What makes heaven excited? What gets Jesus really rejoicing?
1. Seeing people decide to follow Jesus .
(Luke 15:7) In the same way, there is more joy in heaven over one lost
sinner who repents and returns to God than over ninety-nine others who
are righteous and haven’t strayed away!
-All of heaven rejoiced at one person changing and following Jesus
-A huge cheer from heaven reverberates whenever this happens.
2. Seeing young believers growing and doing the works of Jesus
(Luke 10:9) Heal the sick, and tell them, ‘The Kingdom of God is near you now.’
(Lk 10:17) When the seventy-two disciples returned, they joyfully
reported to him, “Lord, even the demons obey us when we use your
(Luke 10:21) At that same time Jesus was filled with the joy of the
Holy Spirit, and he said, “O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, thank
you for hiding these things from those who think themselves wise and
clever, and for revealing them to the childlike. Yes, Father, it
pleased you to do it this way.
– Jesus is so excited when we pray for the sick and hurting people
-Seeing them set free.
– And telling people that ‘God is close to you’ .
-The disciples were filled with joy.
-But Jesus.was ecstatic – filled to overflowing joy in the Holy Spirit.
Let’s be a part of making heaven applaud constantly.
And let’s invest our lives in making Jesus rejoice.