Sermon Topic: Paradise

Where We Go When We Die

Date: February 5th, 1956  |  Scripture: Revelation 6:9-11  |  Topics: Death, Hades, Intermediate State, Paradise, Rich Man and Lazarus, Sheol, Souls in Chains

And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held: And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth? And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killContinue Reading


The Word of Salvation to the Dying Thief

Date: April 20th, 1962  |  Scripture: Luke 23  |  Topics: Cross, Death, Judgment, Paradise, Sin, Thief

And the whole multitude of them arose, and led him unto Pilate. And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King. And Pilate asked him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And he answered him and said, Thou sayest it. Then said Pilate to the chief priests and to the people, I find no fault in this man. And they were the more fierce, saying, He stirreth up the people, teaching thrContinue Reading


Between Death and Resurrection

Date: November 17th, 1968  |  Scripture: Luke 16:19-31  |  Topics: Death, Hades, Lazarus, Life, Paradise

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in tormeContinue Reading


Where We Go When We Die

Date: August 3rd, 1969  |  Scripture: Luke 23:43  |  Topics: Death, Eternal Life, Eternity, New Jerusalem, Paradise, Resurrection

And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.


To the Dying Thief

Date: September 7th, 1969  |  Scripture: Luke 23:39-43  |  Topics: Cross, Lamb of God, Paradise, Sacrifice, Thief

And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us. But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man hath done nothing amiss. And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.


Where Do We Go When We Die?

Date: March 11th, 1979  |  Scripture: Luke 23:43  |  Topics: Death, Heaven, Paradise, Resurrection

And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.


The Sorrows of Hell

Date: September 16th, 1979  |  Scripture: Luke 16:19-24  |  Topics: Afterlife, Death, Hell, Paradise, darkness, loss, torment

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in tormeContinue Reading


The Intermediate State

Date: February 12th, 1984  |  Scripture: Luke 23:39-43  |  Topics: Abraham's Bosom, Afterlife, Death, Hades, Heaven, Hell, Paradise

And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us. But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man hath done nothing amiss. And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.


Tormented in a Flame

Date: September 9th, 1984  |  Scripture: Luke 16:19-24  |  Topics: Choice, Death, Hades, Hell, Paradise, Poor, Rejection, Resurrection, Rich Man and Lazarus, thirst, torment

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in tormeContinue Reading


Tormented in a Flame

Date: September 9th, 1984  |  Scripture: Luke 16:19-24  |  Topics: Choice, Death, Hades, Hell, Paradise, Poor, Rejection, Resurrection, Rich Man and Lazarus, thirst, torment

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in tormeContinue Reading