Homily We all need to be purified before entering Heaven.
1. The Jewish law states that after forty days, the first born son will be presented to the temple and the mother, who just gave birth, will need to be purified before entering the temple.
a. Temple points to Heaven
b. First born son points to all Christians
c. Mothers who just gave birth points to all sinners who needs to be purified
d. 40 days points to our lifetime
3. We all need to be purified before entering Heaven. Malachi 3:2-3; Rom 12:1-2