How Are Christian to Understand Death and Dying?

Life is animate being, and once it begins it inexorably leads to death. At least this is the case after the fall of Adam in the Garden of Eden. (Gen. 2:17; 3:1-6)  This will not be the case after Jesus' Second Coming. Death is a cessation of life, an irreversible state that is characterized by the cessation of all those processes that sustain life.

WHAT SHOULD BE THE CHRISTIAN’S ATTITUDE TOWARD DEATH?

Almost every religion teaches that there is something after death, a hereafter: heaven, hell (eternal torment), purgatory (a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven), or Limbo. Other religions believe in rebirth as a different life-form. The atheist and Agnostic say that we cannot know.

What Will Happen if You Die?

When the Bible talks about the condition of the dead it presents it in five senses, (1) knowing nothing, (2) asleep like state, (3) powerless, (4) returning to the dust of the ground, (5) and awaiting a resurrection. Almost every religion teaches that there is something after death, a hereafter: heaven, hell (eternal torment), purgatory... Continue Reading →

What Did Jesus Teach About Hell?

What did Jesus mean in the above text when he said people would be ‘thrown into hell?’ How are we to understand “the eternal fire” that Jesus warned us about, is it literal or symbolic? What did Jesus really teach about hell? What does the Bible really say?

Is Hellfire Part of Divine Justice?

Why did God withhold knowledge of eternal hellfire from Adam? Satan told Eve, “For God knows that when you eat of [the tree of knowledge] your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” Was Satan right, was God withhold knowledge of eternal hellfire from Adam and Eve?

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