Heaven is for Real

A little boy's astounding story of his trip to heaven and back by Todd Burpo.  This little boy is super cute.  The book is a fast read and eye opening.  It was great story for my soul while my grandpa was in the hospital.  It reassures us that this is not the end and we will meet again.  Who really knows what heaven will be like ... all we know is that it is going to be awesome!




Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from consciousness and enters heaven. He survives and begins talking about being able to look down and see the doctor operating and his dad praying in the waiting room. The family didn't know what to believe but soon the evidence was clear. Colton said he met his miscarried sister, whom no one had told him about, and his great grandfather who died 30 years before Colton was born, then shared impossible-to-know details about each. He describes the horse that only Jesus could ride, about how "reaaally big" God and his chair are, and how the Holy Spirit "shoots down power" from heaven to help us. Told by the father, but often in Colton's own words, the disarmingly simple message is heaven is a real place, Jesus really loves children, and be ready, there is a coming last battle.
-- Google Books

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Saturday, September 24, 2011

Heaven is for Real

A little boy's astounding story of his trip to heaven and back by Todd Burpo.  This little boy is super cute.  The book is a fast read and eye opening.  It was great story for my soul while my grandpa was in the hospital.  It reassures us that this is not the end and we will meet again.  Who really knows what heaven will be like ... all we know is that it is going to be awesome!




Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from consciousness and enters heaven. He survives and begins talking about being able to look down and see the doctor operating and his dad praying in the waiting room. The family didn't know what to believe but soon the evidence was clear. Colton said he met his miscarried sister, whom no one had told him about, and his great grandfather who died 30 years before Colton was born, then shared impossible-to-know details about each. He describes the horse that only Jesus could ride, about how "reaaally big" God and his chair are, and how the Holy Spirit "shoots down power" from heaven to help us. Told by the father, but often in Colton's own words, the disarmingly simple message is heaven is a real place, Jesus really loves children, and be ready, there is a coming last battle.
-- Google Books

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