When We Get to Heaven We Will Know...

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  1. InTheLight

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    Many people say that once we get to Heaven we will learn the mysteries of God. We will know everything. All questions will be answered.

    If you hold to this viewpoint, what scripture can you provide that supports your view?

    I know about 1 Cor. 13:12. Any others?
     
  2. quantumfaith

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    I hope to be able to look up a few comrades for BB so I can say....."I told you so". :)
     
  3. HAMel

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    I don't really think we will be kept in the dark specifically but I do believe that much will be made instantly understandable and many mysteries will be make known.

    My scripture to support this? Ain't got one.
     
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    My sentiments, EXACTLY!

    This is the main reason I think debate forums need to take themselves a little less seriously! NO one knows the entire truth to anything; we only assume we are correct! Why argue, resort to name calling, etc., over issues that will one day be answered when we all get to heaven?

    I say it is merely an ego filled heart that leads men and women to speak as if they have found the answer to all life's mysteries.

    I look forward to getting to heaven, not to poke a finger at someone else and say; I was right; you were a fool!

    I just want to know where I stood on the issues, and like so many of you, I believe I will be grateful my sins are and have been forgiven, because I won't have need to apologize to anyone else!

    Good post ITL....
     
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    I've heard that, but I've also toyed with the opposite opinion. That we will never stop learning, specifically about God.

    God is infinite but we are finite, even when we are glorified we will remain finite. Therefore it seems to follow that, at least in someway, we will still be learning about God for all eternity since the finite can never fully comprehend the infinite.

    Just my philosophical thinking... I haven't got any scripture to back it up atm.
     
  6. pinoybaptist

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    test...test...test....apologies, I am getting a page that says 'forbidden to enter new replies'....thinking it might be local to a forum so am testing....
     
  7. OnlyaSinner

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    The middle paragraph is essentially my viewpoint. God has made believers capable of understanding all we need of Him to live in His will here on earth, though He expects us to use the intellect He's provided to do so. In heaven I think we'll know all of God that we then desire to know, our desires at that time being those of glorified minds. I think Deut. 29:29 fits here - that God will retain some secret things to Himself, but that when we are glorified in heaven we'll know all we ever want to know.
     
  8. InTheLight

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    I lean in this direction as well. I think that some of the theology questions we wonder about will be instantly resolved, however, we have all eternity to educate ourselves about God why wouldn't it be a continuing life of discovery and awe? We will be worshiping God for all eternity. If suddenly, BAM! we are overwhelmed with all possible knowledge of his glory wouldn't we be in some much awe that we'd be reduced to blobs of quivering jelly? Our minds won't be any where near the capacity of the mind of God, will they? I think God would allow us to ease into all knowledge of Him over eternity. That way we would constantly be discovering new reasons to praise Him all the more!

    Likewise, I think we will have all eternity to explore things that interested us on Earth. I'm thinking about mathematicians and physicists being able to research God's creation, sorting out quantum theory, multi universes, etc. To finally know how He made everything work. But it could be other interests as well. Historians would have a field day, er, a field eternity, delving into any era they chose to study (I'm thinking a high interest would be in anti-deluvian era and the Renaissance era). Also, I've always imagined Heaven as a place you can meet up with the saints, historical figures, and personalities, and ask questions.

    I don't think we will instantly have all knowledge.
     
  9. Yeshua1

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    I find nothing to support that idea though in the Bible, as God is infinite, and we will NEVER exhaustively know him and his ways!
     

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