Mansions in Glory

Life Less Ordinary

In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
John 14:2

The older translations of John 14:2 tell us that heaven is filled with many mansions; but many of the newer translations say “rooms” or “chambers” or “dwelling places.” It’s true the concept of “rooms” fits with the idea of the Father’s “house”; and the English word mansion originally meant “a dwelling place.” But on the other hand, even the smallest hut in heaven will be a thousand times better and greater than any house that’s ever been built on earth.

Everyone occasionally imagines living in a mansion. Maybe you’ve toured castles or palaces or regal estates. Haven’t you wondered what it’d be like to throw open the door and holler, “Honey, I’m home!” Perhaps you’ve take a tour of exclusive communities or looked…

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