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This week's blog will be more interactive. Before getting a blog post from a leader, we want to hear your thoughts. Seeking out answers in scripture for yourself...


Is there sadness in heaven? (past, present, or future)

Can sadness exist in heaven?


and.... WHY??!??!


Do not listen to sermons ahead of time. Do not use commentary from others ahead of time. This is meant to be time with you and your Bible.


Post up your answers as a comment by Wednesday morning, April, 29th.

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Jonah Tan
Jonah Tan
May 04, 2020

Sadness can exist in heaven now because God is sad when people sin. When God creates a new heaven and new earth, sadness will not be in heaven.

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changfangwang
changfangwang
May 03, 2020

Posting for Dayna:

No , there will not be a lot of sadness in heaven according to , Isaiah chapter 25 vs 8 “he will swallow up death forever. the sovereign lord will wipe away the tears from all faces” . I believe people will not loose all there sadness but still have some type of emotions . So yes and no


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Matt Garrison
Matt Garrison
May 02, 2020

What a journey! Well, I was investigating this question just like everyone else, and while I think I could spend even more time analyzing different aspects of the question, I’d like to share where I’ve ended up thus far….


Before I could answer “Is there sadness in heaven?” and “Can sadness exist in heaven?” there were a few other things I needed to investigate first. The “why” is really the more important piece anyway right? I don’t just care about being right, I seek understanding…


1. Can I find times when the Godhead (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) are sad? The first thing I wanted to make sure I didn’t overlook was whether it is “wrong” to be sad. In…


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changfangwang
changfangwang
May 02, 2020

Genesis 6:6 says"So the Lord was sorry he had ever made them and put them on the earth. It broke his heart". Given the heart-breaking experience of God, there was sadness in Heaven.


John 16: 22 says "So you have sorrow now, but I will see you again; then you will rejoice, and no once can rob you of that joy"; and Revelation 21:4 says "He will wipe every tear from their eyes,and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever."

That being said, there won't be sadness in Heaven after the judgement day as those who have been ransomed by the Lord will be rejoicing.


1 John 3: 4…

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I believe there are 2 answers to this question-Yes and No

Where to begin? The definition of sadness helped me when I was looking the verses up. Sadness: affected by unhappiness or grief; sorrow or mourning.

Yes—There is sadness in heaven.

Genesis 6:6 “And the Lord regretted that He had made man on the earth, and it grieved Him in His heart.” Psalm 78:40 “How often they rebelled against Him in the wilderness and grieved Him in the desert!” Isaiah 63:10a “But they rebelled and grieved His Holy Spirit…” Psalm 56:8 David is talking of God, “You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in Your bottle. Are they not in Your book?” Hebrews 4:15 “For we do…

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