Item description for A Better Country: Preparing for Heaven by Daniel Schaeffer...
Overview An understanding of heaven is not a spiritual luxury or escapism; it is a spiritual necessity. There is a restless yearning in our hearts that moments of pleasure cannot quench and sorrow only intensifies. It's a desire planted in us by God Himself - a universal "longing for a better country-a heavenly one" (Hebrews 11:16). Schaeffer offers insight into that heavenly desire, the heavenly location, the heavenly life, and heavenly preparation, showing how God wants that "better country" to be the passion and purpose of our present life. Includes study guide for each chapter.
This transforming book will change the way you think about heaven-and the way you live on earth. An understanding of heaven is not a spiritual luxury or escapism; it is a spiritual necessity. Schaeffer offers insight into that heavenly desire, the heavenly location, the heavenly life, and heavenly preparation, showing how God wants that "better country" to be the passion and purpose of our present life. Includes a helpful study guide for each chapter.
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Studio: Discovery House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.03" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Jul 30, 2008
Publisher Discovery House Publishers
ISBN 1572932430 ISBN13 9781572932432
Availability 0 units.
More About Daniel Schaeffer
Dan Schaeffer is an award-winning writer who pastors Shoreline Community Church in Santa Barbara, California. His work has appeared regularly in more than thirty different Christian magazines and periodicals, in many different countries and languages.
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I Can't Wait! Sep 17, 2008
Wow, this book paints a great picture of what heaven will be like and what we'll be like as we inhabit the present heaven upon our death, and the coming new heaven and earth. It is a delightful book, and the author, Dan Schaeffer, did a great job of describing our future with Christ in a home Jesus created individually for each one of us. This book gives us hope for the future as we watch our world literally falling apart around us. It is a must read for Christians and non-Christians alike that have questions about what heaven will be like from a Biblical perspective. I will read this book over many times. Definitely a 5-star book!