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Kingdom of Heaven: There Must be Some Truth to It

Updated on July 21, 2016

Kingdom of Heaven

We know, from NASA News, that our universe is a very large place. Humans with their limited travel technology, know about the different planets, but have to rely on the accumulated knowledge of men who have travelled in a space vessel to the Moon.

What have we, as a whole, gained from the findings that they have discovered?

Confirmation Class

In 1974 until 1976, my church had my class of students learn about the Books of the Bible and to be tested on each book on what it was about.

As we progressed with each section, we had to write papers, answer questions and then, we were quizzed by our minister on what we had retained from our studies. At the end of the two years of studies, we were asked questions in front of the congregation and we answered them to the best of our ability.


We learned about Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Moses, Noah, the Flood, Sodom and Gomorrah.

We learned about the events and people of the times. We learned about the stories of men building a large tower to get to Heaven and how God did not approve and confused the languages of all the workers and none of them could communicate with each other.

The Tower of Babel is where this occurred. In modern times, when someone is rambling on and not making much sense, we call it babbling. This term is related directly to the Babel incident. If you read your Bible, you find many historical references to events and reasons for current day trends.

Camels and Needles

The Bible has stories written in Parable form. You are to read the stories and do random comparisons to modern day happenings and learn from them.

Rich men are not favored in the Bible. Jesus had many followers leave behind everything they owned, just to be a part of what he was leading. Frankly, if you had Jesus in your circle of friends, you didn't have to worry about food or drink.

He was quite good at taking fish and creating many more from a few, and if you liked eating bread, no worries. He could break apart a loaf of bread and you could invite the neighborhood over to chew on pieces of bread and by the time everyone was ready to go home, they'd be so full they couldn't eat another bite. And, even with everyone eating the bread and fish, there was still much left over.

There was a wedding, where there was a lot of wine being consumed and at some point in the evening, the wine barrels were empty. Jesus told someone to fill the barrels with water and he then had the party begin anew. The wine was full and flowing once again.

Again, Jesus performed miracles and there were skeptics. To get into the Kingdom of Heaven, you must be willing to leave everything behind. You cannot take it with you. It is written somewhere that it is easier for a Camel to get through the eye of a needle, than it is for a rich man to leave his riches behind.

There is a narrow gate, for passage to Heaven. I will compare it to the passageway that babies go through to get to earth in the first place. The babies have to leave everything behind, also, and are forced through a narrow passageway, where they are subject to bright lights, wet skin, cold air, a smack on the buttocks, the first breath of air into lungs that have never had air in them before and a general sense of panic of where are they now.

Believers are Sheep

Jesus said something to the effect of 'my sheep will hear my voice'. Blessed are those who believe and have not seen, theirs shall be the kingdom of heaven.


Rainbows are a visual reminder that God promised that he would never destroy the earth with water again.

The color must come from reflections from a place that our eyes are unable to see.


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      2 years ago from those of the Ecclesia

      As I mentioned before there are only 13 parables that begin with the words ; "The Kingdom of Heaven (God) is like" And as I mentioned before 7 of "THOSE" are found in Matthew Chapter 13. Actual there are far more "parables" than 46 contained thoughout the entire bible. I am only concerned with the one's Jesus mentioned in the four gospels.

      Have a good day

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      Char Milbrett 

      2 years ago from Minnesota

      According to Bing, there are 46 Parables.

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      2 years ago from those of the Ecclesia

      Well of the 13 parable relating dirrectly to the Kingdom 7 of the are found in Matthew chapter 13. The others are found throughout the rest of the four gospels. Also the Sermon on the Mount which is Matthew Chapters 5 thru 7 is directly related to the Kingdom of God (heaven) were Kingdom is mentiioned 7 times. And last but not least is the Olivet Prophecy in Matthew chapters 24 AND 25 where the Kingdom of God or Kingdom in mentioned 5 time. So, the parables of Matthew 13, the Sermon on the Mount and the Olivet Prophecy are ABOUT the Kingdom of God.

      And no... I did have to look them up.

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      Char Milbrett 

      2 years ago from Minnesota

      Hello, KingdomCome, thank you for your comment. Do you have the Bible memorized, or did you have to look up where the passage was? Mathew 6:33 is the passage that my page was inspired from. Seek ye first the Kingdom of Heaven and all things will be added unto you. If you look it up, the correct sequence is Mathew 6:33, Mathew 12:28, Mathew 19:24, Mathew 21:31, and then Mathew 21:43. Mathew is one of the twelve disciples of Jesus in case others did not know that.

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      2 years ago from those of the Ecclesia

      You stated the following, "It is written somewhere" ........ well, you will find it in Matthew 19:24 (NKJV) whhich states: 24 " And again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of heaven."

      Why do you write an article on a subject you seem to know nothing about? I hope you do study on this subject. It's one of the most important subject there is.

      Have a good day.


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