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Who went to heaven first?

Who went to heaven first?

The Christian Bible, in the Old Testament, records that both the prophet Elijah and the patriarch Enoch were bodily assumed into Heaven on a chariot of fire. Jesus is considered by the vast majority of Christians to have died before being resurrected and ascending to heaven.

Jesus was the first human (although He is also fully human/fully divine) to go to Heaven. He was the first to become raised to life in His glorified eternal body. 1 Corinthians 15:20 But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.

Who was the prophet that God opened the heavens to?

The Hebrew word hai means “expressly”, and is this word is used in Jeremiah and Ezekiel to describe the reception of God’s Word given uniquely to that prophet. Other men for whom God opened the Heavens to were Daniel, Isaiah, Elisha, Stephen, Paul and John.

Are there any prophets that have ascended to Heaven?

None of them! Neither did Abraham, Noah, David, or any of the apostles. Because heaven is not the reward of the saved. Besides, if anyone before Jesus went to heaven, then Jesus himself would be a liar: 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 3:13

Why did the heavens open to the prophet Ezekiel?

The Heavens were opened. He saw visions of God. The Word of the Lord came upon him. This expression means he knew God was speaking directly to him. The hand of the Lord was upon him. This expression means that the Lord God was moving the prophet to do something. The visions came solely to him.

Where did Elijah go when he ascended to Heaven?

Briefly, they are the third heaven, which is where God the Father and Jesus are; outer space, where the stars and galaxies are; and the sky above us. Elijah was, quite simply, taken up in a whirlwind into the sky and removed to somewhere else on earth. A full understanding requires further study, which is up to the reader.

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