Many wonder what heaven will be like. It will be like Susan Boyle getting to do what she was made for. It will be like life, but without the pain and death. Heaven is not about sitting on clouds playing harps. It will be like this life, but without the pain, regret, and fear. Life will be what it was always meant to be.
Revelation 3:5 says that those who overcome will not be blotted out of the book of life. So if we do not overcome, we will get blotted out? No! Revelation 3:5 is using a figure of speech called litotes where a positive truth is stated in a negative way for emphasis. This post explains more detail about this figure of speech, how we often use it today in our own conversations, and how it helps us understand what Jesus is saying in Revelation 3:5.
Has Jesus delayed His return? Many feel that Jesus is delaying His coming for various reasons, none of which make much sense. When will Jesus return? Some think He is delaying His return because He is creating a new world for us and it takes forever. Others think it is because Jesus is waiting for the full number of Gentiles to come in. What is the truth?