<div>Leaving the ones we love behind can be an overwhelmingly scary circumstance for someone to process; however, the notion of heaven reminds us there is still hope. Oftentimes we associate things of great divinity as being heavenly because these elements display peace and hope.&nbsp;</div><div><br /></div><div>However, have you ever truly considered exactly what happens in heaven? Is the terminology of heavenly being used out of context or is it spot on? Knowing what happens in heaven will provide a better basis of association and answer lingering questions. How much do you know? How much more do you have to learn? Take a few minutes and test your knowledge – identify what happens in heaven.</div>

When you die you will become an angel.

2 Corinthians 5:8 explains that a person doesn’t become an angel just because they go to heaven. Death is a relocation of the same person from one place to another – the person remains the same. Even though we won’t become angels, we will be with them.

We will still have work to do.

God himself is a worker. He did not create the world and then retire. In John 5:17 Jesus said, “My Father is always at His work to this very day, and I, too, am working.” Scripture teaches us that we will be working in heaven.

We will know everything, once we go to heaven.

When we pass on, we’ll definitely see things in a completely new light – and that light will be much clearer. Despite our new wisdom, we will not know everything. 1 Peter 1:12 describes the righteous angels – and how they do not know everything because it’s part of being finite.

Once you enter heaven, you’ll have an eternal sleep.

In the book of Revelation we are privileged to look into heaven and see the activity that surrounds the throne of God. While the day-to-day is not considered to be stressful, the idea of eternal sleep does not exist.

We will be given new bodies.

1 Corinthians 15:52 reiterates the idea that we will be given new bodies once we enter heaven. “The dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.”
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