Coming soon to TodaysChristianWoman.com—a beautiful new design. Get an early look

Jump directly to the content
Guest | Limited Access
Home > 2013 > July > What I'm Learning About – Heaven > Is Marriage Eternal?

What I'm Learning About - Heaven

Life on earth is full of trials and hardships, but God assures us heaven is a joyful and perfect place like nothing we've seen before.

Death is something that no human can escape. If you've given your life to Christ, the Bible says that salvation is yours and that you will someday live an eternal life in heaven. When we picture heaven we often think of something glorious, perfect, and beautiful. God created a place for us to dwell with him for all of eternity where there will be no more sorrow or pain. Learn more about heaven and what scripture says about it.

Frederica Mathewes-Green


Q. Since the recent death of my wife, a godly "Proverbs 31" woman, I have been wondering if our marriage will continue in heaven. What does the Bible say about this?

A. May God bless and comfort you, John, on the loss of your dear wife. You can be confident that we will someday be reunited with our believing loved ones. In 1 Thessalonians, the apostle Paul assures the early Christians that they will see their departed friends and family again upon Christ's return (4:13-14). What's more, in his description of the Resurrection of the Dead, Paul stresses that heaven's beauty and joy will be infinitely greater than anything we experience in this present life (1 Cor. 15:35-57).

So, I think it's safe to say you will see your wife again. Your question, ...

article preview

This article is currently available to TCW subscribers only.

To Continue Reading:

Sign up for TCW's free Encouraging Words e-newsletter to start each day with inspiration and encouragement straight from God's Word.
Related Topics:Death; Heaven; Marriage
Posted:
July 2003

read these next

for further study

Downloadable resources to go deeper
Your Guide to Sexual Satisfaction

Your Guide to Sexual Satisfaction

God's plan for sex is multidimensional-here's how to move past making pleasure your goal to seek a more intimate connection with your spouse.
(TCWStore.com)
Living Water

Living Water

A three-session Bible study designed to quench your soul thirst and invite others in.
(TCWStore.com)
Practicing Contentment

Practicing Contentment

In our culture, we have more, but seem to enjoy life less. Here are tips on how to foster deep, counter-cultural contentment in your life.
(TCWStore.com)
Sexual Temptation

Sexual Temptation

Desire happens. Here's how to keep a misled God-given desire from ruining our lives.
(TCWStore.com)
Today's Christian Woman
Is Marriage Eternal?