“There is a gap between heaven and earth- we try to climb our way to heaven, and fail; we try to find heaven on earth, and we fail; so heaven comes down.”

December 23, 2018

There is a gap between heaven and earth, a distance between mankind and God. The solutions of the world are two-fold: the religious solution attempts to help humans climb the ladder to heaven; the earthly solution attempts to find heaven on earth. Both solutions fail, the only true solution is God’s: to bring heaven to earth.

Application Questions

  1. How do you recognize the “distant-nearness” between you and God in your life?
  2. What are ways you can see in your life an attempt at the “religious solution”?
  3. What are ways you can see in your life an attempt at the “earthly solution”?
  4. Why is God’s solution so much better, and how can that encourage you to worship Jesus more this Christmas?

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Matt Kleinhans

Matt serves Cornerstone by overseeing Family Ministries.

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