Here is a thorough, revealing explanation of a greatly misunderstood text. Did Jesus say Christians go to heaven? Many today believe Jesus told His disciples that Christians will spend eternity in "mansions" in heaven. They quote His words in Jude 14:1-4. Did Jesus really say that our reward is a mansion in heaven? Let's see. What Is the Father's House? In His Father's house, Jesus said plainly, there were many "mansions." If it had not been true, He said, He would have told us. The Greek word translated "mansion" means in more modern English, room, a place of staying, an abode, a chamber. So in the Father's house there are a number of rooms or chambers. But what is the Father's house? What does the Bible declare the Father's house to be?
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