Will There Be Animals in Heaven?

Will There Be Animals in Heaven?

Will There Be Animals in Heaven?

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Greg Koukl of Stand to Reason answers the question, “Will there be animals in heaven?”

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12 thoughts on “Will There Be Animals in Heaven?

  1. Preet Wilson

    I have to respectfully disagree. Some of God's finest and most creative handiwork is the animal kingdom. The amount diversity found in the animal kingdom simply boggles my mind. Also the intricacies in the designs of some of these animals. Human beings have studied the natural designs found in animals for modeling and structuring of several inventions. We have not even come close to the perfection of design found in animals. We cannot even replicate let alone surpass or outdo The immense creativity and brilliance God has poured into the animal kingdom. The biology of the humming bird is absolutely mind blowing. I just cannot in my heart of hearts believe that God created all this to exist for but a moment in aspect to eternity. It would seem like a tease. Also there's several scriptures which give reasons to believe that the presence animals will continue on. This does not put animals on par with human beings, neither does it minimize human uniqueness in God's grand design. I believe everything has its proper place. 

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  2. Alafair Rey

    Respect, admire and listen to you regularly.  I know in my heart that God will have all animals in Heaven. He would not allow us to witness and them to experience the horror that they do everyday down here without good to go with the bad and an everlasting life of peace God just would not do that.  I know in my heart they will go to Heaven.  I am an animal rights activist and a Christian and the depths of depravity that humans will go to to torture and torment animals is unbelievable; the general population has no idea.

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  3. linuxisbetter0

    It seems a lot of the things that add richness, and value to our lives wont be present in Heaven.

    Not just animals, a lot of people — indeed, everyone who rationally belongs to other Religions.


    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  4. Carole McDonnell

    loooooooooooved your comment. I restated it in my response if you don't mind. It just cheered my spirit.

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  5. Carole McDonnell

    A coupla more things: do pearls have fellowship with God? or trees? or gold? or water? But the gates are of pearls, and tree of life is in heaven. Did God put all this effort into creation only to have it marred by evil and then to toss it away? I think God is love and also the ultimate creator. Creators create for all reasons. There is no scripture that says heaven is only for man. God has prepared for us a city but it is his city..and as a loving God he has put into it all we would love.

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  6. Carole McDonnell

    by your reasoning angels won't be in heaven. Fellowship is a special word,definitely and implies something wonderful in man that makes us able to totally understand God in his fullness. But although angels don't have that fellowshipcapacity to such a degree, they do have their own capacity. Just as angels do. Animals may not have souls but they do have spirits and God is spirit…so why not?

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  7. scooter17568

    Thanks for the honesty!

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply

    my dogs will be there!

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  9. deezynar

    Where does the bible say that animals don't have fellowship with God? Humans rebelled against God, not animals. Animals are victims of the consequences of the human rebellion. God has always shown compassion for animals in the bible. There's no scriptural evidence animals will be resurrected. However, it seems there will be animals present in eternity, but again, it's not clear.

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  10. Davichoo

    First, God considered animals as a "good" thing to exist in the begining, and some were created before humans. I agree there is no mention that animals who lived will go to heaven, but there is nothing to oppose the possibility there will be new ones over there. In fact, the old creation will perish, but the new one could not even be compared to the last one, which presupposes a greater creation, full of extraordinary things and creatures among saved humans, only because of Jesus Christ!

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  11. TheJason909

    My point: I don't necessarily think that _everything_ in heaven will "have fellowship with God." So it does not make sense to exclude animals from this..

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply
  12. TheJason909

    Do pearls have fellowship with God ? Or gold and rubies, as described in the Bible ??

    April 22, 2022 at 8:09 am Reply

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