“A Wonderful Time Up There” is a song that assures us that if we reach heaven, we are all going to enjoy it. In heaven, we are going to praise God and have fun. But how sure are we that after our life here on earth we will be entering the Kingdom of God? If you want to know, then continue reading to find out how to be saved.
“A Wonderful Time Up There”
In 1947, Lee Roy Abernathy wrote and recorded the song “A Wonderful Time Up There.” However, the song became more popular when it was recorded by Pat Boone and Billy Vaughn in 1958. Boone’s version reached number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song also entered the UK chart at number two. Boone included the song on his album Pat Boone Sings.
Aside from Pat Boone who made a version of the song, other artists covered the song too. Some artists who made their version were Johnny Cash, Sammy Masters, Wally Fowler, and many more.
How to be Saved?
We all want to be saved. We all want to enter the Kingdom of God and enjoy everlasting happiness. But, what do we have to do then? Here are some of the things we have to do to be saved according to the Bible. We have to accept and believe that Jesus is sent by God to lay down his life for us to be saved.
“And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.” -1 John 5:11-13
Moreover, we have to ask God for forgiveness and repent from our sins.
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” -1 John 1:9
The Song’s Content
The song “A Wonderful Time Up There” first talks about the beauty of heaven. In the song, the narrator tells us how wonderful it would be to be in heaven as we will only be praising good and doing good things. However, as the song goes on, the narrator warns us to be careful while we are living here on earth. We have to do what the Bible tells us to do to be saved. We have to do all of this before judgment day arrives which is mentioned in the Bible too.
If you are aware of the Book of Revelations, then we have to find a way to do good right now and accept Jesus before His coming.