Have you ever wondered what’s waiting for us on the other side? The Bible has some pretty incredible things to say about heaven—things that can give us comfort, hope, and a whole lot of motivation to keep pressing forward, even when life gets tough.

Bible verses about going to heaven.
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Heaven, as described in the Bible, is like nothing we’ve ever seen or experienced here on Earth. It’s not just beautiful; it’s beyond our wildest dreams. Imagine a place where pain and tears don’t exist, where joy and peace overflow. That’s the kind of promise God has made to us.

Here are 47 insightful Bible verses about going to heaven. May they motivate us to remain strong in faith as we keep our eyes on the prize.

List of Bible verses about going to heaven

John 14:2-3  

“My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.”

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1 Thessalonians 4:16-17  

“For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever.”

Revelation 21:4  

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

John 3:16  

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Philippians 3:20-21  

“But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.”

1 Peter 1:3-4  

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you.”

Bible verses about going to heaven.
Bible verse from the book of Romans 6:23.

Colossians 1:5  

“…the faith and love that spring from the hope stored up for you in heaven and about which you have already heard in the true message of the gospel…”

2 Corinthians 5:1  

“For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.”

Matthew 6:19-21  

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

Romans 6:23  

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Ephesians 2:6  

“And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus.”

2 Timothy 4:8  

“Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.”

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Revelation 22:5  

“There will be no more night. They will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, for the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign for ever and ever.”

Luke 10:20  

“However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.”

1 Corinthians 2:9  

“However, as it is written: ‘What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived’—the things God has prepared for those who love him.”

Revelation 21:27  

“Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.”

1 John 3:2  

“Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.”

Revelation 21:3

“And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, ‘Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.’”

Bible verses about going to heaven.
Bible verse from the book of Ephesians 2:6.

Matthew 19:21  

“Jesus answered, ‘If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.'”

Luke 23:43  

“Jesus answered him, ‘Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.'”

Colossians 3:2  

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.”

Hebrews 12:22-24  

“But you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect…”

1 Peter 1:21  

“Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God.”

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Revelation 22:14  

“Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city.”

John 10:28  

“I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand.”

1 Thessalonians 5:9-10  

“For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him.”

Romans 8:17-18  

“Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory. I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.”

1 Corinthians 15:50-52  

“I declare to you, brothers and sisters, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed—in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.”

“These verses provide a glimpse into the promise of eternal life and the hope of being with God in heaven. Remember to study the Bible in context and seek guidance from trusted spiritual leaders or scholars for deeper understanding.”

Bible verses about going to heaven.
Bible verse from the book of Colossians 3:2.

1 Corinthians 15:42-44  

“So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.”

1 John 2:25  

“And this is what he promised us—eternal life.”

Revelation 2:7  

“Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.”

Revelation 21:23  

“The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp.”

1 Peter 5:4  

“And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away.”

John 17:24  

“Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.”

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Philippians 3:14  

“I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.”

1 Thessalonians 4:14  

“For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.”

Revelation 22:3-4  

“No longer will there be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and his servants will serve him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads.”

Romans 6:8-9  

“Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him. For we know that since Christ was raised from the dead, he cannot die again; death no longer has mastery over him.”

Bible verses about going to heaven.
Bible verse from the book of John 3:16.

1 Corinthians 6:14  

“By his power God raised the Lord from the dead, and he will raise us also.”

John 5:24  

“Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.”

Revelation 21:1-2  

“Then I saw ‘a new heaven and a new earth,’ for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband.”

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2 Peter 1:10-11  

“For if you do these things, you will never stumble, and you will receive a rich welcome into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.”

Matthew 5:10

“Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Isaiah 65:17

“For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind.”

John 14:6

“Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.’”

Acts 4:12

“And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

Ephesians 2:8-9

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.”