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How far does heaven stretch?

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Psalm 19:1

This is a perplexing question. Remember, there are two heavens described in the Bible – the one you would go to now if you died and the one that will be created for all believers throughout eternity.

The first is a spiritual place where your spirit lives in God’s presence.

The second will be a physical, created place where you live with God in your resurrected body. We will talk about the second, future heaven since the first cannot be measured since it exists in a dimension not measured by a tape measure.

The second heaven, much like our own universe, will have an almost limitless boundary.  That heaven is a created place so it exists within a dimensional reality. In Revelation 21, the city is even measured by length and width, showing us that heaven has a physical quality.

However, on the other hand, it is the place where God lives forever, so it must contain His eternal quality.

The universe was always meant to be a physical reminder of the eternal nature of God, so the expanse of heaven should drive us to only one answer.

How far does heaven stretch?  God.