Where will we stay in Heaven? Will we sleep?

Where will followers of Christ live in heaven?  In John 14:2-3, Jesus said:

In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.

Now I’m not sure exactly what a room in our Father’s house will be like.  One translation referred to it as a mansion.  But I do know these things:

  • Jesus could make something magnificent in an instant, and He has had a couple thousand years to prepare rooms for believers.  So I think they will be pretty sweet.
  • It will be greater than anything we could imagine on this planet, so that has to be good.   The very best of earth is a glimpse of Heaven and the very worst of earth is a glimpse of Hell.
  • Jesus always keeps his promises, so we can rely on this 100%.

I’m not sure about the sleep part, other than whatever the sleep situation is we’ll understand it and be pleased with it.  I know my current understanding and desire for sleep make me hope for some regular nap times.  Any ideas?

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