fill heaven and earth? Says the Lord.
  • Jesus said to him, If you want to be perfect, go and sell what you have and give it to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come and follow me!
  • Just as someone has come naked from his mother's body, he goes back to the way he came, and he keeps nothing of his work that he would take with him.
  • In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was desolate and empty, and darkness lay on the deep; and the Spirit of God hovered over the water.
Because we know: If our earthly house, this hut, is demolished, we will have a building built by God, a house not made with hands, which is eternal in heaven.