– user862 Jan 20 '15 at 20:03 If we look beyond biblical tradition and consider other Near Eastern traditions, there is arguably a good explanation for Elijah's chariot ride into heaven, if that is an acceptable answer. But some people say that on this earth God will make heaven. See All...). See All... states, "And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.". John 6:33,38,51,62 For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world…. Proof Inerrancy is Historical What does it mean to be “fearfully made?” – Psalm 139:14. A human being. What does perish mean in John 3:16. The old testament says Elijah was taken up by a whirlwind into heaven, but the new testament says no man has ascended into heaven. From kata and the base of basis; to descend. See All... does not teach that no one has ever seen or entered heaven. See All... where Jacob sees "a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.". How? A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones. Is it wrong to give my tithe to the poor needy? While at least two people didn't die, Jesus spoke of only the Son of man ascending into heaven. What did God mean when he told Noah not eat meat that has its lifeblood still in it? Will everyone who goes to heaven be around the same age? Given these possible definitions, we can determine since John 3:13 states that no man hath ascended up to heaven (God's abode, to sit at the right hand of the Father, Acts 2:32-33) except Jesus, then Elijah can not have been taken to God's abode. (United States), If the good and bad will go to the same place, then what is the comeuppance of evil doers? John 13:3 Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God, and went to God; Matthew 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Revelation 19:9, "Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” If Christians are the bride, then who are the guests? "Freely you have received; freely give" - Matthew 10:8 |, Resurrection, Eternal life and Immortality, What are some good Bible verses to read in the time of a loss of a loved one – from the Old and New Testaments? John 3:13: 'And no one has ascended up to Heaven except He who came down from Heaven, the Son of Man who is in Heaven.' And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him. John 3:13 “And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven. (Philippines), What is eternity? (Nigeria), What does the Bible say about the 2nd resurrection (general resurrection)? ", Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular, Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular.