Jokes : The Gates of Heaven

Heaven Gate

There once was a rich man who was near death. He was very grieved because he had worked so hard for his money and wanted to be able to take it with him to heaven. So he began to pray that he might be able to take some of his wealth with him.

An angel heard his plea and appeared to him. “Sorry, but you can’t take your wealth with you.” The man begged the angel to speak to God to see if He might bend the rules. The man continued to pray that his wealth could follow him.

The angel reappeared and informed the man that God had decided to allow him to take one suitcase with him. Overjoyed, the man gathered his largest suitcase and filled it with pure gold bars and placed it beside his bed.

Soon afterward, he died and showed up at the gates of heaven to greet St. Peter. St. Peter, seeing the suitcase, said, “Hold on, you can’t bring that in here!”. The man explained to St. Peter that he had permission and asked him to verify his story with the Lord.

Sure enough, St. Peter checked it out, came back and said, “You’re right. You are allowed one carry-on bag, but I’m supposed to check its contents before letting it through.”. St. Peter opened the suitcase to inspect the worldly items that the man found too precious to leave behind and exclaimed, “You brought pavement?

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11 thoughts on “Jokes : The Gates of Heaven”

  1. will the gates of haven mean to ,me 1 day we will go to that big city no more crying no more nothing thats the way i see it we will see are love ones

  2. I greatly admire the picture of Jesus opening the gates of heaven and would like to know how one might obtain a higher quality image of it. I grew up with an image of God as a judge. I would like to give my granddaughters an image of Jesus welcoming them to heaven so that they may know a welcoming Jesus.

  3. could you please tell us who the artist of jesus opening the gates of heaven is. and do you know where we could get a picture of it. thank you.

  4. Hi John Stith,

    Yes, you can use the image giving proper credits to the image source page i.e. a hyperlink to the source webpage.

    God Bless You

  5. I think everlasting reward exists where,someone can become a rich prince who gave up his wealth in india to help the suffering.

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