The question of our own pets being in heaven is simplynot answerable with any assurance. The Bible does not say and tradition has tended to argue,鈥渘o.鈥?Still,while there can be no definitive certainty of our animals in heaven,I do think there are good grounds to hope in God raising our deceased friends.
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Are our pets in Heaven?
We have the Spirit of God in us, and it is our spirit that returns to God in heaven. Animals don鈥檛 have this spirit and therefore, we are making a stronger case that they are not in heaven. At this point, our conclusion seems to be very heavily leaning towards animals, including our beloved pets, not finding a residence in heaven after they die.
Can non-human animals experience heaven?
This definitive state of human happiness and communion of life and love presupposes the powers of rational knowledge and love, which animals do not have. Therefore, no non-human animal would be able to experience 鈥渉eaven鈥?as defined.
Will our pets cross over in heaven after they die?
While many Christians believe that God will allow our pets to cross over in heaven after they die, there are also a significant number of Christians who believe otherwise. But what does the Bible say?
Do animals have souls in the new heaven?
The souls that animals have are entirely dependent on their material makeup. As such, they do not continue to exist after bodily death as human souls do. Therefore, all animals that die before the advent of Christ鈥檚 second coming will not exist in the new heaven and new earth.