Can a Deceased Loved One Look Down on You from heaven?

Can a loved one who died look down on you from heaven?

Even for believers, Heaven presents a number of mysteries. As Christians, we have the hope of eternal life in heaven, but we also recognize that there is much about this promised land that we do not fully comprehend. Whether or whether the people we’ve lost in death are looking down on us from heaven is a topic that frequently arises in conversations. The thought that our loved ones are looking over us from heaven brings tremendous solace and hope. The Bible provides answers to some of the most perplexing concerns regarding the afterlife.

Because of a number of passages in the Bible, many believers question if their dead loved ones are watching over them now. For example, Hebrews 12:1 reads, “Therefore, because we are surrounded by such a vast cloud of witnesses, let us throw aside everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles.” Let us not give up on the course that has been set before us. Many readers of this chapter have zeroed attention on the phrase “witnesses.” The word “testimony” appears in Hebrews 11; it is believed to be a reference to the faith-based accounts found in the Hebrew Scriptures. These folks have finished their earthly journey and are now at peace in paradise. It is not the primary purpose of the witnesses in heaven to keep an eye on people; rather, they serve as enduring examples for believers. In the end, we may look to their faith to inspire our own.

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Books, films, and other forms of popular culture often perpetuate the myth that the departed may see us from above and make reappearances to their loved ones on Earth. In fact, there are others who are convinced that our deceased loved ones send us supernatural signals and messages. More often than not, it is your guardian angel looking out for you when you get a sign or experience synchronicity. You must always keep in mind that God is the source of all that is good and perfect. Angels are not the same thing as our dead loved ones, despite popular belief to the contrary. In the end, God and His angelic troop are keeping a watchful eye on everything on earth. The souls of those we have lost continue to exist even after death, but they are not transformed into angels.

Perhaps you’ve had a dream or vision in which a loved one who has passed on has visited you, and you’ve wondered whether this is a sign that they’re watching over you. If you are going through a difficult period or transition, God may be attempting to reassure you in this way. It’s reasonable to assume this is a loved one trying to contact us from the other side, given the prevalence of reports of near-death sightings of departed friends and family members among the terminally ill. God does not want you to ever be afraid of anything, including death. God may wish to offer you a glimpse of the other side, including your friends or relatives in heaven, if you are scared, so that you might find peace and comfort during this difficult time. A dream in which a loved one who has passed away makes an appearance may have deeper symbolic meaning. Perhaps God is sending you her experience to help you figure things out.

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Keep in mind that the Bible guarantees that there won’t be any crying in paradise. To be assured that there will be no weeping or anguish in the heavenly realm, we might go to Revelation 17:7 and 21:4. It must be terribly tough for our loved ones up above to see us struggling in this realm of misery. It would be devastating for them to witness us hurting ourselves and the people we care about through our own carelessness. Could they be able to observe us without becoming emotional? Seeing us struggling would make it hard for our loved ones to find serenity in their own lives. Although it’s nice to think that our loved ones are keeping an eye out for us, the Bible offers no such assurance. The fact that there is no suffering in paradise should give us some measure of comfort.

The possibility of reuniting with departed loved ones in the hereafter is a topic of much speculation. The question of whether or not we shall remember our loved ones in paradise is addressed in an excellent article by Christian author Randly Alcorn: “Scripture offers no evidence of a memory wipe leading us not to recognize relatives and friends.” Paul had no doubt that he would recognize the Thessalonians in heaven (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18). God’s people will be reunited in ways far superior to anything we’ve experienced on earth.

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The afterlife is addressed squarely throughout the Bible. As far as we are concerned, death isn’t the conclusion of the story. After death, we begin an eternal existence with our heavenly father. The next verse from John 14 provides further evidence for this: “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with Me so you too may be where I am” (John 14:3). In stating, “And I shall live in the house of the Lord forever,” King David is essentially claiming that God has prepared an eternal residence for him. Jesus promises that He has gone before of us to make a home for us in the heavenly realms. As a result of this assurance, we may feel very optimistic.

While we can‘t be sure that our departed loved ones are keeping an eye on us from above, we can be certain that God is. He watches over us and provides for us in every way possible. All of our needs are met by him. The hope that we shall be reunited with our loved ones in heaven and the memories we have of them are what will help us get through this difficult time.

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My Passion for The Gospel bought about this great Platform.. I love to share the Good News. That's my PASSION. I don't believe the Gospel should be boring. Nobelie is so exclusive. You won't find what we offer any where else. You ask a friend.