Will we know each other in heaven?

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* Please, those who do not believe in God...

*Please do not blaspheme me because of my belief.

**You are not going to change me, and I am not going to change you.

                       thank you.

- ok, Some people say that if we were married on earth, when we get to heaven, we will know that person as a brother/sister of Christ...

We will not know them as our partner in heaven...

They will say that about mothers and fathers too..

Is that true?? I wont know my mom as my mom? Or my dad, or even.. my own Husband??

I dont mean to sound selfish, but...what do you think??

I guess no one can give me an exact answer...but what do you think??

thank you :D

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I think you will have to wait till you get to Heaven to find out that answer.
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Billy Graham: We're sure to recognize each other in Heaven

By BILLY GRAHAM

SYNDICATED COLUMNIST

DEAR DR. GRAHAM: Do you think we will recognize each other in Heaven? My husband died last year, and it would horrify me to think that we might not know each other because God had given us different appearances or something. -- Mrs. M.L.

DEAR MRS. M.L.: While the Bible doesn't answer all our questions about Heaven, I have no doubt we will recognize each other there. In fact, the Bible indicates we will know each other more fully than we do now. The Apostle Paul declared, "Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known" (1 Corinthians 13:12).

It's true that our appearance will change, because God will give us new bodies, similar to Jesus' resurrection body. Those bodies will never grow old or tired, nor will they ever experience pain or suffering or death. As the Bible says, "For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed" (1 Corinthians 15:52). What a glorious promise!

But we will still know each other. When Jesus was transformed into His heavenly glory before the eyes of some of His disciples, "His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light" (Matthew 17:2). And yet His disciples still recognized Him, and so did Moses and Elijah who came from Heaven to speak with Him.

Thank God for our hope of eternal life -- a hope we have only because Jesus Christ died and rose again to take away our sins. This is your hope -- and it can be the hope of every person reading this column, as they turn to Christ and trust Him alone for their salvation
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There is no sorrow in Heaven.  Jesus told us that He was going to prepare a place for us.  He lived and walked among us; He also loved us as both God and a man.  I trust God and Christ.  Because the Lord knows our hearts, I do not believe He would prepare an incomplete place for us. [edit]  I got carried away and didn't finish my answer ;-)  We will know them but we will be praising saints; I don't know what role we will have in God's presence but we WILL know them.

This is not wholly scriptural but it is what I know (and what you have been prompted to ask).  

It is not "selfishness" to miss those that God has placed in our hearts.  Jesus knows the sorrow of losing a loved one.   Remember John the Baptist, and Lazarus--He loved them.   and how He wept when He felt compassion for Martha and Mary at the death of their brother Lazarus...  

We have a Comforter in the Holy Spirit.  Keep in mind that your loved ones who are now with the Lord are also still very much connected to the Holy Spirit (together with Christ and Father God)...  And we are all connected by the Holy Spirit.  

Blessings.
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Good question. That actually made me think about my experiences I have with dieing patients. I work with terminally ill cancer patients. Often, as death approaches, they begin to see others that have passed on at their bedside. They always reach out for them and call their names. They even talk to them as though they are having a clear conversation with them. They tell me things like... "He / she wants me to go with him", "He / she's taking me with them", "They've come to get me", things along those lines. I always ask the patient / family / friends that are present, "Who is that she's talking to",  and they'll say something like... "That's her husband / sister / mother, etc that died 15 yrs ago". At this point, they are still referring to the one that has passed as what they were on earth (husband, sister, whatever). Always, shortly after the patients experience this "spirit" coming to get them, they die. I'm a believer in loved ones coming to help the dieing cross over. I've witnessed it too many times. Now if the titles still stand once the dieing reach Heaven, I have no clue.  I think this is as close to an answer I can give.
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Frankly, heaven is like Disneyland. At the end of the day, you have to go home!Instead of looking out for people who know you try to make more friends out there and then you can get to meet them on earth again!

Maybe everyone looks the same there so no way to distinguish between anyone! Who knows!
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I have always been told that the relationships you make here will be kept, but I am not completely sure about the specifics. I feel in heaven you won't need those relationships because you'll be with everyone all the time, so to speak. You'll never need to worry about missing them and stuff, and you'll always have love. It'll be GREAT!
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I think what you may have heard is that we will not have the same relationships as we have here on Earth.  You will know your husband is who he is, but you will not have a marriage relationship, you will not have children, you will not have to obey your mommy, you won't have to do chores for your boss, you won't have to discipline your kids, etc.  We will all be equal in heaven.
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It depends on what religion you are.

The Mormons believe that you are reunited with your whole family in Heaven, which is why family is so important to them.
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If you know or even met someone here and they are in heavens and you are in heavens too...your soul will know them and who they were to you :o).
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is that true??  Yes

I won't know my mom as my mom? Or my dad, or even.. my own Husband?? You will see their face and know who they are but they will not be your mother anymore or your husband or your father. We will all be equal.
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