Column: Age in heaven just a small mystery

We’ve been wading through a number of questions about the afterlife. We are looking for biblical answers to common questions people ask about life, death and eternity.

Whenever the Bible speaks clearly to a subject, we accept what it says as the truth. If the Bible doesn’t speak clearly about a subject, we look for biblical principles to apply. If the Bible is silent, then we admit that we don’t know or we’re not sure.

How old will we be in Heaven? In an eternal place will the passage of time matter at all? I doubt it. But this is a good question. I am convinced that for the true child of God, heaven will be the ultimate family reunion, a place where we will have no difficulty recognizing our loved ones who have gone on before us, no matter how young or old they look.

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