So I’ve been going through the gazillions of scriptural references on “Heaven.” And I’m beginning to come a realization that I find quite surprising:
Heaven, so far as I can see, is never described as a place we’ll go when we die.
I’m not denying that we’ll live forever. I’m not denying that the bible speaks of Heaven. It seems to be the home of amazing and wonderful things.
I’m not denying that we’re supposed to bring about a kingdom of heaven. This kingdom seems like a place where there will be people… But the kingdom of heaven seems like the Earth after it’s been transformed through Christ’s work (both outside and inside people)
Can anybody point me toward some scripture that supports the traditional view, that heaven is this destination intended for humans after they die?