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.

Why Do We Grow Old and Die?

In short, it was God’s intention that his first couple, Adam and Eve, were to procreate and cultivate the Garden of Eden until it covered the entire earth, filled with humans worshipping him. Genesis 1:28 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the... Continue Reading →

What Does the Bible Really Say About Death?

Death is the end of all functions of life, namely, the opposite of life. (Deut. 30:15, 19) Within Scripture, the same Hebrew words of the Old Testament and Greek words of the New Testament are used with humans, animals, and plants. (Eccles. 3:19; 9:5; John 12:24; Jude 12; Rev. 16:3) What does the Bible say what happens when we die?

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